Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Mainstage is a great live performance tool. The included instruments, control options and effects in Mainstage are not simply awesome. David Earl shows how to use Mainstage as a live looper.
Layering synths or sampler instruments can make fatter sounds, and also add sonic variations to your songs. In a few simple steps in Logic's Environment, Gary Hiebner creates a huge layered instrument
Afraid of Logic Pro's Environment? Don't be! In this article, Adam Goldberg shows how he sets up Logic's Chord Memorizer for his Special Needs music students to help them create wonderful sounds!
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.
Panpots in Logic don't behave the same for mono and stereo channel strips. Peter Schwartz gets to the heart of the mix in Logic Pro and demystifies pan and balance in this excellent article.
Never used Logic for scoring to video, or have found your projects grinding to halt? This article by experienced composer, David Earl, explains how to set up all the basics and optimize performance!
You may have already discovered how to sidechain in Ableton Live & Logic Pro, so what next? Manual side-chaining can add more as Gary Hiebner demonstrates.
Check out this excellent tip on how to use Logic Pro's Ringshifter plug-in to create a variety of guitar effects like the Boss Octaver and the Octafuzz. Toby Pitman gets creative.
Once you've recorded MIDI notes into Logic Pro there's a host of ways to alter the performance. Darren Burgos examines how to make use of the Region parameters area. + download Logic Project.
What to do when you're preparing to tour using your laptop or desktop computer? G.W. Childs explores the worst case scenarios and how to prevent them when playing live using a Mac, PC or iPad.
Find out why Logic Pro and iPads are on the list of gear that Special Needs Music teacher, Adam Goldberg, relies upon. If you're setting up a studio or music classroom this is an essential read!
In Logic Pro there doesn't seem to be an easy way to randomize or humanize a MIDI performance. Jay Asher uncovers the Transform window where you'll find many excellent ways to manipulate MIDI.
Made a mistake when recording? No problem. Mike Watkinson shows how the old skool method of punching in and punching out in Logic Pro can be used to make it sound perfect.
Getting a headphone mix to the drummer during a live show can save you many a problem! David Earl (aka sflogicninja) brings his MainStage tips and tricks to the table and shows you how to set this up.