In this extract from PureMix, Grammy award winning mixer Fab Dupont sets up parallel compression using the humble Dynamics III Compressor/Limiter and 7 band EQ III. both stock plugins in Pro Tools.
This is an old tutorial but if you haven't seen it check it out as it's a useful reminder that its not the gear you use but the decisions you make which make the difference. This video uses RTAS plug-in in Pro Tools 9.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to mix music in Pro Tools.
Fab mixes a full song, step by step, explaining every setting, using only Pro Tools 9 stock plug-ins. If you are using the latest Pro Tools 12 or Ultimate version, do not worry, most plug-ins are still present in the latest Pro Tools versions.
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The original uncompressed files of the session are available for download and unlike so many of the PureMix videos, if you have Pro Tools, you've got all the tools you need to get results as good as Fab.
Equipment & Software
Pro Tools 9 - That's it!
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