Music Mixing

What is EQ?


Learning how to use EQ, is the first step toward developing great mixing skills. Knowing how frequencies interact and knowing how they all fit together is a crucial skill that mixing engineers should have. Equalization, or EQ,  is the most important mixing processor to create separation in your instruments and balance in your mixes. Long-time...


The Biggest Lie About EQ


The most annoying comment I see in the online audio forums is a variation of this nonsense: “You should only use subtractive EQ and never boost more than 3 dBs” This is…for a lack of a better term…absolute bullshit. And I’m willing to fight anybody who follows this advice as gospel. It’s just plain wrong...


No More EQ Problems


If you’re anything like my other students, you love to geek out about EQ. You may find it equally fascinating and frustrating. Frustrating when you can’t seem to find that muddy sound that’s throwing a blanket over your mix. Fascinating when you turn a knob or boost a frequency and your mix just jumps out...


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