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Toggling tracks and effects in Logic using an electronic drum kit

Category: Music Comments: 4 comments

For a while now, I’ve been searching on the internet for some decent instructions on how to program toggles in Logic using a MIDI drum kit or keyboard. I’ve found a few hints here and there, but nothing that explains it from beginning to end. A couple of weeks back I finally managed to get a working setup so here’s a description of how to go about it.

The idea is simple. A toggle is a button that turns something on or off. The mute button is an example of a toggle. If it is enabled, a track is muted; if it is disabled,  the track is unmuted. I wanted to be able to trigger the toggling using the MIDI output from an electronic drum kit...

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