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Logic Quick Tip: Multi-Output Drum Processing in Ultrabeat

Ultrabeat is a drum synth and sample player that comes bundled with Logic Express and Logic Pro 9. It comes with it's very own Step Sequencer which enables you to create patterns for each and every

Quick Tip: Film / Video in Logic (Scoring to Picture)

They say video is two thirds audio. Put it to the test... Put on a DVD or VHS (am I showing my age?) of your favorite movie, mute the sound track or all the sound and after a while you'll realize ju

Troubleshooting 101: No Audio Output from Logic? No problem!

Logic is a wonderfully deep, creative piece of software! There's no doubt about that...  It has steadily become easier to setup and use since Apple acquired it from Emagic But, as any software user .

Mixdown: How to export to audio in Cubase

Getting your finished composition or project out of Cubase and into the world involves a number of crucial decisions. Wherever it will be played you'll need to know how best to export it as audio.

Logic Pro Tutorial - Connect The Dots Vector Synthesis on the ES2 Exposed!

Connect The Dots Vector Synthesis on the ES2 Exposed!        by Steve Horelick In this sound design blog I'm programming the vector points in Logic's esteemed ES2 soft synth.  We musicians ...

The first cut... Logic's Scissor tool in depth

If you haven't already, and you want to improve your editing workflow in Logic I'd recommend reading a recent blog post: 5 Amazing ways to use Logic's Marquee tool. OK. You're back... So, having rea

Power-User Tip: Enable any window as a floating window in Logic 9!

I'm a sucker for trying out the latest utilities and applications for the Mac and I even featured a few of my favourites in my Advanced OS X 201 Snow Leopard tutorial. However, there were so many fr

How-to: Logic’s Event List Editor for easier MIDI editing

When you need to fine tune MIDI events or CC data don't zoom right into the Piano Roll or Hyper Editor... turn to Logic's Event List. To the uninitiated, The Event List can seem like a... well, numeri

Speed Up, Slow Down With Speed Fades in Logic 9

Logic 9's Speed Fades can bring an analogue turn-table or tape style effect to your tracks. Speed Fades are essentially the same as using the Fade parameters on audio regions, but with one important

How-to: Convert to new Sampler track in Logic 9

Creating your own sampler instruments from rhythmic loops can be a great way to add variety and realism to the loop. For example, if you have an audio file of a drum loop and you want to rearrange t

Pro Tools Audio

The Avid Pro Tools User In 2004 I was at the NAB tradeshow presenting Logic on behalf of Apple. This was the year that Apple first unveiled their newly purchased Logic Pro to the world, and at that sh

How-to: The Arpeggiator in Trilian

Put away your Upright basses, your fretless 5 strings and your Electronic-synth hardware Bass modules... Trilian is here! With over 34GB of some of the most delicious low end sounds ever created, T

5 Automation Power-User Tips and Tricks in Logic Pro

In today's tip we'll explore some of Logic's powerful, yet underused Automation features. There are two types of Automation: Track-based and Region-based (HyperDraw - not to be confused with the Hyp

5 Amazing ways to use Logic'’s Marquee Tool

The Marquee Tool is one of Logic's hidden treasures. If you haven't explored the marquee tool before, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how versatile it is and how quickly it can help you achieve cert

7 FREE VST Plugins for Cubase or any VST-Host

Cubase 5 from Steinberg comes bundled with some great instrument and effect plugins. From Loop Mashers to reverb units, filters, compressors... But, I'm a firm believer that you can never have too m