The first choice for Grammy-winning mixing engineers, music producers, musicians and sound designers, Waves is the world-leading maker of audio plugins, software and hardware for audio mixing, music production, mastering, post-production and live sound.
The classic consoles on which these plugins are modeled were the centerpieces of Abbey Road’s music revolution in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Learn what they sound like, the differences between them, and how each can contribute differently to your mixes.
‘60s recordings were limited by the technology available, but the sound is still loved by producers and music fans alike. See how you can emulate the warmth and character of those classic records when mixing in the box.
Can laptop mixes win you a Grammy? Oh yes, says Jeff Juliano, whose 2019 Grammy-winning mixes for Nashville megastars Dan + Shay were all done 100% in the box. We got Jeff to share his mixing philosophy and go-to plugin chains.
Channel strip plugins are a great way to complete all your critical mixing tasks—EQ, compression, saturation—from one interface. Which one best suits your workflow? Share with us your favorites and see what other Waves users think!
Front-of-house engineer Joseph Hellow (Big Sean, Bryson Tiller, Tyga) discusses his live touring setup for Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys world tour and shares how he brings massive impact to the biggest venues in Europe, the UK and Australia.
There’s nothing quite like the glue, punch and excitement that a lightly hit mix bus compressor can add to a song. In this old-school shootout, we compare 5 different compression flavors for your mix bus.
Award-winning producer, mixing and recording engineer David Wrench (FKA Twigs, The xx, Frank Ocean) talks working with David Byrne and pushing the sonic landscape of the Grammy-nominated album: American Utopia.