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Using the equalizer (EQ) during recording

You might be tempted to reach for the EQ when something doesn't sound right while recording, but as you see later in the course, there are much better ways to adjust the sound. That said, equalization can be a very powerful tool during recording under the right circumstances. Let's look at how that's done. First of all, for a complete explanation of all the various parameter controls and general EQ setup, check out my Audio Mixing Boot camp course or Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filters on the lynda.com online training library.

Now let's say that what you're recording still doesn't sound right after moving the mics, changing mics, and altering the signal path. Now it's time to try some equalization. The first thing to try is to cut a few dB from around 200 to 500 hertz. This is because it's one of the areas that will get a proximity effect boost when a mic is placed closely to an instrument or amp. If there is a frequency that seems to be sharp and piercing, set the...

Using the equalizer (EQ) during recording
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Using the equalizer (EQ) during recording provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Recording Techniques

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