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Electronic Music Producer’s Guide: EQ

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  • Introduction 0:39


    Multiplier welcomes you and discusses the ideas and techniques he will be exploring in this course.

  • Low Cut / High Pass EQ 6:26

    Low Cut / High Pass EQ

    Learn why to do it, how to do it, and how steep should it be.

  • Surgical EQ 3:08

    Surgical EQ

    Discover the trick to locating and removing unwanted resonances, demonstrated on a high hat.

  • Gain Compensation 2:59

    Gain Compensation

    Multiplier shows you how to not let gain compensation fool you into thinking an EQ change improved a sound!

  • Loudness Curves 5:40

    Loudness Curves

    Understanding loudness curves is critical to understanding how we as humans hear frequencies.

  • Dynamics 3:20


    This video looks at the relationship between EQ and dynamics.

  • The Problem with Brickwall Filters 2:40

    The Problem with Brickwall Filters

    Get a quick look at why you don't usually use brickwall filters, and what you can use instead.

  • Tuning Cutoff Frequency 3:39

    Tuning Cutoff Frequency

    Learn how it works, and whether or not you should.

  • Modulated EQ 2:32

    Modulated EQ

    Some EQs are designed to be modulated, others not. Multiplier explains it all.

  • Measuring & Matching EQ 3:44

    Measuring & Matching EQ

    Take the guesswork out of comparing EQ / tonal balances by scientifically measuring them and comparing to a reference.

  • EQing to Pink Noise 2:33

    EQing to Pink Noise

    Learn what is white noise, pink noise, and how and why we might EQ towards it.

  • Linear Phase vs Minimum Phase EQ Pt. 1 8:56

    Linear Phase vs Minimum Phase EQ Pt. 1

    Get an introduction to Minimum Phase vs Linear Phase EQ. Discover Pre / Post Ringing and the two main problems with Linear Phase.

  • Linear Phase vs Minimum Phase EQ Pt. 2 4:58

    Linear Phase vs Minimum Phase EQ Pt. 2

    Potential problems considered, when would you actually use Linear Phase EQ and what exactly is this

  • EQ for Mixing 3:20

    EQ for Mixing

    Explore four concepts and ideas for EQing when mixing.

  • Shaping Tone 2:27

    Shaping Tone

    Learn about EQing for tone, and two tips for doing it better.

  • Targeted Adjustments 3:33

    Targeted Adjustments

    Do you really need to, for example, notch out frequencies for the snare? Multiplier explains in detail.

Product Overview

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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