Pro Tools 210M Music Production Techniques

Length

24 to 30 hours

Overview

This course covers techniques for working with Pro Tools systems in a professional music production environment. Concepts and skills learned in Pro Tools 101, 110, and 201 are reinforced with practical music-specific examples. Access to the certification exam requires that previous exams have been passed.

Prerequisites

Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Prepare a session - including the ability to match session tempo to audio, and use external MIDI devices and MIDI Beat Clock
  • Track and overdub - including the ability to compose multiple takes and use Dynamic Transport, QuickPunch, TrackPunch, and monitor modes
  • Control virtual instruments with control surfaces and MIDI controllers - including the ability to route multiple outputs from plug-ins
  • Perform advanced MIDI production - including MIDI Editor, MIDI real-time properties, Score Editor, and score setup
  • Apply professional editing techniques
  • Sample in Pro Tools using software samplers
  • Employ professional audio editing techniques - including custom fades, Beat Detective for multitrack drums, and the ability to edit with Dynamic Transport
  • Perform advanced tempo editing - including use of a graphic tempo editor, and the ability to change linearity display mode and work with key changes
  • Arrange and produce using window configurations, region replacement, playlist editing, and song arrangement
  • Mix and automate using delay compensation, MIDI offsets, snapshot automation (a.k.a. static mixer automation), and trim automation
  • Print your mix through MP3/WMA export, mirrored outputs, and external recorder synchronizing

Software Configuration

  • Pro Tools HD 8
  • EQ III
  • Dynamics III
  • Maxim
  • Hybrid
  • Strike
  • Velvet
  • Structure
  • Eleven
  • Transfuser
  • AIR Dynamic Delay
  • SoundReplacer
  • TL Drum Rehab
  • Pro Tools MP3 Option

System Configuration

  • Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel
  • SYNC I/O or SYNC HD
  • MIDI I/O or similar multi-port MIDI interface
  • C|24, D-Command, or D-Control
  • 192 I/O, 96 I/O, or 96i I/O
  • MIDI keyboard controller