"My desktop Mac is an eight?core Intel with 8GB of memory, and I have Apogee Ensemble for going in and out of the computer, and Brent Averill BAE 1272 and BAE 312A preamps, plus a Universal Audio 1176 compressor. Almost everything I track goes through the 312A, then the 1176 and into the computer. Everything else is done in the box. My master keyboard is a Roland A37, my monitors are the Adam 7s, and I recently acquired an Adam Sub 8 bass speaker. My room has some acoustic treatment, with stuff above my head and in front of me. I also have a large selection of analogue keyboards, organs, Moogs, ARPs. I love these things and I have about everything from the '60s and '70s. I've sampled many of them in Logic's EXS24 sampler, so I have a bunch of unusual and imperfect?sounding sounds that I can use for writing and arranging.”more
In [this article](http://www.emusician.com/artists/1333/gang-signs/43966) on the making of Gang of Four's "Content" album, it states, "Gill routes his Fender Strat with Lace Sensor pickups (which result in less buzz when gain is added) through a DI, sending one signal straight to Logic and the other through the amp, blending the amp mic tracks with a track modified with plug-ins, including the Logic amp simulator or Pedalboard."more
In this [interview](http://www.musicradar.com/us/news/guitars/interview-school-of-seven-bells-benjamin-curtis-on-new-album-ghostory-540836), Benjamin Curtis of [The Secret Machines](http://equipboard.com/band/the-secret-machines), and [Tripping Daisy](http://equipboard.com/band/tripping-daisy) is asked what he uses to record. He replies, "I use Logic. Since our first record, that's what I've used. It's kind of second nature at this point. It's super easy."more
“Even today I use the MP3000 and Logic, only because I’m able to bang out when I’m travelling. My new tracks are made on Logic. The stuff on Watch The Throne was from Logic, Busta Rhymes’ ‘Stop The Party’ and a couple things off my album are from Logic because I’m travelling with it. My in-studio stuff is my MP and all those fucking keyboards.”more
Bandmate/producer Colin Newman is asked about whether the band records remotely, and if so, how they do it. He replies, "We did a bit of that on Object 47 with Graham (Lewis) sending in stuff to add into the arrangements. He has a laptop and he does everything in Logic. I very rarely get clean audio from him. He likes to process stuff but that can make it very hard to place." Taken from this [Tape OP interview](http://www.tapeop.com/interviews/88/colin-newman-bonus/).more
[This article](http://gc.guitarcenter.com/interview/redone/) states, "Like most of today's producers, RedOne works often with Pro Tools. However, he prefers to do most of his work with Apple's Logic Studio software on a Macintosh computer. 'A lot of the plug-ins developed for Logic are perfect,' he says. 'One of my favorite plug-ins is the Lexicon PCM Native Reverb bundle. All of the great legends used Lexicon reverb, and now I have those same sounds in a portable rig, which is important for me because I travel a lot.'"more
I would use this a lot more if I could be bothered to install Massive (and other plugins) and my samples onto my Mac. But without them I can still get some great sounds from the native plugins. I generally use it to make sections to render out and import into FL Studio. The native effect plugins are really simple to use yet get great effects. This is a great program with an easy use to interface; 8/10.
I know the field of fantastic DAWs keeps growing, and there's much that I still have to learn about other programs. However, Logic is user-friendly and the results are incredible. The virtual instruments are renowned for their playability and sound, and with Logic Pro X, Apple has taken it even further, packing in features designed to maximize the musicality of your work. And for only $200? That's a steal. Highly recommended.