It’s hard to tell somebody how to use EQ without giving a recipe. There are plenty of guides online that will tell you to “cut these frequencies to remove muddiness” and “boost these frequencies” to improve presence.
Although these articles are great for absolute beginners, they’re detrimental to any progression as a guitarist, a home recordist and as an audio engineer.
You may have heard the saying “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. Giving you a range of frequencies to cut or boost to adjust the sound would be giving you the fish.
Instead, in this series, I want to teach you howto fish. Rob Mayzes (2018)
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Reference: Mayzes, R. (2016, June 13). A Master Guide to Electric Guitar EQ Part 1: The Recording Phase. Retrieved December 1, 2018, from https://music.tutsplus.com/tutorials/a-master-guide-to-electric-guitar-eq-part-1-the-recording-phase–cms-26685