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January 31, 2009

How To: Record MIDI in Apple Logic WITHOUT a MIDI Controller

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Hey, it’s D Lar here again.  So I just posted a video about me and the guys eating pancakes at iHop.  One thing you might have noticed is that there was music in the background.  That was actually recorded on the fly in Logic by myself after I put the video together.  In a normal situation, I would sit down with a Edirol PCR500 MIDI Controller plugged into my laptop and lay down all of my tracks.  In this situation, however, I forgot to bring the controller with me to the hotel where we are staying at, so it’s just me, my macbook pro and logic.  To record all the musical ideas I come up with, I use the ‘Caps Lock Keyboard’ in these situations.  Here is a little ‘Behind the Scenes’ Tutorial on recording in Logic without a MIDI Controller or external instrument.

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Posted by jaime walden  on  02/02  at  09:42 PM

i love this.  now i can practice my qwerty scales! xx

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