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.

Articles by Darren Burgos

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Remixing Vocal Stems in Logic Pro

So, you want to remix a track? Darren Burgos invites you into his studio of tricks in this article as he reinvigorates vocal stems using Logic Pro. He's also kindly included the Logic project, too!

Morphing Sounds in Logic Pro's Sculpture

Do you know how to get the best out of Sculpture's Morph section in Logic Pro? In this tutorial Darren Burgos runs through all the essentials to get you up and running.

Flip Dem Sounds in Logic Pro

Reversing / flipping / twisting sounds can bring much joy when making beats or designing sound effects. Darren Burgos demonstrates how to do all this and more in Logic Pro.

Creating an Electro House Groove in Logic Pro, Part 2

Continue your week on a groovy note! (sic) with the second of this two-part tutorial on creating an EDM House Groove using Logic Pro by Darren Burgos.

Creating an Electro House Groove in Logic Pro, Part 1

Start your week on a groovy note (sic) with this awesome two-part tutorial on creating an EDM House Groove using Logic Pro by Darren Burgos. (Part 2 coming tomorrow).

Super Stacking Sounds in Logic Pro

It's all the rage to create bigger, fatter leads, pads, and other sounds for most modern music. Darren Burgos shares tips in Logic Pro that he's using on a current production with Paulo Ramirez.

Bending Sounds in Logic Pro

There's a bunch of cool EDM sounds you can make using Logic's ES2. In this excellent tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to get that pitch bend riser-style EDM lead sound. A MUST read!

iPad MIDI Control Surface for Mainstage

So, you're going to play live using MainStage and you've got an iPad? Darren Burgos shows an essential way to create a virtual MIDI control surface with custom layouts to help you at your next gig!

Using an Expression Pedal with MainStage

Many of the top artists, DJs and producers are using Apple's MainStage 2 for live performance. Are you? Darren Burgos shares an excellent quick tip on how to use an expression pedal in your live setup

Logic Pro's Ultrabeat as an Effect Sequencer

Ultrabeat is more than a drum pattern sequencer , sample playback engine and drum synth creation plugin... Darren Burgos shares this incredible tip on using it as an effects sequencer!

Logic Pro: Using Automation Patterns in Your Songs

Automation is often a big part of most Logic projects. In this tip Darren Burgos shows you how to create your own preset patterns you can apply to any automation parameter. A must read!

Purging Plosives with Logic Pro

Plosives in your vocals can make or break the recording. Even with a pop filter, they still have a tendency to sneak their way in! Darren Burgos uses Logic to pulverise them out of your mixes.

Gate Techniques in Logic Pro

We've all heard it: rhythmic stutters on a Trance pad or a chopped-up pumping synth line. Wouldn't it be great to know how to make this effect? Darren Burgos demonstrates 3 ways to get gating in Logic

Recording MIDI in Logic Pro's Cycle Mode

There's hope if your keyboard skills can't keep pace with your musical ideas! Darren Burgos explores how recording MIDI in Logic Pro's cycle mode can alleviate stress and make you more creative.

Review: Waves BassRider

Mixing bass can be a struggle, especially when slapping a standard compressor on the track doesn’t even things out. Darren Burgos tests out BassRider as an alternative to manually riding faders.