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Introduction to Equalizers

Video Description

In audio processing, equalization or EQ is the process of changing the frequency envelope of a sound. In this tutorial, Jeff Dykhouse, veteran recording engineer, will help simplify the world of EQ by demonstrating the different types of equalizers and how to use them during recording, at mixdown and in mastering. Using a signal generator and spectrum analyzer, Jeff shows you visually, as well as audibly, how EQ's work on both generated sound and music. In the final segment, Jeff follows a recorded song through production to illustrate how and when to best use EQ's to modify the sound of your music.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Equalizers
    1. Introduction 00:01:13
    2. What They Do 00:06:41
    3. Different Kinds of EQ 00:11:22
    4. How to Use Them 00:07:04
    5. When To Use Them 00:14:08
    6. Choosing the Right Equalizer 00:09:02
    7. Summary 00:00:33