Mo Volans

Mo Volans

Mo has been a professional in the music industry for around 15 years. He has released material with the world's leading record labels and also produces music for TV and Film. Mo is also a prolific writer and is a regular contributor to magazines such as Music Tech, Future Music and EQ magazine. There isn't a piece of music software that Mo isn't intimately familiar with and he lives happily on the cutting edge of music technology

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5 Logic Pro Mixing And Workflow Tips

Let's face it: Logic Pro is as deep as it's ever been, which means there are always some essential production tips you may not have come across before. Here are 5 workflows to add to your repertoire.

How to Remix: Part 4: Extra Editing and Spatial Effects

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 4 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through extra editing and adding spatial effects.

Using Ableton's Beat Repeat Live

Ableton Live's Beat Repeat can help you create builds, transitions and even stuttering glitchy effects in the studio or when performing. Mo Volans shows how to get it working for you.

How to Remix: Part 3: Adding Instrumentation to the Mix

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 3 of this MPV Premium "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through adding your own instrumentation to the mix.

How to Remix: Part 2: Part Selection and Tempo Matching

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 2 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through how to tempo match and select the parts to remix.

How to Remix: Part 1: Getting Started

Almost every major music single release gets the remix treatment. In Part 1 of this "How to Remix" series, Mo Volans takes you through the very first steps in making an electronica remix.

Sidechaining In Ableton Live

Sidechaining is used extensively in all styles of music. It can be used to correct a mix, duck out a secondary audio signal or as a creative effect. But first you need to know how to set it.

3 Big Tips for Massive by Native Instruments

Mo Volans shares his own top 3 secret power-user tips and tricks for Native Instruments' Big, Bad synth: Massive.

Getting the Most from Ableton Live’s Phaser

There are so many 3rd party instrument and effects plugins to choose from these days. However, it's worth delving deeper into the effects built-in to Ableton Live. You may be pleasantly surprised!

Review: Find Out Why the Pros Rave About the Fabfilter Pro Q

Choosing the right EQ for your DAW can be difficult with all the choices available. Mo Volans puts the Fab Filter Pro Q to the test. Is it a high cut above rest or one to be left on the shelf?

Using Sound Performance Lab's Transient Designer

Sometimes the simplest processor can be the best one for the job. To demonstrate this theory I’ll be covering the legendary SPL (Sound Performance Lab) Transient Designer...

Using Soundtrack Pro in your Logic Workflow

If you were wise enough to opt for the larger ‘Studio’ bundle when you purchased Logic you will probably already know that the package includes several applications. One of these extra apps is...

Review: Korg iElectribe for iPad

Fact: Grooveboxes are fun. All those knobs, faders and flashing lights can amuse most of us for hours but recently there seem to be less and less of them about.

Creating Cut Up Editing Techniques in Cubase or any DAW

Cut and paste editing is a pretty broad subject, simply because the possibilities are almost limitless. So with this in mind, we’ll just concentrate on a workflow...

Quick Mastering in Propellerhead Software's Record

Reason users have had access to the excellent M-Class mastering processors for a while now, but due to the lack of audio support users were limited to only mastering material that had been created...