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Evren Edler returns to teach the next Pro Tools course covering Music Production. In this sequel to Educator’s Introduction to Pro Tools Course, Professor Edler continues with an added emphasis on audio editing. In each lesson, Evren goes over the software in detail and includes many hands-on and real-time examples. Topics covered span across Time and Tempo Operations to Virtual Instruments, MIDI Detective, Crossfades, and Clips. Professor Edler has 10+ years experience as a Los Angeles based television & film composer, producer, and performer. He also studied jazz composition in Europe, film scoring at UCLA, and bass guitar at the LA Music Academy. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Professor Edler has taught Pro Tools courses for 5+ years in group and individual settings. Examples are also available for download so you can follow along with lessons.

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I. ProTools 2
  Pro Tools 10 & New Features 11:10
   Intro 0:00 
   Demo Clip 0:09 
   Lesson Overview 0:41 
   New Features in Pro Tools 10 1:15 
    Instruments Used in Demo Clip 1:29 
    Clip Based Gain 2:06 
   Things You Will Learn in Pro Tools 2 4:13 
    Automatic Delay Compensation 5:05 
    Channel Strip 6:04 
    Solo Clip Based Gain & Change Volume 6:29 
   Elastic Audio 7:30 
   Event Menu 9:15 
  Time Operations 21:58
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:09 
   Identify Beat 0:36 
    Groove 1:22 
    Enable Conductor 1:58 
    Heal Separation 4:35 
   Time Operations Under Event Menu 9:26 
    Change Meter 11:34 
    Insert Time 14:43 
    Cut Time 17:01 
    Move Song Start 18:22 
  Tempo Operations 22:13
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:11 
   Tempo Events 0:22 
    Enable Conductor: Tempo Change 0:38 
    Option Click 2:53 
   Snap to Bar 6:05 
   Tempo Operations 7:44 
    Constant 9:04 
    Linear 12:46 
    Parabolic 14:33 
    S-Curved 15:30 
    Scale 16:25 
    Stretch 17:23 
    Pencil Tool 19:28 
  Event Operations 36:55
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:11 
   Event Operations 0:36 
    Quantization 2:03 
    Velocity 5:41 
    Duration 8:34 
    Transpose 9:39 
    Select/ Split Notes 20:53 
    Input Quantize 21:13 
    Step Input 23:02 
   Key Signatures 27:14 
    Pitched 27:40 
    Ruler 28:29 
  Exploring MIDI 20:12
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:12 
   Setting Up a Click Track 0:46 
   Sample Based vs. Sample Based Instrument Tracks 1:37 
   Exploring MIDI / MIDI Editor 3:15 
    Pencil Tool 4:25 
   MIDI-Real Time Properties & Event List 9:04 
    Real-Time Properties 9:41 
    Transposition 12:12 
   Loop Recording 14:17 
   Audio-MIDI Set-Up 22:33 
    MIDI-Thru 23:05 
   Pencil Tool 23:50 
  Automatic Delay Compensation 16:19
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:10 
   Automatic Delay Compensation (ADC) 0:37 
    What It Is 0:42 
   How to Activate ADC 2:15 
    Delay Compensation 4:43 
    Max Samples per Channel 12:00 
    Option to Shift 13:10 
  Working with MIDI Editor 35:35
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:10 
   Opening MIDI Window 0:44 
    MIDI Controller 3:59 
   Dedicated MIDI Editor Window and Some Functions 6:20 
    Dedicated MIDI Editor 10:18 
    Quick Look on Editing Selection 11:54 
    Edit Tools 12:46 
   Mirrored MIDI Editing 21:00 
   Linked Timeline & Edit Selection 22:15 
    Selector 23:08 
    Time Base Rulers 27:14 
   Velocity & Audio Volume 27:38 
    Notes Area 28:54 
   Learn How to Work in Multiple MIDI Editor Windows 29:39 
    Targeted MIDI Editor 30:13 
    Open in Untargeted MIDI Editor 32:50 
  Working With Score Editor 29:39
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:16 
   Score Editor / Set Up 0:47 
    Preferences 2:01 
   Toolbar Area 3:20 
    Zoom 3:32 
    Trimmer 4:26 
    Selector 7:08 
    Pencil Tool 7:33 
    Grabber Tool 8:40 
    Mirror Editing Function 9:44 
    Adjust Grid / Check Cursor 11:17 
   Write & Edit Notation 12:16 
    Goes Until You Want it to Stop 13:24 
    Customize 15:44 
    Bring Another Score Editor 20:08 
   Notation Display Track Settings 21:23 
    Bass Track 23:17 
  Beat Detective 25:55
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:10 
   3 Ways to Change Timing 0:51 
    Manually 2:00 
    Beat Detective 2:30 
    Elastic Audio 2:51 
   Beat Detective 3:00 
    Edit Smoothing 3:55 
    Drum Roll Clip 4:26 
    Move to Grid Point 6:45 
    Example of Manual Way 9:36 
    Where is Beat Detective Located 10:26 
    Operations 11:03 
    Selection 11:58 
    Detection 12:46 
    Smooth Out the Glitches 16:05 
    Review Event Menu 18:02 
    Beat Detective Other Features 19:28 
    Tempo 21:53 
  Elastic Audio 21:34
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:10 
   Elastic Audio 0:34 
    Clip Example 1:53 
    Turn Elastic Audio On 2:49 
    Smart Tool / Real Time Compression Expansion 5:33 
    Processing State 11:37 
   Elastic Properties 12:45 
   Raise and Lower Pitch 13:26 
   Sample Based vs. Tick Based 14:44 
   Stretch or Shrink Timing 16:12 
  Pro Tools Virtual Instruments 9:49
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:16 
   Boom 0:57 
   Xpand 2 1:49 
   Structure Free 2:48 
   Mini Grand 3:03 
   DB 33 3:40 
   Vacuum 4:03 
   Record Virtual Instrument as Audio 5:13 
    Example of Why You Should Record As Audio 7:56 
  Boom 15:32
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:15 
   Drum Machine Definition 0:43 
   Boom 1:11 
    4 Steps 2:30 
   Pattern Edit 4:45 
   Boom 5:34 
   Pattern Select 8:03 
    BPM 9:14 
    Pattern Edit Mode: Add Snares 10:11 
    Plug-In Automation 12:06 
   Write Automation 13:06 
  Xpand 2 18:16
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:09 
   Xpand 2 0:31 
    Instruments 0:54 
   Selecting Patches / Presets 2:26 
   Librarian Menu 3:14 
    Play / Arp Options 5:40 
   Creating a Sound /Patches 7:58 
    Drop a Sound 10:06 
   Smart Knobs 10:30 
    Separate Smart Knob from Applying to Everything 12:18 
    Effects 14:45 
    Sounds: Drums / Loops 16:00 
  Structure Free 15:16
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:14 
   Structure Free 0:45 
   Add Patch 1:45 
    Remove Patch 2:18 
    Voices & Key Range Options 3:33 
   Smart Knobs 3:48 
   Write Automation 5:55 
   Transposition 7:57 
    Remove Patches & Automation 9:45 
   Load Up Sounds 10:43 
  Vacuum 16:32
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:16 
   Vacuum 0:34 
   Presets 2:02 
    Adjust Arpeggiator 2:24 
    Arpeggiator: Play Sounds 4:09 
    Glide, Pitch Bend Range, Envelope Retrigger 8:26 
   Turn MIDI/ Instrument Track Into Audio Track 10:09 
  Mini Grand & DB 33 16:00
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:07 
   Mini Grand 0:18 
    Presets 0:46 
    Adjust Model 1:02 
    Choose Sounds 2:48 
    Edit Effects 5:15 
    Mini Grand: Check Presets 8:31 
   DB 33 9:11 
    Settings You Can Change 10:00 
    Cabinet 13:35 
  Fades & Crossfades 25:58
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:09 
   Audio Editing 0:38 
    How to Find Fades 0:59 
   Fade-Ins & Fade-Outs 1:38 
    Fade Dialog Box 3:55 
    Fade Settings 4:45 
    Applying Fades 5:44 
    Delete Fade-Ins & Fade-Outs 6:55 
   Crossfades 9:30 
    Create Crossfade 9:58 
    Another Way to Create Crossfade with Smart Tool 10:44 
    Get Rid of Crossfades 12:08 
   Batch Fades 12:51 
    Adjust Options 13:10 
    In-Shape 13:34 
    Equal Power 13:45 
    Equal Gain 14:00 
    Placement Changes 14:13 
   Editing Fades 15:27 
    Trimmer/ Grabber 16:22 
    Fades Editing Dialog Box 16:44 
    I/O Setup 17:00 
    Fades Preferences Under Editing 18:17 
  Clips 27:49
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:08 
   Clips 0:56 
   Clips List 1:44 
    Drop Down Arrow Options 3:35 
    Show Clips 3:53 
   Finding Clips 4:55 
    Zoom Toggle 6:47 
   Clips List 7:18 
    Selecting Clips 7:19 
    Unused Clips 7:46 
    Sort By 8:32 
    Finding Clips 9:49 
    Clear Find 11:01 
   Auditioning Clips 11:26 
   Placing Clips 12:21 
    Dragging a Clip 13:02 
   Placing Clips 14:40 
    Placing Clips with Playback Cursor 15:55 
   Spot Mode 17:06 
   Sync Point 18:23 
   Clearing Clips 19:54 
    Permanently Delete Clip 21:13 
   Renaming Clips 22:31 
    Rename Multiple Clips (Auto Rename) 23:44 
   Clip Info 24:23 
    Processing State 24:50 
    Rating 25:24 
    Overlap 26:28 
    Current Time 26:43 
  Editing Clips 29:21
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:09 
   Edit Lock 0:22 
   Edit Time Lock 1:42 
   Muting Clips 2:53 
   Grouping Clips 4:09 
    Group After Selecting 6:36 
    Ungroup 7:12 
   Separating Clips 8:32 
    Grabber 12:05 
   Consolidating Clips 12:47 
   Repeating & Looping Clips 14:54 
    Repeat a Clip 15:06 
    Duplicate 15:42 
    Repeat with Trimmer 17:24 
    Loop Trimmer 17:40 
   Shifting Clips 19:14 
   Nudging Clips 21:45 
   Strip Silence 24:30 
  Clip Gain 12:01
   Intro 0:00 
   Lesson Overview 0:15 
   Clip Gain 0:35 
    Clip Gain Viewer 1:11 
    Clip Gain Line 3:17 
   Editing Clip Gain 4:39 
    Grabber Tools & Add Break Points 6:54 
    Pencil Tool 8:17 
    Only Automates the Clip Gain 10:37