Apple Pro Training Series Advanced Logic Pro 7

book cover
Apple Pro Training Series Advanced Logic Pro 7
By David Dvorin
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: April 08, 2005
ISBN: 0-321-25607-7
Pages: 560

Table of Contents  | Index

If you want to do more than simply use Logic to improve the audio in your video projectsif you want to start actually creating and producing music with it-this Apple-certified guide provides the key. Whether you're a composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, studio programmer or simply want to create and produce pro-quality music in your Logic-based home studio, you'll find all the self-paced, step-by-step instruction you need here to begin creating your audio master works immediately. As both a professional musician and a former employee of eMagic and Apple (the former and current makers of the software), author David Dvorin knows Logic like no one else. Here, he uses project-based tutorials to reveal all of its secrets, including its newest: advanced DSP techniques and the ability to layer MIDI instruments and split channels. In short order you'll be scoring and composing; jamming with Logic's software instruments; employing advanced mixing, editing, and production techniques; and more. A companion CD includes trial software and the lesson files needed to complete the book's exercises.

book cover
Apple Pro Training Series Advanced Logic Pro 7
By David Dvorin
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: April 08, 2005
ISBN: 0-321-25607-7
Pages: 560

Table of Contents  | Index

   Getting Started
      The Methodology
      This Book Stays Current: Online Updates
      About the Apple Pro Training Series
      System Requirements
      Copying the Logic Lesson Files
      Apple Pro Certification Program
   Advanced Setup
      Lesson 1.  Speeding Up Workflow
      Using Song Templates
      Customizing the Interface
      Using Key Commands
      Accessing the Toolbox
      Saving a Song Template
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 2.  Managing Your I/O Setup
      Labeling Inputs and Outputs
      Creating a Headphone Mix
      Using Input Objects
      Backing Up and Transporting Your Setup
      What You've Learned
   Advanced Production
      Lesson 3.  Creating and Managing Takes
      Using Project Folders
      Working with Dependent Files
      Quickly Accessing Additional Tracks
      Recording Multiple Tracks Simultaneously
      What to Do if You Run Out of Tracks
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 4.  Tempo and Pitch Matching
      Working with Apple Loops
      Using the Time and Pitch Machine
      Working with Rubato Passages
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 5.  Working with Software Instruments
      Getting Familiar with the Instruments
      Understanding the User Interface
      Using Ultrabeat
      Using the EXS24 Software Sampler
      Using the EVP88 Vintage Electric Piano
      Using the EVD6 Vintage Clavinet
      Using the EFM 1 FM Synthesizer
      Using the ES2 Synthesizer
      Using the ES1 Virtual Analog Synthesizer
      Using Global Tracks to Create a Quick Arrangement
      Sound Design with Sculpture
      Treating Your MIDI Hardware as Software
      What You've Learned
   Advanced Editing
      Lesson 6.  Working with the Arrangement
      Creating and Using Markers
      Navigating the Arrangement
      Zooming Effectively
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 7.  Advanced Audio Editing
      Using Edits to Create Parts
      Comping Tracks
      Fixing Problems Using the Sample Editor
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 8.  Advanced MIDI Editing
      Using Loops, Copies, and Aliases
      Demixing MIDI Regions
      Working with Region Parameters
      Working with MIDI Note Events
      Using Transform Functions
      What You've Learned
   Advanced Mixing
      Lesson 9.  Working with Mixer Channels
      Using the Track Mixer
      Using Insert Effects
      Using Bus Effects
      Panning Stereo Tracks
      Switching the Contents of the Plug-in Window
      Changing Plug-in Locations
      Using Channel Strip Settings
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 10.  Controlling Signal Flow
      Using Bus Channels as Submixes
      Using Aux Channels for Bus Returns
      Adding Tracks to the Track View
      Using Mixer Groups
      Incorporating External Effects Processors
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 11.  Automating the Mix
      Working with Offline Automation
      Performing Real-Time Automation
      What You've Learned
   Advanced Topics
      Lesson 12.  Working with Notation
      Creating Notation
      Using Score Styles
      Working with Text
      Transcribing a Performance
      Working with Drum Notation
      Creating Scores and Parts
      What You've Learned
      Lesson 13.  Scoring to Picture
      Setting Up Synchronization
      Importing Media
      Spotting the Movie
      Positioning Events on the Timeline
      What You've Learned
      Appendix. Round-Trip Production
      Content Creation Workflows with Apple's Professional Applications
      Effects and Graphics
      Music and Audio
      Workgroup Collaboration