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EQing bass guitar out of songs

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by WavyGravy, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. WavyGravy


    Jun 11, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    Hello, i was wondering what freq to boost and drop (for youtube covers) to remove the bass out of the song, so that I may add my own.

    Right now I'm just dropping everything from 200 and lower but maybe theres another way?
  2. boynamedsuse

    boynamedsuse Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    I think you are in the ballpark. Until someone comes up with a more sophisticated suggestion, -6dB per octave below 200 Hz is a good place to start.
  3. Jordan S.

    Jordan S.

    Mar 25, 2012
    Blacksheep Effects Pedals
    I use a multi-band parametric eq and sweep frequencies until I find which frequencies affect the bass the most, and then boost or cut till I get the desired result.

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