Flip Dem Sounds in Logic Pro

Reversing / flipping / twisting sounds can bring much joy when making beats or designing sound effects. Darren Burgos demonstrates how to do all this and more in Logic Pro.  

In this article I'll be showing a couple of ways to flip your sounds around. Backward sounds are great for creating anticipation for a frontward sound that plays directly after, or for creating cool slippery effects in beats. They're also cool for those paranormal pre-verb effects! We'll do all of that in this article.

Either open an existing song, or open a new project, and save it. We'll be using Apple Loops for this lesson, but interestingly enough... you can't reverse Apple Loops! For the sake of keeping things simple in this article, we'll first convert the Apple Loops to standard uncompressed AIFF files. If you're following along, and you'll be reversing areas of your own recordings, bounces, or files that have been 'bounced in place'

Darren started making music on computers when he was a teenager in 1987. His first computer was an Amiga, and when he realized the power of computer-based production, his addiction for making electronic music began. Darren switched to Mac in 1994 and started using Logic Pro. He's been involved in many music projects over the years incl... Read More

Discussion

Magic Fingers
two thumbs up... with the audio tail included!!!
Darren Burgos
Thank-you! Glad you liked it.
Gary Hiebner
Yet again, a great article Darren. I always get new song ideas after reading your articles. Can't wait for the next one.

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