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Although the sound engineer is the main force behind a fruitful EQuing stage, you as the drummer, have an important role in it as well – one that will actually influence and dictate how successful and fast the EQuing will be. Fortunately for you, in this free drum lesson you’ll be taught important EQuing concepts in a step-by-step approach by DrumLessons.com sound engineer Victor Guidera, and tips on how you can help the sound engineer get the best sound out of the bass drum by DrumLessons.com poster boy Jared Falk.
It’s important that you take the time to learn how to mic a bass drum properly, and learn about common technical terms and theory behind drum set miking for both live and studio settings, before you watch this free video drum lesson on bass drum EQuing. You can educate yourself about these subjects by watching the free video drum lessons “How To Mic A Bass Drum” and “Drum Set Mic Technique Overview“. The knowledge you’ll acquire from those free drum lessons will prove to be invaluable as you learn how to EQ a bass drum.
The sound engineer is as important to the sound of a band in a live concert or record, as the members of the band themselves. So while sound checking, be patient, respect the sound engineer and try to work with him, so that you can get the best sound as possible out of your drums. This goes for your band mates as well.
As soon as you’re done with this free drum lesson on EQuing a bass drum, pick and choose between the free drum lessons “How To EQ A Snare Drum“, “How To EQ Toms“, and “How To EQ Overheads And Cymbals” to learn how to EQ the other instruments on your drum set.
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