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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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orior 2 days ago
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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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abluesky 2 days ago
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I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing...

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LouisT 2 days 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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Hey guys. I recently bought the RME Fireface UCX and new genelec monitors and wanted to make a new acustic measurement with...

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brockorama 33 minutes ago
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Hey guys, so I’ve been producing for a little over a year, and I feel like I’ve made some progress, but it’s very slow. I...

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dooger94 34 minutes ago
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Hi, I've been ITB the last years. Now things are going better and software wise I'm pretty stuffed. I got 2000€ (~ 2400...

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occide 1 hour ago
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Hello I have a question about panning: In my project everything other than the vocals are vst instruments; drums, synth bass,...

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apartment dog 1 hour ago
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My condensers (fet and tube) seem to make hard consonants sound like ice-picks to the head. My ribbon does pretty well, but...

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goom 2 hours ago
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Hello folks: I don't come here often, but I'm having problems finding answers to a couple of nagging questions to me. My...

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Robash 3 hours ago
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Was good GS fam, Someone made me a bargain for a dangerous 2 bus LT summing mixer for $600. I really want to hop on top of...

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DontaBlack 4 hours ago
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So here's the problem. I accidentaly auto-panned the bass part on a track and rendered it like that a few years ago. The bass...

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maqio 4 hours ago
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Hello all, I have a relatively simple project that I am having a great struggle with implementing successfully. The...

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agleam 5 hours ago
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Dear fellow Slutz, First post. Hello all! rockout I am looking to buy a funky Yamaha Reface keyboard and I am wondering how...

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FunkyWorm 6 hours ago
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I'm using UAD Apollo 8 in ProTools and am using SPDIF instead of regular I/O input/outputs to route to my outboard gear for...

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mattiasnyc 6 hours ago
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I’m going to be tracking drums next weekend. I have a couple nice (or nice-ish) preamps and am trying to figure out how to get...

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franktree 6 hours ago
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Hello everybody! Please advice me of the right order of turning on and off my audio gear to avoid potential damages! This...

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BIG BUDDHA 12 hours ago
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I am workng on a song right now, and in the verse there is guitar, pad and piano playing the exact same chords in the exact same...

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unitymusic 14 hours ago
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So I've reamp'd guitars before, and just used a passive Radial ProRMP reamp box. It worked fine, but I keep reading online that...

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pint07 18 hours ago
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I"m not new to IT or recording. In fact, I'm from old school where we use to cut 2" tape and aligned them before...

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Anthony1 23 hours ago
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My first tutorial video that perhaps people will find useful: how to build a virtual Marshall stack with impulse response files...

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DoctorBonkers 1 day ago
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Objective: Please articulate the minimum collection of high-end gear (item, brand and model) that you personally require to...

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Arthur Stone 1 day ago
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Hi guys! first post here.. What would be the most convenient way to record a desktop synth (O-coast ie)? I mean, without a daw....

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sdhdavid 1 day ago
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Hello everyone, :) I often see people talk about saturation for high end frequencies on vocals, specially set on the...

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Sybille 1 day ago
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Hi, I have plans in the near future to record an album entirely of spontaneous piano music with some vocals inbetween the...

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bill5 1 day ago
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Imagine you finish a mix where you add a clone of itself with a different stereo width. Some kind of "parallel...

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dzb 1 day ago
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So if I make a list of my equipment, can someone tell me how am I doing choices wise?

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Guitarist93 1 day ago
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Hi, I have plans in the near future to record an album entirely of spontaneous piano music with some vocals inbetween the...

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WilsonHoyle1994 1 day ago
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Hey guys so I'm so confused lately with mixing vocals. Say I have a verse section in my song but then now I have a chorus...

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BIG BUDDHA 1 day ago
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The only things I’ve had to record at work (I’m a high school band and orchestra teacher) are concerts, rehearsals, and...

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OrchDork 1 day ago
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So I've got a Tascam 16x8 as an interface, and discovered that the rear inputs are without preamps. Didn't realize when I bought....

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CJ Mastering 1 day ago
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I had a thread that created another question I have regarding early 80's recordings. The album in question is Rainbows -...

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BillSimpkins 2 days ago
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Hello all. What is the best way to achieve clean gain? Everytime i go up i hear the hiss which isnt room noise. Is it another...

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CJ Mastering 2 days ago
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I've encountered a strange phenomenon while mixing one of my songs. I had a bit of heavily delayed guitar I created using a pedal...

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scanner737 2 days ago
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I want to learn how to play different instruments and compose my own music, but right now I cannot get a full-sized keyboard so...

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sumthinsumthin7 2 days ago
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Is it worth upgrading from a USB Yeti mic to a e835 + CL-1 + ur22mkii or At2020 xlr + scarlett solo? Untreated bedroom, male...

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wrgkmc 2 days ago
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I found this song from Pantelis Pantelidis and I liked a lot the lead vocal that is so upfront and has a warmth! I want to ask if...

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wrgkmc 2 days ago
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Hello, I am a sound technician at a local church and we have recent problems with the Sennheiser. We run it from our board, and...

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CJ Mastering 2 days ago
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Hello, I am very new to music production. I am currently working on my first project in Logic Pro X. I know close to nothing...

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CJ Mastering 2 days ago
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Hi all, I setup a mackie dl1608 board for recording a daily podcast at my work studio (wouldn't have used it, but it was all...

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CJ Mastering 2 days ago
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I am trying to get a better understanding of how to use mixers with recording devices. Suppose I have a four channel cassette...

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joeq 2 days ago
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Hi friends! I am looking to buy two preamps, one for guitar and bass and one for vocals if that makes any sense. It's a total...

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chessparov2.0 2 days ago
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Maybe a dumb question, but I'm curious... I'll try to use examples to the best of my knowledge. I use a Scarlett 18i20 AD/DA...

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Bushman 2 days ago
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I'm going to be using the Dangerous 2-Bus, and my understanding is that it takes 16 mono inputs (or 8 stereo ins) and sums them,...

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Notanothersteve 2 days ago
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So I just moved to a new place and im trying to ghetto rig some acoustic treatment with the very limited amount of money I have...

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purleedef 2 days ago
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Apologies if this is the wrong section to post this question in. I don’t like using software like fl studio very much and I...

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joeq 2 days ago
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I’m going to be tracking a drum kit and plan on running 8 of the mics through a decent set of preamps. But I’m thinking I’m...

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Sigma 2 days ago
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Right now I'm using the Apollo with unison and the Neve 1073 plugin with my Sony c100. Things sound ok but Im not getting that...

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Singlecutz 3 days ago
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Title is kinda self explanatory.. I recently got back into music I bought an Apollo Twin quad which was recommend by a friend...

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Singlecutz 3 days ago
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Ok I thought I knew what I was doing after asking some questions here and on the Presonus forum, as well as some Pro Tool videos...

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TheEdge 3 days ago
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Hello, Today as I was cleaning my father's basement I found some gear from our old shop such as a tuntable , a cd player and...

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logouxarin 3 days ago
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I have two studio setups, the main downstairs one with all the "high end" recording stuff, and the upstairs one that's...

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wrgkmc 3 days ago
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Hi guys, just wondering if there is anyway to bypass my mixers pre amp (yamaha MG06X). My current set up is Sm7b >...

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wrgkmc 3 days ago
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I am new to all of this, but hopefully a fast learner. Our band wants to record at home. We have Reaper for a DAW and the...

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OpenRoad 3 days ago


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