But, I decided that for realz, this time, I'm doing whatever I have to do to really learn how to use it, well enough to record some songs and add some midi instruments to my vocal and guitar recordings. I asked my friend Steve, who is a whiz at using Logic (because, well, that's what he does for a living), to point me to a book or class or something, anything that could help. He recommended a series of videos you can buy online. He also cursed me saying, "It's easy. Any 5 year old could do it." (Or something to that effect.) As soon as he said it I thought, "Oh no, this is like when people give me directions to some location and say, "You can't miss it."" It's almost a guarantee that yes, I can and will miss it. But I took his advice, and I bought the video bundle to learn Logic.
And it's making me act like a 5 year old, rather than learn like a 5 year old.
I'm so frustrated I just want to rip my computer from it's plug and throw it against my wall. The videos look great and make Logic sound so easy, but when I try to do exactly what the teacher is doing, my computer does something totally different, or I'm missing things that he says should be there...
Today I decided not to even look at it. And I think I've done the world a favor for that. I got so cranky over it yesterday I was driving everyone crazy.
But I am not giving up. I've already threatened to buy the newer version of the software. And maybe I will. Or maybe that's just a new form of procrastination I've come up with.
Logic. Sounds so logical. And any 5 year old can do it.
|Me, Age 5|