Music + Audio Production in Logic Pro X - The Complete Guide
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Music + Audio Production in Logic Pro X - The Complete Guide

Become a master at using Logic Pro X. Learn how to produce music and record & edit audio to a professional standard.
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Created by Rob Mayzes
Last updated 1/2017
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Includes:
  • 14 hours on-demand video
  • 15 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to record and edit audio to a professional standard in less time than any other DAW (because Logic Pro is super easy to use).
  • Consistently produce mixes that sound clear, powerful, and professional by following my step-by-step mixing system using stock plugins.
  • Write more music and edit more audio in less time by learning the little-known features of Logic Pro that will significantly speed up your workflow.
  • Spend less time fighting with the DAW and more time focusing on the music.
  • Discover the quickest and easiest ways to write music in Logic Pro.
  • Learn how to put together a song in under 120 seconds using Apple Loops and MIDI (even if you don’t know how to write music).
  • Stay in the creative flow and prevent mistakes from ruining your workflow and inspiration (by avoiding the common pitfalls that most people fall into when producing music in Logic Pro).
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Requirements
  • You can still enroll in this course even if you don't yet own a copy of Logic Pro X.
  • You will need a computer capable of running Logic Pro X.
  • You will need an internet connection to watch this videos.
Description

Want to produce professional quality music and audio using Logic Pro X?

By the end of this course, you will be able to use every feature of Logic Pro X with confidence. This will allow you to quickly and easily write, edit, mix and produce great music that sounds professional, polished and impressive.

Produce High Quality Music and Audio That Will Help You Achieve Your #1 Goals

  • Spend less time fighting with the DAW and more time focusing on the music.
  • Discover the quickest and easiest ways to write music in Logic Pro.
  • Consistently produce mixes that sound clear, powerful, and professional by following my step-by-step mixing system using stock plugins.
  • Learn how to put together a song in under 120 seconds using Apple Loops and MIDI (even if you don’t know how to write music).
  • Stay in the creative flow and prevent mistakes from ruining your workflow and inspiration (by avoiding the common pitfalls that most people fall into when producing music in Logic Pro).
  • Write more music and edit more audio in less time by learning the little-known features of Logic Pro that will significantly speed up your workflow.
  • Learn how to record and edit audio to a professional standard in less time than any other DAW (because Logic Pro is super easy to use).


The Complete Guide to Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X is a powerful piece of software. Learning it on your own or from free material on YouTube can take years, and it’s unlikely that you will ever explore the more powerful, advanced features.

For a fraction of the cost of Logic Pro X, you could take this course and avoid all of the wasted time and frustration that comes with figuring it out on your own.

If you are willing to invest in the software, it’s a no-brainer to spend a bit more on developing your own skills and knowledge.

This great piece of software is used by professional musicians and engineers around the world. It’s simple user interface makes it an absolute joy to use. It’s the easiest DAW to learn, yet it is also one of the most powerful.

Not only will you learn about composing music in Logic Pro, but you will also learn about recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. Every single step of the audio production process is covered and can be performed within the software.

After covering the absolute basics of digital audio production and sound recording, we’ll dive deeper into each topic.

Why Should You Take This Course?

  • Basic audio production and sound recording are taught, so you can take this course even if you are an absolute beginner. 
  • Absolutely everything is covered, from beginner to advanced topics, so don't hesitate to take this course even if you have been using Logic Pro for years. 
  • Produce, edit and mix your own music as you progress through the course with numerous activities and challenges scattered throughout.
  • The entire course is taught by a single experienced teacher - no confusing teacher changes halfway through.
  • Downloadable resources such as check lists, cheat sheets, project files and project templates are all included.
  • Personal support and access to the instructor. Get your questions answered.
  • Small one off payment, no subscription.
  • High quality information, all in one place. No more trawling YouTube for good tutorials.
  • Access anywhere, 24/7.
  • Over 14 hours of material.
  • Delivered in a way that’s entertaining and enjoyable.
  • No questions asked 30 day refund policy.
Who is the target audience?
  • This course IS for anyone who wants to produce their own music.
  • This course IS for anyone who wants to record and edit audio.
  • This course IS for voice over actors, dialogue editors and general audio engineers.
  • This course IS for anyone who wants to mix music in Logic Pro X.
  • This course IS for anyone who wants to record and mix music at home.
  • This course IS for professional engineers seeking to expand their knowledge of Logic Pro X.
  • This course IS for absolute beginners who have never recorded or produced audio.
  • This course IS for advanced users who have been using Logic Pro for years but want to further enhance their skills.
  • This course IS for people who don't yet own Logic Pro X but want to learn more about it.
  • This course IS NOT for people who use Windows computers.
  • This course IS NOT for people who don't care about the quality of their work.
  • This course IS NOT for live sound engineers.
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Curriculum For This Course
158 Lectures
14:11:24
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Course Introduction
3 Lectures 07:01
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Introduction to Logic Pro X
7 Lectures 16:46

What 'DAW' stands for and why you need a DAW to process music and audio.

Preview 01:59

The benefits of Logic Pro, and why it's better than other DAWs.

Why Logic Pro?
02:55

How to open up Logic Pro X and start a new project.

Creating a Project
01:55

Learn the purpose of each section of the interface.

Preview 04:13

Learn the channel layout and understand signal flow.

Understand Channels
05:01

Make Music in 3 Easy Steps
00:23
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Audio Production for Beginners (Optional)
8 Lectures 33:42

Learn about analogue vs. digital audio. How is audio converted into a digital signal and shared?

Understanding Digital Audio
07:04

Learn each piece of the recording chain.

Recording Equipment
04:08

The entire process of producing a song.

The Birth of a Song
02:39

Lean how sound travels around the environment. learn about reverb and reflections. Learn about the frequency spectrum (this is important).

Understanding Acoustics and The Frequency Spectrum
07:59

Learn how volume is measured.

Decibels, Distortion and Volume
03:28

An introduction to balancing, panning, EQ and compression.

Your Basic Mixing Tools
04:50

Common audio terms that you will come across.

Common Terminology
01:32

Test yourself on this section.

Audio Production Quiz
3 questions

Learn more about this great producer who uses Logic Pro X.

Preview 02:02
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Creating a Song
6 Lectures 30:53

An introduction to Apple Loops and how to use them.

Using Apple Loops
08:01

How to move around the workspace and work with audio.

Navigating The Workspace
05:23

Using the transport controls, the main key commands and cycle mode.

Controlling Playback
01:25

Using the marquee tool to delete sections and create breaks. Adjusting structure and moving parts around.

Finishing The Song
07:29

Organising your mix. Balancing, panning, plugins and exporting.

Basic Mixing and Exporting Your Song
08:23

Compose a song using Apple Loops and export a finished audio file.

Assignment - Compose a Song Using Apple Loops
00:12
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Recording Basics
8 Lectures 28:32

An introduction to the topic for the next two sections.

Preview 00:16

Creating channels, changing settings, recording.

Setting Up, Creating Tracks and Recording
06:21

Learn about monitoring the audio that you are recording, and using the built in tuner.

Monitoring and Tuning
03:50

Learn about general recording best practices.

My Top Recording Tips
03:23

Recording new takes and punch recording.

Preview 01:33

Important settings worth noting.

Recording Settings
09:35

Getting rid of unused audio.

Deleting Unused Audio
03:11

Assignment - Record Some Audio
00:23
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Editing Basics
6 Lectures 41:04

Learn about the various mouse tools.

Using Mouse Tools
14:55

Comping your tracks and adding fades.

Comping and Fades
06:51

How to acces the Audio File Editor, how to use it and its benefits.

Using The Audio Track Editor
04:47

Using anchor points and the flex tool.

Aligning Audio
07:59

Learn how to turn on and use Groove Tracks.

Improving Groove With Groove Tracks
03:07

Understand the various snap modes available in Logic Pro X.

Using Snap
03:25
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Using Drummer
7 Lectures 42:45

An introduction to the topic for the next few sections.

Preview 00:22

A brief overview of what Drummer is and how to get started.

Creating a Drummer Track
10:20

Arranging the drums to fit the structure of a song.

Drum Track Arrangement
10:28

Adjusting the drummer style and sounds.

Customizing the Drums
08:41

Using electronic Drummer profiles.

Using Electronic Drummers
05:30

Creating MIDI tracks and regions from a Drummer part.

Converting Electronic Drummers Into MIDI
07:07

Create a song using Drummer and Apple Loops in under 5 minutes.

5 Minute Song Challenge
00:17
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Using Virtual Instruments and Synthesizers
5 Lectures 38:49

Learn about the track type and how to use virtual instruments.

Creating Virtual Instruments
07:32

An introduction to this synthesizer and how to use it.

Using ES2
05:24

An introduction to this synthesizer and how to use it.

Using EXS24
13:27

An introduction to this synthesizer and how to use it.

Using Sculpture
05:29

An introduction to this synthesizer and how to use it.

Using Ultrabeat
06:57
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Recording MIDI and Using MIDI Devices
6 Lectures 26:18

Using external devices and recording MIDI.

Device Setup and Recording MIDI
08:36

Merging new performances into existing MIDI regions.

Merging Multiple MIDI Performances
03:57

Learn about quantization and how to apply it in Logic Pro X.

Fixing Timing Issues with Quantization
07:12

Recording multiple MIDI takes and comping them.

MIDI Takes and Comping
02:20

How to setup Logic Remote on your iOS device.

Setting Up and Using Logic Remote
01:58

Choose your favourite synth line, import it into Logic pro and replicate it.

Challenge - Recreate Your Favourite Synth Line
02:15
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Advanced MIDI Recording (Optional)
4 Lectures 21:55

How to create layered sounds and programmer a split keyboard.

Creating Layered Sounds and Split Keyboards
05:43

Mapping external hardware to control specified parameters.

Adjusting Smart Controls and Mapping Them To MIDI
07:47

Learn about this recording mode and its uses.

Nail Any Performance Using 'Step Input' Mode
03:18

An introduction to these functions and their uses.

Using Note Repeat and Spot Erase
05:07
19 More Sections
About the Instructor
Rob Mayzes
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Audio Professional & Entrepreneur

- Professional mixer and musician. Founder of Musician on a Mission, an online learning resource for musicians and home recordists with over 25,000 subscribers.

- Successful entrepreneur and co-founder of Sweet Marketing, a global social media management agency.

I worked in a range of studios in London thorough my teenage years and early twenties, both as an professional engineer and musician...

But then my interests shifted to building businesses, and eventually teaching!

So, now I want to help YOU to achieve your biggest music and business goals. Let's do this :)