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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

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

How to Create a Cross-Fader in Logic's Environment

Every DJ Mixer has a cross-fader. In fact every DJ Mixer has three essential functions. A volume fader for one audio source, a volume fader for a 2nd audio source and a crossfader.

5 ways to create chorus effects in Logic (Part 2/2)

In the previous post on creating chorus effects in Logic we explored how to create a chorus by duplicating a region in the Arrange area and using the Chorus plugin and the options available in Logic

5 ways to create chorus effects in Logic (Part 1/2)

Sometimes even the best vocal line or guitar part can sound thin or weak in a mix. Traditionally, for vocals, adding more singers singing the same melody or recording multiple takes by the same sing

Softsynth - Logic ES2

Spot the Preset - My Favourite Musical Game There's a game all music producers play from time to time, whether they know they are doing it or not. The game is called "Spot the Preset" ... Have you ev

How To Make Logic Loops

How-to Create Green Apple Loops in 3 easy steps in Logic If you've ever used Garageband or Logic you will undoubtedly have encountered Apple Loops that can be time stretched and transposed to fit int

Best Music Recording Software

Logic Takes Over the Music World When Apple bought Logic from Emagic in July of 2002, the audio world took a big breath and wondered what would happen next. Until that time, Apple's line of Pro Creati