In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools First Russ shows how you can run any virtual instrument plug-in in Pro Tools First and not just the plug-ins purchased from the Avid store.
In this review James takes a look at the stunning all valve REDD 47 mic pre from Chandler LTD. Based on the REDD console at Abbey Road studios hear how James uses the REDD47 on vocals and acoustic guitar. No EQ, no tweaking just good old fashioned audio quality. This is one demo item James did not what to give back.
Russ shows how to use iZotope RX4 to soften the pick noise on an acoustic guitar recording.
Want to see what happens when a G-Tech drive is driven over by a truck and then dropped in a bucket of water? Our friends at RSPE decided to find out. In this short "torture test" we see what this rugged drive can handle. Shot in one long take with no movie magic and no cuts, see what the G-Drive ev ATC can withstand!
In a world where genuine talent seems scarce then check this out.
It's a rehearsal version (not official music video) of Michael Jackson's "Bad" from the Bad album, mashed up with Smooth Criminal arranged for piano by Bence Peter.
Russ shows a few tricks for helping to take a simple clap sound and make it sound huge.
In this free video tutorial Russ takes a look at the Avid Pitch II plug-in, in this short tutorial he shows how it can be used on guitars.
Softube are now shipping their new drum VI Heartbeat.
It is based on classic drum machines and then augmented with cool Softube effects as well as some smart synth and layering tricks.
You could spend 2 Days of intense focus on making better records in the Red Room Studio in Paris. British Folk artist Will Knox will record a song from his next album, with his full band. with producer Fab Dupont at the helm to track and mix the track.
Today Eiosis have announced an update for AirEQ containing new features, bug fixes, and improvements! They assure us that this update has been heavily tested and will be compatible with your sessions and presets and is recommended for all users. In addition they are offering the Air EQ at a very special price of $99 instead of $149. Enter the code"SUMMER-SAVINGS" at checkout for this special price.
In this free video Russ takes a look at the free plug-in from Alex Hilton the A1 TriggerGate.
In this video he uses it on electric guitar and gives an overview of its features.
In this video our friends at UAD show how you can use the Neve 33609 compressor plug-in on a variety of audio content including drums, bass, guitar buss, vocal buss and the Mix buss, with a range of techniques including parallel compression.
Arguably the best delay plug-in around is Waves H-Delay and currently ON SALE for $69 just for today, regular price is $175. 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.
Russ takes a look at the Waves Abbey Road J37 tape emulation plug-in. Find out what he thinks in this extended video review.
In this video we go behind the scenes with supervising sound mixer, Jonah Guelzo as he takes us through the Dubbing Process for the indie feature film Norman. See how Jonah uses the Sounds In Sync range of editor tools. See how they can help the artists maintain perfect sync and increase efficiency in the post-production workflow beyond just ADR. From tackling ADR or Foley, helping to automate tedious re-conforms and so much more.
Source Elements have recently announced a number of updates to some of their products including Source-Connect and Source Nexus Pro as well as a sneak peak at a new version of Source-Live v3.0 with a video option.
Paul Drew takes the new iLok licensed version of the Scuffham S-Gear guitar amp simulation plug-in. Since we last looked at it they have added the A Wayfarer Amp, a Custom '57 Amp and a precision tuner. Check out this review and see how Paul got on with this plug-in from Michael Scuffham. Michael has put together an exclusive price for anyone in the Pro Tools Expert Community and to take advantage of it you must use this link.
Cargo Cult who some us may know by their former name Maggot Software have released a teaser video for what they are working on for the new version of their conforming software Conformalizer.
Julian takes a tour of the web app used to control the MOTU AVB interfaces. This clever system uses a web app served by the hardware itself. If you connect a WiFi router to your interface you can control it from a tablet or phone with no computers at all.
From this app you can control everything from routing to the built in DSP mixer. Watch the free video.