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Apple Logic Pro X Fundamentals

at Training Connection - Downtown

Course Details
$1,395 5 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jun 01, 9:00am - Jun 03, 4:30pm (3 sessions)

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Downtown, Downtown/Northeast
915 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1800
Btwn Harbor Fwy & S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, California 90017
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this logic pro training:

In this 3-day hands-on Logic Pro X training class you will learn to build, arrange, mix, and export audio for video soundtracks, musical compositions, sound effects design, and other audio tasks. This course covers audio recording, audio editing, software instruments and Apple Loops, MIDI integration, multitrack mixing, digital signal processing, and optimizing file output.

Course Outline:

INTRO: A Real-World Overview of Logic Pro X 

  • What is Logic Pro X, and who uses it?
  • Common Logic Pro X workflows
  • What media types can be mixed down and output from Logic Pro X?
  • Logic Pro X feature roundup
  • Logic Pro X technical requirements
  • Setting up a Logic Pro X hardware/software work environment
  • Bonus tips for a home or office studio.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Project Considerations

  • Boost/cut, dB, sample rate, frequency: Understanding audio terminology
  • Expanding Logic Pro X with third-party plug-ins
  • Using an iPad and Logic Remote with Logic Pro X
  • Understanding audio project workflow
  • Logic Pro X terminology and best practices
  • How does Apple Logic Pro X collaborate with Final Cut Pro X?

UNIT 1: Touring Logic Pro X: Setup

  • Launching Logic Pro X
  • Installing Libraries
  • Setting Logic Pro X Preferences
  • Selecting the Advanced Tools set
  • Exploring the Logic Pro X interface
  • Integrating a MIDI controller (provided)

UNIT 2: Logic Pro X: Project Overview

  • Starting a Logic Pro X project
  • Adding Apple Loops with the Loop Browser
  • Working with software instruments
  • Project navigation and transport controls
  • Building a musical arrangement
  • Multitrack mixing
  • Refining a mix with DSP plug-ins
  • Bouncing to a stereo master

UNIT 3: Recording Digital Audio

  • Recording voice direct-to-disc
  • Establishing digital audio recording settings
  • Buffer size, latency, and system overload
  • Setting and monitoring signal input
  • Recording a single track take
  • Using a metronome (“click track”)
  • Recording additional takes
  • Punching in and out
  • Deleting unused audio files

UNIT 4: Core Audio Editing

  • Assigning mouse tools
  • Editing and naming audio regions
  • Comping multiple takes
  • Adding fades and crossfades
  • Editing regions in the Audio Track Editor
  • Aligning audio to grids and beats
  • Using the Flex tool

UNIT 5: Recording MIDI Data with a MIDI Controller

  • Assigning a patch from the Logic Pro X library
  • Layering sound patches
  • Recording MIDI track data: pitch, velocity, and more
  • Quantizing: correcting the timing of a MIDI recording
  • Editing MIDI notes in the Piano Roll Editor
  • Merging recordings into a single MIDI region
  • Recording MIDI in Cycle mode
  • Recording multiple MIDI takes

UNIT 6: Arranging

  • Using the Loop tool to loop regions
  • Packing regions into folders
  • Cloning audio regions
  • Batch fades
  • Rendering multiple regions
  • Creating alternative arrangements
  • Adding and cutting sections for time
  • Cutting regions to eliminate noise

UNIT 7: Editing Pitch and Time

  • Setting tempo with tempo detection and the File Tempo editor
  • Establishing key signature
  • Using Smart Tempo to match audio file tempo to project tempo
  • Creating tempo changes and tempo curves
  • Groove tracks
  • Using Varispeed to change playback pitch and speed
  • Time-stretching regions and notes
  • Tuning vocal recordings with Flex Pitch

UNIT 8: Mixing, DSP, and Bouncing Mixes

  • Organizing windows and Track Stacks
  • Using screensets and the Screenset menu
  • Using the Amp Designer
  • Adjusting levels and pan
  • Submixing related tracks
  • Applying effects to track sections with Selection-Based Processing
  • Using EQ to shape frequencies
  • Creating acoustic space with delay and reverb plug-ins
  • Working with the Space Designer
  • Dynamic processing with compressor and limiter plug-ins

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.


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