Russ, Mike and Julian chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
Groove 3 Videos That Grabbed Our Attention This Week
- Get a 1 Year All Access Pass for Groove3 for just $89.99, instead of $150. And then you can enjoy immediate access to over 1100 hours of top-notch video tutorials about your studio tools and gear with new videos every week, so there's always something cool to learn about.
- AudioFinder Basics - Iced Audio's AudioFinder is a Sample and Loop management tools on OS X, and in this video tutorial series, Brock Jon shows you the important basics to get you going.
- Win One of Three Prizes from Prime Studio's Online Services
- Win One Of Ten Copies Of V-Control Pro 2 From Neyrinck
- Win One Of Three Copies Of TrainYourEars V2
- FREE Nugen Audio AB Assist Plug-in - Exclusive To Production Expert - Now In AAX, AU & VST Formats
- Sonarworks Headphone Calibration Plug-in £60 - 20% Discount
- VIER By Eisenberg Doepfer MS-404 Emulations - 50% Discount
- Our friends at Zynaptiq are offering UNMIX::DRUMS at 50% Off
Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio
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- Will Compressing Your Data Ruin Your Audio?
- Pro Tools Features - Which Of The Top 20 Ideascale Ideas Is Your Priority?
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- Jeffrey Gray hadn’t received the email about the free PureMix Tutorial promotion and then his difficulty contacted Avid about it. Avid’s PureMix Promotion Page.
- Dave Rhodes was puzzled by an email from Waves about the Waves Nx Kickstarter campaign for the head tracker unit. Do we think that it is strange that an established company is using a Kickstarter campaign.
- David Hundley has moved onto Digital Performer from Pro Tools and wondered if there any plans for a Digital Performer podcast.
Questions From The Community Sponsored By Create Pro
Looking at the Create Pro blog they have a great ‘How To post’ on How to Install a Standard PC Nvidia GTX GPU in a Mac Pro using an unflashed GTX TITAN X, 980 Ti, 980, 970 or 960 in a Mac Pro. This is especially useful for cheesegrater Mac Pro users who want to improve the stock graphics card and I know from personal experience that it isn’t plain sailing, so thanks to the guys at Create Pro for putting together this guide.
- Nickus De Vos would like to know if there is a consensus if what a client owns and entitled to in terms of mix files, stems and multitrack recordings and Pro Tools sessions.
- Rich Birdsong would like learn Pro Tools from the ground up and would like our recommendations for 101 type courses and whether certification is worth doing.
Get To Know The Team
In this feature, each week each of us will share something about us that you are unlikely to know about so you can get to know as as people.
Team Find Of The Week Sponsored by Output
So the new plug-in baby (as Muse once said) is Movement, but as you can tell from my review (check it out if you have not yet seen it) it is a very powerful and almost forever tweakable piece of software. Check out James’ review and check out the official Movement tutorial.
- Russ - The Pro Tools Expert team surprise meal in London.
- Mike - Having been on holiday in California Google Maps as a Sat nav that works without a data connection once the route has been loaded has been phenomenal. It really helped us on our touring holiday up the west coast.
- Julian - Amphe-Dante, Dante to analogue breakout cables