Using the magic high-pass filter


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Using the magic high-pass filter

In this video I'm going to show you how to use the highpass filter to magically clean up your mix. The highpass filter is one of the most useful and overlooked equalization parameters. It allows the high frequencies to pass and cuts off the low frequencies, which usually don't add that much to the sound anyway. What we're going to do is go over on the electric guitar and let's insert a 1- Band EQ. And what we're going to do is we're going to put it on highpass filter. So we selected High-Pass here. Now usually there are two controls that you have-- sometimes there is only one--and it's a frequency control that selects the frequency that the filter works, at and sometimes there is a slope control, or sometimes called Q, and what this will do is select the rate that the filter rolls off at.

So there is 60 dB/octave. You can see when we go to 12 dB/octave, it's even more pronounced, 18 dB/octave is more so, and 24 dB is flat off the cliff. Let's listen to what...

Using the magic high-pass filter
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Using the magic high-pass filter 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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