Chapter 1 : Zooming and Managing Workspace
Looks at zooming in and out in the arrange window and other edit windows using the zoom sliders, scroll bars, key commands, mouse wheel plus modifiers, and the playhead.
Looks at different techniques of zooming and sizing in the arrange window and using multiple instances of the same editor in different screensets with different zooms as well as locking screensets.
Examines ways to toggle on and off or minimize areas of the arrange window to increase the working view of the Arrange area.
Looks at Logic's ways to zoom to selection by using the Zoom tool, regions, events, Marquee tool selection, and locators. It also shows how to take advantage of key commands to assist in zooming in and out.
Chapter 2 : Navigation
Shows how to navigate the playhead using the Arrow tool. It also describes the difference between single and double clicking in the ruler and where to click depending on the ruler view, and shows how to drag the playhead in the arrange area.
Looks at using Logic transport bar buttons to navigate the playhead in the project. It also shows how to customize the transport bar and use the playhead position fields to move the playhead.
Looks at using Cycle regions and how to create them in the Ruler from regions, events and markers. Includes tips on navigating within the cycle area and demonstrates the Skip Cycle mode, as well as pertinent key commands.
Learn to navigate using option-click to snap to a marker start, use key commands to move from marker to marker and use the Marker list to navigate.
Looks at the Marquee tool and the Play From Selection command to to navigate in the Arrange window and MIDI editors.
Looks at using two key commands to navigate in Logic. The Stop or Play from Last Position and the Go To Position commands are explained and demonstrated.
Chapter 3 : Marquee Tool
Looks at using the Marquee tool for playback and goes into creating and adjusting a Marquee selection, as well as demonstrates many helpful key commands.
Shows how to edit with the Marquee selection tool and how to use the selection for recording with Autopunch.
Chapter 4 : Markers
Shows how to create and delete Markers in the Marker Global track. Shows how different creation methods round up to beats or bars or exactly at playhead location.
Shows how to create Markers via menu selections and use key commands to create markers on the fly. Also learn how to create a Marker from a cycle area.
Looks at trimming, moving, naming, copying and coloring Markers and using production notes. It also goes over the Alternate Marker Tracks feature.
Chapter 5 : Soundtrack Pro
Shows opening a file in Soundtrack Pro from within Logic and gives a brief tour of the Soundtrack Pro interface.
Shows editing a file in Soundtrack Pro using the Noise Reduction interface and two effects. Returns edited file to Logic project.
Chapter 6 : Apple Loops
Shows how to create an audio Apple Loop within Logic with tips on how to avoid common mistakes with tempo and loop length. It also shows where the file is located on the hard drive.
Shows how to make a Software Instrument Apple Loop (green Apple loop) with tips on dealing with plug-ins on Aux tracks, setting the key, and how to find the loop in the loop browser and on your hard drive.
Shows how to open an audio region in the Apple Loops Utility program and explores the interface.
Shows how to edit a loop by adjusting transients and save edits. Also deals with batch tagging of files.
Shows how to index loops created in the Apple Loops Utility and workaround for batch tagged files.
Chapter 7 : Advanced Operations
Looks at the Solo/Mute functions at the MIDI event level and at the MIDI and audio region level.
Looks at the Solo/Mute functions at the track and channel strip level. It shows how the two preferences CPU saving and fast affect these functions.
Covers general setup technique for control surfaces using a Novation Remote. It includes one unique setup action for the Novation. Also covers some general preferences and shows how to assign key commands to unused buttons on the control surface.
Covers setting up the software instrument track for multi-timbral use. Sets up the Kontakt player as a multi-instrument, sets up multi-instrument and deals with Kontakt mixer problem.
Shows setting up auxes in Logic's mixer to receive the multi-outs from the Kontakt player. Adds additional auxes to be used for automation and adds them to the track list.
Using volume as an example, demonstrates the problem existing with automating tracks of the multi-instrument and why the additional aux tracks should be used.
Shows various ways to create audio take folders including packing a take folder.
Shows how to use and edit quick swipe to create multiple comps. Looks at naming and coloring takes, deleting comps, and flattening and merging. Also looks at moving takes of folder to clone tracks and independent tracks.
Shows routing audio through the ES-1's side chain, setting up the ES-1 to affect the audio and creating a MIDI region to generate MIDI information to trigger the ES-1. Also a quick look at automating the cutoff filter.
Presented by Apple Certified Logic Trainer Doug Zangar, this collection of Logic video tutorials will show you the things you'll use most, when using Logic as your main DAW day in and day out.
From the basics, such as zooming and navigating to more advance topics such as control surface setup, markers, Apple Loops and Quick Swipe, Doug shows you his personal tricks and techniques in detail and how to become a serious Logic operator!
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