Equalisation Explained

Sculpt your audio with EQ and learn how to critically listen, analyse audios, all whilst picking up techniques for mixing and production. This course breaks down equalisation for students of beginner or intermediate level.

Created By

Rory M




Equalisation Explained


Course Overview

Do you aimlessly apply EQ to your mixes? Do your mixes fall down when compared to the sounds you hear on your favourite records? EQ is a hugely powerful tool, which can be used to sculpt your audio into a very pleasing sound or destroy it completely. This course aims to arm you with a systematic approach to applying EQ and deepen your understanding of the theory behind this tool. During this course, students will learn how to critically listen, analyse audios and pick up some techniques for mixing and production. By the end of the lesson series, students will have been introduced in full to the process of equalisation and shown precisely how it can benefit their mixes. A strong emphasis is place on practical application throughout this course.

Course Content


7 HOURS Total Length

Lesson 1

Basics in Sound

60 minutes

Lesson 2

A Simple Guide to the Harmonic Series

60 minutes

Lesson 3

The Frequency Spectrum

60 minutes

Lesson 4

Instrument Ranges and Analysing Their Tone

60 minutes

Lesson 5

Filters and Their Uses

60 minutes

Lesson 6

Applying EQ to Individual Instruments

60 minutes

Lesson 7

EQ Within a Full Mix Context

60 minutes

Key Skills

Critical Listening



Essay Writing


Rory M

Specialist Music Educator

Rory has years of experience in providing live and online lessons. He is an enthusiastic and passionate teacher, and this teaching style means his learners feel supported and have fun.