Mastering In Logic - A Step by Step Guide
Understanding the mastering chain will give your musicthe polish and punch you have been looking for.
As you may have learnt from my YouTube videos mastering isconsidered by many to be the silver bullet for a bad mix and an artthat should only be practiced by a select few. In reality anyone canlearn to master and should be seen as just another part of therecording process.Learning to master isn't just about adding that expensive plugin butmore about understanding the key workflow, using and developingyour ear to make good mastering decisions.This step by step guide will show you some of the key principles ofhow to master your own music using Logic Pro. Although there aremany possible ways you can master a track having a guided outlinewill most certainly help you to follow the correct workflow and willensure your music has more chance being loud, polished andsounds finished.The general workflow of mastering is this:1.
Decide what needs to be done3.
Shape and Balance the Frequencies based on number 24.
Control the Dynamics5.
Make it LOUDER with a touch of limiting6.
Send to label and make a ton of DOSH!8.