When you want your converted audio to MIDI tracks to really shine in Logic Pro X it pays to use some tried and tested tips and tricks. In this tutorial, Joe Albano shows you how.  

Flex to MIDI 

Fig 1 The “Create MIDI Track from Flex Pitch Data” command used on a Flex Pitch track
Fig 2 The converted MIDI track, with full Velocity data

Fixing the MIDI 

Fig 3 Stray notes, visible and ready to be removed in the Piano Roll Editor

Time is tight

Fig 4 The Smart Quantize option, currently available only for MIDI Regions 

Massaging Velocity 

Fig 5 Editing MIDI notes and Velocities in the Piano Roll Editor
Fig 6 Adjusting Velocity curves in the Region Inspector (L) or with the Velocity Processor MIDI plug-in (R)

Pick your sound 

The rub 

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Joe is a musician, engineer, and producer in NYC. Over the years, as a small studio operator and freelance engineer, he's made recordings of all types from music & album production to v/o & post. He's also taught all aspects of recording and music technology at several NY audio schools, and has been writing articles for Recording magaz... Read More


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