Shaping the tone and sound of an instrument can be achieved using EQ plugins. But, there are potential pitfalls waiting round every mixing corner. Here's 6 EQing mistakes to avoid during mix down.
EQ is one of the most fundamental processes in mixing—shaping the tone of instruments and voices is one of the most important tools for both bringing out the best in individual tracks and making sure everything blends together optimally in the mix. Once you’ve been working with EQ for a time, you begin to get a good sense of how much to apply and what frequencies need to be adjusted, but there are still a few pitfalls that can trip you up. Here a few suggestions for avoiding some of those potential gotchas.
Don’t let the bass bring you down
One of the most common problems with many mixes done in smaller project and home studio spaces is the low end. Big-ticket studios are acoustically treated to provide a more n