Equalize the Strings in Audio Mixing in Pro Tools


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Equalizing the strings

Whether real or artificial strings, are frequently used as a finishing touch to an arrangement, although they tend to stick out of the mix because of their mostly high-frequency content. In this video I'll show you some tips for EQing strings. First of all let's listen to the song with the strings in the mix. (Music playing) What we just heard was some artificial strings like you'd find on a typical synthesizer and you can hear that they stick out the mix a little bit.

There are pads, three octaves of strings. But that being said there's not much movement and that's the way it usually is with most string sections. What that means is usually we have to make sure that not only does it fit in the mix but we can hear it as well. So let's listen to the string patch just by itself for a second. (Music playing) Now obviously when they're dry it doesn't sound as good as when we envelop it with reverb, but nonetheless you will get the idea where we add some EQ.

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Equalizing the strings
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Equalizing the strings 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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Pro Tools
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