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M1 Max MacBook Pro ‘an absolute beast’ for music production [Setups]

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The audio engineer who uses this setup calls their 16-inch M1 Max MacBook
The audio engineer who uses this setup calls their 16-inch M1 Max MacBook "an absolute beast" on the music production front.
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Here at Cult of Mac Setups Central, we’ve looked fairly closely at quite a few audio-centric workstations used by the likes of sound designers, video mavens and plain ol’ music fans. Today’s featured setup, with a souped-up 16-inch M1 Max MacBook at its core, belongs to an out-and-out audio engineer from Canada named James.

Learn how to produce polished audio on Logic Pro X

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Logic Pro Lifestyle
Master the many features of the leading digital audio workstation with 45 hours of lessons.
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One of the greatest things about computers is how easy it is to create music. Even more so if you use a Mac, because of Logic Pro X, Apple’s industry–leading Digital Audio Workstation. With this massive collection of lessons, you can learn to use it like a pro.

Dive into a DJ bootcamp featuring Ableton and Logic Pro [Deals]

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The 2020 Music Production with Ableton Live 10 & Logic Pro X Bundle
Get 56 hours of training in songwriting, recording, production and distribution using the industry-leading music software.
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Being stuck at home with your computer doesn’t have to mean you’re not active. If you’ve got a copy of Ableton Live or Logic Pro, your laptop can be your platform for DJing, songwriting and producing music. With this massive bundle of lessons, you’ll get the skills to do all of the above.

Learn the ins and outs of Logic Pro X with this complete bundle [Deals]

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Learn the basics and the details of recording and mixing audio with Logic Pro X.
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When it comes to music production, Logic Pro X is the industry standard. So if making music or working with sounds is something you want to do, you’ll want to get fluent with Apple’s incredibly powerful platform. With this massive lesson bundle, you can do just that.

Apple massively upgrades Logic Pro X for Mac Pro

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Logic Pro X on 2019 Mac Pro
Only the upcoming Mac Pro can handle everything the new Logic Pro X version has to offer.
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The latest update to Apple’s software for music pros has a specific target machine: the 2019 Mac Pro. Running on Apple’s recently-announced desktop, Logic Pro X 10.4.5 can handle more processing threads and plug-ins than ever before.

How iPad is revolutionizing music production

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Who needs a Mac?
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You know how the iPad is a consumption device, like a kind of digital baby spoon? And that Apple’s tablet computer can’t be used for “real work”? Well, Grammy award-winning music producer Henny Tha Bizness disagrees. He uses the iPad exclusively to make music. He also thinks that in a decade, if you haven’t switched to iPad for music production, you’ll be left behind.

In this great video from YouTube video maestro Jonathan Morrison, Henny talks about how he uses the new 2018 iPad Pro to create his music. As a bonus, he asks a producer who hates mixing on a computer to try his iPad, with predictable results.

Score a lifetime of Ableton Live lessons from top music pros [Deals]

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Learn about the endless possibilities of Ableton Live with lessons taught by professional producers and performers.
Learn about the endless possibilities of Ableton Live with lessons taught by professional producers and performers.
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Popular music-production software Ableton Live offers an endless universe of sonic possibilities. However, all those possibilities can prove overwhelming.

If you’re looking to make music with Ableton Live, it helps to have some solid guidance.