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Waves Updates Plug-ins to v9.91

Waves has updated their plug-ins to version 9.91. In addition to fixing bugs, the new update includes the following enhancements: All plugins now have control mapping for Avid S3 and S6 control surfaces.H-EQ: New... Read more »

Waves Updates SoundGrid Software and Hardware

Waves has made several updates to the various hardware and software components of the SoundGrid system. These updates and fixes include: SoundGrid Driver — Fixed installation issues on Windows.SoundGrid Driver... Read more »

Make Sure Snare Mic Is In Phase With Overhead Tracks

Sometimes, you just can't seem to get your snare recordings to sound punchy. You do all the right processing in your DAW — compress the snare, EQ it to be snappy, but it still sounds lackluster. What you may... Read more »

Waves Primary Source Expander

With a hi-tech name like "Primary Source Expander," you know the new plug-in from Waves has to be cool! This plug-in is designed for live sound use; it lets you increase mic gain before feedback while reducing stage... Read more »

Waves Announces Sierra Compatibility

Waves has announced that all their plug-ins (version 9.6 and higher) and software applications are now fully compatible with macOS X 10.12.1 (Sierra). If you are using a VST-compatible DAW, Waves instructs that you... Read more »

141st AES Convention: Waves Abbey Road Vinyl

Waves seeks to inject analog warmth and vintage 33RPM vibe with Abbey Road Vinyl, a plug-in designed to replicate the sound of records being played on classic turntables and needles. Waves modeled the Abbey Road... Read more »

Waves Announces SoundGrid Connect

Waves Audio has introduced SoundGrid Connect, which allows any ASIO- or Core Audio-compatible audio interface to connect to a SoundGrid network. SoundGrid Connect adds massive DSP processing power to ASIO and Core... Read more »

Waves Announces Scheps Parallel Particles

Waves has announced a new plug-in created in collaboration with Grammy-winning producer/engineer, Andrew Scheps (Adele, Metallica, Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Lana Del Rey). Scheps Parallel... Read more »

Two New from Waves

Waves has debuted two new plug-ins — an amazing processor called "Infected Mushroom Pusher" and a new instrument called "Electric 88." Designed to provide the power, intensity, and punch found in the tracks... Read more »

Waves Announces H-Series Bundle

Waves Audio has announced a new collection, bringing together all of the company's flagship "Hybrid" plug-ins. The Waves H-Series Bundle will include H-Reverb, H-Delay, H-EQ, and H-Comp, covering a wide range of... Read more »

Waves Announces BSS DPR 402

The latest plug-in from Waves is the BSS DPR 402 compressor/limiter/de-esser. Long a favorite for studio, live sound, and broadcast applications, the DPR 402 has been heard on countless recordings, concerts, and... Read more »

Waves Intros Abbey Road Reverb Plates

The legendary Abbey Road Studios installed their original EMT140 plate reverbs — four of them — in 1957. Three of the plates were modded with unique hybrid solid-state drive amps with tube output stages... Read more »

Waves Greg Wells MixCentric Released

Waves has released Greg Wells MixCentric plug-in, designed to provide super-intuitive, one-knob processing for mixes. The plug-in comprises EQ, compression, and harmonic distortion, which are used, based on Greg's... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: Waves Abbey Road Reverb Plates

Plate reverbs have been a fixture of recorded music for over 50 years. Abbey Road's original reverb plates — four EMT 140 units — were first installed in 1957 to complement the fixed reverberation times of the... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: Waves eMotion LV1

The eMotion LV1 live digital mixing console provides real-time audio mixing for front-of-house, monitor, and broadcast engineers. Based on SoundGrid technology, this software mixer delivers superior sound quality as... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: Waves Element 2.0

Element 2.0 is an analog-style polyphonic instrument designed to deliver the fat, warm sounds of classic analog synths, with all the precision, flexibility and control of a cutting-edge software instrument. It takes... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: Waves Greg Wells Collection

Developed to GRAMMY-nominated engineer/producer Greg Wells' exacting standards, this bundle gives you three killer plug-ins: Greg Wells VoiceCentric connects you up to Greg's signature vocal chain. Greg Wells... Read more »

3 New Waves Live Sound Plug-ins

Waves has introduced three affordable new eMo live-sound plug-ins that are perfect companions for the just-announced eMotion LV1 live digital mixer: eMo Q4 EQ — a 4-band paragraphic equalizer that can be used... Read more »

Waves Announces LV1 Mixer

Waves has unveiled the eMotion LV1, a revolutionary new live mixing console. The eMotion LV1 is being heralded as a harbinger of a new era in live sound mixing for front of house, monitors, and broadcast. Based on... Read more »

Waves Discontinues TDM Support

Waves has released the following statement regarding their support for the TDM plug-in format: "As of January 2016, Waves will stop supporting the TDM format. Any plug-ins installed or updated via the Waves Central... Read more »

Waves introduces Element 2.0

Waves' Element virtual analog polyphonic synthesizer offers dual oscillators with sync, four LFOs, and an extensive modulation matrix; built-in effects including chorus, delay, reverb, distortion, bit crusher, and... Read more »

Waves Updates Tracks Live to Version 1.2.0

Waves has updated their Tracks Live recording application to version 1.2.0. The new version offers a number of new features including: Improved graphic interface with Retina display support.Tracks can be color-coded... Read more »

Waves Releases Greg Wells VoiceCentric

Waves has released their latest plug-in, a collaboration with multi-GRAMMY-nominated producer/mix engineer Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, Mika, OneRepublic, Twenty One Pilots). The new plug-in, Greg Wells... Read more »

139th AES Convention: Waves Sub Align

Waves aims to solve a common problem for live sound engineers with the Sub Align plug-in. You'll be able to solidify the bass response of full-range PA systems in situations where the speakers or speaker management... Read more »