IN THIS CHAPTER
Getting organized and productive
Using key commands and screensets
Saving time with patches and presets
Troubleshooting and mastering Logic Pro
Finishing a Logic Pro project is like completing a puzzle: You have to fit all the pieces together to see the final picture. Some parts of the game are more fun than others, so you need a good reason to see it through, such as the enjoyment of listening to your project come together. A better motivator is to make every moment that you create with Logic Pro a purposeful moment.
Start by giving your Logic Pro project deadlines and clear outcomes. If you don’t have a song to work on, create a learning project. I create projects to learn tools, workflows, plug-ins, and software instruments, in addition to songwriting and music producing. You’ll speed up your chops with experience, especially if your purpose is clear.
In this chapter, I offer practical tips to help you speed up your workflow and make more music.
I start almost every project by opening the project ...