Project Volare is a six-week short film series and interactive guide to filmmaking created by Joel Guelzo & Jonah Guelzo. Watch, learn, interact, and win with Project Volare as they provide valuable learning resources for up-and-coming filmmakers. You can watch episode 2 of the drama now and later this week you will be able to watch and learn about Post Sound: the Other 50%.
This is a reverb plug-in like no other, reverb feeds into distortion which produces very complex, distinctive and spooky effects. Watch the tutorial to hear each of the controls and a selection of presets shape the attitude of a simple electric drum loop.
For this Pro Tools Expert Quiz, we wanted to really test your knowledge. Identify the brands that either made or currently produce these studio monitors from close up images. Think you know studio monitors? Take the quiz... try and get all 8 correct!
In this edition of Sunday Sound Effects Roundup, we feature a special offer from Avid for the Essential Library from Pro Sound Effects, new libraries from Detunized and Glitchedtones, a new set of collections and website from Og SoundFX, a travel log from Avosound and Black Friday deals from Tovusound, Avosound and A Sound Effect.
In this free Pro Tools Tip, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates the different options available when creating tracks in Pro Tools by double-clicking with the mouse including some less obvious features available with this workflow aid.
To describe the last week as busy would be the understatement of the decade. Late Monday evening one of the many fantastic clients I'm privileged to work with called asking for a miracle. The said magic meant me not only pulling a rabbit out of a hat but several long days to ensure I delivered three high-quality projects on time, which was yesterday.
This week was possible because I applied the five rules of building a healthy creative business, here they are.
If you haven't already downloaded the amazing Little Plate from Soundtoys then do so as soon as you can as this limited time offer on this amazing, this free plug-in offer expires on November 22nd 2017.
In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, you will learn the basics of loop recording and editing in Pro Tools.
Mark Franken from Sounds In Sync has been in touch with news of EdiCue version 2.8.0. This version includes new file formats that can be imported. Check the list below for all the changes and new features...
In the first video of a series of 3 - Inside the Box, about her transition from analog to digital equipment and shares some of the unexpected environments that she's taken artists to record and why she now mixes only "in the box" with digital tools like Ozone.
Without the following disciplines, mixes can quickly get the better of you. You'll only have yourself to blame if you don't work to a set of mixing disciplines. Below are 5 mixing disciplines I have used for many years that I regard as essential mixing rules which help to mix music that I'm proud and my clients praise and pay for.
Click track bleed in recordings is an absolute pain. We recommend preventing click bleed in the tracking stage as it can be difficult to remove it in the mix without using plug-ins such as iZotope RX. We have all, at some point, recorded the perfect vocal, acoustic guitar or drum track only to discover an audible click has split into the microphone from the performer's headphones. In this article, we share a handful of tips that will help you prevent recording click tracks by accident.
Our friends at Eventide have just released a "new" plug-in from their H9 Harmonizer. Like the UltraTap plug-in which was released earlier this year, the MangledVerb algorithm has been reworked to be a DAW plug-in. This is quite a unique approach to the reverb plug-in category as you'll hear in the Eventide video of MangledVerb
Universal Audio have released a V9.4 update of their software which features, amongst other things, a software emulation of the infamous Empirical Labs Distressor.
In this free tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to use the Waves Maserati VX1 Vocal Enhancer Plug-in. Tony Maserati worked with Waves to produce a number of Maserati Signature Series plug-ins. In the coming weeks, we'll look at those as well.
We get a lot of questions about video file formats and Pro Tools and which one is best to use and also some misunderstanding about terminology and definitions too. In this article, we will be trying to clear up some of the confusions as well as answer the key question "What Is The Best Video File Format To Use With Pro Tools?"
This, very quick tip is one of those must-haves in Pro Tools. You can get by without it but once you've used this you'll never want to get by without it again.
In this free video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses the Panorama section of the Fielder Audio Stage plug-in on stereo sources to manipulate the stereo field and to demonstrate how the interface provides efficient visual feedback to clearly communicate the effect of the current settings.
In a break with the norm, Dan and James chat through issues and highlights from the week's news as well as the usual Pro Tools tips, tricks and community questions answered in the same room, at the same time - no virtual table this week. Brought to you from Dan's shiny new studio.
Project Volare is a six-week short film series and interactive guide to filmmaking created by Joel Guelzo & Jonah Guelzo. Watch, learn, interact, and win with Project Volare as they provide valuable learning resources for up-and-coming filmmakers.
Non-Lethal Applications has announced the release of version 2 of their ingenious free plug-in Snapshot with support for multiple images and a Windows version.
Producing A Song In Pro Tools - Stage 1: Song Choice & Demo Recording explains GeorgieDAN's demo recording process, in this second episode "Stage 2" of the tutorial series you will learn how Dan mixes demo recordings and to also see how he sets a free time performance to a Pro Tools click track for song arrangement/templating purposes.
There are a lot of loudness meters out there and we thought it would be interesting to see which ones are in common usage and why. Please do share your thoughts in the comments and vote for the Pro Tools compatible loudness plug-in that is compatible with Pro Tools in the poll.
I wanted a single device that I could run from a single mains plug that would provide power to my studio outboard gear. A power conditioner looked to be a smart solution compared to over installing sockets in the trunking. I also didn't want to use domestic 4-way power bars anymore.
This is the tenth in a regular feature in which we will highlight some of the excellent news, articles, tutorials and competitions we have on our sister site Synth Expert. This week we feature the new, free Little Plate from Soundtoys, the DX7, a new and comprehensively equipped envelope generator and a roundup of this week's new gear releases.
One of the new features announced in Pro Tools 12.8.2 was Batch Renaming of Tracks and Clips. In this free video tutorial Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses the batch rename window to rename a group of tracks using Find and replace, Trim, Add and Number.
If you want to know what the best gear is then Russ says it's all about asking the right questions in the first place... context is everything.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Valhalla Freq Echo. A frequency shifting delay. The frequency shifter is fascinating, the delay suitably analogue-sounding and it doesn't create zipper noise when changing the delay time, making it perfect for dubby silliness. I lost an hour to this plug-in with just a signal generator and a Freq Echo - try it!
In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey demonstrates how to record your first Electric Guitar into Pro Tools.
In this exclusive extract from PureMix, Fab Dupont shares his thoughts on the best position for an equaliser relative to a compressor in a signal chain, this extract is from Equaliser Strategy and Philosophy - an in depth tutorial from Fab in which Fab takes a tour of EQ from first principles, through different types of hardware EQ and their relative merits, to specific use cases.