In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at a very clever metering plug-in called LEVELS by Mastering The Mix.
In this video interview James Ivey, from Pro Tools Expert sits down to chat with cellist and composer Peter Gregson. The interview takes place in Peter's shared North London studio surrounded by some amazing up to date and vintage gear.
Russ, Mike, James and Julian chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
We can exclusively reveal that Universal Audio are announcing Apollo for Windows 10 Thunderbolt systems very shortly.
Our friends at Audified have released a new version of their U73b Compressor/Limiter plugin, which is an emulation of the sixties-vintage German broadcast compressor/limiter hardware with which it shares its name which, despite its origins, has found favour in European mastering circles.
Unison is a feature of UAD plug ins which really sets them apart from their native counterparts. Near zero latency can be achieved in other ways, though the guaranteed performance of UAD plug ins is very seductive, especially at the price point of UAD solutions which, while at the premium end of the plug ins market are still much cheaper than accessing AAX DSP plug ins.
Avid have announced the release of Sibelius® | First 8, the 'lite' version of Sibelius, their music composition and notation software. But unlike its Pro Tools cousin Pro Tools First, Sibelius First is not free.
The rest of the team have shared their approaches to security in their private studios. I’m going to take a look at security in studios in institutions. There is a fundamental difference here - In a private studio you can protect equipment by limiting access to the space. Unfortunately you can’t do that in an institution and much of the access you will be offering is unsupervised. What are the risks and how can you mitigate them?
Short-Form specialists ENVY Advertising have recently opened a new facility on Mortimer Street in Fitzrovia, London, and commissioned Scrub, a division of HHB Communications, to supply the audio kit. Envy Advertising concentrates mainly on commercials, trailers, promos, channel branding and web content.
Listening back to old and forgotten material can open quite the emotional time capsule. What do you think when you listen back to your old music productions? How do they make you feel?
In this bumper issue of Sunday Sound Effects Roundup we start with a great deal with SoundBits offering 45% off all their libraries, we have two great stories from the A Sound Effect blog on Westworld and Deepwater Horizon. Then there are new libraries from Pole Position Production Airborne Sound and RDGsoundFX. Finally we have news that Sound Ideas have been in the UK the results of the A Sound Effect survey and metadata developments at Airborne Sound.
You might have seen a McDSP tease on our Facebook page, well now we know what is is. ur friends at McDSP have released the AE600 Active Equalizer. They tell us that the AE600 is a greatly improved version of McDSP's AE400 Active Equalizer, with more bands, more EQ and filtering options, and an improved user interface.
In this Myths Of Modern Recording article I will argue that just using foam tiles as acoustic treatment does little to improve problematic room acoustics.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew looks at the incredible BX Rockrack V3 Player and looks at the many different tones available from this free amp sim from the masters of amp sims Brainworx who are part of Plugin Alliance.
When one often mentions the use of glass in a studio some people look at you as if you are mad - glass gets a bad rap from some sections of the audio community, often associated with lots of hard surface and reflections.
One of the things I love about using Pro Tools is that it is not purely a post production tool - it is used for music production. This means that we in post production occasionally get to play with some music toys.