Last month we ran a competition to win one of three copies of the Sonnox Envolution plug-in. We are pleased to announce that the winners are João Almeidia, Tim LaRiviere and Steve Harrison.
In the first of three articles on AVB I’m going to try to explain technical solution to a technical problem without getting too technical… Hmm. Wish me luck!
On a recent Pro Tools Expert podcast we were asked what version of Mac OS X we recommended for our Pro Tools computer. The team gave various answers which included Yosemite and El Capitan, but when some of the team were quizzed about why we could not recommend El Capitan the issue of the laggy video performance was raised as one reason for not recommending it.
The AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces envelops your sources in the gorgeously dark, dense ambience that only spring reverb can provide. Watch this free video from UAD to help you get the classic BX20 sound in your mixes.
A few days ago we received an email from community member Rick Tucker the Owner/Producer of Raw Wood Studios and himself a Vietnam Veteran. Raw Wood Studios is a place that was conceived by Rick to give veterans somewhere to record. He already has support by many of our friends such as Slate, PreSonus and Eventide.
In this free tutorial, Paul Drew demonstrates this highly musical EQ on a lead vocal.
I thought it'd be a bit of fun to find out the gear histories of the Pro Tools Expert Team.
Our friends at Flux:: have released Bittersweet Pro V3, a Frequency Dependent Transient Designer built around an improved design of the algorithm found in the extremely popular freeware transient processor BitterSweet.
What do you do when you are trying to open a very old Pro Tools session with Sound Designer II files that was saved on a Mac. Community member Radek Dolezi got in touch with a question along these lines.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert James Ivey does some testing with SoundRadix Auto-Align to try and find out which microphone you should use on a drum kit as the master or focus mic.
Russ, Mike, James and Julian chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
What do you do when you have a computer with a single Thunderbolt port and 2 peripherals that both have single thunderbolt ports? This was at the root of a question from community member Sylvester Malik.
We talk a lot about gear on this blog, but the truth is that it is the people who really make the difference. The same applies to our creative pursuits - you can have the best gear in the world but without the talent we achieve far less.
In the case of the letter N one name looms large in pro audio. UAD have given several Neve products their attention, The 1073 preamp and EQ, the 33906 compressor and the 1081 and 31102 EQs are all available but for this post I've decided to concentrate on the 88RS channel strip.
Recently, I have been suffering some screen re-draw issues on my Mid 2010 Mac Pro which had an ATI Radeon HD5770 1024MB graphics card in it. So I had a chat with Rich at Create Pro to see if upgrading my graphics card might help and he recommended an AMD R9 280X 3GB card.