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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...

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Trebor75 4 days 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 1 week 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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I just bought GOLIATH and now I can't seem to get it installed properly and East West has like ZERO support for some odd reason....

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dethbyoogabooga 10 minutes 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 33 minutes 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 51 minutes 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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ventil 1 hour 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 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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psycho_monkey 3 hours 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 3 hours 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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jerry123 6 hours 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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Brent Hahn 6 hours 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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TB1990 8 hours 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 8 hours 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 9 hours ago
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anyone know what kind of reverb and how to get an echo like this?

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Muser 9 hours 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 16 hours 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 22 hours 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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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psycho_monkey 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 days 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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TJT 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 days ago
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When it comes to mixing electronic music, people recommend to group tracks into busses, and I usually put together high frequency...

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smoke 3 days ago
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Hello, I have a Fast Track Pro with two XLR inputs and two S/PDIF inputs. I need a third channel, so I'm planning using one of...

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brmusician 3 days ago
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Any time I use a reverb I have trouble "gluing" the wet reverb with the dry vocal signal. Both sound great in...

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Reverb 3 days ago
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I made many tests, I started reading and applying for "just few dbs of comp", then I tried to compress all the tracks...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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I have a Tascam 22-4 in near new condition. I want to track 4 mics simultaneously, but I'm a little unsure of what sort of...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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Hey all, I need a suggestion on the following: I am using a Bryston BHA-1 preamp/headphone amp, and unfortunately the XLR...

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CJ Mastering 3 days ago
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Okay, so, I was helping out on a film production the other day, and we ran into some RF interference issues with our Sennheiser...

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ventil 4 days ago
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There is a LOT of emphasis placed on the stereo image in the horizontal plane. In both the recording and the reproduction aspects...

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joeq 4 days ago
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Hello, i Just purchased a power spec g700 Amd ryzen 7 1700 16mb l3 cache Asus prime b350 system board Nvidia gtx 1070 pci...

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simply intricate 4 days ago
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Hi, I am new to gearslutz, so if I am posting in the wrong place etc, just let me know. Is there any way to record a stereo...

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Johnny72 4 days 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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wrgkmc 4 days ago
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Hi there, I'm writng because I don't understand what I'm testing about the relationship Mono Mixdown and Pan Law. DAW :...

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mattiasnyc 4 days ago
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Well, as the title states, I'd like to be able to play various vocal types through all my mics to A/B all of them, but I don't...

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AnalogOverdose 5 days ago
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Hi can anyone recommend the best polar pattern, based on their experience of, recording lead vocal with an AKG C414...

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AnalogOverdose 5 days ago
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Hi everybody! I've got this problem and I'm not sure whether it's the tape itself or the machine that causes it. I want to...

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MarkF48 5 days ago
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DCtoDaylight 5 days ago
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Hey everyone! Always loved this forum, but haven’t become a member until now. Thanks in advance for any and all help! I’m...

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secondtooth2 5 days ago


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