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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 1 day 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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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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coolfog09 42 minutes 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 43 minutes 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 1 hour 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 6 hours 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 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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Quetz 9 hours 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 9 hours 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 9 hours 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 19 hours 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 22 hours 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 22 hours 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 23 hours 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 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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vitocorleone123 1 day 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 1 day ago
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Hey guys, I've got a few problems I'm trying to nail down, I thought I'd ask about one issue here. I'm building a guitar...

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tulsa299 1 day ago
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I'm looking to integrate the UA into my current setup. The current setup has the Fireface as my interface, 2 Behringer Ultra DI...

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Bassious 123 2 days ago
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Whats up yall Have you guys had much time to play with auto key detection on pro tools pro? I feel like it chooses C a lot...

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sotorious 2 days ago
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In popular music, they have so much clarity and volume, yet they also have massive dynamic range. How do they do it? For me to...

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IanBSC 2 days ago
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HI, So ive been trying to tag my audio .WAV files but with little succes. inside the tagging programs (Kid3 and mp3 tag) the...

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Etch-A-Sketch 2 days 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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Etch-A-Sketch 2 days ago
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Howdy. I'm running an Antelope Orion Studio rev2017 in conjunction with A Burl B2 DAC and ADC. Do they need to be clocked by a...

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zamm 2 days 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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Bushman 2 days ago
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Hello friends, So I've been doing some A/B ing with my final masters within my DAW (reaper) with popular commercial releases,...

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Owen L T 2 days ago
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I thought I knew Kontakt reasonably well; have figured out multi-timbral routing in Logic etc., but a few things have cropped up...

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wen 2 days ago
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Hi, greetings slutz Not really a newbie per se, but I didn't wanna clutter up the gear forums with an engineering question....

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BrassElephant 2 days ago
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Which mono DI:s should I buy for my Boss RC-300? For live performance. Mostly I use it to loop my vocals and acoustic guitar,...

King Jorma
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King Jorma 2 days ago
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Does anyone have experience with online mastering services? These days many mastering services are being offered on Landr and...

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dights 2 days ago
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I’m about to buy a mic for recording my girlfriend’s vocals at home. I’ve learned that different mics suit different...

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bill5 2 days ago
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Hello All, After doing a quick search with little luck, I decided to make my first post. I am in the early stages of...

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Brent Hahn 2 days ago
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If one is playing backing tracks / accompaniment tracks where the music is originating from a PC into a PA system... and the...

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Rockrz 2 days 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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YRLK 2 days ago
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Let's I've got a novation launch control xl, but it's only 8 channels and I want more like 16. Can I just buy another one and...

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Blacklilyorchard 3 days ago
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Is it common practice to apply saturation to FX such as reverb and delays? I see with Soundtoys Echoboy, one can apply saturation...

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skitzothebeast 3 days ago
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Is a dynamic mic best for tracking harmonica, or do some of you use a condenser? My best dynamic mic is an EV 767. Believe it...

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TurboJets 3 days ago
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Can anyone recommend a good plugin for analyzing noise? Most frequency analysers are great for finding peak frequencies. But...

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joeq 3 days ago
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So by all means, im no expert at all of this yet, and still somewhat getting to know certain ins and outs, so bare with me....

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joeq 3 days ago
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Hi all. I have used Landr and Tunecores mastering services (the AI-one (9,99 dollars)) pr song and I am quite satisfied with the...

Kjell M.I.E
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RockvilleAudio 3 days ago
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Hi there! New member on here. I created an account just for this specific question.. so all the Neve 1073 Pre-amp users I would...

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Hecker 3 days ago
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How To Use Time Based-Effects in your DAW?

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RockvilleAudio 3 days ago
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So by all means, im no expert at all of this yet, and still somewhat getting to know certain ins and outs, so bare with me....

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Shields27 3 days ago
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Hi I've just (almost) completed a 12 month build on a set of studio desks for my little home studio. To that end I'm...

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CaptainSummers 3 days ago
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Hello all, I'm a newbie to production and have a general question that's come up a few times in the last year or so I've been...

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BIG BUDDHA 3 days ago
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What causes a high-pitched whine to plague certain DI bass recordings (I'm sure other instruments recorded direct can suffer from...

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Wayne 3 days 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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joeq 4 days ago
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Hello, I would like to ask if anyone has any idea about this. I don`t know anything so this might all be off. Basically I have...

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Notanothersteve 4 days ago


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