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Sticky: How to EQ Does anyone know of any other great videos of how to eq? Here is a great lesson on how to EQ (or...matt thomas (
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Sticky: +4db, -10db...what does all this mean exactly? Hi ,and let me state first of all that i have no clue as to where the appropriate place for the...cnlgs (
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Sticky: How to compress? I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing techniques. ...matt thomas (
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Sticky: understanding dBV, dB, dBFS, dBSPL Hey everyone, I'm really struggling to grasp the concept of dB and all its different...gmx750 (
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Sticky: How to post on Gearslutz? To start a new thread simply click on the 'new thread' button (you need to register as a member to...Jules 1 Attachment(s) Sticky Thread

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Sticky: Basic guidelines for this sub forum 1) No being harsh / making fun of newbies :tut: and kip the sarcasm please! This is an area for...Jules Sticky Thread

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The OFFICIAL newbie's "check out / comment on my music" thread! CHANGE OF RULES I am unsticky-ing this experimental thread. It seems people are more likely to...matt thomas (
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