Tracking (noun, verb)
Type: noun, verb
Also spelled or known as: Trackin’
What does Tracking mean?
Recording individual tracks or songs, on computer, recorder or tape.
Tracking (also called multitrack recording or multitracking) is the process of recording a collective of sounds onto separate tracks, then combining the tracks to play back simultaneously “the recording process”. Tracking is basically recording songs, on computer, recorder or tape. During tracking audio is recorded digitally as separate audio files into a digital audio workstation (DAW). In a DAW, tracks contain audio and MIDI layers. Each instrument has its own track.
Tracking Synonyms: Multitrack Recording, Multitracking
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