Today we have the amazing possibility to work together with musicians and producers anywhere in the world. All you need is a computer and a internet connection. But when you have all those options, you also need to take responsibility to help your collaborators. So now it is more important then ever to send clean and understandable sessions to your clients.
A Unique Weekend Seminar On The Art Of Mastering. Learn insider tips and sharpen your mastering skills at iZotope’s inaugural Mastering Academy weekend, an exclusive learning opportunity for audio professionals.
Alan Sallabank here, first a bit of background. My entire career has been spent using Windows, Mac and proprietary systems for audio post production, and currently I use both Windows and Mac on a regular basis, and indeed also own a MacBook Pro, which I bought recently. More on that later. But for now I wanted to outline why I use Pro Tools on the Windows platform.
We all know FabFilter for their great plug-ins. For a lot of us in the team their Pro-Q 2 EQ plug-in has become our 'go to' eq plug-in. However FabFilter may not be as well known for their synth plug-ins and stand alone synth apps. In this first edition of "FabFilter Presents..." sit back and enjoy the talents of Niels Broos
Compression is probably the most used tool ever. Go further in the learning process of using it on vocals for a more controlled sound. From peak limiting to gently compressing, Fab Dupont goes into the art of compression and will show you how to compress vocals using vintage gear emulations and modern machines.
Mike answers questions from community members who wanted to know more about M/S dynamic processing using the MB-7. Mike also demonstrates using the free HOFA 4U MS Pan plug-in to create an M/S Processing channel strip in Pro Tools 11.
In this video Eli Krantzberg from our sister site Logic Pro Expert shows how the McDSP’s active EQ, the AE400, is used to make threshold dependant EQ adjustments to specific areas of the frequency spectrum.
In this extended show & tell review, team member Marcus Huyskens has takes an in depth look at the latest Reverb from Waves, H-Reverb. H-Reverb is the latest in waves' hybrid line, featuring a new 'finite Impulse Response reverberation technology'.
We were contacted by community member Glenn Skinner who had come across this advert on the website Creative Cow. He wasn't sure at first if it was real or a joke, but on clicking it he was taken to the Avid website where he could buy (or rent) a copy of Pro Tools 12.
In this video James talks about his approach to mixing real drums using Waves plug-ins. He looks at creating the perfect Hi Hat, Ride and Overhead sound using the JJP Signature plug-ins and uses the Kramer plug-ins to help glue the drums together.
For today only Waves are offering the Kramer HLS Channel for just $69 instead of $250 as part of their Weekend Deals, which you can check out on the Specials Page.
In the pictures taken by Mike Aiton from our recent Sontronics and Latch Lake eventat Red Bull Studios, you might have seen that James' iPad appeared to be glued to a mic stand. In this very short video James shows you how to use the iOx Boom from Latch Lake.
To choose You as the candidate for the letter Y could be seen as admitting defeat (look in the Reference Guide index - it goes from X straight to Z!) but I’d prefer to think of it as an acknowledgement of what is really important.
If you are yet to try out our new Production Expert Premium video tutorial platform then this weekend is the time to take a look. Sign up this weekend with coupon code 30DAYSFREE and you can watch as much as you like for 30 days without charge, cancel any time.
There’s nothing better than an amazing lead vocal, we all have our favourite vocalists, but often the unsung heroes (forgive the pun) are the backing vocal performances. If you are yet to attempt backing vocals, or struggling to get them right, then follow these tips to getting better backing vocals.
Have you ever wanted to know more about mastering but wee afraid to ask? Well iZotope has updated their free educational guide Mastering with Ozone to keep pace with the evolving world of mastering technology and techniques.