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EQ: Uncovered

EQ: Uncovered

Unravel the mysteries surrounding the use of EQ in modern beat production.
$16.99 USD


Now fully revised with an additional 60 pages of content!

How many times have you wanted a simple, clear explanation of EQ, but instead been confused by all the endless technical jargon? How many times have you sat there scratching your head, wanting to EQ your drums, vocals and the whole mix, but not known where to start? Do you konw what sound you want, but always find yourself just aimlessly twiddling knobs and hoping for the best?

Wouldn't it be better if you could just understand EQ and apply that knowledge quickly and effectively to any mix, just like a seasoned pro?

‘EQ - Uncovered’ is written by seasoned music producer and sound designer Eddie Bazil (Gamm Productions, Busta Rhymes, Emu/Ensonique) and is the definitive guide to EQ theory and real-world application. This 131 page book is crammed to the hilt with easy-to-understand, walk through examples utilizing screen shots and example audio with huge amounts of mouthwatering pro tips, exposing the secrets that today's producers use to create their quality mixes.

Clearly laid out in chapters and in a sensible order, this E-book covers the standard and the diverse, such as:

  • The different types of EQ and how to use them
  • the frequency ranges of instruments
  • how filters work
  • how to treat vocals
  • how to beef up your drums
  • 'Creative EQ' and 'Corrective EQ'
  • to 'Cut' or to 'Boost'
  • nodes versus figures
  • how to use a Spectrum Analyser
  • applying EQ to complete mixes 

The book begins with detailed yet easy-to-follow chapters covering all required EQ theory, including definitions, the science behind EQ, setting up a suitable listening environment and discussions of various techniques and methodologies, all written in clear laymen terms, assuming no previous knowledge nor expertise.

The second half of the book covers real world EQ mixing examples covering drums, vocals and entire multi-instrument mixes. All tutorials are backed up with audio examples and hi resolution screen shots from popular software packages such as Cubase and Soundforge to show suggested EQ settings (all examples will of course work in any other software or hardware). 

Now in its second edition, this new version now contains nearly twice as many pages as the first edition, with extra examples and more indepth explanations. A must have for any beat maker who is serious about getting to grips with EQ, once-and-for-all, and available for download instantly after purchase.

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Technical Specification:

Technical Specifications

  • Contents: 131 pages, 80 MB of audio examples
  • Format: PDF & WAV
  • Compatibility: PC or Mac & any music hardware or software
  • Author: Eddie Bazil
  • Delivery: Download instantly after purchase.
  • Price: $16.99

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"This is TRUTH in music, this is REAL informational MEAT!! I bought EQ'ing and Drum Layering... Beginning producers, it is a must have!! I want to thank your team for sharing the TRUTH which is so many times hidden in the Music Industry..."
Ben Blank,

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What Is An Ebook?

An ebook is an electronic book that you can read on your computer (or on a PDA, mobile phone, ebook reader, etc). Our ebooks also include folders of example files that allow you to recreate the tutorials as you read them. Our ebooks can be downloaded instantly after purchase and can be opened using any free PDF reader, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader software (most PCs already have this installed), or the built in 'Preview' PDF reader found in all Macs, iPhones and iPads.

How do I use this book?

First, open up the ebook in your computer - it reads just like any standard book. Inside you'll find a number of chapters which contain step-by-step tutorials. Each chapter comes with example files, so as you progress through a particular tutorial, load up the tutorial sounds in your computer sequencing/editing software (e.g. Soundforge, Cubase, etc) and recreate the examples step-by-step.

Do I need specific software installed on my computer to use this book?

No, the principles discussed in the book will work with any sequencing or sample editing software.

Is this ebook available in paper format?

No, this ebook is only available in digital (format, which can be read on all computers and most portable media devices, such as smart phones, tablets, laptops and ebook readers. If you need a paper copy, you can of course print the book directly from your computer, or for our larger books, through stores such as Staples and Kinkos.

Can I make backup copies of my ebook?

Yes, once downloaded it's just like any other computer file and can be copied to a back up disk.

Is this book only for MPC users?

No, this book has been written for ANY music producer, regardless of the equipment or software used, and any principle explained in this book can be used with any hardware or software you may have. 

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Why not buy 'The Beat Production Suite'? This contains all 7 ebooks in this series and saves you $35.68 compared to buying each ebook individually!
The Beat Production Suite contains the following 7 ebooks:
  • The Art of Drum Layering
  • Mixing Simplified
  • EQ: Uncovered
  • The Low End
  • Drum Beat Construction
  • The Beat Production Bible
  • Creative Effects - The Definitive Guide For Producers
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