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Using the exercise files

From: Remixing a Song in Logic Pro

Video: Using the exercise files

If you are a premium member of the Lynda.com Online Training Library or if you're watching this tutorial on a DVD-ROM, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. I will open up the Exercise Files folder, and inside the Audio Files folder are all of the external audio files necessary for this course. Right below the Audio Files folder are the Chapter folders that correspond to the Table of Contents for this course. I will open up Chapter 2 and show you that there is one session for each movie in the chapter.

Using the exercise files

If you are a premium member of the Lynda.com Online Training Library or if you're watching this tutorial on a DVD-ROM, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. I will open up the Exercise Files folder, and inside the Audio Files folder are all of the external audio files necessary for this course. Right below the Audio Files folder are the Chapter folders that correspond to the Table of Contents for this course. I will open up Chapter 2 and show you that there is one session for each movie in the chapter.

I've also taken the time to print a wave file of the finished remix. All of the sampler instruments and samples needed for this course are contained in these folders, and this is the final Logic session for the finished remix. If you're a monthly member or annual member over lynda.com, you don't have access to the exercise files, but you can follow along from scratch with your own assets. Let's get started.

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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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