Can be useful.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4ugnPValUM&feature=youtu.be
Dave Pensado’s video is a MUST!!! The guy is one of the most humbled mixing engineer who is also REALLY good at what he is doing.
Great links, thanks!
And of course, you have to try all this stuff out yourself. There’s no shortcut really, I guess. Practice makes perfect.