Russ, Dan and Julian discuss the release of Pro Tools 2018.3, the danger that gear sometimes obscures the importance of talent and talk about the biggest story of the week on Production Expert - the Brown on Sound parody tutorial! They answer questions from the community and share their finds of the week.
- Production Expert has teamed up with Pro Sound Effects to offer a one-off Exclusive Bundle Deal - The Cinematic Sound Effects Bundle, combining three sound effects libraries by the masters of sound effects - Ann Kroeber and Alan Splet, with an exclusive discount of over 30%. This bundle is totally exclusive to Production Expert, so get it before it’s gone!
In modern vocal production … timing is everything. With that in mind, we are featuring this partner deal throughout March on the time alignment software VocALign Project 3. Until the end of March 2018, Synchro Arts are offering a 30% discount on all new licenses and upgrades making their VocALign Project 3 available for the lowest price it’s ever been in its 20-year history!
- Check out the deals from our Partners in the Partner Deals section of the Deals page.
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- Andrew Styrmo - Asks whether the new NUC 8 VR could be a Mac Mini killer and whether we have any plans to review one.
Questions From The Community
- Ayush Ahuja - has a problem with the way plug-ins map on his Artist Mix
- Dawson - Wants suggestions about how to combine an Apollo and a Behringer X32 into one Pro Tools System.
- Izzy - Is looking for a recommendation for a shotgun mic which is cheaper than the Rode NGT2
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 plugins 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.