Here are six of Julian’s most important preferences, they may or may not suit your way of working, it’s all a matter of… preference.
In this article we explore four different ways you can use to process the dynamics of your lead vocals. Each of these approaches can be used individually on a lead vocal track, you could also blend several of these together to produce great sounding vocals in your next mix.
In this free video tutorial, Avid Audio Solution Specialist Simon Sherbourne shows how to use the Spatialiser plug-in in the Facebook 360 suite of plug-ins takes you through Spatial Audio Production techniques and tricks for Pro Tools Ultimate.
If, like me, when learning Pro Tools you went straight to shortcuts instead of using the the Zoom Tool then, like anything you don’t use, You may not have learned it as fully as you might.
In this Premium Pro Tools Tutorial I take a more thorough look at the Zoom Tools and show some of the ways the Zoom Tools are better than you might remember.
Avid recently announced that HEAT is now available to Pro Tools standard users, previously it was only available to Pro Tools Ultimate users. In this free video tutorial, Julian Rodgers looks at HEAT, how to use it and where in the signal chain it adds that warmth and grit.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses creating a drum loop as an example to examine Dynamic Transport and looks at some to the ways in which having to work with edit and timeline selections unlinked can be addressed so you can get your selections behaving in the way you want them to.
With the release of Pro Tools 2019.6, as well as fixing a number of bugs including an issue Avid uncovered where interruptions in internet connectivity can cause Pro Tools First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools Ultimate to delete local (offline) Projects, Avid has now made their analog saturation HEAT supported for use with Pro Tools Standard users as well as Pro Tools Ultimate users. But what is HEAT and how can you use it? We have answers…
In this four part free video tutorial series, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you four plug-ins that can quickly transform your vocal tracks into radio ready mixes. In this article we will be taking the same vocal performance and working on it four different ways to help you hear the differences in sound and style between the four plug-ins.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how easy it is to put a clip back in the right place if you accidentally move it using Spot To Original Timestamp
At NAB 2019 on the Avid Stage, re-recording mixer for TV Scott Weber, who has mixed shows like Lost, Person Of Interest and Westworld, discussed how to mix TV shows to meet the different US broadcaster’s and Network’s delivery specs and how things vary from network to network and what impact that has on the mix and deliverables.
In this video we demonstrate the power of three stomp boxes on a room channel within a live multitrack drum recording. We use distortion, compression and spring reverb, watch the video to hear how this effects chain sounds in the context of the full drum mix.
From the show floor at NAB 2019, Avid’s Greg Chin shows off the UVI Falcon hybrid virtual instrument, a music creation tool that gives you a pure sound design synthesizer, a huge sound library, 80+ effects, modulators, events, scripting and more in an expansive semi-modular sound design environment, all from within Pro Tools.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates how automation can take the strain off your vocal compression and how using volume automation affects compression differently than clip gain. Luckily you can change your mind about which you use without losing your automation.
At NAB this year on the Avid blog sound designer Will Files presented a 28 minute tutorial in which he went through in detail on how he built the sound of the creature Venom in the film of the same name.
In this premium video tutorial, Julian Rodgers demonstrates how to use the new snap to next and previous edit actions shortcut introduced in Pro Tools 2019.5, it’s a neat shortcut and is the jumping off point for this tutorial in which Julian looks a some other shortcuts based around the comma and period keys.