Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a comp track using playlists, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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Creating a composite track, otherwise known as a comp, where you edit together…the best parts of several takes into one master take, is a quick process using…playlists in Pro Tools.…Let's take a look at this session.…We've got two guitar tracks here, we've got a lead guitar here and a harmony…track, and I've got three recorded playlists of this harmony track.…And we can see that because we're looking at the Playlist view and it's…showing all three takes.…So to get a handle on starting to edit these, I want to actually loop the…playback so I can hear each one of them.…
And what I want to do is comp together the best harmony guitar track that we can…make from these three playlists.…So I'm going to go up to the Play button, right-click it and choose…Loop playback.…I'm going to highlight by double-clicking this clip.…And now when I begin playback, I'm going to listen through to all three of…these takes, and I will solo them using the Solo button, that'll allow each one…of those takes to play.…
Or what I can do is click once inside of the clip and use the keyboard command…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
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