In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at EZX Dream Pop for EZ Drummer 2 by Toontrack. Thank you our Friends at Time+Space for providing us with a copy for this review. To purchase EZX Dream Pop please visit the Time+Space website.
In this video James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert talks to musician, producer and studio owner Sean Genockey. Sean explains about his approach to recording and mixing using his amazing selection of outboard gear to create is ideal hybrid console.
There's a lot of talk about what gear choices to make for better sounding recordings and a lot of tutorials that hope to assist people improving the final mix. What if I told you there were 3 ways to improve your mix before you even press record, even better all of them cost zero.
The reality is that some of the greatest drum sounds, guitar sounds and vocal sounds were achieved using these 3 techniques. Sadly many people have become so obsessed with gear that they've missed some of the basics.
In this week's Sunday Sound Effects Round Up we have a get competition from Sonniss, a new library and special offer from SoundBits, a taste of another great article from the A Sound Effect blog on the Audio Ease Indoor plugin and a new library from The Sound Keeper.
Nearly 2 years ago we posed this question: "Will Avid Continue To Make Audio Interfaces Or Just Concentrate On Software?". Some thought the idea unlikely. But as we look at the recent announcements around Pro Tools 12.6, particularly the ability to buy Pro Tools HD software without hardware and the new Digilink licence, one can't help wonder if this is even more likely than ever?
iZotope have recently released Neutrino a free plugin that uses spectral shaping technology to process the audio. But what is spectral shaping? In this article with the help of the iZotope team we are going to try and lift the lid on their spectral shaping technology.
A number of our Pro Tools Expert partner brands, who support us so we can help you, have done well in the nominations for the 32nd TEC Awards announced recently.
In this free video team member Paul Drew demonstrates the amazing Indent Plug-in from Unfiltered Audio and Plugin Alliance on a Hammond Organ. Paul starts off by adding a hard clip element to the inputs and outputs, so that the Hammond drives nicely.
Sounds In Sync, the makers of Ediload have released an update to their conforming and re-conforming software EdiLoad. New features include a new Process menu and new options for the column transfer window.
In this video tutorial Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper shows you how to recreate Tony Visconti's famous three microphone production technique used in the recording of David Bowie's Heroes.
Audinate, the makers of Dante have updated their Dante Via Product to version 1.1 introducing significant new features including increased channel count, a mixer and ASIO support.
Accusonus claim that their new plugin release Regroover is the world's first Artificial-Intelligence Beat Machine. Apparently it is based their patent-pending “advanced audio analysis” (a3) technology.
I can't believe that many of you out there would not have heard of Dynaudio. I would put money on the fact that most of you have mixed or worked on a pair of Dynaudio monitors. In fact, the first studio I ever worked in had a paid of BM5s on stands behind the console. Now they have a new range of monitors, the LYD range.
Even though Mac OS 10.12 Sierra has only just been released there are a number of plugin brands making announcements on Mac OS Sierra compatibility. Currently we do not recommend that you install it on a working Pro Tools system. Avid have yet to make a formal announcement but we understand that 12.6 will not be approved for Sierra when it is released later this month.
The RADAR recording and playback system is well known as a tool for commercial audio, creative composing and recording, scoring stages, sound editing, post-production, video game sound design, and mix down. Now iZ Technology want to make RADAR the system of choice for live event capture and multi-channel playback as well.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew looks at the fantastic J37 plug-in from Waves to add a tape delay and flanger for width in the mix. Paul starts off changing tape type and input levels.