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Find out how and when to use Logic Pro’s Bitcrusher effect

Logic Pro‘s Bitcrusher does exactly what it says on the tin: crushes the bit depth of your sounds, along with sample rate. It also has a few more tricks up its sleeve, beyond just helping you make 8-bit video game music. In this Logic Tips tutorial, Jono Buchanan shows you how Bitcrusher can be effectively … Continue reading Find out how and when to use Logic Pro’s Bitcrusher effect

Learn how Logic Pro’s Noise Gate can give your vocals room to breathe

Applying delay to vocal tracks is a classic technique that brings space and elegance to an otherwise dry part. One problem you might encounter, though, is the delayed signal crowding the mix. We can remedy that using Logic Pro’s Noise Gate, making sure that the delay is only present when our vocalist isn’t singing. In … Continue reading Learn how Logic Pro’s Noise Gate can give your vocals room to breathe

Learn how to tame your MIDI performances with Velocity Processor in Logic Pro

Velocity is a great MIDI feature that can add expression to a performance. But if a performed part has a few velocity errors, you might have to open the MIDI region and manually edit the notes. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a MIDI compressor that could automatically reduce large ranges in velocity? Enter … Continue reading Learn how to tame your MIDI performances with Velocity Processor in Logic Pro

Learn to use fades as creative tools in Logic Pro X

Loops can be extremely useful. But, to make them fit your track, you may need to cut them up and re-order their constituent parts. Chopping up a loop also gives you the chance to make it your own, even though thousands of other people might have access to the sample, too. Using Logic Pro’s Fades … Continue reading Learn to use fades as creative tools in Logic Pro X

Mapping Multisampled Instruments in Logic Pro’s Sampler

If there’s one word that sums up Apple’s revised look at sampling in Logic Pro X it would be immediacy. Certainly, from our previous workshops on Auto Sampler and Quick Sampler (in MT212 and MT211, respectively) it’s clear than a range of sample-based tasked are now quicker and easier to achieve – whether that’s time-slicing … Continue reading Mapping Multisampled Instruments in Logic Pro’s Sampler

Learn how to create effective vocal chains in Logic Pro 10.5

How’s that vocal take sounding? Chances are, it needs some tweaking – all vocal recordings need a bit of work. Logic Pro 10.5 is primed with some pro-grade tools that can be used to give your vocals some air, reduce the dynamic range and clean up sibilance. In this Logic Tips tutorial, MusicTech expert Jono … Continue reading Learn how to create effective vocal chains in Logic Pro 10.5

Manage kick and bass conflicts in Logic Pro X

Mixing kick drum and bass is one of the most persistent problems in mixing. If you don’t manage the relationship between your bass-heavy elements, your low-end can soon become an incoherent mess. In this Logic Tips video, Jono Buchanan shows you how to make space for all your bass-forward elements including bass, kicks and additional … Continue reading Manage kick and bass conflicts in Logic Pro X

How to group tracks in Logic Pro X for faster editing and mixing

If you’re constantly selecting multiple tracks when editing in Logic, thinking there must be a better way, you’re right. The solution is using Groups. By assigning multiple tracks to a group, you’re able to control them collectively from a single track. For mixing, Groups are arguably even more useful. Want to turn up the drums … Continue reading How to group tracks in Logic Pro X for faster editing and mixing

How to never lose an idea with Record Capture in Logic Pro X

Ever get that sinking feeling when you’ve just performed your best take on a track, only to notice that you forgot to hit record on your DAW? Us too. Happily, Logic Pro X has a feature that will save your bacon in these situations. Record Capture is a button that can be pressed to restore … Continue reading How to never lose an idea with Record Capture in Logic Pro X

Learn how Logic Pro X’s Collapse Mode and Brush tool can help you create new rhythms

Wouldn’t music production be a little more fun if you didn’t spend so much time mouse-clicking and scrolling? When working with MIDI in a DAW, this is sometimes unavoidable. Luckily, DAWs like Logic Pro X are great at finding shortcuts to save you time clicking and more time creating. In this Logic Tips video, MusicTech … Continue reading Learn how Logic Pro X’s Collapse Mode and Brush tool can help you create new rhythms