Russ, James and Kevin discuss monitor choice, innovation in DAW features and share community feedback and their finds of the week.
- For the rest of May, our friends at Sonnox are running an exclusive discount for the Production Expert community - An amazing 50% off the Sonnox Elite Bundle, which is made up of The Elite Bundle consists of 7 world class plug-ins Oxford Dynamics, Oxford EQ, Oxford Inflator, Oxford Limiter, Oxford Transmod, Oxford Reverb and Oxford SuprEsser all in AAX Native, VST and AU formats. Check out the story on the deals page to learn more about these plug-ins.
- Save 20% on the brand new Bute Loudness Suite by Signum Audio, making it £199 (ex taxes) for the Surround version, or £159 (ex taxes) for the Stereo version, instead of £250 and £200 respectively. Don’t miss your opportunity to get this brand new loudness analysis and normalisation suite at a 20% discount.
- Check out the deals from our Partners in the Partner Deals section of the Deals page.
Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio
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- Win A Universal Audio Arrow Thunderbolt 3-powered Desktop Recording Audio Interface For Mac And Windows. To celebrate the launch of Studio One 4 we've teamed up with Universal Audio for one lucky person to win one of their amazing Arrow Thunderbolt 3 audio interfaces for Mac and Windows.
- 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.
Questions From The Community
Seth Eisenzimmer - Has a question about setting up record offset times for both audio and midi
Carl Powell - Wants to know about pasting MIDI without automation.
Dave Hammer - Has noticed a difference between the sound of HDX and software only Pro Tools. Link to article Russ refers to.
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.
- Russ - Reverb Shootout from Spitfire Audio
- James - Universal Audio Arrow
- Kevin - Ehrlund EHR-H handheld condenser microphone