In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew uses the Waves L2 Ultramaximizer to achieve the level needed to compete with other tracks. Paul first links the Threshold and Out Ceiling to hear the artefacts that can occur if you over limit.
If you are in the market for a pair of serious pair of top end mastering monitor speakers then you should take a look and a listen to the new Dynaudio M5P Evidence Mastering Monitors. Released this week at the AES show in Los Angeles these stunning monitors not only look amazing but sound stunning.
We have received a number of questions on the issue of a DigiLink license and whether one will be needed and whether it will need to be bought for $299 or not. So in the first of a series of FAQs on Pro Tools 12.6 we are going to look at when you will need a DigiLink license or if you will need to pay $299 for it.
I happened to be checking my iLok account and look what I found. A full set of new 12.6 licenses. See what else I found....
In part one of my series on building a home studio I talked about the importance of vision and making sure you build you studio you need to fit your needs. Once you have settled on the grand idea then there's a part of the process that many creatives would perhaps rather avoid and that's dealing with the issues of planning and regulations. This is an area where I can't underline enough the need for professional advice.
Apogee Electronics have announced The Element Series, a new family of interfaces which includes three Thunderbolt audio I/O boxes for Mac - Element 24, Element 46 and Element 88, each with a different number of analog and digital I/O.
Mike, James, Julian and Dan chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
With this new SoundGrid Connect software, from Waves, you can now connect any ASIO/Core Audio-compatible I/O to the Waves SoundGrid network and offload plugin processing to a SoundGrid DSP server without replacing the interface you are already working with or the playback engine you're already have.
As we arrive at the letter M in the A to Z of Waves, M is for Manny Marroquin. Manny says that a lot of mix engineers work at developing their own unique sound but he chooses to act as a chameleon of sorts by bringing the collective ideas of the producer, label, and artist to life for each individual project.
NIMBUS, Exponential Audio’s new reverb plugin is now in the Exponential Audio Store. Until October 5 th, you can purchase NIMBUS for just $139. And if you already have any other Exponential Audio plugin—any plugin—you can upgrade for only $99! After October 5, NIMBUS will be priced at $199 with the upgrade from any Exponential Audio plugin priced at $139.
There's a lot of talk about what gear choices to make for better sounding recordings and a lot of tutorials that hope to assist people improving the final mix. What if I told you there were 3 ways to improve your mix before you even press record, even better all of them cost zero.
The reality is that some of the greatest drum sounds, guitar sounds and vocal sounds were achieved using these 3 techniques. Sadly many people have become so obsessed with gear that they've missed some of the basics.
In this week's Sunday Sound Effects Round Up we have a get competition from Sonniss, a new library and special offer from SoundBits, a taste of another great article from the A Sound Effect blog on the Audio Ease Indoor plugin and a new library from The Sound Keeper.