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Learning Apple Logic Pro X

Video Description

In this Logic Pro X training course, expert author Joe Godfrey teaches you the tools and techniques available to you in Apple's premiere sound and music app. This training course is designed for the absolute beginner, no previous experience with Logic is necessary.
You will start the course by learning about the new features in Logic Pro X and how to navigate through the new user interface. You will then learn how to set up a new project, including customizing bass parts, assigning a groove track and mixing and bouncing the track. Joe will introduce you to the EXS sampler and show you how to build a custom EXS patch, use the Logic remote, and use the space and delay designer. This video tutorial also covers new features like Drummer, the Bass Amp simulator, Vintage Synths, and MIDI plugins. Finally, you will learn how to add finishing touches and mix and export the movie.
By the completion of this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of using the tools available in Logic Pro X for your own music and sound projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. About Logic Pro X
    1. What Does Logic Do? 00:03:11
    2. About This Course And Working Files 00:02:34
    3. How To Access Your Working Files 00:02:45
    4. What Is New In Logic X? 00:02:52
    5. Windows And Screen Sets 00:05:43
    6. Buttons, Tools And Custom Keys 00:13:23
    7. Basic Preferences And Project Settings 00:04:53
    8. Triggering External Synths Using The MIDI Environment 00:07:27
    9. Sample Rates 00:05:36
  2. A Sample MIDI Project
    1. Project Setup - Part 1 00:10:24
    2. Project Setup - Part 2 00:10:28
    3. Blue Loops And Green Loops 00:10:31
    4. Ultrabeat 00:07:45
    5. Customizing Bass Parts Using The ES M 00:07:21
    6. MIDI Editing Parameters 00:12:28
    7. MIDI Transform 00:10:03
    8. MIDI Performance Parameters - Part 1 00:09:01
    9. MIDI Performance Parameters - Part 2 00:09:38
    10. Assigning A Groove Track 00:09:22
    11. Arranging The Parts 00:06:22
    12. Mixing The Track 00:11:42
    13. Bouncing The Track 00:07:49
    14. Archiving The Project 00:04:37
  3. Exploring Logic Pro X Plug-Ins
    1. Intro To The EXS Sampler 00:11:46
    2. Building A Custom EXS Patch - Part 1 00:05:07
    3. Building A Custom EXS Patch - Part 2 00:04:14
    4. The Vintage Synth Collection 00:07:06
    5. The Retro Synth Collection 00:06:12
    6. Track Stacks 00:05:49
    7. Logic Remote 00:03:11
    8. Space Designer 00:06:14
    9. Delay Designer 00:06:46
  4. A Sample Songwriter Project
    1. Setting Up The Songwriter Template 00:08:37
    2. Amp Designer 00:06:30
    3. Pedal Board 00:04:45
    4. Swipe Comping With Audio 00:07:38
    5. Comping With MIDI 00:07:25
    6. Arranging The Parts Using Alternatives 00:06:23
    7. Mixing And Freezing 00:06:52
  5. Bass And Drums
    1. Bass Amp Designer 00:06:05
    2. Intro To Drummer 00:06:31
    3. Alternate Drum Personas 00:04:34
    4. Tuning The Drums 00:05:34
  6. Editing Options For Dialog, Music And Effects
    1. SFX And Music Libraries 00:05:27
    2. Using EXS To Trigger SFX 00:04:12
    3. Flex Time 00:05:38
    4. Flex Pitch 00:07:08
    5. Timing Music To SFX 00:07:22
    6. Sculpture 00:05:44
  7. Working With Video In Logic Pro X
    1. Music For Picture 00:04:14
    2. Opening The Movie 00:03:22
    3. Setting SMPTE Markers - Part 1 00:05:59
    4. Setting SMPTE Markers - Part 2 00:03:40
    5. Determining The Tempo - Part 1 00:05:08
    6. Determining The Tempo - Part 2 00:06:44
    7. Building The Sound Palette 00:10:02
    8. Mixing And Exporting The Movie 00:09:08
  8. Wrap-Up And About The Author
    1. Wrap-Up And About Joe Godfrey 00:01:07