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Logic Pro: Samply The Best

Apple Logic Pro Tips & Techniques
Published December 2018
By Geoff Smith

Screen 1: The patches you sample with the Auto Sampler helpfully appear in their own sub-directory in both the Library Browser and EXS24.Screen 1: The patches you sample with the Auto Sampler helpfully appear in their own sub-directory in both the Library Browser and EXS24.

Take your auto-sampled hardware synth patches to the next level using EXS24 and Alchemy.

In October 2018’s Logic workshop we used MainStage’s Auto Sampler to sample hardware synthesizers, turning them into EXS24 patches. This time, we’ll collate these patches in Logic’s Track Stacks to create keyboard splits and layers, and then import them into Alchemy for spectral manipulation.

To use your patches in Logic, create a software instrument and add an instance of EXS24. Open the Library Browser and you should see ‘Auto Sampled’ as the top category for EXS24 patches. Click on it to reveal your patches. You can also find your Auto Sampled patches in the EXS24 GUI’s main drop-down menu (see...

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Published December 2018