The Pain Frequency

Learn about the Pain Frequency which is actually the upper-mid range frequency, and the main idea is to cut out the most problematic frequencies in mixing, especially...

The Mix EQ Check

Know about the “Mix EQ Check” tip. The main idea of the tip is the mixer should match the top and bottom of any mix with another...

Important Equalization Frequencies

50 Hz fullness to low freq instruments - foot, bass, floor tom decrease the "boom" of the bass and can increase recognition and overtones of the bass line in the mix. Often...

DBX 160 + Pultec Kick and Snare Parallel Compression Trick

Dave Pensado discusses his parallel compression method for kicks and snares using the DBX 160 and Pultec EQ in the 52nd Into The Lair series from Pensado's...
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Introduction to Equalisation

Equalisation or EQ is perhaps the most fundamental tool of the mix engineer. He/she must determine what contribution each element should be making to the frequency spectrum...
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Equalisation – Practical Applications

How one chooses to apply EQ depends on a number of factors. The style of music, the instrument, the quality of the recording, the musical arrangement, the...

EQ Before Compression

Part 12 of 31 - Should you EQ before you compress a track? Or the other way around? Here's what I like to do and why. Download...

EQ Carving Guitars

Part 16 of 31 - Get more separation in your double tracked guitars with this simple complimentary EQ carving technique. Download my free eBook "The #1 Rule...

EQ In Mono

Part 5 of 31 - Take the time to do most of your initial EQ work in mono. It will force you to get the right EQ...

Kick And Bass EQ

Part 12 of 31 - Today's tip will help keep the kick and the bass from fighting each other, giving you more clarity in the bottom of...

Enhance your music production with Novation Ultranova

There is certainly something to be said about this synth, especially if you are into music production or sound design. It could be easily priced...