We understand from the Music Producers Guild that AIR Studios in London is under threat. Alison Burton, manager of Air Studios, has asked the membership of the MPG for its support concerning a proposed development by their neighbours, who have applied for planning permission for an extensive underground development to their property.
In this video James meets Paul Leverett of Piano Restorations UK. Paul and James take you on a tour of the factory and we get to see up close what goes into rebuilding a classic sounding grand piano.
In the first of a series of three tutorial videos from iZotope on mixing with Alloy they start with the drums. That's because the drum sound anchors the groove, helps define genre, and provides a solid foundation for your other instruments.
Do check out Russ' review of the Waves IOS Interface + DSP Server and if you are planning to buy a Waves IOS then Waves are offering some great offers on Plug-ins with an IOS but only until June 15th.
In this video James talks to new PTE team member Paul Drew and Greig Watts about their company DWB Music and the song writers camp they have been running at Wisseloord Studios in Hilversum, Holland. This is the first video from James' day trip to the Netherlands to visit the guys and the other composers and writers at the camp. More to follow.
Our friends at Studio One Expert have posted this video, but we thought it might be of use for people in this community who use both Pro Tools and Studio One to be to sync them up especially as it requires no special hardware or software and can be set up in minutes.
The next Pro Tools Expert event is going to be an evening with the Penteo Surround team to explore the new Penteo 7 Pro Upmixing plug-in for Pro Tools which now supports up to 7.1 for use in Dolby Atmos mixes, as well as the new Penteo 5 Composer plug-in in AU and VST formats to enable composers to create 5.1 surround mixes of their work.
Until June 3rd PureMix are offering a 3 video bundle covering production, mixing and mastering and you can save 40% by buying these 3 videos as a bundle. To take advantage of the discount you will need to use this link.
Producing Heavy Guitar Sounds
In this video, Fab Dupont and Grand Baton share the secrets behind Grand Baton's incredible guitar tones. Guitar by guitar, pedal by pedal, amp by amp, mic by mic, every step in the process of achieving wild new sounds is described and outlined. This is great information and inspiration for guitar players and producers alike.
Mixing Dubstep In Pro Tools
In this 68 minute video, Fab Dupont reverse engineers his own mix of the dubstep style song called 'Carribean' by Grand Baton. Fab explains the techniques required to handle and manage a heavily layered electronic music session in ProTools. From stem-mixing, to advanced routing techniques to serious 2-bus hardware processing and special Melodyne tricks to create otherworldly tones.
Mastering The Song Caribbean Raider
As a conclusion to the series of videos on the song "Carribean Raider" by Grand Baton, Fab Dupont puts on his mastering engineer cap to coax the song towards the final step of the recording process. If you've ever wondered what happens when you send a song to mastering, or if you've been willing to do the mastering part yourself, this video gives you the fly on the wall point of view.
Russ, Mike, James and new team member Alan Sallabank catch up with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.
Does your Mac constantly hang with the beachball of death when doing file tasks such as saving and opening files? Then the following may be your solution.
With immediate effect, the AAX DSP version will now be included when purchasing any Flux:: products. This means that if you already own, or if you are purchasing any of their plug-ins that are available in the AAX DSP format, the AAX DSP authorisation will now be included at no extra charge.
Community member Siobhan Redmond has pointed out that those interested in adding Studio One 3 to their music production tools can get a great deal just for being the owner of Pro Tools.
Today, 99% of data is stored on hard drives; they are cheap, small and are almost indestructable, however when it’s this easy we can still assume that every time we fire up a drive then it works.
This is not always the case and when it does go wrong, then you’ll be in tears. Here are our top 5 habits of good data storage.
In this week's Sunday Sound Effects Round Up we take a look at a great article from Max Lachmann about how to record car sound effects and two special offers that have come to our attention, one from Chuck Russom FX and the other for SoundBits collections from A Sound Effect.
Julian has created a session to help user understand how M/S processing takes place. You can download it for free.