Click tracks are a good thing! Find out how to set up a click track quickly so you don’t interrupt the creative process when recording. This works for any version of Pro Tools on PC or Mac.
Speed up your workflow with groups in your digital audio workstation. Grouping tracks in Pro Tools (or any DAW) lets you edit and mix tracks in less time by making changes to multiple tracks simultaneously. Let’s find out how to group tracks in Pro Tools the quick and simple way.
Understanding EQ is not as difficult as it may seem. It’s also one of the most important aspects of mixing audio. In this short read, you’ll find out what equalization and equalizers are, what the main types of EQ are and what all of the settings of an equalizer are for.
Have you recorded a part in multiple sections? Or have you make loads of cuts and edits to a take? This can make editing the part as a whole quite tricky. That’s where consolidating audio comes in. Let’s find out how to consolidate audio in Pro Tools.
A good sounding reverb is one that gives your music the right feel.
As well as your reverb sounding right though, it also has to fit right with the rest of the mix, without overpowering it or causing any other issues.
Let’s find out how to get a pro sounding reverb in six steps.
Do you want to learn how to mix music for free without having to leave your home? There’s nothing stopping you. Everything you need to get you started can be found online. Let’s find out what you need and where to get it from in four steps.
Learning how to mix music doesn’t need to cost the world. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost anything at all to get started. There are a huge variety of free mixing courses and tuition available online. Some of them are useful, some of them are not so useful.
It can be time consuming and overwhelming to attempt to dig through all of the content that’s out there. With that in mind, I’ve curated a few resources to get you started. All of the courses and tuition on this list contain genuinely helpful, yet easy to follow training.
The best way to learn how to mix, is to mix more. Before you can do all that, though, you’ll need something to mix. If you’re not at the stage where you’re getting clients yet, or you don’t have time to record a huge amount of music yourself, multitracks are a great option. There are plenty of multitrack recordings out there that you can download for free and start experimenting with.
I’ve pulled together three free resources to make things easier.
Getting started with music production on your computer doesn’t need to be expensive. A digital audio workstation, or DAW, is one of the most essential components of a music studio. And, while they can get pricey, there are plenty of free options available. I’ve put together a list of the best free DAWs 2020 has to offer. I’ve included something for everyone, depending on what you want to learn and what your needs are.
Once you set up a reverb bus in Pro Tools (or any DAW) you’ll find using and making changes to reverbs becomes quicker and more intuitive. Take a look at how this can be setup in Pro Tools.