Aria utilizes the same equipment as the top mastering facilities in the world. Every mastering engineer knows that it’s not all about the equipment, but the knowledge and experience behind the console. In fact, Aria was built by mastering engineer, Colin Leonard, using the same processes, techniques and equipment he uses every day, resulting in countless platinum and gold albums and singles.
VCA faders give us the ability to create faders in order to control groups. This, by itself, will speed up your workflow. Now, we’re going to focus on using the automation options available on your VCA fader.
Its well know that keyboard shortcuts are a great time and energy saver when working with an application like Pro Tools but the shortcuts included with Pro Tools can be fairly limiting due to the shortage of modifier keys and lack of ability to even create your own not to mention the memory skills required to remember what combo does what - a lot of this comes with repeated use and muscle memory just like learning to type faster on a qwerty keyboard or learning to play an instrument but some casual users do get the exposure time to build up this muscle memory or maybe like me just have a terrible short term memory in the first place!