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Learn The Secrets Of EQ And Make Your Mixes Sound Fantastic

Posted on 2013-06-14 in Promotions46 Comments117863 Views
Learn the secrets of EQ and make your mixes sound fantastic

Our good friend Ian Shepherd who you might remember from a previous guest blog post where we discussed the loudness war and Dynamic Range Day has been busy creating a brand new video tutorial course where he explains how to unlock your Home Mastering ‘Instinct for EQ’

What is the course about ?

Home Mastering EQ is a “deep dive” into using EQ in mastering with almost 5 hours of downloadable HD videos using a whole new set of musical examples, entirely focused on EQ, EQ and only EQ.

During the course you'll find out ..

  • The crucial step you must take before using any EQ
  • The difference between EQ balance and EQ matching - and why it matters
  • Why analogue and digital EQs are different, and when to use them
  • How to “speak EQ” using keywords to remember how different frequencies sound
  • How to translate the way EQ makes you feel into knowing what your music needs

What is included in each video ?

Video One : Introduction

  • The goal of EQ in mastering
  • A simple rule of thumb that will help you decide what your music should sound like
  • The ten key “pivot” frequencies you should work with first
  • How to decide if you should boost or cut

Video Two : Bass

  • The difference between “punch” and “thump”
  • How EQ affects our perception of the mix – and how it DEPENDS on the mix
  • How to instantly choose the right place to boost the bass – almost every time

Video Three : Mid Range

  • How “Q” values need to change for a natural sound at any frequency
  • How to get a ringing, energetic strumming quality from the guitars
  • The REAL secret of “analogue warmth”

Video Four : Top

  • The dangers of adding top end
  • How to decide between “shelf” or “bell” EQ
  • How hearing too much can tell you what’s missing

Video Five : Techniques

  • Using “mid-side” EQ
  • The dangers of “frequency sculpting”
  • When boosting and cutting at the same time is a worthwhile exercise
  • How to use your “muscle memory” to help remember the right EQ

30 day money back guarantee

There's a 30-day "no questions asked" refund guarantee if you decide it's not for you, and you get to keep anything you've downloaded.

So if you're not sure, why not sign up now and see how you get on ?

Special Introductory Offer – 33% Discount

For a limited time only get 30% off the regular price You pay only $67.00

Read more information on what you can learn from this 5 hour video course.

Sign Up Now For Only $67.00

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Comments 1 - 45 of 45
  1. tshiamolehabe
    tshiamolehabe on Thu 12th Jun 2014 - 7 years ago

    I wana try it

  2. deebomarcuslee
    deebomarcuslee on Mon 19th May 2014 - 7 years ago

    with this, i'll be complete

  3. Nytshade
    Nytshade on Sat 17th May 2014 - 7 years ago

    Although I'm late for the competition but Congratulations to 12String. I also believe he has a good reason, so well deserved.

  4. mjjaiswal
    mjjaiswal on Fri 16th May 2014 - 7 years ago

    i'd like to win this coz i dont have the money to buy it !

  5. NilsLeL
    NilsLeL on Thu 1st May 2014 - 7 years ago

    Hope I win lol:3

  6. fraproducer
    fraproducer on Tue 28th Jan 2014 - 7 years ago

    fantastic as I would like to learn these techniques at the heart of music and sound that can transmit

  7. LoonyGoon1
    LoonyGoon1 on Thu 23rd Jan 2014 - 7 years ago

    Its not that I would like to win. I need to win.

  8. Smok3y
    Smok3y on Wed 25th Dec 2013 - 7 years ago

    Hey Walla This is awesome =) I also need help with the mastering part of my tracks as well

  9. ikspirit
    ikspirit on Sun 24th Nov 2013 - 7 years ago

    Is there any extra copies of this video tutorial , That would be one great thing to receive from you fellas !
    here you can find some of my music

    You know i really don't want to damage your ears , I think this videos will do a lot for me... :) you never stop learning .

  10. imakemusic123
    imakemusic123 on Wed 7th Aug 2013 - 8 years ago

    My music is good, just lacking a tad bit in mastering quality, could really use this.

  11. ElectronBlue
    ElectronBlue on Mon 8th Jul 2013 - 8 years ago

    It's been two weeks and I have not been contacted yet. Hellooooo any body out there lol

    Reply by Looperman

    Can you confirm that you have access to the vids now. I know Ian has sent you the details

  12. slreight
    slreight on Sun 7th Jul 2013 - 8 years ago

    I'm a volunteer sound tech at church and just started producing at home ... EQ is one of the most challenging things and I would love to learn more.

  13. Indozizz
    Indozizz on Mon 1st Jul 2013 - 8 years ago

    i really can use this, making melodies i love, but any technical happenings i really suck :(

  14. TROM8
    TROM8 on Sun 30th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Shared! :)

  15. ElectronBlue
    ElectronBlue on Sat 29th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Thanks for passing on my details Looperman. When I get the download details and I have looked at the video I will do a write up for the Family.

  16. Devodale
    Devodale on Fri 28th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Awww! I just read that I'm too late! We should really take down the 'Competition' link....

  17. Devodale
    Devodale on Fri 28th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    OK! My music always needs......something. Thanks for the opportunity to win more knowledge.

  18. Mahloo13
    Mahloo13 on Fri 28th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Congrats 12String!

  19. BlueX97
    BlueX97 on Wed 26th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    This is stuff you can learn from youtube. Also, trial and error.

  20. Looperman
    Looperman on Tue 25th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    @12String - Ive passed on your details and Ian should be in touch shortly.

    For those still entering after its finished its always worth reading the full post :-)

  21. Exias
    Exias on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I'd love to win and learn because one of the things I'm told I need improvement on the most is my EQ mixing, not to mention it'd be nice to know details about all those knobs... so many knobs... O w O

  22. ElectronBlue
    ElectronBlue on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    @Looperman: Yes the email address is correct and I can be contacted there. Cheers!

  23. ElectronBlue
    ElectronBlue on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Hooraaaa! I actually won some thing. I will let you all know how I get on with the course once I have evaluated it. Thank you Looperman and thank you Home Mastering

  24. PatriciaEdwards
    PatriciaEdwards on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Congrats 12STRING!!!!

  25. mrwolf14
    mrwolf14 on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Congratulations to 12String: now you will be our reference for eq-ing questions :-)

    I also wondered that so few people took part, but I am glad to read that you are still looking for a new promo.

    Ciao, Domenico

  26. Looperman
    Looperman on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I counted up the valid entries and chose a number at random which resulted in the winner being

    12String -

    Surprised that so few people bothered to be in with a chance of winning. Not exactly a difficult comp to enter :-) Either way Ill line up another promo soon.

    Well done 12String, let us all know how what you think of the Home Mastering EQ course videos once you have had time to view them.

  27. Chrelms
    Chrelms on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I shared and I would love a copy of this program so I can start producing the best music the world has ever heard! I'm hungry to learn everything to do with producing the best sound quality possible! I would love this course and I will take what I learn and make some amazing sound and then post it here for all to hear! =D

  28. alenwayne
    alenwayne on Mon 24th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I cant share this page via a facebook or anything but I did show it to some very good people. Im sure there are allot of people that would love to learn the secret, I would love to. But I hope that who ever gets to learn them really puts them to use! and I hope that they share the knowledge that they gain from it as well.

  29. ElectronBlue
    ElectronBlue on Sat 22nd Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Shared. I would love to win this Home Mastering EQ course to help me make my mix better. My music is important to me and also important to my listeners that I get the mix right so I try really hard to make sure it is. However, I lack the knowledge needed to make my tracks stand out from the crowd and they end up being just "OK". This Home mastering EQ course would be just the thing to kick start my music into the pro league. Thank you for offering this course. 12string.

  30. SeaDog
    SeaDog on Sat 22nd Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Mixing is a tough step when you don't know the techniques and you are guided only by instinct.

    That's why I would like to win: to learn the principles and to obtain more professional mixes.

    Thank you.


  31. AlchemyLoops
    AlchemyLoops on Fri 21st Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Great Course!!!

    I love how Ian explains! :)

    Good luck to all!

  32. drmistersir
    drmistersir on Thu 20th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    i wanna win!!!
    cuz i got 1 good ear, so just "hearing things out" is not quite enough

  33. mrwolf14
    mrwolf14 on Tue 18th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    shared...and I *need* to win because I would love to learn something from Ian Shepherd: he knows what he talks about!

    By the way... this is a great idea: this whole site is about making music and these kind of initiatives really go in the right direction: well done!

  34. evilarmy83
    evilarmy83 on Tue 18th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I admit my EQ skills are a little uneducated and homemade. Thanx for the opportunity Looperman!!

  35. z3r0regrets
    z3r0regrets on Mon 17th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I want it because it would help me to take my mixes to the next level. I am really passionate about my music; I'd love to make it sound the best it possibly can, and I feel this would really help.

  36. trezx
    trezx on Sun 16th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I want to win because I want to be the best

  37. 3rdNippleMusic
    3rdNippleMusic on Sat 15th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    oh, here's why I'd like to win lol:

    needs alot of work

  38. Spivkurl
    Spivkurl on Sat 15th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago


    I would be happy to learn what the pro's do with EQ's instead of just flying blind! Mastering is fun, but I know it can get better.

  39. djvosha
    djvosha on Sat 15th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Shared it!
    And would love to win it too!
    I've realized that howsoever good your individual elements or stems are, until and unless they dance in cohesion, your work is not complete..
    Eq differentiates a good song from a great song...
    And a chance to learn it from a top notch is what is being given away and that too for free!
    Thanx looperman!!!

  40. Ozzz
    Ozzz on Sat 15th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Off topic but why do eBooks, get rich quick scams and everything in between end with the same number - Whats with the number seven, and why not $69.95?

    They're either $47, $67 or $147..

  41. Salkizar
    Salkizar on Sat 15th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    And my kicks are too loud....and my mixes are muddy...aaaarrgh!!!!!!! i wanna win..!!!

  42. Salkizar
    Salkizar on Sat 15th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Always good to learn more...sure i need to get some tips on hats are always too damn

  43. PatriciaEdwards
    PatriciaEdwards on Fri 14th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    I would like to win to learn the technical end of muzic better. It'd be nice to take things to another level, and cool to learn visually as opposed to reading. I'd definitely like my mixes to sound better!


  44. Looperman
    Looperman on Fri 14th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    Dont forget you need to share this page and then comment telling me why you would like to win

  45. 3rdNippleMusic
    3rdNippleMusic on Fri 14th Jun 2013 - 8 years ago

    definitely would be loving to win this one yes please

    thanks guys, cool promotion

    Neal Visher

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