Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Expanding on Retro and Mellotron magic, part of Logic Pro X New Features.
- As we've seen, Logic Pro X is rich…with drum machine and MIDI editing upgrades,…but I also want to touch on two very exciting additions…to Logic's instrument set.…In this movie, we'll explore some key additions…to the Retro Synth,…and we'll check out the new Mellotron instrument.…A throwback to an earlier era,…the mellotron was among the first sampler instruments,…a sampler being an instrument capable…of using pre-recorded sound to trigger with each note,…only the mellotron famously used loops…of tape for each note,…each with recorded tones on it.…
If the idea sounds crazy, it was.…But it did produce some of the most…sublime and original sounds in music history.…Take for example the opening of Strawberry Fields Forever,…or the flutes on Stairway to Heaven.…Logic Pro 10.1 now has a mellotron instrument of its own,…which you can combine two…of the famous mellotron tape sounds together…in one instrument.…Let's check it out.…I have this instrument track…with a MIDI sequence on it.…I just need to go into the library here,…
Join Scott Hirsch as explores features from the most recent versions. He guides you through using the Touch Bar, Track Alternatives, selection-based processing, the Alchemy and Gobbler integration, flex pitching, and more. Learn how to work offline with the Share to GarageBand option. See how to use the Drum Machine Designer to apply new arrangement marker techniques. Discover how to back up and share your Logic projects with the outside world using the new integration with Gobbler and Apple Connect. Take a look at new overlapping recording modes for both cycle and non-cycle modes. Tour an improved Retro Synth and the brand-new Mellotron software instrument along with powerful MIDI editing and sequencer features in the revamped Piano Roll Editor. Preview the enhanced mixer which now comes with VCA faders and easy viewing of your Track Stack components. Many more enhancements are also explored as Scott covers the capabilities found in these upgrades.
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 09/08/2015. What changed?
A: We added a brand new chapter called "What's New in 10.2?" that covers Alchemy and Gobbler integration, sharing on SoundCloud and Apple Connect, new drum loops and genres in Drum Designer, editing improvements, and the new arrangement markers in Logic Pro X 10.2.
Q: This course was updated on 03/01/2016. What changed?
A: We added six movies to cover the new features in Logic Pro X 10.2.1, including flex pitching and Drum Machine Designer enhancements. See Chapter 3 for the complete list.
This course was updated on 02/23/2017. What changed?
The features in 10.3 are now included as topics of this course.