- By Tom Graham on December 17, 2014Read more
I recently sat down with Ryan Ulyate to discuss Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ chart topping ‘Hypnotic Eye’ album, which Ryan recorded, mixed, and co-produced. He walked me through the entire process of crafting the #1 rock album—take a look.
- By Tom Graham on December 15, 2014Read more
Visiting top London post facilities, I was struck by their incredible modern design and breadth of work. For them, choosing a mixing surface requires complete customization and powerful control with deep visual feedback in a compact format. Here’s a look at why they all choose Pro Tools | S6.
- By Tom Graham on December 5, 2014Read more
Some would say that the traditional large format analog consoles have magic in the circuits to produce that hit record recipe. Some have said that a digital console lacks that magic and it’s summing is sterile. But owners of the System 5 and the S5 Fusion would say otherwise.
- By Tom Graham on November 26, 2014Read more
Pro Tools | S6 owners with Avid Advantage support now have access to the latest software update (v1.3) for S6 consoles. It includes a number of new and updated features, but also improves on system overall stability and network connectivity robustness. Here’s a look at what’s new.
Pro Mixing: Music Composers for TV and Film Look to System 5 and Pro Tools to Deliver Compelling ScoresBy Tom Graham on November 11, 2014Read more
Music composers have challenging gigs. They have to write, record, and mix a ton of cues. They are on the hook to deliver great sounding scores that match the film and most importantly, what the director is looking for. Read on to learn how they meet this challenge.
Pro Mixing: SMP Studios Experience Faster Music Creation Workflows for Film and Television with the First Pro Tools | S6 Installed in the NetherlandsBy Tom Graham on October 27, 2014Read more
We recently visited Martijn Schimmer’s new SMP Studios in Amsterdam where they cover a wide variety of music composition, recording and mixing for worldwide film and TV projects, with multiple rooms and composers. Martijn takes us inside his world of pro mixing with this interview, let’s take a look.
- By Tom Graham on October 10, 2014Read more
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.
AES Los Angeles 2014: Introducing Avid Pro Multiband Dynamics and Avid Pro Subharmonic Audio Plug-ins for AAX Native and AAX DSPBy Andrew Wild on October 10, 2014Read more
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.
- By Tom Graham on September 29, 2014Read more
Fall is finally here and that means it’s time for the annual trek to the Audio Engineering Society show, which is returning to Los Angeles after a long absence. Here’s a quick list of all the things you can see up close and chat with us at the booth.
Pro Mixing: How Sound Designer and Re-Recording Mixer Will Files Creates Inspiring Feature Film Soundtracks on the Avid MediaCentral PlatformBy Tom Graham on September 8, 2014Read more
Check out the interview we did at NAB 2014 in April, right before the big summer blockbuster release Will supervised and mixed, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. He talks about his approach to feature soundtracks and doing it with the integrated tools of the Avid MediaCentral Platform.