Beat mapping your project


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Beat mapping your project

Using Flex Time to make out of time region or performances work in a project is very cool, but sometimes you'll find yourself in a situation with a live band where tempo fluctuations occur naturally. The ebb and flow of the tempo when a band plays a song together, are a part of what makes a song feel live. In other words, you like the imperfect tempo and you want to keep it like that. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use the Beat Mapping features of Logic, and with these you can map out the grid of your Logic project to match these tempo fluctuations. The best way to start this process is to single out a drum part that has all the rhythmic timing elements clearly defined.

In this case, we'll use the Kick drum. The next step is to get a ballpark reading on the average tempo of the drum part. This will obviously change over the course of the song. We need to get a starting point. So on the Kick drum's Channel Strip, we're going to open an Insert. This is under Metering, a...

Beat mapping your project
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Beat mapping your project provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Logic Pro 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Logic Pro
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