How To Equalize The Rack Toms In Audio Mixing


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Equalizing the rack toms

Rack toms have a wide variety of sounds and are usually an effective part of the song's turnarounds. Sometimes you want them to sound big and fat, but sometimes you just want to hear them in passing. But you always want them to sound good. Here is how to get them that way. Remember again, no matter what you do with EQ, you can't make a bad sounding drum sound great. EQ just doesn't do that kind of job. It has to start all in the studio, the drum has to sound great acoustically, and then you can improve it from there. Just like with the other drums, there is a few points in the frequency spectrum that really makes the sound, that makes it sound bigger, makes it sound fatter, takes out some of the beach ball sound, and we're going to get to those right now.

Let's listen to a drum fill that's right at the beginning of the song. (Music playing) So there are two drums here. It's a rack tom and a floor tom and what we're going to concentrate on right now is the rack tom...

Equalizing the rack toms
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Equalizing the rack toms 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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