PACE Anti-Piracy, Inc. introduces an entirely new approach to software license protection—iLok Cloud. With iLok Cloud, software publishers can offer their users quick and easy access to their licenses from any computer with an Internet connection. iLok Cloud has the same level of robust security as the current iLok USB smart key, which will remain as an option along with machine-based licenses.
In this free video tutorial Julian recreates a sound he is familiar with from a mis-spent youth using too much distortion and reverb in various garages in the 80s! However after that he picks up a point from the manual which suggests trying the bx_yellowdrive after the amp sim for a different sound.
Sound Radix, the company behind plug-ins such as Auto Align and Drum Leveler, is to unveil a brand new plug-in called POWAIR at AES 2017.
The POWAIR plugin is in their own words "a smarter, more natural sounding dynamic processor. "
POWAIR is a novel design two-stage leveler/compressor plug-in, designed to control dynamics
and bring a sense of power to vocals, instruments, and mixes.
Russ, Dan and James chat through the issues of the day including a discussion on the merits of room correction software, our attitudes to AI and mastering software. Questions from the community include a request for advice on interfaces with AoIP and Russ reports back after a day with Jacob Collier.
It never fails to amaze me the number of time I hear "Now that's a good idea" when talking with colleagues in the pro audio industry or the Pro Tools Expert team about some of the work-flow idea we individually take for granted. One such moment of genius was my use of Dropbox for collaboration.
If you are attending AES 2017 this year do head on over to the Eventide booth as they will have the H9000 on display for users to get up close and personal with it. The H9000 is a powerhouse featuring x8 the processing power compared to the current Eventide H8000. It also features MADI, Dante, Ravenna connectivity.
In this free video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses SoundGrid Studio, the software used to configure and control SoundGrid AoIP networks to route audio between a DiGiGrid D networkable audio interface, a host Mac running Pro Tools and a Macbook Pro outputting browser audio across the network and into Pro Tools.
Our friends at The Audio Hunt, the online studio gear collaboration site, recently released a new cloud application designed specifically for audio professionals and studio owners called Studio Assistant. Studio Assitant claims to help studio professionals easily manage their studio bookings, clients and finances all within a single cloud solution.
his is the sixth in a regular feature in which we will highlight some of the excellent news, articles, tutorials and competitions we have on our new sister site Synth Expert. This week we feature Part 2 of Stephen's recent visit to Iceland with a slideshow of vintage synths, Stephen also invites readers into his studio to tour his personal collections of synths. Continuing the vintage theme, in the first part of a series we look back to the Korg Poly 800, an 80s polysynth which broke new ground in terms of its affordability. And from cool vintage analogue we venture into possibly the uncoolest of keyboard categories by asking whether people who ignore arranger keyboards are missing out.
This tip is so useful but less well known than it should be, if you track a lot this is an essential. Instead of dragging pre/post roll flags around in the timeline ruler, just click in the clip to set the pre roll to exactly the right place, easy when you know how.
Sonarworks have been very busy implementing zero latency into the system meaning users can now track through Reference 4 speaker and/or headphone calibrations without any monitor latency issues. This is big news!
Russ suggest that stifling innovation is unwise, even more that censoring debate about it is even worse.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Protoverb from U-he. This is a free plug-in which was originally conceived as a method for U-he to data-mine their user's ears, it's an experimental reverb based on the idea of a "room simulator" which allows users to audition random setting using two randomise buttons to quickly audition radically different reverbs, and best of all it's free.
Jonas was once a skeptic of Room Correction Software - now he is not. After Johas performed a test on what he thought was his perfect sounding studio he discovered there was room for improvement. Jonas found that there has been a noticeable improvement in his work with the use of Sonarworks calibration software. Now, he won't mix without it.
We love attending Pro Audio Events, especially when great studio gear is on display in the company of great people. On the 11th October 2017, Pro Tools Expert attended an ADAM Audio S Series listening event, hosted by JigSaw24 and the ADAM Audio Team at Dean Street Studios - London. James Ivey & I attended.
Apogee, makers of the ONE, Duet and Quartet USB audio interfaces has announced Windows 10 compatibility for customers who purchase the latest generation of these products.
Exclusive free plug-in for the Production Expert Community - Snapshot is a simple idea, take a picture of anything you are using in your recording session and store it in the tracks of your DAW.