Understanding EQ and filters


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Understanding EQ and filters

In this video, we will take a closer look at EQs and filters, learn about their basic parameters, and discuss when and how to use EQ-type devices. So EQs are devices that change the tone, or frequency response, of the signal. And it's likely that you're probably familiar with the type of EQ called the graphic EQ, where there are several sliders, each one assigned to a particular portion of the frequency band and you can raise that to increase that particular frequency range or lower it to decrease it. But graphic EQs are not found in a DAW like Ableton Live.

It's much more likely that you are going to find something that's called a parametric EQ. And in Live, we have one that is referred to as the EQ Eight. So I am going to grab that here from the Live Device browser, and I am going to drag and drop that on the EQ track. And let me minimize this virtual instrument by double-clicking on it. Now I can see the EQ, and we can talk about the parameters here. So on the left-ha...

Understanding EQ and filters
Video duration: 7m 14s 7h 20m Beginner

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Understanding EQ and filters provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
Software:
Ableton Live
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