If you want better mixes, faster, then skip today’s video at your own peril. So much of good mixing technique comes with good foundations that help you from fighting yourself. I’ve learned this the hard way and I’m trying to save you the frustration.

Pretend The Solo Button Doesn’t Exist

When you begin applying EQ to your tracks, don’t do it in solo. If you can avoid the urge to pop that track into solo so you can “focus” on it and hear it “better”, then you’ll save yourself hours of wasted EQing. What matters is how the frequencies interact with the other tracks, so solo EQ is rather pointless.