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The Single Most Important EQ Band
Your EQ is a Swiss army knife when it comes to making things work in the mix. On their own, EQs are capable of taming harsh frequencies, boosting under-represented bands and all kinds of other issues that can plague a particular sound (or group of sounds). Your EQ equalizes the playing field between various instruments. Funny how that works, isn’t it?
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Your Gain Knob IS NOT a Volume Knob
I’ll say it once more for the people that left their Master Volume maxed out while messing around with their Gain… Your Gain Knob is absolutely, 100%, indisputably NOT a volume knob! Keep reading to learn the ups and downs of gain and how you’re probably using it wrong in your mixes. 
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How To Bake Keys & Synths
Welcome to the first edition of “Cooking with JST”! Today, we’ve got a recipe for success through some full frequency baked goods for your next studio mix.
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The Truth About Additive and Subtractive EQ
A battle that’s raged on for decades: additive vs. subtractive EQ. Many online forums have seen this topic, from the earliest days of audio production blogs to a few discussions that have gone off the rails in our own forum! People develop opinions, and whether the opinions are their own or ones that have been accepted from a colleague or mentor, they spread them.
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