In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Avid, Pro Tools Expert Team member Julian Rodgers looks at Avid Multiband Dynamics. When should you choose a multiband compressor and how do you take control of them, especially if you find them complicated to use?
If you ever find yourself hurrying to your keyboard controller as the countoff ticks before a record pass maybe you should be making Pro Tools wait for you instead?
In this free video tutorial you will learn how to import chords progression from MIDI tracks into the Scaler plug-in. From there we show you the sections in the UI where you can discover matching scales and chord variations that are easy to incorporate into your arrangements.
This free video tutorial brought to you in association with Avid is the eighth and last in a series, aimed at people who are new to recording or new to Pro Tools. We've followed the development of a demo recording from the point of view of someone with no prior experience of recording. In this video, we look at how to process a recording to control the output levels and bring up the overall loudness of a recording to make it suitable for life outside Pro Tools.
This free video tutorial brought to you in association with Avid is the seventh in a series, aimed at people who are new to recording or new to Pro Tools. We follow the development of a demo recording from the point of view of someone with no prior experience of recording. In this video, we introduce the process of mixing.
This free video tutorial brought to you in association with Avid is the sixth in a series, aimed at people who are new to recording or new to Pro Tools. We follow the development of a demo recording from the point of view of someone with no prior experience of recording. In part 6, we introduce virtual instruments by recording a Hammond organ into the song. Rather than making an audio recording of the organ we record the MIDI performance. This involves a new track type which records the notes played int the instrument rather than the sound the instrument makes.
If you want the Retrospective MIDI Record option but don't have Pro Tools 2018 then check this out...
The long awaited release of Superior Drummer 3 by Toontrack is finally here. Toontrack describe this latest version of Superior Drummer as "The complete drum production studio.", we agree - it's amazing.
We have heard from the community that you find the MIDI features in Pro Tools hard to get round which makes this 2-week interactive masterclass from pureMix, hosted by Mark Abrams very apportune. The course is designed for musicians and producers who want to learn how to compose, edit and arrange MIDI and virtual instrument tracks faster than every before.
With the advent of the new expressive MIDI protocol - Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression (MPE), how soon will it be before musicians turn up with instruments to our studios and we as Pro Tools engineers and producers can’t service them without tedious setup and editing time, if at all?
Our friends at Toontrack have released Hip-Hop Beat Ingredients featuring a large selection of MIDI drum and keyboard loops for the Hip-Hop genre. Expand your Hip-Hop MIDI libraries in both Hip-Hop EZX for EZ Drummer 2 and EZkeys.
Our friends at Toontrack have released two new MIDI packs - Fusion Grooves MIDI & Fusion EZkeys MIDI for EZ Drummer 2 and EZKeys
This article contains a selection of video tutorials that cover MIDI workflows in Pro Tools - The Pro Tools MIDI Handbook.
Ableton's Link technology is now open source and crossing over from iOS apps to desktop apps. Would simple tempo sync be useful in Pro Tools?
If you are struggling to set up MIDI on a PC using Pro Tools then this free video tutorial from Groove 3 will help Windows users set up external devices on a PC.
As part of a series featuring some of the hundreds of video tutorials on our premium video platform, we continue with this series with another MIDI related tutorial by Russ Hughes. This in depth video shows how Pro Tools' routes MIDI in and around Pro Tools. It shows the difference between MIDI, Instrument and Aux tracks and how easy it can be to get confused.