EQ (equalization) is an incredibly useful tool when mixing music. For the main reasons why, see my article (and video) What is Equalization, Usually Called EQ? You can do so many things with EQ, which is probably the most underutilized audio editing tool there is – at least in the mixing realm. Here is a cool…… See More
These are posts that involve the topic of editing audio.
It’s such a blessing to know that there are so many articles out there these days that talk about how to get better at mixing our music. Of course, we are sorta partial to our own articles (click here for articles about equalization – otherwise known as EQ). But we don’t know everything (I know –…… See More
Have you ever heard of Noise Gating? Well, I guess you have if you’ve read Ken’s article on it called What Is A Noise Gate? In that article, “noise gate” is explained, and there are also audio samples of gated and un-gated recordings, demonstrating what gating can sound like and how it can (maybe) help your…… See More
EQ…That Thing You Never Knew Quite How To Use Have you ever seen one of these things? They used to be common in “entertainment systems.” Right along with your CD Player, Cassette Player, Record Player, amplifier, and “tuner” (meaning…”radio”), would be this other big boxy thing with nothing but a row like 30 vertical (meaning…… See More
Post-reverb compression What is post-reverb compression? Or put another way, what does it mean to compress reverb? According to Audio Fanzine’s article “More About Compressing Reverb,” placing a compressor right after the reverb on the corresponding aux bus, or more simply, “in the effects chain” since DAWs don’t really need to rely on auxiliary busses.…… See More