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5 Useful Shortcuts in Pro Tools!

Learning To Work More Efficiently! Anybody who spends more than a day in a session or days editing audio knows that the more efficiently you work, the better your flow and focus on what you’re doing is. That is why the pros will never click or search a menu for something they can quickly do with the strike of a couple keys. …

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Using Logic Pro X: Exporting Audio Files

We may use Pro Tools for our editing, mixing, and mastering; but that doesn’t mean we can only work with people who use Pro Tools. What matters is the Audio. A lot of producers are using Logic and Ableton to put their music together. Since what is important is the audio, we want to show you Logic users how you …

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What Are Tracks?

When we’re asking for tracks, we are referring to the total number of “channels” or “Stems” in your song session. “Track Count” is not to be confused with “Song Count” Below is a picture that should help. You can see here that there are 15 total tracks in this session. The Music Tracks are color coded in Brown and the …

How To Add A Click Track & Use Tempo Tap In Pro Tools

There are some things that should just be known by everybody working a session in Pro Tools,  click tracks and tempo setup are definitely a couple of them. Tempo is sort of the skeleton of your song. The tempo of your music being entered into Pro Tools allows it to apply the grid to your project. We all know how …

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Exporting Sessions In Pro Tools

Most of the time, people tend to just go to where they’ve saved their session and drag and drop it to another hard drive or to a server somewhere on the internet. While this method works sometimes, it fails most of the time. One reason is because, sometimes all the audio files in your session are not necessarily saved with …

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Consoles VS Controllers

There seems to be a lot of confusion about the differences in controllers and consoles in the studio world. Even some studio owners don’t know that they are using the word console, when they actually have a controller as their main desk. So I figured I would do a little write up about the two and show some different examples. …

Converting MIDI to Audio

If you’re a musician or producer making music in Pro Tools, being familiar with MIDI opens up a world of possibilities for you. We will go over some MIDI functions and setups in another tutorial, this blog will assume you know how to record MIDI with your virtual instruments and controllers. When you’re finished tracking, you should not try to send the MIDI …

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Import Files Into Protools Properly

So I had a good friend call me up the other day about an issue he was having. He was wondering why after he was done with his session, he would remove the unused audio files and pro tools would delete some of his samples in his sample library. The idea when importing audio files through “Import Audio” in pro …

Pro Tools Strip Silence Tutorial

When it comes to cleaning up sessions, the amount of attention required can become a bit tedious. So with that in mind, why wouldn’t we use all our tools to save time? Let’s go over how to use a very handy tool called ‘Strip Silence.’ Why is it useful? When you record a lead vocal or put 9 microphones on …