"Logic is my main DAW next to Ableton. I’ve been using it for about 15 years and not a day goes by when I don’t learn some new Logic trick," says Armin van Buuren in [this interview](http://www.musicradar.com/us/news/tech/in-pictures-armin-van-buurens-studio-565875/4) with Music Radar.more
Alesso uses Logic Pro to produce his tracks. After struggling a bit to learn the software, he "went to this very simple course at a school outside of Stockholm. It was eight lessons, one every week, the basic stuff." He posted a photo to Instagram where you can see him in action using Logic.more
When asked what program he uses for producing, Fedde Le Grand says "I use Logic most of the time. I do a few little things in Ableton. Ableton is really great and works really fast, but I still think it adds a little sound to your audio files. I think logic is more open, especially sound-wise. It's a little bit harder to create something, but in the end you have more room. I mean it doesn't give a sound by itself so it's easier to create whatever you want."more
"Well, i’ve been producing music for about 4/5 years now, mainly engineering actual bands and artists not so much my own material. I started off using nothing but Cubase SX3 and Reason. But after a car accident and smashing my face up, i managed to get a nice little sum of compensation which i instantly used to invest in a nice big ol’ iMac along with logic and some other nice soft synths (NI Komplete)."more
“I’ve been using Logic since the mid-90s. I really like some of the stuff that comes with it - like the compression. So, sometimes I make a track, take all the channels, render them down in Ableton and then put everything into Logic and mix it all down in there. How much I use it depends on the track - if I want a certain sound that I can’t get anywhere else, I’ll do it in Logic. But it’s become more and more a secondary program in my studio.”more
Even though the duo have been spotted using the latest version of the Logic Pro-series (X), this Instagram photo from early 2014 shows a previous version of Logic running in their studio. Given the recency of this photo as well as the release dates of the last two versions, it's very likely this is version 9.more
In this video, Getter does a tutorial using NI Massive running in his Logic Pro 9 DAW, which is what he uses to produce his tracks. He walks through how to create the intro synth in his remix of [Datsik's](https://equipboard.com/pros/datsik) track "Release Me." Once he creates the sound in Massive, it looks like he has 2 plugins inserted in the chain - a compressor and a channel EQ. He shows both his midi track, and the audio version which was the result of bouncing it.more
"Really, all I use is Logic. So I can use Logic anywhere, in any studio..."(1:29) Because Logic Pro 9 was released between 2009 and 2010, and this video was recorded in 2012 (a year prior to the release of Pro X, which has a redesigned interface), it makes sense that the latest version Benga can be using here is 9.more
In this Twitter photo, Harry is using Logic Pro 9 to produce a song. Specifically, he appears to be adjusting automation on a track, as the yellow lines on his screen are indicative of the Automation view in Logic Pro. "Harry making edits ready for @playhousehw tonight! Check the massive clock as well, it's the wrong time mind you "more
I started using his Grand Father: the Notator on Atari. Then I was testimonial and Beta tester of Logic (E-magic at that time). Lengelin (one of the two founders) came to us to see that improvements could be made. Logic is home for me.
I do alot of collabs with other producers who use Logic so I have to have this DAW as well.
“I started on Cubase originally, but I’ve been using Logic for the last seven or eight years. I don’t have any outboard gear, except a couple of old sound modules. I’ve mainly always worked software-based. I record a lot of sounds and textures myself through a mic and also use my guitars a lot and then I manipulate the sounds with effects. I also record a lot of vocals and manipulate them into different sounds and home-made percussion and all that. I mainly use the [ESX24](https://equipboard.com/items/logic-exs24-sampler) within Logic and just sample in my own sounds.” - [Maya Jane Coles](http://djtimes.com/in-the-studio-with-maya-jane-coles-filtered/).more
“I switch between Logic and occasionally Cubase or Ableton depending on the studio I’m working in. I tend to create ideas in Logic while in transit and then use Cubase when it comes to mixing down back in the studio in LA. Ableton is great for timestretching, changing pitch or making shorter edits of tracks people have sent me.”more
Reso uses Logic Pro throughout most of his video with Future Music magazine. It's distinctly Logic Pro 9 because, in addition to the interface being distinct from X/10, he opens up several windows which distinguish between 32-bit plugins (in his case, WOW by SugarBytes) and non-32-bit plugins. Logic Pro 8 was incapable of running 64-bit plugins, and Logic Pro X does not support 32-bit plugins, so the version used here must be 9.more
In this Facebook photo's description, Stephen Walking bemoans losing a small amount of progress due to a crash in Logic Pro. The interface matches that of Logic Pro, and given that this photo takes place years after the release of Logic Pro 9, it stands to reason that Stephen is using 9 in this shot.more
In Tut Tut Child's Vine about "Working on this dubstep thing at the moment", the interface is that of Logic Pro 9. In a later tweet when a fan asked if he was using Ableton Live, Tut Tut Child responded, "No its Logic 9". (https://twitter.com/TutTutChild/status/423445075092185088 )more
A Danzen production without Logic 9? NoWAY! It's pretty good to write songs very fast and comes with a lot of basic sounds like a ocrestra.
An article detailing the gear setup in Gregori Klosman's Paris studio reveals he uses Apple Logic Pro 9 as his DAW. Klosman says, "I'm working on a Mac Pro running Logic Pro 9. I was using two screens back in the day, but now I'm back to one." Original source [here](http://www.musicradar.com/us/news/tech/in-pictures-gregori-klosmans-paris-studio-600687/2).more
The Logic Studio program can be seen running in this Facebook photo of Charlie's studio. The software packaging can be seen in a second photo of Charlie's studio, located here: https://www.facebook.com/charliesimpsonmusic/photos/a.661074323936845.1073741825.106672422710374/857880430922899/?type=1&permPage=1.more
[This article](http://www.emusician.com/gear/1332/school-of-seven-bells/40652) from *Electronic Musician* on the recording of SVIIB's debut album explains, "The twins were recorded either together or separately into a [Neumann U87](https://equipboard.com/items/neumann-u87-condenser-microphone), [Universal Audio SOLO/610 preamp](https://equipboard.com/items/universal-audio-solo-610-tube-preamp), a Focusrite interface and [MacBook Pro](https://equipboard.com/items/apple-macbook-pro) running Logic. 'A lot of times we'll record the vocals before doing anything else,' Curtis explains."more
> My setup is basically an 88-key MIDI controller, my laptop, Logic 9, and some studio monitors. I started using Logic when I was a student in 2001. For one month I would come home from class and immediately open up the program. I had no idea how to use Logic and was hungry to learn. It actually gave me a serious back injury because I was sitting on a really horrible desk chair for hours and hours trying to figure this shit out. I mainly just used a cheap MIDI keyboard as a trigger for my software plug-ins. I’ve never owned any hardware synths or anything like that. Since then, my setup has always only consisted of software, a keyboard controller, and a simple microphone. 'Fatima Al Qadiri: Navigating the Creative', Nadine Raihani, 4 May 2017, Native Instruments Blog.more
COFFEY: What are you using these days for production? Hardware, software, all in box, etc? KURSA: KRK Rokit 8 G2?s, MacBook Pro, Logic 9, Camel Audio (Alchemy and Fabfilter Pro-Q are featured in everything I do!) Oh, and most recently my Nintendo DSi with the Corgi DS10 game is going to be featured in a LOT of my works. I love it so much :Dmore
Logic Pro 9 is possibly one of the best DAWs on the market, surpassing even its successor Logic Pro X. Sure, it may only work with a proprietary plugin format (AU) and it doesn’t have a built-in performance mode like FL Studio or Ableton Live, but what it does have, it handles so masterfully and flexibly it’s hard to hold that against it. Logic Pro 9 is particularly good if you’re working with MIDI, though audio-oriented producers are certainly not left in the cold with Logic’s answer to Live’s Warp feature, Flex.
I personally use Logic Pro 9 to produce my own work, and I adore its workflow. Everything from the layout to the keyboard shortcuts flows beautifully, and whether I’m deepening a dubstep growl, brightening a eurobeat brass, or just plain dabbling in any of its stellar built-in plugins, Logic is a DAW that will heighten, not hinder, your productions.
I've used Logic to write, record, arrange, mix, and master electronic music for the last few years. I'm very comfortable with the Apple ecosystem of apps, so when deciding between DAWs I naturally gravitated towards it. I used DAWs many years ago (Cakewalk) so I was already familiar with the general operation, but to learn the ins and outs of Logic I used "Logic Pro 9 Essential Training" from Lynda.com, and just followed along with all the videos.
I can't compare with Ableton, FL, Cubase, etc since I don't have experience with those, but I will say Logic Pro 9 has been a pleasure to learn and use. I think the best feature of a DAW is it's ability to sort of "stay out of the way" of the creative process, and Logic achieves that most of the way. Channel strips are great to recall your go-to plugin chains, the mixer view is intuitive, the piano roll is great, and the main arrange window is nice and provides lots of helpful context and menus around what you're doing.
If I had to point out a drawback, I would say it's automation, particularly snapping it to a grid. It can be infuriating snapping inflection points to the right places, in fact I think I've seen DJs complain on Twitter about how frustrating the automation can be.
And finally, Logic Pro 9's stock synths and plugins are nothing short of stellar. The ES M, ES1, ES2, and EXS24 (the sampler) are all very good synths in their own right. I've actually heard people say that if you are new to synthesis, you should exclusively learn ES1 and ES2 before moving on to third party synths (good advice I think). What I'm most impressed with is Logic's stock effects. Space Designer for reverb might be the only reverb you need. Channel EQ is a great equalizer (I stick one on every channel), the stereo spread fx are great, chorus/phaser/flanger and all that good stuff, and finally (very important for electronic music) the Compressor effect is pretty awesome. I was pretty new to compression, and Logic's Compressor helped me get a good grasp of it.
Logic Pro is a digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application for the macOS platform. It was originally created in the early 1990s as Notator Logic, or Logic, by German software developer C-Lab, later Emagic. It became an Apple product, eventually known as Logic Pro, after Apple bought Emagic in 2002. It is the 2nd most popular digital audio workstation (DAW) according to a survey conducted in 2015.
A consumer-level version based on the same interface and audio engine but with reduced features, called Logic Express, was also available at a reduced cost. Apple's GarageBand, another application using Logic’s audio engine, is bundled in iLife, a suite of software which comes included on any new Macintosh computer. On December 8, 2011, the boxed version of Logic Pro was discontinued, along with Logic Express, and Logic Pro is now only available through the Apple App Store at the price of $199.99 in the United States, which used to be the price of Logic Express.
Logic Pro 9 On July 23, 2009, Logic Pro 9 was announced. A major new feature included "Flex Time", Apple's take on "elastic" audio, which allows audio to be quantized. A version of the pedalboard from GarageBand was included, together with a new virtual guitar amplifier where the modeled components could be combined in different ways. There were also a number of improvements to audio editing, fulfilled user requests such as "bounce in place" and selective track and channel strip import, as well as an expanded content library including one more Jam Pack. Some of the bundled software, including MainStage 2 and Soundtrack Pro 3, was also improved. Logic Pro 9 is Universal Binary, although not officially supported for use on PowerPC computers. SoundDiver, which had been quietly bundled with previous versions, was dropped, eliminating support for arguably the world's most popular synthesizer editor/librarian. As Apple has bundled so many software instruments with Logic, it is not likely that we'll see the return of integration with external synthesizer hardware to the Logic platform.
On January 12, 2010, Apple released Logic Pro 9.1, an Intel only release, thereby officially discontinuing Logic for the PowerPC platform. Logic Pro 9.1 has the option of running in 64-bit mode, which allows the application to address more memory than in the past. Says Apple "With 64-bit mode, the application memory is not limited to 4GB as with 32-bit applications, so there is essentially no practical limit by today's standards." Third party plug-ins that are 32-bit are still compatible, but will run from a 'wrapper' inside Logic Pro itself.
On December 9, 2011, Apple announced that Logic Pro Studio 9 would no longer be available on DVD, and would only be sold via the Mac App Store. The price was reduced from $499 to $199.99 for the Logic Pro app, and $29.99 for MainStage. The download was just over 400MB, and 19GB of optional loops were available as in-app downloads.
This version of Logic Pro Studio 9 no longer allows users to access any microtunings in Scala format other than those provided with the software by Apple.
It's crazy how many producers use mainly the Logic built-in synths to produce. Was just watching the Albin Myers video on his page, the track he was working on was pretty much all ES2 and ESX24. Just goes to show the power of picking a couple synths and learning them inside and out!