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Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 06-03-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,692
Posted By LSW
Re: Fast track ultra drivers

I have a similar dilemma but my Win 10 does see the device and works, but not consistently. I have a FSU USB and installed the latest drivers, 6.1.10. I ran test using iTunes and it seems to only...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,630
Posted By LSW
Remixing/Mastering “The Song Remains the Same” and Other Great Live Albums

I’ve never engineered or mixed anything for surround sound, only stereo, but I am often amazed at just how great it sounds whether it’s for a movie or concert DVD.

It’s been about ten years...
Forum: Virtual Instruments 12-27-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,570
Posted By LSW
Soundfonts – anyone still use them?

I just came across my old library of Soundfonts and I’m wondering it it’s worth the trouble to see if I can get them to play using any of the instruments I have working with PT (MP8). I have...
Forum: Windows 11-18-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,812
Posted By LSW
Re: Is Pro Tools 8 M-Powered compatible with Windows 10

THANK YOU! Very good answers, all of em.

Methinks I shall stay with Win 7. Do I want all the new features of all the new aoftware? Yes. Can I afford them? No. Can I still make music (limited...
Forum: Windows 11-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,812
Posted By LSW
Is Pro Tools 8 M-Powered compatible with Windows 10

Hello all – I understand that this is an easy question to ask, but the answer may not be as cut and dry – several variables to consider. I will start with just the questions, then follow up with...
Forum: Windows 11-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,825
Posted By LSW
Re: Pro Tools 8 SE

I use PT 8 MP and here’s how I do it. I don’t know how much of this translates to SE, but hopefully it will help. If not, just ignore.

First, I create an instrument track, insert xPand and in...
Forum: Windows 09-23-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,573
Posted By LSW
What was the first version of Pro Tools that was 64 bit for Windows?

My but the time has passed quickly. The last time I was able to upgrade with the rest of the world was with the release of Windows 7, Pro Tools 8 m - powered, and a brand new quad core Dell computer....
Forum: Tips & Tricks 10-11-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,598
Posted By LSW
Re: What's the most reliable method for Sibelius Integration?

Update -

The "pitch" issues I mentioned seemed to be Kontakt issue and is related to notation and concert pitch type things. I'm just not sure how parts that are not in concert C get translated...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 10-10-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,598
Posted By LSW
What's the most reliable method for Sibelius Integration?

Pro Tools 8 M Powered and Sibelius 7.5

The composer uses Sibelius in the manner one would expect with real notation composing. I'd like to make sure that all the notation commands and nuances...
Forum: Virtual Instruments 09-08-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,283
Posted By LSW
Re: Do you record drums as separate Audio tracks or Midi?

Gotcha. I guess I was assuming that finding trigger points would e easy - I've hear stories both ways. My own experience is only with something similar, I think it was trying to use Beat Detective....
Forum: Tips & Tricks 09-08-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,132
Posted By LSW
Re: Importing audio files for remix - convert or set session to match source audio?

Going though my old threads - I sure missed out on some interesting discussion beyond the answer to my question!

I have been a victim of the bigger is better mentality. I once tried to start a...
Forum: Virtual Instruments 09-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,283
Posted By LSW
Re: Do you record drums as separate Audio tracks or Midi?

Thanks everyone for your input and suggestions. I enjoy discussions on workflow and technique, I find them useful and applicable to other things, not just a particular instrument or plugin.

My...
Forum: Virtual Instruments 09-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,958
Posted By LSW
STRIKE! Currently Loaded Preset - how to tell?

As the title states, how does one tell which preset style and kit are currently loaded? I'm using Strike v. 1.0.4 with PTMP 8.

This is about workflow. I first choose a preset style that works...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 12-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,539
Posted By LSW
How do you Test your mixes these days?

I recall a photo of Phil Collins, in the studio listening to a cassette on a boom box. I've worked in a studio or two back in the day with UREI far field monitors, the typical Yamaha near fields and...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 12-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,430
Posted By LSW
Re: recording electric guitar (Picking sounds)

I just took the original question as stated - electric guitar plugged into the MBox, strumming. I can see where the pick noise would be heard - the only thing affecting the sound electronically at...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 12-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,222
Posted By LSW
Re: Using real hardware synth in a Pro Tools VI setup

You're both world's ahead of me with all this, but I would like to comment just from my own experience.

FIrst is the same, to monitor the outboard instrument directly. Now, from my experience,...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 12-24-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,132
Posted By LSW
Re: Importing audio files for remix - convert or set session to match source audio?

Thank you MusicMan - that was my gut feeling, it's good to have it confirmed.

I've just been going through my projects I've completed over the last 10 years - not a lot of stuff, but it seems...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 12-23-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,132
Posted By LSW
Importing audio files for remix - convert or set session to match source audio?

In PTMP 8, I usually use 24 bit 48 K as my default sessions settings. I have a few songs originally done in Logic 5 on the PC and they are 16 bit, 44.1.

PT will convert these files upon import to...
Forum: The Drum Room 12-03-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,500
Posted By LSW
I'm interested in hearing your drum virtual drum tracks!

I am interested in hearing any drum track produced using STRIKE, or perhaps another virtual drummer instrument. Anything anyone would like to share - a track, a clip, even a finished song on iTunes. ...
Forum: Pro Tools 10 11-06-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,003
Posted By LSW
Re: I missed PT 9 - what to do now?

I realize this is an old thread, but I try to make it a point to acknowledge responses when I ask for help. I this case I didn't, but I was going through old threads and found it. Please accept my...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 11-05-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,863
Posted By LSW
Re: Is there any way to leverage the original MBox into my current or future system?

I hear ya. I guess, like most people who went with MPowered, it was a for financial reasons. Plus, I did want something I could use with other applications. Yeah, sometimes I just like to fire up...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 11-05-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,896
Posted By LSW
Re: Can I create a virtual harmony track using any of the bundled features of MPower

Thank you so much for the advice. This is something I will have to try. I did bring up Melodyne in standalone mode and imported a track, but didn't get too far, just wasn't ready for the learning...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 11-01-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,863
Posted By LSW
Re: Is there any way to leverage the original MBox into my current or future system?

That's the direction I want to move in. I tried 96K once or twice, but my system just wasn't up to the task. At this point, I would just like to be able to record a track or two, vocals and guitar,...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 11-01-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,896
Posted By LSW
Re: Can I create a virtual harmony track using any of the bundled features of MPower

Ok, we're getting somewhere! I do have Melodyne which I guess was offered with the package I bought at the time. At first I wasn't exactly what it was, then I did a little reading. First impression,...
Forum: Tips & Tricks 10-31-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,896
Posted By LSW
Can I create a virtual harmony track using any of the bundled features of MPowered 8

Before elastice audio, there was this time shift plug in that seemed to offer more features for creating a virtual harmony track. I'm not sure if it was "SMART" thus adjusting the interval to the key...
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