The Big Picture

mixdown basics for ableton live beginners

This FREE five-day email course gives you essential background info for mixing down your tracks.

Here is what you're going to learn:

  • What is "audio engineering" and why should I care?
  • What are the deadly mix mistakes and how do I avoid them?
  • Which plugins should I use? And what do they do?


  • one email per day with basic concepts like HEADROOM and GAIN STAGING
  • a simple mix recipe that works in every genre of music
  • a list of the essential plugins I use on every session
  • Membership in the private mixitecture facebook group where you can ask questions and get mix advice from more advanced producers

All you need is Ableton Live and a pair of headphones


Mirna Mandich

"I know who to ask now when I need advice..."


Everybody starts somewhere 

So what are you waiting for?

I want you to get moving and start making better mixes right now.

Beginners and noobs are welcome to ask all kinds of questions and get friendly answers.  

Sign up now and get started.

I'm looking forward to hearing from you.  

-Steve Knots