Do you want to learn how to mix music for free without having to leave your home? There’s nothing stopping you. Everything you need to get you started can be found online. Let’s find out what you need and where to get it from in four steps.
Learning how to mix music doesn’t need to cost the world. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost anything at all to get started. There are a huge variety of free mixing courses and tuition available online. Some of them are useful, some of them are not so useful.
It can be time consuming and overwhelming to attempt to dig through all of the content that’s out there. With that in mind, I’ve curated a few resources to get you started. All of the courses and tuition on this list contain genuinely helpful, yet easy to follow training.
The best way to learn how to mix, is to mix more. Before you can do all that, though, you’ll need something to mix. If you’re not at the stage where you’re getting clients yet, or you don’t have time to record a huge amount of music yourself, multitracks are a great option. There are plenty of multitrack recordings out there that you can download for free and start experimenting with.
I’ve pulled together three free resources to make things easier.
Getting started with music production on your computer doesn’t need to be expensive. A digital audio workstation, or DAW, is one of the most essential components of a music studio. And, while they can get pricey, there are plenty of free options available. I’ve put together a list of the best free DAWs 2020 has to offer. I’ve included something for everyone, depending on what you want to learn and what your needs are.