Videos reviews on audio and music software and hardware from the team at Pro Tools Expert, to find a video use our powerful search option.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at the Octavox Harmoniser by Eventide. The Octavox Harmonizer is a pitch shift plug-in with delay that enables users to build interesting rhythmical patterns using up to eight internal voices.
Stacker is a drum sample/hit layering tool that enables users to blend up to 3 drum samples together alongside a synth track. Stacker includes versatile delay & reverb units with deep envelope and filtering control.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at EZX Dream Pop for EZ Drummer 2 by Toontrack. Thank you our Friends at Time+Space for providing us with a copy for this review. To purchase EZX Dream Pop please visit the Time+Space website.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, James Ivey takes a look at the new USB audio interface from British manufacturer, Audient. The iD4 is a small yet mighty audio interface housing one of Audient's stunning ASP mic pres and an amazing sounding JFET instrument DI.
In this video review/overview Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at the eight extra AIR plug-ins found in the AIR Creative FX Collection Plus bundle.
In this video review for Production Expert, Eli Krantzburg takes a look at the new ML8000 Advanced Limiter by McDSP. Eli shows us around the user interface, which will feel familiar to any users of the McDSP ML4000 and then, using a musical example, shows us how to get the best out of the ML8000 and its new features.
In this video James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert takes a close up look at a new product from Sweden, the ISOVOX. For this review James moves the studio to his kitchen so you can really hear how the ISOVOX works to remove unwanted room reflections from the recording process.
Last year we looked at the new Edward Foleyart instrument from Tovusound. Well they are back with 2 new instruments Edward Ultimate Footsteps and Edward Ultimate Clothes and Props which can also be found together in the Edward Ultimate Bundle, which Mike Thornton from Pro Tools Expert reviews in this video.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey takes a close up look at the iZ Technologies Radar Studio system. After a tour of the unit James runs two versions on the Pro Tools Expert Power Test Session on the Radar. Version one using an external Tascam US2020 USB3 audio interface and version two using the optional Radar Adrenalin ASIO interface.
In this review, Paul Drew takes a look at the Softube Console 1 British Class A Channel Strip using Presonus Studio One.
You can add body and character to your tracks with this Softube Console 1 strip inspired by classic British units from the 60s and early 70s. Paired with the workflow and hands-on control of Console 1, British Class A has been designed to give you the perfect mix solution for the DAW-based studio.
In this video review Dan Cooper from Pro Tools Expert takes a look at Falcon - a hybrid virtual instrument by UVI. Dan demonstrates a selection of patches found in Falcon whilst showing you the main areas of the interface that he likes. Watch to find out what he thinks.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a close look at a new reverb plug-in called ADAPTIVERB by Zynaptiq.
In this video (part 3 of 3) James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert takes a final look at the Focusrite Red 4Pre as a Dante interface. James shows how he configured the Dante Virtual Soundcard, RedNet Control, Dante Controller and Focusrite Control to route audio around his Mac Pro system.
Russ takes a look and listen to the Manley VOXBOX and gives his impressions of it.
Like the voice itself, Manley’s VOXBOX channel strip is a beautiful and evolved system — a high-end blend of tube-driven preamp, dynamics and EQ circuits, designed specifically for your all-important vocals.
MixChecker is a simple plug-in that enables users to reference their mixes through a variety of simulated playback systems
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper test the new Scheps Parallel Particles plug-in by Waves. Watch the video to hear how it performs on a stereo drum track, bass and electric guitar in Pro Tools.
In part 4 of this multi Part review Julian gives his thoughts on the AX32:
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at the new Waves Tune Real-Time auto tune plug-in. Watch to hear how it performs on a vocal & bass guitar. Also watch to find out what Dan thinks.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a close look at UltraReverb By Eventide. UltraVerb is a very powerful reverb unit that includes EQ, Delay & Compression modules.
In part 3 of this review Julian Looks at the Dante functionality of the AX32 by combining it with Pro Tools, Dante Virtual Soundcard and a Klang Quelle headphone amplifier and running through some simple examples.
In this video Julian takes a look at the new Ampeg B-15N bass amplifier plug in. With Unison technology and four different cabinets and various mic options this plug in offers everything from deep and rich to clanky distortion.
In this review Paul Drew looks at the Antares ATG-1 Guitar floor processor. This unique floor controller uses technology developed by Antares, to change the pitch and model of the pickups on your guitar.
In this review Paul Drew checks out the British Class A emulation for Softube Console One and awards it Editors Choice.
In part 2 of this multi-part review Julian looks at the DADman software used to control the AX32. From setting input gain, to routing, to configuiring clocking and HDX functionality DADman offers an efficient user interface for the hardware.
In this video James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert takes a close look at the PreSonus Studio 192 USB 3.0 audio interface. During a drum recording session James tries the Studio 192's 8 XMAX mic preamps recording a full drum kit and shows off some of the control features of the Studio 192 and the PreSonus Universal Control software application for both Mac OS and iOS.
Production Expert is proud to present a world exclusive. The first review of the new Townsend Labs Sphere Microphone system. Technical Editor James Ivey shows you around the Sphere L22 large dual diaphragm microphone and the Sphere and Sphere 180 software in a practical demonstration recording voice, drums and acoustic guitar. He talks about how to get the best out of the L22 mic and the Sphere software to get the sound of some of those classic money can't buy vintage microphones.
In this video James Ivey of Pro Tools Expert takes a look at the new e2 Deesser from Eiosis. The e2 was announced at winter NAMM 2016 and this is its debut review. James shows us around the GUI then using two vocal examples and a full drum kit session shows us how to get the best of the e2. Initially this is quite a simple plug-in but as James dives in you can hear that the user has a great deal over control over the way the plug-in shapes the sound.
In the first of a multi-part review, Julian takes a look at the AX32 Converter System from Digital Audio Denmark. This very classy hardware offers modular analogue and digital I/O of the highest quality along optional Dante audio networking, HDX connectivity and DSD and DXD operation.