Tag archive for ‘Pro Tools Tutorials’
By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Five – Setting Levels and Limiting

To many people, making the mix loud is the whole point of mastering, but to others it’s more contentious. Mike Hillier tries to hit the sweet spot… This month, we’re using the track Foreign Waters More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Three – Mid-Side Processing

Even among mastering engineers, mid-side processing is seen as something of a ‘dark art’. Mike Hillier unravels the mysteries of M/S… For this workshop we’re using The Great Divide by Edgar Wallace More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Three – Mid-Side Processing Step-by-Step

Mike Hillier continues his mastering tutorial looking at mid-side processing with a step by step guiding through using it on a track… 1:The Great Divide hinges on a fingerpicked acoustic guitar and a More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Two – Attack & Release

In our latest mastering workshop Mike Hillier turns his attention to the use and misuse of compressors in mastering… For many engineers, compression is one of the toughest tools to crack. The basic concepts More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part Two – Attack & Release Step-by-Step

Mike Hillier continues his second mastering tutorial with a step by step guide to using compressors effectively… For this workshop we’re using the song By The Horns by The Giving Style, available at More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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Mastering Tutorial: Part One – Wrangling!

In the first of a six-part series on mastering, Mike Hillier takes a look at the frequency domain of the mix. Download the Project Files and Video here Example Track: For this workshop, we’re using the song More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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Mastering: Part One – Wrangling! – Step-by-Step

Mike Hillier continues the first part of a new mastering series with a step by step… 1: Fall starts with a solo acoustic guitar, and slowly builds up to a more full arrangement as it progresses. There More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Pro Tools Tutorial: Understanding EQ

Knowing what makes your EQs tick will help you get the most from them. Mike Hillier looks under the curve… For this tutorial you will need the project files – download here Last time we looked at More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Pro Tools Tutorial: Understand EQ – Step-by-Step

Mike Hillier brings the EQ into play in this step-by-step For this tutorial you’ll need the project file – download here 1: This month we’ve used a variation on last month’s project, with a More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Pro Tools Tutorial: Compressor Types Explained

Getting your head around the different types of compressor can make all the difference to your sound. Mike Hillier finds out what’s involved… Knowing how to set your compressor’s threshold, ratio, attack More...