Learn how to tame your MIDI performances with Velocity Processor in Logic Pro
Not all velocity values are played equal – some may be more drastic than others. Here’s a tool that can reduce the velocity range, should it be desired
Velocity is a great MIDI feature that can add expression to a performance. But if a performed part has a few velocity errors, you might have to open the MIDI region and manually edit the notes. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a MIDI compressor that could automatically reduce large ranges in velocity? Enter Logic Pro’s Velocity Processor.
In this Logic Tips video, Jono Buchanan breaks down Velocity Processor and shows you how it can be used to edit MIDI performances with ease. You’ll learn when to use it, and how to use it in both subtle and extreme variations for more natural-sounding music.
Throughout our Logic Tips series, MusicTech Logic guru Jono Buchanan explains the music production process using Apple’s professional DAW. We have 70 episodes covering topics such as:
- Record Capture
- Using Groups
- Adaptive Limiter
- Parallel Compression
- Channel EQ tutorial
- Understanding Compression
- Alternative sidechain compression
- Sidechained gates
- Slicing audio with EXS24
- Tuning audio with Flex Pitch
- Using the Evoc 20 Vocoder
- Modulation effects
- Articulation mapping
- Low Latency Mode
- Customising Smart Controls
- Creating your templates
- Remove spill between tracks
- Sidechain compression on vocal reverb
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.
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