Part 3 of 31 – To make great mixes you need to listen to great mixes. More than that you need to steal specific ideas and production decisions from the pros and try to impliment them in your own tracks.
Pick Three Things
It’s one thing to like a pro mix, it’s another thing all together to identify specific elements of that mix that you want to “borrow”. Be specific and write down three things you want to try on your next mix. It won’t ever sound exactly the same, but it gives you some direction and goals to shoot for in the mix.