October 2023

EQ or Compression First – The Best Way to Do It

eq or compression first

EQ or compression first, the age old question. The order does matter because depending on which you do first will change the sound. I’ll keep you in suspense no longer, let’s answer EQ or compression first, and more importantly WHY. EQ or Compression First The answer: always start with EQ before compression… and I’ll tell […]

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Compressor Attack Explained – Where to Set Your Attack

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The compressor attack is as important as the compressor ratio for determining how much your audio is compressed. Set this too slow and you won’t get any compression. Set the attack too quickly and you’ll completely remove the punchiness from your track. Let’s talk about the compressor attack and where you should set this to

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Bass Guitar Frequency Chart – Every Important Frequency to Know

bass guitar frequency chart

The bass guitar’s fundamental frequencies are heavily concentrated within roughly 150Hz of one another. Knowing this can help you better EQ your bass guitar, so let’s take a look at this bass guitar frequency chart to better understand the important frequencies of our bass guitar. Bass Guitar Frequency Chart Below 40Hz Short of drop tuning,

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