Create exceptional music in the home or commercial studio using Pro Tools. This book provides a complete explanation of the entire production process, from initial song demo to final master, while showing you how Pro Tools supports each step. Learn the latest Pro Tools functions and techniques-the methods the top producers and engineers use to make their music projects stand out from the rest. Now in its third edition, the first book ever written about Pro Tools has been updated for Pro Tools 7.3, including all of the most recent improvements and features. It also covers all the new Digidesign home studio hardware, including the 003, Mbox2 Pro, Mbox2 Mini, and many M-Audio products, and shows you how to use them effectively. This edition also includes new chapters on recording, editing, using MIDI, mixing, and mastering. The accompanying DVD-ROM includes 24 instructional videos on Pro Tools setups and techniques, in addition to 50 Pro Tools sessions that demonstrate techniques described in the book. Practice the production process using four "Project" songs in different genres (rock, hip-hop, electronica, and jazz). Visit www.protoolsbook.com for updates to this book and extra Pro Tools learning material.
"This is an essential tool in any composer/producer's aresnal in learning the ins and outs of a very complicated system, with great ease. I learned something on every page, and I've been using Pro Tools for years!" , BT, electronic music pioneer, film composer (Monster, The Fast and the Furious), & mix engineer (Madonna, Seal). ©2008, 432 pages. Book & DVD.