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  • Pro Tools Academic Gets New Cloud Collaboration and Support Features with the Upgrade/Support Plan for Educators and Students

    Pro Tools For Education Gets New Cloud Collaboration Features with the Upgrade Plan

    Starting October 10, 2014, we have made enhancements to the Pro Tools Academic package in preparation for new features coming to Pro Tools in 2015. Let’s explore all the options.

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  • Music: The Story Behind My 11th Hour Call to Mix the Paradise Music Festival

    Music: My 11th Hour Call to Mix at the Paradise Music Festival

    How many times have you been asked, last minute, to mix a band you’ve never heard of, on a PA you’ve never listened too, by someone who has never met you? This is the story behind my 11th hour call to mix the Paradise Music Festival in the Bahamas.

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  • Sketching in Sibelius 7.5: The Finishing Touches

    Sketching in Sibelius: The Finishing Touches

    ‘Sketching in Sibelius’ tutorials teach you how to use the powerful built-in features of Sibelius 7.5 to create a sketch of your arrangements. In part four, I’ll show you how to fine tune your score.

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  • Media Composer 8.2 Keeps You Focused on Creative Editorial with Background Rendering

    Today, Avid released the latest update to Media Composer | Software introducing Background Rendering. This new feature will increase your productivity, let you spend more time on creative storytelling, and deliver your projects on time, beating the deadlines. See what else is new…

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  • Master the Art of Music Creation

    EDM: Powerful Editing and Arranging with Pro Tools

    In this third episode I demonstrate simple, yet powerful, music editing and arranging functions. I consider editing and looping to be a huge part of the creative process, especially for electronic dance music. Let’s take a look.

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  • Sketching in Sibelius 7.5

    Sketching in Sibelius: From Sketch to Score

    ‘Sketching in Sibelius’ tutorials teach you how to use the powerful built-in features of Sibelius to create a sketch of your arrangements. In this part three, I’ll demonstrate how to easy it is to turn your sketch into a score.

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  • AES Los Angeles 2014: Introducing Pro Tools | S3 Compact Control Surface

    AES Los Angeles 2014: Introducing Pro Tools | S3 Compact Control Surface

    Based on the award-winning Pro Tools | S6, Pro Tools | S3 is a compact, EUCON-enabled, ergonomic desktop control surface that offers a streamlined yet versatile mixing solution for the modern sound engineer. Come see it in action at AES.

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  • AES Los Angeles 2014: Introducing Avid Pro Multiband Dynamics and Avid Pro Subharmonic Audio Plug-ins for AAX Native and AAX DSP

    Avid Pro Multiband Dynamics and Pro Subharmonic are two new professional plug-in options from Avid, available in AAX Native 64, AAX DSP 64 and AudioSuite 64 formats for Pro Tools 11. Let’s take a closer look.

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  • Filmmaking: Why Do We Need Color Correction

    Why Do We Need Color Correction?

    We are often asked what a Colorist does in the film & television industry. In this short video we’ve given several examples of why and when color correction can improve a video.

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  • Sketching in Sibelius 7.5: Filling in the Details

    Sketching in Sibelius: Filling in the Details

    Learn how to use the powerful built-in tools in Sibelius to fill in the details of your score to create that clear and concise sketch you’ve been working toward.

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  • In Memoriam: Peter Thomas—Dedicated Colleague and Passionate Innovator

    It’s with a heavy heart that I sit here today and write to inform you that our esteemed colleague Dr. Peter Thomas passed away in September. Peter was not only the Chief Solution Architect for Avid’s Global Center of Excellence, but also a true leader among peers throughout the company.

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  • On Tour with Massive Attack: Giving a Good Slap

    Giving a Good Slap

    As ever when you finish a tour you have mixed emotions. Sad to leave your roadie comrades behind, delighted to go home to your family. No more back lounge rider, no more bus bunks. Things we might have improved, things that went well. Definitely feel that we left this tour…

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