How is this EQ done?

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  1. ac

    ac I've been naughty, I'm banned

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  2. Bass Character

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    Logistics only uses Reason I think so at least you know it is possible without loads of fancy kit. To be honest, its a skill to be able to EQ properly, if it was an easy step by step thing we'd all be doing amazing mixdowns!

    For starters though, I'd say don't go crazy with the HP on your samples, I used to do this and only recently learnt how much I was choking the samples. Now, I slowly bring the HP up from zero, listening carefully to the hit, as soon as I hear the power being taken out I stop and turn the Q down to let more of the punch though.

    It also sound like he's used the compressor to expand some of the splashier samples to bring them higher in the mix. I think the key is also not to be tempted to layer in to many things, the actually beat has got lots of space in it to allow the kick and the snare to punch through easily.

    Finally, EQ the entire beat bussed down together to glue everything together, low can boost the low mids and highs to give the kicks and snares more punch and presence.
     
  3. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    some hits were EQed on different tracks I could tell. So for the kickdrum it would be lowpassed without much resonence and the snare a bit low and rest highpassed decently.

    My guess bro.
     
  4. standard_proc

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    edited re itterated above post, which is spot on.
     
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  5. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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    all about giving each element of the track its own space in the eq

    bit or reverb, stereo imaging on the high ends and sound fx and such

    kick snare and bass straight down the middle! ;)
     
  6. Sammy Dexcell

    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    absotruthly!
    Zeals definetly got it down lol my mate culprate uses reason, he's learnt some side chaining and stereo imiging compression. Really beefs up his tunes.
    Another tip is seperate your sub bass so its in its own channel, and hav that in mono. It makes it come thru alot more an doesnt fuck up the high end as much as it would do usually.