This week in our Logic Tips series, Jono Buchanan shows us how a sidechained gate can create interesting textures which evolve with the track in Logic Pro X. Last week we looked at alternative approaches to sidechain compression but, as Jono explains this week, compressors aren’t the only utility that can be affected with sidechain signals.
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
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!