How to Use Reference Tracks for Mixing

It’s definitely important to reference other tracks with our own mixes…

But sometimes referencing can actually hurt your mixes more than it helps.

Ever find yourself starting to compare endlessly back and forth and getting nowhere in your mix?

This used to happen to me all the time, until I figured out that there are certain elements to reference and certain elements to ignore.

This video explains the ideal ways to use reference tracks to make sure it doesn’t lead you way off track.
Plus, I show you my actual go-to reference playlist, play some examples and talk about why I picked these songs & why I like the mixes.

Some of these tracks might surprise you… especially my all-time favorite!