`High end question and problem

Discussion in 'Production' started by MrStitno, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. MrStitno

    MrStitno New Member

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    Hello Peeps,

    I have a burning question regarding the filling of the high end of the track. When i listen to well made productions the spectrum is always nicely filled right from the start of the track. Tried to understand what it is, when is listen carefully i think its an reverb that's only processing the hig end of some percussion elements or pad sounds still i dont get that nice filling of the spectrum. Same when the drops comes . Its hard to get my basses fitten nicely and getting the hig end sparky, so i ad pads voor the hig end. But still sometimes i only hearing bass sound witch have a really nice high end to them..

    I hope you guys and girls ;) understand my question...

    Help me out :) Thanks and greetingss
     
  2. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    Addign high end (8KHz->) to kick and snare is good too, makes them stand out easier.

    Having a clear and pumpy compression on your drums after that is also useful to get all the highs near to the same level.
     
  3. MrStitno

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    Should i gain at 8 khz or layer the highs on top? At this very moment im polishing my new track and i fiited the group of basses with another hig end layer im getting closer slowely...

    Just gain little pit of higs on the drum channels and give more sprankling spank, so thangs man big up...

    Still any further ideas and solutions welcome ;)
     
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    Biggest tip i learnt with hi-end's is that you should be able to hear them when you turn down your track externally
    Keep them subtle ;)
     
  5. SafeandSound

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    I would also consider adding some sparkle at 12kHz with the smoothest eq shelf you can get your hands on.
    If you can use an oversampling EQ which de-cramps the top end and acts more like an analogue equalizer
    then you will not get any negative side effects (aliasing) with digital top end boosts.

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