Producertech has launched a new tutorial video titled The Art Of Filtering, in which Rob Jones shows you all of the basics, as well as a whole host of techniques for applying both static and dynamic filtering to all sorts of sounds in your mix.
The course begins with an overview of the different ways filters are used, followed by a guide to the main filter types and standard controls. Following this is a demonstration of numerous static filtering applied to all of the sounds in the course project, a laid-back Downtempo groove. Once the basics are covered, Rob progresses things into more advanced territory, introducing different types of filter modulation, with envelopes and LFOs. Again, after going through the theory, he switches back to the course project, to show how different dynamic, modulated filtering can be applied to various sounds, explaining the reasons for doing it in the process.
Other techniques covered include controlling filters with external signals using sidechaining, modulating 3rd party plugins with Max 4 Live tools, working with filter pattern software like Cableguys Shaperbox, and lots more. Examples are once again shown both in the course project, as well as a dedicated module on bass processing.
The course is available from Loopmasters for £19.95 GBP.