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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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Etch-A-Sketch 1 week ago
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I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing...

matt thomas
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bainmack 9th March 2018
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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 27th January 2018
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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 yall, So, I've been practising a bit lately with phase/time alignment when speakers aren't in line with the subs i.e, being...

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deedeeyeah 4 minutes ago
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My Avatone CV12 is creating a ton of feedback in home studio. I've hooked up a AKG Perception 200 with no feedback at all. Is the...

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CJ Mastering 18 minutes ago
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Hi Everyone, I need a mic to record both solo and group vocals. Any particular mic to suit my need? I do mostly pop/rock and...

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voodoo4u 57 minutes ago
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I've returned to composing and recording music after a 10-year hiatus where I focused on work/school/life stuff and for the past...

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jiffybox 1 hour ago
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I'm getting a "Can not connect Recorder CPU" error code when trying to start up my Aw4416. I'd been away for 5 years,...

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MOC 1 hour ago
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Hello. Not sure where I should have put this thread. I'm a musician but a synth newbie. I really want to recreate the synth...

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Owen L T 1 hour ago
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Looking for high quality studio phones for tracking/monitoring. Something extremely flat and...

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CJ Mastering 3 hours ago
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Hi! I am new to this forum (and sound mixing in general) and was wondering if anyone would be interested in providing feedback on...

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Wizzomixer 4 hours ago
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Hello Guys, I just learned a trick with compression for drum and bass, the real NY compression trick. Now that I tried it, I...

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CynicalDux 4 hours ago
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I am new to the practice of sending individual tracks to others online for purposes of collaboration and have a general question....

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Brent Hahn 4 hours ago
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I'm new to the forums and looking for some feedback on making a studio desk. I just bought a NI S61 keyboard and are running...

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vindustrial 5 hours ago
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Hi everyone. I know posts have been made about this topic before, but none of them solved my issue. I’m trying to double track...

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rparker 8 hours ago
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Hey guys! I'm new here and didn't realise I was missing out on connecting with such a large community of enthusiasts like...

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shauryamanga 11 hours ago
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Hello everyone. Just wondering how I can download the 64-bit windows version of this vst. Cannot find it anywhere. All links I...

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Ol' Betsey 12 hours ago
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So for an audio class project I need to reproduce the sound of Led Zeppelin 1 as closely as possible. I have musicians who can...

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psykostx 15 hours ago
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A decade ago I used Soundtrack Pro like it was going out of style for audio clean up and noise removal on old productions and...

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steelaudio 17 hours ago
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hello, I did a search for this but didn't find anything for my specific question so apologies if it has been addressed. It...

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westom 19 hours ago
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Ok so let's say I wanna record an E.P. for a band. I would want to have the same uniform sound throughout the album with the same...

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billy_neighbors 19 hours ago
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My 2016 Macbook Pro isn't reading my Tascam US-1800 interface. I installed the latest driver and still nothing. The website said...

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64gtoboy 20 hours ago
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Most of my songs have acoustic guitar, banjo, ukulele, and vocals as the primary instruments - I'm finding it very hard to make a...

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Brent Hahn 21 hours ago
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I have an example of some music attached that I've written/recorded and at the moment is mostly EZDrummer + Synths. This is the...

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Quetz 21 hours ago
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Hi to all of you professional mixers/engineers. If you want to skip the whole discussion and just give me some simple feedback...

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Quetz 22 hours ago
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Which input sensitivity (+4dBu/-10 dBv) settings should I use when connecting JBL LSR 305 speakers directly to the Realtek ALC892...

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CJ Mastering 1 day ago
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Hello everybody. I’m actually a pro-user but Basic vs. Premium differences are a bit confusing and not well documented. I know...

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dugdanger 1 day ago
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Hello, I have a question about the compression. Why when I increase the attack along with it increases the threshold?

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wrgkmc 1 day ago
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Hi all. My issue : There is a constant white noise present when I arm a track for record using a hardware instrument. The...

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Lumbergh 1 day ago
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I'm sure most of us on here have heard the track Lenny by SRV. If you haven't: YouTube I'm curious on how one would go about...

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CJ Mastering 1 day ago
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Hello guys, any ideas on how the effect on the guitar in the LEFT channel is achieved in this song? It's almost synth-like and...

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Dot 1 day ago
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Hello again friends. I’ve been lucky enough to have the cash to build a nice little home studio. I’m learning pretty quickly...

Redondo Paul
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CJ Mastering 1 day ago
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Hey guys! Very newbie question here. I'd love to know how people get vocal effects when they're playing a performance. I'd...

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CJ Mastering 1 day ago
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I'm not a newbie, but I am fairly new to analog tape, so this is sort of a newbie question. I recently acquired a Fostex R8...

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BIG BUDDHA 1 day ago
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Hello everyone, I'm new on the forum, though I've been using it for a lot of researching over the last couple of months....

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rode87 1 day ago
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Hey guys. I've been creeping around on this site for a few years now and it's been really helpful. Anyways, I was wondering;...

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FreshProduce 1 day ago
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Obviously, you cannot sample another artist's music to use or call your own without clearance, but what about sources outside of...

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Noisewagon 1 day ago
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Hello! I am looking to record a nice high quality EP at home with my band. I have a Presonus Quantum audio interface, it...

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unitymusic 1 day ago
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Hey guys i wonder if you can help me I have a few beats that i made a while back that i rendered to wav files ready to be...

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1MAVHERE 2 days ago
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Hey guys, first post here. I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough as to help me find the percussion samples similar to...

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LadiesMan217 2 days ago
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Hi all, I've been running a podcast for 3 years with an in-studio co-host (my wife, at our table). We're stepping up our game to...

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jephre 2 days ago
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Hello I just got a UA LA-610 to take my sound quality to another level as I'm just not satisfied with what I got from the...

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pief 2 days ago
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Advice on Podcasting Equipment I am purchasing podcasting equipment for a home studio (mid-range, nothing crazy, max budget of...

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nightchef 2 days ago
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ianob 2 days ago
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Hey Everyone, Looking for some feedback on an issue that has taken way too much of my time (but learned a lot along the...

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JAYTDOT 2 days ago
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Absolutely love the vocoder effect of Isaac from The Orville. Any ideas on recreating this effect? Anyone know what tool(s)...

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steelaudio 2 days ago
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I'm pretty new to this side of audio as I've always just used headphones so I'm not entirely sure what's going on... I've got...

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MerkZ 2 days ago
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hey everyone i recently bought a rode k2 for a lynx l22 interface, i was wondering the mic goes into either left or right, how...

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superbness 2 days ago
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Picked up an Omnitronic Sound Mixer SM 120 (Can't find much about the model at all) and looking around I need some kind of UCA...

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ShadowsOfLife 2 days ago
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Let's say I want to use a passive summing box. I need a couple of preamps to provide make up gain. Can I use something like the...

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Arthur Stone 2 days ago
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Hello I write it in desperation, forgive logic of some sentences. I'm struggling with it all day. I do not need technical...

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NOOHP 3 days ago
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Hey Guys, Apologies if the answer to this is elsewhere but i really can’t find a definate answer anywhere! So, my question...

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andychamp 3 days ago
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Good morning all! This is my first post here, so forgive me if I may have involuntarily skipped any rule, and let me now just in...

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tadm 3 days ago


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