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The 10 Mixing Steps to Create Great Mixes

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There is definitely a step by step process to follow when you mix. Even with slight variation depending on the genre, style and complexity of the song the steps are pretty similar most of the time.

What are these steps you say? Let me tell you!

1. Critical Listening and Organization

2. Balancing and Panning

3. Grouping and Simplification

4. EQ, Compression and Saturation on Busses

5. Rebalancing

6. EQ, Compression and Saturation on Individual Tracks

7. Rebalancing

8. Reverb and delay

9. Automation

10. Translation

It’s really as simple as that. If you follow those steps, and the tips and tricks inside Step By Step Mixing you’ll become a better and more efficient mixer in no time.

We’re #1 on Amazon!

I’m excited to share with you the news during the launch week Step By Step Mixing hit #1 on the Amazon Best-Seller list in Music Recording and Sound, beating out both Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio by Mike Senior, Modern Recording Techniques, and Recording Unhinged by Sylvia Massey, all incredible authors, engineers and producers in their own right.

It’s an incredibly proud moment for me, and I’m grateful for you all for helping me achieve it!Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 8.16.13 AM

Here’s what Nathan Moser, a Step By Step Mixing reader, messaged me on Facebook earlier today:

Really enjoying the book. The way you organized it really helps me retain everything I am reading. I just want to say thank you for being one of the people who keeps me motivated to continue my dream to hopefully have a career in mixing.

It’s great to hear that my work keeps people motivated! If using only five plug-ins then grab Step By Step Mixing now.


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About me

About Björgvin Benediktsson

I’m Björgvin Benediktsson. I’m a musician, audio engineer and best-selling author. I help musicians and producers make a greater impact with their music by teaching them how to produce and engineer themselves. I’ve taught thousands of up and coming home studio producers such as yourself how to make an impact with their music through Audio Issues since 2011.

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