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FabFilter Pro-Q 2 Explained

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    Tutorial 1

    Welcome to the Neighborhood

    4:28

    Jump right in, take a look around, and see where the main functions are.

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    Tutorial 2

    Workflow Functions You Need to Know

    6:55

    Become a power user with these band creation, selection, editing, soloing, and display shortcuts.

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    Tutorial 3

    Spectrum Analyzer, Keyboard, & EQ Match

    7:49

    See the new keyboard quantize, spectrum analyzer & grab, and EQ Match functions in action.

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    Tutorial 4

    New EQ Shapes

    6:30

    Explore the new Tilt and Band Pass shapes, variable slope functions, Mid/Side processing, Auto Gain function, and the Natural Phase processing mode.

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    Tutorial 5

    Presets & Options

    3:18

    See how to manage presets and set a couple of final interface display options.

Join studio master Eli Krantzberg as he takes you through FabFilter Pro-Q 2, one of the most highly regarded equalizer plug-ins available. In this in-depth video tutorial series, youll learn everything you need to know about how to navigate and utilize this creative EQ in sound design, mixing, and even mastering.

Eli begins with a walk through of the entire interface, showing you where all the main functions can be accessed. From there, he dives right into creative workflow tips, covering creation, selection editing, and soloing.

More advanced functions are then explored, such as the new Keyboard Quantize feature, Spectrum Analyzer and Grab, and the EQ Match function. That leads into the new Tilt and Band Pass shapes, variable EQ functions, Mid/Side Processing options, Auto Gain, and the Natural Phase Processing Mode which matches the analog phase response of the source material.

Wrapping it up, Eli covers all the preset and display options in detail. Whether youre new to the Fab Filter Pro-Q 2 or an experienced user looking for some new ways to use it, watch FabFilter Pro-Q 2 Explained today!

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Submitted 1 week ago

Verry useful

Verry fast and on point

I am a: Student

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RageoPari
Submitted 3 months ago

The stuff you need in overveiw & deeper detail

Eli is so good. The overview wets your appetite for more and there's more to follow as he dives deeper into this grat plug-in

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Audio Engineer, Musician

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niandre
Submitted 11 months ago

More of this!

I've been owning the Pro-Q 2 for quite some time and still this revolutionized my way of EQ'ing! Great!

I am a: Producer

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Hernan
Submitted 1 year ago

Love this

Excelente product. recommended. I've learned a lot with all these videos

I am a: Beginner

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started playing drums in high school at age fourteen. Like most kids my age around then, I was into progressive rock. Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Yes. They rocked my world. A few short years later though, my musical life changed. While studying music in college I discovered Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and John Coltrane. Milt Jackson spoke to me in such a profound way that it left me no choice but to take up vibraphone.

These great players, along with  drummers like Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Elvin Jones changed not only the way I thought about drumming, but also music - and by extension, life - as a whole. I realized life was meant to be a creative endeavor. The idea of improvising based on a loose set of guidelines and rules permeated into my psyche even when I wasn't holding a pair of drumsticks or mallets. But if I am going to be perfectly truthful, I have to hold Henry Miller and Woody Allen equally responsible for shaping the way I view and experience the world around me. 

2. What training have you had?

I am currently an Apple certified Logic Pro. Young and cocky, and armed with only a partial University degree, I dropped out of school and  began playing steady commercial hotel engagements and jazz gigs when I could. This went on for many years until I decided it was time to complete my degree - which I ultimately did with a major in Political Science and a minor in music. 

It was at this point that I formed my current band Nightshift. We are going in to our twenty third year now - playing commercial one nighters like weddings, corporate events, etc. Don't turn your nose up at it though - it has allowed me a wonderful quality of life. It gave me the freedom to go back to school and complete a post graduate degree in Communications Studies - all the while supporting myself by playing weddings.

3. When did you get into recording?

It was in this graduate program - in the early nineties - that I found myself drawn to the fledgling emerging universe of hard disc recording and midi sequencing. Based on nothing more than the recommendation of one of my band mates who had an old Atari, I jumped in head first and bought a Mac LC ll, along with a version 1.1 of what was then Notator Logic. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But, in hindsight, it was a decision of epic importance in my life - shaping my future as much as the music of Milt Jackson and Charlie Parker did fifteen years prior. 

I opened up my own commercial home studio in 1998 and began doing a variety of projects, working on radio jingles, artist CD projects, and whatever came my way. A couple of years later a colleague called me up - desperate. He was working at a post production house and one of the editors had just quit. They were doing audio post for a weekly TV series and needed a Pro Tools editor - and fast! And so, once again, I jumped in head first into what would ultimately open up my world even more - the world of Pro Tools. 

4. People you have worked with/for?

Focusing on Logic, I built up a small but loyal client base and my phone kept ringing for Logic tech support and instruction. Film composers and studio owners all over the city were calling me. Even the music stores were giving out my phone number at this point! This kind of stuff becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. The more of it you do, the more calls you get to keep doing it. At least that's the way it should be!

As my Logic chops kept growing, I was hired by an old buddy of mine, Len Sasso, who was then an associate editor at Electronic Musician magazine, and began writing some columns for them. I had a blast doing them - and really learned to focus and express my thoughts in a concise and clear manner. This lead to a collaboration with LA based composer Terry Michael Huud on the 2006 film called Civic Duty - which was certainly one of the highlights of my professional life as a composer. 

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I wake up every day excited to boot up, and create. Whether it's instructional videos, creating music, working with a studio client, performing with my band, or teaching at the schools - my days are filled with what I love doing. Enriched by the stimulation and creative freedom this modern music making software brings to my life. I bring that excitement and passion to each and every training product I create. My years of experience both using and teaching these programs has taught me the best way to make the user comfortable with these complex programs.

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FabFilter Pro-Q 2 Explained is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Verry useful Verry fast and on point
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from The stuff you need in overveiw & deeper detail Eli is so good. The overview wets your appetite for more and there's more to follow as he dives deeper into this grat plug-in
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from More of this! I've been owning the Pro-Q 2 for quite some time and still this revolutionized my way of EQ'ing! Great!
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Love this Excelente product. recommended. I've learned a lot with all these videos
Date published: 2016-04-22