If using a lot of third party software synths in Logic Pro, check out this tutorial to see why you may want to reset the channel strip to make it Kompletely blank so you can take full Kontrol of it. To make it easy and avoid missing this important step, grab a copy of the LogicKeyboardNinja key commands file as there is a key command for it. So if you haven’t yet, you may want to install it.
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If you use Command Option S to add a new software instrument track to your project, then this tutorial covers why you may want to reset the channel strip with Command Option Return before adding another Software Synth to it. It also discusses how you can avoid having to worry about this if you use Command Option N to set a default instrument. This is especially useful if you always start with a specific synth or use one in particular the great majority of the time.
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