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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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mikeg.lazer 1 week ago
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I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing...

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mikeg.lazer 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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mattiasnyc 3 weeks ago
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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'm sure there is a plethora of information about this topic although i'm hoping somebody more experienced can compile some...
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stevelindsay 7 minutes ago
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Hey thanks for clicking. I record voices. Well, my own. I have two studios one has Lawo Desk - Digital Pre Amps and Lawo EQ,...

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joeq 2 hours ago
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I record a fingerstyle acoustic guitarist and I have tried and tried to produce a recording that I'm happy with, yet they always...

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mikeg.lazer 3 hours ago
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Hey guys, I got a C414 XLII which is a great mic so far, but I've been using it into my Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 :facepalm:, so I...

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pcbiz 3 hours ago
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Whats the best way to hook up a compressor? Should I plug it in before a preamp or after, and what's the difference? Also, is...

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travisbrown 5 hours ago
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Sorry if this is dumb question... Does an FCB1010 straight out of factory (no chip update) send toggle or momentary messages?...

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washburnbill 5 hours ago
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Hi there, I've asked this question to Behringer support, who replied with exactly the setup I described (?): I have an...

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CJ Mastering 5 hours ago
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Hi guys, I am voice actor and recently bought a new dynamic microphone. After using the mic for a few hours, it started...

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The0 6 hours ago
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Hi all, I recently got the Pultec from Klark and I do like it with the little time I've had to play around with it. Are there...

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CJ Mastering 7 hours ago
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Just listened to MxPx's new song "Let's Ride" for reference to a client who just finished recording and wanted me to...

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CJ Mastering 8 hours ago
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Hi, I'm looking at getting a sequencer I have an MFB522, a Nord Drum, and an Esoniq SQ1. Getting a drum loop of the 522 +...

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WebbNZ 8 hours ago
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This was talked about a bit on another thread which I couldn't find...just wondering how some of you have done this, what you...

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jammiedodger666 9 hours ago
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Hello! I just listened to maybe on of the greatest song in this genre from The Black Keys. YouTube The sound that I`m...

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ravaell 10 hours ago
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Hello, Using altiverb to spice up a mix 80s style by using the yamaha spx90 impulse response. But it seems to not sit on it's...

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Owen L T 10 hours ago
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The noise here isn't terrible, but I feel like my levels relative to the hiss are worse than what I've heard in other peoples...

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NoobNova 20 hours ago
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I am trying to understand the elements of a mix and also had some producing questions so I know how to mix it no matter what is...

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LAMBEAU 21 hours ago
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Hey everyone I'm new here..Greetz I am facing a decision making and I ask you in on it to think with me what should be done in...

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Synth Guru 22 hours ago
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Hello people, advice on monitor placement much appreciated..... in a room with the dimensions: Lenght - 323 cm // 127.2...

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J R 1 day ago
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I am getting Dangerous D-Box soon and I have RME UCX audio card. The RME UCX has 6 outputs in the back, plus a headphone...

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Friedrik83 1 day ago
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I’m thinking of a Microkorg, however, I’m really skeptical... I need something versatile, that I can pump great, unique yet...

MC Antizino
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MC Antizino 1 day ago
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I have a MPC Live and I want to be able to hook it up to an audio interface. Would the Presonus 68 be able to do the job for me?...

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eoetheory 1 day ago
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Hey everyone. I’ve been stalking these boards for years, this is my first post though so go easy on a noob :) I’ve been...
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Hi all!... Maybe this is a silly question: I own a Yamaha V50 that has L/Mono - R outputs... What I would like to know...

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MarkF48 1 day ago
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*moved to a more appropriate thread*

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cmcn 2 days ago
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Hi folks, Money is always an issue so I'd like to find a mixer that I can use both live for FOH mixing .. but could also...

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deedeeyeah 2 days ago
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I'm getting a lot more serious about building an actual dedicated studio space in my home. Having recorded in a very sub optimal...

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Owen L T 2 days ago
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I am wrapping up the mixing of my first EP rockout Up until now I've only mixed it using my earbuds (don't judge pleaseee)...

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geeorge 2 days ago
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So if say, someone gets a 49 key synth and then a 61 key midi keyboard, will the additional keys be able to make the synth play...

MC Antizino
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MC Antizino 2 days ago
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when was the last time you used a limiter on your master buss and what did you accomplish/ how did you do it?

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BoomWomb 2 days ago
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I've been watching a lot of Weathervane videos because I think they're great, especially their Shaking Throughs series. But one...

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kriptik8 2 days ago
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Hi! Recently I have recorded a song and wanted to export it to 24 bit wave file. At first Windows Media Player couldn't play it...

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AiXe 2 days ago
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hey guys, i'm new to the forum - been stalking here for years though :D I guess that there have been quite a few people...

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LifeWhyz 2 days ago
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In a quest to try to bring greater clarity to my mixes, I've been researching various EQ techniques and stumbled upon this...

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chazmar 2 days ago
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It said on the website it only worked on Mac, but I’ve seen people use it on a PC though... * sound editor, not audio...

MC Antizino
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MC Antizino 2 days ago
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Jeff Hayat 2 days ago
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Hello I am after a bit of advice. Its been about 25 years since I did any recording and I have decided to get back into it....

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usher72 2 days ago
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So here is my issue. I have a super nice guitar and a nice amp but I don't have any pedals and I don't use pedals enough to buy a...

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joeq 2 days ago
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Just to get this out of the way, I am not in any way talking about "mixing controllers" that simply control the faders...

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mikeg.lazer 3 days ago
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Hi everyone! Right I recently brought a Apollo Twin MKii Thunderbolt for Mac and since upgrading to the Apollo Twin my vocals...

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LeeWest155 3 days ago
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dannydawiz 3 days ago
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Hi I've never done this before. If I connect RCA cables from the left and right speakers to the line out XLRs on my UH-7000...

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Bushman 3 days ago
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Hi all, I'm sure I'll be lambasted for asking this, but I'm trying to figure out why I can't get an honest sound out of my mics...

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StevieD009 3 days ago
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Hi everyone, I think i need at least 4 extra dynamic mics (or maybee just 2) and preamps to suit in order to record a drum kit...

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LLSentelle 3 days ago
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Hi guys, gonna try and keep this short and sweet. My go to/typical vocal chain (Which works well for me most of the time) Is...

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jammiedodger666 3 days ago
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As title says, my KORG SP-250 makes a consistent buzzing noise (Video below) when turned on. The sound will disappear if I plug...

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MarkF48 3 days ago
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What I'm looking for: 88 keys, would settle for 76, might consider 61 semi-weighted pitch/mod controls (probably states the...

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dethbyoogabooga 3 days ago
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Hey All - My setup used to be Apollo Duo > DBox > PT but I have recently purchased an SSL Buss comp and after A/Bing...

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RiF 3 days ago
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I wanted to know this because some things (like rhythm kings), sound so good with effects, but I want to use effects on it...

MC Antizino
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dethbyoogabooga 3 days ago
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MC Antizino 3 days ago
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Hi! I think it's my first time writing here and I had some questions about outboard gear especially EQ/Compressor. I'am a little...

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Albastudio 3 days ago


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