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.
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!
Pro Tools vs. Logic. Which do you use? In this ultimate slugfest-of-a-DAW match, David Earl and Keith Crusher set out to discover which is the ultimate DAW... by comparing their respective features.
Most people believe Pro Tools only has 2 windows! There's actually 14 possibly windows, and with so many to switch between Window Configurations becomes very useful.
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!
Pro Tool's Beat Detective can do amazing things for the timing of recorded audio in the right hands. In this tutorial, Mike Watkinson demonstrates how to best get groove quantising.
We all dream of being smarter, more charming, more perceptive, etc. It’s in our DNA to want to improve and become better than what we already are. Subliminal audio could help you achieve this!
Automation can add life and a dynamic quality to a mix. Knowing how to edit, scale and trim this data after the fact is essential. Mike Watkinson shows you how to do just this in Logic and Pro Tools.
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.
A nice long reverb can be very effective on, say, a vocal to create the feeling of space, effective when there is time between phrases for it to be clearly audible.
Let’s face it, some of the most popular instrument plug-ins out there these days are some of the biggest system hogs you’ll ever encounter. Let me list a few...
Traditionally if you were into audio you chose Pro Tools. If you used MIDI, you reached for Logic. This DAW polarized view has no relevance with Pro Tools 9, though! Read on...
Trance beats are not that difficult to produce, let's face it. Why? Well, they are 4/4, 16-beat, it’s a generic 4 on the floor drum beat with the snare on the 5 and 13, and kick marking every bar.
The Beat Detective window in Pro Tools is a really useful collection of tools and processes, which comes onto its own when you need to ‘fix’ the timing of recorded audio, especially drums.
In a previous Quick Tip we explored transient-based selections in Logic Pro. In Pro Tools, this is handled by a feature called ‘Tab to Transients’. Let’s take a closer look.