In this video review of the SE Electronics ProMic Laser Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper shares his past methods for recording his voice in video production. Dan demonstrates how both the Shure SM7B (recorded via a Cloudlifter) and AKG C414 sound in comparison to the ProMic Laser when connected to his Canon 80D DSLR.
Alan recently came across Video Slave 2 from Non Lethal Applications in Germany. It seemed to him to be a viable alternative to Avid Video Satellite, with its ability to sync over IPMidi, output through dedicated video hardware such as a BlackMagic box, and killer price tag of £327 for the Pro version.
In this video review, I take a look at this Junger/Flux Loudness Management Plug-in developed from Junger's hardware solutions. Watch and see how Mike gets on with it and listen as he tries some tricky audio through it. If you are BVE then make sure you drop by theAspen Media stand G30 to see the Junger products for yourself and maybe win a Fitbit Charge HR heart rate and fitness wristband.
In this show and tell review Mike Aiton takes a detailed look at the new McDSP SA-2 Dialog Processor to see if it helps him with his post production workflow. Watch the video to see how he gets on.
In this world exclusive review ahead of its release. Mr RX It, Mike Thornton, shows the key new features being introduced into iZotope's RX5 & RX5 Advanced, like De-plosive, an Ambience Match AudioSuite plug-in and an Instant Process Tool.
ADL have released the latest version of their award winning upmixing plug-in, Penteo Pro - Penteo 7 Pro. They have jumped a couple of numbers from Penteo 4 Pro for good reason as one of the key new features in Penteo 7 Pro is that it now supports up to 7.1 upmixing making it ideal for including in immersive sound workflows like Dolby Atmos or Auro 3D.
In Podcast 160, Mike talked about the new version of Defaulter from Quiet Art and promised a show and tell review and here it is. Watch as Mike takes the latest version of Quiet Art’s Defaulter v1.5 for a spin to see if the new RMS feature lives up to his hopes.
Recently Nugen Audio announced the Loudness Toolkit 2 and at BVE we were able to take a sneak peak at LM-Correct 2. Now in this video Mike Thornton takes a first look at the new version of Nugen Audio’s unreleased True Peak Limiter ISL2.
With the new loudness workflows it is essential that we use true peak limiting to make sure we don’t hit digital headroom as we are often working less than a couple of dBs from digital headroom. Watch this video and find out about the new features that will be in ISL2 when it is released.
Russ from ProTools Expert takes a look and listen to the new Eiosis AIR EQ from Fabrice Gabriel. He gives a full show and tell of the features and some of the things he likes about it. Is it just another EQ plug-in or is there something special about this EQ? Find out by watching this extended review.
Russ takes a look at the new Massenburg DesignWorks® MDWEQ5 Parametric Equalizer Plug In For The UAD Platform.
Described as "A unique, ultra-powerful EQ, the Massenburg DesignWorks MDWEQ5 plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces provides crystal clear processing at the highest resolutions. The MDWEQ5 plug-in is accurate, precise, and ear-tuned by the man who invented the term, “parametric EQ,” George Massenburg."
See it in action and find out what Russ thinks of it.
In this show and tell video Mike takes a tour around the brand new Visualizer 2 from Nugen Audio. Watch and see what he finds and how it could help you visualize your audio.
iZotope claim "iZotope's audio mastering software, Ozone 6, makes it easier than ever to master your audio simply and efficiently in one elegant standalone application." In this video review Russ takes a look at the iZotope Ozone 6 Mastering Plug-in. He takes a look at the new features in Ozone 6 Advanced and also gives his thoughts on those features.
Mike takes the new Avid Pro Subharmonic plug-in for a spin on speech, music and sound effects and finds it has a neat trick up its sleeve.
Neil takes an extended look at MeterPlugs and Ian Shepherd's Perception plugin. A tool for level matching and A/B monitoring content during the Mastering process of audio.
Mike takes you on a tour of the new MasterCheck plug-in from Nugen Audio to help you deliver content in this new loudness normalised world including on line services like iTunes Radio and Spotify. Watch and find out what the hidden feature is and why he has warded MasterCheck Editors Choice.
In the second in a series of three videos looking at ways to use the Waves MaxxBass, Renaissance Bass and Lo Air plug-ins in audio post production Mike Thornton shares how to get the best out of the Waves Renaissance Bass plug-in.
Mr "RX It" otherwise known as Mike Thornton takes a tour round all the key new features in iZotope RX4 and RX4 Advanced.
Mike takes a look at the new version of Acon Digital's Restoration Suite and likes what he finds.