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    Introduction (0:39)


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    Low Cut / High Pass EQ (6:26)


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    Surgical EQ (3:08)


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    Gain Compensation (2:59)


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    Loudness Curves (5:40)


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    Dynamics (3:20)


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    The Problem with Brickwall Filters (2:40)


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    Tuning Cutoff Frequency (3:39)


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    Modulated EQ (2:32)


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    Measuring & Matching EQ (3:44)


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    EQing to Pink Noise (2:33)


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    Linear Phase vs Minimum Phase EQ Pt. 1 (8:56)


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    Linear Phase vs Minimum Phase EQ Pt. 2 (4:58)


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    EQ for Mixing (3:20)


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    Shaping Tone (2:27)


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    Targeted Adjustments (3:33)


Adam Pollard aka Multiplier, brings you the first of many series designed for the electronic music producer. In this series, Multiplier covers some basics and deeper sides of EQ, as well as how it’s utilized when producing electronic music.

Adam starts by welcoming you and gives an overview of what’s to come, and then jumps right in with videos on Low & High Pass EQ, Surgical EQ, how to be aware when compensating for Gain, understanding Loudness Curves, and the relationship between EQ and Dynamics.

Next, you’ll learn about some inherent problems when using Brickwall Filters, how to tune Cutoff Frequency, Modulating EQ, Measuring & Matching EQ, utilizing Pink Noise when EQing, and the differences between Linear Phase and Minimum Phase EQ.

Wrapping it all up, Multiplier explores concepts and ideas about using EQ when mixing, how to EQ for Tone, and explains how to notch out stubborn frequencies that are compromising a sound.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you’re into producing electronic music and want some deeper tips and ideas about using EQ, this series will lead the way… Watch “Electronic Music Producer’s Guide: EQ” today.


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JWMMakerofMusic
Submitted 3 months ago

Very excellent explanation of EQ.

There are some things I knew already about EQing, but Multiplier had plenty of other tips to offer. I also enjoyed his lesson on the Fletcher-Munson curve as well as EQing to Pink Noise. Definitely a top class I'll be revisiting time and again.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, FL Studio

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petester
Submitted 8 months ago

Useful set of videos

Really nice to watch, very useful tips

I am a: Beginner, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Cakewalk Sonar

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amd7777
Submitted 8 months ago

Easy to follow

Easy to follow and entertaining.

I am a: Hobbyist, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Bitwig Studio

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ciberscriber
Submitted 9 months ago

Highly Educational!

I didn’t realize there was so much to know with regard to EQ’ng a track. Multiplier has “multiplied” my knowledge about EQ. I can’t wait for him to do a tutorial on compression.

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Cindo
Submitted 9 months ago

Bread and butter.

Very clear and methodic

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Cubase

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Gazelle
Submitted 9 months ago

Great series, not an intro to EQ, it goes much further than that

Wow, this series really surprised me in a positive way. First I thought, "another EQ basics tutorial". But it is certainly not that, it assumes you know the very basics of EQ and it builds upon that.



The series is a mix of different EQ related topics which are all very useful and gave me new insights.



What I mainly like is the analytical way everything is presented. Instead of saying "method A is better than method B" he also shows with examples and spectrograms why that is actually the case. Very good!



I can really advice this series to anyone that knows the very basics of EQ! Even if you are not using Ableton, because most of the things are about EQ itself and not about Ableton in particular.

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist, Ableton Live, Logic Pro

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Magic Fingers
Submitted 9 months ago

Anyone in Production...

This video series was fun to watch. Only an hour long, but packed with useful tips, tricks and plenty of listening examples. Anyone working in music production can gain knowledge, become more creative, and of course turn their confidence up a notch when it comes to using EQ.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound for Film/TV

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started producing music just over 5 years ago, right about when Skrillex's Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP dropped.

2. What training have you had?

I'm fully self-taught, and haven't had any formal training. I use online resources and learn a lot by talking to other producers about how they do things too.

3. When did you get into recording?

(same answer as number 1)

4. People you have worked with/for?

DJTechTools, iZotope, Output, CAPSUN Pro Audio, Loopmasters, Plugin Boutique, Industrial Strength, 5Pin Media

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I've had a lot of experience in the EDM space, from producing tracks and sample packs that have charted on sites like Beatport, through to DJing internationally and running a record label. And on the training side I've produced thousands of tutorials, and also tutor people one to one.

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Electronic Music Producer’s Guide: EQ is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very excellent explanation of EQ. There are some things I knew already about EQing, but Multiplier had plenty of other tips to offer. I also enjoyed his lesson on the Fletcher-Munson curve as well as EQing to Pink Noise. Definitely a top class I'll be revisiting time and again.
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Useful set of videos Really nice to watch, very useful tips
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Easy to follow Easy to follow and entertaining.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Highly Educational! I didn’t realize there was so much to know with regard to EQ’ng a track. Multiplier has “multiplied” my knowledge about EQ. I can’t wait for him to do a tutorial on compression.
Date published: 2018-03-27
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Bread and butter. Very clear and methodic
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great series, not an intro to EQ, it goes much further than that Wow, this series really surprised me in a positive way. First I thought, "another EQ basics tutorial". But it is certainly not that, it assumes you know the very basics of EQ and it builds upon that.



The series is a mix of different EQ related topics which are all very useful and gave me new insights.



What I mainly like is the analytical way everything is presented. Instead of saying "method A is better than method B" he also shows with examples and spectrograms why that is actually the case. Very good!



I can really advice this series to anyone that knows the very basics of EQ! Even if you are not using Ableton, because most of the things are about EQ itself and not about Ableton in particular.
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Anyone in Production... This video series was fun to watch. Only an hour long, but packed with useful tips, tricks and plenty of listening examples. Anyone working in music production can gain knowledge, become more creative, and of course turn their confidence up a notch when it comes to using EQ.
Date published: 2018-03-17
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