How many times have you wanted a simple, clear explanation of EQ, but instead been confused by all the endless technical jargon? How many times have you sat there scratching your head, wanting to EQ your drums, vocals and the whole mix, but not known where to start? Do you know what sound you want, but always find yourself just aimlessly twiddling knobs and hoping for the best?
Wouldn’t it be better if you could just understand EQ and apply that knowledge quickly and effectively to any mix, just like a seasoned pro?
How to EQ: EQ uncovered is a 131 page ebook crammed to the hilt with easy-to-understand, walk through examples utilizing screen shots and audio examples with huge amounts of mouthwatering pro tips, exposing the secrets that today’s producers use to create their quality mixes.
Clearly laid out in chapters and in a sensible order, this ebook covers the standard and the diverse, such as:
- What is Sound – Components and Behaviour
- The Listening Environment and how to set it up (headphones and monitors)
- Fundamentals and Harmonics
- To Cut or to Boost
- Different Types of EQ
- Terminology and Definitions
- Phase the Bi Product
- Drum EQ Tutorials
- Treating Vocals
- Preparation and Guides
- Mixing EQ
- Tools of the Trade
How to EQ: EQ uncovered
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).
Now in its second edition (How to EQ: EQ uncovered), this new version now contains nearly twice as many pages as the first edition, with extra examples and more in-depth explanations. A must have for any producer who is serious about getting to grips with EQ, once-and-for-all, and available for download instantly after purchase.