When it comes to mastering EDM, few names are as synonymous with industry standard quality as Waves. With a virtually endless selection of plugins to choose from, you can achieve anything and everything you can imagine in terms of mastering.
Mastering electronic dance music can be tough, but by having a clear plan of action and the right set of plugins, you can get a grip on the mastering process and understand why and how to use the tools you have at your disposal.
In this course I’ll walk you through mastering a hard hitting disco house track from start to finish using some of the best plugins Waves has to offer.
We’ll dive deep into EQ, linear phase processing, multiband compression, peak and rms levels, Analog emulation and much more. Some of the things you will learn in this course include:
If you’ve ever gotten lost in the ocean of plugins from Waves and want to learn which ones to use to master your tracks professionally, then this course is definitely for you. As always, your instructor will always be around for any questions, comments and discussions so you don't have to worry about a thing!
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We'll address the issue of missing bottom end and how to add thickness and richness to the low frequencies using one of Wave's best EQ plugins.
We'll explore the use of linear phase EQ to preserve transient sharpness, clean up muddiness, add clarity and rebalance the frequencies.
Linear phase multiband compression can be one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal during mastering, *if used correctly*
We'll use one of the of the most unique sounding compressors Waves has to offer to add groove, punch and character to the track and "glue" the mix together.
More compression! But this time to catch peaks and make sure no crazy volume spikes occur so that we can increase loudness.
Waves has a number of analog emulations to choose from. We'll pick a favorite and use it to add warmth, subtle distortion and character to the track.
Learn how to properly use a limiter to maximize loudness without destroying a song's dynamics and punch.
A quick lesson on dithering and when/why you need to use it.
Electronic music producer and mixing/mastering engineer with a soft spot for melodic chord progressions and musical subtleties. With over 5 years of experience teaching mixing, mastering and production in addition to several signed releases, remixes and ongoing projects, my life revolves around this beautiful genre we call "EDM."
Whether you're just getting into the game or a seasoned pro looking to add to your bag of tricks, I'm 100% certain you'll find what you're looking for in at least one of my courses.