Like we looked at yesterday, where you start your mix matters. I know some people like to mix with all the faders up, but I find it a bit easier to zero in on one instrument at a time, and build from there.

Your Anchor Track

One helpful tip is to find the most important instrument for a given mix and start there. Make it your anchor track and begin building the rest of the mix around it. This could be the drums, piano, or even vocals. It all just depends on the song. Let’s take a look.