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Final thoughts


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Remixing a Song in Logic Pro

with Josh Harris

Video: Final thoughts

Congratulations on finishing up remixing a song in Logic Pro, and thank you for taking the time to watch the course. I know that this is a lot of information to process, but keep in mind that the only way to get really good is to log the hours. Your workflow should improve with each track and you will develop your own philosophies and approaches to the different modules of building a remix. I hope that all of you come away from this course with a better handle on how to construct a remix in Logic Pro. Take the time to find your voice as a remixer, you do not want to sound like ten another remixers remixing in the same style as you.
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  1. 16m 15s
    1. Welcome
      1m 8s
    2. Using Logic Pro as a remixing environment
      4m 45s
    3. Optimizing Logic's performance and monitoring system usage
      4m 29s
    4. Working with software synths
      3m 15s
    5. Using the exercise files
      58s
    6. Relinking audio files
      1m 40s
  2. 22m 52s
    1. Setting up your session
      2m 34s
    2. Determining and verifying source BPM
      1m 30s
    3. Lining up vocals over a kick drum
      5m 37s
    4. Choosing destination BPM and time-stretching in Flex mode
      4m 30s
    5. Exporting time-stretched vocals and importing into a session
      4m 23s
    6. Thinking about your direction
      4m 18s
  3. 22m 52s
    1. Using Apple Loops
      6m 8s
    2. Auditioning drum loops
      5m 47s
    3. Layering drum loops
      4m 46s
    4. Drum loops and drum programming
      6m 11s
  4. 19m 57s
    1. Chord changes and harmonic structure
      4m 19s
    2. Getting bass sounds and programming bass lines
      8m 50s
    3. Layering bass sounds and side chaining
      6m 48s
  5. 34m 20s
    1. Choosing foundational synth parts and sounds
      11m 46s
    2. Layering synth parts
      10m 21s
    3. Lead line hooks
      5m 37s
    4. Synth candy
      6m 36s
  6. 12m 20s
    1. The importance of arranging
      2m 27s
    2. Arranging your track
      9m 53s
  7. 23m 3s
    1. Creating vocal samples and transitional sounds
      11m 57s
    2. Advanced vocal editing techniques
      5m 44s
    3. Filling holes in the arrangement
      5m 22s
  8. 47m 30s
    1. Mixing philosophies
      6m 30s
    2. Mixing drums and bass
      5m 40s
    3. Mixing synths and transitional sounds
      12m 14s
    4. Mixing vocals
      10m 36s
    5. Final touches, referencing, and mastering your final mix
      5m 17s
    6. Listening to the final mix
      7m 13s
  9. 47s
    1. Final thoughts
      47s

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Watch the Online Video Course Remixing a Song in Logic Pro
3h 19m Intermediate Dec 01, 2011

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In this course, author Josh Harris demonstrates constructing a remix using only a pre-existing vocal track as a starting point. The course shows how to time-stretch vocals, offers suggestions for establishing a musical direction, and explains how to audition and layer Apple loops. The course also covers programming beats using synths, generating vocal samples, arranging the remix, and creating master-quality final mixes.

Topics include:
  • Using Logic Pro as a remixing environment
  • Setting up a session
  • Lining up vocals over a kick drum
  • Analyzing chord changes and harmonic structure
  • Programming synth parts
  • Arranging a track
  • Demonstrating advanced vocal editing techniques
  • Mixing the drums, bass, synths, and vocals
  • Mastering the final mix
Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Logic Pro
Author:
Josh Harris

Final thoughts

Congratulations on finishing up remixing a song in Logic Pro, and thank you for taking the time to watch the course. I know that this is a lot of information to process, but keep in mind that the only way to get really good is to log the hours. Your workflow should improve with each track and you will develop your own philosophies and approaches to the different modules of building a remix. I hope that all of you come away from this course with a better handle on how to construct a remix in Logic Pro. Take the time to find your voice as a remixer, you do not want to sound like ten another remixers remixing in the same style as you.

As you spend more time working on your craft you will begin to find your signature tricks and sounds as a remixer. Feel free to search for more of my work on YouTube by searching Josh Harris and remixer.

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