Create An Intro In Pro Tools Using Volumes, Fades, And Automation

Now, we’ll learn how to make a song intro using what we already learned, plus volumes, fades, and automation. The session file used in this video is available for free at

Effective record producers apply their knowledge in creative ways. So, we’re about to get creative with our panning choices and fades.

In this video you’ll learn: Fades, Panning, Automation, balancing pans, when to create tracks specifically for effects.

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Training Information

  • 1:07  Fading into song
  • 2:26  Panning guitar from left to right speaker
  • 4:04  Panning on pick slide from right speaker to left
  • 4:42  Moving pans throughout speakers
  • 6:06  Balancing guitars with panning
  • 6:58  Create new track just for panning
  • 7:39  Copy pasting clip to new track

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