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Interested in producing the next chart-topping pop song? Multi-platinum producer, engineer, and mixer Brian Malouf demonstrates his hit-making song mixing techniques.
Get post-production tips on topics such as compositing, color correction, audio, and media management.
Demonstrates how to transfer audio from Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x to Pro Tools with X2 Pro Audio Convert.
Move beyond the basics of synth programming, and learn techniques for creating big moving basslines, evocative percussion patterns, and rich synth pads.
Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.
Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.
Learn Dave Darlington's techniques for achieving his Grammy-winning sound with Waves plugins, including EQ, compression, reverb, delay and modulation, and mastering.
Learn how synthesis actually works, how to sculpt sound with filters and envelopes, and how to craft your own synth patches, including leads, pads, drums, and bass.
Covers the basic mixing tools that every producer and engineer should know in Pro Tools, from using EQ to add clarity and focus to applying compression and limiting to control dynamics and maximize track levels within a mix.
Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Pro Tools, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.
Help your client achieve the music that matches the vision for their brand, by assessing their needs and turning them into a compelling musical score for their commercial.
Walk through the most anticipated new features included in Pro Tools 11, the industry-leading DAW.
Larry Crane, producer behind albums by She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney, shows you how to pull more life and energy out of your existing tracks.
Get a glimpse behind the studio curtain and see music recording secrets in action with the producer/engineer who's worked with She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney.
Explore a powerful round-trip workflow between Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools to quickly mix dialogue, sound effects, and music for film.
Explore essential mastering concepts and techniques used by experienced audio engineers to create a cohesive album from a set of mixed tracks.
Arrange songs for radio play and club remixes using four different digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, and Reason.
Guides video editors through the process of crafting various types of scenes using narrative editing and storytelling techniques in Avid Media Composer.
Find out how to build a polished documentary using Avid Media Composer and essential documentary editing techniques.
Demonstrates four time-stretching remix techniques in four major digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Reason, and Ableton Live.
Demonstrates how to transfer audio from Final Cut Pro to Pro Tools with X2 Pro Audio Convert.
Create an evocative sound mix for a film or video, built from basic audio collected during the shoot and transformed into a final mix using Pro Tools 9.
Illustrates how to correct color imbalances or create a specific mood in pre-edited video with the complete color correction workflow in Avid Media Composer.
Create and animate complex composites using mattes, keys, and intraframe effects—elements that allow editors and motion graphics artists to seamlessly combine and animate multiple layers of content—with Avid Media Composer.
Highlights the new features in this release of Pro Tools, the audio production software from Avid.
Covers audio editing techniques for cutting music to picture in Pro Tools.
Introduces the tools in Avid's digital recording, editing, and mixing software used for creating music for films, television, and other visual media.
Demonstrates how to fix the timing and tone of live drum recordings using Pro Tools.
Explains the fundamentals of working with vocal tracks and how to correct pitch and intonation with Auto-Tune evo in Pro Tools.
Covers how to adjust tempo, change pitch, and quantize audio tracks with elastic audio in Pro Tools.
Covers all the basic mixing functions in Pro Tools that every producer and engineer should know, from setting up a mixing plan to mastering a final mix.
Teaches the skills needed to master the new Pro Tools 8 interface, and reveals techniques for making the most of Digidesign.
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