In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey shows you how to use the Universal Audio Apollo interfaces as hardware effects processors for use with your analogue mixing console.
Jigsaw24 in London's Soho Square was the location for their latest Mix With The Pros event on Thursday 17th November 2016. Jigsaw24 hold these events to showcase some of the latest and greatest technology and innovations in the world of pro audio and video.
Do we like the whole tech side of running a computer and the need to have a more than fundamental understanding of setting up a computer if we want to have a studio that runs smoothly. Is this what you signed up for when you got into music or post production? Or would we prefer a box with a computer inside that just worked?
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, James Ivey still in the company of Rich Rogers from Create Pro, putting 6 UAD-2 Octo DSP cards through their paces in a Cubix Xpander Elite PCI chassis. In this second part of the test James and Rich are mixing a classic track in Pro Tools by the Alan Parsons Project that James re-recorded back in 2013.
In this video Pro Tools Expert meet Sam Bath from Solid State Logic (SSL) about the XL-Desk, a 24 into 8 into 2 analogue mixer. As a studio owner who is actively looking for a console for his studio, James was very keen to get hands on with the XL-Desk and see if it has got what it takes to fit in with his Pro Tools workflow.
Sam shows James around the channel strip of the console and they talk about its signal path and routing options. Could this be the console that James has been looking for to use with Pro Tools?
In this multi part video James talks to Tom Waterman Technical Director at Audient about modern recording techniques, the since of tone analysis and the amazing Audient ASP800 with HMX and Iron channels. In this third instalment Tom and James discuss the Triangle of Tone and how you can use it to really learn your gear and also how to shape a tome for a specific musical style.
If you have to try and do the best you can with the sound on your movies then here are 3 audio applications every small movie maker should own. Sound is often the poor cousin in low budget video production, but it shouldn't be and thanks to these three audio applications your videos can still sound great.
In this video James trys out some API 500 series modules when tracking a small number of drum mics. You will hear 2 passes of a drum take. The first with no processing to tape and the second where EQ and Compression are committed to the record.
In this multi part video James talks to Tom Waterman Technical Director at Audient about modern recording techniques, the since of tone analysis and the amazing Audient ASP800 with HMX and Iron channels.
In this multi part video, James talks to Tom Waterman, Technical Director at Audient ,about modern recording techniques, the science of tone analysis and the amazing Audient ASP800 with HMX and Iron channels.
In this video review Dan Cooper takes a look at Melodyne 4, the latest version of the pitch and time correction software that for many years Dan has felt is the best around.
Latency is one of those terms we hear all the time with regard to many different aspects of todays DAW and our digital audio recording workflows. Know we all know what we think latency is but how do companies come up with there latency figures be they good or bad? Take a look at the chart below which we found on the Clarett page of the Focusrite web site.
In this video James shows us around his LIVE Pro Tools rig featuring Pro Tools 11 running on a Mac Book Pro and using the Audient iD22 audio interface.
Back in Podcast 193 community member Michael Khaleel asked a question about audio above 20kHz after he watched a video of Rupert Neve giving a lecture at CRAS in 2001 in which he referenced the 'inaudible' frequency range well above 20kHz, as significant to a pleasant listening experience. Then in Podcast 195, community member Al Future responded with some of his thoughts on the subject.
In this video Mike Aiton, James, Alan and Dan from the PTE London team meet up once again with Paul Mortimer from Emerging to talk about and learn a little more about the new D-Mon series from Trinnov.
The broadcast industry is certainly paying close attention to AES67 and its promise of interoperability between competing audio over IP networks. What is AES67 and what can it do?
Our friends at Focusrite have launched a new campaign to showcase their award winning range of microphone pre-amplifiers called Mic Pre Masters. These pages of their web site show off the very best of the 5 pre amp ranges the company produce.
Source Elements have had Source-Live for a while now with which you could stream audio from Pro Tools and other DAWs over the internet so that that clients could review and approve mixes, but until now it has been audio only. Today Source Elements have released Source-Live Pro 3.0 and how you can stream HD video and audio in sync across the internet to anywhere in the world, which enables clients to be able to sign off on projects from anywhere.