How to use reference tracks when mixing music

How to use reference tracks when mixing music.

Reference tracks are a great way to make sure your music is “radio ready” and that you can get you mix sounding the best it can.

Using a reference track simply involves importing a track that has a similar sound to what you are going for, then soloing your song and this song separately to see how your track compares, so you can make changes.

For more tips on recording and mixing in GarageBand, check out my GarageBand Quick Jams series here:

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