This is a hot topic in today’s world of recording. Every professional music producer and audio engineer have an opinion on this subject. Some producers and engineers believe that you can get a professional well balanced production when you are mixing a two-track instrumental with new vocal stems. Other producers and engineers are holding on to the concept that you have to mix the vocal stems with the separated musical multi-track parts to get professional results.

I’m not here to take sides. I’m here to help independent artists who are recording over pre-mixed instrumental tracks produce a completed song that will sound competitive to those major label artists who are recording and mixing in million dollar studios.

One of the main points that I would like to implant