If you’ve ever selected all your clips to move your whole song earlier or later on the timeline you need to watch this Expert Tutorial.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you a very simple way of injecting some instant attitude into your reverb effects. Break free from the comfort of natural sounding reverbs, experiment with this creative technique as the results are explosive. In this video we show you how you can make a safe sounding 808 snare sample jump out of the mix using a reverb feeding into a distortion plug-in.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how easy it is to set up side chain compression in Pro Tools.
In this free video we show you a simple reverb trick that you should be setting up in your DAW before you dig into any mix. Try loading three different styles of reverb each with their own stereo effects return. In the mix blend a little bit of each style of reverb across key tracks in your mix. Try to avoid using just one reverb in a mix as unsurprising you’ll only get one sound. Multiple reverbs, all with their of unique timbres, will provide you with immediate access to a pallet of ambiances and colours that together will help you to add instant depth and interest to your mixes.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how quick it can be to create new tracks in Pro Tools using the mouse.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you a cool little production trick, which you may not have used in your vocal mixes. Have you ever tried inserting a hard and fast Auto Tune effect before a delay plug-in on an effects return? If you’ve yet to try this, watch this free video tutorial to learn how to set this up and to hear how this effects chain sounds in a mix.
The idea of applying plug-ins to your tracks is to make things sound better but we've all overdone it at some point and without checking the before with the after we really can’t be sure we’ve achieved what we set out to.
This overlooked window, in spite of not offering anything other than strictly sequential access to the undo history is still a useful place to be when trying to reverse out of a wrong turn in your production process!
In this extended free video tutorial we show you how to mix live multitrack drums in Pro Tools using four of FabFilter’s finest plug-ins, Pro-Q3, Pro-C2, Pro-G & Saturn. Watch to learn how to mix kick drums, snares, hi hats, toms and overhead mics in the context of a busy drum mix and to learn how to use bleed to your advantage in certain situations.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at ways to share setting between plug-ins of the same and of different types. While many of us rely on Alt+dragging plugins between tracks when we want the same settings on another track, there a lots of things you can’t achieve without some copying and pasting.
Waves' "The King's Microphones" isn't in our opinion the best plug-in Waves have ever released. On its own as an insert it can sound too aggressive limiting its broad appeal, however, set it up in parallel and the usefulness of this unloved plug-in starts to become very apparent.
Setting Up A Virtual Instrument In Pro Tools Isn’t difficult but there are a few things which can go wrong. In another of our Under A Minute videos Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers runs through some of the pitfalls.
In this article we give you an up close and personal look at the Avid S3 coupled with an iPad running the free Pro Tools Control app to give you and idea of what the S3 could be like to live with if you chose to invest in one for your studio.
Do you use Waves H-Delay in your mixes? Did you know that you can quickly inject more fun into your H-Delays using Waves GT-R Stomp boxes? Check out this quick tip video to hear fuzz, octaver and wah broaden the stock H-Delay sounds in seconds.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how easy it is to fix issues in sounds using EQ in Pro Tools.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at an interesting issue he found on a drum recording in which the kick was out of phase in the overheads but the snare wasn’t. In this case there isn’t an easy answer about what to do about it because if one channel on the overheads is inverted to pull the snare back into phase, the kick goes out and vice versa.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you a super simple way of adding interest and edge to the tone of your vocal tracks using a touch of guitar amp plug-in processing. In this rock track we use Waves’ excellent GT-R plug-in on an effects return to make it quick and easy to dial in the perfect amount of edge to the lead vocal, watch this short free video to hear this in action.