In the Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Eli talk about New York style compression, what is it, how do you do it and why would you do it? They also discuss studio cleanliness and share their finds of the week.
For the whole of September, zplane are offering a 33% saving on elastiqueAAX, zplane’s time and pitch manipulation plugin for Pro Tools. Instead of the standard price of €299, elastiqueAAX is available for €199, a saving of €100 until the end of the month.
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As you may know, we are spread out around the UK, Europe and the US when we record the podcast. In the past, we have used a variety of internet-based solutions so we could hear each other. We have settled on Source Connect Now which gives us ISDN equivalent quality audio using a Chrome browser, no software to install. You can get a free account from Source Elements.
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James - Lauten Audio LS-308
Julian - Neumann EA-1 Replacement Elastic (But actually repairing things you have rather than replacing them)
Eli - My new wrist brace