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10 Essential Music Mixing Tips
Spacious. Interesting. Wide. Powerful. Clear. Cohesive. Punchy... These are some words that might be used to describe a good mix. But mixing is not a one-size-fits-all art or science. There is no one
Aug. 12, 2010
Mixing: Creating 3D space in your Mix
If you have done research into how the Pro's approach Mixing, you've undoubtedly come across information such as to Mix at low levels, listening to your mix in mono and how important it is to give you
Aug. 8, 2010
Complete Beginners Guide to Apple Logic 9 : Part 2
Recording audio. Whether you are a seasoned guitarist, a hobby vocalist or even an electronic musician, at some stage you'll want to record audio into Logic. In the second part of this series that's
Jul. 28, 2010
What is the box from Apogee?
Every computer musician or video editor I know has a soft spot for the latest and greatest hardware. It's called gear lust. For most of us that often means hankering after the latest shiny and "all-
Jul. 23, 2010
Complete Beginners Guide to Logic Pro 9 : Part 1
How To Use Apple Logic Pro So you've just opened that shiny new Logic Pro or Logic Express box and spent the last 4 hours or so installing it on your Mac... what next? If you're completely new to
Jul. 18, 2010
My 5 favourite Logic 9 shortcuts
The beauty of Logic... don't worry I'm not about to break into a sonnet or something! Instead, I want to share my 5 favourite key commands (new Logic users may prefer the term 'shortcut
Jul. 9, 2010
Video shot and edited entirely in iMovie for iPhone 4
Serious video recording and editing on a phone? Surely this is a joke? Nope. The iPhone 4 is a game changer, make no mistake about that. iMovie for iPhone is a game changer and this is only the begi
Jul. 1, 2010
Quick Tip: How to Automate Aux Channels in Apple Logic
If you use Multiple-Outputs in Ultrabeat or EXS24, or you like to send to Auxiliary channels, then today's tips may be extremely useful! Adding track automation to tracks in the Arrange window is a
Jun. 27, 2010
5 Non-Destructive Ways to Use Logics Sample Editor
In Logic 9 you can make fine adjustments (at sample level) to audio regions within the Arrange area or the Sample Editor. Many people overlook the Sample Editor, partly because most of it's editing
Jun. 22, 2010
Give Logic a Make-Over: Mod Logic's GUI Interface
Most people agree that since Apple took over development of Logic from Emagic the GUI interface has become more pleasant on the eye. Apple have done a lot more than add eye candy to Logic 8 and 9 of
Jun. 12, 2010
Quick Tips: Dictionary tricks in Mac OS X
Do you want a quicker way to look up common words? Wish you had instant access to an encyclopedia? Need help with spelling or word usage? Or perhaps you'd like to find synonyms for a commonly used w
Jun. 8, 2010
Logic Quick Tip: Multi-Output Drum Processing in Ultrabeat
Ultrabeat is a drum synth and sample player that comes bundled with Logic Express and Logic Pro 9. It comes with it's very own Step Sequencer which enables you to create patterns for each and every
Jun. 3, 2010
Quick Tip: Film / Video in Logic (Scoring to Picture)
They say video is two thirds audio. Put it to the test... Put on a DVD or VHS (am I showing my age?) of your favorite movie, mute the sound track or all the sound and after a while you'll realize ju
May. 30, 2010
Troubleshooting 101: No Audio Output from Logic? No problem!
Logic is a wonderfully deep, creative piece of software! There's no doubt about that... It has steadily become easier to setup and use since Apple acquired it from Emagic But, as any software user .
May. 27, 2010
Mixdown: How to export to audio in Cubase
Getting your finished composition or project out of Cubase and into the world involves a number of crucial decisions. Wherever it will be played you'll need to know how best to export it as audio.
May. 22, 2010
Editing Video to Music in Final Cut
There are two primary ways to creatively edit Music and Video: edit music to fit to picture or edit the video to fit to a music track. In today's tutorial we'll take a look at how to do the later in
May. 19, 2010
Logic Pro Tutorial - Connect The Dots Vector Synthesis on the ES2 Exposed!
Connect The Dots Vector Synthesis on the ES2 Exposed! by Steve Horelick In this sound design blog I'm programming the vector points in Logic's esteemed ES2 soft synth. We musicians ...
May. 14, 2010
The first cut... Logic's Scissor tool in depth
If you haven't already, and you want to improve your editing workflow in Logic I'd recommend reading a recent blog post: 5 Amazing ways to use Logic's Marquee tool. OK. You're back... So, having rea
May. 12, 2010
Super 7: Essential Final Cut shortcuts & tips
Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express have rapidly become the Video Editors dream on the Mac. In days gone by, video editing required a massive outlay of tens/hundreds of thousands of dollars on equipme
May. 9, 2010
Power-User Tip: Enable any window as a floating window in Logic 9!
I'm a sucker for trying out the latest utilities and applications for the Mac and I even featured a few of my favourites in my Advanced OS X 201 Snow Leopard tutorial. However, there were so many fr
May. 6, 2010
Create your own Services in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Mac OS X Snow Leopard is widely thought to be the most advanced operating system currently available. It is indeed beautifully designed, intuitive to use, stable and secure. Snow Leopard can also be
May. 5, 2010
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