Can any seasoned home recording experts give some tips or recommended tutorials on how to start learning to get better. I understand the basics, pan tracks to occupy stereo space, cut the low end off tracks that don't need it, no clipping, but beyond that I don't know where to go. I don't know how to train my ear. I don't know how to use compression to get a better mix, nevermind how to use it to master.

I'm straight digital, I don't mic up anything as I live in an apartment. A DAW and vst for guitar and bass, etc.