Pro Tools

Statik Selektah: Pro Tools Only, No More MPC

Producer Statik Selektah discusses his transition from DJ to producer, move from Boston to NY, and evolution from hardware to software based production. I have a MPC, but it’s one of those coasters I was talking about it.  It just sits there. I use everything in Pro Tools, I got a Motif.  For real, I … Read more

Pro Tools Expansion Pack Announced By Avid

Today Avid announced its Pro Tools Expansion Pack, a collections of virtual instruments including Structure, Strike, Velvet, Transfuser, and Hybrid.  The complete pack is available for $499 and features the below instruments. Structure – Professional Sampler Workstation Strike – The Ultimate Virtual Drummer Velvet – Vintage Electric Pianos Transfuser – The Ultimate Groove Creator Hybrid … Read more

Pro Tools 8.0.3 Mac OS X Update: HD, LE, M-Powered

Digidesign has announced its Pro Tools HD, LE, and M-Powered 8.0.3 update for Mac OS X users.  The update is free for all Pro Tools 8 owners and features a number of fixes, including Snow Leopard support. Specific Pro Tools 8.0.3 update details: Pro Tools HD 8.0.3 Update for Mac OS X Pro Tools LE … Read more

DJ Khalil x J-Thrill On Pro Tools, Sampling, Plug-Ins

In a promo spot for Digidesign, producers DJ Khalil and J-Thrill discuss their starts in Hip-Hop, changes in technology, and the power of digital recording with Pro Tools. DJ Khalil and J-Thrill reveal their first pieces of gear (Ensoniq ASR-10 and Roland MS-1 respectively) and discuss the benefits of using Pro Tools and how its … Read more

Pro Tools 8 Score Editor Tips + Implementation

Certified Pro Tools instructor and Digidesign Software Strategist Scott Church treats us to another segment in his series of Pro Tools 8 overview and instructional videos.  This time he examines the Pro Tools 8 Score Editor and offers insight on implementation and design. "In addition to diving into the details, you’ll learn about some of … Read more

Pro Tools 8 Announced By Digidesign

Digidesign has just announced that the upcoming release of Pro Tools 8, which includes features and updates such as new plugins, five new virtual instruments, along with additional scoring MIDI, editiing, and mixing capabilities. There’s no final word on when we can expect the update, but this appears to be pretty significant for those considering … Read more