How to Juggle EQ Frequencies when Audio Mixing in Pro Tools


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Learning frequency juggling

In this video I am going to show you an EQ technique called juggling frequencies. One of the biggest problems during mixing is when two instruments clash because their predominant frequencies are in the same bandwidth. This often happens with two similar guitars in the mix, like if they're both Strats played through Marshals. But it could happen with other combinations too. Sometimes it happens between a guitar and a lead vocal, or a snare drum and a guitar, or a keyboard and a bass. The way to avoid this is to use a method called juggling frequencies. Veteran mixers know that equalizing a track without listening to any of the other tracks at the same time inevitably causes a frequency clash.

The way to avoid this is to listen to other instruments while you're EQing. When you fine-tune instruments that have frequencies that clash, just solo those; here is how this works with these two guitars. Let's listen to them first. (music playing) This sounds so much alike that it's rea...

Learning frequency juggling
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Learning frequency juggling 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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