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Logic Pro X 10.5 & 10.6 Update Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Step Sequencer

  • Welcome To Logic 10.5 2:33

    Welcome To Logic 10.5

    Welcome to what is arguably the most significant update to Logic since the initial release of Logic Pro X in the summer of 2013.

  • Welcome To Logic's Step Sequencer 9:13

    Welcome To Logic's Step Sequencer

    Learn about the conceptual approach to part creation used with Logic?s new Step Sequencer, and take a first look around the interface and it?s main features.

  • Pattern Regions & Pattern Length 9:29

    Pattern Regions & Pattern Length

    Learn how to understand and manage the relationship between pattern region length and pattern length, how to edit the number of steps in a pattern, and how to navigate the display of longer patterns.

  • Patterns & Rows 7:35

    Patterns & Rows

    Discover how the step rate, playback direction, and rotate steps functions are used either globally on the entire pattern or on a per row basis.

  • Row Types 7:35

    Row Types

    Learn about the three different row types, and how to create, delete, and reassign rows.

  • The Step Sequencer Inspector 6:18

    The Step Sequencer Inspector

    Discover how this area of the interface is used to adjust pattern based, row based, and step based parameters. Some of the functions are mirrored in the Grid area, others are unique to the Inspector only.

  • Step Attributes Pt. 1 4:57

    Step Attributes Pt. 1

    Explore the gate, tie, note, and loop start/end step based attributes and hear how they effect the playback fo your patterns.

  • Step Attributes Pt. 2 6:36

    Step Attributes Pt. 2

    Hear how the Note Repeat, Chance, Star Offset, Step Rate, and Skip attributes effect pattern playback.

  • Automation & The Step Sequencer 5:21

    Automation & The Step Sequencer

    Discover some creative possibilities using stepped automation with the step sequencer slide and latch automation modes.

  • Pattern Management 8:49

    Pattern Management

    Explore three ways of managing your user patterns. Convert them to MIDI, including all step attribute variations, save them to the Pattern Browser, or save then as Pattern Loops in the Loop Browser.

Chapter 2 : Quick Sampler

  • Welcome To Quick Sampler 4:11

    Welcome To Quick Sampler

    Take a first look around Logic?s new lightweight single sample based sampler, designed for loops or one shot sounds.

  • Quick Sampler: File Management 4:16

    Quick Sampler: File Management

    Take an initial look at how Quick Sampler manages, saves, stores, renames, and removes files used within the plug-in.

  • Quick Sampler: Settings 6:15

    Quick Sampler: Settings

    Explore the Quick Sampler settings for zooming, autol ooping, cropping, re-importing, display grids, and more.

  • Quick Sampler: Loops & Fades 5:01

    Quick Sampler: Loops & Fades

    Discover how the start/end, fade in/out, and loop markers work within Quick Sampler.

  • Quick Sampler: Filter & LFOs 8:14

    Quick Sampler: Filter & LFOs

    Explore the Quick Sampler filter and some of the modulation capabilities using the two LFOs.

  • Quick Sampler: Envelopes & Modulation 6:59

    Quick Sampler: Envelopes & Modulation

    Explore the use of Quick Samplers envelope generators and modulation matrix, and get some ideas n how they are used to control various synth controls.

  • Quick Sampler: Working in Slice Mode 8:41

    Quick Sampler: Working in Slice Mode

    See how slice mode is used to divide up rhythmic loops into individual slices.

  • Quick Sampler: Recording 3:10

    Quick Sampler: Recording

    Learn how to record directly into Quick Sampler.

  • Quick Sampler: Plug-In Presets 4:23

    Quick Sampler: Plug-In Presets

    Explore the file management pathways involved when saving Quick Sampler instruments as plug-in presets for use in other projects.

Chapter 3 : Sampler

  • Welcome To Sampler (aka The New EXS24!) 4:26

    Welcome To Sampler (aka The New EXS24!)

    Take a first look at the newly re-worked EXS 24, re-branded with a new name and new interface.

  • Synth Section 6:54

    Synth Section

    Look over the controls in the synth section, and see where the various pitch, note/velocity, and polyphony related controls are laid out in the Details area.

  • Sampler: Synth Controls Relocation 3:59

    Sampler: Synth Controls Relocation

    Discover how some of the old EXS 24 functions are either moved or easily recreated in Sampler.

  • Sampler: Envelopes 4:43

    Sampler: Envelopes

    Learn how to set up the multiple stages of an envelope generator and use it as a modulation source.

  • Sampler: LFOs 7:09

    Sampler: LFOs

    Explore how these are used for modulation, and learn more about working in the Modulation Matrix.

  • Sampler: Sample Mapping Overview 3:56

    Sampler: Sample Mapping Overview

    Learn about the overall architecture of Sampler. A Sampler instrument is made up of a collection of audio files (samples.) Each sample is assigned to its own zone. Each zone has its own unique playback parameters. Zones are mapped across the keyboard in the Mapping Window, and organized into one or more groups, each with their own playback parameters as well.

  • Mapping Module Overview 4:27

    Mapping Module Overview

    Explore some of the basic functions available in the key assignment, group table, and zone table views.

  • Sampler: Zone Module Overview 2:28

    Sampler: Zone Module Overview

    Discover the zone level editing functions, which are laid out similarly to the editing functions found in Quick Sampler.

  • Sampler: Basic Sample Loading 4:29

    Sampler: Basic Sample Loading

    Discover where the various Load Audio File functions are located, and how simple drag and drop works for either editing existing instruments, or creating new ones.

  • Sampler: Advanced Drag & Drop Mapping 4:50

    Sampler: Advanced Drag & Drop Mapping

    Learn how the more complex mapping options, available when you drag and drop outside fo the key assignment areas, work with both individual and multiple samples.

  • Sampler: File Management 7:14

    Sampler: File Management

    Learn about file management with this new Sampler instrument, and see what is the same and what has changed compared to the old EXS 24 file management.

  • Sampler: Tips & Tricks 6:17

    Sampler: Tips & Tricks

    See how to easily and quickly set up a round robin cycle, explore some of the new modulation sources, and see how to get a sliced loop into Sampler.

Chapter 4 : Live Loops

  • Welcome to Live Loops 4:51

    Welcome to Live Loops

    Designed to create on the fly performances, encourage experimentation and try arrangement ideas, Live Loops is a new alternative way to working in Logic?s Tracks Area.

  • Live Loops: The Fundamentals 8:24

    Live Loops: The Fundamentals

    Learn how to control and toggle between Live Loops Grid view and Tracks View, and some of the various ways and key commands to control cell and scene playback.

  • Live Loops: Setting The Quantize Start Value 5:28

    Live Loops: Setting The Quantize Start Value

    The quantize start value ensures that cells start playing at musically relevant positions in the timeline and play in sync with each other. Learn to set the quantize start value for the entire grid, uniquely for individual scenes, and for individual cells.

  • Live Loops: Play Modes 4:46

    Live Loops: Play Modes

    Explore how these are used to control the behaviour of the stop/start trigger buttons on both cells and scenes.

  • Live Loops: Populating The Grid 6:34

    Live Loops: Populating The Grid

    Learn how to copy regions from the Tracks View to the Live Loops grid, and how to use the Copy to Live Loops command for selection based copies, including marquee selections, cycle, and marker ranges.

  • Live Loops: Extracting Loops 4:31

    Live Loops: Extracting Loops

    Explore the loop extraction options available directly in the Live Loops Grid, and see how to move cells and entire scenes into the Tracks View.

  • Live Loops: Recording To Cells 8:59

    Live Loops: Recording To Cells

    See how to record directly into MIDI and Audio cells in the Live Loops Grid.

  • Live Loops: Loop Settings 5:49

    Live Loops: Loop Settings

    Learn how to edit the initial starting positions cells playback from, and the sections they loop after the initial start of the cell.

  • Track Activation Buttons & Basic Editing 5:19

    Track Activation Buttons & Basic Editing

    Learn how to use the track activation buttons to control playback between the Live loops grid and Tracks Area; and explore some basic cell editing functions.

  • Live Loops: Working with Scenes 9:18

    Live Loops: Working with Scenes

    Explore workflows to trigger and capture different combinations of cells to new scenes as they are playing.

  • Live Loops: Capturing Your Performance 3:35

    Live Loops: Capturing Your Performance

    Discover how to trigger cells and/or scenes in real time while simultaneously capturing your performance to the Tracks Area.

  • Live Loops: External Control 5:25

    Live Loops: External Control

    See how to use external hardware controllers and the Logic Remote iOS app to launch cells and scenes in real time.

Chapter 5 : And The Rest

  • Remix FX 4:12

    Remix FX

    Explore this new multi effects plug-in, and see how it is used for real time EDM and DJ style effects.

  • Capturing Remix FX 7:58

    Capturing Remix FX

    Look at a few different scenarios and workflows for real time Remix FX capture.

  • Welcome to Drum Synth 6:36

    Welcome to Drum Synth

    Drum Synth is a minimalistic looking and easily accessible new single sound instrument based on the complex Ultrabeat synthesis engine. The overall concept is to offer a wide and detailed sound palette, with a friendly interface.

  • Welcome to the New Drum Machine Designer 6:10

    Welcome to the New Drum Machine Designer

    Drum Machine Designer is now driven by software instrument channel strips hosting Quick Sampler, instead of a multi output instance of Ultrabeat. Take a first look around, and see how the revised interface controls are laid out.

  • Drum Machine Designer: Assigning & Mapping Sounds 8:44

    Drum Machine Designer: Assigning & Mapping Sounds

    Assigning & Mapping Sounds - Explore some of the new ways to assign sounds to pads, and see how to remap both the input and output notes individually for each pad.

  • Auto Sampler 8:02

    Auto Sampler

    Discover how Auto Sampler is used to create Sampler instruments either from external MIDI hardware synthesizers, or layered software instruments.

  • Record Automation with MIDI Region 3:49

    Record Automation with MIDI Region

    See how this new automation capture mode is used to record any on-screen controller of the Channel Strip, Plugin Window, or Smart Controls Window when the channel strip is in Read mode; just like regular MIDI CC data. Also, learn how to create ramps between two automation points by turning off the default automation interpolation behaviour.

  • Capture As Recording in Stop Mode 5:52

    Capture As Recording in Stop Mode

    The Capture As Recording function is enhanced to now work while Logic?s transport is stopped. See how to get the most out of this feature, and how it works in conjunction with Smart Tempo.

  • Channel EQ Update 3:34

    Channel EQ Update

    See how some of the controls have changed or moved in the Channel EQ for greater ease of access.

  • Mixer Enhancement 1:28

    Mixer Enhancement

    Learn about a couple of really handy new channel strip functions, and more.

  • Tracks Area Enhancements 3:45

    Tracks Area Enhancements

    Learn about a variety of small but useful new Tracks Area based work flow functionality.

  • Slip, Rotate, Length, & More 8:07

    Slip, Rotate, Length, & More

    Explore the new slip, rotate, and length editing functions, some useful new key commands, and a few other miscellaneous new improvements.

Chapter 6 : 10.6 Update

  • Step Sequencer & Logic Remote 3:46

    Step Sequencer & Logic Remote

    Step Sequencer is now available as a separate window in Logic Pro 10.6, and a new integrated support with Logic Remote allows for simple and intuitive real-time pattern creation and editing directly from the iPad or iPhone.

  • Sampler & QuickSampler Enhancements 5:09

    Sampler & QuickSampler Enhancements

    A new “zone per note drag” and drop mode now creates and automatically maps Sampler instruments with pitch and velocity layers. New menu commands also let you optimize the loop start and loop end of audio files in the Waveform display. You can now assign (and show) modulation sources directly in the Synth pane by Control-clicking a target parameter and choosing the desired modulation source in the shortcut menu.

  • Live Loops Improvements 4:00

    Live Loops Improvements

    Learn about numerous small but useful improvements to Live Loops workflow.

  • Workflow Improvements 4:09

    Workflow Improvements

    Discover a variety of small and useful enhancements throughout different areas of Logic Pro 10.6.

Product Overview


Logic Pro X expert Eli Krantzberg brings you comprehensive Logic Pro X 10.5 video tutorials! With over 5 hours of runtime, you'll learn all about the new features and functions added to Logic Pro X 10.5 such as Live Loops, the Step Sequencer, Sampler, Quick Sampler, Remix FX and much, much more, as well as how to use them effectively. These videos are for those who already know Logic Pro X and want to learn about just the new features added in 10.5.

Eli greets you and explains how major of an update 10.5 is, and then jumps right in with one of the biggest new additions, the Step Sequencer. Learn everything you need to know about this powerhouse step sequencer including its conceptual approach, managing the relationship between pattern region length and pattern length, how to use and adjust step rate, playback direction, rotate steps, Gate, Tie, Note, and Loop Start/End step based attributes, using automation, pattern management and more.

The new Quick Sampler and Sampler have replaced the old EXS24 sampler, and Eli goes deep into these awesome new virtual samplers. Learn things like navigating their interfaces, file management, zooming, autolooping, cropping, re-importing, display grids, loops & fades, filters & LFOs, using and assigning envelopes & modulation, Slice Mode, synth controls, mapping, zones, tips & tricks and much more.

Another major new feature is Live Loops, and Eli covers it inside and out! Live Loops allows you to create on the fly performances, encourages experimentation and new arrangement ideas, and is a great alternative way to working in Logic’s Tracks Area. Learn important fundamentals, how to set the Quantize Start Value, the different Play Modes, populate the Grid, extract loops, record to Cells, Loops settings, how to work with Scenes, capturing your performance, external control and more.

But wait there's more... Get in-depth coverage on more powerful new additions to Logic Pro X 10.5, such as the new Remix FX, Drum Synth, Drum Machine Drum Designer, Auto Sampler, new automation modes, Capture as Recording feature, Channel EQ updates, mixer enhancements and so much more.

To see what these exceptional Logic Pro X 10.5 video tutorials show you, and how they'll get you up to speed on the new features and use them like a pro, see the individual Logic Pro X 10.5 tutorial descriptions on this page. Learn Logic Pro X 10.5 from one of best LPX instructors out there and get up to speed fast... Watch "Logic Pro X 10.5 Update Explained®" now.


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