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Advanced Sampling Features in Logic Pro X
Logic's EXS24 may not have changed its looks in a long time but under the hood there's lots that's new. Joe Albano goes deep inside this powerful sampler to reveal some of its advanced tools.
Oct. 4, 2017
Setting Up MainStage To Auto Sample An Analog Synthesizer For Logic Pro X
Auto-Sampling in Logic? Yes, but you need to use AutoSampler in MainStage to do it! Now you can turn your hardware synths into velocity-layered Logic Pro EXS24 instruments. Here's how to set it up.
Oct. 10, 2016
5 steps To Turn Your Favorite Sampler into a Monster Synthesizer
After reading this you'll never think of your sampler and synthesizer as separate beasts ever again. Here's 5 steps to turning your sampler (hardware or software) into a powerful synthesizer.
Aug. 25, 2016
50% Discount on Kirk Hunter Studios Kontakt & EXS24 Instruments Until June 1st
Kirk Hunter Studios are celebrating 18 years of making high-end professional orchestral sample libraries. And they're kindly offering ALL their instruments (Kontakt & Logic Pro's EXS24) at 50% off.
May. 26, 2016
Switching Electro Instruments in Real-Time in Logic Pro X
Imagine if you could switch between different samples in real-time in Logic Pro X's EXS24 sampler... you guessed it... you can! Darren Burgos shows how to create eclectic EDM leads using this trick.
May. 16, 2016
Creating Custom Sound Design Patches in Logic Pro X Alchemy Using EXS24
Logic Pro X 10.2's Alchemy is a super synth. It's deep, powerful and yet easy to get started with. In this tutorial, Logic Pro genius, shows a cool way to use EXS24 instruments inside Alchemy!
Oct. 12, 2015
Performing One Shot Samples & Vocal Stabs in Logic Pro
Making your own playable instrument from single samples need not be a chore. Darren Burgos shows how to make chopped up vocal stabs ideal for Trap, Hip Hop and House in a few clicks in Logic Pro X.
Aug. 24, 2015
How to Sample EXS24 Instruments Using Autosampler (MainStage and Logic Pro)
When Apple bought Redmatica we wondered when the EXS24 would include AutoSampler in Logic Pro. Instead, AutoSampler is included with MainStage 3.1. Creating sampler instruments just got a lot easier!
Apr. 27, 2015
Create Expressive String Parts in Logic Pro's EXS24 Using Articulation IDs
If you want to make your sample libraries in Logic Pro X behave and perform more realistically, then you'll want to understand how to use the EXS24's Articulation IDs. Joe Albano shows you how.
Mar. 23, 2015
Exploring Modulation in Logic Pro X ES2 & EXS24
It's time to take control of your synths and sampler instruments in Logic Pro X! Darren Burgos shows how to use the routing options in ES2 and EXS24 for interesting sonic manipulation.
Sep. 15, 2014
Review: Twisted Tools Darkmorph
Handcrafted by Jason Cushing and Yan Doiron of SoundMorph, this 2.9 GB library from Twisted Tools is sure to add some darkness to your edgy cinematic tracks in Reaktor, Live, Logic, NI formats
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Jun. 30, 2014
Twisted Tools Releases DarkMorph, Sinisiter Sci-Fi Sound Library
In collaboration with Jason Cushing and Yan Doiron, Twisted Tools have released their darkest sound library yet: DarkMorph. It's over 2.9GB and includes preset kits for Maschine, Ableton & Kontakt...
Jun. 18, 2014
Solve the Case of the Missing EXS Instrument Samples in Logic Pro
Fancy yourself as a bit of a Sherlock when it comes to re-connecting missing samples in Logic Pro X's EXS24? Well, take a break from the sleuthing and let Joe Albano show you an easier way!
Mar. 3, 2014
Moving Logic Pro EXS24 Sampler Instruments from One Mac to Another
Chances are as a Logic Pro user you've used (if not created your own) sampler instruments using the EXS24. In this article Mike Watkinson explores a trusted way to move these to another Mac.
Apr. 29, 2013
Creating a Solo Violin EXS24 Instrument for Logic Pro
Mike Watkinson, ADE, shows how to quickly and effortlessly create a solo violin sampled instrument in Logic Pro - something strangely lacking in the included content for Apple's flagship DAW.
Mar. 8, 2013
Creating an automatic EXS24 Sampler Instrument loader in Logic Pro 9
Logic Pro 9's EXS24 sampler may lack some of the scripting features of other samplers like Kontakt… but it still holds its own and provides for fast workflows within Logic. Jay Asher investigates.
Jul. 31, 2012
Logic Pro: Building Sampler Instruments for the EXS24
Sampling has been around since the first recording device. It's as useful today as it ever was. Darren Burgos digs out Logic's veteran sampler, EXS24, to show how to roll your own sampler instrument.
Apr. 12, 2012
Adding Bottom End to your Bass: Part 2
In Part 2 of this Extra Bass series Mike Watkinson demonstrates how to use a simple sine wave generated by the EXS24 to add sub-harmonic content in a controllable way.
Aug. 2, 2011
Review: Amplitube 3 by IK Multimedia: Get Great Bass Guitar in Your DAW
Trying to get that “Most High” Bass Guitar tone hasn’t always been the easiest feat for me over the years, especially since I use a Midi keyboard for my Bass Guitar sounds. Luckily I’ve been graced...
Jun. 8, 2011
Loading your own Samples into Logics Ultrabeat
Almost all Logic users instinctively reach for the EXS24 at the mere mention of "sample". By all accounts the EXS24 is a great sampler, though not as full featured as 3rd party products like Kontakt,
Feb. 22, 2011
Creating Pitched Sampler Instruments without affecting Sample Duration in Logic 9
If you map one audio sample in Logic's EXS24 from C1 to C4 not only will you be able to create a pitched instrument, you will also notice the duration of the sample will be altered. The higher the pit
Nov. 18, 2010
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