Get to grips with noise gates in Logic Pro X

In this video tutorial, we look at using noise gates within Logic Pro X to decide which noises can be heard, and which can’t.

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This isn’t the first time we’ve looked at gates in our Logic Pro Tips series. A few months back, our Logic Pro expert, Jono Buchanan, showed us how to use sidechained gates. This time, we’re diving a little deeper, getting to the crux of what a gate is truly capable of.

Jono breaks down the concept of a noise gate, explaining and demonstrating how noise gates only allow sounds above a user-defined threshold to be heard. Jono also explores the real-world use cases of this technique, and why it could be essential in a lot of your tracks.

In our Logic Pro Tips series, MusicTech’s Logic expert Jono Buchanan breaks down music production on Apple’s professional DAW. Other episodes posted so far include:

Jono Buchanan is an Apple Certified instructor, with tons of experience under his belt. He’s a professor in Guildhall’s Electronic Music Department, teaching BMus Year 2 Dance Music project for Electronic Music’s Principal study course. Outside of that, he also produces and composes for various projects and writes reviews for MusicTech magazine too. He now also makes awesome weekly tutorials for Logic Pro X!

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