Recording Fundamentals Chapter 21: Make EQ Work For You—Not Against You!
Equalization is the most common form of audio signal processing. Used to adjust tone, EQ can manipulate the relative loudness between various frequency components in an audio signal. Troublesome frequencies can be reduced or eliminated, while desired frequencies can be boosted and highlighted.
In our last chapter, we introduced and investigated various equalizer types. This time, we will look at workflows, myths, tips, and tricks... all to make sure that when you put an EQ to work on your music, it’s doing what you want it to and not making a mess of things!