In this free video we demonstrate the power of Waves Vitamin multiband harmonic enhancer plug-in on a master. In this video you will hear how Vitamin lifts the tonality of a muddy mix in seconds.
What you get out of Phil’s Cascade is extremely dependent on the interaction of the controls and because of this you really have to try it and listen to the results on the particular audio you happen to be processing. In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates the saturation elements and the filters available in Phil’s Cascade and how they an colour and shape the sound.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we demonstrate the power of Waves’s mighty Linear Phase Multiband plug-in on a master. We’ve looked at several very good plug-ins by Waves in this series, we can not continue our search for the best mix bus plug-ins by Waves without taking a look at this… Waves Linear phase multi band, named LinMB for short, it’s an oldie, but a goodie.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers tries out Character on the drums, bass and guitars in a track. Julian uses it to accentuate the transients of the drums, brings out edge in the electric guitars and midrange “plumminess” in the bass.
Are you new to working in surround sound? Then check out this video that I have aimed at those who are already familiar with Pro Tools but who may be new to working in surround sound. In this free video tutorial, we take a look at the basic concepts and workflows for working in surround in Pro Tools Ultimate.
In this video we show you around Waves Sibilance. We put each of its controls to work on a harsh sounding voice over recording. Sibilance is smart. It automatically detects the harshness in sound saving us time dialling in the frequencies causing issues in our mix. Watch the video to hear this in action and to learn how to use Sibilance .
Do you understand what the different preference settings do in the display tab of preferences? Did you know you can colour markers as well as tracks and clips? Have you ever used colour in the clips list? See these and more in this new tutorial video.
In this 2 minute video we demo CLA MixDown. The key to getting the best results from CLA MixDown is by applying extremely subtle amounts of each control. Top Tip: Don’t forget to balance the output level when comparing your unprocessed mix with your CLA MixDown processing.
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.
Precisely which playlists get moved or removed under different conditions when cutting, copying pasting and deleting automation? How what is left behind on your playlist is affected by which operation you use to remove it?
This tutorial answers these questions and also demonstrates how to quickly remove unwanted automation. Very useful when you want to level a mix and just start over.
Made in collaboration with the EDM production powerhouse duo Infected Mushroom, Pusher provides an easy to use toolset of enhancer processors which enable users to quick impart sheen and weight to mixes. In this video we use Pusher to bring up the low mids in a mix as well as the overall presentation and vibe.
Nvelope from Elysia is a very flexible transient processor. In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers tries out the Nvelope on the drums and bass in a track from Joel Tavares “Salt in Fresh Cuts”. Julian uses Nvelope to control the attack and sustain portions of the sound softening the attack of the bass to clear space for the transient of the kick drum.
The Smart tool combines the Trim, Grab, Selector and Fade tools into one and is so useful that most of us spend the majority of our time in it and by default that means we are usually using the Time Grab tool. There however two other Grab tools available: The Separation Grab tool and the Object Grab tool.
Made in collaboration with the parallel processing guru Andrew Scheps, Parallel Particles features four main tonal controls that together help to lift a mix gently and musically without resulting in mixes that sound touched or mangled. In this tutorial we feature a mix example which sounds great, however, it’s lacking in the low mid department so we use Parallel Particles to quickly apply some energy and vibrance to help present the mix better.
In this video we feature an over “punchy” drum mix example that’s all crack with little in the way of body, tone and sustain. There’s a cool way to use Waves Smack Attack which involves some parallel processing using Smack Attack’s mix dial. Listen to how we blend back in some of the original unprocessed “crack” which gives this example a nice rhythmical vibe.
The Lindell Audio Channel X brings together the 7X-500 compressor, the PEX-500 EQ and the 6X-500 preamp. In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers tries out the Channel X on a vocal from Joel Tavares in his track “Salt in Fresh Cuts”. The FET style compressor, Pultec style passive EQ and the very analogue sounding preamp emulation make this a very flexible channel strip capable of everything from subtle sweetening to aggressive parallel processing.