Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a comp track using playlists, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith 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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