Logic Pro X Power!: The Comprehensive Guide, 1st Edition

  • Kevin Anker
  • Orren Merton
  • ISBN-10: 1305073509  |  ISBN-13: 9781305073500
  • 448 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2009, 2006
  • © 2015 | Published
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LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is a thoroughly updated edition of this popular guide to Apple Inc.’s flagship software for computer music production, Logic Pro X. The most complete guide to Logic Pro X available, this book is both an introduction and reference to Logic’s essential features. All the issues and questions you’re likely to encounter while making music with Logic are covered simply and thoroughly. In addition, you’ll learn why Logic works the way it does—so instead of just reproducing steps mechanically, you’ll understand what you’re doing, leading you to true expertise and creativity with Logic Pro X. No matter where you are on the spectrum of Logic know-how, this is the book for you. If you’re a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to what Logic Pro X can do. More advanced users will find LOGIC PRO X POWER! an indispensable reference—the go-to resource covering all of the software’s features and functions. Build your Logic Pro expertise with LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.

Features and Benefits

  • Complete feature-by-feature explanation of Logic Pro X's functions and capabilities.
  • Includes complete coverage of Logic Pro X's newest features.
  • Covers use of MIDI and software instruments.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Logic Pro X.
2. A Quick Tour of Logic Pro.
3. The Logic Project.
4. Global Elements of Logic.
5. Transport Controls and Recording.
6. The Logic Pro Main Window.
7. Working with Audio and Apple Loops.
8. Working with MIDI.
9. Working with Software Instruments.
10. Using Automation in Logic.
11. Mixing in Logic.
12. Working with and Sharing Files.
13. Advanced Tempo Operation.
14. Working with Video.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kevin Anker

Kevin Anker is a longtime professional keyboardist. He has performed, toured, composed, sequenced, produced, engineered, and recorded for a variety of artists both nationally and internationally, including a long relationship with roots music label Severn Records and a variety of their acts, such as The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tad Robinson, and others. Kevin is the co-author of Logic Pro 8 Power! and Logic Pro 9 Power!, and he is the author of Using Logic Pro's Synthesizers and Logic Pro X Power!.

Orren Merton

Orren Merton, author of Guitar Rig 2 Power!, Logic Pro 7 Power!, GarageBand Ignite! and co-author of Logic 7 Ignite has been a computer musician since his days in U.C. Berkeley in 1988, and has been writing in the professional audio field for over five years. He has done technical writing for Emagic Soft- und Hardware GmbH, and writes for numerous American and British pro audio magazines. He has a master's degree in English from California State University, Long Beach. In between writing and consulting in the pro audio and computer music fields, he also helps moderate the Logic User Group, an online community of over 23,000 Logic users. Orren lives in Orange County, California and can be reached at