If you are short of time then here’s a round-up of some of our articles to check out today. It’s not everything on the Expert sites today so if you have more time then have a look at all the other articles, tips, and tricks.
When Steven and the Slate Digital team introduced the new Slate Digital All Access Pass they not only gave users a single source for amazing sounding plug-ins and fascinating and informative production tutorials but we also got some new goodies in the form of the amazing ANA 2 synth from Sonic Academy and the mind bending Kilohearts plug-in suite.
In this free extract from his recent tutorial series Fab DuPont shows how he uses a repurposed tube preamp from an old spring reverb to add dirt and colour to a track by inserting it across the Mix bus. This free video extract is from a tutorial in which Fab describes his system for recalling a hybrid mix for Ulrich Forman's song, "1234" full of analog hardware to reset, reverbs to re-time and processes to recreate.
In this article we explore this topic to help you decide whether or not you need an air conditioning system installed in your home studio. We share a number of points based on our own experiences as well as several key areas you need to consider before you take the plunge into the world of home studio air conditioning.
How do you handle the difficult clients, who force overruns, and then don’t pay for the extra time and so try to play the blame game? It is time to stand up against these people and use contracts and join unions to protect us against the clients that regularly take advantage or people’s passion for doing a good job.
In this premium video tutorial Julian demonstrates some of his favourite shortcuts. There might well be some in here you haven’t come across before. The usual suspects like Command + Equals for mix/edit window and R and T for zoom certainly aren’t in there!
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Rough Rider 2 from Audiodamage, a modern compressor with a bit of bite.
Our friends at FabFilter are running their annual Summer Sale offering 25% discount on all plug-in bundles. If you already own one or more FabFilter plug-ins then your online FabFilter account offers you 25% discount on top of the normal Personal Upgrade Offer during the Summer Sale.
Until 13th September you can get 33% off this electronic drum sounds plugin. Drum Synth 500 from AIR is designed to deliver full control of all electronic drum sounds in an easy-to-use, comprehensive interface. It has everything needed to create an endless variety of custom electronic drum sounds for all styles of music. Get it now for only $99 USD (reg. $149 USD).
Our friends at Eventide have launched a flash sale New Fangled Audio’s SATURATE plug-in. Buy today for $29 reduced from $49, offer ends very soon.
Visit Eventide for more information.