Part 2 of 31 – News flash: unlimited tracks is more of a curse than a blessing. Not only has the concept of unending tracks in a DAW led to lazy recording habits it’s actually made the mixing process more of a burden.

Reduce It Down

Before you start throwing faders and plugins around, take inventory of your tracks. Can you bounce some tracks down? Can you delete some redundant guitar parts? Clean up the mess now and your mix will come together faster (and sound better).