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Listening to the final mix

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We've made it to the end of the line. We've remixed an entire song in Logic Pro. Let's go ahead and pull the original version out onto the Arrange window and right next to it we'll place our finished remix. I'll shrink the screen. I will mute out our remix for the moment, and play about 30 seconds of the original just to remind you where we started before we listen to our entire remix start to finish and enjoy where we wound up. (Music playing) Now, let's take a listen to our remix, all the way from the start until the very end.

Listening to the final mix

We've made it to the end of the line. We've remixed an entire song in Logic Pro. Let's go ahead and pull the original version out onto the Arrange window and right next to it we'll place our finished remix. I'll shrink the screen. I will mute out our remix for the moment, and play about 30 seconds of the original just to remind you where we started before we listen to our entire remix start to finish and enjoy where we wound up. (Music playing) Now, let's take a listen to our remix, all the way from the start until the very end.

(Music playing) It's always exciting to listen to the finished remix next to the original.

Essentially, what we've done is produced an entirely new musical track underneath a solitary vocal. It's not an easy task but it's both challenging and very rewarding, and I hope you have found this process as fun as I do.

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Remixing a Song in Logic Pro

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Josh Harris
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  1. 16m 14s
    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 39s
  2. 22m 51s
    1. Setting up your session
      2m 34s
    2. Determining and verifying source BPM
      1m 30s
    3. Lining up vocals over a kick drum
      5m 36s
    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 50s
    1. Using Apple Loops
      6m 8s
    2. Auditioning drum loops
      5m 46s
    3. Layering drum loops
      4m 45s
    4. Drum loops and drum programming
      6m 11s
  4. 19m 56s
    1. Chord changes and harmonic structure
      4m 18s
    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 19s
    1. The importance of arranging
      2m 26s
    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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