Reductive EQ to start off a Rap Vocal mix. Clean it up so it sits better with the beat.
The proof is in the manual. Look up your favorite analog modeled plugin manuals and some will mention the level in which it functions best at. As a rule of thumb 0VU or -18dbFS is the sweet spot. This proves that gain staging matters to get the best sound possible from your plugins.
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In this Free 4 Step Course you learn colored EQ vs transparent EQ, linear phase EQ vs minimum phase EQ and much more to really help you choose the right EQ for the job.