Russ shows how to tighten up vocal stacks using some of the standard features in Pro Tools.
In this free video tutorial Russ sees what the Waves Butch Vig Vocals plug-in could do with acoustic guitar. Check it out and see how cool this channel strip is for more than vocals.
In this video James is back with Rich from UK Mac upgrade company Create Pro. Just how far can you upgrade a 2009 / 2010 Mac Pro (Cheese Grater)? This time Rich shows the upgrade process from a single core processor to a duel core. In this case 12 cores at 3.46GHz. He and James then push the machine to its limit running the PTE Mac Power Test Session. Just how many tracks of Boom can you run at 64 samples with 12 cores? Watch and find out.
Russ shows how to get under the skin of Xpand and create your own unique sounds
In this video James takes a look at DF-XCITE a new plug-in from Drumforge. XCITE is a multi-band saturator designed to make your drums sound more dynamic with a fuller tone by adding saturation across 4 different frequency bands. Each band can be driven via 1 of 3 saturation types, American, Vintage and Extreme. James uses the XCITE plug-in across all the microphone channels on his drum kit so see and hear how this new plug-in can change your drum mixes.
In this video review, Marcus takes an in depth look at Tube Saturator 2, by Wave Arts. According to Wave Arts, the Saturation section of TS-2 now runs about 7x faster than the original, and the modelling is even more accurate. In addition, Tube Saturator 2 also features a sleek new GUI. Upright Bass clip courtesy of "The Jason McGuire Trio" performed by Paul Martin Sounder.
UA have produced this great video on getting great tone from the Softube Marshall Plexi Lead 1959 plug-in.
Check it out.
Nearly two years on and these free Pro tools video tutorials are still some of the most popular we've ever produced - it's hardly surprising when it tells you how to do something not currently not possible in Pro Tools.
In the second part of a series of tutorial videos on the plug-ins in the Waves Surround Tools Bundle Mike shows how you can use the Surround Manager and Surround Mixdown plug-ins in audio post production.
Justin Webster from The Cargo Cult, formerly known as Maggot Software, got in touch to tell us that he has released a new version of his conforming software Conformalizer. If you work with video, you will know that a 'locked picture' rarely stays locks for long so when they change the picture cut, conforming software can save you hours of time.
In this free video tutorial Russ shows how to set up the free application Shuttlepuck to convert the Griffin Powermate into a Jog wheel in any version of Pro Tools that supports HUI on the Mac.
A while back we highlighted the first in a new series of videos from FabFilter called "FabFilter Presents". They asked Niels Broos to create a unique performance piece using FabFilter products including their Synth plug-ins FabFilter Twin 2 and FabFilter One. In this video Niels Broos, a Dutch keyboard player, producer and composer, explains how he created his track "Encounters", using many FabFilter synths and plug-ins. Check it out...
Russ from Pro Tools Expert gives a detailed review of the Goodhertz Trem Control Plug in, a modern take on a classic effect
In the free Pro Tools video tutorial Russ shows how to set up headphone sends in Pro Tools 12.1