Tag: eq

The importance of High Pass and Low Pass filters

EQ is probably the real emblem of mixing, the base of every mix that you can call “professional”. Using EQ correctly you could find you don’t need anything else to mix, just EQ and compression. In audio engineering world, you always hear “High Pass Filter” and “Low Pass Filter”, but what are they? They’re just …

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Harrison Mixbus: a “real” Ardour based mixing console

These days I’m impressed with Mixbus by Harrison Consoles. So much that I’m seriously thinking about a purchasing (edit april 13th, 2013: didn’t resist, yesterday I purchased a license!). It’s a software version of famous Harrison Consoles, based on Ardour, the only powerful Open Source (just notice, I mean Open, not free, I think that …

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How to tweak EZDrummer to get great drums

EZDrummer is for sure one of the most revolutionary VST instrument that have contributed to a smooth songwriting for everyone, even for drummers. In addition, it has been vastly used during these years as a great drum replacement plugin or directly as a drum machine even in professional studios. When I started using it I …

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Mid/Side Processing

BlueCat's Triple EQ

If there’s something I learned during last years is that mastering is a complex process, it can determine heavily your final results. Maybe you can think it’s just a matter of perceived “volume”, but it’s not like that. As well as being a tricky process, it need some particular skills that can be obtained only …

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