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Led Zeppelin Plagiarism – Copy, Right?

Led Zeppelin Plagiarism – Copy, Right?

Dennis, our Logic Pro Expert site editor, sent Doug and I an interesting article a couple of days ago. It concerns a pending copyright suit against Led Zeppelin that alleges the song “Stairway To Heaven” was stolen from the song “Taurus” by a band called Spirit, whom they were touring with at the time. We’ve been talking back and forth about it, and it not surprisingly lead us to a discussion on the larger question of what constitutes an original idea versus stealing. Following are some thoughts we’ve been bouncing around.

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Logic Pro X 10.0.7 – Snapshot Automation

logic pro x 10.0.7 snapshot automation

Logic Pro X 10.0.7 has so many great enhancements it’s easy to overlook the powerful addition of snapshot automation. They don’t label it as such, but it is present by way of four new, very useful, key commands. I’m dating myself here, but for those of us old enough to remember, the only way to accomplish snapshot style automation previously was by cabling up channel splitters, tracks, and ports in the Environment. It was so obtuse, it was rarely used.

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IK Multimedia EQ 73 and EQ 81 Review

IK Multimedia EQ 73 and EQ 81 Review

There is a new era emerging in the plug-in EQ universe. We’ve all seen and heard the emulations before, and they’re great. But IK Multimedia is breaking new ground with their EQ 73 and EQ 81 T-RackS modules. Based on classic Neve 1073 and Neve 1081 channel strips, IK Multimedia have beautifully and faithfully modelled not only their tonal characteristics, but also the preamp stages of these units. This may not sound like a big deal, but it is.

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How to Search for Logic Pro X Project Alternatives

Alternatives

Many of us are using Logic Pro X Project Alternatives to create alternate versions of projects. It is a simple and intuitive way to easily save and recall project variations. Logic Pro X gives us the ability to attach meaningful names to each alternative that can be as unique from the actual project name as desired. They can be related to the project name, which I personally find to be useful for my workflow, or the alternatives can be named something completely different.

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The Future of Logic Pro X – Calling All Sleuths!

logic pro x record to sampler

Dennis, Doug, and I have been uncovering some mysterious Logic Pro X artifacts in the past few days. Could these be clues as to what’s in store for us down the road? On their own, they are nothing. In fact, even together they could be nothing. Or, they could be something. But hell, speculating is fun! We invite you to do your own sleuthing and share your hypothesis on the future of Logic Pro.

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Your Questions , Our Answers – Setting Up a Headphone Mix

universal audio apollo interface

One of our readers asked the following question regarding setting up a headphone mix in Logic Pro X.

As a long term Pro Tools user who also needs to use Logic Pro X, I’m struggling to create a stereo headphone mix to send to a separate recording room. I am trying to figure out how to do this, so that when I solo or mute a channel in the control room, it doesn’t do the same in the headphone mixes. I tried to create 2 pre-fade sends to separate outputs on my Universal Audio Apollo audio interface but they don’t act like I expect them to. Can you help?

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7 Tips on How To Practice Your Instrument

practice an instrument

In this article on Logic Pro Expert, Groove3 trainer Eli Krantzberg is going to share with you some ideas on how to practice your instrument, and how to optimize whatever limited time we have to do so. It doesn’t matter if you play three chord guitar, jazz piano, rock drums, concert violin, or if you are a death metal vocalist. These are general principles that apply to us all, and that we can all benefit from.

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