Learn how to sequence your sounds with Logic Pro X’s Arpeggiator
Get to grips with Arpeggiator, experiment with direction, rate, sustain pedals, variation and more.
Sometimes referred to as a broken chord, an arpeggio is a great way to transform a chord into a more interesting, rhythmic part. Logic Pro X‘s Arpeggiator MIDI effect is a quick way to achieve ascending and descending sequences from a few notes. In this week’s Logic Pro Tips video, Jono Buchanan shows you the ins and outs of the device to provide you with a solid understanding of its power. You’ll learn how to manipulate direction, rate, variation and more. Once you’ve transformed your chord into a beautiful arpeggio, you’ll learn how to use Grid mode to create short sequences.
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:
- Automation basics
- Channel EQ tutorial
- Understanding Compression
- Alternative sidechain compression
- Sidechained gates
- Using Logic’s distortion
- Phat FX
- Slicing audio with EXS24
- Tuning audio with Flex Pitch
- Using the Evoc 20 Vocoder
- Introducing Space Designer
- Modulation effects
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!