Importing session data in Pro Tools is quite valuable as a time saver. It also serves as the best way to keep continuity on song to song when working on a project or album. As the name suggests, it allows you to pull in data from one session into another. This can be audio/midi or this can be settings such as plugins, routing, pan, volume, etc. The exact method and process will depend on what you are after for your end results.
The easiest way to format and partition a drive is to connect it to a “working” system, then format, and create the partitions through Windows Disk Manager (or other 3rd party software). The other option is to connect the drive into the new system, format and create the first partition as you install windows. Then after the system is up and going, you would come back and create the rest of the partitions.
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.
We worked up a great deal with Kris from Space Cabin Audio. For the month of August, get a free Galaxy Drums license when you purchase a computer over $2000!!
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.
Installing a Midi hardware instrument controller and getting it functioning in Pro Tools is a very common question and support topic. We wanted to cover the basics of installing a midi device, including troubleshooting and verification.
The easiest explanation I can come up with is that it is an eq at heart with individual compression capabilities for each band. It can work just like an eq if you like, though the CPU hit might make it a bit l
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.
Trasher has been updated to build 3. There is only a few minor fixes and additions from the previous version. The installer is available here http://www.pro-tools-pc.us/category-s/1514.htm
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?