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Apple Logic 101: Apple Logic 8 Introduction

  • Price £695.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


This three-day course introduces students to the primary features and basic user interface of Logic Pro. Students learn how to generate a customised audio and midi configuration that will seamlessly integrate with their own personal production studio. Students also create their own song using Logic Pro's comprehensive array of software instruments, Apple Loops and DSP effects. In-depth lessons will cover MIDI and audio recording, streamlined editing and arrangement techniques, user defined key commands, automation, scoring to picture and surround mixing.

This course covers the requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 1, in Logic Pro


This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro or Logic Express. Students should have a basic knowledge of Mac OS X , in addition to a basic knowledge of audio terminology.


Working with Plug-ins ; Using Audio Instruments ; Understanding Workflow Techniques ; Editing Audio Regions ; Using the Sample Editor ; Working with Apple Loops

Course Content

Making Music with Logic - Launching Logic, Exploring the Interface, Navigating the Song, Zooming, Previewing and Using Loops, Building an Arrangement, Mixing, and Exporting the Mix ; Digital Audio Recording Settings, Recording a Single Instrument, Recording Additional

Recording Audio - Takes, Recording Takes in Cycle Mode, Recording Multiple Tracks, Recording Additional Takes on Multiple Tracks, Punching in and out (Auto and On the Fly), Adjusting Recording settings and Adjusting Metronome Settings

Editing Audio - Deleting Unused Audio Files, Importing Audio Files with the Browser, Comping Takes, Flatten Take Folder, Using Fades and Crossfades, Resizing an Audio Region, Moving an Edit Point, Cleaning a Noisy take, and Using the Sample Editor

Recording MIDI - Using Software Instruments, Quantizing a Recording, Using External MIDI Hardware, Merging New Recordings, Recording Additional Takes, Layering Instruments, and Splitting a Keyboard to Control Two Instruments

Editing and Programming MIDI - Importing MIDI Files ; Editing in the Piano Roll Editor ; Editing in the Score Editor ; Editing in the Hyper Editor ; Editing MIDI Continuous Controller Events ; and Cleaning a MIDI Recording

Programming Drums - Programming a Drum Beat ; Editing Velocity and Accents ; Humanizing a Pattern and Creating a Snare Roll

Manipulating Tempo and Time Stretching - Adjusting a Song's Tempo to a Loop & a Loop's Tempo to a Song ; Tempo Changes & Curves ; Time-stretching Audio ; Time-stretching MIDI ; Using Apple Loops ; Creating Blue and Green Apple Loops ; Adding Apple Loops to a Loop Browser & Using the Follow Tempo Function

Arranging the Song - Using the Grid ; Inserting Time Signature Changes ; Using the Catch Function ; Using the Skip Cycle Mode ; Cutting Regions ; Repeating Sections ; and Using Aliases to Build an Arrangement

Mixing - Preparing for Mixing ; Using the Mixer ; Individual Channel Strips for Ultrabeat ; Using the Library ; Using Plug-ins ; Using Busses ; Reading the Meters ; Exporting your Mix ; Burning a CD and Exporting Individual Tracks

Automating the Mix and Using Control Surfaces - Region- vs. Track-based Automation ; Writing and Editing Offline Automation ; Recording Online Automation ; and Using External Controllers

Scoring Movies - Basic Settings ; Importing a Movie File ; Detecting Scene Cuts ; Manipulating the Grid ; and Exporting your Movie Soundtrack

Troubleshooting Logic - Getting Sound Out and In ; Getting MIDI Out and In ; Recovering Deleted Audio or MIDI Regions ; Reading the System Performance Meter ; Basic Computer Maintenance Steps ; and Adding Third Party Plug-ins

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