Project Volare is a six-week short film series and interactive guide to filmmaking created by Joel Guelzo & Jonah Guelzo. You can watch episode 5 of the drama now and later this week you will be able to watch and learn about Writing Dialogue With Layers and watch an Equipment Breakdown
in which Jonah Guelzo breaks down some commonly used gear on set.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey shows you how he uses the Eiosis e2Deesser on drum overheads to control some of the top end harsh tones that can make the overall mix a little brittle sounding.
In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey shows you how he goes about starting a mixing session when all he receives from the client are the audio files
The Zynaptiq Design Bundle includes both ADAPTIVERB and WORMHOLE plus MORPH 2 – a real-time plug-in for structural audio morphing, the sonic equivalent of one object slowly changing its shape to become a different object.
Is the writing on the wall for Avid AAX DSP plug-in development? If not dead, then the signs are that the continued support from third-party developers shows glacial pace, with fewer announcing new plug-ins with AAX DSP support and some dropping it on new releases.
In this post Production Expert team member Julian Rodgers Examines latency in the physical world, in Native DAWs and then highlights a post from NTP/DAD which examines how significant a contribution network latency makes to overall system latency.
This month, enter The Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition to be in with the chance of winning FabFilter's Mixing Bundle worth $679.
FabFilter's Mixing bundle includes 7 powerful FabFilter plug-ins for the modern producer
SPG Studios in Burbank, California has recently completed a two-stage upgrade of their Stage 5 room. The first stage of this upgrade was installing an AVID MTRX interface and integrating it with their Dual Operator Euphonix System 5-MC and the second part of this two-stage upgrade was to install a new 12-foot Avid Pro Tools S6 M40 provided and integrated by RSPE Audio Solutions.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn about how, when a track exists in more than one group in Pro Tools, which group "wins" when more than one is active and you'll see how the group taking priority is displayed in uppercase when it is taking priority over an active group, a helpful visual reminder.
Russ argues that there is no excuse for software theft, he lists some of the most used excuses and why they don't hold water.
This month, enter The Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition to be in with the chance of winning a Softube Volume 1 Perpetual License worth $499. Visit our Win page to discover what other prizes are up for grabs and to the enter.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring GK Amp 2 LE from Audified. This cut down version of the GK Amplification 2 Pro Bass Modelling plug in. This emulation of a bass amp from Gallien Krueger is part of the free Live Guitar and Bass Bundle LE, which features free versions of guitar amps and pedals as well as the GK bass amp.
Our friends at Audionamix have just launched a new stem production tool that automatically separates vocals, drums and remaining music into individual audio stems from mixed music. Watch the Audionamix overview video to learn more.
Avid has produced two videos showcasing how Maroon 5 have adopted cloud collaboration into their workflow and how it has changed the way they work. In this 2nd video, see how the band used Pro Tools Cloud Collaboration to create a new instrumental track, going back and forth between the band members working in their home studios working with their producer Noah Passovoy.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey and Tom Waterman from Universal Audio demonstrate the new Distressor dynamics processor for the UAD-2 plug-in platform using a simple 2 mic drum kit recording, showing how the tone of the now legendary Empirical Labs Distressor has been faithfully captured in this stunning sounding plug-in.
This month, enter The Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition to be in with the chance of winning a copy of Source Elements Source Connect Standard One Year, worth $650, one of 31 great prizes on offer worth over $16,000 in total. Visit our Win page to discover what other prizes are up for grabs for you to win.
Session Keys Upright features two very unique sounding upright piano sample sets. Both pianos provide users with beautiful sounding characterful pianos. One piano sounds wide and chorus like while the other sounds tight, modern and focused. This instrument isn't just a set of great sounding instruments, no, Session Keys Upright uses the same engine also found in e-instruments Grand series of keyboard instruments.
This Friday is your last chance to take advantage of the 50% Off Black Friday Deal currently running at pureMix. Renew today and save $165 on a whole year of advanced audio tutorials with Grammy-winning mentors.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Nugen Audio, you will learn how to use the Morph EQ function of the Nugen SEQ-S plug-in. Learn how this technique can be used to create anything from a slow transition to fast tremolo/wah effects.
This month, enter The Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition to be in with the chance of winning a copy of Exponential Audio Status Reverb, worth $399, one of 31 great prizes on offer worth over $15,000 in total.
Visit our Win page to discover what other prizes are up for grabs for you to win.
In this free tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to use the Waves Maserati DRM Drum Smasher plug-in to mix individual components of a live multitrack drum recording. This is a very straightforward plug-in that makes it very easy to get exciting sounding drums in your mixes quickly. Watch the video to see how to setup this plug-in and to hear before and after examples.
In this free video tutorial, the first of a series brought to you in association with Avid, we follow the development of a demo recording from the point of view of someone with no prior experience of recording.
In this video we meet Jess, a singer-songwriter who has written a song and needs guidance through the process of choosing a setup, setting it up and recording the song.
This month, enter The Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition to be in with the chance of winning an Audified Unique Bundle, worth $715, one of 31 great prizes on offer worth over $16,000 in total.
In this free video tutorial brought to you in with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at the bx_limiter plug-in, with particular reference to the linked and independent control of the threshold and makeup gain controls.
FabFilter Pro-L 2 is a fully featured true-peak mixing and mastering limiter plug-in. The previous version, FabFilter Pro-L, was voted most popular limiter plug-in out of 15+ third party limiters by the Pro Tools Expert Community. How could FabFilter possibly improve on perfection? Well, it appears FabFilter have done so with the addition of several new features along with some major improvements.
Russ, Mike and Dan chat through issues and highlights from the week's news as well as the usual Pro Tools tips, tricks and community questions answered.
AoIP promises to change the audio world. However when trying to change the world, are there any lessons we can learn from the people whose job it is to try to do it for real? Julian examines the parallels.
This month, enter The Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition to be in with the chance of winning the Sonnox Native Elite Bundle worth $992, which is one of 31 great prizes on offer worth over $16,000 in total, then go over to our Win page and enter the prize draw competition.
Project Volare is a six-week short film series and interactive guide to filmmaking created by Joel Guelzo & Jonah Guelzo. You can watch episode 4 of the drama now and later this week you will be able to watch and learn about Navigating Location Audio. How do you capture the best audio for your film? Learn to anticipate audio for scenes using effective booming techniques.
Finding gifts for audio professionals can be pretty difficult. We have our book recommendations but if you are looking for other gifts then check out some suggestions here from the Pro Tools Expert team.