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Get in the Mix: Creating complementary EQ curves

We now know that it's best to make EQ decisions in context. Based on how we want to push and pull the listener's focus, and complement all the instruments, and song as a whole. We also know that frequency and pitch are directly related. And therefore, elements playing in the same octave are in danger of competing with each other, and may need special consideration in regards to EQ to sound good in context. Simply boosting an instrument's fundamental frequency tends to make instruments blur together in the mix.

Remember. It's an instrument's harmonic series that give it its unique tone. And quite often, the frequencies near the fundamental tend to sound very similar from instrument to instrument. That being said, when dealing with instruments that live in the same frequency range, we must attempt to create complementary curves that allow each instrument to speak in the desired way. Without blurring over each other or overpowering that specific frequency range. Now where this is most c...

Get in the Mix: Creating complementary EQ curves
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Get in the Mix: Creating complementary EQ curves 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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