64 minutes | Jan 26th 2018

Double Frequency - Episode 7 #doyouneed

Do you need another EQ plugin?

Welcome back to double frequency for 2018! 
Your best source for obscure waffle about digital audio production, techniques and business ideas for music creators, makers and shakers. 

This episode we discuss a topic brought up in a recent Multiplier video - Do you even need another eq? NEED?

Well we're here to discuss in some more depth about why and when you might and to dip into some of the reasons EQ or not, Like Linear phase, frequency analysers or the simple ability to work in mid side or left right independently.

Here's a quick access list of some of the plugins talked about and referred to in this episode.

FabFilter ProQ 2

An equalizer is probably the tool you use most while mixing and mastering, so you need the best of the best! With FabFilter Pro-Q 2, you get the highest possible sound quality and a gorgeous, innovative interface with unrivalled ease of use

Ozone 8 & Neutron 2

O8N2 combines two award-winning product lines for mixing and mastering with new futuristic metering and analysis tools. Get Neutron 2 Advanced for mixing, Ozone 8 Advanced for mastering, and Tonal Balance Control, the industry’s first visual analysis tool that allows you to control any instance of Neutron 2 or Ozone 8 Equalizers across your session. 


Gross beat is perfect for real-time or rendered gating, glitch, repeat, scratching and stutter performances. Gross Beat stores audio in a 2-bar rolling buffer under the control of 36 user definable time and volume envelopes, giving you unlimited creative control.

Oh and the extra info!

This absolutely excellent breakdown of Linear Phase EQ by Dan Worral, And a nice when to use video from myself should hopfully get you on the road to grasping the concepts.