Softube's British Class A For Console 1 - Inspired by classic British units from the 60s and early 70s you can now add body and character to your tracks with a Console 1 strip plugin.
Mike, James, Julian and Dan chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
There are certain operations in Pro Tools which operate destructively, meaning that the original files are permanently overwritten. Here are 5 destructive Pro Tools features to be aware of.
It has been a long time coming and it is not over yet but we now know the name of Steinberg's new scoring package. Dorico will be a new take on the 600 year old problem of printed music.
In this article our friends at The Audio Hunt are going to share their most popular 5 hardware EQs that work, in their opinion, as a musical EQs. The EQs listed in this article all have their own vibe and character may they be super clean, warm or gritty... there will be at least one EQ you'll know.
Did you know that there are two versions of Blue Cat’s PatchWork? If like me you hadn't then the excellent Blue Cat Audio PatchWork plug-in actually comes in two flavours: Effect (“PatchWork”) or Virtual Instrument (“PatchWork Synth”). So that is two different plug-ins that you may want to use differently when using VST and AU plug-ins in Pro Tools.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew demonstrates how to use his favourite of all the Artist series guitar plug-ins in Pro Tools to lift up a lacklustre guitar to really shine through the mix. You can get the Waves JJP Guitar plug-in on the Waves Specials page under the end of this month, so you haven't got long left.
ADAT ports! Nearly all of the new breed of USB3 or Thunderbolt equipped audio interfaces have them, a lot of older interfaces have them too. But how many of us actually use them?
This week we take a look at a new library of Prairie Wind recordings from Undertone as well as two new libraries from SoundBits - Just Impacts - Extension II and Electro-Mechanics Toolkit.
It's the last recording you will ever make... intrigued? Then read on and let us know your thoughts...
Q is a tricky letter, as anyone who has ever played Scrabble will know it doesn't turn up in as many words as other letters so forgive the twisting of the rules when I say Q is for EQ. Actually it's not stretching it that far as the engineering terms for bandwidth is Q so I'm going with it!
My find of the week on Podcast 219 was the 3D in-ear monitoring technologies offered by Klang. The Klang:fabrik is a hardware product which can process up to 8 headphone mixes and uses on board DSP to extend the listening experience beyond stereo using techniques which sound similar to binaural.
Following on from Jigsaw24's three very successful Mix With The Pros Events at their Soho base in London, they are putting on their fourth Mix With The Pros Event on June 15th at 3pm and 7pm. This time the guest speakers will be music producer/mixer Tim Bran (London Grammar, La Roux and The Verve, film composer Walter Mair (Blood Orange, Glue and Ronaldo) as well as our own James Ivey, demoing his beloved Focusrite Red 4 Pre.
We have been noticing that since we had to make some changes to the Pro Tools Expert Deals Store that there has been a very high proportion of deals transactions started but not completed. So we have down some investigations and we believe it maybe because of the windows that come up as part of the process to to buy a deal putting you off so we wanted to take this opportunity to explain what is happening and why.
In my research on networked audio and Audio over IP I have found the annual survey conducted by RH Consulting extremely useful and to that end we have collaborated with RH Consulting in the hope that the Pro Tools Expert community will participate. Everyone is encouraged to take this survey, even if you have never used a networked audio product and have no interest in doing so, your perspective is as valuable as someone who is working in this area daily.