Alex Wilkinson, a professional musician, talks about some mixing alternatives in REAPER. It is very educational along with some new workflow tips that you can learn. Here is the link to the video series from The Reaper Blog.
If you don’t know what Reaper is, but would like to learn pro recording techniques at a decidedly ridiculous (in a good way) budget level (Reaper costs $60!), you may be interested in our course: The Newbies Guide To Audio Recording Awesomeness 2: Pro Recording With Reaper.