Russ, Mike, James and Julian chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
Groove 3 Videos That Grabbed Our Attention This Week
- Its your last chance to get a 1 Year All Access Pass for Groove3 for just $89.99, instead of $150.
- Groove3 are also offering 60% off all downloads until the end of July 2016.
- Win A PreSonus Studio 192 Mobile Interface as featured on Studio One Expert but will work as an interface with Pro Tools too.
- Check out the Partner section of the Win page
- FREE Nugen Audio AB Assist Plug-in - Exclusive To Production Expert - Now In AAX, AU & VST Formats
- Virtual CZ Synth By Plugin Boutique £34.99 - 40% discount
- EdiLoad v3.3 By Sounds In Sync £338 - 30% Discount
- Audified GK Amplification 2 Pro Bass Amp Modelling Plugin & App £29 - 40% Discount
- Check out the Partner section on the Deals page
Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio
Until September 30th, when you purchase a new 4-710d Tone-Blending Mic Preamp, you’ll get a UAD-2 QUAD Core PCIe Card or UAD-2 Satellite QUAD Core (Thunderbolt or FireWire) DSP Accelerator with the Analog Classics Plus Plug-In Bundle — absolutely FREE!
- Landmark Records Showing Effective Use Of Reverb
- Myths Of Modern Recording - Local Storage Is Safer Than Cloud Storage
Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions
RSPE are releasing weekly tutorial videos on the Avid S6 with Gary Lux. In the first video, Gary covers Locking Strips. Added in software v2.2, Locking Strips allows you to lock any strip to its current location on the surface, leaving it unaffected by nudging, banking, or spilling.
- Edward Lewis has been having problems with our chapterised podcast going back to the beginning if it is paused on his Android player. He found a report on the Dogcatcher forum, which points to problems with Apple encoded chapterised podcasts and Android devices.
- The Oreo Monster continues the podcast chaptering theme and would like to let us know about an alternative solution to Garageband for chapterising podcasts which is Fission from Rogue Amoeba, so this week’s podcast has been chapterised using Fission. So Android users do let us know if this episode is better.
- William Johnson would like a 4th article to Russ’ series on mental health and would like an article on techniques to help jump start creativity.
Questions From The Community Sponsored By Create Pro
Out and about over the last couple of weeks and folks have been asking me about Mac OS Sierra…. How is it with Pro Tools etc…. Well the answer to this and many more question can be found in a couple of articles on the Create Pro Blog
- Jonathan Whitehead is having problems with Kontakt when he uses an Akai EWI USB wind controller on a 2nd channel on the same instance of Kontakt with random notes dropping to on the 1st channel on that instance.
- Rod O’Brien has a very stable system with Pro Tools 10HD and Mac OS 10.8.5. He is considering updating his Pro Tools but concerned that there are issues with the Avid Video Engine in Pro Tools 11 and 12 and would like our advice Take a look at Video Slave 2 Pro from Non Lethal Applications.
Get To Know The Team
In this feature, each week each of us will share something about us that you are unlikely to know about so you can get to know as as people.
Team Find Of The Week Sponsored by Output
Check out the latest addition to the Output family of products Rev X-Loops. A cut down version of the amazing reverse sample engine. Rev x-loops is a single REV engine for just $99 and has loads of new exciting revers content that the full version of REV does not have.
- Russ - Windows of the glass variety.
- Mike - Zoom F8 audio recorder. It is absolutely amazing. Review to follow
- James - Townsend Labs L22 & Sphere microphone system.
- Julian - Preference Manager, Delete or back up prefs for PT, MC, FCP, Logic, Lightworks, Adobe CC