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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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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...

matt thomas
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bernieesquire 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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Hi folks, Want to clear up something in my head here. Full disclosure: I have a Babyface Pro, to which I'd like to add a few mic...

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CJ Mastering 4 minutes ago
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Can someone help me try to wrap my head around preamps and if it takes more that one on an interface to record multiple things at...

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Bender412 26 minutes ago
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I want to sounded like this autotune style. Which vst i need to use?

Erdem Alsirt
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Erdem Alsirt 58 minutes ago
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… so you can EQ all the tracks or buses at the same time with knobs. high/low pass and the parametric band. I don't own one,...

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Owen L T 1 hour ago
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Hi guys. I'm a little confused on AES3 (IEC 60958 Type 1) sampling rates. Let's say that I'm not using any type of external...

Brian Bowers
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Brian Bowers 2 hours ago
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Hello there! I'm developing an electronic music project in which I'll have a small section of 3 clarinets, 3 flutes, strings...

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end 2 hours ago
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Hi everyone, I will be recording a concert at a fairly large venue. Id like to blend a multitracked recording directly from...

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Snoggin 3 hours ago
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Naturally, I want the absolute highest quality I can get, and I currently render everything at 24bit, but I'm wondering if...

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bill5 3 hours ago
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Hey guys, So I've recently got a Zoom H6, and I was very unsure about that purchase due to mixed feelings about it with people...

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Bert37 3 hours ago
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Hi guys! So I’m new to mixing and recording. I’ve been a part of multiple semi pro recordings in the past but never dived...

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Sonsnotbeggars 5 hours ago
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When I Master I typically can't get my Volume up to Standard without peaking. Is this because i am mastering in box, and...

Tobias Funke
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Carbinax 6 hours ago
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(title is wrong, can't edit, should be "Difference between 1/4TRS line inputs, and TRS headphone out >...

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psycho_monkey 13 hours ago
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Amateur drummer with small, deadened room. Trying to use colvolution reverbs to get a decent sound, but it’s been tough in a...

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h20fam 16 hours ago
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I am just starting to learn how to master so aside from this post if anyone recommends a good source to learn some basics that...

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bby94 16 hours ago
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Hi Guys I am looking for a Neve console, and I was wondering, what makes that great warm sound? Is it "just" the...

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Frank_Case 16 hours ago
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hi everyone...two days ago i bought Yamaha hs5. one speaker seems a bit open in mid range than other. is it speaker problem or...

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Sohan 17 hours ago
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Okay, the synths are from 0:52 in the chorus. Bit difficult to explain, but it's the rhythmic ones, sorta hard attack but with...

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Taragana 18 hours ago
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Hello, A newbie to the site here and darn happy to hear of you. I have an Electro-Voice RE20 mic and recently upgraded to the...

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Owen L T 21 hours ago
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Hey guys, I'm almost done with an album I'm working on, and currently I have the entire album as a single wav file because the...

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norfolk martin 22 hours ago
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Hi everyone. I had my guitar plugged into Logic as usual. I opened up a new project and the line was so much quieter than...

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BigMoney 1 day ago
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so i've been recording my vocals and bass directly into my usb interface for the last couple years. sounds great. no complaints....

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wentzelitis 1 day ago
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Anybody want to help me identify this sound and how to replicate it? Maybe its a preset on a certain drum machine? it's the drums...

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TRDream 1 day ago
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Love gearslutz don’t see anything dedicated to mixing on here. Suggestions? Thanks!

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LoneSoundRanger 1 day ago
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Hey guys, I’ve been mixing music here and there for a few years now. I’m doing indi and folk music, I’ll leave out the...

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wrgkmc 1 day ago
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Hello all, I am new to this community and wanted to start my journey with a question. How many speakers do we need to put...

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mattiasnyc 1 day ago
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I keep hearing this phrase being thrown around about getting a "huge mix" but when I compare my mixes to pro mixes they...

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Owen L T 1 day ago
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Hey guys ! So im trying to find the formula of super old school techno bass The best example for it is LFO - LFO (Leeds...

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tauraxx 1 day ago
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haha...I edited this twice. Clearly, I did a poor job of stating my question.

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LoneSoundRanger 1 day ago
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So I have a question regarding the 1 channel headphone/mic amp, behringer MicroMON. First of all, I have a ART PRO MPA2 Preamp...

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stella645 1 day ago
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Hey guys, I've been working on creating depth in my mixes. I've messed around with eq and reverb for years. Recently I've...

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LoneSoundRanger 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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AMIEL 1 day ago
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I do what I can with eq compression and reverb. Where I find my mixes really begin to pop is when adding very subtle amounts of...

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LoneSoundRanger 1 day ago
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can someone help me? i'm considering buying a 24 track system 8 MK3. the one i'm interested in has 24 1/4" direct outs on...

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y2kalaki 1 day ago
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Hi! I have been mixing on and off for about 2 years and have read 3 or 4 well-regarded books so I know a fair amount but...

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railcity 1 day ago
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I can't control my environment enough to clean tracks on my desk monitors. I have to rely on my 7506 to clean up the noise. Use...

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Carbinax 1 day ago
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Can I use a di box as a dac to connect my tube amp, which is not made for headphones (more for speakers) and is home made. If i...

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dfchandler 1 day ago
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So, i'm looking for some budget preamps. But the preamps and digital converters have me confused. Can someone explain me what the...

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NerdyUsername 2 days ago
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I'm curious to know if listeners can hear the difference in two versions of the same song (one is processed and the other is...

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Red Black 2 days ago
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Hi all, I've just finished my first digital release (a solo guitar EP) and it's been uploaded to all major stores. One thing...

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MiguelDamas 2 days ago
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Hello, I have a PA with an aux out. 1/4" TRS balanced +4db output. The headphone amplifier is stereo 1/4" TRS input...

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foul_owl 2 days ago
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Hello, I recently purchased a Mackie ProFX8v2, I already own a Behringer Uphoria interface, being the newbie that I am, I have...

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Josef_K 2 days ago
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Looking to buy small light weight PA speakers for a 4 piece playing small venues. Will only have the voxs going through it. Any...

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stevelindsay 2 days ago
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IMO anyway Edit: no idea why it's not cut/pasting right, but delete the spaces below to get it www. the producers choice...

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bill5 2 days ago
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Hi Guys.. got this newbie doubt.. I often shop on Discogs, buying cds i don't find in digital stores. I store and listen all my...

far away
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Noisewagon 2 days ago
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A question for all of you GS compression gurus: is it true, as I surmise, that all (or most all) spoken word compression benefits...

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VoiceShow 2 days ago
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Hi, When I listen to reference CDs that I have imported into protools and put them on a track that is set to 0dbfs I find I...

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Wizzomixer 2 days ago
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Hi all. I am thinking about getting some studio monitors for my home studio (probably 25m2 in size). I am not a professional and...

Kjell M.I.E
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Owen L T 2 days ago
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Hi this is my first post on here so apologies if it is in the wrong sub or I've done something stupid... I did look at the...

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Brent Hahn 3 days ago
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Which of the following attached music samples (same song) sounds better to you and why?

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nmccamy 3 days ago
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Hello, I need some kind of mixer/splitter... I have three keyboards that I need to control separately white space...

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deedeeyeah 3 days ago


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