Pro Tools Workspace Browser bites the dust! Want to work with samples and loops in Pro Tools? Use Loopcloud 2.0, did we mention it's free? Watch our free tutorial video to learn how to connect the Loopcloud application with a DAW and to see how quick and easy it is to get samples working in a session.
In this final free video tutorial in the series, James and Steve talk about editing your multi-track session where the tracks contain playlists. This is an area of editing that is full of potential pain points. Following the steps that Steve lays out will help you avoid the potential pitfalls when the artist or producer says "Can I just cut the 3rd verse."
In part 5 of this free video tutorial series, James and Steve talk about how to keep your session tidy and how to prepare it for transit to another mixer. They talk about how Steve would expect to find unwanted or un-used tracks and how you can use the Track Comments box to leave notes for whoever is next to work on the track.
In part 4 of this free video tutorial series, Steve Genewick and James Ivey discuss tuning and how to make sure your tuned vocal and instrumental part stay locked to their processing partner software. Steve shares some of his best practices when it comes to moving files in Pro Tools with Autotune or Melodyne attributes.
There is a bit of a theme running through all these free video tutorials with Steve Genewick and James Ivey, and that is always assume that someone else is going to work on your session. You will be hearing this mantra a lot in these videos. James and Steve start off by discussing track labelling and some best-practice ideas for how to make your DAW session (in this case Pro Tools) as agile as possible with some tips that will make your working life easier.
10 years ago this year Russ Hughes started the AIR Users blog, which morphed into Pro Tools Expert in 2012. To kick off our year of celebrations we are running a competition with a Pro Audio gear and software prize pot worth over $28,000. Enter The Pro Tools Expert 10th Anniversary Competition to be in with the chance of winning the stunning new East-West Hollywood Choirs Diamond Edition worth $620.
Our friends at UVI have released World Suite - a new world music sample library that includes a massive 320 instrument pack and 8,000 loop & phrase library inspired by traditional music from around the world.
Tascam, creators of the home studio market with the now legendary Portastudio have created a new family of audio interfaces aimed at the new generation of home broadcasters rather than the music market.
The multitracked Pro Tools Session with The Loop Loft products make it easy for me to get under the hood of the loops so that I can put some of my own personality in to the mix in an organic and creative way
Strings are an integral part of a lot of mainstream music these days, but the difference between a meaningless mush and a soaring arrangement is vast. Top string arrangers are worth their weight in gold, but for many of us the cost is prohibitive. Here are 5 ways to better strings that cost you nothing.
In this video James and Create Pro's Richard Rogers get down and dirty with Flash Storage. The pair do a sample instrument loading speed test with both a conventional 7200rpm 3T rotational hard drive and a PCIe 2T Flash Storage card. The results are more surprising than you might think.
MIDI and samplers can seem like the ideal way to get down parts when you don’t have the real instruments and players to hand, but here are 5 common mistakes made when doing it.
In this video James introduces the East West Composer Cloud. This is East Wests new way to subscribe to their sample library catalogue for the low monthly price of 26.99 Euro per month. Amazing value for over 9000 sample libraries.