Mo Volans is world class musician, writer and music software professional whose creative contributions include original music for TV, film and recordings. His insightful writing is featured in many of the top music technology and pro audio magazines around the world.
Becoming a good mastering engineer is a lot like learning how to play an instrument. It takes a lot of hard work, practice and ear-training. In fact, a mastering engineer's "instrument" is actually a varied collection of hardware and software that works together to bring out the best in any track. Luckily, Logic Pro X comes with a plethora of advanced dynamics, EQ and audio enhancing tools to help make your EDM tracks explode with excitement and clarity. This course is broken down into 4 discreet sections:
1. Setup and Preparation
2. Dynamics and Control
3. EQ and Enhancement
4. Loudness and Export
Each section delivers a ton of mastering information that you can deploy with Logic's included plugins or any third part plugins that you may have in your audio arsenal. In fact, one of the coolest parts of this course is when Mo shows how he incorporates all kinds of mastering plugins – from lots of different software companies – to get the job done right!
So whether you're mastering EDM – or any other kind of tracks – this course has an abundance of pro tips and tricks you can apply to any music genre. Sit back, dig in and watch Mo Volans master an EDM track right here, right now in Logic Pro X!
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Earwig wrote on November 26, 2016
A very good collection of tips that will endure regardless of genre.
Thorough And Imformative wrote on November 5, 2015
Great videos on the mastering process -- almost too much to process. I know I'll revisit some sections again...
Hindie wrote on March 18, 2015
A nice course about mastering. A do it yourself approach, well suited for the EDM producer as well for any other genre. It's all about using the information well.
District Sound Lab wrote on November 25, 2014
A good introductory course. If you are brand new to mastering, this is a great start. If you have been mastering for a while and are looking for advanced technique or theory, look elsewhere. It is what it is... a good intro course!
Clifford James wrote on September 14, 2014
Excellent course, truly. Not 5-stars because really I would have liked to see the "process" from start to finish instead of the many different tools from many different companies, et al. However, Mo Volans keeps the topics interesting and is on-point. Every recording musician needs to go through this tutorial.
Cherif wrote on March 14, 2014
This course is simply amazing! I couldn't imagine that mastering could be so enjoyable. Easy to follow and understand, I really liked the tips and the plugins presented here. Since it's about mastering, I recommend to not listen to this course with a 1$ headphone or speaker.
Ariel Perez wrote on January 15, 2014
PROPER class! It cleared up so many little things that I originally was fuzzy on. Thanks for clearing that fog!
C1ph3rd wrote on January 5, 2014
This was really informative and interesting. Covers a lot of plugins and tips for successful mastering.
Anthony wrote on December 29, 2013
WOW.... Mo Volans spares no punches in this course. There's all the information needed for mastering; and more importantly, it all applies to the mixing process too. I've learnt so much more about the LPX plugins, and how they compare to other 3rd partly plugs. It's amazing what can be achieved. I can go on and on about how fantastic this course is, but all I'll say is it is worth every watch; and definitely over and over again until it all sticks.
00v00 wrote on December 21, 2013
Very well presented and tons of great tips and information, never boring and even tho i Master myself in my own studio, i really learn t a lot of NEW techniques which i am very eager to try out soon in my next Mastering Session.... Thank you