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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 138

 

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

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Sonnox Community Award

  • September’s winner is Glenn Skinner

Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio 

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  • Tony Molica overhauled an old damaged Millennia mic preamp, and he is so glad he did, so check your attic for a gem.
  • Andres Gonzalez has made a multisample instrument Colombina harp instrument and offers a demo and a download link 
  • Glenn Skinner wanted to ask if there was a shortcut to delete deactivated tracks when cleaning a session up for archiving. Also he would like to know what one thing would each person like to be added to the next version of Pro Tools.
  • Todd McKernan perhaps Avid should sell off Pro Tools to another company.  
  • Yahir Vergara asks if we can make some videos on how to use Slate’s Batch Commander.
  • Chris Bach updated us that PatchWork won’t enable Garritan Personal Orchestra to work properly in Pro Tools 11 but a free player Sforzando from Plogue is working well.
  • Lari Paavilainen asked if we tried the Blackmagic UltraStudio SDI?    

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Alchemea Weekend Production Courses 
  • Partnership with FX Rentals and Pro Tools Expert 
  • Jason Riddiford - How can I duplicate a MIDI Note next to the source note rather than the next bar?
  • Matt Greaves would like to know if it is possible to disable UAD plug-ins that he hasn’t bought yet and what is the difference between legacy versions and the full versions of UAD plug-ins like the 1176.
  • Andreas Rauscher asks if you can use the Waves Dugan Auto Mixer in Pro Tools?
  • Clay Reid has got plug-in problems after installing a plug-in update on his Windows 7 computer with Pro Tools 9.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 137

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

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Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions

  • 3 October Deals from RSPE - 
    • Buy a 4-710D Tone-Blending Mic Preamp and get a FREE UAD-2 Quad DSP Accelerator (supplies limited); 
    • Buy and Apollo and get up to $1295 worth of UAD Plugins; 
    • Special pricing on Metric Halo plugins and Production Bundle 
  • Frank Herrlinger has made his own private mixing tool in the Native Instruments Kontakt 5.3 format. He has called it Sub and you can check it out on his site http://www.audio-wiesel.com/sub/ 
  • Darren Vermaas offers some great tips on working on Audiobooks from the question form last week.
  • Hector M asks what we think that using skeuomorphism in plug-ins is good or bad?
  • Our Rednet event is now sold out but there is a waiting list.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 136

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 Audio Solution will be at AES booth 1437 and also check out the latest S6 video from RSPE with Gary Lux 
  • Glenn Skinner wanted to give a shout out for the Komplete Kontrol patch finding plug-in.
  • Mark Dubravec wanted to tell us about a Mac Pro Deck Producer from Hive 73
  • Claus Czadilek has found a great little utility application FNable
  • Tony Molica wanted to thank us and the Waves team for the Waves DigiGrid Webinar.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Don’t forget the RedNet event is being hosted at Alchemea. Also if you are in the UK then Skillset funding available on training courses run by Alchemea. Check out the Skillset web site
  • Daniel Boist is having problems with a LaCie Big Rack RAID 5 array and Pro Tools Keep Drive Running
  • Paul Drew is having problems with delay compensation with Pro Tools 11, can we help?
  • Simon Dodd asks for help with the zero latency path with an Mbox 2 Pro with Pro Tools 11.
  • Peter King wants to know if the new AIR Instrument Pack will work with Pro Tools 10 and if it doesn’t then what should he do.
  • Jan Zazvurek is experiencing a bug where his system seems to creating locate points by itself, do we have any ideas?
  • Dale Sigley would like us to give him some advise on Audiobook recording and post production.

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Pro Tools Expert Podcast 135

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

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  • Look for RSPE at AES from 9th to 12 October at booth 1437 and its the last days of the Royer Ribbon Summer Rebate and savings $300 on Adam Subs
  • Sean O’Brien asks if we can make a video on how to get the sounds in the song Flight from MonterCat
  • Jim Burke asks if we could make a video about the harmony section of iZotope’s Nectar 2.We have already done it
  • Andres Gonzalez wanted to share an explanation of overtones and harmonics on SoundCloud
  • Chris Bach wanted to let the community know that Garritan are doing a sale on their orchestra products  until Sept 30th and although they aren’t AAX they do work in Pro Tools 11 using PatchWork.
  • Brenton Craig wants to know what the guitar settings on Xpand2 in our video “How To Transform Your Delay Effects In Pro Tools For Free”

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • There is going to be a great competition with Alchemea that money can’t buy.
  • Kyle Whittaker is having problems with MIDI notes hanging on but can’t track down what is causing it.
  • James Clark is having problems with hardware compensation in Pro Tools 11 with the audio coming back from the hardware very early.
  • Basil Fearrington is having problems with Pro Tools 8.0.5 with Windows 7. Check out our Support Tools page and the Avid 8.0.5 Installer download link
  • Jason Wilkins asks if anyone has created new keyboard shortcuts for DSP Quattro
  • Navid A is having problems getting Komplet 8 working properly in Pro Tools 11.
  • Andres Gonzalez would like to know the difference between 24 bit and 32 bit floating point in terms of A to D & D to A converters.  Xiph.org videos 
  • Glenn Skinner asks for recommendations to replace a Mackie Big Knob.

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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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Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

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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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Sonnox Community Award

Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio

Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions

  • 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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Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions

  • 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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Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

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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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Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions

  • 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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