Think Before You Sweep! Will this change the way you use EQ?

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We’re all looking to get rid of unwanted frequencies in our mixes – terms like ‘removing the mud’ or ‘too boxy sounding’ are mentioned as we’re aiming to make our tracks sound as crisp and clear as possible.

However, the common method of finding these frequencies by sweeping through your EQ may actually be causing more harm than good and Protoculture’s here to explain exactly why.

Will this change the way you use EQ?

[ Video Chapters ]
00:00 Introduction
00:21 Frequency Sweeping
00:45 Typical Scenarios (Bassline)
06:15 Shade Phase Filter
07:01 Creating Problems
10:20 Reducing Resonant Frequencies
11:18 Closing Summary

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