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EQ Techniques: Dynamic vs Condenser
Old 11th November 2009
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EQ Techniques: Dynamic vs Condenser

How do you guys treat these differently? I notice that i have to do a bit more eqing to dynamics to get rid of a boominess. I mainly use Beta58s and 57s. Do you guys process them any differently after that? less compression? more? just askin...
Old 11th November 2009
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It's like the question how you spice your soup. WHICH soup? Close mic in front of a speaker? Search and destroy ringy resonances. Room mic? Search and lower room resonances, because so many rooms suck. Keep in mind that a lot mics except figure-8-ribbons are OMNIS on bass and low mids. Cheap condenser: ugly hi end. As a rule of thumb: If you use cheap EQ (read: most software EQ) CUT, don't boost. It will sound much better. Use low cut and hi cut on most things in the mix.
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