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The only Apple-certified guide to Apple's popular music composition software, completely revised and updated.
--The No #1 selling training guide to Apple's Logic music software.
-Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of music composition, with hands--on projects to complete as you go.
-The only Apple-certified guide to Logic Pro 9 and Logic Express 9 and official curriculum of the Apple Pro training program.
Completely revised and updated for Logic Pro 9 and Logic Express 9, this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and polish music files with Apple's professional audio software. Veteran music producer David Nahmani's step-by-step, instructions teach readers everything from basic music creation to advanced production techniques using Logic's software synthesizers, samplers, and digital signal processors.
Using the book's DVD files and either Logic Pro 9 or Logic Express 9, readers will begin making music in the first lesson. Whether readers are looking to use their computer as a digital recording studio, create musical compositions, or transfer that song in their head into music that they can share, this comprehensive book/DVD combo will show them how.
Table of Contents
Building a Song
Lesson 1 Make Music with Logic Now!
Lesson 2 Recording Audio
Lesson 3 Editing Audio
Lesson 4 Recording MIDI
Lesson 5 Programming and Editing MIDI
Lesson 6 Programming Drums
Lesson 7 Manipulating Tempo and Time Stretching Arranging and Mixing
Lesson 8 Arranging and Preparing for the Mix
Lesson 9 Mixing
Lesson 10 Automating the Mix and Using Control Surfaces
Lesson 11 Troubleshooting and Optimization
Appendix A Using External MIDI Devices
Appendix B Keyboard Shortcuts (U.S. Preset)