Apple releases major Logic Pro X update with Live Loops, Step Sequencer

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Apple’s Logic Pro X saw a huge update today – referred to as the “biggest update” to the production software since its launch in 2013, by Apple themselves – with its latest edition, 10.5. Some of the most notable additions to the software with this update: a new live loops feature, the Step Sequencer editor, […]

Apple releases major Logic Pro X update with Live Loops, Step Sequencer

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Apple’s Logic Pro X saw a huge update today – referred to as the “biggest update” to the production software since its launch in 2013, by Apple themselves – with its latest edition, 10.5. Some of the most notable additions to the software with this update: a new live loops feature, the Step Sequencer editor, […]

Logic Pro X 10.4.5 update raises the track count into the thousands

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Apple has just released Logic Pro X version 10.4.5. Weighing in at 1.5GB, the update focuses on performance improvements and some new functionality. More efficiency For starters, an issue concerning mixer redraw has been dealt with, the result being increased responsiveness of the Mixer and Event List when handling large sessions. Additionally, projects with lots […]

Is there a major Logic Pro X update or Logic Pro 11 around the corner?

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Over the weekend, Apple released an update to Logic Pro X, version 10.4.4. It contained a few minor fixes and not much of note. The update’s timing is interesting, however, for Apple released it two weeks earlier than usual. Could this mean there’s something more in the works? At almost six years old, Logic Pro […]

The new Mac mini is the ideal starter Mac for music production

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After neglecting the little computer that could for close to 4 years, Apple is finally bringing the Mac mini back in line. The new Mac mini keeps its predecessor’s well-established aluminium unibody design, but it’s a totally different beast inside. Thankfully, rather than continuing in the 2014 model’s rather underwhelming direction, this time Apple is […]

Logic Pro X 10.4.2 update: Move the Sound Library to an external drive (finally!)

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Small by Logic Pro X standards, but supremely useful is how we’d describe the latest update to Apple’s $199 DAW. Version 10.4.2 adds the long-requested option of relocating LPX’s Sound Library to an external storage device so you can move those Apple Loops out of your SSD’s way and onto your bigger, but slower hard […]

How To: Smartphone Sound Design in 9 Simple Steps

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Where do you go when you’ve exhausted all the usual synth presets and drum sounds and you’re looking to be a little bit different? Dave Gale gets creative with smartphone sound design and demonstrates how you can discover new sounds that you’ll find lying around the house… A few years ago, a well known computer […]

Apple’s top-range MacBook Pro 2018 now supports up to 32GB of RAM

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Out of the blue, Apple announced upgrades to the higher-end 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with Touch Bar. The 13-inch model now has the latest quad-core Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with Intel Iris Plus 655 integrated graphics and up to 2TB of SSD storage. The 15-inch model is where things get more […]

Virtual Guitar Amp Software Round-up Part Three: IK Multimedia Amplitube 4

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In this third part of my virtual guitar amp roundup, I will be giving you my opinion and overview of IK Multimedia’s Amplitube 4. This bundle is just part of the Italian software developers portfolio and has a come a long way in the last 10 years, but has it kept up with more recently released […]

Virtual Guitar Amp Software Round-up Part Two: Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2

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In Part Two of my Virtual Guitar Amp Software roundup, I will be covering the recently released Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2. This new updated version of the software includes some pretty handy new IRs including the option for some licensed Celestion models of speakers, amongst other things. The first part covered Line 6 Helix […]