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Logic Plug-Ins Explained®

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    Intro to Channel EQ

    Learn about the different types of EQ bands available in the Channel EQ, as well as how to navigate their parameters.

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    Low Cut & High Pass

    Discover how low cut and high pass filters perform, as well as how to create resonance and excite a narrow frequency range with the Channel EQ's low cut filter parameters.

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    Hi Cut, Lo Pass, & Shelving EQ

    See the similarities and differences between the different types of filtering and how they are used to subtly shape the frequency spectrum in different ways.

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    Parametric EQ

    Learn how to use the parametric, or bell curve, bands of the Channel EQ for subtractive, sweetening, and corrective equalization.

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    Basic Compression

    Discover how the basic compression parameters threshold, ratio, attack, release, and make up gain work and how they are applied to drum, bass, and keyboard sounds.

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    Compression Parameters

    Explore the other sound shaping parameters of the compressor, as well as creative ways to handle the clipping that may occur during the compression stage.

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    Sidechain Compression

    Learn how to set Logic's compressor plug-in to be triggered by an alternate sound source from the track it is processing, and to use it to act on a specifically defined frequency range.

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    Delay Designer - Pt. 1

    Get an overview of the major parts of the Delay Designer interface and it's main working paradigm.

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    Delay Designer - Pt. 2

    See how to create and edit rhythmic patterns using Delay Designer's powerful filtering, resonance, transposition, panning, and feedback features.

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    Ultrabeat Assignment Section

    Get an introduction to the instrument's overall interface, along with an overview of how to manage and import sounds in Ultrabeat's assignment section.

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    Ultrabeat Synthesizer Section

    Get an introduction to the instrument's overall interface, along with an overview of how to manage and import sounds in Ultrabeat's assignment section.

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    Ultrabeat Step Sequencer

    Learn the basic pattern creation and editing operations of Ultrabeats's step sequencer, including some cool randomization features to funkify your patterns!

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    Multipressor

    See how Logic's built in multi band compressor works and hear it applied to a dance music mix.

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    Space Designer - Pt. 1

    Learn about Logic's convolution reverb plug-in, and how to load in, handle and manipulate different impulse responses.

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    Space Designer - Pt. 2

    Discover how to edit and shape the various envelope and filter play back parameters available in Space Designer.

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    Tape Delay

    Learn about this plug-in's unique delay features and how it can be used to generate both rhythmic repeats, and tight delays.

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    EVD6 - Pt. 1

    See how to shape and control the tonal characteristics of Logic's great clavinet emulation plug in.

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    EVD6 - Pt. 2

    how to use the powerful and versatile effects section of the EVD 6 to further shape and sculpt the instrument's sound.

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    Tremolo

    Learn about Logic's Tremolo plug and how it can be used to modulate the amplitude of the left and right signals to create interesting panning envelopes synced to rhythmic values.

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    ES1 Oscillators & Filter

    Explore the first software instrument ever introduced in Logic, and unravel the basics of classic subtractive synthesis.

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    ES1 Modulation

    Learn how to use the ES1 LFO and modulation envelope parameters to modulate and shape the sound over time.

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    ES1 Sidechaining

    See how to use the ES1 sidechain input to have it gate audio from an external track and run it through it's filters.

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    Guitar Amp Pro

    Discover how Logic's guitar amp emulation plug-in works, and how to customize the controls to get the most variety possible.

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    EVP88

    Learn about Logic's electric piano modeling instrument and how to use the controls to color, shape, and add personality to the sounds.

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    EXS24

    Get an overview of the parameter and instruments editor windows, and how some of the main features of this plug-in work.

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    Pitch Correction

    Discover how to use and abuse Logic's pitch correction plug-in for both corrective and creative means.

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    Noise Gate

    See how to use Logic's Noise Gate plug-in for gating out unwanted or low level noise, as well as for generating pulsing rhythms via it's sidechain function.

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    Power Plug-In Chain

    Stretch your imagination as we look at ways of combining different plug-ins serially on a bus being fed by several different instruments.

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    Parallel Processing

    Learn how to feed and split the output of instruments across multiple busses, allowing for the parallel use of plug-ins at each destination.

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    Managing Plug-Ins

    Learn some of the basic techniques, key strokes, and key commands for working with plug-ins, as well as how to create and where to store your own personal settings.

Product Overview


Presented by Apple Logic Certified Pro Eli Krantzberg, this collection of Apple Logic video tutorials compatible with Logic 8 & 9, will explain in detail the features and functions, as well as creative uses for the main plug-ins found in Apple Logic. Learn the basic plug-ins, such EQ's, compressors, to more advance ones such as delay and Space Designer, virtual instruments and many more.

Eli demystifies the powerful Logic plug-ins like no one else and takes you step-by-step from the beginning. You'll be a plug-in master in no time after viewing this awesome collection of videos.


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DivRecMike
Submitted 1 year ago

Required Viewing

While this video is a little older at this point - it would still have to be considered required viewing for LPX. Eli is also one of the better instructors on here and always delivers.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Mastering Facility, Logic Pro


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Eligio
Submitted 2 years ago

Great for the Basics

While I currently am utilizing Logic Pro X latest DAW, I found these videos informative for someone who is learning the mixing process.......... Knowing that these videos where from Logic 8, they where exceptional in explaining the basics of Logic Pros plug-ins. Found information in these videos to be useful in understanding the " What do they really do " ?............ No matter if they a Logic 8's they give you a foundation for plug-in basics. Content was easy to follow................

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Logic Pro


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DivRecMike
Submitted 1 year ago

Required Viewing

While this video is a little older at this point - it would still have to be considered required viewing for LPX. Eli is also one of the better instructors on here and always delivers.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Mastering Facility, Logic Pro

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Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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Eligio
Submitted 2 years ago

Great for the Basics

While I currently am utilizing Logic Pro X latest DAW, I found these videos informative for someone who is learning the mixing process.......... Knowing that these videos where from Logic 8, they where exceptional in explaining the basics of Logic Pros plug-ins. Found information in these videos to be useful in understanding the " What do they really do " ?............ No matter if they a Logic 8's they give you a foundation for plug-in basics. Content was easy to follow................

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Logic Pro

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started playing drums in high school at age fourteen. Like most kids my age around then, I was into progressive rock. Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Yes. They rocked my world. A few short years later though, my musical life changed. While studying music in college I discovered Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and John Coltrane. Milt Jackson spoke to me in such a profound way that it left me no choice but to take up vibraphone.

These great players, along with  drummers like Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Elvin Jones changed not only the way I thought about drumming, but also music - and by extension, life - as a whole. I realized life was meant to be a creative endeavor. The idea of improvising based on a loose set of guidelines and rules permeated into my psyche even when I wasn't holding a pair of drumsticks or mallets. But if I am going to be perfectly truthful, I have to hold Henry Miller and Woody Allen equally responsible for shaping the way I view and experience the world around me. 

2. What training have you had?

I am currently an Apple certified Logic Pro. Young and cocky, and armed with only a partial University degree, I dropped out of school and  began playing steady commercial hotel engagements and jazz gigs when I could. This went on for many years until I decided it was time to complete my degree - which I ultimately did with a major in Political Science and a minor in music. 

It was at this point that I formed my current band Nightshift. We are going in to our twenty third year now - playing commercial one nighters like weddings, corporate events, etc. Don't turn your nose up at it though - it has allowed me a wonderful quality of life. It gave me the freedom to go back to school and complete a post graduate degree in Communications Studies - all the while supporting myself by playing weddings.

3. When did you get into recording?

It was in this graduate program - in the early nineties - that I found myself drawn to the fledgling emerging universe of hard disc recording and midi sequencing. Based on nothing more than the recommendation of one of my band mates who had an old Atari, I jumped in head first and bought a Mac LC ll, along with a version 1.1 of what was then Notator Logic. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But, in hindsight, it was a decision of epic importance in my life - shaping my future as much as the music of Milt Jackson and Charlie Parker did fifteen years prior. 

I opened up my own commercial home studio in 1998 and began doing a variety of projects, working on radio jingles, artist CD projects, and whatever came my way. A couple of years later a colleague called me up - desperate. He was working at a post production house and one of the editors had just quit. They were doing audio post for a weekly TV series and needed a Pro Tools editor - and fast! And so, once again, I jumped in head first into what would ultimately open up my world even more - the world of Pro Tools. 

4. People you have worked with/for?

Focusing on Logic, I built up a small but loyal client base and my phone kept ringing for Logic tech support and instruction. Film composers and studio owners all over the city were calling me. Even the music stores were giving out my phone number at this point! This kind of stuff becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. The more of it you do, the more calls you get to keep doing it. At least that's the way it should be!

As my Logic chops kept growing, I was hired by an old buddy of mine, Len Sasso, who was then an associate editor at Electronic Musician magazine, and began writing some columns for them. I had a blast doing them - and really learned to focus and express my thoughts in a concise and clear manner. This lead to a collaboration with LA based composer Terry Michael Huud on the 2006 film called Civic Duty - which was certainly one of the highlights of my professional life as a composer. 

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I wake up every day excited to boot up, and create. Whether it's instructional videos, creating music, working with a studio client, performing with my band, or teaching at the schools - my days are filled with what I love doing. Enriched by the stimulation and creative freedom this modern music making software brings to my life. I bring that excitement and passion to each and every training product I create. My years of experience both using and teaching these programs has taught me the best way to make the user comfortable with these complex programs.

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Logic Plug-Ins Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 2 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Required Viewing While this video is a little older at this point - it would still have to be considered required viewing for LPX. Eli is also one of the better instructors on here and always delivers.
Date published: 2018-07-25
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great for the Basics While I currently am utilizing Logic Pro X latest DAW, I found these videos informative for someone who is learning the mixing process.......... Knowing that these videos where from Logic 8, they where exceptional in explaining the basics of Logic Pros plug-ins. Found information in these videos to be useful in understanding the " What do they really do " ?............ No matter if they a Logic 8's they give you a foundation for plug-in basics. Content was easy to follow................
Date published: 2018-03-28
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