Crank your sound up to X with Apple's premier recording software and Logic Pro X For Dummies! Apple's Logic Pro X levels the playing field, making high-quality studio recordings accessible for any musician. It's a professional-level tool with a user-friendly interface and loads of new features to keep you more organized so you can focus on creating rather than computing. Record live audio and MIDI tracks and edit faster with the new Mixer. Create your own drum kit, or work with the native virtual session drummer. Add flavor to your sound with new Pedalboard stompboxes, and fine-tune it all with Flex Pitch. You'll let loose with Logic Pro X and let your creativity flow with help from For Dummies. Written by veteran music and audio professional Graham English, Logic Pro X For Dummies jumps right in to using Apple's high-end recording software so you can focus on doing what you do best making music. From navigating the user interface to working with real and virtual instruments, recording tracks, editing audio, adding plug-ins, and everything in between, you'll learn how to turn your musical inspiration into a fully-engineered and mastered demo.
* Shows you how to create a project, record live audio and MIDI tracks, import video, and mix songs like a pro * Covers editing audio and adding effects and plug-ins to achieve your ideal sound * Walks you through the entire audio engineering process from mix-down to mastering and exporting your final cut * Includes information on how to use iPad and its touch interface to create amazing sound If you're serious about your sound, Logic Pro X For Dummies is your ultimate guide to achieving the quality you've been dreaming of and turning the volume up on all your musical endeavors.
Graham English is the cofounder of logicstudiotraining.com, the leading premium tutorial website for learning Logic Pro. Graham is an experienced writer, instructor, and entertainer and has been a music and audio professional for more than twenty-five years.
Introduction 1 Part I: Leaping into Logic Pro X 5 Chapter 1: Getting Logic Pro Up and Sprinting 7 Chapter 2: Examining Logic Pro Projects 19 Chapter 3: Exploring the Main Window and Tracks Area 33 Chapter 4: Embracing Tracks and Regions 61 Part II: Digital Recording and Using Prerecorded Media 77 Chapter 5: Introduction to Digital Audio and MIDI 79 Chapter 6: Recording Audio 93 Chapter 7: Recording MIDI 107 Chapter 8: Adding Media to Your Project 119 Part III: Making Music with Virtual Instruments 131 Chapter 9: Making Beats with Drummer and Ultrabeat 133 Chapter 10: Playing Virtual Vintage Instruments 153 Chapter 11: Sound Design with Synths and Samplers 173 Chapter 12: Conducting a Virtual Orchestra 193 Part IV: Arranging and Editing Your Project 203 Chapter 13: Arranging Your Music 205 Chapter 14: Editing Audio Tracks 233 Chapter 15: Editing MIDI Tracks 251 Part V: Mixing, Mastering, and Sharing Your Music 271 Chapter 16: Mixing Your Project 273 Chapter 17: Automating Your Mix 311 Chapter 18: Mastering Your Final Track 317 Chapter 19: Bouncing and Sharing Your Music 325 Part VI: The Part of Tens 333 Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Use an iPad with Logic Pro X 335 Chapter 21: Ten Tips to Speed Your Workflow 345 Index 351
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