Full ACK and in addition I would use a subgroup for the channel of the
regular track and for the channel of the track of the copied fragment.
Even if heavy mixing is required, e.g. for an audio collage I guess it's
more musical to do such heavy mixing with an external (not necessarily
analogue) mixing console.
Some kind of heavy mixing for current chart music needs automation that
isn't possible by Linux now, if this is needed it can be done by
recording the different mixes and then by piecing together this
recordings, because this kind of music itself is pieced together.
No doubt about it, it would be good to have automation similar to the
automation by proprietary MacOS and Windows applications, but to be
fair, on MacOS and Windows this usually is done by all-in-one
applications and not the modular way. E.g. muting and unmuting reverb
etc. is harder to "automate" by Linux using several applications. IMO
such effect mixing isn't done very often, just for a few songs and there
are several tricks to avoid the need of automation. Perfect automation
is useful, but not needed.
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