It’s not an easy task to explain how you should mix or master your music as there are so many variables and you should have a good idea how you want the music to sound anyway. This chapter isn’t about what you should do but more about how you can carry out many of the processes involved in mixing and mastering your music. It’s easy to make mistakes and a little help can go a long way so here are some guidelines that should help you to produce good quality music without too much of a struggle but as with most things in life you will improve with practice as there’s no substitute for experience.

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