If you are mixing the Sunday morning worship service and you need to dampen the toms, but turn-up your female backup vocals, what do you do?
Do you fade your toms down and your female backup vocals up? Or does your EQ simply need adjusting?
The frequency chart below, shared on Google+ by Tim Adams, is a great resource to print out and keep near your church soundboard:
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Not only does this help you find the right frequency ranges, but helps visualize how the dynamic sound spectrum tangles with each other. The more you understand how sound behaves, the better you become at sculpting it — the difference between a “sound guy” and a “sound designer.”
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[via Tim Adams]