Duplicate Track Alternative ⌃⌥⌘D — Logic Pro X keyboard command of the day

Logic Pro X keyboard command of the day. #LogicProX @StudioIntern1

  Duplicate Track Alternative    ⌃⌥⌘D

This looks interesting. I haven’t really paid attention to track alternatives — they use the same channel strip and plugins which is typically what I want to manipulate.

My typical workflow is to separate the interesting part into a new region and place that region on a new track. I can manipulate as much as I want, only affecting the isolated region(s). It is clearer to me working this way as opposed to doing region-based processing which I might use for repair. Think special processing on chorus vs. verse.

Use track alternatives — Logic Pro X

You can create and edit track alternatives and switch between them. Each alternative can contain different regions or arrangements, while sharing the same channel strip and plug-ins. Track alternatives are like “playlists” for individual tracks that can be used to try out different ideas or archive tracks at different stages of development.


9 Great Reference Mixes for Modern Pop

9 Great Reference Mixes for Modern Pop

by Nick Messitte, iZotope Contributor September 19, 2019

This article concerns itself with the genre of modern pop, but therein lies a problem: pop is a curious music, as it’s the only genre that is not a genre by definition. Whatever is popular, that is pop. “A Fifth of Beethoven,” Frozen’s “Let It Go,” and “Old Town Road” sound nothing alike, and yet they are all pop.