In this free video tutorial from Mark Franken, creator of Ediload, you will learn how to save time asking your editorial team for an AAF of the sync sound for these shots, and create this sync sound track yourself using EdiLoad and the Pro Tools field recorder functions, using a new feature introduced in EdiLoad v3.4.1 to be able to export an Avid Log Exchange (ALE) file from the WAV File List window.
In this article, we are going to explore the range of options open to those considering replacing our Apple Mac Pro 5.1 "cheese-grater" computers. On the team, Mike and Dan still own and run Mac Pro 5.1 Pro Tools computers, with James having recently changed his cheese-grater Mac Pro for a Windows machine.
This week's edition of Sunday Sound Effects Round Up has a largely Ambisonics them to it. We start with our own unique deal with a 45% discount on the Pro Sound Effects Ambisonics Bundle. Next, A Sound Effect is offering an Ambisonics sale and some free Ambisonics sound effects to celebrate the largest online Ambisonics SFX collection. Unidentified Sound Object Libraries have released two new Ambisonics sound libraries and a 3rd MS recorded library, the proceeds of which are going to UNICEF Mexico to help with the recent earthquake. Then we take a look at new libraries from Robert Kubicki, SoundBits and Pro Sound Effects and finish up with a Pro Tools Expert community 20% discount on Suburbia from Smackheads.
This is the third in a regular feature in which we will highlight some of the excellent news, articles, tutorials and competitions we have on our new sister site Synth Expert. This week we feature the latest competition to win a Novation Circuit Mono Station, two free Virtual Instrument plug-ins, as well as a selection of news and reviews on Synth Expert in the past week.
Always use common sense and a clear head to troubleshoot computer problems. The simplest of fixes are often hidden in plain sight. I was just about to throw my toys out of the pram, which would have cost me thousands replacing the Mac.
You would think this debate would have been done to death, but it seems large sections of the recording industry still don't realise that being the industry standard means something that transcends opinions.
Following on from our very popular article Do You Still Use Your Control Surface? Be Honest Now we thought it would be interesting to see what control surfaces you use.
Sonnox has announced that their Oxford SuprEsser and Limiter v2 plug-ins have been updated to their latest v3 spec.Oxford SuprEsser and Limiter v2 join the Oxford Dynamics, EQ, Reverb, Inflator and TransMod which were all updated earlier in 2017.
One of the big studio design decisions I had to make was whether or not to install a trunking system for electrics and sockets. In my previous studios, electrics were buried behind stud walls and sockets cut into plasterboard. For this build, I chose to go with a trunking system. In this article, I share what I believe to be the benefits of electrical trunking systems in recording studio designs.
At IBC 2017, audio Sennheiser announced its “AMBEO for VR” Partnership Program, designed to ensure seamless production workflows for VR and AR productions. The program includes collaborations with manufacturers of field recorders, VR live cameras and live streaming software, mixing plug-ins and VR platforms.
Our friends at Waves posted a very useful article on their website that shares 12 tips for getting wider sounding mixes. Wide mixes generally have a certain character and excitement, over widening though can make mixes sound distant and feeble. These 12 tips cover many DAW production techniques and Waves plug-in tips that will help you get your mixes wide and exciting.
Ozone Imager from iZotope is now a free stereo imaging plug-in that can narrow or widen your stereo image with simple controls. We understand that it's going to be an exciting time this autumn and this free plug-in is a sneak peak of what is on the way from iZotope during the coming fall this year.
In this free tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to retune drum tracks using Waves latest plug-in Torque. Torque uses a clever pitch shifting algorithm that doesn't introduce many artifacts to the results. Watch the video to see how easy it is to set the focus control and to tune drums quickly and musically.
Following on from the mumble-gate sagas, with TV shows like Happy Valley and SSGB here in the UK in this article I wanted to explore a variety of issues that affect intelligibility. Intelligibility is a multi-faceted issue and blame cannot be laid at any one door. We start with an intelligibility issue you might not be aware of or even considered could be a problem...
Our friends at Eventide, in collaboration with Newfangled Audio, recently released a new EQ plug-in called EQuivocate that is available to download for free until 31st October 2017. After this date EQuivocate will cost $99 to purchase, so don't miss out, download your free copy of EQuivocate today from the Eventide website.
In this series of free video tutorials produced by Avid, you will learn how to get started with Pro Tools First, the free version of Pro Tools. In this 5th video in the series, learn how the different editing tools work, how to use Elastic Audio to change the tempo of audio in the session and match the tempo of other audio to the session. Finally see how to use MIDI and audio automation to control a wide range of parameters.
I seem to spend as much time editing voiceovers as I do making music in Pro Tools these days, if you are someone who is new to dialogue editing this is something I've found speeds up my workflow considerably - changing my clip gain nudge defaults.