From initial track laying through to mixing, sound design, and mastering Mark Cousins and Russ Hepworth- Sawyer bring you Logic Pro 9. By Highlighting the relevant parts of each application they take you through every step of the music creation and production process giving you all the tips, tutorials and tricks that pros use to create perfect recordings.
The book has full color screen shots illustrating the tools, functions and the new look of Logic Pro 9, and the companion website has audio samples and loops.
Logic Pro 9 covers more than just the software it will help you make the most out of every recording session, and will Illuminate and inspire you creative and sonic endeavors!
Table of Contents
1- The Logic Concept, 2- Logics Pages, 3- Getting Connected, 4- Starting a Project, 5- Audio Regions and Editing, 6- MIDI Regions, 7- Creative Techniques in Logic, 8- EQ, 9- Wave Burner, 10- Working with Multimedia, 11- Screen sets, 12- Installation Guide
Mark Cousins works as a composer, programmer and engineer, as well as being senior writer for Music Tech Magazine. His professional work includes composing music for some of the world's largest production music companies - including Universal Publishing Production Music - with broadcaster credits including BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4, Five, BBC World and Sky One, among others. He has also had works performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the East of England Orchestra, City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and the Brighton Festival Chorus, as well as having mixed several orchestral albums for BMG Zomba.
Russ Hepworth-Sawyer is a sound engineer and producer with extensive experience in all things audio. He is a member of the Association of Professional Recording Services and the Audio Engineering Society; a Fellow of the Institute For Learning (U.K.); and a board member of the Music Producer's Guild. Through MOTTOsound (www.mottosound.co.uk), Russ works freelance in the industry as a mastering engineer, a producer, writer, and consultant. Russ currently lectures part-time for York St John University and Barnsley College Online and has taught extensively in higher education at British institutions including Leeds College of Music, London College of Music, and Rose Bruford College. He currently writes for Pro Sound News Europe, has contributed to Sound On Sound magazine, and has written many titles for Focal Press.
Featured Author Profiles
"One thing that set's this book aside from the many others on offer is the layout. Cousins and Hepworth-Sawyer have taken a process-driven approach with each section loosely following the structure and order of the writing, production and mastering of a track.. Its in the closing chapters that things get especially interesting, with useful details on how to set up Logic's Environment. As a bonus there's an accompanying website with useful links and nearly 190MB of free loops. Well laid-out and packing plenty of tips and tricks for beginner and intermediate Logic users. 8 of 10 stars."--MusicTech Magazine
"Logic Pro 9 Audio and Music Production is a complete tutorial that will update existing users of the man new features, additional content (samples) and instruments now integrated into this program.. Essentially a guided tour with many full-color screen shots that (if you want) hold your hand through learning Logic or teach you new tricks if you're an old hand."--Music Connection