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Spend less time learning and more time recording
Logic Pro X offers Mac users the tools and power they need to create recordings ready to share with the world. This book provides the know-how for navigating the interface, tweaking the settings, picking the sounds, and all the other tech tasks that get in the way of capturing the perfect take.
Written by a Logic Pro X trainer who’s used the software to further his own music career, Logic Pro X For Dummies cuts back on the time needed to learn the software and allows for more time making amazing recordings.
- Record live sound sources or built-in virtual instruments
- Arrange your tracks to edit, mix, and master
- Discover tips to speed the process and record on an iPad
- Make sense of the latest software updates
A favorite among Logic Pro X beginners, this book is updated to reflect the ongoing changes added to enhance Logic Pro X’s recording power.
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About the Author
Graham English is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, jazz-trained keyboard player, and audio expert. When he's not sharing the stage with rock and jazz greats, he trains and coaches creative professionals at Logic Studio Training and creates online training materials for aspiring songwriters at speedsongwriting.com.
Table of Contents
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 PrerecordedMedia 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 VirtualInstruments 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 YourMusic 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
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