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John Hudson's SOUNDBUSTER Mix preset LE version Download


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 Soundbuster Mix Preset - LE 7+ and 8+ Only

The secret weapon behind your mix!!

Don't bother reading the Pro Tools manual - Soundbuster Mix Preset will do it for you.

With Soundbuster Presets you can have your mix sounding great in minutes using Grammy award winning pro John Hudson's favourite sounds and compressor settings and using just BASIC Pro Tools Plug-ins.

"getting your mix sounding great while keeping good separation of all the instruments can be the biggest challenge in mixing.  To give you that secret weapon and a great start to your mix I sprinkled a little Mayfair Magic in my Presets."

                                    .....John Hudson (Soundbuster guru)


  • Instant great sounds, eg: Drums, Guitars, Vocals
  • Relative EQ and FX is set between all your main instruments, so everything is separated and not all in the same space 
  • Only basic Pro Tools knowledge required
  • 10 instruments, Add or delete tracks to suit your recording
  • Only small tweaks should be necessary to get your own vibe going
  • Effects variable with tempo

After following some simple instructions included with the Preset, you are all set to start mixing.

What do I get

  • When you checkout you will be sent a link to the download files.
  • Download the Soundbuster Pro Tools session file and 2 instruction/info files (PDF & Excel Spreadsheet). 3 files in total. 
  • Open the Soundbuster Pro Tools session, after making a backup.
  • Then import all your audio onto the Soundbuster trax and you're ready to rock.
  • Don't forget to read the instructions on each track and the comprehensive set-up-my-mix XL sheet. There is also a pdf diagram of the mix layout so you can see the grouping.

Please look at all the instructions before you get started.

 List of Pro Tools tracks:

 LE Version.  No Sub-Grouping

  • Drums..  Kick, Snare, Hats, two toms, two overheads - 9 mono tracks
  • Bass guitar amp and DI - 2 mono tracks
  • Two electric guitars, mono   - 1 mono track each
  • Acoustic guitar, mono - 1 mono track
  • Percussion mono - 1 mono track
  • Background singers - 2 mono tracks
  • Lead vocal - 1 mono track
  • Stereo Keyboards - 1 stereo track


Grouping & FX:   All stereo tracks

  • Main Sub-Mix group
  • Snare Fx track
  • Three guitar FX tracks
  • Acc FX track
  • Two lead vocal FX tracks


Record Track & Monitor:

  • There is a Monitor (Aux) track for monitoring the live mix, keeping the Record Track muted until checking back the mix.


Not enough tracks? 

If you have more tracks than we supply here simply duplicate the ones you need. There's full details on how to do this included when you purchase the product.


Extra Instruments and FX.

We will be releasing Soundbuster Preset additional tracks for instruments, effects and Grouping in 2012, including a Mastering set-up to max up the volume of your mixes.


Technical Specification.

There are 2 versions available:

LE version: THIS VERSION:  For Pro Tools LE 7.x and 8.x only.  (Pro Tools with no delay compensation).

Pro Version: For Pro Tools 10 and 9 and all HD versions

Pro version is supplied with TDM plug-ins but will revert to RTAS on non HD systems.

Macintosh computers only.


List of plug-ins: 

Soundbuster Preset uses Digidesign Bomb Factory BF76, EQ3, Comp/Lim3, Dyn3, Pitch DPP-1, SansAmp, Delay, DVerb, MoogerFooger You will need to have these plugins on your computer.  Most Plug-ins are available in TDM and RTAS although we recommend you use the Preset in HD Pro Tools or version 9 and above.


DPP-1 is only available in HD. For non-HD use there is an alternative set-up on an additional fx track available only in PRO version.


If in doubt about plug-in availability, please check with Digidesign/Avid,

follow the link here:   Click to go to Avid

Please note:
If you are not an experienced mixer/engineer we strongly advise you to purchase "Instant Knowhow: Basic Mixing Eq mid region" cost $1.00 in order to get the full benefit of John Hudson's expertise.


"Soundbuster Mix Preset" copyright John Hudson 2010

"Pro Tools" Copyright 2011 Avid Technology, Inc.


But before we go any further, I need to remind you that any information presented on this product is solely for informational purposes only. I make no guarantee that any of the information is accurate or complete. It is purely my opinion based on many years of experience. I cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by misuse of the product or reliance on any of the information or advice provided here.  This is NOT LEGAL or PROFESSIONAL ADVICE! Any use of the product is SOLELY at your own risk.



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