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24th November 2017
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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 at least one of the ways to...

matt thomas
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Wayne 5 hours ago
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I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing...

matt thomas
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zukan 2 weeks ago
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Hi ,and let me state first of all that i have no clue as to where the appropriate place for the following question on...

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whocancatchme 1st September 2017
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Hey everyone, I'm really struggling to grasp the concept of dB and all its different aplications. I've read some "dB...

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stardustmedia 23rd April 2015
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To start a new thread simply click on the 'new thread' button (you need to register as a member to see this button and to make...

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Jules 17th January 2013
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1) No being harsh / making fun of newbies :tut: and kip the sarcasm please! This is an area for basic questions that might have...

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Jules 1st February 2011
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Hi, Really hope you can help but i'm having issues with the mixtone. Presumably a dumb question since I'm a newbie...

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coreycoleman 1 hour ago
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What is the best way to take a stereo output via 1/4" outputs and push it to a single (mono) Mixcube for referencing mixes...

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coreycoleman 1 hour ago
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I'm trying to get a better understanding of the different ways that "saturation" sounds by gathering some good, obvious...

Aaron Robertson
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joeq 3 hours ago
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Hello I'm Robash, I'm new here, and also to home recording. I'm attempting to record some songs I've written using Audacity. I...

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joeq 3 hours ago
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YouTube Whenever i record guitar and try to replicate something like this, i end up with a boring sounding recording. Usually...

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Owen L T 4 hours ago
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Hi, I just want to make sure I understand it well - the highest peak is always a fundamental frequency, right?...

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Etch-A-Sketch 5 hours ago
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If you could go back in time, and would have just enough time to give "starting out you" 1 tip. What would it be?...

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tuner93 7 hours ago
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Not sure if I'll get an answer (and if this is the right forum) but I wonder if the community can help me with something. I just...

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DCtoDaylight 9 hours ago
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So I'm a huge noob and I cannot find the answer to this question anywhere. I recently purchased a BehringerADA8200 to record my...

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diogo_c 9 hours ago
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Hi, I'm trying to record some vocals that are more sing/speak-style in the popgenre. How do I gain stage when I do that?...

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DistortingJack 13 hours ago
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Hey All, A quick about me first just so everyone knows that experience i have. Self taught in a small church taught myself by...

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Crash006 14 hours ago
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What's up , I have some n00b questions... Running on Pro tools 12 - Apollo Twin - Rode N1ta I leased a 2 track...

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Bushman 15 hours ago
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honestly I'm completely lost on the how. YouTube YouTube There is a bad rustle, and I don't know how to fix it. There...

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Sergio1992 15 hours ago
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What do we mean with tuning adjustments in mixing, do you have any real-world example, please? :cowbell:

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Unclenny 16 hours ago
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Hey guys and girls! Searched many a forum, but it seems like this is not a common question (or I just don't know where to look)....

Chief Gains
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Jake_SJL 19 hours ago
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Hey Guys, I am not a newbie and I primarily write instrumental. The question is how do you organize all of you voc tracks...

Danny Scott
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ventil 20 hours ago
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Is that true that in pro/commercial songs there is a massive use of EDITING? What kind of editing, can you give me an example,...

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chrisso 20 hours ago
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I've recently gotten an SM7B and because this microphone needs a lot of gain I started turning up the gain on the DBX 286s more...

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JohnnyIce 20 hours ago
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HI !!!! hope anyone there can help my newbiness to be less jejeej I have a mackie vlz 1642 and an alesis 3630...

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ventil 23 hours ago
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Hey there! Ok, so I was sure I could figure this out on my own.. But after trial and error, racking my brain, and several...

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GregkoNYC 1 day ago
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Hi, I'm going to use a pioneer djm500 and would like to know if it is possible to connect master output 1 to an auto-amplified...

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LazyTurtle 1 day ago
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Hi All, I once had a pair of Beyer Dynamics- I seem to remember that they were solid and easy on the ears. I was thinking...

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wetwest 1 day ago
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Hey Gearslutz community, Its my first post. I know this is a noob question to a lot of you but I am lacking the know-how to...

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victlamchl 1 day ago
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Hi, I recently bought a steinberg ur824 interface, and i realy like it. But the clip indicators on the interface light up...

Monk u
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mattiasnyc 1 day ago
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Recording rookie here. Last week I picked up a warm audio tone beast TB12 pre amp to add to my vocal chain. Before that I was...

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Owen L T 1 day ago
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anyone know what kind of reverb and how to get an echo like this?

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bitchmade 1 day ago
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The following are 2 rooms mics top one is left, bottom one is right, As you can see the bottom one almost looks clipped on the...

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theillusionist 1 day ago
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Royaldeadman 2 days ago
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Hi All, Apologies if this is a daft question but I could use help... I'm currently running an MS-20, Microbrute and a mic'd...

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dethbyoogabooga 2 days ago
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Hi, I am very new to making electronic music. I have always been a singer songwriter and played acoustic guitar or ukulele....

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FreshProduce 2 days ago
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Hello all, So ill finish my track all arrangements,structure,sound design is just how i want it but now its time to level...

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MusicLover32 2 days ago
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Yo, whats up? I'm trying to figure out how to correctly transpose things. I have a loop in a E major key and I want to...

Hip Hop Head
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norfolk martin 2 days ago
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Hey Guys, I have noticed that some Large Diaphram Condensor Microphones are on the list of top Tom Tom mics. I have been a...

Danny Scott
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Etch-A-Sketch 2 days ago
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Hi My mixes have just started improving and the major problem with my previous mixes was extra decibles between 3-4 khz. So in...

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Jake_SJL 2 days ago
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I have an ambient / film score like / piano piece with discernible melody I'm finishing up. I like the mix; it is for an iTunes...

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psykostx 3 days ago
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Hello All... Brand new to the community, long time original member of The Gear Page for those who recognize my name. I am 54...

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Bushman 3 days ago
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Hi, I have two Yamaha hs7s and a xfi hd sound blaster. I'm looking to connect these up to my pc, however the 7s don't have RCA....

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MarkF48 3 days ago
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Hey guys I know this is pretty straightforward, but I'm trying to switch over to Ableton and I'm having trouble importing a MIDI...

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cecilkakarot 3 days ago
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Hi guys, I'm having some problems with my Korg SQ-1 in my current setup. I have some semi-modular machines, attached in this...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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Can you tell me some basic/starting point ideas for delay on a main vocal? Slap delay I already know. Please specify if mono or...

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Jake_SJL 3 days ago
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I just picked up some LOGITECH Z625 speakers that came with a sub. I figured, I'd like to use them outside of my Presonus ERIS E5...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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Hi, thanks for looking at my first post (most likely not my last!). I hard pan the floor tom (drummers perspective) and hard pan...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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Hello. I have listened to thousands of professional recordings intently and I have noticed something: Piercing, harsh...

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cavern 4 days ago
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Hey Gear Gurus, I got an M147 Neumann Tube mic that is giving me grief. It picks up radio interference above 500hz. tried on...

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Jacam 4 days ago
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Hello! Love it or hate it -- I'm told that clipping w/ high quality AD/DA converters is one of the 'secrets' for frying great...

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Nabume 5 days ago
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I have two powered mixers. Phonic Powerpod 1860 Plus and a Phonic Powerpod 820. (Yes, i know, they are low end, but they have...

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harvester311 5 days ago
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Please correct me if i'm writing in the wrong forum lol So, I just bought a Uphoria UMC22, and as soon as i plugged in my...

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CJ Mastering 5 days ago
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Hello, I would like to import a .wav file (track) from a CD I've burned from my Windows 8 PC. When I try to import them in the...

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MarkF48 5 days ago
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hey guys, i wanted to know how to record my juno 106, it has a stereo output which i plug into my crimson interface, to a...

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dethbyoogabooga 5 days ago
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I was on Future Producers asking about how/where/why to get my Audio Engineering certificate. It's something that I feel will...

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donsolo 5 days ago


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