Equalizers – An Introduction

Equalizers – An Introduction


Total Run Time: 0.8 hrs
In this tutorial, Jeff Dykhouse a veteran recording engineer demonstrates the different types of equalizers and how to use them during recording, at mixdown and while mastering.

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Equalization, or EQ, is the process of changing the frequency envelope of a sound and by using a signal generator and spectrum analyzer. In Introduction to Equalizers, Jeff shows how EQs work on both generated sound and music. Jeff follows a recorded song through production to illustrate how and when to best use EQs to modify the sound of your music. By the end of this tutorial you will understand what equalizers do, how to use them, and most importantly when to apply equalization.

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Course Outline

Chapter 1: Equalizers (49 min)

  1. Introduction
  2. What They Do
  3. Different Kinds of EQ
  4. How to Use Them
  5. When To Use Them
  6. Choosing the Right Equalizer
  7. Summary

Presenter Info

Jeff DykhouseJeff Dykhouse has been actively involved in audio engineering for more than 20 years. He has been a user of computer-based recording systems from their inception. Jeff’s diverse career has earned him gold and platinum awards (RIAA). Many of Jeffs endeavors have been within the Praise & Worship genre, where he has worked with top artists such as Paul Baloche, Crystal Lewis, Kevin Prosch and The Violet Burning. Additional clients include corporations such as RCA, Apple Computer, NBC and Charles Schwab. Jeff owns and operates a recording facility and systems design company in Temecula, CA.