AES London 2011
Tutorial T1

Friday, May 13, 11:00 — 12:30 (Room 2)

T1 - What's Your EQ IQ?

Alex Case, University of Massachusetts, Lowell - Lowell, MA, USA

Equalization—we reach for it track by track and mix by mix, as often as any other effect. Easy enough, at first. EQ becomes more intuitive when you have a deep understanding of the parameters, types. and technologies used, plus deep knowledge of the spectral properties and signatures of the most common pop and rock instruments. Alex Case shares his approach for applying EQ and strategies for its use: fixing frequency problems, fitting the spectral pieces together, enhancing flattering features, and more.

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