Logic's new Step Sequencer is a power-packed playground designed to create sequencer-style rhythmic and melodic patterns. "Step" into this 21-tutorial course, by Logic Pro expert Joshua Carney, and discover all there is to know about this new, creative tool in Logic Pro X 10.5.
Imagine a sequencer with an infinite number of independent rows. Envision those rows playing back at different speeds and being different lengths in a polyrhythmic fashion. Some rows cycle forward. Other rows step backwards or access their programmed steps randomly. What about programming step probability? With a row setting labelled "Chance" you can only kind of predict what steps might actually play! That's the power of Logic's new Step Sequencer
As you can see, Step Sequencer is a lot deeper than it may seem at first glance. In fact, the more you dive into it, the more you discover its limitless possibilities. You can use it to create polyrhythmic beats, program basslines and chords, add randomness to melodic patterns, automate synth parameters, program fast trap-style hi-hat rolls with note-repeat and so much more... This course by Logic guru Joshua Carney will show you all that, and so much more.
Joshua starts by covering all the basics of the Step Sequencer. He covers the essential key commands, and explains how to program your own beats, bass and melodic patterns. Then, you get deeper in the the Step Editor advanced features. Joshua demonstrates different ways to alter the groove of your patterns and add variation using the various parameters.
There's a lot to learn, so take a "step" in the right direction and watch this in-depth Step Sequencer course now to learn the ins and outs of Logic's Step Sequencer!
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Tom Riviere wrote on January 9, 2021
I have been following Joshua Carney for years on youtube.He is an all around great teacher and inspiring person.MacProvideo has some great teachers and he is one of them if you want to better yourself
Another thorough tutorial from J wrote on December 17, 2020
Everything was explained clearly and in detail with examples.
Paul wrote on November 11, 2020
Very good tutorial, I’m about to study it again and take some serious notes, and then I will study it again with my DAW. Thanks so much again for this great lesson
Karen wrote on July 9, 2020
Fantastic course. I now feel like I know Step Sequencer inside out, and can't wait to use it on my tracks. Josh is an excellent trainer – clear and concise. Although he is a true expert he always manages to pre-empt the exact questions that a beginner might have.
Ivo Vos wrote on June 22, 2020
I enjoyed the course and learned a lot. Not only about the specific subjects of the course but also to ask my self a question. When working on music in Logic, what parameters can be used for automation (as subset of the parameters of the object at hand) and do I want a synchronized with the rhythm kind of change of them. The possibilities are indeed endless.
Kenny wrote on June 19, 2020
Great teaching. This is the 4th course I've taken so far by Josh. Thank you.
Flexmister wrote on May 24, 2020
Amazing ! This update is blowing my music !!!
Steve wrote on May 23, 2020
Great course, Josh. Very clear and well presented!