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Slate Digital VCC Explained®

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    Introduction (4:41)


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    Basic Interface (4:40)


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    Simple But Effective Uses (7:06)


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    Grouping (12:49)


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    Track List (2:31)


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    Calibration Settings (4:29)


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    Output & VU Settings (4:03)


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    Oversampling Settings (3:46)


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    Display Settings (4:06)


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    Track as Group Automation (3:15)


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    Conclusion (0:35)


Do you long for the sweet analog warmth of yesteryear in your recordings? Well Michael Costa is going to show you how the Slate Digital VCC does just that.

Michael Costa breaks the VCC down in simple to understand terms and covers topics such as why we need a product like this, a tour of the VCC controls, linking consoles for simple or complicated hybrid designs, customizing the GUI to replicate your track names, calibration, matching console outputs, oversampling for CPU management, display settings, making a automation master and much more.

Learn the ins and outs of this awesome vintage console emulator and see what it can do for your mixes today.


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dan19460
Submitted 8 months ago

Well explained but...

Would have preferred more musical examples. Also somewhat unfortunate that time was wasted talking about bugs either in pro tools or the plugin itself.

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer

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Synthysics
Submitted 9 months ago

Helpful

Helpful

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Pro Tools

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LEVI ANDERS
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Helpful tutorial !

It has helped me alot !

I am a: Student, Producer, Ableton Live, FL Studio, Cakewalk Sonar

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I was classically trained in piano from the age of 7 and had a strong obsession with popular music right throughout my youth. I played keyboards in various rock bands in the mid 80's but found a pronounced leaning towards the technology and computer side of music as samplers and computers became more attainable in the late 80's.

2. What training have you had?

In 1989 I completed my Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Music Technology from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Much of my tech knowledge in those pre-internet days came from devouring issues of Keyboard, Mix and EM - monthly, without fail.

3. When did you get into recording?

I started getting into recording in 1984 with a Tascam 244 4-track cassette system. In 1989 I moved to a Digidesign Sound Tools II system - a true random access 2 track editor - and that was the beginning of a long association with Digidesign products. I married this hardware up to Opcode's Studio Vision for many years as well as getting in at the ground floor with Pro Tools v1 in 1991. I've been a Pro Tools user since then right up to the current day.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I've been lucky enough to work with a huge cross section of talent within the Australian music scene. Names like: INXS, Little River Band, John Farnham, Kasey Chambers and Richard Clapton. Plus music editing on breakout movies like Shine and Strictly Ballroom with Oscar nominated composer, David Hirschfelder.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I think I'm good at training because I really love this stuff - I genuinely want to show people how cool these tools are. Even as a fully grown adult, I still find myself getting excited like a little kid about the magic we can do with our systems these days and wondering how far it can go in the years to come. I hope that enthusiasm is contagious!

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Slate Digital VCC Explained® is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Well explained but... Would have preferred more musical examples. Also somewhat unfortunate that time was wasted talking about bugs either in pro tools or the plugin itself.
Date published: 2017-12-23
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Helpful Helpful
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful tutorial ! It has helped me alot !
Date published: 2017-07-11
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