Passeq from SPL is a plug-in emulation of a complex passive EQ. The filters in Passive equalisers interact with each other and the smooth results they are known for are the result of the complex interactions of all these components working together. In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers tries out the Passeq on the drums in a track.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Ochre from Acustica. The Ochre "HOMEBREW" EQ is an EQ equipped with 3 individually switchable parametric bands. It’s the first plug-in of the HOMEBREW series, a new series of Acustica plug-ins with what they describe as a “gorgeous graphical user interfaces allowing easy and quick parameter changes”.
EDM or Electronic Dance Music is not a style we cover often on Pro Tools Expert. Luckily the team Slate Slate Digital has produced a very cool free tutorial showing you how to use Slate's Virtual Mix Rack (VMR) in EDM mixing. Steven Slate takes us through an in the box mix of a club track and shows us some ideas to add depth, warmth, and fatness to the track using Slate Digital plug-ins.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey shows you how to control, fatten and enhance the bass end of your mixes using the Slate Digital AirEQ Earth Module for the Virtual Mix Rack.
If you have battled a busy session in the past then there is a good chance you worked very hard to focus particular tracks in a mix to no avail. Afterall, track separation is fairly difficult to achieve, especially in high track count sessions.
In this in-depth free video tutorial, you will learn how to achieve quick and easy track separation in a mix using Softube's Tonelux Tilt EQ Plug-in.
In this final part of a three-part series of free video tutoirals for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey continues the explanation of his mix process of the song "Hold On" by UK based band Voltaire.
In the Pro Tools Expert 10th Anniversary Competition, we offered the chance of winning the Audified Unique Bundle Worth $715, as one of 18 great prizes on offer worth over $28,000 in total. We can announce that Olivier Fournier is the lucky winner.
The bx_subfilter is the filter section from the bx_subsynth plug-in. It's not news that the secret to big bass lies in controlling the bottom end, and the humble high pass filter becomes hugely more interesting when it is a resonant filter.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring the Elysia Niveau filter from Plugin Alliance. This simple combination of a tilt EQ and high and low pass filters all accessible via two controls is designed for the broadest of broad brush EQ, allowing dramatic manipulation of the material while protecting the internal tonal balance of the material.
Julian chooses the Sonnox Dynamic EQ as his favourite new plug-in of 2017. Great sound, flexible in use and a really streamlined interface which lets you get on with the job in hand with the minimum of fuss. See Julian's video review to see why he likes it so much.
In the Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition, we offered the chance of winning an Audified Unique Bundle Worth $715, as one of 31 great prizes on offer worth over $16,000 in total. We can announce that Csongor Mrena is the lucky winner.
Our friends at Sonbile have just released their latest A.I. plug-in smart:EQ live which promises to help live sound engineer use EQ quicker and more precisely. Outside live music applications this is a very handy tool in DAW workflows, especially in music mixing applications. Find out more with our exclusive review of the smart:EQ live plug-in.
Slate Digital's Marketing Director Sean Halley leads you through a feature-length tutorial mixing a full pop production using plug-ins from the Slate Digital Everything bundle.
Our friends at Eventide, in collaboration with Newfangled Audio, recently released a new EQ plug-in called EQuivocate that is available to download for free until 31st October 2017. After this date EQuivocate will cost $99 to purchase, so don't miss out, download your free copy of EQuivocate today from the Eventide website.
In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, with the support of Universal Audio, Technical Editor James Ivey gets back to an old school way of working using the Universal Audio Apollo Twin MK2 and with the help of Singer-Songwriter Richard James Poll. Our James Ivey tries to record and mix a song in one take committing everything you are hearing to "tape" in just one pass with no overdubs and no mixing. I chose the processing for both the guitar and vocal along with two different reverbs and sticks to those choices, just like recording engineers of old.