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Apple Logic Pro Audio Production

Apple Logic Pro Audio Production

London College of Communication
Taught by
Richard Coles


Whether you’re a professional musician or a bedroom pop idol, Apple Logic Pro X provides the software you need to need to write, record, edit and mix music.

The course aims to deliver a broad understanding of Logic’s functions and parameters in order to build a solid foundation in audio production. This will give you confidence in using Logic in a variety of audio projects.

Topics covered

  • Tour of the interface
  • Hardware setup
  • Working with tempo
  • Using editing windows
  • Mixer layout
  • Key commands
  • Zooming and magnifying
  • Audio instruments and effects
  • Working with the sample editor
  • Editing audio regions
  • Repeating audio regions
  • Working with sample rates
  • Audio formats
  • Types of saving
  • Time Line Based Operations
  • Metronome
  • Recording audio and midi
  • Merging and cleaning
  • Bouncing finished project
  • Mixing
  • Setting levels
  • Using the mixer
  • Creating fades
  • Using sends
  • Using the freeze function

Course outcomes

 By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles and terminology of work flow/time-line based audio production
  • Mix and edit sound using Logic’s functions including fade and freeze
  • Select the most appropriate tools to apply to your own projects with confidence

Who should attend
Musicians, sound artists and enthusiasts wishing to write, record or mix music

Beginner: You should have a basic knowledge of a Mac OS X but you do not need any experience using Logic.

Follow up courses
After you have completed this course you may want to take Video Editing with Apple Final Cut Pro X.

Customised training
We also offer bespoke Apple Logic courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.

Tutor Description

Richard Coles is an audio professional with 20 years experience in the audio industry. He holds both a BA and MA in Sound Arts and has worked with John Paul Jones, Grayson Perry, Channel 4, Susan Philips, David Toop, London Sinfonietta, Defuse, John Snow, Arsene Wenger, Helen Shehannan, The Guardian, Skill Set, The Barbican, Royal College Of Art, Central St Martins, London College of Fashion, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Cockpit Arts. 

This varied client list has led him to work in a variety of areas, these include, Sound Engineering Studio/Live, Pa Rigging, Podcasting, Sound For TV, Artist Installation Rigging and design, Audio Software Training Logic, Protools, Cubase, Ableton Live. 

In his creative work he enjoys improvisation, and building sound installations examples of these can be found at

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