How to Create Big Room Synth Plucks in Logic Pro X

We've all heard them punctuating progressive house bass lines or uplifting trance pads... yes, we're talking synth plucks. Darren Burgos shows how to create and make them shine in Logic Pro X.  

Plucked synth sounds are commonly used in several genres of music today like progressive house, trance, big room and more. In this article I'll show you how to easily create them. We'll use both ESP and ES2 to build the sound itself, then we'll process the sounds with reverb and a limiter to get that perfect upfront sound.

Open ESP and Adjust its Envelope

So what does 'plucked'

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


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