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In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, we show you some ideas for how to process your clean recorded "safe" DI guitar part using the stock plug-ins that come with Pro Tools.
It's that's time of year again...Black Friday is here! In this post we feature a selection of fantastic offers and deals from our valued partners that are definitely worth checking out. Many Pro Audio brands are offering extremely low discounts this Black Friday, check out what's on offer and grab yourself a bargain or two...
We have had a lot of new stories come in recently and so we have grouped them together into a roundup story. In this edition, we learn about a new EQ plug-in from Kilohearts, a coherence meter from HoRNet, Gatekeeper from Polyverse Music and Infected Mushroom and a new high order bundle of Ambisonics plug-ins from Noise Makers.
In this instalment of Inside The Mix, Grammy winner Fab Dupont from PureMix walks you through his entire final mix track by track explaining the complex production and mix process involved in crafting this indie rock track by French rockers Colt Silvers.
The recent release by Plugin Alliance of Zip by Unfiltered Audio caught my attention because of the flexibility and unusual features I'd noticed when looking at the Unfiltered Audio G8 plug-in. In this video I look at five things which stand out to me as making Zip interesting to someone, like most of us, who already has more than enough compressor plug-ins.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Nugen Audio, you will learn how to Match EQ using Nugen SEQ-S plug-in. Watch the tutorial to see how this technique can be used to create space in a mix for a solo trumpet so that the trumpet remains clearly audible without its level needing to be raised as far.
Watch the video to hear how the instrument sounds in isolation and also in the context of a full mix. Watch also to hear a comparison between Bass Slapper and the same performance performed by a skilled slap bass guitarist.
James Ivey sits down with Dave Lenat from Universal Audio to take a first look at the new OX - The Amp Top Box. The OX is a reactive load box for use with your valve guitar amplifier but it is also a DSP driven speaker and microphone emulator to give you access to a wealth of different tones from your amp in a controlled way.
In this free video, Pro Tools Expert Team member Julian Rodgers covers the use of Solo Safe in the Mix window to ensure soloing a track doesn't interrupt wanted audio. He covers two examples by using solo safe on subgroup Auxes and on effects returns.
POWAIR from Sound Radix is a two-stage leveler/compressor plug-in, designed to control dynamics and bring a sense of power to vocals, instruments, and mixes with an introductory price of $119 instead of $149.
In this free video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses the Ambience section of Fielder Audio's Stage from Plugin Alliance on a mono source to introduce movement using modulated delays and to demonstrate the innovative GUI. In this video Julian processes an acoustic guitar to demonstrate how the interface provides such efficient visual feedback with delay time, feedback, modulation settings and polarity all clearly indicated graphically.
Mike, Julian and James chat through issues and highlights from the week's news including a discussion on minimising click track bleed as well as the usual Pro Tools tips, tricks and community questions answered.
Who doesn't love a bit of slap bass? Go on... admit it, we all love a bit of slap, however, getting good slap bass in production requires very skilled bass players. Our friends at Waves clearly love a bit of the slap bass and have just released a new virtual instrument specific to slap bass guitar - Bass Slapper.
Pro Tools Expert 15 Minute Mix Challenge videos are back, this time we feature a selection of FabFilter plug-ins. Instead of using a FabFilter plug-in bundle, Dan chose to use FabFilter plug-ins he use regularly in music mixing workflow.
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.