Logic Pro For Dummies

Logic Pro For Dummies

by Graham English
Logic Pro For Dummies

Logic Pro For Dummies

by Graham English

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This one-stop source for Logic Pro insight helps you spend more time creating music

Every minute you spend trying to figure out how to set up a new track or build a drum loop is a minute you don’t spend creating and recording your music. This guide to the recording software favored by Mac users helps you bypass the time needed to search for tech answers and spend more time capturing sounds. Discover the full recording power of Logic Pro, starting with launching a project and recording your audio. Explore the built-in digital instruments and beat makers, augment your recording power with plug-ins, and finalize your song by editing, adding effects, mixing, mastering, and sharing. The final step is music stardom!

  • Learn your way around the Logic Pro interface and understand the workflow
  • Set up your project and add tracks and regions
  • Record acoustic audio or conduct your orchestra of MIDI instruments
  • Edit, mix, automate, export, and feel proud of your audio files

For beginning music creators and producers, this Dummies guide makes it simple to get started with Logic Pro.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781394162109
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/20/2023
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 174,791
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Graham English is a performer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and jazz-trained keyboard player. Graham has shared the stage with legendary performers like Cheap Trick, Grover Washington Jr., and James Moody. He is the author of the previous editions of this book, a songwriting course at Speed Songwriting, and content at Logic Studio Training.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Leaping into Logic Pro 5

Chapter 1: Getting Logic Pro Up and Sprinting 7

Chapter 2: Examining Logic Pro Projects 21

Chapter 3: Exploring the Main Window and Tracks Area 37

Chapter 4: Embracing Tracks and Regions 65

Part 2: Digital Recording and Using Prerecorded Media 81

Chapter 5: Introducing Digital Audio and MIDI 83

Chapter 6: Recording Audio 97

Chapter 7: Recording MIDI 111

Chapter 8: Adding Media to Your Project 123

Part 3: Making Music with Virtual Instruments 135

Chapter 9: Making Beats with Drum and Percussion Software Instruments 137

Chapter 10: Playing Virtual Vintage Instruments 163

Chapter 11: Sound Design with Synths and Samplers 185

Chapter 12: Conducting a Virtual Orchestra 213

Part 4: Arranging and Editing Your Project 225

Chapter 13: Arranging Your Music 227

Chapter 14: Editing Audio Tracks 255

Chapter 15: Editing MIDI Tracks 277

Part 5: Mixing, Mastering, and Sharing Your Music 297

Chapter 16: Mixing Your Project 299

Chapter 17: Shaping Your Mix with Effects 321

Chapter 18: Automating Your Mix 341

Chapter 19: Mastering Your Final Track 347

Chapter 20: Bouncing and Sharing Your Music 355

Part 6: The Part of Tens 363

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Use an iPad with Logic Pro 365

Chapter 22: Ten Tips to Speed Your Workflow 377

Index 383

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