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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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RobDrmz 4 days ago
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I started a thread the other day featuring a great video on EQing...

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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. Can someone help me out please? I'm going to be purchasing the slate digital and ssl subscriptions. The pay one time for...

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Richarddthompson 27 minutes ago
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Hi there I cant see anuone else having this problem here. But im creating a LOT of sounds and little pieces of music for a game...

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birdclaw 1 hour ago
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Hi guys, I have to record some acoustic guitar and some vocals (16 bits) with a condenser microphone on a small mixer and I am...

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RiF 3 hours ago
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This is probably a really ignorant question, but here goes. We host a two person podcast. We will be having phone/Skype...

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docdaddy 6 hours ago
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I'm having all kinds of issues with noise in my apartment. I flat-out can't use the single coil pickup through my amp or record...

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aste 7 hours ago
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Hello to all you gear and music headz out there! My name is Andrew I live in the US( Associate Degree in Sound Engineering)...

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Bushman 10 hours ago
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Hi! I was given a multitrack recording by my mixing teacher and my question was: do the tracks recorded in stereo (for example an...

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deedeeyeah 11 hours ago
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Hi all this is my first post as I am new to this forum So I'm obsessed with Mass Effect and I spend a lot of my time trying to...

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DoYouKnowsDeWay 12 hours ago
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I have a powered mixer (500 watt rms) I am using for Monitors and a 736 watt RMS two channel power Amp I am using for subs and...

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kenletson 12 hours ago
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Hi there, As we know that analog type VST plugins (especially Waves audio ext) has sweet spot -18dbfs. So If sound/channel's...

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MatchesMalone_ 12 hours ago
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Hi, This problem is driving me nuts, as I cant see how I have set this up incorrect. I already made a topic earlier this year...

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neoking 15 hours ago
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Hi Guys i am kind of new here read the rules and hope this is appropriate. I am working on a song on logic pro and have an...

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Dig It 15 hours ago
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Hi all, I’ve been a member of gearslutz for quite some time now but I still consider myself to be a newbie. So here we go with...

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dights 16 hours ago
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I was wondering what is a preferred way of compressing kick and snare on the way in when using 2 mics for both the snare and kick...

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NerdyUsername 17 hours ago
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so when i listen to my synth with headphones plugged directly into it the sound is very clear. when i feed my synth into the...

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Acidizer 17 hours ago
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I was recently listening to 'Midnight' by Coldplay, and there were a few things I wanted to understand about the production of...

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Naoki971 17 hours ago
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Hello, I am having a CD-R playback problem. Burned CD's from my computer are playing back around 6 dB quieter on my car CD...

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charwh 18 hours ago
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I want to get the best quality vocal recordings to send off to professional engineers. Seems like everyone has trouble mixing my...

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wrgkmc 18 hours ago
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After I have installed high sierra suddenly I have a very loud noise floor, or some kind of noise. I don´t know if it was a...

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lejonkungen 19 hours ago
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Hello everyone! I've recently gotten into all of this worldbof music production, and I'm getting the gist of it quite...

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hmad 22 hours ago
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Hi everyone So we are a 3-piece and a lot of our live set is backing track with synths, percussion etc. We use a very simple...

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Naoki971 1 day ago
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Hello all, I have a Yamaha MC 1604 mixer at home. I am tracking through the board into Logic Pro x. I do my mix itb. When I...

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Wayne 1 day ago
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And yet all of my favorite recordings barely have any if at all. cellfone

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cavern 1 day ago
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Hi everyone. I'm trying to figure out everything happening with the vocals on this...

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ty45 1 day ago
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First time post! I am trying to record a piano track for a song but gear and money is limited. This is what I have: M-track...

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Obobokhan 1 day ago
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So I read a post/article made by an audio engineer named Graham Cochrane that runs a website of blogposts, articles, and...

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MatchesMalone_ 1 day ago
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Hi, my name is Kenn and I'm an aspiring engineer. I'm reaching out today about the unique relationship between the Apogee...

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whitehareclub 1 day ago
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YouTube Hey guys, I know there was a thread on a similar subject already but no one was really sure about the answer. Clip is...

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musman1950 1 day ago
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Happy Friday all, Recently, I have been revisiting my rock CD collection (and old memories!). My favorite guitarist list...

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apoehler 1 day ago
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Hey guys. I have a copy of Propellerhead Reason, a MicroKORG, and a Moog Slim Phatty. I am still learning my way around the...

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ctothej123 1 day ago
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Which headphones are the best for both recording vocals and mixing music (mostly rap and electronic music) under 100$? I made...

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Bob Olhsson 1 day ago
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Hello, I'd like to change the microphone I hesitate between two microphone or even a microphone that could sound good, my budjet...

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jardron 1 day ago
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Hi folks I have a pair of Kh120 and they work great, however when I connect them up to the KH810 which I got today, they still...

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Ald 1 day ago
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Hello everyone, so I make music with hardware drum machines, synths and other small synthlike devices and I hook them all up...

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sjuktstarkgrogg 1 day ago
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What exactly am i suppose to use those for? I have basically been ignoring these since i got it. Acting as if i only have 4...

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vitocorleone123 2 days ago
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I come from a background in jazz piano and improvisation and I also play live electronica/techno inspired music in a duo with a...

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jdobbins27 2 days ago
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I kind of don't understand this part as I'm new to hardware kind of. So my question is if I'm using all my hardware as insert fx...

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deedeeyeah 2 days ago
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I have a mix in Cubase that isn't exporting well. Would it be possible to record what I hear in Cubase directly into Pro Tools?

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vintagetones 2 days ago
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I have the chance to pick up a Crane Song Hedd 192 for quite cheap, however I am doubting whether this would be something for me....

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neoking 2 days ago
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Hey people, I was wondering if you guys remove all effects/processing before bouncing MIDI-tracks to Audio? Do you put it back on...

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Monotremata 2 days ago
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Hello everyone (sorry for my english......) Kinda stuck with this for a while now. I just don't get it. Asked on different...

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arT2 2 days ago
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I'm the proud owner of an Empress Compressor pedal. Purchased it to use live and re-create some of my recordings using the...

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kuasalogam 3 days ago
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My Fireface 800 only allows two ADAT in and out via light pipe. I just bought a 4-710 and a Behringer ADA8200 (so I can route in...

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Feltman 3 days ago
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Sup audio peeps have been scratching my head exactly on getting started getting good quality samples to flip for the likes of 808...

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gramzdeep 3 days ago
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Hi there, as you may guess correctly, I would like to make mixtapes of commercial/chart music in the box instead of mixing the...

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Juljan 3 days ago
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I have an Intel NUC Core i7 5557U. I bought a Behringer X Air X18 to use with Cubase. However, it seems this amp is not a fully...

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msmucr 3 days ago
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I have a kid who's been inspired by authors such as this on YouTube to get into music creation. Notice how the author shows the...

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mattiasnyc 3 days ago
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Hey everyone!!! I've been a longtime lurker, but I never had the chance to post something until I found a gap in the forums....

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javamad 3 days ago
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Hi Guys, I was wondering if anyone can help me, I recently downloaded the whole of keyscape (72GB) so I could import the...

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Fergonline 3 days ago
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hello everyone, so i've been trying to compose music for few years now by myself with fl studio and monitor headphones, and...

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pief 3 days ago


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