Above & Beyond's Tony McGuinness says "...I've been using it for eighteen years in one form or another, the guys are much the same I think, so I guess because we're used to it, but it does allow you to do so much. There are lots of annoying recent bugs, especially automation chase issues and rogue cache pops and stuff like that, but it is so incredibly powerful and, with the key commands and multi window thing, really fast." He goes on to say the group uses Logic's ES1 synth and ESX24 sampler heavily in their productions. About the ESX24 he says "...we all know it so well you can get up and running so quickly. A lot of our pianos are just the Garageband Piano sound running in an EXS24." And of the ES1, "The ES1 is just fabulous, it’s in almost all of our productions somewhere."more
"What I love about Logic Pro X is that you can import channel strips, including MIDI and bus routing. The way Benno and I work is, everything is hooked up to an old Apple server upstairs from my studio. That houses all of my samples and it’s fast enough that I can work from one server and have two projects open and streaming from it at the same time. Then Benno and I can each open the same project and, search for bass lines, import entire channel strips with MIDI or audio information, automation, or whatever, and efficiently combine our ideas." - [Armin Van Buuren](http://www.uaudio.com/blog/armin-van-buuren).more
Dillon mentions in this Tweet and in a series of replies that while he still uses Ableton to write tracks, he is trying out Logic on the mixing side. Much to his dismay, while Logic has completely customizable key commands, he cannot find a complete mapping online to make the commands identical to Ableton (as he is trying to avoid spending a day setting them all manually).more
In a YouTube video Tha Bizness is seen using Apple's Logic Pro as their DAW running on their Apple MacBook Pro. Here they're producing the hit song "Sherane," sung by hip-hop sensation Kendrick Lamar. They take what they record into Native Instruments' Maschine, and export it into Logic Pro: "We'll export that into Logic as a waveform, and so we won't have to do too much EQing and too much other stuff in Logic, besides just sequencing the track and adding extra bits and pieces to turn it into a real track."more
"I actually write beats in Logic. I feel like the layout of Logic is much more, I guess, sexy. Ableton is definitely more intuitive, and you can do more with Ableton. I think eventually I'm gonna switch over, but it's a little bit of a learning curve to get the mixdowns sounding the same way they do in Logic... because Ableton is a little bit weird like that. I use all the stock logic EQs, I love em I think they sound great."more
It's unclear what version of Logic Pro Underworld uses currently, but back in 2000 they were on version 4.5. Rick Smith says "We've recently taken out a lot of things, partly because things became so cluttered, partly because the plug-ins that I use in Logic Audio are so brilliant. Audio effects plug-ins are fantastic things, they've made a huge difference. You can now run a mix in the computer that comes out in stereo, so the size of the console isn't really an issue."more
While Chromeo prefer vintage hardware synths in the studio, they turn to Logic to jot down ideas on the road: "The Logic people from Apple took me into a studio for a tutorial on Logic Studio. It’s pretty cool, and I intend to use it on the road for ideas. If I have something in my head that I want to get out, I can bust out Logic and with the included soft synths, I’ve got a great Wurlitzer sound, great Rhodes and Clav sounds, B-3 sounds, synth sounds, all that."more
I haven’t used it much yet because I'm finishing an album produced with 9. But first impressions are very good. It needed a re-style general.
64 Bit baby!!! Easy layout and great sound!
It's new. It's fresh and it runs all your 32 bit plugins like a dream with 32Lives installed. By far the best version of Logic I've ever used.
My optional sequencer software
In this photo from Mike Hawkins' Twitter, Mike has an instance of Sylenth (a 32-bit VST) open next to the "About" window for Logic Pro X. The purpose of the tweet is to show off how he was able to open a 32-bit plugin in X, thanks to a plugin called "32 Lives" which allows X to run 32-bit plugins (as X can only run 64-bit plugins without it).more
In this Instagram photo, Chocolate Puma is seen using Logic Pro X to do "Last minute mixing & editing for tonight's gig @ slake nyc ????". The interface of Logic Pro X puts the time and CPU meters on top, whereas in 9 and previous versions they were on the bottom. Additionally, the icon for the project file is designed differently from those of Logic Pro 9.more
In their Twitter photo, Matisse and Sadko greet their new DAW: "Hello X!" The layout and interface are also consistent with Logic Pro X (as opposed to 9, which did not have the same volume sliders on each horizontal track in the arrangement window and had the transport bar on the bottom instead of the top).more
He says: “The software tools within Logic X that I most often use include: NI Komplete (the whole suite and samplers), NI Massive, VPS Metrum (To make kicks), Logic’s ES2, EXS24, Xfer plugins (like LFO Tool), Sylenth1, FabFilter Pro Suite, EW/QL Symphonic Samples, Voxengo SPAN, iZotope Ozone (Just for analysis, not for actual processing)", in the second paragraph.more
The instagram picture indicates him using Logic in the studio. Also, in an interview he says : "i work with logic as mixing host, but route everything out to my mackie analog mixer and then back to logic to record the final mix. i just use hardware like a tc for mastering and a channel one for pre amp my mic when i do vocal recordings. software wise i use anything from silent,omnisphere,nexus, everything from native-instruments and for orchestra i use vienna" https://djnewsmag.com/interviews/item/3448-roger-shahmore
Havoc talks at 7:25 in this video about past gear and his musical roots "So Y'kno I left the Mp behind for sometime now, now I'm working with Logic." Judging by the upload date of this video, and the fact that Havoc says he likes to keep up with the times, he was most likely referring to X.more
Lost Frequencies actually confirms that his main DAW for Music Production is Logic Pro X __________________________________________________________ Second Source : https://youtu.be/FXjTDrE-_-Q?t=4m19s In this video Lost Frequencies says that he switched from GarageBand to Logic "I've changed the program, I'm Logic now" at 4:19 minmore
My primary writing environment is Logic X. I grew up on FL Studio and Ableton Live, but both of those programs were too unstable, narrow and inconsistent to trust with anything that was more than a 40 track arrangement. Logic is the best marriage of audio and MIDI partnership I've found...some of my friends use Cubase and ProTools, but I've not found either of those programs to be intuitive or cost-effective.more
Logic Pro X may be the successor to the much-beloved 9, but it doesn't succeed on quite as many levels. Yes, it has new plugins (including a fantastic vocal editor that directly rivals Melodyne) and sounds, and if you're new to production or have recently 'graduated' from Garageband, then these will serve you well. But existing Logic users will be turned off by a rehauled workflow that caters more to newbies and fans of other DAWs than the way we knew and loved, as well as a distinct lack of 32-bit plugin support (a much-beloved feature of the previous version, and a big reason why many who upgrade to X return to 9).
Logic Pro X gives a lot of nice features, but it's not so much an upgrade so much as a shift from the previous version.
Coming from Protools to Logic was not fun. I went to macprovideo.com & there's the keys to figuring out Logic with ease. I also recommend getting the keyboard cover for it from kbcovers.com
I've been using Logic since Logic 5, so I've invested a lot of time into the program's workflow. And while Logic X is a notable improvement from 9, I wonder if Apple went far enough to keep the program relevant in an age of Ableton Live and other programs. I'm not saying that Logic needs to be an Ableton clone, but more attention needs to be paid toward simplifying and smoothing out the workflow, and updating ancient legacy instruments like the ESX24 sampler.
I have goofed around on FL Studio and Cubase before but I really enjoy Logic Pro X. It was super easy to learn and get started, the plugins that it comes with are great! Logic Pro comes with pretty much everything you need right out the door, best investment I've made yet!
Honestly, I cannot even begin to describe how much I love this DAW. I am creating things in Logic that I never even imagined in other DAWs. It's interesting, because if I have an idea in my head, all I have to do is sit down, open Logic, and within ten minutes usually my idea is right in front of me. I have only been using Logic consistently for about three months, before that I used Reason. I still do, I have Reason 8, but honestly having used both (and acknowledging that they are both good for their own things), most of the stuff I make is dubstep/EDM and Logic is just unfathomably good at helping me put my ideas in the sequencer. I love it. I would pay Apple 5x the $200 price tag for this software (although, I am glad I don't have to.)
Perhaps one of the least expensive DAWs on the market (Save Reaper and Mulab), Logic is a real powerhouse and has lots of features that other DAWs don't have. Its ashame that its Mac only, and some of the plugins look a bit outdated, but its perhaps the most feature-ridden DAW I've ever used. The MiDI event window is especially powerful, and it comes with a ton of great sounds/synths (ES2 anyone?).