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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.

MPV Free Stuff: Chill-Out Construction Kit Loops

There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV FREE Stuff!! This time we've got a collection of chill-out electronica audio loops. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011 Review : A Year in Audio Gear

Hollin Jones gets retrospective and takes a look at the audio hardware and software that has helped to define the past year.

Window Management in Pro Tools 10

There's a lot more to window management than meets the eye. Scott Freiman, MPV Pro Tools Master Trainer, takes a look at how windows can be configured in Pro Tools for maximum benefit.

Pro Tools 10: AudioSuite Handles

Working with AudioSuite-rendered clips just became much easier. For example, Trimming beyond the boundaries of the edit selection is now possible. Mike Watkinson gets a handle on this new feature.

Pro Tools 10: The Benefits of 32 Bit Floating Point Audio

In theory 32 bit floating point audio is the way forward. But how will it change the way you record and mix in Pro Tools? What are the practical benefits and disadvantages? Mike Watkinson explains.

Pro Tools 10: Adjusting Vocal Timing Using Elastic Audio in Pro Tools

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.

Pro Tools 10 Tutorial: Clip-Based Gain

One of the most intriguing abilities in Pro Tools 10 is being able to visually match volume levels dynamically across clips. Rounik Sethi gets to grips with the new Clip-Based Gain feature.

Pro Tools 10 Review of New Features

The secret is out. Avid has announced the latest version of their flagship Digital Audio Workstation, Pro Tools 10! And this new version is packed to the brim with new features and improvements.

Using Region Grouping in Pro Tools

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.

Using Elastic Pitch in Pro Tools

You've likely heard of (or used) the elastic audio feature to make timing changes to audio in Pro Tools, but have you come across Elastic Pitch? Read on to discover more!