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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 113

Russ, Mike, Neil & James bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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      Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions 

      • Andy Soemo - Follow up with an problem from podcast 112 - a workaround for getting the transport related count in into the bounce.
      • Tom Scrivano - suggests using Blue Cat Audio PatchWork to help with pre and post processing.

      Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea   

      • Thoughts on using VST3 VIs in Pro Tools Steinberg on VST3
      • Advice on Setting up a new Mac Pro with Pro Tools for a composer.
      • How do you use the Harmony section of iZotope Nectar 2?
      • Problems moving mono files to stereo tracks.
      • Problems with crackling with Pro Tools SE on Windows 7.

      Tuesday, April 15, 2014

      Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 112

      Russ, Mike & James bring you another bumper show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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          • Jeffrey Lober - We sound like The Young Ones to his American ears
          • Sid Naghdi Known to us as El Sidius following our example and setting up Drumbank for the drum programming and virtue drumming community.
          • Grant Hall - Update to the old Mac Pro to New Mac Pro comparison story.
          • Tony Molica - Confession to buying too much gear and a resolution to learn to use what he has first.
          • Steve Nolte Thank you for all you do.
          • Kris Lawrenson - Can I download your videos?

          Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea   

          • Why do I get AAE Error -6101 intermittently on small and large sessions?
          • Which plug-ins should I use when mixing vocals On - From Groove 3 Mixing with Free Plug-ins or Mix School 101
          • How do I prove to Avid that I am eligible for the Student version of Pro Tools - PTE FAQ page
          • Is it possible to feed the sends post inserts on tracks?
          • Problems with Faders move between recording and mixing in Pro Tools. What’s happening?
          • Can I put my Pro tools 10 license that  came with Pro Tools 10 onto a 1st generation iLok?
          • Why do I get AAE Error -6101 intermittently on small and large sessions?
          • Which plug-ins should I use when mixing vocals Mixing with Free Plug-ins Mix School 101?
          • How do I prove to Avid that I am eligible for the Student version of Pro Tools?
          • Is it possible to feed the sends post inserts on tracks?
          • Problems with Faders move between recording and mixing in Pro Tools. What’s happening?
          • How can I get the click to be included in offline stem mixes?
          • Can I put my Pro Tools 10 license that  came with Pro Tools 10 onto a 1st generation iLok  

          Tuesday, April 8, 2014

          Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 111

          Russ, Mike, Neil & James bring you another bumper show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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              • Jon Dearth - Building your own PC for use with Pro Tools
              • Jon Dearth - Tip for low cost Waves upgrade if your WUP has expired
              • Darby Todd - Thanks for your advice and help with clear explanation
              • Alan Fluker - You can use the HD drivers for the Omni for using Maschine in standalone mode
              • Michael Sanchez - You could use the Mac digital out into the digital input on the HD Omni to use Maschine in standalone mode
              • Wes Mitchell - How do I comment on stories on the site, anyone using Rednet & do you still need help revamping the site?
              • Scot Rammer - Thanks to RSPE for the great Metric Halo deal and thanks to the PTE team for all you do.
              • Danny Mordujovich - Thanks to you all for the help and advice you have given me. Also what accents do each of you have.
              • Baba Prasad Lakshman - Has anyone seen or use the Mphase Studio controller iPad app

              Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea  

              • Is Pro Tools HD limited to 32 channels of I/O using 3rd party interfaces?
              • Can I import older Kontakt samples into Structure LE?
              • Should I upgrade to a new Mac Pro from my older 2011 Mac Pro?
              • How do I export MIDI clips like I can export audio clips?

              Sunday, April 6, 2014

              Pro Tools Expert Podcast Extra Interview With Sonny Williamson

              In this Pro Tools Expert Interview James talks to composer, arranger and Pro Tools demonstrator Sonny Williamson about his early musical training, his first jobs in the industry and his approach to writing for TV and Radio commercials. He also reveals that it's not all about expensive plugs-ins and virtual instruments when it comes to making a catchy track.

              Tuesday, April 1, 2014

              Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 110

              Russ, Mike, Neil & James bring you another bumper show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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                  • Dave Wraight - Where has the Pro tools Expert iPhone app gone?
                  • Big Breezie - Can you do a video to show how to create the Kate Perry sound?
                  • Alan Fluker - Can we do a list of computers that work with Pro Tools 11?
                  • Glenn Skinner - I am upgrading to PT11, what do you think about the Waves upgrade plans?

                  Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea 

                  • How does Kenny Gioia do his Zoom trick on his videos?
                  • Can I use Pro Tools without plugging in my Mbox Pro 3?
                  • Can I route the standalone Maschine to my HD Native and Omni interface?
                  •  Where are plug-ins favourites stored so I can back them up?
                  • When syncing Logic & Pro Tools, can I hit Stop in Logic?
                  • Problems with Windows XP, Pro Tools 7.1 & a TPkd driver.
                  • How can I sync my Boss DR-880 and Pro Tools 10?

                  Monday, March 24, 2014

                  Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 109

                  Russ, Mike, Neil & James bring you another show with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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                      • Andy Lindley - Where have the Structure Sound Libraries gone?
                      • Eyal Grossfeld - Clip Gain shortcut tip
                      • Ryan Okuly - New versions of Steven Slate  VTM Beta out.
                      • Victor Sanders - Can we do an Omnisphere video review please?
                      • Mick Ritchie - Recommends MIDI Patchbay to  remap drums  

                      Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea 

                      • With graphical stuttering with Pro Tools, the cursor doesn’t run smoothly, whats the issue?
                      • Problems with a Pro Tools Installer, what can I do?
                      • Problems with sound not coming out with Pro Tools but System sounds are OK.
                      • Problems with iZotope RX modified file and Unique File IDs in Pro Tools
                      • Problems with Waves Meta Filter crashing Pro Tools. Would should I do?
                      • Problems with Buffer size with an Line 6 Pod Farm with Windows 7 on an polder computer.
                      • Problems with monitor mixes with a Focusrite 18i20 interface
                      • Is there a good Roland TB-303 plug-in for Pro Tools
                      • Whats the latest version of Pro tools that will run with a DIGI 001?
                      • Are there ways to automate and access AudioSuite plug-ins with the Artist Control?

                      Tuesday, March 18, 2014

                      Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 108

                      Russ, Mike, Neil & James bring you a huge extra long show of talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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                          Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solution 

                          • John Mackniskas - Sonnox Community Award winner - Thank you
                          • Owen Swanson-Low - tip to listen to our podcasts at faster than real time.
                          • Tony Molica - Two nations divided by a common language.

                          Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea 

                          • How can I get a Roland HD3 v-drums e-kit to work with Pro Tools with VIs?
                          • Is it possible to use the same iLok on two PCs?
                          • Why does Strike 2 crash Pro Tools 10 when I move the instrument channel fader on my Axiom 49?
                          • How can I best provide a video producer a 48k mix from my 44.1/24 session? 
                          • How can I migrate all my info, files etc from my old iMac onto a new system?

                          Thursday, March 13, 2014

                          Pro Tools Expert Podcast Extra Interview With Brian Daly

                          Brian Daly is the co-owner of of DNA Music Labs and describes himself as a Producer, Engineer, Composer, and Musician
                          Brian is the brains behind the Hotkey Matrix which he ended up developing out of the need for a device that had a lot of single function shortcut keys. 
                          In this extended interview Brian shares how he got into the industry, his experiences as a studio engineer, then working with Apple making loops for Garageband, including the music at the start of every podcast, before developing the Hotkey Matrix whilst remaining a very active studio engineer and musician.
                          We also discuss the human interface between Pro Tools and the user including control surfaces and the new Softube Console 1. 

                          Tuesday, March 11, 2014

                          Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 107

                          Russ, Mike, Neil & James bring you another packed show of talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.

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                              Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solution 

                              • José Luis Carrasco Thank you and how can I register your site in Spanish?
                              • J Daniel Christiansen - My browser says you site is infected, what is happening?
                              • John Mackniskas - Thanks for a great service and featuring my Ikea Bookshelves. We have awarded John the Sonnox Community Award for his brilliant idea for converting Ikea Bookshelves into acoustic treatment. Congratulations John.
                              • Paul Maunder - Can you do a video on how and why to use undimmed stems in post workflows in Pro Tools.
                              • Alan Hardiman - He has done some experiments on power demand for Pro Tools to help choose an appropriate UPS.
                              • Larry Burger - Has let us know that the v1.3 beta of Focusrite’s Rednet software is working well.
                              • D F Tweedie - Podcast Archive is in the wrong order, it should be in reverse date order.
                              • Richard Weatherley - How can  get some of your Structure libraries to work in Structure 2?

                              Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea 

                              • Problems splitting tracks into frequency bands.
                              • Problems with Pro Tools 7 LE on Mac OS 10.8.5
                              • Problems with static and clicks with an Mbox3 with an iMac and Mountain Lion.
                              • How can render out multiple instances of Xpand in Pro Tools. 

                              Tuesday, March 4, 2014

                              Pro Tools Expert Podcast episode 106

                              Russ, Mike & James bring you another packed show of talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.
                                Talking Points 
                                  • D F Tweedie - Problems with the Pro Tools Expert’s Android App.
                                  • David Stockden - Thanks for a great show and good to meet Jivey at The Guitar Show
                                  • Flavio Buonerba Thanks for all you do and you have inspired me to start my own blog 
                                  • Ken Burk - Thanks for the stormtrooper iLok and a tip about fixed price repair from Apple
                                  • Chris Linder - Are you coming to Muiskmesse? 
                                  • Maschine 2.0 now won’t see my Abbey Road Libraries, what should I do?
                                  • Just installed Pro Tools 10 on a PC. Pro tools won’t run reports it can’t find the hardware, what should I do?
                                  • Which Mbox should I get for am iMac with 10.7.5?
                                  • What options do I have to upgrade Pro Tools Express to Pro Tools 10 or 11?
                                  • Do I need hardware to run Pro Tools and would a Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 interface work with Pro Tools.
                                  • James, what is your chain when you record guitars for your videos?
                                  • How can connect a Durrough 40A level meter to Pro Tools with a Control 24?