Here is a free video from our friends at PureMix about listening to what we do in context. after all our audiences will only listen to the final mix, they will never listen to the individual tracks of a session.
Consequently as sound engineers we need to consider how our changes and decisions will play out in the context of the full song, rather than in mere isolation.
How many times a compressor or EQ sounds perfectly great on a single track but doesn't really work when you remove the solo button? Ben Lindell from PureMix shows how constructive it can be to make your mixing choices in context.