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Your DAW Sucks
Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Jun. 9, 2012
Melodyne: Formant Tool Sound Design
Melodyne as a film production sound design tool? If you've never explored the more esoteric uses of Melodyne then read on as Celemony expert, David Andris, guides you through some formant tools tips.
May. 18, 2012
Looping Clips in Pro Tools 10
Mike Watkinson gets in to the nitty gritty of repetition and loops for quick workflow excellence in Avid's Pro Tools 10.
Apr. 24, 2012
Pro Tools Transfuser: An Intro to Beat Slicing and Stuttering
The "In" effect is still glitch and beat-sliced vocals. That's right all you electronica aficionados, we're talking stuttering. And Pro Tools' Transfuser does it all. Mike Watkinson demonstrates.
Apr. 17, 2012
5 Tips For Bouncing And Exporting Audio
Finished your mix, mastered your song, or just want to render some effects to a separate track? You'll need to understand how to bounce or export to audio. Mo Volans shares 5 tips for any DAW user.
Apr. 8, 2012
Loop Recording: Managing Takes and Playlists in Pro Tools 10
Following on from the loop recording options article, Mike Watkinson explores how to manage takes and multiple playlists in Pro Tools 10. Read on for a bundle of tips and shortcuts!
Apr. 3, 2012
MPV FREE Stuff: Cinematic Construction Kit Loops!
Toby Pitman has created an entire cinematic-style loop construction kit exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now! Not to be missed!!
Mar. 22, 2012
ReWire Reason with Pro Tools
ReWire allows you to get the best of both worlds by using Reason or Ableton Live along with other ReWire hosts such as Logic Pro or Pro Tools. Mike Watkinson shows you how to get connected.
Mar. 20, 2012
Dubstep Wobble Bass in Pro Tools
With a few simple tricks and a copy of Pro Tools 10 almost any sound can be created. Mike Watkinson shows how—using Vacuum & Structure Free—you can produce a wobble Dubstep bass.
Mar. 13, 2012
MPV Free Stuff: Chill-Out Construction Kit Loops
There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV FREE Stuff!! This time we've got a collection of chill-out electronica audio loops. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!
Mar. 1, 2012
Making Sense of Sample Rate Conversion in Pro Tools 10, Part 2
Pro Tools 10 does a lot of the sample rate conversion for you behind the scenes. However, there are times when you'll need to be sample-rate savvy. Mike Watkinson demonstrates when and why in Part 2.
Feb. 21, 2012
NEW Pro Tools Tutorials and Reason Tutorials Apps for iOS
Our new Pro Tools & Reason tutorial apps for iPhone & iPad are LIVE! Become an expert in Pro Tools & Reason - Each app is FREE to download with 1 Free Module, too!
Feb. 16, 2012
Using Mix Busses and Master Faders in Pro Tools 10
Mike Watkinson uncovers and explains how to maximize the audio quality when mixing using the new 64-bit floating bus in Pro Tools 10.
Jan. 30, 2012
Loop Recording Options in Pro Tools
When it comes to looping during the recording process Pro Tools has a wealth of options to hand. Mike Watkinson rounds up all the options for MIDI and audio in this article.
Jan. 24, 2012
Making Sense of Sample Rate Conversion in Pro Tools 10, Part 1
Pro Tools 10 does a lot of the sample rate conversion for you behind the scenes. However, there are times when you'll need to be sample-rate savvy. Mike Watkinson demonstrates when and why.
Jan. 6, 2012
Top 20 MPVHub Articles From 2011
2011 was an incredible year here on The Hub thanks to your support! To celebrate we're showcasing the 20 most popular articles published during 2011!
Jan. 4, 2012
2011 Review : A Year in Audio Gear
Hollin Jones gets retrospective and takes a look at the audio hardware and software that has helped to define the past year.
Dec. 29, 2011
Window Management in Pro Tools 10
There's a lot more to window management than meets the eye. Scott Freiman, MPV Pro Tools Master Trainer, takes a look at how windows can be configured in Pro Tools for maximum benefit.
Dec. 19, 2011
Pro Tools 10: AudioSuite Handles
Working with AudioSuite-rendered clips just became much easier. For example, Trimming beyond the boundaries of the edit selection is now possible. Mike Watkinson gets a handle on this new feature.
Oct. 25, 2011
Pro Tools 10: The Benefits of 32 Bit Floating Point Audio
In theory 32 bit floating point audio is the way forward. But how will it change the way you record and mix in Pro Tools? What are the practical benefits and disadvantages? Mike Watkinson explains.
Oct. 24, 2011
Pro Tools 10: Adjusting Vocal Timing Using Elastic Audio in Pro Tools
The Elastic Audio features in Pro Tools provide ultimate flexibility (sic) when editing drums and rhythmic parts. Mike Watkinson puts all its modes to the test on vocal performances.
Oct. 22, 2011
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