[Tutorial] How To Strum Notes In Logic Pro FAST

Find out how to mimic a "strum" of any midi notes that you create. A fast method that can strum any midi notes in under 10 seconds.

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If you’re looking for a way to make Apple’s Logic Pro strum notes, this guide is for you. Logic has a ton of awesome features built in – some that you didn’t know you wanted until you see it first hand. This is one of those techniques that you’ll remember, it’s useful.

Let’s check out how to strum notes in Logic Pro

Strumming Notes In Logic Pro

1. Open Up Logic And Create A New Midi Region

If you already have some MIDI data you want to strum, you can skip this step.

2. Double Click The Midi Region or Press “E” To Add Notes

3. Add Notes You Want To Strum And Select All Of Them

You can draw or play the notes you want to strum. If you already have midi notes, skip this step.

Left click and select all the notes you want to strum. Make sure they all start at the same time before you move on to the next step.

4. Expand The Region Inspector And Set A Quantize Value

5. Tap “More” To Reveal The Strum Settings

6. Adjust The “Q-Flam” Strum Value To Desire Amount

7. The Midi Notes Will Become Spread Out And Your New Strum Is Created

And that’s it, you can adjust the timing of the strum by increasing and decreasing the Q-Flam value.

TIP: If you want to serum the opposite way (from low to high notes) just make the Q-Flam setting a negative

Now, this doesn’t keep strumming like a guitarist would play, it’s a single strum. For an authentic guitar strum that can be used to mimic a life like acoustic guitar, check out Native Instrument’s Session Guitarist Strummed Acoustic Series.

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