Mixing looks fun and glamorous with all the plugins and effects at our disposal.

But did you know that the best mixers in the world have a systematic (and boring) setup process?

In fact, many of the top mixers have their assistants do this FOR them so come mix time they can move fast and have fun.

If you don’t have an assistant (hand raised!) then you need to know how to properly start your mix so you your song can sound it’s best.

Today I will show you the simple 4 step process I use to start each and every mix!