In this tutorial, we look at mixing electronic dance music or EDM on Logic Pro X. In particular, the remix of ‘shape of you’ by Ed Sheeran. The tutorials will cover the first step s to achieving a competent mix
There are two ways to use this tutorial, you can either download the ‘Shape of you FLAT MIX’ and add the various mixing parameters as suggested in the video, or you can use your own remix that you have written during the Sequencing 101 tutorial. In the case of the latter, you can use this tutorial as a guide for your own mix.
When you have downloaded the files, start to watch the videos that show the various stages of how to approach the Mix stage of your remix/composition. You can either follow the steps, or use the information to try your own effect processes. It’s good to experiment!
Look out for the different headings that appear in the videos that correspond to the different steps that should be undertaken through the tutorial. These topics will be related to the different plugins and effects needed for the different instruments and sounds that comprise your mix.
After every section of the course you will you will be given a short quiz to enforce the important points of the demonstration, so try and answer as many as you can before moving on to the next lesson. It is then up to you to go on and try and create your own mix of the remix.
Follow the steps and use them to guide your own development of the mix.
- This tutorial will cover,
Mixing Electronic music
The importance of critical listening and referencing
Use of insert & bus effects
Balance & Panning
The Delay Designer
- Lectures 6
- Quizzes 5
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 4365
- Assessments Yes
Go through the following lessons and try the quizzes as you go
- Lesson 1 – Mixing EDM (AS Composition) – Introduction
- Lesson 1 – Mixing EDM Quiz
- Lesson 2 – Mixing EDM – Drums & Percussion
- Lesson 2 – Mixing EDM Quiz
- Lesson 3 – Mixing EDM – Bass
- Lesson 3 – Mixing EDM Quiz
- Lesson 4 – Mixing EDM – The Keyboards & Synths
- Lesson 4 – Mixing EDM Quiz
- Lesson 5 – Mixing EDM – The Samples
- Lesson 5 – Mixing EDM Quiz
- Lesson 6 – Mixing EDM – Creating a mix