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How to EQ Reverb eq tips reverb

Have you ever felt like your mix absolutely fell apart after applying reverb? The problem could be that you didn't apply EQ to your reverb. In this article you'll learn when to add EQ to reverb and how to do it so your mixes will sound clean and professional.

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How to EQ Loops eq tips

EQ is one of the most important tools in any mix engineer’s tool kit. In a way, it’s a perfect balance between science and art. You can use EQ subtly to make slight adjustments or make dramatic, sweeping changes to alter your mix. 

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How to EQ Percussion eq tips

There are a million ways to EQ percussion, especially when you consider how many kinds of percussion exist. The way you EQ a shaker, for example, will be very different from the way you EQ a set of congas. 

Let’s dive in and explore a few methods you can use to EQ your percussion...

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Parallel Compression compression

Parallel compression is one of the most powerful techniques in music production. The idea is to combine an uncompressed signal with a heavily compressed version of that same signal. With this technique, you can increase the average level of a signal and lock a sound into place without...

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Sidechain Compression compression

Sidechain compression can be one of the most powerful tools in your music production toolkit. It's extremely versatile, and can be used to create distinctive rhythms, increase the perceived volume of drums and create extra space in your mix. So let's look at how you can use sidechain...

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Mid-Side Compression compression

Do you ever feel like your mixes are a little too narrow? Or maybe a loop you're using as a really annoying sound panned off to the side that you'd like to remove? Maybe you want your master to sound tight and consistent? Mid-side compression is the perfect tool for fixing these...

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Should You Compress Reverb? compression reverb

One of the biggest debates in music production is whether you should compress reverb. And the most common answer is "there's no rules in music." 

But that's not very helpful.

So in this article, I'm going to tell you - yes, you can compress reverb! But it has a very specific sound. So...

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MultiBand Compression Tutorial compression

Multi-band compression is one of the secrets pro-mix engineers use to get tight, punchy mixes. But it can be really challenging to understand. I've put together this article to get you up and running using multi-band compression like a pro!

 

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How to Compress Percussion compression

There are a lot of different percussion instruments out there, and most of them benefit from some compression! In this guide you'll learn some of the most popular compressor settings for common percussion instruments, as well as tips for applying "glue" compression to your compressor bus.

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How to Compress Organ compression

Struggling to get the organ to sound right in your mix? To be honest, unless you’re dealing with an organ solo or a plucky organ sound, organs generally aren’t that dynamic to begin with. You can often get away with minimal compression to subtley control the dynamics of your...

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How to Compress Synthesizers compression

The sheer variety of different synth sounds can make them really challenging to mix. Thankfully, this article will provide you with a powerful framework for how to approach compressing synthesizers.

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Best Gifts for Drummers drums gift ideas

If you’ve been seeking out the best gifts for drummers, then you’ve come to the right place. If you’re not a drummer but want to show some love to your friend or family member who is, we understand that trying to find something that would excite them could be difficult.

Whether...

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