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Wonky Beats In Logic

Apple Logic Pro Tips & Techniques
Published March 2017
By Geoff Smith
Screen 1: As you increase the Swing value your notes will take on more of a  triplet feel. This can clearly be seen when setting the grid to display triplets by setting the Division to 1/12 and then applying the maximum Swing setting to the eighth-note hi-hat part.Screen 1: As you increase the Swing value your notes will take on more of a triplet feel. This can clearly be seen when setting the grid to display triplets by setting the Division to 1/12 and then applying the maximum Swing setting to the eighth-note hi-hat part.

Programme wonky drum beats by using different grid divisions and quantisation settings.

Let’s begin this month’s column with some simple ways to make an eighth-note drum pattern more interesting, and then move on to other time divisions, working our way up from triplets to quintuplets and beyond.

Start by programming a basic eighth-note drum beat at 92 bpm. Create a new software instrument track and, from the Media Browser, load one of the Drum Kit Designer kits. For this example, I am...

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Published March 2017