Subgroups have been around forever on mixing consoles, and there is a reason. They help give you control over your mix in a way that compliments having the individual channels accessible. Want to turn up the drums a bit here? One fader and you’re done. The guitars need a bit of compression? One plugin and you’re done.

This Works In Any DAW

As with all of these 5 minute video tutorials, the concepts are applicable to any DAW, not just Pro Tools. No matter what your recording platform of choice calls them, you can create subgroups quickly and easily. And the more you use them the more uses you will find for them. Take a look…