How do I mix tracks on my headphones before outputting them individually to my speakers?

Hi,

I'm trying to find out how I would be able to mix individual tracks on my headphones before outputting them to my speakers, i.e. to be able to perform sets live. The closest I have figured out how to get to this is to mix with only the headphones knob turned up on my audio interface, then when a track is ready to turn up the main volume knob so it comes through the speakers.

Of course, this only allows for me to either have everything playing through the speakers, or to have nothing playing through the speakers. Is there a way to be able to do this on an individual track basis? I've monkeyed around with the 3 different "monitor" options for each track, but to no avail. Anything to point me in the right direction would be much appreciated. 

Thanks!

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emiska 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Near Earth Object
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    Have you tried using a separate Cue channel?

    Set it up in the I-O settings (above master fader)

    Use a different output for master and cue.

    Now click on the button that says "solo" nect to the master fader. It will then read "cue".

    Then you can click on any of the arm buttons under each track to cue it. This will not be audible via the master output.

    2 years ago | 0 comments

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