Compression Before or After EQ?

It’s a commonly asked question: should you equalize before or after the compressor? Much of the online advice is “it depends”. I think we can give a better answer to aspiring mix engineers. What does EQ before compression versus after compression do for us? EQ before compression affects the frequencies that the compressor acts on.Continue reading “Compression Before or After EQ?”

Gear Review: Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 Ohm Headphones

This is a review of a pair of Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 Ohm open-back headphones that I bought a month or two ago. Neither the store where I purchased these headphones, nor Beyerdynamic are supporting this review. This is my own opinion. I hope this review answers questions that others may have while shopping forContinue reading “Gear Review: Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 Ohm Headphones”