Here’s my ultimate beginner mixing tip. It’s a concept I’ve seen shared by some of my favourite mixers and producers including Dave Pensado, Steve Duda and Mat Zo.
You should always trust your ears when you check your kick and bass level. However a visual tool can help you get another perspective on what is happening in the low end.
A tight kick drum sound can really help the low end of your mix. One way to achieve this is using LFO tool by Xfer Records.
Here is a quick mixing tip to help you add interest and make your mixes more dynamic using simple Automation. To quote Steve Duda ‘Music is a temporal experience’ and once of the most exciting things for the listener is hearing subtle elements changing over time.