Archive for August, 2012

Comments Off on Hot Dance Filters for FREE – Check out AIR Filter Gate!

Most Pro Tools users nowadays sure know AIR Plugins. A bunch of free plugins coming with every Pro Tools since version 8. They are often forgotten or replaced by other plugins of big named manufacturers, but they don’t need to hide from the big names. A while ago, we had the AIR Kill EQ on this […]

Repeat to fill selection is one of the most useful commands when it comes to quick editing. Especially when it comes to loop creation, it’s pretty handy. Check out two simple examples of how to you use repeat to fill in your daily work. Don’t duplicate like a mad man, use repeat to fill.

Chris Ward, Imaging Director for Real Radio in UK emailed me a few weeks ago and sent me an incredible piece of audio. He really got me tracked down on this AC piece, which he called a ‘Mini Mash’ (and as I get a lots of audio all the time, this is not easy) But check […]

Here’s a little shortcut, I found and I don’t want to deny it from you guys. A cool trick to fix your automation if you’ve done a mistake. Start with this little example. You’ve got an automation that looks like this: And your goal is to get to a falling curve like this: Now the […]

Comments Off on Olympic Games 2012 in London – A Benztown Recap

Congratulations to the USA for being top medalist of the 30th Olympic Games. For a few weeks, London was the center of attention for broadcasters all around the world. It was the biggest sport event in the world! Of course, this means a massive event for all media. In all different formats we were delivering […]

Comments Off on Quick Tip: Instant switching to Slip Mode while using Grid Mode

While using Grid Mode, simply hold down Command (⌘) to temporarily switch to Slip Mode. Short, but effective when you’re working in Grid Mode most of the time.

Comments Off on Have your tracks ready before the action – how to enable Elastic Audio on new tracks!

Elastic Audio – one of Pro Tool’s coolest features at all. You have total control over your audio and you can perform time stretching without rendering your audio every time. It’s the ideal tool for beatmatching. Usual you have to activate Elastic Audio by clicking the panel in the lower part of single track view in […]

Comments Off on Sometimes you need to be off the beat – Grid and Relative Grid

Usually, working in grid mode is one of the best ways to achieve great results, especially when it comes to music related tasks like beatmatching. No matter what happens, grid mode will always keep the beat. But sometimes, the grid might be against you. Especially when you’re having off beat elements in a session which is […]