Dan, James and Julian discuss the role of rough mixes, microphone choices, receive some community feedback from a Pro Audio celeb and share their finds of the week.
- Production Expert has teamed up with Signum Audio to offer the community their brand new product - the Bute Loudness Suite at a 20% discount, so that's £199 (ex taxes) for the Surround version and £159 (ex taxes) for the Stereo version.
- Check out the deals from our Partners in the Partner Deals section of the Deals page.
Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio
Do your vocal recordings need more shine? Are you in the market for a new audio interface? Well if the answer to those questions is yes, now could be a very good time to buy a Universal Audio Apollo Twin as part of UA’s Apollo Twin Platinum Vocal Promotion.
- Buy an Apollo Twin MkII SOLO and get Antares Auto-Tune Realtime free
- Buy an Apollo Twin MkII DUO or USB and get Antares Auto-Tune and the Manley VOXBOX plug-ins free
- Buy an Apollo Twin MkII QUAD and get Antares Auto-Tune, Manley VOXBOX, and Pure Plate Reverb plug-ins all for free
You can find out more about this and other deals the Universal Audio team are running by visiting UAudio.com.
- Krotos Audio, the company behind the Dehumaniser, Reformer and Weaponiser product range, have announced the new and improved Reformer Pro, and we at Production Expert have an exclusive competition for one lucky person to win this groundbreaking software, worth $399.
- Don’t forget to check out more opportunities to win pro audio software and gear from our Partners, in the Partner Win section, on our Win page.
Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions
RSPE is proud to announce the new ASC Nano AttackWall. It’s a mini version of the ASC AttackWall that takes all of the acoustic benefits of its bigger brother and shrinks them down to fit on your desktop. Get a reliable, repeatable, and accurate sonic space that’s extremely portable, so you can take it with you when you move or work in another studio. Learn more at RSPE website.
Bob Katz - (Yes, that Bob Katz!) has been in touch offering his recommendation for speaker correction software: Acourate by Audio Vero, which he describes as "The highest resolution, most transparent DRC to my experience".
Questions From The Community
- George Jacob - Want's to know whether is is possible to use thunderbolt interfaces with a cheesegrater Mac Pro.
Source Connect Now
As you may know, we are spread out around the UK & Europe when we record the podcast. In the past, we have used a variety of internet-based solutions so we could hear each other. We have settled on Source Connect Now which gives us ISDN equivalent quality audio using a Chrome browser, no software to install. You can get a free account from Source Elements.
Find Of The Week - Sponsored By UJAM
UJAM Instruments’ innovative Virtual Drummer and Virtual Guitarist music production plug-ins are now available as AAX plug-ins for Pro Tools so Pro Tools users can now enjoy the simplicity and versatility of these excellent instruments. Get what you need from your drummer or guitarist in the minimum of time.
- Dan - Waves PRS SuperModels
- James - Amazing video of a Making of Making of Muse 2nd Law Loads of amazing footage from top LA studios.
- Julian - #microphonemoment on Instagram - A new, just for fun idea running on the Production Expert instagram account.