Russ, Mike, James and Dan 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
- Get a 1 Year All Access Pass for Groove3 for just $89.99, instead of $150. And then you can enjoy immediate access to over 1100 hours of top-notch video tutorials about your studio tools and gear with new videos every week, so there's always something cool to learn about.
- Win A PreSonus Studio 192 Mobile Interface as featured on Studio One Expert but will work as an interface with Pro Tools too.
- Partner brand competitions - Focusrite offering one of each of their Scarlett interfaces. Check out the Partner section on 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
- New Deals from our Partners section on this page. We currently have deals from McDSP, Universal Audio, Groove3, Sound Radix, Output, Waves, PureMix and iZotope. Check out the Partner section on the Deals page
Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio
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- Mental Illness In The Creative Sector - You Are Not Alone
- Updating Pro Tools - Avid Application Manager Experiences - Poll
- Running Your Own Business - Managing Client Communications
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- Marcel Risberg Thanks for all you do but can we have chapters in the podcast when Mike is on holiday.
- Robert Soukiasyan is an audio professional who also suffers from anxiety and would love to hear more about Russ’ story and continue the conversation.
Questions From The Community Sponsored By Create Pro
Scratch Disk….. Should you be using one? Am you already using one? Do you even know what a Scratch disk is? If you have been asking yourself any of these questions you need to check out this Create Pro Blog post.
- Emmanuel Arowolo can’t seem to get the blue playback marker in Pro Tools 8. I cannot get the cursor to play from where I need it to.
- Michael Berry would like to get the audio from the standalone version of iZotope RX5 through to Pro Tools HD hardware.
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
So by now you know that Movement is the new Plug-in from Output. And because Movement is a plug-in not a VI you can do some crazy stuff with it… like side-chaining your effects. Watch this video by Output showing you how to do just that.
- Russ - UJAM Amber
- Mike - everymac.com Its a site set up by Brock Kyle and they have the specs on very Mac every made, when I need to check the spec on a second hand machine and want to know all about it then I go to everymac. Things like how many ram slots, or what screen resolution will it support. It’s a great resource and celebrating its 20th anniversary this week.
- Dan - A week late but it has to be Thorus by UVI
- James - The Outdoors. Just remember that the studio is not the be all and end all of life. Get out there and explore.