In episode 6 I give a shout-out to some of my favourite music production podcasts. Please check these folks out. You will be better off because of it!
Also, in episode 6, Mixing Aggressively. Inspired by “Zen and the Art of Mixing” by Mixerman I talk about the importance of trusting your ear. Make a decision and move on! If you start second guessing you mix decisions you run the risk of mixing in circles and possibly mixing all the life out of your track.
Do you have an extra pair of outputs on your audio interface? Have a listen for some thoughts on how you might make use of them.