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Album workflow, one project or a project per song?
Old 28th June 2020
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Album workflow, one project or a project per song?

Hi Jens! I would like to know if, when working in a full album, do you load the whole thing in one project or do you use a separate project for each song?, and how do you choose which song to start with?
Old 12th July 2020
Hi Horacio, good questions.

I normally work with one session per song, or it will end up very cluster****ed. I also dislike the idea of having the exact same sound in all songs. Some albums have been done in one single session, but then I usually would end up with "save as" per song before the final stage of mixing.

I usually ask for a song to start with that is representative, and contains a ****load of elements. If I have access to rough mixes, I may write down a "mix path: which order I'm planning on mixing the songs. Usually, I wanna do heavy and busy songs first, then slower songs and ballads last.
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