Course Overview

This unique and immersive 2 day course gets you ‘hands on’ in a real recording session with a live band! In a small group you’ll learn the entire process of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering a song from start to finish in Logic Pro X.


Day One

On day one we will have a live band in the studio and you will learn the following:

  • Understanding signal flow in the studio

  • Basic functions of a mixing desk

  • An introduction to the different types of microphones and their uses

  • Techniques for micing up drums, guitar amps and for recording bass

  • An introduction to phase cancellation and how to deal with it

  • Setting up a recording project in Logic Pro X and how to create headphone mixes

  • Best practices for recording including gain staging, grouping tracks, take folders, and more


Day Two

On day two you will learn to edit, mix and master the song we recorded on day one, including:

  • Navigating your project with arrangement markers

  • Comping different takes together to create the perfect take

  • Basic audio editing tasks and key commands to help your workflow

  • How to carve space for each instrument using EQ

  • Using compression and automation to control dynamics in your mix

  • How to create depth in your mix using reverbs and delays

  • An introduction to mastering. What it is and how you can best prepare your mix for mastering.


What do you get after the course?

  • Access to download the Logic project so you can practice your editing and mixing skills at home!

  • A downloadable package including PDF documents of everything covered in the course and useful links for further reading and self-study.

  • Access to a private Facebook group where you can chat with other course students, share ideas and get feedback on your own mixes and music.


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