What is your goal for mixing? Is it "getting a great sound?" You might even be happy with "getting a good sound." Throw out what you define now as a your mixing goal and get ready for a complete shift in your thinking.
In the business world, setting goals are common. These goals are required to be very granular in nature. For example, a salesperson might have a goal of "grow new-client sales by five percent over the next six months." Having this well-defined goal helps them reach that goal. For instance, they know they have to focus on gaining new clients instead of growing more business from existing clients. What does this have to do with mixing? …keep reading »