Installing Multiple Versions of Pro Tools on the Same System

Installing Multiple Versions of Pro Tools on the Same System

One of the actual downsides of Pro Tools for Windows (yeah, yeah, insert sarcastic remarks here!) is the ability to have multiple versions of Pro Tools on the same system. This is thinking beyond having just Pro Tools 10 and 12 on the same system, But having different versions of 12 or 11 as examples. The way I have always dealt with this, is by having multiple partitions on the same hard drive.

Continue reading
Accent Galaxy Drums

Creating a Reverse Cymbal Swell in Pro Tools

The technique of the “reverse swell” has been around and used for quite a long time. It’s a wonderful way to build intensity and anticipation. It has been done using lots of different sounds; cymbal, vocals, keyboard, samples, etc.

Continue reading
Tips To Speed Up Your Productions - Part 2

Tips To Speed Up Your Productions – Part 2

Here is part 2 of the series. Here we are going to look at even more ideas to keep in your production toolkit. This set will contain some tips that include videos in order to explain them more in depth. So lets have a look at 5 more simple and efficient methods to speed up your production.

Continue reading
Waves Control Surfaces

Waves Announce Icon Platform Hardware Control Surfaces For eMotion LV1

Waves have just announced a new hardware controller platform called "Icon" for their eMotion LV1 Live mixing console system (not a totally original name to chose but maybe this is deliberate for some kind of familiarity reference?).
It's a rather interesting development when you consider the LV1 was initially intended for control via touchscreen, perhaps this is a response to the users who (like me) prefer the more tactile feeling of hardware controllers over touch screens?

Continue reading
Tips To Speed Up Your Productions - Part 1

Tips To Speed Up Your Productions – Part 1

There are a million different workflows that users can employ within Pro Tools. Knowing the most efficient ways to reach your end goal, or maybe even just having a few tricks in your bag can make a huge difference. In part 1 of this series, I wanted to have a look at some of some simple and efficient methods to speed up your production.

Continue reading