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How To Use Logic Pro X's Built-In Plugins Only For Mixing And Mastering
Logic Pro X ships with one of the most all-encompassing instrument and effect bundles of any DAW. But is it enough to fulfil all your musical needs? Joe Albano finds out.
Apr. 16, 2018
Improve Your Mix In Logic Pro X With This Simple Channel Strip Settings Trick
Stock plugin chains on instruments might provide immediate "wow factor", but they're rarely suitable for building a whole mix. Here's why.
Mar. 20, 2017
Softube Now Offer AAX 64 Bit Support, Improved CPU Performance
Been wondering what Softube's version 2.0 plug-ins can offer you? Well, of course, you'll know they are now AAX 64-bit compatible. Pro Tools 11 users rejoice! But, there's more improvements too.
Nov. 13, 2013
Logic Pro X: FREE Script for Incredible New Scripter MIDI FX Plug-In
Jul. 25, 2013
Logic Pro X Retro Synth: Free Tutorial
Curious to know more about Logic Pro X's new Retro Synth? Gary Hiebner puts this vintage synth capable of analog, sync, table and FM synthesis to the test. (Includes audio examples).
Jul. 19, 2013
Using an iPad to Add Arpeggiations in Logic Pro
Want to get arpeggiating in Logic Pro? There's two main ways to set this up inside Logic... but wait, with an iPad you can get hands-on thanks to StepPolyArp app. Darren Burgos shows how.
Jul. 8, 2013
Real-Schmeal. Give Your Sample-Based Orchestral Pieces the Gift of Creativity
Is it desirable, to make your sample-based instruments sound as close to the "real-thing" as possible? Jay Asher suggests an alternative approach when creating orchestral pieces in your DAW.
Apr. 13, 2013
Review: Audio Damage Bitcom
Audio Damage has built up a reputation of producing audio plug-ins that live up their name (in a good way!) Toby Pitman discovers their latest offering, Bitcom, provides many levels of destruction.
Apr. 8, 2013
Automating Bit Crusher Effects In Logic Pro
Have you tried adding an edge to your tracks with distortion? It's easy to go over the top... Mo Volans shows how to get an aggressive sound while keeping your mix balanced using Logic Pro.
Feb. 25, 2013
Review: Sugar Bytes' Cyclops
Got a hankering for creating dubstep synth sounds? Then you really need to check out Cyclops by Sugar Bytes! Gary Hiebner couldn't resist taking this instruments for a spin and tests it to the limit.
Feb. 8, 2013
Review: EZ Mix 2 Metal Guitar Gods Expansion
We all love guitars! But where do you go to get heavy, full-on metal guitars? Toontrack of course! Toby Pitman gives the Metal Guitar Gods expansion pack for EZ Mix a comprehensive workout.
Feb. 7, 2013
8 Awesome Free Audio Plug-in Synths for Mac Musicians
It's that time of year - your wallet rinsed by the holiday season, and nothing inspirational under the tree. So, find yourself a bargain or two, and maybe reinvigorate your inner composer...
Jan. 1, 2013
Review: KiloHearts Faturator
There seems to be a growing trend by audio plug-in developers to focus on minimal interfaces with quality sound. GW Childs discovers KiloHearts' Faturator is an excellent distortion unit for all!
G.W. Childs IV
Sep. 17, 2012
How to Build a Layered Instrument in Logic Pro
Layering synths or sampler instruments can make fatter sounds, and also add sonic variations to your songs. In a few simple steps in Logic's Environment, Gary Hiebner creates a huge layered instrument
Jun. 1, 2012
Add Bottom End to your Kick Drum in Logic Pro & Pro Tools
Not enough bottom end in your mix? Kick drum a bit weedy, thin or disappointingly lightweight? Using Logic Pro's SubBass plug-in is a well documented method for synthesising very low frequencies where
Apr. 25, 2011
An introduction to Physical Modelling in Logic's Sculpture
Physical modeling synthesis is arguably the most fascinating form of sound creation at the disposal of the modern music maker today. This technology was once reserved for the elite and was only really
Apr. 16, 2011
Managing 3rd Party plug-in presets in Logic 9
Logic is an amazing application. It comes with so many plug-ins and virtual instruments. These all come with a bundle of presets. These presets can be easily accessed via Logic's Media Library. Over t
Jan. 21, 2011
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