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Logic Pro X 10.4

Logic Pro X is the complete professional recording studio for the Mac that gives musicians everything they need to go from first note to final master. This 3-day, hands-on course introduces you to...

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$1,500 USD
Course Code APL-CP102-040
Duration 3 days
Available Formats Classroom

Logic Pro X is the complete professional recording studio for the Mac that gives musicians everything they need to go from first note to final master. This 3-day, hands-on course introduces you to the primary features and basic user interface of Logic Pro X 10.4. You'll learn how to generate a customized audio and MIDI configuration that will seamlessly integrate with your own personal production studio. You'll also create your own song using a comprehensive array of software instruments, Apple Loops, and DSP effects. In-depth lessons cover MIDI and audio recording; streamlined editing, mixing, and arrangement techniques; user-defined key commands; automation; using external MIDI controllers; and creating final output.

Skills Gained

This course teaches you the following skills:

  • Understanding workflow techniques
  • Recording and editing audio and MIDI
  • Using software instruments
  • Working with audio effects
  • Mixing and automation
  • Manipulating pitch and time

Who Can Benefit

This course is designed for people who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro X and who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore the software's functions.


You should know about these topics before you attend the course:

  • macOS and basic computer navigation
  • Audio terminology (highly recommended)

Course Details

<!--allowhtml--> <b>Day 1<br><br> Make Music with Logic Now!</b><br> Creating a Logic Pro X project; exploring the interface; navigating the project; building up the arrangement; mixing the song; mixing down to a stereo file. <br><br> <b>Recording Audio</b><br> Setting up digital audio recording settings; recording a single track; recording additional takes; punching in and out; recording without a metronome; changing recording settings; deleting unused audio files. <br><br> <b>Editing Audio</b><br> Assigning mouse tools; editing regions in the workspace; comping takes; adding fades and crossfades; editing regions in the audio track editor; aligning audio. <br><br><br> <b>Day 2<br><br> Producing a Virtual Drum Track</b><br> Creating a drummer track; arranging the drum track; customizing the drum kit. <br><br> <b>Recording MIDI and Using Controllers</b><br> Using a patch from the library; recording MIDI; correcting the timing of a MIDI recording; joining recordings into a MIDI region; recording MIDI takes; punching in and out; creating a layered sound patch; mapping smart controls to patch parameters; processing MIDI notes with MIDI effects. <br><br> <b>Creating and Editing MIDI</b><br> Creating MIDI notes in the piano roll editor; using the brush tool and custom brush patterns; using time handles; quantizing MIDI regions and notes; importing a MIDI file; editing MIDI data in the event list; creating and editing MIDI continuous Controllers. <br><br> <b>Editing Pitch and Time</b><br> Setting a project tempo by detecting the tempo of a recording; using and creating Apple Loops; creating tempo changes and tempo curves; matching an audio file to the project key and tempo; adding a turntable or tape slow-down effect; making one track follow the groove of another track; change the playback pitch and speed with varispeed; editing the timing of an audio region; tuning vocal recordings. <br><br><br> <b>Day 3<br><br> Editing an Arrangement</b><br> Looping regions and converting loops to individual regions; packing regions into a folder; saving alternative arrangements; previewing the song; copying material to fill in parts; rendering multiple regions; adding and deleting sections; cutting regions to remove silence or noise. <br><br> <b>Mixing</b><br> Organizing windows and tracks; using the amp designer; adjusting levels and pan; submixing tracks and processing with bus sends and auxiliary channel strips; applying effects to a selected section of a track; using folder and summing stacks; using screensets; filtering frequencies with an EQ plug-in; adding depth with delay and reverb plug-ins; using Compressor and limiter plug-ins. <br><br> <b>Automating the Mix</b><br> Creating and editing offline track and region automation; recording live automation; using MIDI controllers; bouncing the mix. <br><br>