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    Compensating for wah in leads

    I'm doing some wah stuff, and the wah bits are a lot brighter (and have a lot more treble) than the rest of the lead once I step off the wah and the circuit closes.

    Is my best bet to split the track and just EQ it and cut the high bits out, or is there a more "correct" way to go about it?

    (Yeah, I'm recording tonight, hence the slew of threads..)

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    The wah is likely just exaggerating certain frequency spikes that are present in your amp/speaker/mic combination, or in however you're running direct. You could use a visual multi-band EQ to isolate and cut those spikes, or maybe try a multi-band compressor?

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