Beef up your production toolkit with these excellent dynamic EQ plugins. Here's why you should - and how to get some of them for free.
Using a surgical EQ to shape and sculpt your sounds is a core part of getting a good mix. Here, Rich Tozzoli explains how he uses FabFilter's Pro Q2 to do just that.
Antelope Audio make some top end DSP-powered EQ plug-ins and here, Alex Solano shows you how to use them to shape and sweeten your tracks - beginning with drums.
An EQ powered by algorithms that adapts itself to manage frequencies over 100 times per second sounds like the stuff of magic. Hollin Jones found out what Soundtheory Gullfoss Intelligent EQ can do.
Standard, Character or Linear Phase? Joe Albano explains each of these EQ types as they relate to the mastering process, and what they bring to the table.
A high quality preamp can make a world of difference to your recordings. But would the Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite deliver? Matt Vanacoro found out...
Take full control over your sounds with these advanced EQ techniques. Demonstrated using SSL Duende, they can be applied to any EQ with similar controls.
Match EQ tools are incredibly useful for quickly applying the same treatment to multiple files. Here, we go head to head with three of the best from Apple, Fabfilter and iZotope.
What does it take to make Matt Vanacoro opt for a hardware version of an EQ he already has in software form? The answer, is the BAE G10 EQ.
The beauty of analog music hardware, especially EQs, is the unique character they can impart on your mixes. Fortunately, there's a number of faithful emulations in the plug-in world. Here's 7 for you.
In this video Alex Solano uses the SSL Duende Native’s filters to clean up the low end and high end of a piano. Then he explains the different E and G series EQ modes and demonstrates them in action.
This 10-Band Equalizer from BAE Audio features Balanced Input and Output and Hi/Low-Pass Filters they tell us is the ultimate hands-on sound shaping tool for tracking, mixing, or mastering.
Do we need another EQ plugin? Rob Papen think so, and has created something rather special in RP-EQ featuring note isolation, XY modulation pad, real-time analysis and very useful "Air Band".
frei:raum from Sonible is NOT just another EQ plugin. It is a completely fresh take on what EQs can do with automated ‘smart’ EQ and entropy EQ which is a control freak’s dream too. Read more...
Shaping the tone and sound of an instrument can be achieved using EQ plugins. But, there are potential pitfalls waiting round every mixing corner. Here's 6 EQing mistakes to avoid during mix down.