Chapter 1

Getting Logic Pro Up and Sprinting

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the benefits of creating with Logic Pro

arrow Getting into the Logic Pro mindset

arrow Developing a productive workflow

arrow Setting up your Logic Pro studio

The joke used to be that Logic Pro wasn’t logical. I would argue that it was logical but not intuitive. Nowadays, you can’t make that joke without dating yourself because Apple, which is known for making the complicated simple, bought Logic Pro from Emagic in 2002. The product just keeps getting better and better.

You’ll find that creating music with Logic Pro can be a straightforward and rewarding experience. One caveat: As you explore Logic Pro, remember your desired outcome. With so many bright and shiny objects in this deep and powerful app, getting distracted is easy. But if you keep your musical and learning goals in mind, you’ll discover why Logic Pro is responsible for so many Billboard hits.

Take command. Logic Pro listens.

In this chapter, you discover why Logic Pro users are proud, productive, and ready to play. You’ll understand how to plan your creations, ...

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