Get in the Mix: Automating EQ


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Get in the Mix: Automating EQ

Most songs contain a variety of different sections, as in verse, chorus, bridge, et cetera. It's fairly common for an engineer to have to automate a level of a track in a mix up or down to accomodate the new section's arrangement density. For example, I might have to turn up my vocal in the chorus as additional elements are added to the arrangement. I can use the same technique with e q for the same exact reason. Since e q is just a frequency specific level control, and most daws allow me to easily automate plug ins.

I can automate bands of e q to boost or cut during certain sections of my mix. To better accomodate the sections elements. For example, during most of the songs I might want my guitar to complement the lead vocal by removing some of the frequencies that compete with the vocals intelligability. However during the guitar solo, the guitar becomes the lead instrument and has no vocal to compete with. So adding back or even boosting some of the same previously removed frequencies during...

Get in the Mix: Automating EQ
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Get in the Mix: Automating EQ provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Lee White as part of the Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filters

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