Part 8 of 31 – Wish you could save CPU power and bring your mixes together faster? It might be time to consider processing your tracks on the buss level first before putting plugins on the individual tracks.

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One thing I’ve been doing a lot more of lately is processing my drums, guitars, and other similar instruments on the group level with a buss or aux track first. With fewer plugins I can bring my mix closer to the sound in my head, in less time. And isn’t that what many of us are short on these days: CPU power and time?