Russ takes a look at the Waves Vitamin Sonic Enhancer plug-in from a music production perspective whilst Mike explores using Vitamin in audio post production.
A clip group is a collection of any combination of audio and MIDI regions that looks and acts like a single clip. Clip groups can be created on single or multiple adjacent audio, MIDI, and instrument tracks and can be considered like ‘containers’ and as such can be manipulated just like any other ‘normal’ clip.
In this video James takes a look at the new Advance controller keyboard from Akai. James shows you around both the hardware and the VIP software which comes included with the Advance 25, 49 and 61 key versions. James then takes us into just some of the features that are manageable from the controller like VI selection, patch change and sound layering.
It is well worth getting to grips with template sessions. With Pro Tools you can set up sessions that can be templates for other projects. These are really useful if you have a number of regular projects.
With the release of Mainstage 3 update and the excellent content supplied including Alchemy here’s a reminder of a video we produced to show you how to get Mainstage working in Pro Tools.
James introduces a new series for Pro Tools Expert, Recording Basics. In this video James looks at techniques he uses for setting up and mic pre and making sure he gets the right level into Pro Tools for recording.
In this Avid S6 v2.0 tutorial from RSPE, Gary Lux demonstrates assignable Spill Zones, one of the new features on Avid S6 v2.0 software.
Waves MaxxBass and Renaissance Bass are similar and different at the same time. In these three videos we take a look at these two plug-ins, how they work and how you can use them effectively.
Arguably the best delay plug-in around is Waves H-Delay. If you want to know what it can do then Russ shows 3 ways to use the Waves H Delay echo plug-in for mixing pop tracks.
In this free video tutorial he shows 3 completely different uses for it on piano, guitar and vocal and shows the power of automation in a mix.
In this free video tutorial Russ shows how to set up powerful macros on Pro Tools using the Actions app and Flow.
Actions app for iPad is a free app from both Mac and Windows that allows you to set up your iPad as a custom controller for any application on your computer. Used with the Flow in app purchase it then enables you to do some very powerful macros.
In this free video tutorial, team member Marcus Huyskens gives an in depth overview, into the workflow he uses, when replacing or enhancing his drum tracks with samples, using Massey DRT.
Dynamic EQ is becoming more common as a tool to use in production and mastering. Audio mastering engineer Jonathan Wyner explains how to use Dynamic EQ in your workflow. Although he demonstrates it on iZotope's Ozone 6 Advanced, the techniques can apply to any plug-in that uses dynamic EQ.
In this free video tutorial Marcus Huyskens shows how he uses Waves Vocal Rider to level out vocals in Pro Tools before hitting the compressor. The video gives a full overview of the Vocal Rider plug-in and shows how to set it up and print the automation in Pro Tools. His use for it shows that the Waves Vocal Rider need not be used just for automation of the fader.
In this free video tutorial Russ responses to those who are struggling to use Elastic Audio in Pro Tools and finding audible artifacts in the sound. This shows how careful preparation fixes this issue.
In this tutorial video, Mike shows how you can use Waves WLM Plus to get your broadcast mixes loudness compliant to the appropriate BS1770 loudness delivery spec like EBU R128 or ATSC A/85.
Recording engineer and former Abbey Road manager Ken Townsend recalls how he invented the classic effect known as Artificial Double Tracking (ADT) while he was recording the Beatles in the 1960s. Reel ADT: http://www.waves.com/plugins/reel-adt?utm_source=ytd&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=TgnSVdjfSwk
Today iZotope have released an update to RX Final Mix. V1.01 adds a number of features largely as a result of the feedback from the Pro Tools Expert community after Alan Sallabank reviewed it. In this video our own 'Mr RX It' Mike Thornton takes a quick look at RX Final Mix v1.01 and also shows the new features added in this update released today.