So you have an interest in mixing music, and you’re looking to avoid the pitfalls that swallow up lesser engineers. What follows are some of the biggest traps I’ve seen bedevil nascent engineers. Read on, and learn from our mistakes.
Piling oodles of plug-ins on individual tracks is by far the biggest mistake I see in beginners. We’ve all fallen victim to this, and it’s hard because we see our idols do it on tutorials. Yes, it’s important to search for the right moves, to experiment with new tones, but experimentation can be detrimental.
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