Accusonus has announced ERA-N, a simple and easy to use one-knob plug-in that is designed to offer denoising and automatic audio repair without compromising audio quality.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at VocalSynth, a new vocal effects engine by iZotope. Watch the video to hear how it performs on a lead vocal and to hear what Dan thinks.
In this free video tutorial, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates how to use the stock compressor that ships with Studio One to build a De-Esser in PreSonus Studio One.
Here's a great article originally posted by Russ Hughes for Pro Tools Expert but it transcends DAWs and should help those wanting to get better backing vocals on their tracks.
There’s nothing better than an amazing lead vocal, we all have our favourite vocalists, but often the unsung heroes (forgive the pun) are the backing vocal performances.
You’ve got a great track down and now it’s time to get those all important vocals recorded to make this a killer hit. If there’s anything that seems to get more people stressed, it’s recording the vocals. The longer you spend trying to get a vocal performance right in the studio the harder it can get, so the sooner you get the killer performance better.
So here are our top 5 tricks for getting a great vocal performance.
In this free video, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates how to use the Spectral Repair Module within iZotope RX, to quickly & transparently remove harsh "whistling" artifacts from speech eliminating the need for turning to EQ, or a De-esser.
In this free video tutorial for PreSonus Studio One Russ shows how to automate ducking music beds with voiceover track. A technique used in radio but very useful for those making videos with narration or for voice-over artists and other speech.