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Make yourself heard. Start making music with Logic Pro X. Author and Logic Pro insider Dot Bustelo walks through every facet of basic drum programming and beat making in Logic Pro, including choosing the right drum kit for the beat, recording, arranging, and quantizing. She shows off Drummer, the intelligent drum feature, for creating beats automatically. She then moves into Ultrabeat, Logic's built-in drum machine, and shows how to step sequence, design your own sounds, use your own samples, and create glitchy effects with the instrument. Then Dot dives deeper into making beats. She demonstrates how to make your own Apple Loops, time-stretch, quantize, and regroove audio as well as how to best add swing to your beats, fatten your sounds with drum replacement, and slice your samples. She then focuses on techniques specific to electronic music, including warping a beat with Space Designer and making DJ turntable effects with speed fades, and some retro groove tricks, including creating a human drummer feel with the Transform Editor and editing gate time. Dot wraps up the course by looking at a few more of the new beat making features in Logic Pro X, including the Arpeggiator and other MIDI plugins.
Hi. I'm Dot Bustelo and welcome to Making Beats in Logic Pro X. I'll start off with the basics of finding a drum kit, recording and quantizing a beat. And how to avoid losing your spontaneous creative ideas using Capture Recording. I'll also show you how to build the foundation of your groove with Drummer, and then with Ultrabeat, including dance music stutter effects. Next I'll share with you powerful techniques and tools for manipulating a beat such as time stretching, slicing, and mapping to an EXS 24 instrument.
Then I'll break down flex audio for quantizing and regrooving audio. In changing both song tempo and feel with the different flex modes. I'll show you how to side change logic's compressor and vocoder. And finally, I'll take you through the amazing MIDI plugins, like arpeggiator, modulator, and note repeater, to introduce subtle complexity to your projects. So if you're ready, I'm ready to get started with Making Beats in Logic Pro X.
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