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The History Of Mastering Explained From Tape To Pro Tools
Why is mastering necessary, and how did it change with the move from vinyl to digital? Joe Albano reveals all in this short video.
Mar. 13, 2019
Review: Avid Complete Plug-in Bundle for Pro Tools
Avid has bundled almost all its virtual instruments and effects into Pro Tools Ultimate, and other Pro Tools users can get it fairly affordably too. But should you take the plunge?
Jan. 16, 2019
10 Free Plug-ins for Pro Tools 10
Just because it's free doesn't mean it isn't valuable! And the same goes for plug-ins! Mike Watkinson finds 10 free plug-in gems for use in Avid's Pro Tools 10 DAW.
May. 1, 2013
How Sound Affects You: Making Binaural Beats
Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold is back exploring what binaural beats are and how they can be used for enhanced states of relaxation in your productions.
Apr. 6, 2013
Review: Phoenix II by Crane Song
Avid's new AAX plug-in platform has become very popular in a short space of time. Rishabh Rajan puts Crane Song's Phoenix II to the test. Find out if this tape saturation plug-in is the real deal...
Feb. 6, 2013
Easy Bypass: Mastering Trick in Pro Tools
Get ahead when mastering Pro Tools with this quick and super-useful trick by Rishabh Rajan. Learn how to perform a quick A/B bypass at a click of a button. How much more convenient can you get?
Jan. 21, 2013
Busting Some Pro Tools User Myths About Logic Pro
Not all DAWs are created equal... but that doesn't mean they can't perform admirably in their own way. In this article, Jay Asher debunks some common myths about Logic held by Pro Tools users.
Dec. 3, 2012
Routing to Paths and Tracks in Pro Tools
Understanding the routing to paths and tracks in Pro Tools' is fundamental for producing a good mix. In this quick tutorial, Mike Watkinson takes us on a tour deep inside the Mixer...
Nov. 27, 2012
Using VCA Masters for Mixing in Pro Tools
Using VCA masters can help you mix large Pro Tools sessions in the box with ease. Rishabh Rajan examines all the added benefits of VCAs over using groups or Aux channels.
Nov. 20, 2012
Pro Tools Optimization Tip: The Disk Cache Feature
Do away with the 'Disk too slow' message in Pro Tools 10. Rishabh Rajan shows how to optimize your system using the Disk Cache feature to load your entire system into RAM!
Oct. 9, 2012
Pro Tools Velvet Explored
Take a look inside Avid's Instrument Expansion pack for Pro Tools 10 and you'll find some succulent software instruments to get your teeth into. Mike Watkinson uncovers the luxurious Velvet.
Sep. 25, 2012
Pro Tools 10 Commands Keyboard Focus Mode
If you are a Pro Tools user and want to speed up your workflow the Commands Keyboard Focus shortcuts will help you substantially in that department. Rishabh Rajan exercises his digits.
Aug. 21, 2012
Review: Strike. The Virtual Drummer for Pro Tools
Do you need an incredibly realistic and flexible virtual drummer to run in Pro Tools? Mike Watkinson checks out the superb Strike RTAS virtual instruments in this in depth review.
Jul. 24, 2012
Looping Clips in Pro Tools 10
Mike Watkinson gets in to the nitty gritty of repetition and loops for quick workflow excellence in Avid's Pro Tools 10.
Apr. 24, 2012
Pro Tools Transfuser: An Intro to Beat Slicing and Stuttering
The "In" effect is still glitch and beat-sliced vocals. That's right all you electronica aficionados, we're talking stuttering. And Pro Tools' Transfuser does it all. Mike Watkinson demonstrates.
Apr. 17, 2012
Loop Recording: Managing Takes and Playlists in Pro Tools 10
Following on from the loop recording options article, Mike Watkinson explores how to manage takes and multiple playlists in Pro Tools 10. Read on for a bundle of tips and shortcuts!
Apr. 3, 2012
Dubstep Wobble Bass in Pro Tools
With a few simple tricks and a copy of Pro Tools 10 almost any sound can be created. Mike Watkinson shows how—using Vacuum & Structure Free—you can produce a wobble Dubstep bass.
Mar. 13, 2012
Making Sense of Sample Rate Conversion in Pro Tools 10, Part 2
Pro Tools 10 does a lot of the sample rate conversion for you behind the scenes. However, there are times when you'll need to be sample-rate savvy. Mike Watkinson demonstrates when and why in Part 2.
Feb. 21, 2012
Using Mix Busses and Master Faders in Pro Tools 10
Mike Watkinson uncovers and explains how to maximize the audio quality when mixing using the new 64-bit floating bus in Pro Tools 10.
Jan. 30, 2012
Loop Recording Options in Pro Tools
When it comes to looping during the recording process Pro Tools has a wealth of options to hand. Mike Watkinson rounds up all the options for MIDI and audio in this article.
Jan. 24, 2012
Making Sense of Sample Rate Conversion in Pro Tools 10, Part 1
Pro Tools 10 does a lot of the sample rate conversion for you behind the scenes. However, there are times when you'll need to be sample-rate savvy. Mike Watkinson demonstrates when and why.
Jan. 6, 2012
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