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Mixing is one of the trickiest parts of finishing a song, but it’s also an exciting step in music production. So, it’s no surprise that you’re looking for some online mixing resources.

You’ve written your song, recorded it and now you’re ready to get each part mixed together and sounding good as a unit.

But, mixing music isn’t always super straightforward. To get a track sounding its best you need to know a handful of specific processes and techniques.

Right now there really isn’t any single online mixing tool that can help you mix your track instantly—even though you definitely can instantly master a track online.

Mixing is different, you need to make creative decisions and listen to what’s happening.

If you’re just getting started with a mix it’s really easy to make mistakes, mess things up and end up worse off than where you started. Fortunately, that’s why the undo button exists.

The problem is that mixing takes time.

Learning it and doing it requires developing your ear to hear how specific processes work and then know what to look for when making creative decisions.

Learning how to mix requires developing your ear to hear how specific processes work.

But, there’s tons of online mixing tutorial, resources, tools and tricks to help you get the best mix possible.

Here’s our best online mixing tips for finishing your song.

1. Connect and collaborate with pro mixing engineers

The best way to learn mixing is by learning and working with someone who’s got a lot of experience.

This is why it’s so valuable to find a professional to mentor you, give you feedback or even do a mix for you.

Fast-track your mixing knowledge is by finding a professional to mentor you

If you’re not sure where to find great mix engineers with professional experience, check out LANDR Network.

Right now, you can find dozens of online mixing engineers who have professional credits and years of experience in the studio.

Finding an online mixing guru is the best way to get feedback on a mix you’re working on, find experts who can teach you the ins and outs or hire professional engineers to do a mix for you.

Plus, if you’re working remotely plugins like LANDR Sessions make it super easy to hear what a pro mix engineer is doing with your track.

Sessions is the only plugin that connects DAW audio to a video chat to stream high-quality audio over video chat—so if you hire a mix engineer to give feedback or do a mix of your track, you can hear exactly what they’re doing.

2. Learn to mix music with free tutorials and plugins

If you have patience and time, there are so many resources out there to help you learn how to mix.

If you have patience and time, there are so many resources out there to help you learn how to mix.

This very blog is chock full of guides and mix tips for every aspect of mixing like compression, EQ, sidechaining, reverb and delay, mixing bass, vocals, drums and much more.

Also recommended—watching YouTube tutorials and online mixing guides to help with getting a visual idea of how mixing works in whichever DAW you use.

Do a bit of reading and watch some tutorials, there’s no doubt that you’ll learn the basics and get an idea of where to start and what to listen for.

3. Master your music online with AI mastering

You can learn how to mix or connect with pro engineers with the internet, but truthfully online mixing isn’t really a thing unless you use an online DAW.

And even then, online DAWs aren’t really geared towards the mixing side of music production, they focus more heavily on creativity and feature tools that will help you write a track.

That being said, there’s definitely such a thing as online mastering.

There’s definitely such a thing as online mastering.

That’s because mastering is a very technical process that’s much less an artform and much more a science.

That’s why it’s possible to develop AI tools that will automatically master a track online and generate a final master that sounds just as good as a human mastering engineer.

Of course, that’s only if you use a well-developed AI mastering tool like LANDR—the pioneer of AI mastering.

You can always try out LANDR for free and hear how a mastered track sounds before subscribing to the service.

But here’s a quick example of what LANDR’s online mastering tool can do for your tracks.

Try LANDR Mastering on Your Own Tracks

Online mixing is all about learning and collaborating

The best music involves collaboration on some level. Don’t force yourself to go it alone all the time, instead ask for help when you need it.

With communities like LANDR Network, it’s so easy to find online mixing engineers, collaborate with and get your tracks over the finish line.

But whether or not you want to work with a pro mixing engineer, there are so many resources to help you get the best possible mix of your music.

All you have to do is start learning and growing your skills!