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Quick Tip: The Art of Selection in Logic

Logic has always been very strong in the MIDI department. Despite the introduction of advanced audio editing features in Logic 9, such as Flex Time, MIDI is still king of the hill and the easiest and

Using Mainstage as a "Jazz Trio"

Christmas is around the corner and many jazz pianists might be finding that they are busy with holiday parties. Playing solo lounge piano during cocktail or dinner soirees can be fun but after awhile,

Creating Pitched Sampler Instruments without affecting Sample Duration in Logic 9

If you map one audio sample in Logic's EXS24 from C1 to C4 not only will you be able to create a pitched instrument, you will also notice the duration of the sample will be altered. The higher the pit

Creating Glitch Style Stutter FX in Logic - Part 1

One of the most famous experimental glitch artists today is BT. His album "This Binary Universe" is a favorite in my collection and features carefully crafted microsounds that stutter in and out of ti

Logic Scoring to Video: Audio Sync tricks

Foreword by Rounik Sethi: Logic is a fantastic tool to use when scoring sound to video. However, there are some well-discussed limitations, and in the Logic-world that inevitably means are some less w

Drum Replacement in Logic 9

You've recorded a great multi-track drum take. The performance was perfect, but let's say the kick drum sound leaves a lot to be desired... What do you do? In previous versions of Logic you had a coup

Parallel Compression in Logic 9

Compressors can be a great way to even out the dynamics of a drum mix, vocal performance or any audio signal. A compressor works by lowering the gain when the signal jumps above a certain level or thr

Quick Tip: Reversing Audio in Logic

An often used technique in music production to spice up a song is to reverse a sound. Commonly used in Electronic forms of Dance music is a reversed Crash Cymbal which can be a great way to lead in to

Halloween Sound Design Part 2: Creating Monster FX in Logic

I have a confession to make... I'm addicted to creating weird (and sometimes wonderful) sound effects in Logic. There's something undeniably satisfying about stretching, flexing, effecting, warping, a

Halloween Sound Design Part 1: Creating Eerie Vocal Effects in Logic

When not hanging around the macProVideo forums you can usually find me immersed deep in my studio using Logic's instruments and effects designing and creating ambient textures and

Using In-Ear Monitors With MainStage

One of the biggest problems that a band faces is hearing themselves onstage and protecting themselves from hearing loss, especially when they go from venue to venue and each room can sound different.

Advanced Audio Editing Techniques: Slip Edit Audio in Logic

Advanced Audio Editing Techniques for Logic Pro & Express Editing audio in Logic 9 is easy. You can resize, cut, paste, copy sections of a region using the Marquee tool, etc. But one little known ...

Screensets in Logic Pro - Part 1

When looking at the setup of most Logic users, one thing stands out: Hardly anyone ever changes the default appearance of the Logic window. Some open the occasional e

Make Your Own Quick Music Mix

I can't remember the name, but I once read a quote from a famous mix engineer about mixing. I'll paraphrase it: "There's no such thing as the perfect mix, only what you deemed to be a good mix

Logic 9 How-To: Export your music from Logic

So, you've finished composing, recording, arranging, mixing and mastering your song/music in Logic. What next? Well, you could play your finished music tracks in Logic... as much as I love Logic, it's