search for books and compare prices
Tables of Contents for A Musician's Guide to Pro Tools
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
1
2
Before You Start: Skim That Pro Tools Manual!
2
2
Conventions Used in This Book
4
1
Monitor Resolution
5
1
Keyboard Shortcuts
6
1
Cheat Sheets
6
1
Basic Tracks and Overdubs
7
37
Starting a Session from Scratch
7
1
Trashing the Preferences
7
1
Making an Alias (Macintosh)
8
1
Start Your Engines (Macintosh)
8
1
Start Your Engines (Windows)
9
1
The New Session Dialog
9
1
Choosing a Sample Rate
10
1
A Word About Audio Drives
11
1
The Edit Window
11
2
The Transport Window
13
1
Creating New Tracks
13
1
Re-labeling the Inputs & Outputs (Digi 001 & TDM systems only)
14
3
While We're Labeling Things
17
1
Setting Preferences
17
1
Saving Your Sessions
18
1
Tracking
19
1
Laying Down the Drum Track
20
1
Basic Zooming and Scrolling
21
1
Overdubbing and Punching in
22
1
Monitor Modes Explained
23
1
Pre-roll and Post-roll
24
1
Overdubbing on the Rhythm Track
25
1
Destructive and Non-Destructive Recording
26
2
The Selector, the Grabber, and the Trimmer
28
1
Punching in to Correct Mistakes
29
2
Trimming the New Region
31
2
Mangling the Session
33
1
Repairing the Session
33
1
Crossfading Basics
34
3
Recording on the Lead Track
37
1
Introducing the Playlist
37
1
Comping the Lead Tracks
38
2
Consolidating Your Regions
40
1
Cleaning up the Session
41
 
Removing Unused Regions from the Session
40
2
Deleting Unused Regions from the Hard Drive
42
2
Mixing Within Pro Tools
44
19
Having Fun with Plug-ins and Aux Sends
45
1
What are Aux Sends?
46
1
Setting up Aux Returns, with D-Verb
47
2
Multi-Mono D-Verb
49
1
More About Aux Sends
50
1
Digital Delay
51
1
Leslie Effect
52
1
Using Automation to Create Effects
53
1
Auto Panner
53
1
Tremolo
54
1
Wah Effect
55
1
Paste Automation
56
1
The Backwards Solo
57
1
Finishing Your Mix
57
1
Submixing
58
1
Gain Structure
59
1
Recording a 24-Bit, Mix
59
1
Bouncing to Disk
60
1
Good Work...Now Do it Again!
61
1
Backing up Your Work
62
1
Advanced Editing Techniques
63
42
Setting Preferences
64
1
Working with Basic Tracks
64
1
Using Markers
65
1
Using Memory Locations
66
1
Fixing the Drums
67
1
Setting up for Drum. Editing
68
1
A Word About Grouping
69
1
Locking a Region
69
1
Setting Zoom Presets
70
1
Trimming the Drum Entrance
71
1
The Smart Tool
72
1
Aligning the Drums to the Click
73
1
Nudging Regions
74
3
Fixing a Rushed Fill
77
3
Using The Left/Right Arrow Keys
80
1
Fixing a Dragged Snare Hit
80
1
Batch Crossfades
81
1
Fixing the Tom Track
81
3
Consolidating the Drum Tracks
84
1
Cleanup Time
84
1
Riding the Tom Track
85
3
The Trim Plug-In
88
1
Bass Fixes
89
3
Auto Region Fade In/Out (TDM Systems Only)
92
1
Flying in a Missing Part
92
1
The Gain Plug-In
93
1
Pitch Shifting a Note
94
1
Using the Pencil Tool
95
1
Consolidating the Bass Track
96
1
Guitar Fixes
97
2
Squeak Removal
99
1
Changing the Song Structure
100
1
Flying in the Drum Fill
100
2
Taking out the Third Verse
102
2
Conclusion
104
1
Index
105
5
Appendix
110
10
Order Form
120