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Alchemy Synth Fundamentals in Logic Pro

by Dan Anderegg

Have you ever opened a synth instrument in Logic or another DAW and been overwhelmed by the sheer mass of knobs and dials? This course will teach you how to use them like a pro in Logic's Alchemy synth. Software required: Logic Pro X-10.2.4 or later.

What you'll learn

Many digital audio workstation users who may be proficient on the software often don't understand how to really use a synth beyond just selecting a preset. In this course, Alchemy Synth Fundamentals in Logic Pro, you'll learn the different types of synthesis that Alchemy performs in Logic Pro X. First, you'll learn what a synthesizer is and what it does. Next, you'll learn how to manipulate and synthesize sounds using effects and processing. Finally, you'll learn how to create and use unique custom sounds that will set your music apart from everyone else's. Although this course is taught in Logic Pro X with Alchemy, the audio concepts are applicable to all synths, and by the end this course, you'll know how to use synth instruments to their full advantage in Alchemy. Software required: Logic Pro X-10.2.4 or later.

About the author

Dan Anderegg is a composer, professor of music technology, and an audio engineer. His music and recordings air on major US network television shows and short films. He holds a degree in piano performance and another in Film Music Production. He interned with the Emmy’s Foundation, and then began assisting composers and writing music for them in Los Angeles before breaking out on his own.

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