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Music Production Tutorials

We released a video tutorial showing how to use tap tempo in Pro Tools and discussed several other methods of tap tempo. Find out the finer points of tap tempo in Pro Tools and other tempo related tips in our video tutorial

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This quick tutorial will show you how to use the tap tempo function in Pro Tools. Tap tempo is a feature where you tap a key on the computer keyboard at your desired speed and your DAW will detect and calculate the appropriate tempo setting for your session.

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Have you been struggling to understand all the complex options in Pro Tools when creating a new session? Do you want to get started as quickly as possible but you are worried that you might be doing it wrongly? Creating a session with the correct settings can be one of the most important steps that you want to get correct at the beginning. Choosing the wrong settings can result in incorrect audio files when recording or poor audio quality.

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A tape stop effect is an effect which emulates the slowing down and pitching down of the audio when a tape machines playback is stopped. When tape machines stop playback the tape is not sudden frozen in its current position. The motors gradually slow down to a full stop thus the audio on the tape is...

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Whenever you start a new session in Pro Tools, you will be presented with a ‘Create New Session’ dialog. This window allows you to configure your new session with several settings which for the newbie might be a little confusing. We’ll take a look at what these settings are, how they affect you, and what are the most common and recommended settings to use.

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Do you find your guitar tracks thin and sounding small? Do you want richer and wider sounding guitar tracks? If you have having trouble getting wide sounding guitar tracks, I have put together a quick video tutorial on how to get wider and bigger sounding guitar tracks.

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Audio plugins come in various formats to support loading in different digital audio workstations. When you are looking for new plugins to extend your digital audio workstation, you need to ensure that the plugin format is one that your digital audio workstation supports. Below is a table of popular...

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Using the correct edit mode in Pro Tools can greatly help improve your speed and accuracy during editing. The four edit modes in Pro Tools assist in the arrangement and manipulation of clips in the edit view. Switching between modes is common when working on a session to facilitate the current edit task at hand.

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