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Learn how to equalize properly. The equalizer is a very powerful tool, but if misused, it can make everything sound worse. With this course you can learn how to use equalizers in the right way and improve the quality of your audio material.
Learn the most important concepts for a good equalization:
You can learn how to take the best out of an equalizer!
You will understand in a practical way how to use an equalizer and get better results for your audio productions, songs, podcasts, courses, etc. The techniques you will learn in this course work in the studio as well as in live sound situations, either with hardware or software EQ's, and for editing, mixing or mastering tasks!
Learn the basics of filters, graphic equalizers, parametric, etc. This course is a great introductory option for DJ's, music producers, musicians, podcasters, audio enthusiasts, etc.
First we will deal with the concept of frequency and how it is perceived. We will understand the frequency ranges and their importance in sound. Then we will tackle the use and application of audio filters to minimize unwanted frequencies or to create special effects. After that we will work with equalizers, we will show the different kinds of EQ's and their applications. You'll see demonstrations of equalization procedures for different instruments and you'll be able to practice with the included material. Finally, we are going to talk about Audacity, the free audio editor, and how you can use it to equalize your material.
The course has been carefully designed to be a self-paced, step by step process right from the beginning, so you won't need any previous audio knowledge. More than 10 years of pro audio instruction experience are a warranty. Check out the instructor`s Resume.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
A quick introduction to the course.
|Section 2: Filters|
You will learn how frequency ranges sound.
Frequency ranges part 2
Filter applications part 1Preview
Filter applications part 2
|Section 3: Equalizers|
You will know the different types of equalizers and characteristics of each of them.
You will know the controls and uses of a shelving EQ
You will know the controls and uses of parametric EQ.
|Section 4: Applications|
Equalizing the kick drumPreview
Equalizing the bass guitar
In this lecture you will learn how to relate the EQ of two tracks in a mix: bass guitar and kick drum. When using EQ always listen in the context of the music. You should not EQ in solo!
For everything else...
|Section 5: Conclusions|
Use of Audacity
Marco Galvan has been active in the music and audio business for more than 15 years. He holds a B.Eng with a major in Acoustics from the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico. He is a professional musician, arranger and composer with studies at Berklee College of Music and he holds Certificates in Music Theory and Keyboard Performance from the ABRSM and Trinity College London. In the audio field, he studied at Alchemea College in London and holds several certifications like: Pro Tools User, Meyer Sound System Design, Nexo and DiGiCo operator among others.
Currently he is an Associate Professor at Anahuac University, with more than 10 years of teaching experience. Many of his former students currently work for companies like: Sony Music Entertainment (Grammy Award winner), Televisa, TV Azteca, OCESA, Meyer Sound; and for international latin artists like Emmanuel and Alexander Acha, performing in world-class events like Festival Viña del Mar.
Marco Galván ha estado activo en la industria de la música y el audio por más de 15 años. Tiene el grado de Ingeniero con especialidad en Acústica por el Instituto Politécnico Nacional de México. Es músico, arreglista y compositor profesional con estudios en Berklee College of Music y cuenta con certificados en Teoría Musical y Teclados por la ABRSM y el Trinity College London. En el terreno del audio cursó estudios en el Alchemea College de Londres y tiene diversas certificaciones como: Operador Pro Tools, Diseño de Sistemas Meyer Sound, Operador Nexo y DiGiCo entre otras.
Actualmente es profesor asociado en la Universidad Anáhuac, con más de 10 años de experiencia docente. Muchos de sus antiguos estudiantes trabajan para compañías como Sony Music (ganador de premio Grammy), Televisa, TV Azteca, OCESA, Meyer Sound; y para artistas internacionales como Emmanuel y Alexnder Acha, actuando en eventos de clase mundial como el Festival Viña del Mar.