Get a MOTU AVB for (almost) free

Get a MOTU AVB for (almost) free
I am very excited by the AVB interfaces from MOTU. Not only are the decently priced. They include some of the best DACs on the market. Great drivers and backed by MOTU's awesome and free support these interfaces should be an obvious choice. Surprise!!! Runing a studio is NOT a hobby, its a business. Owning interface from three major suppliers (with...
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Impulse Responses making MOTU ProVerb an amazing Reverb

Impulse Responses making MOTU ProVerb an amazing Reverb
I made a series of videos on YouTube about how some free Impulse Responses for MOTU's ProVerb works and also did an A/B test with the fantastic Bricasti M7. I had a Bricasti, It was hooked up using SPDIF and you can hear the results in one the video linked below. In the set of IRs of the Bricasti only the Ambience programs are missing. I am pe...
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Quick Tip - Digital Performer Window Sets and Lane Heights

Quick Tip - Digital Performer Window Sets and Lane Heights
This is a video in response to a fellow Dane and friend who asked how to set the size of the midi editor. My suggestion is to make a window set which can be recalled at any given time in any project. I also briefly show show selection methods in the track selector and finally various ways of adjusting heights of track lanes. Watch video on YouTube ...
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How to prepare a DP Project to send to other studio

How to prepare a DP Project to send to other studio
I made this video for my clients to explain how to prepare a MOTU Digital Performer project to me for mix or further tracking. I also show how to make files for use in another DAW or studio. When I am having dubbing sessions at another studio, I prefer having all the individual tracks available, not just stems, to help me make the best po...
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Using Control + Space in MOTU Digital Performer to set playback start.

Using Control + Space in MOTU Digital Performer to set playback start.
Coming from another DAW someone new to DP just asked the question: "looking for a quick way to place the play cursor in the workspace without having to constantly go back to the timeline at the top of the screen." There are many ways to speed up your process in Digital Performer. One way to do this is using control + spacebar. This way you can clic...
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Using MOTU Digital Performer plugin PreAmp-1 to make bass sit in mix

Using MOTU Digital Performer plugin PreAmp-1 to make bass sit in mix
A quick look into how I used the plugin PreAmp-1 to help the bass site in the mix of Jim Stubblefield's Puesta del Sol (for JDZ) from his 2015 CD Encantado. Watch the video here  youtu.be/FWxj_XUM2UQ written by Jim Stubblefield Guitars Jim Stubblefield Guitar (right) Eric Hansen Bass Randy Tico Percussion Ramon Yslas Recorded and mixed at Koi ...
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More free Impulse Responses for MOTU Proverb

More free Impulse Responses for MOTU Proverb
I just came across some free impulse responses from Airwindows which can be used with MOTU Proverb. After download - unzip, Make a new folder - call it Airwindows - add all the .aiff files to the folder and drag the folder onto Proverb's main window ​. Download the IRs here www.airwindows.com/airwindows-impulses
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Using reverb in mono in MOTU Digital Performer

Using reverb in mono in MOTU Digital Performer
Using the track Beyond the Horizon from Jim Stubblefield's CD Encantado, I focus on using mono instances of MOTU Proveb panned hard left and right to create more depth, while maintaining mono compatibility. Also adding Analog Chorus to the reverb effect for a shimmer effect on the reverb tail. Plug ins used: MasterWorks EQ MasterWorks Leveler Prove...
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Mixing Across the Burning Sands with MOTU Digital Performer

Mixing Across the Burning Sands with MOTU Digital Performer
Walkthrough of my routing, plugin use and mix for Jim Stubblefield's Across the Burning Sands from the 2015 CD Encantado. Showing my basic workflow using trackfolders. My routing - including using master faders for all my effect sends - and my pre - post mastering routing. On this project I only used "stock" MOTU DP plug ins. You will see: MasterWo...
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Midi and Virtual Instrument in MOTU Digital Performer

Midi and Virtual Instrument in MOTU Digital Performer
Specially for people coming from other DAWs setting up a midi track and an instrument track in MOTU Digital Performer can seem somewhat confusing. Personally I like the way Digital Performer handles things. It work kinda like the way I am used to from big consoles. And in the case to mdi and virtual instruments I believe it is just way more flexibl...
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Using DPs pencil tool to fix artifacts

Using DPs pencil tool to fix artifacts
I got some sessions in to mix. Originally recorded in Pro Tools using Apogee highend converters clocked by an Antelope clock. Recorded at 44.1kHz/24 bit. I imported the track files into Digital Performer to mix. First I noticed specially the drum channels are quite hot, even included some clipping. However listening through at the end I heard some ...
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Toontrack EZDrummer Indie Folk midimap for Digital Performer

Toontrack EZDrummer Indie Folk midimap for Digital Performer
​Adding another Toontrack EXDrummer midimap for use with MOTU Digital Performer 9. This time I have made a map for the awesome Indie Folk SDX - You can download the DP project here. For information on how to use this check my blog post here . There are two versions, One with a midi track and a the instrument track with EZDrummer, The...
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Using MOTU's MX4 for Lush Vocal Effect

Using MOTU's MX4 for Lush Vocal Effect
​I have always liked to route audio through synths. Since back in the 80's where we routed a Crumar stringer trough a Roland SH 5 (mono synth) to make polyphonic synth on a budget. Or when Lars H.U.G. wanted to record vocal through a Ibanez Tube Screamer , I have learned to use tools to treat sound during or in recordings. I have always been a fan ...
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