Archive for September, 2012

Tutorial: ProTools Elastic Audio Trick

Posted: 18th September 2012 by Aaron in Editing, Tutorials

This is a technique I was shown a few years ago, and it is really handy when editing a single track such as a bass or vocal line.  I should note that this is not a full tutorial on how to edit with Elastic Audio… so if this is what you were looking for, you will [...]

Color Outside The Lines (Drums)

Posted: 12th September 2012 by Aaron in Van Howes Studios

This setup is in fact the one we used on the album version of Color Outside The Lines  (The Show Must Go – 2010 – Hedley).  Some elements are similar to “For The Night’s I Can’t Remember”… Kick In: 441 in hole, pointed @ the beater Kick Out: FET47 (end of kick enclosed with a [...]

For The Nights I Can’t Remember

Posted: 12th September 2012 by Aaron in Van Howes Studios

Something a bit different today.  While not everyone may enjoy sitting down and listening to a Hedley album, it is undenialable that the quality of recording, editing and mixing is top notch thanks to Jay Van Poederooyen (JVP) – although technically most are not mixed for final release by him.  Regardless, I thought I would [...]

Drum Tracking: Day 1 & 2

Posted: 10th September 2012 by Aaron in Session Updates

So we had a weekend of drum tracking at Aurora Studios Co.  It went very well.  The acoustics of the live room are pretty good with the 3 mobile baffles in a semi-circle around the kit and the Roxul Safe’n’Sound in the ceiling.  At first glance, Nathan thought the room would be quite live sounding [...]