How to remove spill from your recordings in Logic Pro 10.5

Get rid of unwanted sounds in a flash.

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Want more control over your audio clips? Of course you do. Maybe you want to remove unwanted noise from a drum take or an audio recording. The first option might be applying a gate, but that might not always completely remove the unwanted artefacts. What about slicing out the unwanted sounds from the audio region? That would be rather effective but can be a little time-consuming. Unless you use Logic Pro 10.5‘s Remove Silence From Audio Region function, of course.

In this Logic Tips video, Jono Buchanan shows you how to quickly define silence in your audio recording and chop it out with ease. He will also teach you how to restore and compare original versions and explain why else you would want to remove silence.

In our Logic Tips series, MusicTech Logic guru Jono Buchanan explains the music production process on Apple’s professional DAW. We have over 60 episodes covering topics such as:

Jono Buchanan is an Apple Certified instructor, with years of experience under his belt. As well as being a professor in Guildhall’s Electronic Music Department, he’s also a producer and media composer, and a trusted writer for MusicTech magazine.

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