The Alchemy software synthesizer first arrived with Logic Pro X 10.2. In this Logic Pro X 10.2.1 update tutorial audio engineer Scott Hirsch explores the new drag and drop from apple loop libarry to perforn spectral synthesis. While in spectral mode, Scott explores the eleven new spectral effects available in the updated Logic.
- [Voiceover] Apple completed a pretty…extensive overhaul to the stock set of plugins…that come with the app, changing both…the UI itself and the functionality and the…way we can organize them.…First, let me show you how the plugins are organized.…If I go into Logic Pro X under preferences,…down at the bottom we have the Plugin Manager.…Now, this opens a list of what plugins are…installed into Logic, and also, we can change…how they're organized.…So, this is from 10.2, we got the ability…to put different folders and control…what's in those folders.…
So, for example, I could go ahead and make…a new category and name them Scott's favorites.…Then from here, I could pick certain plugins and drop…in plugins to my favorites folder.…Now, what's new in Logic 10.2.1 is that now…we can actually reorder these.…So, until now, they were just alphabetically…organized, and my Scott's favorites was…down at the bottom.…Now, we can grab it and drag it right…up to the top, so it's the first category…that shows up, and if I click done,…
Join Scott Hirsch as he dives into Logic X's powerful new synth workstation, Alchemy. From there, you'll be guided through all the key features available in the newest feature set (10.2.1), including enhancements to Drum Machine Designer, new arrangement marker techniques, and techniques to back up and share your Logic projects with the outside world using the groundbreaking new integration with Gobbler and Apple Connect. Your workflow will be improved creatively as well, with a look at new overlapping recording modes for both cycle and non-cycle modes. Scott also explores to the ten new drummer personalities and Drum Machine Designer, as well as the improved Retro Synth and the brand-new Mellotron software instrument, powerful MIDI editing and sequencer features in the revamped Piano Roll Editor, and the enhanced Mixer (now with VCA faders and easy viewing of your Track Stack components). You'll see these and many more enhancements that make Logic Pro 10.1, 10.2, and 10.2.1 instant, must-have 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.