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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
Quick Tips: Make Light Work of iWorks Inspectors
Apple's iWork '09 has emerged from humble beginnings as one of the most complete Office and productivity suites on the Mac platform. iWork '09 includes Pages, Keynote and Numbers. Not only is it rid
May. 1, 2010
How-to: Logics Event List Editor for easier MIDI editing
When you need to fine tune MIDI events or CC data don't zoom right into the Piano Roll or Hyper Editor... turn to Logic's Event List. To the uninitiated, The Event List can seem like a... well, numeri
Apr. 24, 2010
Speed Up, Slow Down With Speed Fades in Logic 9
Logic 9's Speed Fades can bring an analogue turn-table or tape style effect to your tracks. Speed Fades are essentially the same as using the Fade parameters on audio regions, but with one important
Apr. 22, 2010
Quick Tip: Work faster with Events in Apples iCal
The days of paper diaries and paper calendars are coming to an end. Tools like Apple's iCal are gradually but surely making scribbling down (and out!) appointments and meetings on paper a thing of t
Apr. 19, 2010
How-to: Convert to new Sampler track in Logic 9
Creating your own sampler instruments from rhythmic loops can be a great way to add variety and realism to the loop. For example, if you have an audio file of a drum loop and you want to rearrange t
Apr. 15, 2010
Pro Tools Audio
The Avid Pro Tools User In 2004 I was at the NAB tradeshow presenting Logic on behalf of Apple. This was the year that Apple first unveiled their newly purchased Logic Pro to the world, and at that sh
Apr. 13, 2010
How-to: The Arpeggiator in Trilian
Put away your Upright basses, your fretless 5 strings and your Electronic-synth hardware Bass modules... Trilian is here! With over 34GB of some of the most delicious low end sounds ever created, T
Apr. 12, 2010
5 Automation Power-User Tips and Tricks in Logic Pro
In today's tip we'll explore some of Logic's powerful, yet underused Automation features. There are two types of Automation: Track-based and Region-based (HyperDraw - not to be confused with the Hyp
Apr. 8, 2010
5 Amazing ways to use Logic's Marquee Tool
The Marquee Tool is one of Logic's hidden treasures. If you haven't explored the marquee tool before, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how versatile it is and how quickly it can help you achieve cert
Apr. 7, 2010
7 FREE VST Plugins for Cubase or any VST-Host
Cubase 5 from Steinberg comes bundled with some great instrument and effect plugins. From Loop Mashers to reverb units, filters, compressors... But, I'm a firm believer that you can never have too m
Apr. 2, 2010
My Top Five April Fools Day Jokes
In a departure from our regular software tips and tricks section we're going to celebrate April Fools Day (1st April 2010) with the my top 5 April Fool's Day hoaxes (so far...) Please do add your own
Apr. 1, 2010
How to Create a Cross-Fader in Logic's Environment
Every DJ Mixer has a cross-fader. In fact every DJ Mixer has three essential functions. A volume fader for one audio source, a volume fader for a 2nd audio source and a crossfader.
Mar. 31, 2010
Free Apps? At What Price? Last time I checked there was 140,000 Apps in the iTunes App Store ... but that was a few weeks ago so there's probably about 150,000 now. Literally thousands of new Apps ar
Mar. 29, 2010
Stop Mousing around! Shortcuts to: Dock, Menu items & Menus in Mac OSX Snow Leopard
Using key commands can really speed up your workflow and save your mouse hand from moving around a large screen. Here are some tips on how to access the Dock, Menu Bar items and the menus for any...
Mar. 27, 2010
5 ways to create chorus effects in Logic (Part 2/2)
In the previous post on creating chorus effects in Logic we explored how to create a chorus by duplicating a region in the Arrange area and using the Chorus plugin and the options available in Logic
Mar. 22, 2010
5 ways to create chorus effects in Logic (Part 1/2)
Sometimes even the best vocal line or guitar part can sound thin or weak in a mix. Traditionally, for vocals, adding more singers singing the same melody or recording multiple takes by the same sing
Mar. 21, 2010
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