Tracking Explained (The process of recording tracks to make a song) – Studio Jargon Busters #5

Welcome to episode five of our series here on Studio Live Today where we take a commonly used studio or audio term that it not so commonly understood.

In this episode, we take a look a look behind the term “tracking” and discover that it pretty much means recording music to tracks in a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

Covered in this video:
1. What is tracking?
2. Ways to tracks (full band or individual)
3. Multi-track recording
4. Audio interfaces and mixers for tracking
5. Managing “bleed” when tracking multiple instruments
6. Why would choose to record a full band or individually

Related Videos:

Studio Jargon Busters – Full Series –

Multi-Track Recording in GarageBand iOS (iPhone/iPad) – Record Guitar and Vocals on Separate Tracks –

Audio Interfaces – Which One is Right for You? –

Mixing a Full Song in GarageBand iOS 2.3 –

Record a Guitar and Vocal Demo in GarageBand iOS –

For more Studio Jargon Busters, go to


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