For a sound engineer, to be the best in the entertainment industry, you need to have the right skill set, technical knowledge, and techniques to produce quality sound for any project. While you can’t predict the feedback you may receive on your final work, you should continually upgrade your skills and goals. However, mastery of audio engineering cannot be accomplished overnight or without learning from past mistakes. Knowledge is definitely vital, but so are the experiences learned from common errors. If you’re a budding sound engineer looking for advice on how to become an expert, After Hours Productions has put together a list of the most common mistakes made by sound engineers.