TITLE

Debate: To Track or not to Track with EQ

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Jeff
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
EQ;Nov2006, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the debate over the application of signal equalization while tracking or mixing sound during music recording. According the author, some sound engineers view the approach as a way of achieving the best tones quickly and to gain a greater sonic perspective. However, some argued against it for they prefer the shortest possible signal path to tape. With this, the author suggests an approach in recording source signal without equalizing.
ACCESSION #
22703860

 

Related Articles

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE. Clark, Rick // Mix;Feb2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p132 

    The article profiles sound engineer Brad Vosburg. He worked with Digidesign primarily as a technical support specialist, technical trade show manager and product specialist. Vosburg decided to draw upon his extensive Pro Tools experience to offer one-on-one instruction in Nashville market. He...

  • L.A. GRAPEVINE. Johnson, Heather // Mix;Feb2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p132 

    The article profiles sound engineer Ryan Hewitt. He learned sound engineering in the Remote Recording Services truck with his father, esteemed live/broadcast engineer Dave Hewitt. He entrenched at The Pass in the middle of mixing the forthcoming album from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Hewitt had...

  • The Virtual Stage. White, Paul // Electronic Musician;Buyer's Guide 2006, p104 

    Presents tips and strategies in adding depth to sound mixes and recordings. Assessment of reverberant reflections produced by a sound in an enclosed space; Strategies in adding depth to sounds through a reverb device or changes in the background sounds; Necessity of compromising the vocal sounds...

  • FixIt.  // Mix;Feb2006, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p68 

    The article reports on the concerns of sound engineers with latency in digital consoles, particularly the insertion of analog equipment, in the U.S. The phase issues caused by the delay are incredibly detrimental to the artist's mix.

  • THE EVIL BLISS OF BUTCHERED BASS TONES. Molenda, Michael // EQ;Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p44 

    The article discusses key issues concerning the recording of bass music tracks and bass tones. It includes information on the experimentation with various applications and sounds to inspire unique creative bass-music discoveries, as well as unconventional ways to create cool and striking...

  • DRUM FUN WITH VINTAGE BOXES. Anderton, Craig // EQ;Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p48 

    The article provides some tips on how to overcome the limitations of old-school models of vintage drum machines. It includes information on various issues such as the tuning and shortening of overall drum sample length, the creation of bigger sounds with boosted treble and the ways to remedy the...

  • 11 MIX LESSONS I LEARNED THE HARD WAY. Mara, Chris // EQ;Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p52 

    The article discusses several proven techniques for use in the mixing process for sound recordings in the U.S. Key issues discussed include the planning process for mixing songs, the comparison of each equalizer and/or compressor and the hiring of a studio and/or professional sound engineer to...

  • MIX LIKE A PRO. Eisengrein, Doug // Remix;Jan2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p56 

    This article presents tips on music-mixing. Getting your mixes to be spot on takes patience regardless of genre or choice of sounds. For starters, the equalizer can be your best friend. For example, if your drums are mixed separately, the kick should have its own equalizer, the same with the...

  • EQUALIZATION: Take Full Advantage of a Powerful Mixing Tool. Borisoff, Jason // Making Music (1552-2946);May/Jun2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p20 

    The article focuses on sound mixing or equalization, which manipulates the recorded sound by permitting to separate slices of the audible spectrum called frequency bands. It states that the art of mixing is very subjective and has many factors to consider including instrumentation, quality of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics