Hot Logic Studio How-Tos

How To: Use Apple Logic Pro

In this music recording software video tutorial, learn how to use one of the latest programs for bands and musicians: Apple Logic Pro. This software allows the user to record a song from beginning to end, bounce tracks, master, and do a final mix down to CD, mp3, and other desired formats. Our expert, Bill Macpherson, will walk you through the operations you need to understand to create audio tracks, lay down drums, keyboard, and a bass part, edit and master them, and mix to a final song. Thi...

How To: Master audio in Logic Pro for loud sounding, pronounced tracks

This four-part video will help introduce you to mastering in Logic Pro. The first video talks about loudness and why it's important in getting your music heard throughout the world. But you also need to know the mastering direction! In the other videos, you'll learn some tips about making your music louder, creating a balanced track, solving masking, and how not to ruin your bass track. Mastering audio is an art form, especially in Logic Pro, so make sure you know the keys to success!

How To: Create a telephone effect with EQ in Logic Pro 8 or 9

Need some help figuring out how to achieve that classic "telephone" effect in Logic? Let this clip be your guide. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to the Ableton Live DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from NextStepAudio. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Record track automation in Logic Pro 8

First of all you have to go to 'logic pro' and select any instrument you want to play. Here you can choose a synthesizer. Now click on the record button at the bottom and it shall start playing and produce a loop. Now from the side bar you can select the ‘low pass filter’ and change the ‘frequency’. From the new pop out, you can change the volume or the note. You can click in ‘command 'L' to open the keyboard ‘assignments settings’ and click where you want to add it. In this case you have to ...

How To: Edit drums in Logic Pro

This audio editing software tutorial will show you two different types of editing in Logic Pro. First, Connor Smith shows how to edit multitrack drums in a group (to fix timing of hits) in Logic Pro. Then he covers how to ungroup your drums and take out pops, clicks (etc.) on individual drum tracks in Logic Pro.

How To: Group tracks in Logic Pro

In this audio editing software tutorial Connor Smith will show you how to group tracks in Logic Pro. Specifically, learn how to group drum tracks to prepare them for editing in Logic. Remember, you want to group things that are already similar so as you edit, you can edit them together.

How To: Warp Time with the Flex Time Tool in Logic Pro 9

Learn how to use the Flex Time tool to alter the speed and timing of your tracks without altering their pitch or introducing nasty artifacts. This clip presents an overview of how to use it. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to the Apple Logic DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial.

How To: Find the BPM of a song in Logic Pro 8

In this video, you are shown how to find the BPM, or beats per minute, of a song that you have recorded by using Logic Pro 8. Start by loading up your song. Then go to the inserts menu, and from there go to metering. Inside the metering menu, click on the beats per minute counter. Then click on either stereo or mono, depending on your speakers. Play the song that you uploaded, and the counter will automatically find the beats per minute of your song. Go back into the inserts menu and click on...

How To: Create your own Apple Loops in Logic Pro 9

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to create their own Apple Loops in Logic Pro 9. Logic Pro is a hybrid 32/64 bit digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application. In this video, viewers will learn how to make any regular audio file into an Apple Loop that can be searched in Logic's Loops browser. This video focuses on setting up a workspace, recording with both live performers and digital instruments, editing and arranging, and mixing and mastering a composition...

How To: Create a custom multi-sample instrument in Logic Pro 8 or 9

This clip provides a lesson on how to generate a custom multi-sample instrument within Logic Pro Studio. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to Apple's Logic Pro DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from NextStepAudio. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Use MIDI in Logic Pro 9

This Lynda tutorial teaches how to use the Logic pro, a songwriting application. Midi sequencing and quantizing is the main focus of this video. Midi is a short name for Musical instrumental digital interface. Midi is not sound. It is a low resolution computer protocol, developed in early 80’s to enable computer to communicate each other. Midi is fast, simple and reliable. It has a intensity stream. In this project, Scot Hirsch explained how a midi file is manipulated in Logic pro. Midi file ...

How To: Record in Apple Logic Pro 9

In this video, you will learn how to record using Apple Logic Pro 9. First, open the program and save the session. Make sure your audio interface is set before recording. Go to global settings and navigate to audio. Click on the general tab and change the audio settings. Wave files are the industry standard. Make sure 24-bit recording is checked. Software monitoring will allow you to monitor the audio. Save this and change the project settings. You can adjust the sample rate of your recording...

How To: Use multitrack live recording in Logic Pro 9

This video in the Software category will show you how to use multitrack live recording in Logic Pro 9 . This video is from Lynda. Say you are going to record a 4 piece band; drummer, base, guitarist and a singer. Use separate mikes for all four. First you make 8 different mono audio tracks. Go to track menu and click new. Type in 8 for number, select audio, format will be mono. Now you click the ascending box, order the inputs from one to eight and click create. Now you have 8 audio racks. Cl...

How To: Use the Vocoder in Logic Pro 7

This software video to show you how to use the vocoder that comes with Logic Pro 7. You will need a midi controller and microphone to play with teh Vocoder filters in Logic Pro 7. If you have these items, watch this audio editing tutorial and start learning to use the Vocoder in Logic Pro 7.

How To: Edit a beat in Logic Pro Studio 8 or 9

In this two-part lesson, you'll learn how to edit a simple beat when writing electronic music in Logic Pro. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to the Apple Logic DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from NextStepAudio.

How To: Create MIDI regions in Logic Pro 8

This audio software tutorial shows you how to use the Pencil Tool to create MIDI regions and notes in Logic Pro 8. Creating MIDI regions and notes with the pencil tool in Logic is as easy as watching this tutorial. You will also learn how to find and use the piano roll editor.

How To: Use sidechaining in Logic Pro

In this video, we learn how to use sidechaining in Logic Pro. The idea is that one sound will cancel out another. For example, when the kick comes then the bass will disappear. To do this, first set up an ultra beat using a multiple out with the preset kit. From here, you can send this to it's own channel on the mixing base. If you go back to the mixer, you will see the ultrabeat and can create a new channel that links directly from this. Do this by clicking the "+" symbol. After this, conver...

How To: Add movement to a bassline with filter modulation in Logic Pro 8 or 9

In this clip, you'll learn how to add excitement to a bass part by introducing a filter. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to the Ableton Live DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from NextStepAudio. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Create a multi-band rhythmic gating effect in Logic Pro 8 or 9

Learn how to a create a fancy, dancy multi-band rhythmic gating effect in Logic Pro. Whether you're new to computer recording, new to the Apple Logic DAW (digital audio workstation) or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from Next Step Audio. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

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