What are you guys using for EQing?

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  1. mr meh

    mr meh Well-Known Member

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    So do you guys just EQ stuff within your DAW, or do you use plug-ins for it?

    I see a lot of a talk about eqing certain frequencies out so im trying to learn that side of things atm, theres a few EQing methods in my daw, theres an EQing dial on the mixer, and then theres two other equalizers within the daw but theres no parametric layout on either them.........is there something missing here?
     
  2. Improbe

    Improbe New Member

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    Parametriq EQ 2 In Fruity Loops - Works like a charm for me ;p
     
  3. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    Yeh it has a marvelous amount of different curves available plus that spectrum thing as well.

    For high end sparkle, Stillwell 1973

    For 'character' (in the mids especially, can get boomy quickly though) Voxengo Overtone EQ. It's free btw.
     
  4. Ray Sparra

    Ray Sparra Member

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    I recently came across a website called weallmakemusic.com, you may or may not have heard of it. Theres a guy on there called Simon Langford,
    some of the production/engineering tips he gives are first class,real top quality, tips on eQING also, check it out,
     
  5. prettyherb

    prettyherb O I

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    For me the parametric eq 2 in my Fl studio works well. It shows you what you need.
     
  6. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    Somewhere, sometime I read an article that all EQ's are basically the same, unless they have some colouration quality to them, which is usually undesirable, and that with a fully parametric EQ you can emulate any 'vintage' EQ or whatever. I'm not buying a 100% but it did make a lot of sense and the examples he showed were very convincing.

    .02€
     
  7. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Sonnox Oxford EQ, Fabfilter Pro-Q, Waves EQ's.
     
  8. W1NTLE

    W1NTLE Ipswitched Suffolk

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    standard eq in reason.its not what you use or how many special features it has its all about how you use it.
     
  9. J-Rex

    J-Rex soundcloud.com/j-rex

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    definitely agree with this, i just use the standard channel eq in logic and i have watched videos of some of the big names on the Computer Music DVDs and most of them seem to as well
     
  10. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Yeah I just use the Parametric EQ2 in FL Studio. I used to use the 1st one, but then finally realised that the 2nd version also has a frequency analyzer in it too! Real good for finding peaks in frequencies
     
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    groelle Well-Known Member

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    EQuo from FL if its a bass or something as i find it takes sparkle away, waves eqs and/or parametric 2 for the rest.
     
  12. Wrigzilla

    Wrigzilla broke but not broken

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    Logic's channel EQ and Linear Phase EQ are my main EQs, but sometimes I use the stillwell eqs.
     
  13. Nacon

    Nacon Vidual

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    Been moving to Stillwell's Vibe-eq for the high end sparkle, very nice sounding eq indeed.
    The sonnox eq still my workhorse though.
    Don't like the parametric 2, avoid it like the flu =D
    It's like, i'll use it if at times, but if i need something percise, it won't cut it for me.
     
  14. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Izotope Ozone 3 has a proper sick frequency analyser - worth a look

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  15. T:M

    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    I just use the Logic EQ's and the Apple AU EQ's. Occasionally I will use SPL Free Ranger too just for a little deviation from the norm.
     
  16. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    dont know, i dont eq. everything i do is perfect right off the synth.
     
  17. CH3SH

    CH3SH CH3SH - Naphalm Audio

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    Im a lover of the Fabfilter Pro EQ,
    But mainly use Waves Req6
     
  18. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    Ableton EQ8 is great, WAVES Q10 is excellent aswell, although its resonance can be a bit of a pain, Gliss is the Bollox
     
  19. Simply D.

    Simply D. Polysonic

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    i use EQUO, Parametric EQ 2, and the KarmaFX Equalizer.

    PEQ2 is probably the best equalizer on FL. i use it a lot.
     
  20. mr meh

    mr meh Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions, i'll check some of these out