Introduction to Logic Pro X 10.1

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Logic Pro X is the complete professional recording studio for the Mac that gives musicians everything they need to go from first note to final master. This three-day hands-on course introduces students to Logic Pro’s primary features and basic user interface. Students learn how to generate a customized audio and MIDI configuration that will seamlessly integrate with their own personal production studio. Students also create their own song using Logic Pro’s comprehensive array of software instruments, Apple Loops, and DSP effects. In-depth lessons cover MIDI and audio recording, streamlined editing and arrangement techniques, user-defined key commands, automation, using external MIDI controllers, mixing, and creating final output.

Who should Attend:

This class is designed for students who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro and who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.

At Course Completion:

•How to understand workflow techniques
•How to record and edit audio and MIDI
•How to use software instruments
•How to use audio effects
•How to mix and automate
•How to manipulate pitch and time


Day 1

Make Music with Logic Now!

Creating a Logic Pro X Project, Exploring the Interface, Navigating the Project, Build up the Arrangement, Mixing the Song, Mixing Down to a Stereo File

Recording Audio
Setting Up Digital Audio Recording Settings, Recording a Single Track, Recording Additional Takes, Punching In and Out,
Changing Recording Settings, Deleting Unused Audio Files

Editing Audio
Assigning Mouse Tools, Editing Regions in the Workspace, Comping Takes, Adding Fades and Crossfades, Editing Regions in the Audio Track Editor,
Editing Files in the Audio File Editor, Aligning Audio

Day 2

Producing a Virtual Drum Track

Creating a Drummer Track, Arranging the Drum Track, Customizing the Drum Kit

Recording MIDI and Using Controllers
Using a Patch from the Library, Recording MIDI, Correcting the Timing of a MIDI Recording,
Joining Recordings into a MIDI Region, Recording MIDI Takes, Using Note Repeat and Spot Erase,
Punching In and Out, Creating a Layered Sound Patch, Creating a Split Keyboard Patch, Mapping
Smart Controls to Patch Parameters, Controlling Logic from an iPad Using Logic Remote, Using Step Input Recording,
and Processing MIDI Notes with MIDI Effects

Creating and Editing MIDI
Creating MIDI Notes in the Piano Roll Editor, Using the Brush Tool and Custom Brush Patterns,
Using Time Handles, Quantizing MIDI Regions and Notes, Importing a MIDI File, Editing MIDI
Data in the Event List, Creating and Editing MIDI Continuous Controllers

Editing Pitch and Time
Setting a Project Tempo by Detecting the Tempo of a Recording, Using and Creating Apple
Loops, Creating Tempo Changes and Tempo Curves, Adding a Turntable or Tape Slow-Down
Effect, Making One Track Follow the Groove of another Track, Change the Playback Pitch and
Speed with Varnished, Editing the Timing of an Audio Region, Tuning Vocal Recordings

Day 3

Editing an Arrangement

Looping Regions and Converting Loops to Individual Regions, Packing Regions Into a Folder,
Saving Alternative Arrangements, Previewing the Song, Copying Material to Fill in Parts, Rendering Multiple Regions, Adding and Deleting Sections,
Cutting Regions to Remove Silence or Noise

Organizing Windows and Tracks, Using the Amp Designer, Adjusting Levels and Pan, Submixing
Tracks and Processing With Bus Sends and Auxiliary Channel Strips, Using Folder and Summing
Stacks, Using Screen sets, Filtering Frequencies with an EQ Plug-In, Adding Depth With Delay and
Reverb Plug-Ins, Using Compressor and Limiter Plug-Ins

Automating the Mix
Creating and Editing Offline Track and Region Automation, Recording Live Automation, Using
MIDI Controllers, Bouncing the Mix

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