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Using Beat Detective In Pro Tools Tutorial

One of the many challenges in Music Production is how to deal with the timing of drum parts. Whether it's for fixing improper timing, creating a tempo map of the drummers performance, or saving the timing of a great drummer as a Groove Quantize file, Pro Tools has a very powerful feature called Beat Detective which allows you to do all of these things.

Mix Automation Explained | Video Tutorial

The final step in any production is getting all the tracks mixed together, and with this comes the ability to apply Mix Automation across various elements of your session. In this tutorial video, Avid Master Instructor Eric Kuehnl explains the different Mix Automation Modes, and shows you how you can use them in your session.

Audio Post Production | Editing With Nudge Video Tutorial

Nudge is one of the most powerful editing features of Pro Tools. Understanding Nudge is key to speeding up your workflow by allowing you to quickly create edits and arrangements in Pro Tools. Avid Master Instructor Eric Kuehnl shows you how to effectively use Nudge in your session by focusing on useful Keyboard Shortcuts in Pro Tools.

Working With Video In Pro Tools

With the deep integration into the video world, Pro Tools has many features specifically for Post Production. One of these is the ability to work with Video Tracks directly in your session. In this tutorial video, Avid Master Instructor Eric Kuehnl takes you through all the detail in working with video in Pro Tools.

Drum Replacement In Pro Tools

Whether building a beat from scratch using samples or using a drum machine to re-enforce recordings, learning how to use samples in Pro Tools can be an asset to your Productions and Mixes. Many plugins are available that allow you to easily replace drum sounds. We'll take a look at one plugin in particular, Drum Replacer, but  also teach you how to do it the "old fashioned way": by hand.

How To Use Parallel Compression In Pro Tools

Audio engineers often use Parallel Compression when mixing Rock and Pop songs. However it's a tool we can use when we’re tracking, mixing, and even in production. Whether it be used digitally in our DAW or Analog, Parallel Compression can help us add some oomph and presence to our initial recording and mixes while still maintaining the dynamics of the original recording. I use parallel compression when tracking in Production frequently. It's very useful to bring things forward in the mix and help tracks cut through.

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