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Making Logic Pro's Synth Plugins Sound Analog
Understanding how to detune oscillators in a synthesizer is key to getting your own unique sounds. In this short video, Mo Volans takes you through the fundamentals.
Jan. 2, 2018
How to Create Future Bass SuperSaw Chord Sounds in Logic
Logic's ES2 is a powerful and adaptable synth. In this tutorial, Gary Hiebner shows you how to use it to make a cool sounding future bass supersaw chord patch.
Oct. 16, 2017
Review: Logic Pro X 10.3
New GUI, TouchBar support, and much more from selection based processing to track alternatives to more busses to improved workflow with sidechaining, Logic Pro 10.3 aims high. Does it hit the target?
Jan. 19, 2017
Using the ES2 Modulation Matrix in Logic Pro
Joe Albano takes an in-depth look at how to make the most of Logic Pro's ES2 modulation matrix in this tutorial. If you're serious about modulation, this tutorial is for you.
Feb. 2, 2015
Steal the Queen B's Lead: Create a Beyonce Style Synth in Logic Pro
In three simple steps you can sound like Beyonce... well, not like her, but a distinctive sawtooth synth sound from her recent song, 'Blue'. G. W. Childs shows you how using Logic Pro's ES2.
G.W. Childs IV
Mar. 14, 2014
Bending Sounds in Logic Pro
There's a bunch of cool EDM sounds you can make using Logic's ES2. In this excellent tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to get that pitch bend riser-style EDM lead sound. A MUST read!
Nov. 12, 2012
Logic Pro Challenge: Writing a Track Using Only One Synth
There's a multitude of plug-ins, loops and instruments begging to be used in your next track. Ever wondered whether you can use one synth only in your next production? Gary Hiebner gets all minimal.
Aug. 27, 2012
MPV Free Stuff: Download Logic Pro's ES2 Patches Electricity
Mo Volans has produced 10 Logic Pro ES2 patches that contain a raw electric edge. You'll find pads, leads and basses in there covering a wide range of genres. log-in, sign-up (for free) and enjoy!
Jul. 12, 2012
How to Build a Layered Instrument in Logic Pro
Layering synths or sampler instruments can make fatter sounds, and also add sonic variations to your songs. In a few simple steps in Logic's Environment, Gary Hiebner creates a huge layered instrument
Jun. 1, 2012
Logic Pro: Creating ES 2 Vector Sweeps
Knowing how to make synced sweeps is useful for more than just EDM. Darren Burgos demonstrates how the Vector Envelope in Logic Pro's ES 2 can be used to achieve this and more.
Mar. 6, 2012
Sound Design: Sexy Boy by Air in Logic Pro
Ever wanted to re-create that fun formant-style Bass sound from Air's seminal "Sexy Boy" track? In this mammoth tutorial, Richard Lainhart digs deep to show you how in Logic or any DAW!
Oct. 9, 2011
Sound Design: Synth from 'Dance Wiv Me' by Dizzee Rascal
Richard Lainhart breaks open Logic Pro's ES2 and shows how to recreate one of the synths from the Dizzee Rascal hit, 'Dance Wiv Me' featuring Calvin Harris.
Sep. 14, 2011
The Building Blocks of Logic's ES2 Synth
Programming your own synth sounds in Logic's ES2 doesn't have to be scary! Using the presets under 'Tutorial Settings' can help speed up the process. It can also be very fun. Read on to learn more.
G.W. Childs IV
Aug. 31, 2011
Sound Design: Re-Create Benny Benassi's 'Cinema' Chord Stab Synth in Logic
Learn how to recreate the Benny Benassi "Cinema" chord stab synth using Logic's ES2. Richard Lainhart gives in-depth explanations for the settings and sceenshots to help you follow along.
Aug. 24, 2011
Sound Design: Re-Create Daft Punk's "Around The World" Synth in Logic
Daft Punk's "Around The World", released in the late 90s was a big hit. As well as inspiring countless tunes & remixes, it inspired Richard Lainhart to recreate the key synth hook.
Aug. 5, 2011
Sound Design: the Black Eyed Peas' Dirty Bit Synths, Part 2
In Part 2 of this Quick Tutorial, we'll be looking at how to reproduce another synth sound from a recent pop hit...
Jun. 22, 2011
Sound Design: Black Eyed Peas Dirty Bit Synth in Logic Pro, Part 1
In Part 1 of this Quick Tutorial, we'll be looking at how to reproduce a synth sound from a recent pop hit, The Black Eyed Peas "The Time (Dirty Bit)"...
Jun. 17, 2011
Sound Design: Making an Old School Snare in Logic
Recently I wrote a tutorial on how to quickly make an electro kick drum in Logic Pro. If you recall, the exercise merely utilized a few iterations of Logic's Klopfgeist with a bit of effect.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 9, 2011
Sound Design: Re-Creating Daft Punk's "Robot Rock" Synth Sound in Logic
Daft Punk's synth sounds, simply rule (a comment I'd like to make about their music in general). Let's find out how to re-create the sound used in Robot Rock using Logic's ES2 analog synth plugin.
May. 18, 2011
Softsynth - Logic ES2
Spot the Preset - My Favourite Musical Game There's a game all music producers play from time to time, whether they know they are doing it or not. The game is called "Spot the Preset" ... Have you ev
Mar. 17, 2010
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