• Editing is basically correcting any mistakes a musician, or vocalist, makes in the recording. These include timing mistakes, wrong notes, etc... • Mixing is taking all the pieces of a song (instruments and vocals) and blending them together. This process uses effects such as reverb, EQ, and compression. It’s a complicated process and for more information check out this link: Wikipedia article about mixing. • Vocal tuning is a process of making your vocals sound great and match the instruments pitch perfectly. In almost every professional recording you hear there has been vocal tuning applied.