The Unique Geek
December 3, 2010
Let’s say you’ve got 4 good hours of time set aside tonight to work on music. You’ve been daydreaming all day with visions of automated faders dancing in your head. The pizza is ordered and the beer (or bottled water) is cold. You’re all set.
The first thing you do is grab an acoustic while you wait for your computer to wake up. Then, you smell that weird metallic funk on your fingers and realize it’s time to change the strings, but you still don’t bother to. Finally, that blasted computer is up and ready. You launch the software and you see the splash screen for your favorite DAW telling you that soon you will be immersed in a sea of plug-ins, instruments and waveforms.
Fast-forward one hour ahead. Nothing. Nada. The big goose egg. The bagel. You’re getting nowhere. Everything you do with a virtual instrument is uninspiring. Soon, …
The Unique Geek
October 27, 2010
Logic vs. Pro Tools
This is Part 1 of a two part article comparing Logic and Pro Tools. I wrote this down and realized it was so long it was worthy of two posts. So here’s part one for you.
In the beginning, there was ether and chaos all around. Then Al Gore Jr. enabled (not invented) the Internet to come about. Then, there was more chaos. It is on the Internet where you can find plenty of embittered people arguing why it is either Logic or Pro Tools that you should use. I choose both. It is from this position that I argue their merits. Not in any real depth, but in simplicity. Sometimes too much information is just that; too much information.
Have you ever been on the fence about making a move in life; you talked to two more people and then decided you didn’t know what …