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Category: Using Sonar

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, Add a tick next to ‘Eq’ You should now be able to see an extended […]

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 be aware that not everything you read is not an absoulute. As with experiments getting […]

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 select first track hold ‘shift’ key and select track 9. – ‘Move To Track Folder’ […]

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 more parameters but we’ll stick with just these two to start with. To add an […]

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 the ability to control a tracks effects bin by using envelopes. :::Here’s how::: Start a […]

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 them if you want. Then selct the tracks you want to be in your template […]

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 file that you can download(here) and test. :::The SetUp::: Track to be affected:  Synth? add […]

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 Powercore don’t seem to have Sidechain capabilities which means having to use native/pc based plugins […]

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 input and a sidechain input. When a VST sidechain effect is inserted in the FX […]

Mixing down / Rendering Audio in Sonar

Rendering Audio/Creating Mixdown in Sonar 7.

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