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How to use Logic Pro X’s Project Alternatives and save multiple versions of your track

It’s common for producers to create different versions of a track to try out different arrangements, mix settings and other adjustments. More often than not, this leads to multiple files left on their computer with names like: Project1 mix1; Project1 double chorus; Project1 more bass!!! and…you get the idea. Logic Pro X has a useful … Continue reading How to use Logic Pro X’s Project Alternatives and save multiple versions of your track

How to bounce track stacks as stems in Logic Pro X

Keeping an organised workflow is an essential part of music production, despite being a seldom mentioned aspect of the art. Not only is it useful for you, the producer, but will also benefit the mixing or mastering engineer further down the line – which could also be you, so why not help yourself out? Bouncing … Continue reading How to bounce track stacks as stems in Logic Pro X

Cut corners in your workflow with Logic Pro X’s Marquee Tool

Arranging a track is no easy task. You may want to move individual instruments to a new section for increased impact, reduce the amount of sound in one section for dramatic effect, or you may just want to repeat an entire section because it’s so darn good. Logic Pro X’s Marquee Tool is primed for … Continue reading Cut corners in your workflow with Logic Pro X’s Marquee Tool

Logic 10.5’s new Drum Machines and Step Sequencer are terrific – here’s how to use them

The Ableton-esque Live Looper in Logic Pro X 10.5 may have gotten all the attention. But don’t miss the Drum Machine Designer, Step Sequencer, and Drum Synths – they turn Logic into a virtual drum machine. The post Logic 10.5’s new Drum Machines and Step Sequencer are terrific – here’s how to use them appeared … Continue reading Logic 10.5’s new Drum Machines and Step Sequencer are terrific – here’s how to use them

Using Low Latency Mode for better performances in Logic Pro X

Latency issues can be extremely aggravating. When you’re in a creative flow, the last thing you need is an instrument that responds slowly or a session that crashes when you try to record. Logic Pro X‘s Low Latency Mode is a handy remedy that can be toggled on and off to take some load off … Continue reading Using Low Latency Mode for better performances in Logic Pro X

How Logic Pro X’s Adaptive Limiter can be an essential mastering tool

Once you’ve finished your track in Logic Pro X and bounced it out as a WAV, FLAC or MP3, you may notice that even though you’ve achieved a cohesive mix, it’s much quieter in comparison to commercial tracks. This is like because your track needs mastering. Limiters/expanders are critical tools in the mastering process, and … Continue reading How Logic Pro X’s Adaptive Limiter can be an essential mastering tool

Learn how Logic Pro X’s Drum Machine Designer can help you make huge beats

It’s not easy to find a drummer, mic up a drum kit and record a stellar beat while you’re in the middle of laying down an idea in a creative flow. Drum machines can help you out here, either acting as a fill-in before you get to the recording stage or as your main drum … Continue reading Learn how Logic Pro X’s Drum Machine Designer can help you make huge beats

Learn how to navigate Logic Pro X quickly with these key commands

Logic Pro X has a lot of tools and functions. This is ideal for its users, presenting a recording and production utopia that musicians could only dream about 40 years ago. But this can easily inhibit our workflow with endless clicking and mouse dragging, which is why Apple handily included keyboard shortcuts to simplify navigation around the … Continue reading Learn how to navigate Logic Pro X quickly with these key commands

Quick Tip: How to automate auxiliary effects in Logic Pro

Auxiliary effects can be an invaluable tool in mixing – you can send multiple instruments to a single bus channel loaded with a compressor and de-esser for example, and process them all at once. You can also automate your tracks in Logic Pro X to choose when you want them to be sent to the … Continue reading Quick Tip: How to automate auxiliary effects in Logic Pro

Learn how to edit arrangements quickly in Logic Pro X

Turning a spark of creativity into a full-blown production is hard enough as it is, so it’s best not to hinder your workflow with endless clicking and dragging of multiple regions. Instead, why not make use of Logic Pro X‘s Insert Section and Cut Section tools to quickly make changes to your project? In this … Continue reading Learn how to edit arrangements quickly in Logic Pro X