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Sharing To SoundCloud

Introduction With social media sharing at an all time high, many websites are offering ways for artists to share their work to the world, one website in particular which has taken the foreground in allowing you to share your sounds is ‘SoundCloud’. SoundCloud was founded in 2007

Setting Up Busses

Introduction In this tutorial we will be looking at ‘bussing’, for those who are not familiar with the term, it basically refers to a number of signals being routed together so they can be adjusted or have effects applied to them as a group. For this tutorial

Display Preferences

Introduction In this article we are going to be looking into the options available within the Display tab of the Pro Tools preferences. Pro Tools offers a great range of features and tweaks within its preferences, with enough attention, these little changes can become as useful to

Numeric Keypad: In Depth

Introduction The numeric keypad as you may already know is a very handy tool which controls a range of features within Pro Tools, but did you know that the numeric keypad has three available modes which completely change its performance? The three options available are Transport, Classic

Fully Automatic: Plug-in Automation

Introduction The vast majority of us use plug-ins instead of hardware when mixing, it would seem that the times they are a-changin’! Likewise, gone are the days when engineers would record the effects in real time – now you can automate the controls of a plug-in just

Hardware Setup

Introduction In this tutorial we are going back to basics covering one of the very first processes you will have to perform after purchasing a copy of Pro Tools, hardware setup. You’ve just received your copy of Pro Tools, popped the discs in and installed the software

Sync Points

Introduction Synchronicity within a Pro Tools session is usually something pretty important, whether it be the placement of a foley effect within a film soundtrack, or a kick sample in time with the original. You will no doubt have experienced locking the start or end of a

MIDI Beat Clock

Introduction Using external MIDI devices alongside Pro Tools is great, but I see a lot of people only scratching the surface and I wonder is that out of choice?, or just because they are not aware of the options Pro Tools provides to make life easier. For

Record Modes

Introduction In this tutorial we will be looking at the different recording modes available to you within Pro Tools, while users are of course aware that you can record within Pro Tools, most newcomers may not be aware of the various recording types available and may be