EQ Skills Tutorial
This course teaches you all about EQ techniques and skills from beginner to advanced level. It's taught by Eddie Bazil who has over 30 years experience as a professional mixing engineer and who has worked with the likes of Busta Rhymes and Spandau Ballet to name just a few and he is also a guest writer for Sound on Sound magazine. This is a must have!
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21 Lessons - 3.45 hours +131 page ebook
Module 1 - EQ Basics
In this module you will learn the basics of Equalization and all the terminology of an EQ plug in. This is great for beginners as Eddie shows you around the plugin and explains all the different facets, filter curves and dials that benefit you greatly when it comes to applying EQ to your own tracks.
Module 2 - EQ For Clarity
One of the first uses for EQ is that of adding clarity to your track and you do this not by adding stuff to your mix but rather by removing unwanted frequencies and providing as much space around an element as possible. By the end of this module you will understand where to cut frequencies and where to leave them alone.
Module 3 - EQ For Presence
You can use EQ to add a 'brilliance' to your mixes, add punch to elements and play with the dynamics to get a hugely improved sound. By the end of this module you will be able to add punch and clarity to kicks, add dynamics to guitars/bass, add presence to keys/piano and much more. This is an essential set of skills.
Module 4 - EQ Types
As with most aspects of music production, there are many different tools you can use when it comes to EQ. Here Eddie will take you through the different types of EQ available to you and you will learn more advanced knowledge on how they work and the different types of filtering curves you should use in any given situation.
Module 5 - Dynamic EQ
Dynamic EQ is one of the best things about advanced modern EQ plugins. You can use it to automatically adjust the the EQ balance of a piece of audio or a group/bus track on the fly, giving you unprecedented control over the EQ spectrum. Here you will learn to use in on different elements and improve the clarity of your mixes.
Module 6 - Mastering EQ
Mastering using EQ is a vital but also potentially damaging thing to do if you are not aware of the pitfalls. Here you can draw from Eddie's massive experience in these matters and learn how to do this successfully to be able to add a shine, clear up tracks and make your tracks final mastered masterpieces. Every producer should at least understand this advanced & vital process.
Included with the video course
EQ Uncovered Ebook - The perfect accompaniment to the video series
This Ebook offers over 131 pages (18 chapters) of production secrets that will help both beginners and more experienced producers and sound designers alike. Accompanied by before/after audio examples so you know exactly what is what and how a certain process will affect your audio!
The book begins with detailed yet easy-to-follow chapters covering all required EQ theory, including definitions, the science behind EQ, setting up a suitable listening environment and discussions on various techniques and methodologies, all written in clear laymen terms, assuming no previous knowledge nor expertise.
The second half of the book covers real world EQ mixing examples covering drums, vocals and entire multi-instrument mixes. All tutorials are backed up with audio examples and hi resolution screen shots from popular software packages such as Cubase and Soundforge to show suggested EQ settings (all examples will of course work in any other software or hardware).
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Eddie’s professional musical career started during his teens, when he became a programmer for some of the most notable Electro/New Wave and Dance/Rap bands of the time, including AON, DJ Shadow, Juice, Pet Shop Boys, Spandau Ballet, C Campbell, Bobin, Paul Dee, Jets Orchestra, DJ Krush and many more. His career and experience progressed as he became a popular remixer and producer, working on projects with Busta Rhymes, SFP, Bobin, Dee, DJ Krush, DJ Shadow, Sleeveless, Greensleeves, 9 Bar and Gam Productions, with many of his tracks achieving top chart positions. He is currently involved in various production, remixing and sound-design projects, as well as sharing his knowledge by teaching workshops and providing online tuition through Samplecraze. Eddie has also been a contributing writer for Sound on Sound, and has published several books on audio technology.
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Hi, i am from Romania and i have cubase pro 10, and o whant to learn how to use it. What cours i need to take? Thank you!
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