Logic Pro: Creating Rhythmic Gated Effects

If you've sat on the fence (sic) when it comes to gating, Gary Hiebner is the perfect Logic expert to talk to. In this article you'll learn how to get creative with gating and stuttering effects.  

We looked at gating synth sounds in a previous article. As you saw, quite interesting results can be had working merely with audio files and manipulating them. I will be taking this a bit further and showing you how you can use gating techniques on your beats and loops to also create interesting results. I will be working in Logic, but these techniques can be applied in any DAW.

Step 1 '" Find a Loop

Let's find a beat or loop we want to work with first. I have used a Drum n' Bass beat from the Apple Loop Library. I am working with the '

Gary Hiebner is an enthusiastic South African Sound Designer and Apple Tech Head! Gary has been involved in the South African music industry for the decade, and in this time has also been involved in the sound design and music production for many advertising agencies and media houses. Gary is a devoted Logic and Ableton user, but he al... Read More


Good stuff Gary! Thanks for the tips!

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