Music Recording and Production with Logic Pro
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- Record, arrange, edit, mix, and create a professionally quality recording of their music.
- Understand the concepts of a Project Studio.
- The basics of music theory. Basic scales and chords are needed to know when using MIDI and creating music.
- How to compose any style, genre of music. Music can be simple as a folk song or as complex as desired. The course or the software is a learning tool for musical composition. Basic understanding of musical composition is helpful, but not required.
The course will cover all the main features of Logic Pro X, Apple Loops, Audio Recording, and MIDI Recording. These are the main functions to creating a professional quality recording with Logic Pro X. The course will give step by step screen tutorials of the basic functions of how to put these together to arrange a song. The course will also cover elements of a Project studio, such as the audio interface, microphones, and MIDI Controllers. By the end the course students will have learned how to create their songs and have a final mix down to share to friends, family, and the general public.
This is an excellent course for those who want to learn to produce their own music in their home Project Studio. Unlike most Digital Audio Workstations,Logic Pro X is user friendly and not as technical as Pro Tools and other similar software. Because of this user friendly environment it is also focused towards the music hobbyist, so therefore non-professionals who would like to record their music with high details and quality will benefit from this course.
The course is structured in a progressive manner with 6 major sections. The first section the student will learn the different windows and sections of Logic Pro X and also how to use Apple Loops in their arrangements. The second section covers the elements of recording audio tracks, including vocals, guitars, bass, and other musical instruments. Lectures involve in how to record, edit and add effects to the tracks. The third section covers the MIDI instrument elements. This is a powerful feature of Logic Pro X as it's MIDI capabilities goes beyond any other DAWs in the market. Students will learn the different methods of inputting MIDI data and how to create musical phrases and compositions with MIDI. The next section of the course students will learn the drummer, ultra beat and arpeggiator features of Logic Pro. The final part of the course covers the elements of mixing a song and creating a final file for sharing. Each section, students will have an assignment to create and produce a song with the new features they learn. By the end of the course with the progressive learning, students will have become a master of their own music production with Logic Pro X.
- Independent musical artists who want to record their own music.
- Composers and songwriters who want a DAW that is the best software focused on composition and arranging.
- Music Hobbyists who wish to understand and learn to use Logic Pro X in recording music.
The objective of this lecture is for students to have the overall picture and understanding of the different parts of Logic Pro. Students will have an understanding on how to navigate through each of the parts and what they do and how they are used.
Apple Loops is a powerful tool of Logic Pro. The objective of this lecture is for students to have the total understanding of what they are and how to use them in a session. A discussion of both Audio and MIDI loops will be covered and how search and find the correct types of loops for a project.
In this lecture students will learn about Audio Interfaces; what they are and how they are used. Students will learn about the different types available and which is best for them in their budget and for their use. In the course of this lecture, students will learn how to set up Logic Pro X to the audio interface and how to use it in recordings.
A powerful part of Logic Pro is the extenuative library of sounds that are created with pre-existing settings of plug-ins. Students can learn to explore this library and how they can use this as a foundation to change the parameters of each plug-in from the pre-sets.
The Drummer track is a new element to Logic Pro X. Students will learn and have the ability to create drums that sound like a real drummer. The plug-in has the ability to alter and edit how the drums are played and controlled for the performance. The tool also has the ability to change the type of drum set that will suit the genre and style of the song.
Arpeggio is a musical technique of making use of broken chords to make harp like sounds from a musical instrument. Students will learn to create their own custom arpeggios which they can add to an arrangement by use of MIDI instruments. Students will learn to add depth to their arrangements with patterns that will always sound musical.