How To Equalize The Rhythm Section In Audio Mixing


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Equalizing the rhythm section

The bass provides the power to the mix, but it's the relationship between it and the drums that really makes the mix sound big and fat. That's why some mixers can spend hours just fine-tuning this balance. If the relationship isn't correct then the song will just never sound big and punchy. In this video I'm going to show you just how to get that balance. First thing we're going to do is we're going to have a listen to what we have. This is just the drums and bass. (Music playing) This doesn't sound too bad, but it's a little murky in the low-end.

There are some times when we can't hear the definition of the kick and there are other times when we really can't hear the definition of the bass, and that's what we're trying to get: definition plus some power. So the first thing we're going to do is look at how the kick is EQed. Now the first thing we see is it's EQed at almost 80 Hz. Now if we go and look at the bass as well, we can se...

Equalizing the rhythm section
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Equalizing the rhythm section 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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