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Discussion in 'Pro Tools' started by Girlytech, May 5, 2008.

  1. Girlytech

    Girlytech Guest

    Hi Guys & Gals,
    I'm currently using prerecorded backing tracks and need to pitch shift them to the approptiate key for me....for most this works fine, but the odd song requires a big change which can make the bass warbble because it is to low?? Does anybody have any suggestions on how to fix this using protools? Should I try and EQ it out? or alter the way I do it with pitch shift?

    I would appriecetate any help on this
  2. Codemonkey

    Codemonkey Distinguished Member

    Dec 11, 2007
    Scotland, UK
    First suggestion that comes to me is to create a crossover and deal with the bass separately (use 2 pitch shifts).
    BUT...you'll still need to bring the bass up the same amount, which doesn't fix the problem.

    Good luck.
  3. UncleBob58

    UncleBob58 Active Member

    Apr 9, 2003
    Fairfield County, CT
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    Probably too expensive for you, but Serato Pitch'N'Time does a fantastic job of pitch shifting and time compression/expansion.
  4. Girlytech

    Girlytech Guest

    Thanks Code mokey, gives me somethig to thig about.....ad the serato product sounds great but to expensive for what i eed itfor I wound the minimum freq down to 40hz and that did improve the outcome, I'm ot sure what ratio and fine does? doesn't seem to do much at a glance.
  5. RobXmas

    RobXmas Guest

    Hey there. It may be too drastic and its pretty exspensive but I've heard that you can use Melodyne on bass and just go in and fix the specifics.

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