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17 Most Popular Articles on Mixing and Recording in 2016

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It’s the end of the year which means it’s roundup time.

But first, we want to thank you for helping us hit 3.6 million views on the blog and 2.6 million views on YouTube in 2016. We’re going to work hard in 2017 to exceed that with even more free and premium content than ever before.


Anyway, we already shared our 19 most popular video tutorials of 2016, but I wanted to give you a list of our ten most viewed articles in 2016.


If you enjoy these, please help us spread the word by sharing your favorites on Facebook or Twitter.

  1. 72 Music Production Tips I Wish I Knew When I Started
  2. The Importance of Mono in a Stereo Mix
  3. 4 Commonly Misused Pieces of Audio Advice
  4. 6 Place to Get Multitracks to Practice Mixing
  5. The Five Levels of Mix Quality
  6. 5 Plugins to Boost Perceived Loudness Without Ruining a Mix
  7. 7 Obscure Mixing Techniques Used by the Pros
  8. 19 Brian Eno Quotes for Studio Inspiration
  9. How to Mix 808s
  10. Why You Should Let Your Recordings Bleed
  11. 18 Quick Mixing and Production Tips You Can Use Right Now
  12. How to Create Width, Depth and Height in a Mix
  13. The Secret Ingredient to Getting Great Guitar Tone
  14. 4 Headphone Tips for Better Vocal Performances
  15. 30 Songwriting Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block
  16. 11 Things You Never Thought to Do with Your Effects Chain
  17. 5 Things to Listen for When Using Compression

Our second most viewed page was actually this free sample pack from Cristofer Odqvist. If you haven’t grabbed that yet, definitely check it out.


Thanks again for your support and have an amazing new year.

Dan Comerchero

I'm Dan, Founder of The Pro Audio Files and Quiztones ear training apps.