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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 134

Mike, Neil and James are here to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 133

Russ, Mike, Neil and James are back to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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  • RSPE are continuing to offer a summer rebate on Royer ribbon mics They have another in their virtual hardware series the virtual System 5 channel strip  
  • Andres Gonzalez offers a tip for using the stock plug-ins to emulate dynamic equalisers like the Sonnox SuprEsser DS using duplicate tracks and stock compressors and eq plug-ins which is similar in concept to parallel compression.
  • Mark P pointed out that there is a way of getting computer audio into your monitoring with an HD Omni interface.
  • Britton Murray tells us about after a near miss he remembered about iLok’s TLC service as part of ZDT.
  • Glenn Skinner with a tip about setting up default output busses to save missing a track when bouncing to tracks.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Already got a music tech qualification and are struggling to break into the competitive audio job market? Why not up skill with Alchemea College’s intensive 4 month diploma in Audio Post Production and Game sound - enrolling now for October 
  • Matt North is having problems with OMFs from one contributor unless they are opened directly in Pro Tools.
  • Daniel Lewis - problems with a 3rd party numeric keyboard not working with most Command based shortcuts 
  • Matt Greaves - Would I be OK to change from a Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 to an Apollo Twin?
  • Timo Saila - needs to process 250 clips with eq, gating and processing and then export them as 250 files in one folder.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 132

Russ, Mike, and Neil bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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  • Addictive Drums 2 Explained

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  • RSPE are continuing to offer a summer rebate on Royer ribbon mics also check out the interviews on their media page
  • Matthew Alexa - Lynx have announced that their Hilo interface can work with Pro Tools HD and HDX with their LT-HD card.
  • D F Tweedie adds to the discussion for music in surround formats that we listen to music in stereo.
  • D F Tweedie also has an opinion on Mike’s comments on Wilfried Van Baelen’s description of conscious and sub conscious event processing.
  • Paul Maunder asks if there is any progress on us offering seals on new Macs.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Check out the success of an Alchemea student Rob Brinkmann and they are going to be sponsoring the Music Producers Guild next year
  • Howie Beck is having problems re-assigning outputs for core audio through a Pro Tools HD system.
  • Jan Anderson Do you know what might be in future versions of Pro Tools especially regarding MIDI.
  • Thomas O’Connell is having problems with managing his Pro Tools sessions and housekeeping.

Find Of The Week

  • Mike - A proper dealer with great service like HHB
  • Neil -  Busted Gear site
  • Russ - DDMF - The Strip

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 131

Russ, Mike, Neil and James are back together to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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  • RSPE are offering a summer rebate on Royer ribbon mics
  • Gregory Lawson is looking for videos on using UAD and Sonnox plug-ins
  • David Thomas - In podcast 130 you talked about not stealing content and then later talked about using a proxy server, surely double standards?
  • Jascha Viehl - Following our EDL tip 4 there is a solution for PT10 users on a Mac from Bernhad Maisch called The Guardian Angel for Write Automation to Selection after Previewing in HD Systems. 
  • Ryan Okuly has found out you don’t need to Eleven Rack firmware v2 update which cost $100 He has used an Eleven Rack with firmware v1.0.3 on Windows 7 and 8.1 systems 
  • Glenn Skinner recommends we look at another free tool. The Kosmology FreeFall with 120 instruments 
  • Knut Richard Vanderloock would like to recommend ToonTrack pianos following the feedback about pianos in Podcast 130.
  • David Topple - Consider using the Delete key when working in music to clean up your tracks.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • There are some very good courses at Alchemea for people already working in the industry, firstly one for post production covering working in surround for film and TV and a second course on audio in games.
  • Brendan Biele liked the sound of the older Dynamics II limiter but can’t get that sound in the current Dynamics plug-in, any suggestions?
  • Mårten Eriksson Problems with latency using with MOTU hardware with Pro Tools Vanilla and can’t find where to set the recording delay in Pro Tools.

Find Of The Week

  • Mike - FabFilter Pro-Q 2 plug-in
  • Neil - Zynaptiq Unchirp and Don’t Crack have got the Plug n Mix VIP bundle for just $49
  • James Noctua Quiet fans for my 192, 96 and HD I/O £8 each. and the Fossboard Guitar pedal board. 
  • Russ - Elgato Thunderbolt Dock

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 130

Russ, Mike, Neil and James are back together to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

Find Of The Week

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 129

Russ, Mike, and James are back to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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  • Lawra Somby has built a passively cooled PC Here is Lawra’s build list and here are some pictures of what it looks like. 
  • Stefan Schaflitzel offers two reasons as to why Richard Shapiro had to select unused clips several times.
  • Jim Farrell asks if anyone else is having any trouble with the graphics on the Eventide UltraChannel?
  • Adam Fowler wanted to thank us to help him add some sound design to his radio documentaries.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Russ visited Alchemea and they take you on a journey.
  • Marten Eriksson - Is there a better way of printing Slate VTM on a drum kit as latency is an issue for me?
  • Eoghan Tyrell - Problems with using Micro SD cards with Pro Tools 9 reporting its not a valid audio drive.
  • Knut Richard Vanderloock - I have a 4-710d, and an Apollo Quad should I use the A to D convertors in the 710 or the Quad?
  • Michael Adler Miltersen - Latency issues with Pro Tools, is there anything I can do about it?
  • Robert Belew - How can I use my 2009 Mac Pro with a new MacBook Pro with an Apollo Thunderbolt interface with my Apollo Quad card in my Mac Pro.
  • Joe Belliston - Can you share your backup systems and Strategies please?

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 128

Russ, Mike, and James are back to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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Sonnox Community Award

Tom Scrivano is the winner for July for services rendered to the community behind scenes

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  • John Howell - Follow up from his question last week, the problem has been traced to the combination of the Audient ASP and Avid Omni and have produced a new version of the firmware.
  • Alan Han has shared a user tip with EQ7 to help find specific frequencies
  • Richard Shapiro shares a tip about turning off the annoying Mac OS update reminders and a question about clearing unused clips.
  • Ryan Hansen shared an observation about a character in the Coppola film The Conversation.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Martin Oswald - unable to get the Melda pack working with Pro Tools 10
  • David Topple - Issues with offline bounce in Logic 9 and also how do you get sounding tracks.
  • Karl Morand - Do you use iZotope RX3 as plug-ins or as a standalone app
  • Michael Zaremba - Problems with sustain pedal hot working when in record in Pro Tools.
  • Grant Hall - Why do I get 250ms with an aux input but 5ms on an audio track when bussing an external effect via an insert
  • Dale Sigley - How can I stop Pro Tools putting the factory back into the plug-ins as I like to run a very lean system.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 127

Russ, Mike, Neil and James are back to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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  • Bertrand Grichting - Problems with some SATA controllers and SSD drives dropping the SATA buss speed.
  • Tom Scrivano  - Some graphics problems on Windows due to settings on Run As Administrator.
  • Carsten Groa - Following up on Pro Tools reliability can be other software like  the graphics driver.
  • Eric Johnson - Following James’ drive failure Eric uses a RAID array for this backup system so he has redundancy.
  • Matt Greaves - Follow up on fear and creativity and connecting it to the way some institutions teach techniques
  • Brian Williams - Wanted to share a video lecture by Andrew Scheps on various audio codecs, formats and perceived audio quality 
  • Neale Eckstein - Why is the phase invert only available in a plug-in, why isn’t it built into the mixer? You can sign up on the Pro Tools IdeaScale if you would like this feature. 
  • Tom Scrivano - Waves have told him that the Element will be supported with their SoundGrid DSP system as well StudioRack but no ETA yet.
  • Chris Linder - What podcasts are you listening to at the moment? Chris suggests 2 both available on itunes ToneBender and Indie Game Audio  We would add Mix Notes From Hell
  • Tony Molica - Following our comments with problems using Finder he recommends Snapper from Audio Ease. Also there is AudioFinder from Iced Audio too. 

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Mark Farrow - Any experience of Thunderbolt hubs?
  • John Howell - problems getting all 8 channels from an Audient ASP880 into an Avid Omni.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 126

Russ, Mike, Neil and James are back to bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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Sonnox Community Award

  • The winner for June is Chris Linder

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  • Paul Sinkovich - There is a Pro Tools Shortcuts app from Xerxes Dennis called Pro Tools Hotkeys  which is available on the iOS and Android platforms
  • Jean-Michel Bocéno - Has a tip on creating auto talkback without an specialised plug-in.
  • Jason Wilson - There is a video showing track freeze in Pro Tools 12 
  • Anthony Dominello - Experience of mastering bots and client’s response.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Bill Metoyer Can I get a Waves Gold bundle for Pro Tools 7 LE?
  • Mark Beling - Unable to preview audio clips in Pro Tools, any ideas?
  • Jeff Denadel - Are there any problems in using Thunderbolt, Firewire 800 and Firewire 400 together? Also what about USB3 for Pro Tools 11?

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 125

Russ, Mike & Neil bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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  • Joe Teresi - tip on using clip gain before a compressor to get a more even sound.
  • Donald Crees has let up know about a free AAX plug-in and special offer on another AAX plug-in
  • Justin Bryant - Can you do an article on building a studio in the garden?
  • Matt Greaves has found a possible bug with Autotune Evo when importing a track into Pro Tools 11
  • Dualta Barrett - Can you do a video on using ring modulation?
  • Mark Kaim - Suggestions of how to do the mastering bot versus human challenge
  • Matt Cheney - Can you do a video on the best ways and plug-ins to use to handle frame rate changes?

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Shiv Dhuna - Why do the tracks that I export from FL Studio don’t sound the same in Pro Tools?
  • Eric Everhart - Why do plug-ins like Slap Delay II or Extra Long Delay II don’t work in Pro Tools 11?  Video on Time Adjuster plug-in

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