In this video review for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor and self-confessed microphone addict, James Ivey takes an up-close look at the new Mercury Valve Condenser microphone from British manufacturer Sontronics.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey talks to recording engineer, producer and re-mixer Marc "JB". Recorded in JB's new home studio, they chat about the studio design and build process and some of the gear, and toys that JB has on hand to make real sounding Dance / EDM tracks.
Russ, Dan and Peter chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
For the final instalment of our A to Z of Waves series, we have chosen Z-Noise for the letter Z. Z-Noise is a real-time broadband noise reduction plug-in by Waves that enables users to remove artefacts from noisy audio.
In the second of these excellent videos from Yamaha Commercial Audio, Patrick Killiarney looks at IP addresses which have special status. This is much easier going than the previous video and comes in just under five minutes. So now you know why your subnet mask on your home network is always 255.255.255.0, So why do your home network IP addresses always start 192.168.0? Watch the video and you'll find out.
In this edition of Sunday Sound Effects Round Up we look at new sound effects libraries from Soundmind, Sonic Salute, HISSandaROAR, and Arrowhead Audio SFX. Airborne Sounds announce some price drops, and we some very interesting articles from the blogs of A Sound Effect and Pro Sound Effects.
It's time now to feature February 2017's winner of the monthly Sonnox Community Award, whereby we award the individual, who in the judge's opinion, made an outstanding ongoing contribution to the Pro Tools Expert community. The winner then gets to choose a plugin of their choice from the Sonnox Elite native bundle.
There's a challenge that all creatives face at one time or another, make sure you are ready for it and have the right people around you when it comes.
This week's Free Pro Tools Plug-in is a charming looking filter plug-in by OhmForce called Frohmage that delivers warmth and dirt to audio.
In this overview video, Russ Hughes shows how the PreSonus Digimax DP88 can be used to expand the audio inputs of popular audio interfaces such as the Universal Audio Apollo and Focusrite units.
Knowing how to listen is the key to making better and faster decision during the process of recording music. In this pureMix tutorial video, Fab shows you how to focus your attention on parts of the signal, explains memorization process and habits and warns you aginst the most common bad habits.
A new feature of the latest MacOS Sierra 10.12 is the option to trash your installer when you are done with it.
At first, this may seem both helpful and smart, after all, who needs all those installers hanging around once the install is done.
But have you wondered why Apple offers to do this?
Our friends at RSPE Audio Solutions are putting on a PMC Listening Event with the award-winning PMC MB3-XBD and BB6-XBD Studio Monitors. Join special guest Peter Thomas, founder, visionary, and owner of PMC Speakers for the US launch PMC's latest active studio monitors.
In this free tutorial, you will learn how to add a retro vibe to a master using the Waves Vinyl plug-in. Watch the video to gain a better understanding of the controls and to hear how a Blues style mix is shaped into a more fitting vintage master using Waves Vinyl.
In this free tutorial you will learn how to use the main controls in Monofilter by Nugen Audio to centre sub bass frequencies in stereo keyboard tracks. Watch to hear examples of how Monofilter can easily focus sub bass in Synth and Rhode tracks while retaining the mids and high stereo image.