In this video review Dan Cooper from Pro Tools Expert takes a look at Falcon - a hybrid virtual instrument by UVI. Dan demonstrates a selection of patches found in Falcon whilst showing you the main areas of the interface that he likes. Watch to find out what he thinks.
It wasn't long ago that we didn't even know what a plug-in was, let alone use one.
But in the last 20 years plug-ins have become a core part of the music and post production chain, for many replacing some if not all of their old hardware.
Some people like me still own hardware, in fact I started buying it all again by acquiring things like an 1970s dbx compressor, the UAD 1176 and an SSL channel.
Julian gets nerdy with a spectrum analyser in the latest in the A-Z of UAD. S is for Studer
With the growth of immersive formats like Dolby Atmos and Auro 3D, the channel format limit in Pro Tools HD of 7.1 is now sadly lacking. We need at least 9.1 for Dolby Atmos and 11.1 for Auro 3D but with the explosion of virtual reality and the rebirth of Ambisonics formats to support VR we need these VR formats included as soon as possible.
If you are a Producer, Engineer or Musician then chances are that you have been asked to work on someone's recording project. That's all well and good, but how do you get compensated for your efforts? - 5 ways of getting paid for your production work.
Today Sound Radix released a new update of Surfer EQ - welcome Surfer EQ2. I am thrilled to see this update as I am a big fan of Surfer EQ version 1.
In this free tutorial video, Paul Drew demonstrates how to use the Lindell Channel X from Plugin Alliance to make a vocal pop out of the mix.
In this free Pro Tools tutorial Russ shows how to reduce audible artefacts that can occur when using the Pro Tools elastic audio feature. Elastic audio is a great tool for correcting timing mistakes in Pro Tools. If not used correctly the results will sound unpleasing.
This is a discussion we should be having more with plugin manufacturers. At what point does a plugin GUI become an impedance rather than a help? Should a "mini mode" be mandatory for AAX plugins?
In this video (part 2 of 2) James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert talks with Robin Porter of AMS Neve about new Neve BCM10 Mk2 and some of the finer points about routing audio around this small yet mighty console.
A heatwave is forecast for the UK over the few days. These 5 tips are to help those people stuck in hot recording studios cope better in hot temperatures when air conditioning is not available.
Some of you may remember the video reviews I posted roughly a year ago of Sonarworks Reference 3 room and headphone calibration plug-ins. A year has passed since those reviews so in this article I am going to share my experiences one year on of using Reference 3 in my mixing workflow.
Our friends at Universal Audio have partnered with Abbey Road Institute providing recording hardware and software for Sophisticated Educational Programs and Seminars.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew uses the Waves Infected Mushroom Pusher Plugin to add width to his master buss, and has fun with the other controls too.
We have shared a number of videos from audio post specialist Jonah Guelzo covering a range of techniques in audio post production using Pro Tools. In this 32 minute video tutorial Joah works us through the techniques he used an friend his brother and friends put together for the annual 48 Hour Film Festival.