The idea of using Logic Pro's Apple Loops in Pro Tools might feel counter-intuitive. But, these loops are a great resource which can be accessed and used for creative ideas directly in Pro Tools.
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.
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.
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?
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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The Elastic Audio features in Pro Tools provide ultimate flexibility (sic) when editing drums and rhythmic parts. Mike Watkinson puts all its modes to the test on vocal performances.
Sometimes the best way to understand new software features is to talk to a friend or two. MPV Star trainers Bill Burgess and Scott Freiman popped by The Hub to discuss the new Pro Tools 10.
Pro Tools has come excellent arrangement, editing and composition tricks up its sleeve. One of these, Region Grouping, can be a real timesaver. Mike Watkinson explains the what, why and how.
If you thought that Beat Detective was the only effective way to fix drums in Pro Tools think again. Elastic Audio is a useful alternative! Mike Watkinson shows just how flexible it can be!
Turning your ideas into a music doesn't stop once you've finished recording. These tips on arranging your session will help you save time when experimenting with your arrangement.