Waves articles

  • Multitalented producer Greg Wells talks about his craft and his gear
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    Multitalented producer Greg Wells talks about his craft… - Producing for the Art of It

    05/05/16

    Although he spent most of his childhood playing and studying music, it wasn’t until Greg Wells was 18 that he got bitten by the recording bug. “I got my parents to co-sign a loan, and I bought a Mac Plus and a Fostex 4-track cassette machine,” he recalls. “I bought an Alesis Microverb, a terrible microphone and a cheap compressor, and I became rea…

  • A review of the Waves NX Virtual Mix Room plug-in
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    A review of the Waves NX Virtual Mix Room plug-in - A Revolution in Headphone Mixing

    03/01/16

    Headphones are great for checking details when you’re mixing, but to mix on them exclusively has always been a challenge — at least until now. Thanks to a revolutionary new Waves plug-in called NX (Mac/PC), you can put on your headphones and mix in a virtual control room with perfect acoustics no matter where you are. What’s more, NX also makes it…

  • Review of the Waves Butch Vig Vocals plug-in
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    Review of the Waves Butch Vig Vocals plug-in - Vocals Like Vig

    04/09/15

    In the tradition of its Jack Joseph Puig, Chris Lord Alge, Eddie Kramer, and Manny Marroquin signature plug-ins, Waves has released Butch Vig Vocals (Mac/PC), a processor plug-in designed to let you easily dial in great Butch-Vig-style vocal sounds. Featuring a very unusual-looking retro/sci-fi GUI, it offers compression, filtering, EQ, de-essing,…

  • Candid comments from the renowned producer/engineer about gear, mixing and more
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    Candid comments from the renowned producer/engineer abo… - Jack Joseph Puig Speaks His Mind

    11/17/14

    One of the best known and most successful producer/engineers in the business, Grammy-winner Jack Joseph Puig has worked with heavyweights like U2, Green Day, Stone Temple Pilots, John Mayer, Fergie, Eric Clapton, Queen Latifah and countless others. Puig wears many hats, including as an executive vice president at Geffen Records, and as Director of…

  • Waves J37 Tape Review
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    Waves J37 Tape Review - A Wave of Saturation

    02/19/14

    As you probably have already noticed, tape saturation is really hip right now. Although already having plug-ins in the same genre, a leading publisher like Waves couldn't simply ignore the current frenzy for such products. And that's where the J37 Tape comes in. Can it stand out from the rest? That's what we are about to discover...

  • How to Filter Out Vuvuzela Noise from FIFA World Cup Games
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    How to Filter Out Vuvuzela Noise from FIFA World Cup Ga… - Vuvuzela Killers

    06/16/10

    Let's face it, unless you are actually in South Africa attending the World Cup and blowing your very own Vuvuzela, you can't stand the cacophony that's blaring out of your flat screen TV in the form of a thousand swarming mosquitoes. Luckily, a few plugins have been quickly developed to filter out that so so annoying buzzzzzzzz.

  • Waves Tony Maserati Collection: The Test
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    Waves Tony Maserati Collection: The Test - Waves & Maserati - All Revved Up and Ready to Go!...

    05/30/09

    The Tony Maserati collection represents a meeting of industry titans. Waves, one of the earliest and most enduring audio plug-ins companies, has made its reputation on quality bundles of their own plug-ins such as the Gold, Platinum and Diamond bundles as well as emulations of some of the most respected names in studio hardware from API to SSL.