I have been lucky enough to have loan of the Soyuz SU-019 since just after the NAMM show back in January 2017. Many of you will have heard me use it as it is the mic I have been using to record my voice for the Pro Tools Expert podcast ever since. The SU-019 is a large diaphragm FET condenser microphone. The FET or Field Effect Transistor is placed in the mics internal circuit to produce a richer tone. read on to see what I think about it...
Tom Frampton has been in touch to tell us about Mastering The Mix updating their LEVELS plug-in to version 1.2. Tom also recommends that you wait until you have finished any work-in-progress projects before you upgrade to V1.2 because you find that Levels is now in the plug-in folder called 'MasteringTheMix', rather than '29Palms' as it was before.
In this 2 hour long tutorial, Fab Dupont walks you through step-by-step how he took raw, super clean tracks from great sounding rough mixes to an incredible sounding record for legendary recording artist David Crosby.
Following Apple's announcement of an iMac Pro, a supercharged all in one computer offering more power for those needing a professional feature set we asked you in a poll if you Would You Buy An iMac Pro?
iZotope first released Spire back in August 2015 as a 4 track iOS recording musical notepad type of app. But now they have quietly released an update adding a number of new features including collaboration and more tracks. Is it the start of something new, time will tell?
Your iLok can be worth more than it's weight in gold if you have a lot of software licenses on it. Looking after it and protecting it should be a high priority but we so often don't give it a second glance. In this article, we are going to look at a number of options to consider.
With more and more music is being delivered by music streaming services like Spotify and iTunes Radio. What these services do regarding the loudness wars matters more and more and so the Loudness Petition Group has been set up with the express aim of bringing peace to the loudness wars. In this article, we are going to look at the Loudness FAQ from the Loudness Petition Group which expands on the issues and covers some of the misconceptions and urban myths that have already grown up around this whole subject
In this free video Pro Tools Expert Team Member Julian Rodgers looks at the Millennia NSEQ-2 plugin from Plugin Alliance, a software emulation of the hardware of the same name which is a highly regarded, no compromise mastering EQ.
The NSEQ-2 is a high quality, two channel equaliser built for the most critical applications and features a twin topology design, meaning that at the touch of a button it is a sold-state device based around a J-FET design or a class A valve design.
Dan, Julian and Alan chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey talks to Ben Nemes about the new Space Crate, an acoustically treated recording or mixing studio inside a standard shipping container.
Red Light Fever is a mix of challenging and complex emotions that many talented artists struggle with when tracking in recording studios. It often stops artists dead in their tracks at points when they need to be totally switched on creativity and doubt free.
Our friends at Waves have just released a new plug-in called Brauer Motion that looks to be a completely new type of auto-panner plug-in. Waves claim Brauer Motion to be a great tool for sound designer and for mixers to use to emphasize tracks or instruments.
A while back we asked you to submit your studio design and build stories. Well, community member Artur Rakhmatulin has submitted his story, it took a lot longer than expected. In part 1 of a 3 part series, Artur walked us through the options, his study, and the theory behind his chosen design. In part 2, we look at the structure, the detail design and implementation of the floor, ceiling, interior walls, and the layered back wall.
Announced at the AES Show in Berlin, in Germany, AMS Neve has released the DAWSYNC plug-in for the DFC3D console. This new plug-in provides an elegant and simple solution for Machine Control integration with Pro Tools.
Dan Cooper shares his "go to" clean, crunchy and overdriven guitar amp plug-in presets including short audio examples and reasons for why he use these presets in his guitar recording workflow
Shortcuts! Some people have their handful they use every day and don't give them much more thought than that. Others (like me...) collect them like stamps, always on the lookout for a previously unknown gem. Do you know these five?
Impact Soundworks have updated their Peak Rider plug-in including support for Pro Tools with AAX Native for Pro Tools 11 and above and RTAS fro Pro Tools 10 and earlier. Peak Rider 2 detects the dynamics and frequencies of a sidechain signal (external or generated), using it to process the main input in one of 5 ways. From vocal riding to drum shaping, transient design, precision EQ and beyond, with a price point of $99.
Oeksound is a new plug-in developer out of Helsinki in Finland. Their first plug-in release is Soothe which whilst originally designed as vocal processor, has been designed to give you an in control, vocal sound.