The Musician's Guide to Pro Tools

The Musician's Guide to Pro Tools

by John Keane

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"I'd recommend this book to anyone, whether beginner or expert." --From the Foreword by Peter Buck of R.E.M.

"Because everything is explained so concisely, you spend less time wading through pages and more time recording music." --Sound on Sound magazine

"An excellent book for any engineer or home recordist just getting into Pro Tools." --Tape Op magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071595902
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/16/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 363
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

John Keane is a producer, engineer, and musician. His studio in Athens, Georgia (, 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.

Table of Contents

Part I: Making a Home Demo 1: Getting Comfortable with Your Pro Tools System 2: Starting a New Session from Scratch 3: Tracking and Overdubbing 4: Basic Editing Techniques 5: The Pro Tools Virtual Mixer Part II: The Doormats Session 6: Fixing the Drums 7: Bass and Guitar Fixes 8: Audio Quality Issues 9: Using a Click in Grid Mode Part III: The Honeywagon Session 10: Working with Loops 11: Bring on the Band 12: Working with Vocals 13: Advanced Mixing Techniques Part IV: Appendixes A: Changing the Monitor Display Resolution B: Cheat Sheets and Function Key Labels C: Troubleshooting D: Formatting Hard Drives for Pro Tools E: Speeding Up Your Computer F: About the Session Disc

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