What Is Mix Automation? Everything You’ve Been Too Afraid to Ask
Whether it was a music producer saying “I automated the EQ cutoff frequency to create an awesome filter sweep” or a sound engineer using “automation to ride the vocal track,” you’ve probably heard the word automation used a lot.
In this article, I will try to answer all the questions you’ve always had about mix automation but were too afraid to ask. We’ll go over what automation is, why you’ll want to use, and the basics. To learn three creative applications of using automation in a DAW, check out this article.