Sometimes the best EQ is a compressor
When we're working on a mix, a big part of what we're doing (the biggest part?) is that we're working to differentiate sounds.
We’re working to give each sound its own special, distinct place in the sound picture we're constructing.
And, if you’re like me, your first instinct is to reach for an EQ — to add some highs, maybe, or boost some midrange, in an…