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Mono vs. Stereo Tracks in Studio One

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 by

A common misconception in digital audio recording, is the proper track type to use when dealing with different types of sound sources. These include mono sources such as vocals, bass or trumpet, as well as sound sources such as synthesizers with stereo outputs, any other type of musical instrument with stereo outs, or a stereo

How to use track comping in Studio One

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 by

How to use track comping in Studio One Track comping in PreSonus Studio One is an easy way to record multiple takes of audio and then choose your best take, allowing you to easily craft your final recording without having to get it perfect on the first pass. To use this option, simply engage loop

Chord Pads In Cubase PRO 8

Monday, 23 February 2015 by The new Chord Pads feature in Cubase Pro 8 is a powerful composition tool that lets you easily create chord structures and patterns at the click of a mouse, or with a few notes on keyboard controller. To use this function, just go to the: Project – Chord Pad to enable the Chord Pad

Using Effects in PreSonus Studio One

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 by This Sub View in the main Browser Pane over on the right side of the Studio One, is especially useful when it’s time to mix a song down and you know you’re going to be instantiating and using a lot of plug-ins. You can definitely Insert Plug-ins from the Console View quite easily, but The Studio One Instrument Browser The Instrument Browser is a Sub View in the main Browser View Pane that’s on the right side of the main Studio One Arrangement Window and is especially useful when you’re in the initial song writing and composition stages of a song, as well as any time you need

Fades in Pro Tools

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 by Working with Fades One of the main audio editing tools in Pro Tools are it’s Fade In / Fade Out / Cross Fade tools. Fades are of course necessary any time you need to split an Audio Clip’s waveform at a point that is is not at a Zero Volt Line Crossing (the horizontal

Working with Tab to Transients in Pro Tools

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 by

Call 323.319.4051 for one on one Pro Tools help, 7 days a week! Pro Tools Editing Techniques: Using the Tab key When it comes to editing in Pro Tools or any other DAW for that matter, the name of the game is speed and efficiency. One of the easiest ways to improve these two aspects

The Pro Tools Session Setup Window

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 by

The Session Setup Window in Pro Tools, found under the Setup Drop-Down Menu is a useful and under-used window that makes it quick and easy to see what your current Session’s parameters are set at. Additionally, you can change certain settings “on the fly” if that’s what is necessary for your workflow when working with

In this tutorial, I will cover three different functions in Pro Tools having to do the Playback Cursor, as well as a couple of Edit Selection modes that are very useful to have either ON or OFF depending on the type of workflow you are dealing with (eg.: Tracking, Editing, Mixing). They are as follows:

Naming Tracks and Clips In Pro Tools

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 by

This is a pretty standard feature of Pro Tools and probably not very exciting for a lot of people, but paying attention to proper naming of your Tracks BEFORE recording is pretty essential if you are going to work with other studios, engineers, etc. and / or need to exchange Sessions during the various stages


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