Here's How To Sculpt The Perfect House Music Kick Drum In Logic Pro X

Your kick drum is key to the sound of your house track. In this short video, Olav Basoski breaks down how to choose, shape and sculpt the perfect bass drum in Logic.  

Focusing specifically on Logic Pro X, expert producer Olav Basoski uses this short video from the full course Logic Pro X 410: The Art of House Music to really get to grips with the techniques you need to know about to master kick drum sound shaping and programming in House music. 

You'll see how to quickly dip into Logic's drum library and audition then load and sculpt a kick sound, as Olav explains how the specific kick you go for can really determine the overall sound and character of your track. Logic's Drum Machine Designer is a powerful tool for sound shaping and you'll see how to use the quick controls to make a kick sound your own. Check out the other videos in the course to become a Logic House music master!

Watch the full course Logic Pro X 410: The Art of House Music in the AskAudio Academy here.

Logic Pro X 410: The Art of House Music 

House music is what started it all, and after all those years, it’s still as big as ever. Want to discover how it’s done? There’s no better way to learn than to see a pro create a track right before your eyes… and that’s exactly what top producer Olav Basoski does in this course.

Using Logic Pro X exclusively, Olav starts with the all-important kick drum, and ends up creating a complete track in real time. Watch and learn as he adds hi-hats, clap, percussion, and all kinds of subtle elements to turn a basic beat into a really good groove. In his own entertaining way, Olav shows you how to add a deep bassline, electric and acoustic pianos, vocal samples, and how to process everything to get a great mix. The course concludes with a section where Olav reveals tips to help you better organize and arrange your tracks.

So sit back, and learn the Art of House Music from one of the best educators on the planet: the one and only Olav Basoski!

Watch the full course Logic Pro X 410: The Art of House Music in the AskAudio Academy here.

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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