Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
In this section, Bob and Brett will show you how to open a new session on your computer.
Tags:How to Open a New Session Using Pro Tools,bob,brett,chase,computer,editing,jam,kulick,live,mastering,pro,recording,session,to,tools
Grab video code:
Bob: So here we are. We are ready to start our session. First thing that we are going to do is we are going to set up our Pro Tool Session. Brett is going to show us how that is done.
Brett: Exactly. We are going to take you through the whole process, from setting up a session and all the way down the line. Once we have our Pro Tool application launched, we go right up here to file, then new session. Then it gives you this prompt asking for a few information.
First thing is—what should we call this one?
Bob: We are doing this Blues thing today. How about, Bob and Brett’s Blues?
Brett: I like it. (Typing) Now, as we come down, the next thing it is going to ask us for is where we want the session stored for future use. So, we will just keep this on the desktop to make it nice and easy.
As we come down here to “session parameters”, first thing that it asks us for is “audio file type”. Now, Pro Tools is capable of writing wav files, which is great if you are working in a PC environment, AIFF. We work on the Mac environment, so we are going to stick with the AIFF files.
Bob: Could somebody theoretically custom-fit this a day or two?
Brett: Absolutely. If you are running the Pro Tools on the PC, Pro Tools having the ability to write the wav files, it gives you another option. So, you are cross-compatible.
Next thing that it is going to ask us for is “bit Dep”. Bit Dep is how fast the camera takes the picture of the audio as it comes into Pro Tools and converts the analogue audio to a digital signal. So, the higher your bit Dep, the clearer it is going to be. I recommend sticking with the 24 bit.
The next is a sample rate. The bit Dep is how many pictures it takes per second. The sample rate would be how rich is the color in the photograph.
That said, when you are cutting a lot of rock and roll music, 441 seems really nice. It seems to work well. It does not take up as much hard drive space, either. We are going to stick on that session.
Bob: But as with the audio file type, somebody could custom-make this?
Brett: Of course. Maybe if you are doing a classical album, you might want to cut it to 96 or all the way up to 192. It might have a bit more resolution.
Bob: Depending on the style.
Brett: …and whatever fits you. The nice thing down here, if you were going between the Mac and the PC, you could click “enforce Mac PC capability”.
Grammy Award winning producer and multi-platinum recording artist Bob Kulick and ace engineer producer Brett Chassen will unlock the PRO TOOLS mystery as they guide you through a real recording session!