Many Logic users fear to tread in the environment. Feeding the fear are long-standing misconceptions about what the environment is and how (supposedly) complicated it is. And more than a few people have paid tribute to the environment by visiting internet forums and expressing their heart's desire that in future versions of Logic, we will no longer find an environment.
But there's no requirement for any Logic user to ever pay the environment a visit. And much of what goes on in there is transparent to the user, as it should be. However, if you're reading this article, it's probably because you want to learn more about the environment and discover if there are ways it can facilitate and enhance your creativity. It surely can!
In this, my first article in a series on this fascinating aspect of Logic, we'll start by learning some basic concepts. Then, in subsequent articles, we'll examine the function of various specialized environment devices, and delve into some advanced environmental exploits that have very practical musical uses.
Environmentalism is Local, not Global
When discussing what the environment is and the functions it serves, people usually refer to it quite innocently as 'Logic's environment'