The biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X – and it’s a free update!

According to Apple, Logic Pro 10.5 is the biggest update since Logic Pro X shipped in July 2013. (That’s seven years of free updates!) From the press release, Apple today unveiled a major update to Logic Pro X with a professional version of Live Loops, a completely redesigned sampling workflow, and new beat-making tools. With its collection…Continue reading The biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X – and it’s a free update!

Some Love (Mostly) for GarageBand

Link at “Musicians’ applause for Apple’s Garageband — which celebrates its 15th birthday this year, humbly, still living in the media shadow of many of the tech giant’s more glittering products — is similar across genres and skill levels. Artists from Radiohead to Kendrick Lamar have used the app to demo, produce and sometimes…Continue reading Some Love (Mostly) for GarageBand

iLok it or Not

First of all, copy protection. Manufacturers of music software seem to claim that a) music software is pirated more than “regular” software and/or 2) they are small developers and can’t afford to be pirated like Adobe, Microsoft, and Apple can. To their first point, I have never seen proof of the first claim, and I’ve…Continue reading iLok it or Not

Plugging It In

Do you need to buy third-party plug-ins when you have Logic Pro X? Short answer: Probably not. Longer answer: Logic Pro X comes with tons of plug-ins, both instruments and effects. Lots of instruments are well-covered in Logic, but some haven’t been updated for a number of years and some types just haven’t been covered.…Continue reading Plugging It In