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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August 20, 2008

Ping Pong Delay

In this video tutorial I create a ping pong delay in Pro Tools using two mono delays and aux inputs. Although there are a bunch of ping pong delay plug-ins out there, creating your own is a great routing exercise. 

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July 8, 2008

Pro Tools I/O Settings

In this video tutorial I revisit busses and sends, a topic from the Pro Tools Basics series, and make things a whole bunch easier with custom I/O settings.

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July 7, 2008

Recording hands-free with “Wait for Note”

Here is a handy trick for starting record operation in Pro Tools while playing a two-handed instrument. The technique involves the use of a MIDI function called “Wait for Note”. When you hit record while the “Wait for note” button is engaged, Pro Tools will wait to start recording until it receives incoming MIDI data [...]

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