How To Equalize The Floor Tom In Audio Mixing


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Equalizing the floor tom

The floor tom is one of the most difficult drums to equalize because if we are not careful, it can end up sounding like a basketballs instead of a very powerful drum. But here's an EQ approach that you can take to really make it sound great. So once again, our floor tom sound different but if it doesn't sound really good in the room, it's not going to sound good, regardless of how much EQ you add. So the real trick here is add just enough EQ to make it sound a whole lot better. So let's listen to our drum fill at the beginning of the song, and listen on the left-hand side for the floor tom.

(Music playing) Just listen to it soloed. (Music playing) So I think we can make that sound little better. Let's go to our 4-Band native EQ plug-in. So the first thing we are going to do is we are going to go to 400 and that's a magic number for the floor tom because that's where the beach ball sound comes from, and you want to get rid of it. So put this up at 400Hz and it might...

Equalizing the floor tom
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Equalizing the floor tom provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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Audio + Music
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