The Path Of The Heart

It was a pleasure to work with Királyvári Meli és a Fiúk again, and that this beautiful song, Le Jilesko Drom (The Path Of The Heart) became my first mixing project in Pro Tools.

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The layout is nice, the grouping is smart and the Beat Detective can be a big help. But some features were very surprising. First, I had problems with the language setup. I use a German keyboard with Hungarian input source, but the shortcuts only work when I switch to English. But this way I have no idea where the special characters are. Safe soloing doesn’t make sense to me (as I could see from the videos, everybody uses safe soloing, so it should be default, just like in any other DAW I have seen before). Muting clips, creating fades, exporting audio can be done faster/easier in Logic 9, too. Many things are yet to discover, though, so it’s possible I missed some options.

I have a little more time with the trial, but considering the price, I’m not running to buy it right now. Avid has a month to month offer, so it’s still possible to have it when I need it.

Until then, I already have a new objective: Ableton.

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