Production Archive

Editing Techniques in Pro Tools

In this digital era, the capabilities we have with our DAW’s are simply off the charts – and editing is one of the processes that are immensely facilitated by digital audio. No wonder they call it Pro Tools as it has so many tools we can use to


Introduction In our opinion, the worst thing you can come across as a post production mixer is a bad quality recording, the classic saying of ‘You can’t polish poop‘. While there are many brilliant plug-ins for removing noise, clicks, and pops, reverb is still a very tricky

Session Templates: The Basics

Introduction Most mixing engineers tend to have a preferred way of approaching a session, whether it be the effects used or the way in which signals are routed, each engineer will have a process in which they feel is most productive. Pro Tools offers a feature known

The Telephone Effect

Introduction Funnily enough, the ‘Telephone’ effect makes the affected audio sound like it’s being played through a telephone! The effect can be created in a number of ways including playing a sound through a small bandwidth speaker and re-recording via a microphone – a technique more commonly known

Basic Pro Tools Compression

Basic Pro Tools Compression Compression and equalisation are probably the two most common effects used in any production, but what does a compressor actually do? This tutorial will introduce how compression works and how to approach each control. What is compression? The aim when compressing audio is

Default MIDI Note Values

Introduction A really short and simple tutorial here, but another bit of fairly unknown information which can help you no end if you are constantly drawing MIDI notes within your Pro Tools sessions. MIDI Notes There are a number of ways in which you can add MIDI