Using the AutoFilter to morph your sounds in Logic Pro X
Learn how to modulate the frequency content of your instruments to create unique tones.
Jono Buchanan is back with another Logic Tips video, this time teaching you all about the AutoFilter in Logic Pro X. Filtering works the same way as EQ, removing frequencies in a sound that are perhaps unwanted. By using modulation options, like the LFO, built into AutoFilter, you can add movement to the frequency attenuation and create rhythmic sequences of sound shaping. The Cutoff and Resonance parameters are the main controls for achieving this technique; Jono breaks it all down in the video above.
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:
- Introduction to insert effects
- Auxiliary sends broken down
- How to use Apple Loops for inspiration
- Automation basics
- Channel EQ tutorial
- Understanding Compression
- Understanding Latch mode automation
- Three automation tricks
- Auxilliary automation tracks
- Alternative sidechain compression
- Sidechained gates
- Using Logic’s distortion
- Basic audio recording
- Basic audio in ESX24
- Flex Time editing
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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