In this week’s podcast, Russ, Julian and Alan discuss our recent series on third party plug-ins, asking Alan what he would need in addition to the stock Pro Tools plug-ins to get his post work done. The team also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
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Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio
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We currently don’t have any competitions on our site. If you are wondering if you might have won something in our Christmas 10th Anniversary competition then just to let you know that we have been emailing all the lucky winners and later this week we will be announcing the winners on the site.
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Questions From The Community Kindly Sponsored By Vanguard Audio Labs
Vanguard Audio Labs is a microphone manufacturer based in California who make high-quality original microphone designs that punch well above their sensible price. You can learn more about their microphones at Vanguard Audio Labs, or by checking out our testing session & review of the rather stunning Vanguard V1S+LOLLI Multi-Capsule Pencil Condensers.
And if you're at Winter NAMM this year, be sure to stop by their booth 16128 to see the unveiling of their newest microphone, the multi-head Vanguard V7.
Bart Broom wants advice on creating funk horn lines using Session Horns Pro.
Hugh Macdonald asks for our thoughts on a suitable computer for a mobile Pro Tools rig
Dave Haddad is unclear about whether he should be using 24 bit or 32 bit float when setting up new sessions.
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
Russ - 6 minute diary
Julian - Mackie Big Knob Passive
Alan - My new server.