In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at Clip Effects - What they are, Where to find them, where in the signal path they sit and how to use them efficiently.
New from our friends at pureMix Fab Dupont demonstrates all the ways an SSL bus compressor can improve your 2 bus. Watch and hear as Fab uses different settings to create different sounds using different attack and release times in conjunction with the mix control and the side chain filter to rein in the dynamics, accentuate transients or introduce density to the mix.
Pro Tools expert Team member Julian Rodgers shares a free tip which makes using clip effects much more convenient by assigning presets to a keyboard shortcut.
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.
With the release of a major Final Cut update Apple also took the opportunity to warn users that a future macOS will NOT support a number of commonly used video codecs including Avid’s DNxHD, which Avid recommend as the best video format for Pro Tools and a lot of video camera formats built around the Cineform codec. Is this Flash all over again?
In this week’s podcast, Mike, Dan and James discuss the recent announcement that Avid will be bundling UVI’s Falcon with active subscriptions, they look at some of the areas for potential confusion. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
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.
In this 10 minute video tutorial we quickly demonstrate 20 top Pro Tools mix window workflows that will help you to work faster, smarter and more creatively the next time your mix a track in Pro Tools.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at sample rounding, those unexplained timing errors which sometimes happen at certain tempos when duplicating clips down the timeline.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Cypress TT-15 From Black Rooster. We thing you can infer from the UI which style of amp it is emulating, in spite of the colour…
Following the recent announcement that Pro Tools and Pro Tools Ultimate users with a current upgrade plan will get the UVI Falcon worth $349, the Falcon Factory Sounds and the Plugsound Avid Edition 2.6GB sound pack. In addition, Pro Tools First users will get the UVI Workstation 3 and the Plugsound Avid Edition 2.6GB sound pack.
In this article we are going share what we think about the addition of these UVI products to Pro Tools and also give you a taste of all the extra UVI sound libraries that you can buy to get even more out of these bundled UVI products.
We have some great news that from today all Pro Tools 2018 users will have access to UVI Virtual Instruments at no extra cost. From now on you will be able to create bold, unique sounds with powerful hybrid synthesis and sampling instruments from UVI all now included with Pro Tools 2018.
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 .
I’ve seen many, many Pro Tools systems but I don’t think I’ve ever seen one using anything other than the default waveform views. What can you change and why might you want to?
In this week’s podcast, Mike, Alan and Julian discuss the role critical thinking has and the importance of asking questions and testing our assumptions about audio. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
Until recently there has been a number of different ways Pro Tools users could send feature requests to Avid. With recent changes and developments, the good news is that with the new Avid Link app, which is currently in public beta, Avid Link is being developed to simplify these routes and deliver a unified interface that enables users to not only submit feature requests and other insights but also to be able to manage their applications, purchase products and plug-ins, and connecting with the Pro Tools community.
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.
Using the numeric keypad’s plus and minus keys, nudging offers a way to move clips, clip boundaries and many other things up and down the timeline by specified amounts. There are lots of variations on the nudge shortcuts, just try every combination of modifier you can think of with plus and minus and you’ll probably find at least one you didn’t know. One of the simplest and most useful is adding Shift. To see what it achieves check out this free tip.
In this week’s podcast, Russ, Dan and Julian discuss the effect too much information has on our knowledge and our learning. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
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.
This article features a comprehensive roundup of our reviews of control surfaces for Pro Tools along with a wealth on content we’ve published in the past on control surfaces.
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.
New from our friends at pureMix Fab Dupont mixes jazz. For this particular mix, Fab chose to mix this outside of the box, on his Neve 54 series console, using his favourite outboard gear to craft the tracks and create a cohesive and style appropriate mix.
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.
This music video was created using Pro Tools. After nearly half of his lifetime working in Pro Tools creating music, Reazon from DAE Music decided he wanted to create something entirely different.