Darren Burgos

Darren Burgos

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.

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Create Stunning Rhythmic Sound Effects using Logic Pro’s Delay Designer

Logic Pro is a sound designer's paradise. With so many instruments and potential sounds, one way to make your own evolving patterns, risers and sequence FX is using the awesome Delay Designer plug-in.

Free: Complextro Kit Apple Loops

Create a free account (or sign-in) to grab this incredible collection of Complextro Apple Loops by Darren Burgos. These green Apple Loops contain MIDI and instrument settings for Logic Pro users!

5 EDM Mixing Tips for Logic Pro Users

There are few definitive solutions when mixing EDM. Though there's no “magic sound good button,” the 5 tips below should help toward perfecting the sound of your mixes. Open a mix you're working on...

5 Essential Logic Pro X Piano Roll Tips

You can do so much more with Logic X's Piano Roll than just drawing in MIDI note events. Darren Burgos shares five of his favorite Piano Roll/MIDI editing tricks here.

FREE Loops: Super Smooth & High-Res EDM Risers for Logic Pro X

You've heard them lifting the energy of a track to breaking point before the drop. We're talking about Risers. Darren Burgos has created high resolution 14-bit risers in Logic Pro for you to download!

11 Essential Logic Pro X Shortcuts for Producers

Becoming faster with Logic Pro X's shortcuts and key commands can leave you more time to focus on the music. Darren Burgos shares 11 of his favorite shortcuts when producing tracks here.

Exploring Modulation in Logic Pro X ES2 & EXS24

It's time to take control of your synths and sampler instruments in Logic Pro X! Darren Burgos shows how to use the routing options in ES2 and EXS24 for interesting sonic manipulation.

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.

Review: Sugar Bytes Egoist

A sample slicer, TB-303 emulation, drum module, and effects sequencer... all in one plug-in! Egoist packs a lot of functionality and does it in true Sugar Bytes style as Darren Burgos discovers.

Making Mashups in Logic Pro X, Part 2

In the final part of this mini-series on making mashups in Logic Pro X, LA-based trainer and producer, Darren Burgos, takes you through the arranging, mixing and mastering processes.

Making Mashups in Logic Pro X, Part 1

In the first of this 2-part mini-series on making mashups in Logic Pro X, LA-based trainer and producer, Darren Burgos, takes you through the process step-by-step starting with preparing the files.

How to Morph Sounds with Logic Pro X's Smart Controls

Logic Pro X's Smart Controls don't just allow you to control multiple plugins in one easy to use interface when mixing… you can use them for sound design and performance too. Darren Burgos shows how.

Making Multi-Out Setup Easy in Logic Pro's Ultrabeat

Even if you know how to create a multi-output setup for Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, you should read this excellent tutorial by Darren Burgos with some advanced tips on how to make multiple outputs easy!

Easy Keyboard Splits in Logic Pro X

Have you ever wanted to play 2 or more instruments in Logic Pro X on different octaves of your MIDI controller keyboard? If you haven't tried this, you should! And Darren Burgos shows you how.

Programming Beats Straight into Logic Pro X

Logic users are spoilt with the number of ways to program drums: Ultrabeat's step sequencer, the Piano Roll, Hyper Editor... and also the main window. Darren Burgos explores the path least used.