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Pro Tools Elastic Audio in Action

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    Tutorial 1

    Elastic Audio Overview

    9:05

    Learn how Elastic Audio works and all about the different modes and which one to pick for the job.

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    Tutorial 2

    Working with Loops

    11:54

    See how a real producer works with loops using Elastic Audio and Pro Tool’s Workspace Browser.

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    Tutorial 3

    Extracting Grooves

    10:32

    Discover how to extract and import grooves from one loop and apply them using Elastic Audio to the other tracks in your session.

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    Tutorial 4

    Multi-Track Drums

    17:17

    Watch Kenny take multi-track recorded drums and get them in the groove, all while preserving the phasing of the drum tracks using Elastic Audio.

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    Tutorial 5

    Quantizing Bass

    11:31

    See how to fix an out of time bass guitar track using Elastic Audio and get it tight and right.

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    Tutorial 6

    Acoustic Guitars

    13:44

    Discover how to properly fix stereo acoustic guitars and adjust their feel using Elastic Audio.

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    Tutorial 7

    Electric Guitars

    20:34

    Learn the secrets of using Elastic Audio on electric guitars.

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    Tutorial 8

    Conforming Vocals to Tempo

    13:50

    Watch step by step as Kenny makes an acapella vocal fit into a track. This is a must see for anyone doing remixes.

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    Tutorial 9

    Rephrasing Vocals

    10:59

    Now that you have perfect “in time” vocal tracks, see how to change them up and make new vocal parts.

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    Tutorial 10

    Align & Double Vocals

    9:58

    See how to correct timing as well as thicken and fatten up vocals by using Elastic Audio.

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    Tutorial 11

    Background Vocals

    12:25

    Learn how to tighten up sustaining stacked background vocals using Elastic Audio.

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    Tutorial 12

    Change Entire Song Tempo

    12:27

    See Kenny’s method for taking an entire song and changing its tempo up and or down with no artifacts using Elastic Audio.

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    Tutorial 13

    Fixing No Click Reference Drums

    9:16

    Have drums that weren’t played to a click track? Want them to be in time to your session’s click / grid? Just watch this video.

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    Tutorial 14

    Elastic Pitch Harmonies

    9:52

    Discover how you can make great sounding vocal harmonies using the amazing Elastic Pitch feature in Pro Tools 8.

Pro Tools has incredible audio warping and pitch features called Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch. These features take editing audio in Pro Tools to a whole new level. Watch and learn as Kenny Gioia shows you his brilliant techniques for using Elastic Audio on the most common instruments such as bass, multi-tracked drums, acoustic and electric guitars, and vocals.

Learn Elastic Audio basics as well as cool FX and production techniques like changing the tempo of an entire song, creating harmonies, rephrasing vocals and more. After watching this series your productions will sound and feel much better, guaranteed.

Nyj
Submitted 5 months ago

Brilliant as always

I'm learning so much from Groove3 in general and Kenny and Eli in particular

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Pro Tools

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jgold707
Submitted 8 months ago

Very Helpful indeed

This is a good tutorial that saves you time by explaining functions of elastic audio that are lesser used but important.

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools

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djangojunkie
Submitted 8 months ago

kenny is the best.

Kenny is an excellent teacher. I have gotten a ton of useful info from his tutorials.

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools

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AudioGroove
Submitted 9 months ago

Very good examples

This was very helpful. Hadn't used it in a while and now in PT12. This tutorial is very clear and a great example in it's practice; live! Would have liked to be told the key shortcuts for each move as was done with the "control" instruction. Though they probably are intuitive. Great video! Thank you.

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jjdecks
Submitted 1 year ago

Great explanation on subject

This tutorial is a well explained elastic option to use in your DAW between Beat detective and elastic audio in Protools . I find it easier to work with..

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer

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ronneru
Submitted 1 year ago

Great Tutorial!!

It's an incredible tutorial! very informative, very helpful, it have helped me to really understand the capabilities of elastic audio! And to have real live examples!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

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Chip
Submitted 1 year ago

Great Tutorial!

Well Explained! In depth explanations and offers creative approaches to using the application. Elastic audio is a tool that can destroy a take, but if used properly the tool can enhance a solid take to a great take.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician

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Nardão
Submitted 1 year ago

Great variety of lessons on very DAWs .

I was looking for specific topic on elastic audio about conforming a drum session that was not recorded on count ( no metronome ) and found it.

I am a: Musician, Hobbyist

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I've played an instrument since I was 10. Drums and Trumpet. I'm 40 now. I can play a little bit of any instrument. Master of none. Rock bands most of my life.

2. What training have you had?

I was taught trumpet classically from grade school up until I graduated high school. I went to Five Towns College for engineering and learned that you can't just learn this stuff from school. I did graduate though.

3. When did you get into recording?

I've been recording since I was 15. Two cassette players wired to a Radio Shack mixer. Eventually I got an 8 track reel to reel by Fostex. I've used just about every DAW and I started using them before they even recorded audio. Vision and Performer were just MIDI sequencers at the time. Before they became Studio Vision and Digital Performer. I got studio jobs because I knew computer MIDI and most studios didn't. I eventually moved up to Sound Tools which was two track. Then Pro Tools made a Audio Media III card which let you have 4 inputs. Gradually I moved up from there with Pro Tools D24, Pro Tools Mix to HD.

4. People you have worked with/for?

Marcy Playground
Mandy Moore
LFO
Willa Ford
Lee Ann Womack
Paulina Rubio
Hall & Oates
Bayside
Head Automatica
Cute is What We Aim For
FTSK
and many more...

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Hmmm. My Mom always said "Self Praise Stinks". I think it's because I have no ability to talk like a professional announcer, or plan out my teachings. So I teach as if you were sitting next to me. Pretty much off the cuff. I think that engages people more. We're so used to hearing everything done so properly and planned out with unnecessary explanations and proper wording that the brain will actually ignore most of it. Your brain tunes it out like you're back at your desk at school. But if the teacher grabbed you aside and just explained it to you, I believe you'd get more out of it. That is what I try to do.

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Pro Tools Elastic Audio in Action is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Brilliant as always I'm learning so much from Groove3 in general and Kenny and Eli in particular
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful indeed This is a good tutorial that saves you time by explaining functions of elastic audio that are lesser used but important.
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from kenny is the best. Kenny is an excellent teacher. I have gotten a ton of useful info from his tutorials.
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very good examples This was very helpful. Hadn't used it in a while and now in PT12. This tutorial is very clear and a great example in it's practice; live! Would have liked to be told the key shortcuts for each move as was done with the "control" instruction. Though they probably are intuitive. Great video! Thank you.
Date published: 2017-08-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Tutorial!! It's an incredible tutorial! very informative, very helpful, it have helped me to really understand the capabilities of elastic audio! And to have real live examples!
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Tutorial! Well Explained! In depth explanations and offers creative approaches to using the application. Elastic audio is a tool that can destroy a take, but if used properly the tool can enhance a solid take to a great take.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great variety of lessons on very DAWs . I was looking for specific topic on elastic audio about conforming a drum session that was not recorded on count ( no metronome ) and found it.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great explanation on subject This tutorial is a well explained elastic option to use in your DAW between Beat detective and elastic audio in Protools . I find it easier to work with..
Date published: 1969-12-31