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Loudness Normalization: Part 3 – Logic’s Loudness Meter

If you bounce your mix in Logic (or any other DAW), you have to know about “Loudness Normalization” – SERIOUSLY. No matter whether your mix will be played on the radio or Spotify, if you upload it to your YouTube channel, or just listen to it in your iTunes Library, your mix will be affected and you better know how. In this three-part series, I will explain all the details. Part 3: Logic’s Loudness Meter.

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Loudness Normalization: Part 2 – The Standards

If you bounce your mix in Logic (or any other DAW), you have to know about “Loudness Normalization” – SERIOUSLY. No matter whether your mix will be played on the radio or Spotify, if you upload it to your YouTube channel, or just listen to it in your iTunes Library, your mix will be affected and you better know how. In this three-part series, I will explain all the details. Part 2: The Standards.

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Loudness Normalization: Part 1 – What’s The Problem?

If you bounce your mix in Logic (or any other DAW), you have to know about “Loudness Normalization” – SERIOUSLY. No matter whether your mix will be played on the radio or Spotify, if you upload it to your YouTube channel, or just listen to it in your iTunes Library, your mix will be affected and you better know how. In this three-part series, I will explain all the details. Part 1: What’s the Problem?

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Focusing Too Much on Plugins can Cause Obesity

Everybody in the US knows about the “Food Pyramid.” It’s a diagram that shows the different food groups and how much serving of each group people should eat to maintain a healthy diet. At the top of the pyramid are the sweets and fatty foods that should be low on everybody’s consumption list, but unfortunately, that is exactly what most people are stuffing in their face in great quantities, causing obesity and all other sorts of health issues.

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“Logic Pro X – What’s New in 10.3” – 150 Pages of Every Detail

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The Graphically Enhanced Release Notes are now available as a 150 pages book “Logic Pro X – What’s New in 10.3“, at http://LogicProGEM.com. The book provides the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of all the new features and changes with in-depth explanations for this major update of Logic Pro X. Everything is well laid out with lots of unique diagrams and graphics and includes information and instructions not found anywhere else.

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Using the Touch Bar in Logic Pro X 10.3 without Having a Touch Bar

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The good news is that the brand new Logic Pro X 10.3 update provides super cool implementations for the Touch Bar. The bad news is that you need one of those brand new MacBook Pros that come with a Touch Bar … or do you? In this article, I show how you can still enjoy the loveliness of Touch Bar functionality in Logic Pro X 10.3, even if you don’t have a real Touch Bar (yet).

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Logic Pro X Tip: The Always-Available “Rehearsal Piano”

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When you record in Logic Pro X your singer or instrumentalist on an Audio Track and want to quickly play him or her the melody on your MIDI keyboard (for the 10th time!), you have to select or record-enable an Instrument Track and switch back the selection before hitting the Record Button. In this article, I show how to setup an always-available “Rehearsal Piano” in your Logic Project.

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New Book: “Logic Pro X – Tips, Tricks, Secrets #2”

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“Logic Pro X – Tips, Tricks, Secrets #2” is the brand new book in my Graphically Enhanced Manuals (GEM) series.

It is Vol.2 of my previous release “Logic Pro X – Tips, Tricks, Secrets #1”, and continues to reveal even more of Logic’s lesser known and sometimes hidden features and workflows that will supercharge your Logic workflow immediately – guaranteed

Check it out at www.DingDingMusic.com/Manuals

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New Book: “Logic Pro X – Tips, Tricks, Secrets #1”

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“Logic Pro X – Tips, Tricks, Secrets #1” is the brand new book in my Graphically Enhanced Manuals (GEM) series. After covering every aspect of Logic in my two best-selling manuals “Logic Pro X – How it Works” and “Logic Pro X – The Details”, I will reveal special, lesser known and sometimes hidden features in this new book that will supercharge your Logic workflow immediately – guaranteed.

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Logic Pro X 10.2 Update: Undocumented Changes

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The release notes that come with the Logic Pro X 10.2 update indicate how big of an updated this is. The list has over 250 items of new features, changes and bug fixes: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203718. However, this is not all. There are additional changes in Logic Pro X 10.2 that are not mentioned in the release notes. In this article, I will not only list those changes, but provide in-depth explanations for each of those topics.

Note: The contents of this article and additional unpublished information are available in a free PDF. To download, see this article: FREE PDF – Logic Pro X 10.2 Update: Undocumented Changes

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Pan Control: The Most Misunderstood Knob in Logic Pro

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The Pan Knob. Virtually every Channel Strip on a Mixer has one. It is an essential element of every mix, and pretty much everybody uses that control in every Project. But does everybody also understand what the Pan Knob really does? If you can’t answer that question, or want to check if your answer is right, then read on. All your future Logic Pro mixes might depend on it!

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