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The Musician's Guide to Pro Tools [NOOK Book]

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Take full advantage of all the powerful features Pro Tools has to offer with help from this easy-to-use guide. Veteran producer, engineer, musician, and Pro Tools guru John Keane gives you detailed instructions for recording, editing, and mixing professional-quality music. Following step-by-step tutorials in the book and real-world projects on the Session Disk, you'll learn the ins-and-outs of this revolutionary product. Throughout the book, Keane offers expert advice from many ...
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The Musician's Guide to Pro Tools

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Overview

Take full advantage of all the powerful features Pro Tools has to offer with help from this easy-to-use guide. Veteran producer, engineer, musician, and Pro Tools guru John Keane gives you detailed instructions for recording, editing, and mixing professional-quality music. Following step-by-step tutorials in the book and real-world projects on the Session Disk, you'll learn the ins-and-outs of this revolutionary product. Throughout the book, Keane offers expert advice from many years of recording sessions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071595902
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/25/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 363
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

John Keane is a producer, engineer, and musician. His studio in Athens, Georgia (johnkeanstudios.com), has been host to a variety of artists such as R.E.M., Indigo Girls, the B52s, Widespread Panic, and Cowboy Junkies. John has been involved in the creation of numerous gold and multi-platinum albums and has been working with Pro Tools since 1991.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Making a home demo
Ch. 1 Getting comfortable with your Pro Tools system 3
Ch. 2 Starting a new session from scratch 11
Ch. 3 Tracking and overdubbing 31
Ch. 4 Basic editing techniques 47
Ch. 5 The Pro Tools virtual mixer 73
Pt. II The doormats session
Ch. 6 Fixing the drums 103
Ch. 7 Bass and guitar fixes 141
Ch. 8 Audio quality issues 163
Ch. 9 Using a click in grid mode 167
Pt. III The honeywagon session
Ch. 10 Working with loops 199
Ch. 11 Bring on the band 249
Ch. 12 Working with vocals 283
Ch. 13 Advanced mixing techniques 315
Pt. IV Appendixes
App. A Changing the monitor display resolution 355
App. B Cheat sheets and function key labels 357
App. C Troubleshooting 373
App. D Formatting hard drives for Pro Tools 387
App. E Speeding up your computer 397
App. F About the session disc 403
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2008

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    I've read several books on Protools and this book was understandable while the others left many questions. I recommend this book for Protools beginners.

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