Originally Posted by releaux
And you should always try to cut EQ, not add it. There are, of course, always exceptions to that rule, but cutting things out will really help your mix's clarity. Mud is the enemy!
Carve out spaces for all of your sounds so they're not running into each other.
YES YES YES YES! This is SOOOOOO true. Do everything you can to not add a single bit of EQ. Remove only. You'll be amazed at how it will make you re-approach your mixing.