Synopses & Reviews
Logic Pro 9 is an industry leader, featuring a comprehensive selection of software synthesizers that allow you to create almost any sound you can conceive of. But the sheer number of options can be overwhelming--even expert synthesizer users need a guide to appreciate the full power of Logic's synths. That's where USING LOGIC PRO'S SYNTHESIZERS comes in. First, you'll master the simple synthesizers, which will make the essential components of synthesis clear to you. Then, you'll build on that knowledge to learn how to use the more complex synths. In addition, you'll learn about hidden capabilities in the various synths. All the while, you'll be listening to the sounds you create, further cementing the principles of synthesis in your mind. By the time you finish this book, you'll be able to approach almost any synthesizer you encounter with confidence and ease. Synthesis will be demystified!
"Using Logic Pro's Synthesizers" explores the synthesizers included in Apple's bestselling music composition program Apple Logic Pro 8. No other book focuses exclusively on the software instruments of Logic Pro. The book explores what each synthesizer sounds like, how it operates, and how to achieve the sonic results you want. It picks up where the user manual leaves off, giving users practical, sound-oriented advice on how to get the most out of each instrument.
About the Author
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!.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. A Brief Introduction to Logic Pro's Synthesizers 1. 2. Klopfgeist, GarageBand Instruments, and the External Instrument Plug-In 11. 3. ES M 23. 4. ES E 43. 5. ES P 55. 6. EFM1 67. 7. ES1 91. 8. ES2 117. 9. EXS24 mkII 185. 10. EVOC 20 Polysynth 261. 11. EVB3 281. 12. EVP88 329. 13. EVD6 345. 14. Sculpture 377. 15. Ultrabeat 471 Index.