On EQ-ing the organ
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On EQ-ing the organ

Organ, like a Hammond B3, has a wide frequency range. It can have a huge low-end, so you have to be careful that it doesn’t get in the way of the bass or the kick drum. That’s why it is common to use a high-pass filter to roll off the low-end below a 100Hz or so….

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On EQ-ing electric guitars

Apply a high-pass filter from 150Hz up to 1 KHz. This clears the way for some instruments having low frequencies that are part of their sound. If you have two guitars recorded using the same guitar and the same amp. then it helps to eq each differently. Betwen 1.5 and 2.5KHz is the presence sound…

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On EQ-ing drums

Kick Drum:  Get rid of any of the hollow sound that the drum might have, and that’s somewhere between 200 and 400 Hz.  Definition comes between 3 and 5K. A high pass filter around 30Hz clean up a lot of unwanted sound, and actually it will tighten up the sound of the kick drum. Sub-kick: Enhances the sound of the…

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About Mastering

Mastering is a process of turning a collection of songs into a record by making them sound like they belong together, in terms of tone, volume, and timing, which means the spacing between songs in an album. Some treat mastering as a simple plug-in that you put on the master bus and run music through,…