Grammy nominated engineer and producer Greg Wurth, who works with top artist including Steve Vai, has created this short review of the Empirical Labs Arouser Plugin. We asked him to review it as Greg has been using the hardware for years in his work with top artists, so he knows it well. Greg will also be making a more in-depth video tutorial showing it in action.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, James Ivey takes another look at the new Red 4 Pre by Focusrite. In this part 2 of 3 James connects the Red 4 Pre to his Mac Book Pro via Thunderbolt to record Bass via the built in Instrument inputs and he records Electric Guitar using a Focusrite MP8R Dante equipped mic pre connected to the Red 4 Pre via Dante.
Russ takes a look at the McDSP Ultimate Channel Strip Plugin.
The 6050 Ultimate Channel Strip has everything you need to make your mix sound great. All the modules from the award winning 6020 Ultimate EQ and 6030 Ultimate Compressor plug-ins are included. Additional modules include gates, expanders, and specialised filters.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes an in depth look at the new Attack EP88 Electric Piano VI by UVI. A big thank you to our friends at Plugin Boutique for sorting us out with a copy for this review. Watch the video to hear how it performs and to find out what Dan thinks.
With the UAD 8.6 release, UAD have a new Fender Amp Plug-in, The Fender 55 Tweed Deluxe. Paul Drew looks at this fantastic little amp model and goes through a couple of the tones.
In this video James Ivey from Pro Tools Expert takes a look at the Orion Studio, a 1U rack USB and Thunderbolt audio interface from Antelope. The Orion Studio houses 12 class A mic pres along side built in effects processing for realtime tracking.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at the new Matt Chamberlain Drums (Volume 2) by The Loop Loft. Dan shows how to use the Deluxe Version that includes Pro Tools Session files. These Pro Tools session files gives users the ability to mix the multitrack drums loops.
In this video, Deputy Editor of Studio One Expert, Paul Drew reviews the Kush Transformer Plug-ins. See how he gets on when he tries these plug-ins out on Bass, Piano, Drums and Vocals and what they add to his previously recorded parts.
There's a useful feature in Pro Tools that has existed since Pro Tools 11 that many users, even seasoned professionals, are unaware of. Read on and watch this video to see it in action.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a close look at UNMIX::DRUMS by Zynaptiq. UNMIX::DRUMS enables users to attenuate or boost drums within a mix in realtime. Dan demonstrates how he used UNMIX::DRUMS to boost the drums from a guide recording so that he hear the groove better in order to recreate the drums in a new production. Dan then attenuates the drums in the guide track using UNMIX::DRUMS so that he could continue working with the guide track vocal alongside the recreated drum groove.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at the new all in one stereo panning and width plug in called Stereo Savage by Plugin Boutique. Watch the video to hear how it can widen and double elements within a cover recording of "Money" by Pink Floyd in Pro Tools.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a close look at Tverb by Eventide. Tverb is a reverb plug-in that recreates the vocal production technique used by Tony Visconti when Tony recorded David Bowie's lead vocal for Heroes. Watch the video to hear the effect in a cover recording of Heroes and to find out why Dan awarded Tverb with a Pro Tools Expert Editors Choice Award.
Eric Johnson takes a look at the latest version of Red Giant PluralEyes 4, software that promises to take the headache out of synchronising audio and video... does it live up to that claim?
Cloud collaboration enables users of Pro Tools 12.5 the ability of working on projects together with other Pro Tools users around the world offering a set of integrated tools for sharing all or some of your Pro Tools session so other people can add their own parts or mix tracks.
In this video James from Production Expert joins SSL's Jim Motley on a tour of the SSL factory. Jim shows us around the main production cells for SSL Duality, AWS and the smaller SSL consoles. He also talks to us about the build, production and testing processes used at SSL.
In this video James from Production Expert takes a close look at the new Halo portable vocal booth from Aston Microphones. These new kids on the audio block are hitting well above their weight with some amazing new products and the Halo, which was first shown at NAMM 2016 is just one of them.