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Pro Tools 9: Music Production, Recording, Editing, and Mixing / Edition 1

Pro Tools 9: Music Production, Recording, Editing, and Mixing / Edition 1

by Mike Collins
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Prepare yourself to be a great producer when using Pro Tools in your studio. Pro Tools 9 for Music Production is the definitive guide to the software for new and professional users, providing you with all the vital skills you need to know. Covering both the Pro Tools HD and LE this book is extensively illustrated in color and packed with time saving hints and tips, it is a great reference to keep on hand as a constant source of information. Detailed chapters on the user interface, the MIDI and scoring features, recording, editing, signal processing and mixing blend essential knowledge with tutorials and practical examples from actual recordings.

New and updated materials include: *Pro Tools 9 software described in detail *Details of the new functions and features of PT9 *Full color screen shots and equipment photos

Pro Tools 9 for Music Production is a vital source of reference, for the working professional or serious hobbyist looking for professional results.

• Highly illustrated color guide packed with tips to help Pro Tools users get the most from their system
• Up-to-date and specific to version 9
• Endorsed by leading international producers, composers and engineers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780240522487
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/24/2011
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mike Collins (Author) Mike Collins is a studio musician, recording engineer and producer with more than 30 years experience of making records. He has many credits on UK chart singles and albums, for radio and TV broadcasts, advertising jingles, and movie scores. Mike was awarded a BSc Degree in Electroacoustics-with-Music from Salford University in 1979, became a Member of the Audio Engineering Society in 1980, and was awarded an MSc Degree in Music Information Technology, with Distinction, in 1989. After graduating, he spent a 14 months working on transducer designs for Standard Telephones and Cables (STC), followed by a couple of 6- month stints as a Planning & Installation Engineer for Neve Electronics and as a Film Sound Consultant for Dolby Labs, before joining Yamaha's London R & D Studio in 1986 as Senior Recording Engineer and Music Technology Specialist. Working freelance since 1988, Mike has regularly reviewed music and audio software and hardware and written about a variety of audio and music production topics, with more than 1000 articles and reviews published in Future Music, Macworld, MacUser, Personal Computer World, Sound On Sound, AudioMedia, Studio Sound, Electronic Musician, EQ, MIX, Pro Sound News Europe and others. In parallel with this, Mike established a career throughout the 1990's as a studio musician, MIDI programmer, recording engineer and producer working on Top 40 albums and singles in top London recording studios including Abbey Road, Mayfair, Townhouse, Eden, Strongroom and Sony Whitfield Street Studios, CTS and Lansdowne Studios. In 1997, Mike set up a project studio equipped with a high-end Pro Tools system and has since been involved in everything from dance remixes to TV ads, background and featured music for TV and video, album editing and compilation, and, since 1999, producing jazz, blues and soul recordings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Using Pro Tools Chapter 3 Time Operations Chapter 4 Working with MIDI Chapter 5 Recording Chapter 6 Editing Chapter 7 Mixing Chapter 8 New Hardware & Software: PT9

On the website Appendix 1 About Summing Mixers Appendix 2 Troubles with Dongles Appendix 3 Avid Eucon Support Appendix 4 Pro Tools LE Hardware Appendix 5 Pro Tools HD Hardware Appendix 6 Eleven Rack & Pro Tools Mbox Family Appendix 7 New Hardware 2010 Appendix 8 Pro Tools 8 New Features Appendix 9 Pro Tools 9 Laptop System

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