Category Archives: Using Sonar

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Enable EQ in Sonar – Show EQ in Track

Thought this needed it’s own place: Workthrough on how to enable Sonar’s EQ. If not already on view you’ll need to edit your display in track view, Look in following image, Click white triangle on ‘Display’ to bring up menu, … Continue reading

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Removing Hum with the Phase Invert on Sonar

If you’re looking for Phase inverting/Reversal VST Plugins scroll to the bottom of the page… Before you go ahead I must point out that the following article was written in reaction to something I read, this being the internet please … Continue reading

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Sonar 7, Console View and Nanokontrol

To increase workflow using the Korg Nanokontrol I decided that I needed to create a project that matches the Nanokontrol. Please note this only uses 32 tracks(The maximum amount of tracks I limit myself to) First create 32 tracks. Now … Continue reading

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Sonar Tips and Tricks: Envelopes

Within Sonar there are some very cool little tricks which go unseen at first. One of these is the ‘Envelope’ feature. With the Envelope we can control the parameters of a track such as the ‘Volume’ and ‘Pan’. There are … Continue reading

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Sonar Effects Tips and Tricks: Envelope and Automation

Want complete control of your VST effects in Sonar? Being musical doesn’t just come down to be able to play cool riffs or spiky licks, it comes down to using every tool available to you. One very cool tool is … Continue reading

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Sonar Workflow Tips and Tricks: Track Template

Sick of having to name your tracks everytime you start a new project? A really nifty way to save time in Sonar is to create your own ‘Track Templates’. :::How::: Start a new project. Add a couple of tracks, name … Continue reading

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UAD Sidechain and Sonar Revisted

The folloing is an update of this article, After trying to follow what I wrote decided I needed to show where tracks were going to understand correctly what was happening. I’ve also included screen shots and the actual Sonar 7 … Continue reading

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Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining with UAD

I found this article on the UAD website click here As someone who uses both UAD and Powercore plugins I wanted to see if there was a way to set them up as a sidechain effects. Unfortunately both UAD and … Continue reading

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Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining

<–Sonar and Sidechaining–> For this article I’ve used the free sidechain vst plugin created by slim slow slider download: here Sonar 7 upwards supports multi-input plug-ins, typically sidechain plug-ins. Sidechain plugins are VST effects that have two inputs, a main … Continue reading

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Mixing down / Rendering Audio in Sonar

Rendering Audio/Creating Mixdown in Sonar 7.

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Using Track Folders – Sonar

Speed up your workflow – use folders to organise your tracks. Name your folders and tracks…

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Emu 0404 pci sound card clicks and pops

In an earlier article I mentioned that I had installed the EMU 0404 PCI sound card. I basically got it off ebay for £30, and it was curiosity that made me go for it. Curious about it’s zero latency and … Continue reading

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Edit keyboard shortcuts – Sonar

Need to know what Sonars shortcuts are or would like to set your own? Using the ‘key bindings’ edit function in Sonar can help you speed up your work rate. Options – Key Bindings It also helps you understand Sonar … Continue reading

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X-Session UC-17 & ACT Sonar setup FX

Here is a guide to setting up the X-Session UC-17 to control VST FX in Sonar 7 It is part 1 – showing you how to setup a Control Surface and how to use the ‘midi learn’ function. This guide … Continue reading

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Staff View – Change Layout – Sonar 7

Link to article about Staff View Here is a basic video tutorial on how to change the layout/clef.

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