Get in the Mix: Using EQ to fix problems and place elements in the mix


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Get in the Mix: Using EQ to fix problems and place elements in the mix

EQ can be used to repair signal's frequency response and create a more idealized representation of the recording. Likewise, EQ can be used to fit the resulting fixed signal into the rest of the mix. Complementing the other elements. Because of this I often like to break my EQ approach into two parts. I start by considering the signal by itself, and listen for anything that sounds out of place, like too much frequency build-up or resonance from improper mic placement or background noises recorded with the signal.

At this stage, I may use EQ to attempt to correct these issues before I try to place my signal into the rest of the mix. I call this stage Corrective EQ. This is the one place where I think it's okay to listen critically in isolation, with the track soloed. During this stage, I'm usually cutting or removing frequencies from the signal, rather than boosting. After getting rid of things I know I don't want in the signal, I proceed to the most important stage of the EQing process.

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Get in the Mix: Using EQ to fix problems and place elements in the mix
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Get in the Mix: Using EQ to fix problems and place elements in the mix 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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