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  • Making a Trap/Hip Hop beat – *Beat making video

    Today I was in the mode for some Trap and decided to record my production process. In the following video you will see me trying to figure out patterns and then lay them down to create a banging Trap beat. For your viewing pleasure, since you were apart of the session you can download the […]

  • Cutting frequencies with your EQ

    The rule of thumb many audio experts believe is that cutting with an EQ is better than boosting. Cutting doesn’t impact the headroom available on the mix (it usually gives us more), and some EQ designs have phase issues when boosting. EQ play’s an important role in mixing and should not be overlooked. Almost all live recording’s carry unneeded low […]

  • How To EQ Kick and 808

    Todays tutorial will be a follow up to last weeks tutorial on designing 808s. I have been getting many questions asking how to mix the kick and 808 together properly. The video below will show you how to EQ the kick and 808 together where each has their own spot to live in the frequency […]

  • Sample Saturdays – Glitch Hop drums

    Glitch Hop is a style of electronic music where the deliberate use of glitch-based audio, and other sonic artifacts is put into each track. Glitch Hop has a close relation to 2-step, broken beat and drum and bass. The music generally features syncopated drums with edgy bass lines with a few high pitch synths thrown in to spice up the mix. Click […]

  • Make your mix loud for radio play

    Logic Pro’s Adaptive Limiter is a tool for controlling the loudness of your records. It works by rounding and smoothing peaks in the signal, producing an effect similar to an analog amplifier being driven hard. You can use the Adaptive Limiter to get maximum gain, without introducing digital distortion and clipping.

  • Stereo spread for wide mixes

    Stereo image processing is a mostly used when mastering to extend the stereo base to make the mix sound “wide.” A “widening” effect is achieved by distributing a  number of frequency bands from various middle frequency ranges to the left and right channels. This ultimately increases the perception of stereo width without the mix sounding unnatural. However, phase issues may […]

  • Logic Pro – Beginners Shortcuts Guide

    Using shortcuts in Logic Pro is a must for any producer and/or engineer. Speed is everything when you are in the studio and musical momentum will not wait for a slow engineer. Once the artists’ inspiration is there, you as a producer/engineer must be ready to capture that moment… Quickly without interruption. Musical inspiration can spark at […]

  • Tap tempo

    The tempo is usually the first parameter a producer will adjust when making a beat. Usually, the producer will have on how fast the song will be. Slow, fast or even mid-tempo? The tap tempo feature in Logic Pro allows the producer to tap the tempo straight into logic. This removes the guess work involved when trying to […]

  • Create a custom sample kit from live audio

    Music is all around us and inspiration can spark at anytime. Logic gives you the ability to record live sounds and automatically chop up your recorded audio into separate one-shot regions (using Logic’s Strip Silencer). In this tutorial we will get creative and record a completely unique drum kit.

  • How to: Parallel compression – New York drums

    When it comes to processing drums, parallel compression is a technique that outputs incredible results using any DAW. The technique varies from application to application but the general idea is there. This effect originated from New York to produce larger than life sounding drums. The parallel compression track will be used to add a heavily compressed version of […]

  • Create a trippy hip hop beat like Drake

    At times, hip hop beats are simple, and other times not so simple. Sometimes we hear sounds we wish we were able replicate and figure out how the producer made that sound. Logic’s Sculpture is a powerful synth that simulates physical models of acoustic instruments. Few (including myself) Logic users actually use Sculpture because at first glance, it looks […]

  • Import entire preset folders into Logic Pro plug-ins

    Have you ever wondered how to import  downloaded plug-in presets you could easily access  plug-in menu itself?  Stop loading presets one by and one and start importing your entire preset folders easily by copying the folder to this folder path: Library >> Application Support >> Logic >> Plug-in Settings >> (from here you can choose which plug-in your presets are […]