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Is there anyway to analyze the EQ of a bass master track?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Tupac, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Tupac


    May 5, 2011
    I have a lot of bass master tracks, is there any tool I could use to analyze what their EQ settings were? Maybe get a graph of the most prominent frequencies?
  2. You could use a spectrum analyzer but that would only give you a general idea. The waveform/sound is actually very complex.
  3. Har-bal software will analyze the track and show the frequency plot. It's really meant for mastering. But I've found the visual information helpful even when I wasn't applying any processing.
  4. Duckwater


    May 10, 2010
    USA, Washington
  5. --Vissinger --

    --Vissinger --

    Jan 31, 2010
    A spectrum analyzer is what you really need.

    There's a lot of vst spectrum analyzers available. The whole point of a spectrum analyzer is to illustrate the intensity of signal across a frequency spectrum. A good one will have a setting that shows the max intensity at each frequency slot and this will roughly show the equalization if you believe the original source was flat.
  6. seamonkey


    Aug 6, 2004
    +1 on the spectrum analyzer

    This one is cool

    I got a lite version photosounder spiral in an issue of computer music. It's cool in that it's wrapped in a spiral and shows the harmonics stacked up. It's an interesting visual twist.

  7. Tupac


    May 5, 2011
    Any free ones?

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