Instrument tracks and virtual instruments are used for converting midi notes to sound. Instrument tracks allow you to record midi data from a midi input. A virtual instrument will be placed on the plug-in insert of the instrument track. The output of the track is an audio output. Audio processing plug-in such as dynamics processors or eqs can be placed in the plug-in inserts after the virtual instrument.
Using the metronome in Pro Tools is essential for getting the right tempo for your track. Here are some fundamental skills you should have for working with tempo and the metronome in Pro Tools.
How to add a click track in Pro Tools
- In the menubar, click on Track then click the last item Add c...
In this video tutorial we take a look adding reverb and delays to our Pro Tools session. Reverbs and delays are classified as time-based effects and are added to a track using auxiliary sends, also known as aux sends.
Reverbs and delays are classified as time-based effects and are added to a track using auxiliary sends, also known as aux sends. Reverbs are used to create a sense of space and to help individual instruments blend together in the mix. Delays are generally used as creative effects in the mix.
In today's session we have a simple drum track. We will be adding some reverb and delay to this drum track.
In this Logic Pro X video tutorial, we take a look at setting up your audio interface in Logic Pro X. Learn what each setting does including how to reduce latency to get the best recording experience.
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
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.
One of the necessities of recording audio is a good microphone. However, the great studio microphones you read about can be really expensive and definitely break your home studio budget. You don’t need a whole mic cabinet for a home studio and you definitely don’t need one that requires a bank loan if you are just starting out. Here are several microphones that you should definitely take note of when you are shopping around for your first microphone.
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.
This buyers guide is part of a series of articles to help the home studio owner kickstart their recording journey. Each buyers guide focuses on a different type of recording setup. Look out for more buyers guides and articles on how to make your first recordings in the upcoming weeks. Subscribe to the Soundgrains newsletter to receive updates in your inbox or like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
This singer-songwriter home studio is designed for the keyboardist or guitarist who wants a simple and budget friendly setup to record a solo vocals and keyboards or guitars. This singer-songwriter home studio setup will allow for the use of one microphone for your vocals and an instrument input for your guitar with a pickup.
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...