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 including Psychoid. For two years Darren travelled with Apple showing Logic Pro to visitors of Macworld, NAMM, Remix Hotel and NAB. Currently, he teaches a class in L.A. on electronic music production using Logic for Logic Pro Help. Darren also runs two small businesses on Mixing, Mastering and Logic Pro training and support.
Tempo analysis and matching took a major leap forward with the Logic Pro X 10.4 update. In this tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how it works and how it can save you masses of time when editing.
The Logic Pro X 10.4 update brings some great new tools, and the Step and Phat FX are two of the best. Darren Burgos demonstrates these cool new plugins.
Track Alternatives are a great way to nondestructively try out different arrangements and takes in Logic Pro X. Darren Burgos explains why you should be using them.
Logic Pro X has more tools for pitching and tuning audio than you may have realised, and it works just as flexibly as editing MIDI pitch does. Darren Burgos explains.
Modulation can be the key to making synths and even whole mixes sound more dynamic and interesting. Here's how to achieve it quickly and easily in Logic.
Incorporating external hardware synths like Korg's Minilogue into Logic has never been easier, but there's still a technique to know. Darren Burgos shows you how it's done.
Selection based processing opens up whole new worlds in Logic Pro X 10.3. Darren Burgos shows you some practical examples of how it works.
A sprawling Logic project with a billion tracks and regions and a mixer that takes 2 minutes to scroll through might look cool. There's easier ways to make compelling EDM grooves in a single region.
Want to create unique, effective EDM risers in Logic Pro X without the hassle of starting from scratch every time? Darren Burgos shows how you need not reinvent the wheel for every project.
The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.
One of Ableton Live's most attractive features is Session View. Here's a quick way to make Logic Pro X behave in a similar way that'll change the way you arrange and produce tracks in Logic.
So you want to split a mixed down track to either remix or re-groove different sounds and instruments? But are finding it impossible? The Regroover plug-in is here to help you do the impossible.
These are the kind of Logic tips that can make your Logic Pro X sessions more satisfying. Using just one or two of these shortcuts can be a guaranteed time saver and help you focus on producing.
You don't need $10,000s worth of analog hardware synthesizers to recreate the gorgeous theme music to Netflix's Stranger Things. Here's how to get very close to the sound using u-he's Diva plug-in.
In this nifty Logic Pro X tutorial Darren Burgos shows how to turn your (or somebody's) sampled voice into a playable instrument in Logic Pro's Alchemy synth instrument.
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