Exploring inserts: Using EQ as a mix tool


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Exploring inserts: Using EQ as a mix tool

We can measure sound waves in terms of their frequency and their amplitude. Frequency is what determines the pitch content of a sound, how high or low pitched it is, while amplitude is the sound's volume. In this video, we're going to look at a plug-in tool called an Equalizer, or EQ, that controls the frequency of a sound in a track. By altering the frequency within EQ, we can carve out a unique space for a track, so it fits better in our mix. An EQ can be inserted as a plug-in on any track. It can be used to enhance elements of a sound, and fix problems. It can even be used to make a sound compliment another sound on a different track, when it's combined in a mix.

The most common EQ you'll see is the Channel Strip EQ in Logic. Let's insert one on the Snare track. Click under the Inserts to an available plug-in slot and go to EQ > Channel EQ - since this is a mono track, we can choose Mono. The plug-in window pops-up, and you also see a green area at the top of the t...

Exploring inserts: Using EQ as a mix tool
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Exploring inserts: Using EQ as a mix tool provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Logic Pro 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Logic Pro
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