How to bounce track stacks as stems in Logic Pro X

Group up your instruments and get them ready for new mixing or mastering project

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Keeping an organised workflow is an essential part of music production, despite being a seldom mentioned aspect of the art. Not only is it useful for you, the producer, but will also benefit the mixing or mastering engineer further down the line – which could also be you, so why not help yourself out? Bouncing your project out to stems is a great way to hand over a tidy session to the next link in the chain.

In this Logic Pro Tips video, MusicTech expert Jono Buchanan shows you how you can create track stacks in Logic Pro X and what kind of stacks you might want to make. He then shows you how to export your track stacks as stems and re-import them via the Project Browser window.

In our Logic Tips series, MusicTech Logic guru Jono Buchanan explains the music production process on Apple’s professional DAW. We have over 50 episodes covering topics such as:

Jono Buchanan is an Apple Certified instructor, with years of experience under his belt. As well as being a professor in Guildhall’s Electronic Music Department, he’s also a producer and media composer, and a trusted writer for MusicTech magazine.

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