Music Production With Apple Logic Pro X

Overview

Faculty: Audio
Duration: 8 Weeks
Delivery: Online
Levels:
Beginner & Advanced
Start Date: Lvl 1: 5th Oct 2021 // Lvl 2: 7th Dec 2021
Course Director: Tony Perrey
Fees: €400
Certification: Pulse College Certificate 

COURSE CONTENT

LEARN HOW TO PRODUCE MUSIC USING APPLE’S FLAGSHIP APP, LOGIC PRO X!

The team from Windmill Lane Recording Studios is comprised of certified Apple Logic instructors as well as recognised producers and sound engineers. This is the perfect team to help you master the skills to take your productions to the next level.

  • Create beats and slice rhythms using Apple loops, Ultrabeat, Drum Machine Designer.
  • Create your own templates for different genres of music.
  • Learn the basics of music composition: chords, melodies, and harmony.
  • Get an in – depth understanding of the amazing synths, drum machines samplers on board Logic Pro X.
  • Learn how to record vocals and instruments with the Windmill Lane team in the iconic studio 1.
  • Learn how to edit audio and MIDI like a pro.
  • Learn how to do sound and music for movies.
  • Learn how to get impact, clarity and depth in your mixes.
  • Sit Apple Pro Logic official exam.

MUSIC PRODUCTION LEVEL 1

Week 1: Introduction to Logic
Week 4: Creating Beats
Week 7: Introduction to audio fx plug–ins
Week 1: Introduction to Logic
  • Hardware/ Software Setup
  • Introduction to the Logic Interface
  • Apple Loops
Week 4: Creating Beats
  • Creating beats using Drummer
  • Creating beats using Drum Machine Designer
Week 7: Introduction to audio fx plug–ins
  • Compressors
  • E.Q.
  • Reverb
  • Delay
Week 2: Recording & editing midi and audio
Week 5: Intro to music basics
Week 8: Using the mixer
Week 2: Recording & editing midi and audio
  • Track Editor
  • Using the Toolbox
  • Piano Roll Editor
  • Step Sequencer
  • Event Editor
Week 5: Intro to music basics
  • Chords, melody and rhythm, building a song from scratch
Week 8: Using the mixer
  • Sends, Inserts, submixing.
  • Exporting a mix
Week 3: Introduction to software Synths, Samplers and Drum Machines
Week 6: Intro to mics and microphone techniques (In Windmill Lane Studios)

MUSIC PRODUCTION LEVEL 2

Week 1: Advanced use of Virtual instruments 1
Week 4: Using audio processors effectively
Week 7: Automation and Smart Controls
Week 4: Using audio processors effectively
  • Compressors & E.Q – Shaping your tone and dynamics
  • Reverb and delay – Achieving depth
  • Modulation and Harmonic – Warmth and movement in your sounds
Week 7: Automation and Smart Controls
  • Automation modes
  • Automation parameters
  • Smart Controls
Week 2: Advanced use of Virtual instruments 2
Week 5: An introduction to mixing
Week 8: Intro to Movie workflows
Week 5: An introduction to mixing
  • premixing, monitoring, masking (In Windmill Lane Studios)
  • Achieving clarity, punch and presence
Week 8: Intro to Movie workflows
  • Importing a Movie
  • Extracting Audio
  • Bouncing Audio to Picture
Week 3: Editing pitch and time
Week 6: Live performance using and Mainstage
Week 3: Editing pitch and time
  • Flex Time
  • Flex Tool
  • Quantizing Audio
Week 6: Live performance using and Mainstage
  • Hardware and software setups for live and online performances

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Tony Perrey

Tony has been a recording and mixing engineer for over 20 years. He qualified as a Pro Tools Expert instructor in 2007 and an Apple Logic Instructor in 2008. Tony heads the audio and academic team in Pulse College and Windmill Lane Recording Studios, and is the ideal person to guide you through all aspects of music tech, recording and mixing.

Jan Pfitzer

Jan Pfitzer is a Germany-based composer, sound designer and audio engineer. He holds two Master Degrees in music, studied in Ireland, Germany and Tokyo and tried to explore as many different musical and sonic worlds as possible. Besides his work in media music, he is lecturing music production with Logic Pro X and electronic composition at the University of Music Karlsruhe and at the Filmscoring Academy of Europe in Sofia

HOW TO APPLY

Admissions

This course is a direct application course. Applications are currently taken through the Application Form below. Upon receiving your application form our Admissions Team will be in contact. No industry experience is required and applicants may be accepted without formal academic qualifications. If you wish to gain further insight into what this course has to offer, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Start Dates

8 Week Course:
1 night a week (Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 9pm).

Level 1 start date is 5th Oct 2021

Level 2 start date is 7th Dec 2021

Requirements

Apple Mac Computer running Apple Logic Pro

A broadband internet connection

Camera preferable but not mandatory

Logic Pro X book: “Logic 10.5” by David Nahmani – Available Here

The programme is designed for all ages and skill levels, whether you are new to the industry, looking to up-skill, or wanting to learn new skills and enhance your career options within the Audio industry. No industry experience is required and applicants may be accepted without formal academic qualifications.

Interview Process

There is no interview application for this course but we would be delighted to invite you in for a private tour of our campus; to meet our course lecturers and gain further insight into what our course has to offer.

I have learned more about the music industry and how it functions in these last 8 weeks than I did in 4 years studying elsewhere. Great value for money and the lecturers are very knowledgeable.
Google Review

Alan Martin
Dublin

FEES

Irish / EU (Residing in Ireland)

Total Cost: €400
*Full Payment Required to Confirm Place

International / EU (living outside of Ireland)

“Total Cost: €449
*Full Payment Required to Confirm Place
Optional: Apple Logic Pro Exam additional €100

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