February 16, 2009

Creative Gating, Part 2

In this second creative gating tutorial a high-hat track is used to apply a rhythmic pulsing effect on a synth pad. As in the previous tutorial, the gate’s key input makes it happen. A special thanks to Max Kunz of Jungle Maps for playing the drums.

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February 15, 2009

20 Intermediate Pro Tools Tips

Jonathan at Moozek.com posted a followup to his 10 Pro Tools Tips. Like his previous list, it’s right on the money. 20 Intermediate Pro Tools Tips. Stand by for another creative gating tutorial in the next couple days.

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January 19, 2009

Creative Gating, Part 1

This is the first if a three part series on the creative use of gates. All of them involve the use of a key or sidechain input. In this video, a low frequency tone is triggered by a kick drum in order to give the impression that the kick was deeper and/or recorded with more [...]

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November 16, 2008

Reverse Reverb

Sorry for the long stretch of time with no posts. Back on track now, at least for today. In this video tutorial I create a reverse reverb effect in Pro Tools on an electric guitar. Reverse reverb was first used on analog tape machines by flipping the tape backwards, applying reverb to a part (and [...]

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