Grammy nominated engineer and producer Greg Wurth, who works with top artist including Steve Vai, has created this short review of the Empirical Labs Arouser Plugin. We asked him to review it as Greg has been using the hardware for years in his work with top artists, so he knows it well. Greg will also be making a more in-depth video tutorial showing it in action.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, James Ivey takes another look at the new Red 4 Pre by Focusrite. In this part 2 of 3 James connects the Red 4 Pre to his Mac Book Pro via Thunderbolt to record Bass via the built in Instrument inputs and he records Electric Guitar using a Focusrite MP8R Dante equipped mic pre connected to the Red 4 Pre via Dante.
In this video we take a look at how to set up a Pro Tools session for a post production mix. If you’re fairly new to post production or you come from a music background and are looking to gain an understanding of a common post production signal flow in Pro Tools then this video will provide an insight into the basic session setup and routing for post.
Waves have a huge number of EQ plug-ins covering a wide range of applications and styles. We could spend for ever looking at all the different Waves EQ plug-ins so instead we are going to look at a selection that have caught the Production Expert team's eyes and show you how we use Waves EQ plug-ins in what we do.
In this third and final instalment of the AVB Spotlight we come to the issues facing AVB and the probable future direction of this technology.
Russ takes a look at the McDSP Ultimate Channel Strip Plugin.
The 6050 Ultimate Channel Strip has everything you need to make your mix sound great. All the modules from the award winning 6020 Ultimate EQ and 6030 Ultimate Compressor plug-ins are included. Additional modules include gates, expanders, and specialised filters.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes an in depth look at the new Attack EP88 Electric Piano VI by UVI. A big thank you to our friends at Plugin Boutique for sorting us out with a copy for this review. Watch the video to hear how it performs and to find out what Dan thinks.
In a previous article from his blog Film Mixing And Sound Design, Sreejesh Nair unpacked some of the myths that he has found that have grown up about working with Dolby Atmos. In this article he is going to start to unpack some individual tips and tricks for mixing Dolby Atmos in Pro Tools in an audio post production workflow. Over to you Sreejesh...
Recently we've been talking a quite lot about mixing music on headphones, so I decided to dive a little deeper into the subject by exploring some plug-ins that claim to improve our headphone mixing experiences.
In this article I'm going to list a handful of headphone monitor plug-ins that all have different techniques & technologies that claim to help us mix with headphones.
With the UAD 8.6 release, UAD have a new Fender Amp Plug-in, The Fender 55 Tweed Deluxe. Paul Drew looks at this fantastic little amp model and goes through a couple of the tones.
Audio post-production facility Wise Buddah Studios has upgraded its storage requirements to an EVO Shared Storage Server from Studio Network Solutions. The EVO is part of a plan of upgrades that has been in motion for the last few years with Scrub, the post-focused subsidiary of HHB Communications Ltd.
Avid has recently discovered that some Pro Tools customers whose plans expired between January and March 2016 did not receive an email notification to renew their plan. So as not to penalise anyone whose upgrade plan expired in the first 3 months of this year, Avid are offering an extended grace period through to May 30th 2016.
In this free tutorial video, I run through the process of creating ADR beeps in Pro Tools using nothing but keyboard shortcuts. Even if you don't work in audio post production, the shortcuts featured here are very useful in other Pro Tools workflows and can help to greatly speed up workflows and productivity.
Russ, Mike, James and Alan work through the backlog of questions from the community.
With everything that has been going on recently, yet again we have got a little behind with the Sonnox Community Awards. We are delighted to announce the the winners for February and March 2016 are David Finnamore and Michael Greenberg for their support to the community through comments and content.
In Part 1 we looked at the problem AVB was created to solve. In Part 2 we look at how AVB achieves this.
Due to a variety of circumstances, I found myself without my trusty MOTU Ultralite Hybrid Mk3 and Grado Headphones over the bank holiday weekend, when the latest and final episode of "Plebs" season 3 landed in my inbox late Friday night, which needed to be sorted and forwarded to the foley stage by Saturday morning. So, I looked in to using my wife's MBox2 and Genelecs with my Pro Tools 12.4HD on my MacBook Pro but that combination is unsupported, now what....