Mixing (cont’d)

Crucial mixing tips.  If you follow all of these I guarantee your mixing skills will increase by leaps and bounds:-

Have a few reference tracks loaded into the project or at least handy, i.e. commercial CD tracks similar to the genre you’re mixing and which have excellent mixes.  A/B them often with your mix in progress so you can emulate what’s so good about them.  NB: I ignored this advice for years thinking it wouldn’t be all that useful, but IT IS!!

Rest your ears regularly!  You'll be surprised how they can play tricks on you Don't lose all your headroom when mixing down