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Pro Tools 8 Kit

The complete professional workflow for music production

By Robert J. Shimonski, Chris Basile

  1. ISBN: 9780240811154
  2. Publication Date: June 2009
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 268
  5. Price:
    • $44.95 (USD)
    • £27.99 (GBP)
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Ever wondered how to record using a click track or mix to a master deck in Pro Tools? How about wishing you had step-by-step guidelines, to get it done right and get it done quickly? In one convenient, easy-to-follow package, Pro Tools master Rob Shimonski brings you the Pro Tools 8 Kit, a book and website combination that will take you through every step of the production process and all the tips, tutorials and tricks that pros use to create perfect recordings. The book has full color screen shots illustrating the tools, functions and the new look of Pro Tools 8, and the website walks you through creating a recording, from setup through bouncing down your final track.

The Pro Tools 8 Kit covers more than just the software - it will help you make the most out of every recording session.

Author Bio

Rob Shimonski is an expert pro-audio consultant living in NY. Rob is a songwriter, a multi-instrumentalist, an avid audio/video producer and engineer, a studio designer and a noted expert on the use of Pro Tools based systems. Rob has been in the industry for over 20 years and is an expert in DAW design and deployment. Rob is also a key lecturer for Five Town Audio College in NY (
Chris Basile is a veteran producer, recording engineer and musician who specializes in studio design and deployment, Pro Tools LE and HD systems as well as both audio and video production. He has spent 20 years on both sides of the glass and just recently opened SubSonic Audio, a full service recording facility in NY.


1. Introduction
2. Session set-up
3. Composing
4. Recording
5. Editing
6. Mixing
7. Delivery
8. Appendices (post production, key-command extras)