Producing in the Home Studio with Pro Tools

Third Edition

The new third edition has been updated for Pro Tools 7.3, featuring all the new menus, Instrument tracks, REX/ACID file integration, Dynamic Transport, new Preferences, RTAS Error Suppression, Right-click functions, automatic Create Click Track function, and hundreds of other new features. Click here for info on the included DVD.

It also covers all the new Digidesign home studio hardware, including the Digi 003, Mbox2 Pro, Mbox2 Mini, and many M-Audio products—and shows you how to use them effectively.

New production topics include detailed recording setups for virtual instruments, MIDI, and audio tracks, new chapters on MIDI editing, advanced audio editing and mixing techniques, and an expanded mastering chapter.

Click here to download a sample chapter.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section 1. GETTING STARTED WITH PRO TOOLS
Chapter 1. Setting Up Your Pro Tools Studio
Chapter 2. Recording Audio in Pro Tools
Chapter 3. Deeper into Recording Audio
Chapter 4. Recording MIDI in Pro Tools
Chapter 5. Editing Audio in Pro Tools
Chapter 6. Editing MIDI in Pro Tools

Section 2. PREPRODUCTION
Chapter 7. The Producer's Role in Preproduction
Chapter 8. The Engineer's Role in Preproduction
Chapter 9. Advanced Studio Setup

Section 3. PRODUCTION
Chapter 10. Improving System Performance and Efficiency
Chapter 11. The Producer's Role in Production
Chapter 12. Recording
Chapter 13. Signal Routing

Section 4. POSTPRODUCTION
Chapter 14. Advanced Editing Techniques
Chapter 15. Mixing in Pro Tools (Part I)
Chapter 16. Mixing in Pro Tools (Part II)
Chapter 17. Mastering

Appendices (on the DVD)
Appendix A. Range Charts
Appendix B. Digidesign and M-Audio Technical Support
Appendix C. Featured Equipment Manufacturers
Appendix D. Recommended Reading