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Logic: Track Stacks & Smart Controls

Apple Logic Pro Tips & Techniques
Published November 2017
By Geoff Smith

Screen 1: A Track Stack can be used to create a complex layered instrument including multiple instrument plug-ins and effects busses. You can assign controls from the elements of the Track Stack to Smart Controls to create your own editing interface.Screen 1: A Track Stack can be used to create a complex layered instrument including multiple instrument plug-ins and effects busses. You can assign controls from the elements of the Track Stack to Smart Controls to create your own editing interface.

Pair Track Stacks with Smart Controls to create unique layered instruments in Logic!

In this month’s Logic workshop we’ll look at the Track Stacks feature, which allows you to parcel up different combinations of instruments and effects to create unique and easy-to-use patches. When creating a Track Stack you are essentially defining the architecture of a custom synth, where you can choose how many instrument layers the sound will be constructed from and what effects it will have. Logic then takes the customisation a level further by allowing you to map any parameter from your Track Stack to a series of Smart Controls. Smart...

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Published November 2017