Artists

Gerard Albo

Gerard Albo

Live Mixing Engineer

Corinne Bailey Rae, Anastacia, Patti Smith, Amy Winehouse

Waves are the best sounding plugins I've come across for my live and studio work.“

Renato Alscher

Renato Alscher

FOH / Studio Engineer

Roberta Sá, Monobloco, Marina Lima

With Waves plugins I have the same tools in the studio and live. The C6 Multiband Compressor gives me total control over the spectral balance and the dynamic. Life on the road is now as fun as in the studio.“

Chris Aman

Chris Aman

FOH Engineer / Production Manager

OneRepublic, Demi Lovato

Waves brought the control and definition from the studio to my live mixes. WavesLive has been life changing.“

Chris "BRX" Apfalter

Chris "BRX" Apfalter

FOH Engineer

Kruder & Dorfmeister, Tosca

With MultiRack and The API Collection, I can bring top level live sound anywhere, anytime - without the need for outboard gear.“

Marcella “Ms. Lago” Araica

Marcella “Ms. Lago” Araica

Recording / Mixing Engineer

Timbaland, Madonna, Usher, Missy Elliot

Waves plugins have been the essence of my sound. I've never done a session that has not included Waves plugins.“

Dave Aron

Dave Aron

FOH / Studio Engineer

Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Sublime

I use the C4 on bass, kicks, and snares to shape the sound with multiband compression in a way that an EQ can't.“

Jo A (Jonathan Atangana)

Jo A (Jonathan Atangana)

Producer/ Songwriter/ Engineer/ Artist

Wiz Khalifa, Sean Cross

Waves plugins are essential tools in my creative process and part of my sonic signature.“

Dave Aude

Dave Aude

Producer / Remixer

Chris Brown, Rihanna, Coldplay, Selena Gomez

Waves plugins have been my most reliable and most-used plugins since I started producing music professionally.“

Autodafeh

Autodafeh

Electronic Artists

Hunt For Glory, re:lectro, Identity Unknown

Using Waves plugins we can really get the focus and detail we want and need in our overall sound.“

Stephen Bailey

Stephen Bailey

FOH Engineer

Matt Redman, Rend Collective, Passion, Martin Smith

Loading Waves and importing my presets gives me a fantastic base to work from before we even fire up the PA.“

Michael Barry

Michael Barry

Re-Recording Mixer

Fargo, Short Cuts, The Reader

I’ve used Waves WNS on major film projects and found it to be very helpful in dealing with issues we encounter every day, quickly and flawlessly. It is a great tool.“

Bill Bell

Bill Bell

Producer / Mixing Engineer / Composer / Guitarist

Jason Mraz, Tom Cochrane, Jimmy Rankin, Justin Nozuka

I've been using Waves plugins from the very beginning of my career. I can’t imagine mixing without them. Everything I need is right there at my fingertips.“

Travis Bing

Travis Bing

FOH / Monitor Engineer

Paramore, The Civil Wars

With Waves plugins, I’ve been able to sculpt the overall sound of my in-ear mixes, tighten them up, and make them pop.“

Tony Blanc

Tony Blanc

FOH / Studio Engineer

Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Ke$ha, Christina Aguilera

Using Waves live, it blows me away to be able to fit my effects rack in my pocket.“

Brett "Scoop" Blanden

Brett "Scoop" Blanden

FOH Engineer

Lady Antebellum

The C6 Multiband Compressor is an invaluable room management tool for me, not only before show time, but during the ever-changing nightly arena environment.“

Steve Booke

Steve Booke

Guitarist / Composer

The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Real World, Mind of Mencia

Before hearing GTR I wouldn't even consider using a software amp simulator for any of my production work, now I can't see myself using anything else.“

Alan Branch

Alan Branch

Producer / Engineer / Writer / Musician

Nine Inch Nails, Sinead O’Connor, Depeche Mode, Blur

The V-Comp is a classic hardware emulation (model 2254) that sounds just like the original people know and love. Using it on piano and vocals, it’s rich and smooth“

Garry Brown

Garry Brown

FOH Engineer

Phish, Blondie, Gnarls Barkley, Cyndi Lauper

With MultiRack and Waves, my mix became more complete.“

Mike Brylinski

Mike Brylinski

Producer / Engineer

The Goo Goo Dolls, Spyro Gyra, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The ability to change guitar tones at any part of the process is invaluable to me. It allows me to move quickly and efficiently.“

Bernard Butler

Bernard Butler

Producer

Suede, Duffy

I treat Waves plugins as I would the best analogue outboard and expect the same quality, but with endless flexibility. The Renaissance Compressor is my go-to plugin for vocals every time.“

Victor Calderone

Victor Calderone

Producer / DJ

Sting, Madonna, Beyoncé

At the end of every mix, I insert the L3 on the overall mixdown. It's like sending your track to a mastering lab.“

Rick Camp

Rick Camp

FOH Engineer

Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, Brian Culbertson

In the studio or out live on tour, I must have my Waves plugins. MaxxBCL puts the finishing touches to create a great mix!“

Bruno Campregher

Bruno Campregher

FOH Engineer

Jota Quest

My Waves plugins have become an indispensable tool on the road. With MultiRack I can also use them with Yamaha consoles so I have the same tools anywhere.“

Monty Carlo

Monty Carlo

Monitor Engineer

Colbie Caillat, Slash, Ringo Starr, Bruce Springsteen

With WavesLive and the SoundGrid compact server, life on fly dates has become much easier. I can bring my FX rack to any gig and it fits in the overhead compartment on the flight.“

Lachlan Carrick

Lachlan Carrick

FOH / Studio Engineer

Gotye

With Waves running on the Avid Venue platform, I’m armed with the best suite of tools to achieve world-class results, every night. I can't imagine mixing a show without Waves.“

Ryan Cecil

Ryan Cecil

Monitor Engineer

Usher, Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

Artists are wanting their in-ear mixes to sound more like their records, and Waves is helping make that a reality.“

Richard Chycki

Richard Chycki

Engineer / Guitarist

Rush, Aerosmith, Simple Plan

GTR is a very cool discovery for me…It gives me guitar sounds that are eminently useful for everything from tracking to re-amping existing guitar tracks.“

Matteo Cifelli

Matteo Cifelli

FOH Mixer / Producer / Engineer

Tom Jones, Mike & the Mechanics

I have been a Waves user since day one. Waves limiters and compressors are simply the most powerful tools you can have on a digital mixing desk.“

Neil Citron

Neil Citron

Guitarist / Producer / Engineer

Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Larry Carlton

Waves is the real thing! When we talked about doing amp models, I knew they would blow me AWAY!“

Antoine Clamaran

Antoine Clamaran

House Artist / Music Remixer

Funky Music, Oxygene, Party Time, You Spin Me Round

Waves plugins are a big part of every track I do. I've tried many plugins over the years, but only Waves gives my tracks that powerful dimension! The sound quality is just amazing!“

Dave Clarke

Dave Clarke

DJ / Remixer / Producer/ Radio Show Host

Depeche Mode, I am Kloot, John Foxx

Waves can be a life-saver in cleaning up a tricky source and a pleasure-giver in providing mojo to a brittle digital recording. It is always reliable and always intuitive.“

Michael Conner

Michael Conner

FOH Engineer

Paul Simon

With an Artist like Paul Simon, each day begins with the arrangement changes of at least one classic. Waves MultiRack lets me respond to those changes immediately without a Fedex box.“

John Cooper

John Cooper

Music Mixer / FOH Engineer

Bruce Springsteen, Natalie Merchant, Wynonna, Ringo Starr

Waves plugins have made my mixes more musical, and that's what it's all about at the end of the day.“

Paul Crook

Paul Crook

Guitarist

GTR makes it easy. They've taken all of the work out of it. Anyone can have a state-of-the-art tone in seconds.“

Bryan “Froggy” Cross

Bryan “Froggy” Cross

FOH / Monitor Engineer

The Pussycat Dolls, Queen Latifah, Vertical Horizon

Doing a show without the Live Bundle is like trying to build a house without a hammer!“

Tod Cutler

Tod Cutler

FOH Engineer

Big Wreck, The Trews and Matt Dusk, Cannes Gold Award

Waves plugins go a long way toward allowing me to articulate the sound I hear in my head. The C6 Multiband Compressor, in particular, has been a complete mix saver for me in some really dodgy situations.“

Dave Darlington

Dave Darlington

Composer / Recording, Mixing & Mastering Engineer

Bob Sinclar, Digable Planets, Sting, Oz

All my productions and mixes begin and end with Waves plugins. From subtle sculpting to creating wild effects, I rely on Waves. I would never want to work without them!“

Jonathan Deans

Jonathan Deans

FOH / Monitor Engineer / Sound Designer

Cirque du Soleil, Brooklyn, Les Miserables, Zumanity

Waves MaxxBCL is essential for my live sound work.“

Ettore (ET) Dedivitiis

Ettore (ET) Dedivitiis

FOH Engineer

Jason Mraz

Waves plugins bring out the best in our Jason Mraz live sound - crisp, clear, unforgettable, and always bulletproof. Thanks Waves for making mixing live sound fun and easy.“

Charles Deenen

Charles Deenen

Sound Designer

Need for Speed, The Fast and the Furious

Waves is the only company making must have bundles for sound-design & mixing.“

Peter Denenberg

Peter Denenberg

Producer / Recording & Mixing Engineer

Spin Doctors, Deep Purple, Boz Scaggs, Martin Sexton

Waves plugins are an absolute necessity in any professional studio setting. Waves Mercury has become my second nature, my go-to toolbox. I couldn't mix without it!“

Christopher DeStefano

Christopher DeStefano

Producer / Engineer / Songwriter

Kelly Clarkson, Big Time Rush, Carrie Underwood

If you're looking for vintage-sounding tools that are both musical and surgical, look no further than Waves. I'm amazed at how Waves plugins can be so sonically musical yet so CPU-efficient.“

Brett Dicus

Brett Dicus

FOH / Post Production Sound Designer

Norah Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr

For me, carrying around a set of reverbs in MultiRack has proven to be worth every dollar.“

Brad Divens

Brad Divens

FOH Engineer / Producer

HIM, Garbage, Linkin Park, Jane’s Addiction

Having the Waves plugins at my disposal has become an invaluable part of my mixing process.“

Daniel Duarte-Gonzales

Daniel Duarte-Gonzales

FOH / Monitor Engineer

Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, Gungor

It's great knowing that the Waves plugins used in the studio will always be there when you're mixing live.“

James Dunkley

James Dunkley

FOH Engineer / Producer

Anthrax, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Katatonia, Vallenfyre

I've come to depend on Waves MultiRack as my 'get out of jail free card' on the road. What ever situation I encounter there is a plug in for that eventuality.“

Jon D

Jon D'Uva

Engineer

Sum 41, Underoath, Roomful of Blues

GTR3 has been instrumental in getting the Warped Tour mixes where they need to be.“

Jim Ebdon

Jim Ebdon

FOH Engineer

Aerosmith, Maroon 5, Annie Lennox

Waves plugins give me the option to instantly provide my artists with a huge variety of sounds and textures. Waves plugins are a must have!“

Daniel Ellis

Daniel Ellis

FOH Engineer

Jesus Culture, David Crowder Band

I love Waves plugins. My vocal chain is all Waves now and sounds better than ever!“

Danny Evans

Danny Evans

FOH Engineer

Elbow, 808 State, MC 900 Ft. Jesus, Homelife

Whether it’s EQ, dynamics or reverbs, the Waves plugins are usually the first option I'll try. I rarely need to look any further for the sound I'm looking for.“

David Farmer

David Farmer

Sound Designer

Lord of the Rings Trilogy, King Kong, The Incredible Hulk, The Arrival

I'd say 9 out of every 10 sounds I make have gone through at least one Waves plugin, if not 3 or 4.“

Jonin Fehlmann

Jonin Fehlmann

FOH / Monitor Engineer

The Manhattan Transfer, Billy Cobham, L'Image, Steps Ahead

Waves gives me flexibility and continuity on tours with desks and sound systems that change daily.“

Dennis Fernandez

Dennis Fernandez

FOH Engineer

Rufus Wainwright, Anoushka Shankar, Jason Donovan

The first time I used the Waves Studio Classics collection, it was such a revelation that I felt I just couldn’t work without them!“

Lee Fields

Lee Fields

FOH Engineer

Lincoln Brewster, Bayside Church

Waves plugins have changed the way I mix for the better. Being able to do fly dates with plugins in my carry-on is a game changer.“

Andrew Fletcher

Andrew Fletcher

FOH Engineer / PA Mixer

The Latin Grammy Awards, The Voice, Miss Universe

On trying out the Waves SoundGrid at the BET Hip Hop Awards I was pleasantly surprised by the improvement I could achieve on my podium mics.“

Val Garay

Val Garay

Producer / Engineer

James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt

Since the onset of the digital revolution, Waves has always been the exemplary standard in the recording industry“

Garbage

Garbage

Waves plugins have been an important part of the Garbage recording process since they first came out, and we are very pleased that they have become an integral part of our live performances as well.“

Scott Martin Gershin

Scott Martin Gershin

Sound Designer & Mixer

Star Trek, Hellboy II, Team America, Shrek

Waves plugins help turn my aural visions into sonic realities.“

Serban Ghenea

Serban Ghenea

Mixing Engineer

Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Usher, Pink

I've used Waves plugins on every mix that I've worked on in the past fifteen years. The Mercury bundle is like the Swiss army knife of DSP; it’s a must-have for anyone serious about mixing.“

Mick Glossop

Mick Glossop

Producer / Engineer

Van Morrison, Sinead O’Connor, Frank Zappa, The Waterboys

I've been recording guitars of all styles and colors for over 30 years, and the Waves GTR is the best guitar amplifier emulation plugin I have found so far - and I've tried them all.“

Roger Glover

Roger Glover

Bassist

Deep Purple

When I played bass through GTR, I was honestly knocked out with the result. It gave me exactly what I was looking for. That's when I knew I wanted one.“

Daniel Green

Daniel Green

Producer / FOH / Studio Engineer

Coldplay

Waves are the first things we load up.“

John Haeny

John Haeny

Engineer / Sound Designer

Jim Morrison and the Doors, John Coltrane, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne

Not only does Waves provide all the tools I need to accomplish everything I want, but also all the tools to accomplish anything I have yet to dream up!“

Paul David Hager

Paul David Hager

FOH / Studio Mix Engineer

Miley Cyrus, Goo Goo Dolls, Jonas Brothers

Whether in the studio or on tour, Waves plugins give me the sounds I need.“

Johnny Hiland

Johnny Hiland

Guitarist

Ricky Skaggs, Toby Keith, Randy Travis

I think that Waves GTR is innovative, fun, and effective in recording today. It allows you to have more creative control as a guitarist in the studio, and still offers loads of fun!“

Donal Hodgson

Donal Hodgson

Producer

The Police, Sting, Jeff Beck

GTR is just so creative and inspiring.“

Ross Hogarth

Ross Hogarth

Producer / Engineer

Van Halen, Ziggy Marley, Keb'Mo', R.E.M.

I recently started using the V-Series plugins. The realism they delivered really took me by surprise. Rarely does one find a plugin that sounds so close to the real thing. These bad boys deliver, 100%.“

Tim Holder

Tim Holder

FOH Engineer

Enrique Eglesias

Waves plugins make the Venue D-Show come alive. I use the SSL G-Master Buss Compressor on my output groups, and the C6 Multiband Compressor is great for shaping sounds.“

Goh Hotoda

Goh Hotoda

Producer / Mixing Engineer

Madonna, Janet Jackson, Marcus Miller, Ryuichi Sakamoto

The Studio Classics Collection is a dream come true.“

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

We use Waves on a daily basis. Whether on the road, working on a simple demo on our laptops, or tracking in the studio, there's always a Waves plugin somewhere in our session.“

Luis Irizarry

Luis Irizarry

FOH Engineer/System Engineer

Calle 13, Luis Fonsi, La Secta All Star, Puya

What once was an illusion in Live Sound is now a reality.“

Hugh Johnson

Hugh Johnson

FOH Engineer

Vince Gill

Very impressive. The GEQ is totally phase-coherent, and it performs exactly like an analog EQ.“

Frank Joly

Frank Joly

FOH Engineer

Simple Plan

Trading all my outboard gear for the Waves Gold bundle was the best move I've ever made. The Renaissance plugins make everything sound better and fatter.“

Justin Jones

Justin Jones

FOH Engineer

Lecrae, Mat Kearney, Jars of Clay

Waves are my go-to plugins – THE toolbox I use for my best mixes.“

Brian Joseph

Brian Joseph

Live/Studio Engineer and Mixer

Bon Iver, The Fray

Having Waves in the live setting is changing the way I mix. Going out without Waves is no longer an option.“

Chris Kaplinski

Chris Kaplinski

FOH / Monitor Engineer

Matisyahu, Monster Truck, Dub Trio, Black Jacket Symphony

Using Waves plugins in the live environment has really opened up routing options and gave me more control over instrument tones. Well done Waves!“

Keane

Keane

Band

GTR3 gives us the ability to experiment with new sounds quickly and creatively, and that's always when the best things happen!“

Pete Keppler

Pete Keppler

FOH Engineer

Nine Inch Nails, Katy Perry, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Patti Smith

I really like the Renaissance Compressor for doing 'inaudible' compression. It's great for leveling, with no artifacts or squeezing.“

Matthew Kettle

Matthew Kettle

FOH / Studio Engineer

Arctic Monkeys, The White Stripe, Mark Ronson, Keane

When I installed the Waves plugins on the D-Show, they immediately became indispensable tools. I now can’t imagine mixing a show without them!“

Matt Knobel

Matt Knobel

Engineer

Lenny Kravitz, Mary J. Blige, Busta Rhymes

This plugin is absolutely amazing.“

Barak Koren

Barak Koren

FOH / Studio Engineer

Grinderman, Marco Borsato, Ilse De Lange

Waves is a must-have on all platforms: I carry MultiRack for my analog gigs and studio jobs, and use SoundGrid for the DiGiCo environment on digital gigs.“

Eddie Kramer

Eddie Kramer

Producer / Engineer

Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones

Very accurate. The V-Series is amazing.“

Avi Laniado

Avi Laniado

Chief Engineer

Brokeback Mountain, The Reader, The School of Rock, Revolutionary Road

From the very first trial, it was clear that Waves WNS was a superior solution for noise suppression, and our mixers are now using it on a regular basis.“

Drew Lavyne

Drew Lavyne

Mastering Engineer

Foo Fighters, White Stripes, Adam Lambert

The L3-16 has quickly become an indispensable part of my mastering toolset. It is now my "go to" limiter for all of my projects.“

Jon Lemon

Jon Lemon

FOH Engineer

Ray Lamontagne, Beck, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails

Waves SoundGrid® has completely changed my approach to live mixing on a DiGiCo console. Waves plugins are superb, whether live or in the studio.“

Nathan Lettus

Nathan Lettus

FOH Engineer

Chicago

Waves plugins are indispensable tools that help shape and color my mixes like never before; I can't imagine doing a show without them. DiGiCo and Waves are the perfect marriage of power and flexibility.“

Steve Lillywhite

Steve Lillywhite

Producer

U2, Rolling Stones, Travis, Dave Matthews

The SSL compressors are great on just about anything: drums, bass, and sometimes guitars. Even with the "real thing" available, I will replicate it with the Waves and keep the outboard to a minimum.“

Howard "Howie" Lindeman

Howard "Howie" Lindeman

FOH / Audio Engineer / Producer

Roberta Flack, Natalie Cole, Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar

Waves allows us to mix the way we did, with the sound we love, deserve and demand, but now - in the digital domain.“

Linkin Park

Linkin Park

I find that Waves plugins help us discover some great sounds.“

Dory Lobel

Dory Lobel

Guitarist

Backstreet Boys, Enrique Iglesias, Jesse McCartney

Whether you're a traditionalist or on the cutting edge of sound design, you'll find your sound with GTR.“

Chris Lord-Alge

Chris Lord-Alge

Producer / Mixing Engineer

Green Day, U2, Dave Matthews Band

The SSL 4000 are the best models I have ever heard.“

Bob Ludwig

Bob Ludwig

Mastering Engineer

Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney

You can always trust Waves to create well-engineered, good sounding products.“

Dr. Luke

Dr. Luke

Musician / Songwriter / Producer / Remixer

Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Avril Lavigne

In the past 5 years, there has not been one song that I have done that hasn't had Waves on it!“

John Lynch

John Lynch

FOH Engineer

Ritchie Blackmore, Tommy James and the Shondells, Prophet, TT Quick

The SSL G-Master Bus Compressor and the C6 Compressor have allowed me to create and maintain a level of fidelity and separation in my mixes that I had never heard before.“

Kevin Madigan

Kevin Madigan

FOH Engineer

Crosby, Stills and Nash, Smashing Pumpkins, Lucinda Williams, Mastodon

I’m really impressed with the Waves plugins I've been using. They're just what I needed“

Brad Madix

Brad Madix

FOH Engineer

Jane’s Addiction, Shakira, Rush

Waves Live is everything you need! Add the vintage plugs and you're probably using everything the band used to make the record in the first place!“

Harvey Mandel

Harvey Mandel

Guitarist

Rolling Stones, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters

I love the new GTR…the sounds are great!“

Fabian Marasciullo

Fabian Marasciullo

Mixing Engineer

Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Lil Wanye, Jay Z

I've never mixed a record without using Waves plugins. They enable to do anything, anytime. I couldn't picture a world without Waves.“

Torcuato Mariano

Torcuato Mariano

Guitarist

Gal Costa, Djavan, Eumir Deodato, Ivan Lins

On my last album So Far From Home, I put GTR3 in the credits, because some people don’t believe that that sound is a virtual amp.“

Manny Marroquin

Manny Marroquin

Mixing Engineer

Kanye West, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, John Mayer

Waves is one of those companies that really pushes the limits. It’s wow after wow after wow.“

Sir George Martin / Giles Martin

Sir George Martin / Giles Martin

Producers

When it comes to sound, Waves is synonymous with excellence.“

Carlos “Coco” Martinez

Carlos “Coco” Martinez

FOH / Monitor / Live Recording Engineer

Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi, Aventura & Romeo Santos, Ednita Nazario

Thanks to Waves plugins I can finally get the sound I want. Wherever I tour, Waves plugins are the first tool I pack.“

Yamil Martínez

Yamil Martínez

FOH / Studio Engineer / Producer

Alex Campos, Ana Gabriel, Ricky Martin, Tommy Torres

For a studio rat gone live, WavesLive is a dream come true on the road.“

Tony Maserati

Tony Maserati

Producer / Mixing Engineer

Black Eyed Peas, Jason Mraz, Jay-Z, Beyonce

SSL 4000 Collection sounds great. I can make it sound nasty.“

Luizinho Mazzei

Luizinho Mazzei

Monitor Engineer / Producer / Mixer / Engineer

Ricky Martin, Capital Inicial, Daniela Mercury

I use Waves plugins in all my studio mixes for adjusting equalization, controlling dynamics and creating new sounds. The sound quality, facility and security they provide are indispensable!“

Steven McCale

Steven McCale

FOH / Monitor Engineer

Kelly Clarkson, Shania Twain, Steve Miller Band

No matter which end of the snake I am on, the tools Waves provides are an essential part of my mix. Whenever I need to solve a problem, Waves always comes through!“

Kevin “Tater” McCarthy

Kevin “Tater” McCarthy

Monitor Engineer

Linkin Park, Bruce Springsteen, Stone Temple Pilots

At the end of the day it has to sound good. Waves plugins make that part much easier!“

James McCullagh

James McCullagh

FOH Engineer

Journey, INXS, Alanis Morissette

When in a hurry, the Waves C6 Multiband Compressor is the first plugin I go to. It is so versatile, from quick fixes on vocals to cleaning up my main L&R mix, all in a matter of seconds! I honestly don't know what I'd do without it.“

Kris Menace

Kris Menace

Producer / Remixer

Depeche Mode, Robbie Williams, Moby, LCD Soundsystem

To be honest, I pretty much love every Waves plugin.“

MercyMe

MercyMe

Musicians

It's unbelievable how far Waves has brought the world of plugins in the last few years. The ways you can manipulate a stale-sounding audio track and bring it to life is a total game changer!“

Big Mick

Big Mick

FOH Engineer

Metallica, Led Zeppelin

The BCL bailed me out on more than one occasion!“

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen

FOH Engineer

Volbeat

Now that I am using Waves plugins, I have never been more satisfied with my mixes.“

Tim Millikan

Tim Millikan

FOH Engineer

INXS, Paul Kelly, Midnight Oil

Waves plugins not only allow me to get the color and control I want in my mixes, now I can seamlessly integrate between consoles.“

Troy Milner

Troy Milner

FOH / Monitor Engineer

Bruce Springsteen, Sugarland, Sammy Hagar

Once I started using Waves plugins on my live shows, I never looked back. They just sound great in every application.“

Ben Mink

Ben Mink

Songwriter / Producer

k.d. lang, Roy Orbison, Filmmaker Gus Van Sant, Rush

I’ve honestly heard nothing comparable that surpasses the warmth of the Renaissance Compressor. Waves plugins have quite simply made my work better, and my life easier.“

Ben Minto

Ben Minto

Audio Director

Battlefield, Medal of Honor, Burnout, BLACK

Waves Mercury is a key part of my arsenal, and for me being able to deliver quality audio time and time again, it is as essential as it is to have a quality monitoring system. “

Mogwai

Mogwai

Band

GTR3 is highly versatile and can be used to set up crazy effects loops that would take ages to set up with outboard equipment.“

Benny Mouthon

Benny Mouthon

Re-Recording Mixer / Supervising Sound Editor

HBO, PBS, Miramax, MTV

I have come to think of the Waves plugin family to be as necessary as Pro Tools itself. Lately I’ve been cleaning location sound with the WNS and it’s proving to be quite a go-to tool.“

Eugene

Eugene 'Geno' Mulcahy

FOH Engineer

The Frontmen of Country Music, Tim Rushlow

Waves products address all of my needs and then some, with ease-of-use, rock solid reliability, and hands down the best sounding plugins on the planet.“

Dani Munoz

Dani Munoz

FOH / Monitor Engineer

Flo Rida, Animal Collective

In this new digital era of live sound, Waves plugins are the essential tools I need to embrace my craft, delivering unlimited possibilities, both technically and creatively.“

The Music Mix Mobile

The Music Mix Mobile

Recording / Broadcast / Live / Mixing Engineers

John Harris, Jay Vicari, Joel Singer, Mitch Maketansky

We know we can rely on Waves plugins. They’re developed by engineers for engineers, and they’re always very musically thought-out.“

John Neff

John Neff

Music Editor / Engineer / Composer / Performer

Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, The Elephant Man, Mullholand Drive

Waves plugins are simply the best sounding, easiest and most intuitive to use. There are a lot of plugins that look like a hardware box, but Waves are the only ones that sound like the best hardware!“

Ian Nelson

Ian Nelson

FOH Engineer

Placebo, The Prodigy, Johnny Marr & The Healers, Sneaker Pimps

Waves Live is definitely the ace up my sleeve. I never leave home without my Waves Live iLok.“

Jason Nevins

Jason Nevins

DJ / Producer / Composer / Programmer / Mixer / Re-mixer

Katy Perry, Flo Rida, Cee Lo Green, Madonna

Waves plugins are undeniably the best. I love the direction Waves is going with the Signature Series. Creating a top-quality pro sound is now easier and quicker than ever.“

Yoad Nevo

Yoad Nevo

Producer, Mixer, Mastering Engineer

Bryan Adams, Jem, Pet Shop Boys, Sugababes

GTR lets me use stomps like the ones I’ve collected over the years with convenience and portability, plus the ability to use multiple instances of the same pedal.“

Tony Newton

Tony Newton

FOH Engineer

Iron Maiden

When I am recording/mixing a live Iron Maiden show under intense pressure, I know I can always rely on Waves plugins. The sound quality brings the studio to the live environment, which enables me to create the best possible mix.“

Snake Newton

Snake Newton

FOH Engineer / Post Production Music Mixer

Duran Duran, Snow Patrol, Pet Shop Boys, Sugababes

I move between the world of live and studio all the time. Waves plugins are the ones I reach for more than any other.“

Gil Norton

Gil Norton

Producer

Foo Fighters, The Pixies, Echo and the Bunnymen

I was amazed at how accurate The API Collection plugins are.“

Tim O’Heir

Tim O’Heir

Producer / Engineer / Sound Designer / Mixing Engineer

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The All-American Rejects

When setting up Hedwig and the Angry Inch for Broadway, I wanted to have all tools at my fingertips, from the standard to the exotic. I knew Waves was the only way to go.“

Chad Olech

Chad Olech

FOH Engineer

Alice In Chains, Deftones, P.O.D, Thin Lizzy

The Waves C4 and C6 compressors are amazing additions to my mix. Waves plugins truly help me achieve the sonic quality I am looking for.“

Omid 16B

Omid 16B

DJ / Producer / Songwriter / Mixer / Re-mixer

The Cure, Lana Del Ray, Depeche Mode, Gus Gus

Waves plugins are always easy to use and of very high quality, essential for any one who takes their production seriously!“

Steve Ouimette

Steve Ouimette

Guitarist / Composer / Producer

Guitar Hero, Rock Revolution

Where was GTR when I was growing up??!! The biggest surprise was how well the amp models responded to my vintage pedals. Brilliant!“

Tom Ozanich

Tom Ozanich

Re-Recording Mixer / Sound Designer

Kill Bill: Vol. 2, The Incredible Hulk, Speed Racer, 2 Fast 2 Furious

Waves WNS is a plugin that has been desperately needed in post for a while now.“

Morgan Page

Morgan Page

DJ / Producer / Remixer

Madonna, Katy Perry, Tegan & Sara, La Roux

Every single track in all of my productions has Waves on it.“

George Pajon Jr.

George Pajon Jr.

Guitarist

Black Eyed Peas, Fergie

Thanks to GTR, when I’m out on the road, I don’t have to worry about hotel security every time I want to do a little late-night jamming.“

South Park

South Park

Four-Time Emmy Award-Winner

The Waves product line is invaluable to us. We produce an episode for broadcast every six days. Things need to be as efficient as possible, and Waves helps make that happen, week after week, season after season.“

Parker

Parker

FOH Engineer

Franz Ferdinand, MGMT, Julian Casablancas, Hot Chip

Waves plugins have got everything you can possibly need and in particular, you need the C4... audio magic.“

Todd Parker

Todd Parker

Engineer

Norah Jones, Weezer, AFI

There’s nothing like Renaissance Vox. It holds the vocal in the forefront of the mix like nothing else, while still sounding natural.“

Shawn Patterson

Shawn Patterson

Composer / Guitarist

Titan Maximum, Kung Fu Panda & El Tigre

I’m often asked to create old, retro guitar sounds on a lot of the scores I create. The presets in GTR3 really make this easy!“

Gene Paul

Gene Paul

Mastering / Mixing Engineer

Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton

Waves Masters bundle is very smooth and musical sounding.“

David Payne

David Payne

FOH Engineer

Taylor Swift

Waves are my favorite plugins for crafting a great sound. The effects algorithms are great and the C4 is perfect for trouble inputs.“

Dave Pensado

Dave Pensado

Mixing Engineer

Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Pink

Waves has been at the forefront of what I think the technology should do.“

Brian Petersen

Brian Petersen

FOH, Recording & Mixing Engineer

Songs of Grace, Biola, King’s Men, Walt Harrah

MultiRack is genius. I never thought I would be able to use racks of SSL, Fairchild and Pie Compressors for live sound.“

Ryan Dean Pickett

Ryan Dean Pickett

FOH / Studio Mixing Engineer

My Morning Jacket, Flight of the Conchords

Waves plugins are a big part of my daily workflow. The C6 Multiband Compressor gives me flexibility unlike any other plugin, and I rely on the SSL 4000 Collection for my foundation.“

Chris Pollard

Chris Pollard

FOH Engineer

Mumford & Sons

With MaxxBCL and Waves Live I can control every aspect of the mix and still have a lot of fun.“

Greg Price

Greg Price

FOH Engineer

Ozzy Osbourne

Buying Waves Live Bundle is the best investment I have made in years. Waves Live plugins ROCK the Venue D-Show.“

Gareth Prosser

Gareth Prosser

Guitarist

Anastacia, Blue Man Group, FAT

When it comes to guitar tones and processing, Waves GTR rules! It reacts to my playing just as my tube amps do.“

Jack Joseph Puig

Jack Joseph Puig

Producer / Mixer / Engineer

U2, Lady GaGa, Black Eyed Peas, John Mayer

The power of Waves tools is undeniable. They're a big part of my success.“

Sean Quackenbush

Sean Quackenbush

FOH / Live Recording Engineer

Robert Randolph and the Family Band

I cannot do a show without my Waves C6 Multiband Compressor on guitars, vocals and drums. It makes everything sound absolutely massive!“

Paul Reed Smith

Paul Reed Smith

PRS Guitars

Wow…They sound the same, in some ways better, than the amp because there’s no noise, which is really cool…“

Frank Romano

Frank Romano

Guitarist

Jill Scott, P. Diddy, Destiny’s Child

GTR is so incredible! They're the most realistic guitar tones I've ever used in a recording environment.“

Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson

Producer / DJ / Recording Artist

Amy Winehouse, Jay-Z, Adele, Bruno Mars

I've been using Waves plugins for years. I do most of my recording to tape, but once I transfer it into Pro Tools, the Waves plugins are an instrumental tool for me.“

Leon Rothenberg

Leon Rothenberg

Sound Designer

Cirque du Soleil, KOOZA

When you’re in the theater, refining and tuning things, you’re gonna be reaching for MaxxVolume, C4, L1, L2, L3, and MaxxBass.“

Brent Rowan

Brent Rowan

Guitarist

Brooks & Dunn, Robert Plant, Shania Twain, Alabama

The great thing about the Waves GTR - the flexibility is monumental.“

Jordan Rudess

Jordan Rudess

Keyboardist, Composer

Dream Theater

Waves plugins have become an integral part if my studio life, and now with the addition of their new synth Element, they are SERIOUSLY making waves!“

Junior Sanchez

Junior Sanchez

DJ / Producer / Remixer

Gorillaz, The Bravery, Madonna, Shakira

I bring the Waves world into everything I do - from the creative realm in inventive mode to mixing.“

Jeff Sandstrom

Jeff Sandstrom

FOH Engineer

Chris Tomlin, Passion City Church, Israel Houghton, New Breed

In the studio or live, Waves plugins are a must-have. With Waves Live, I can finally bring the sounds I love from the studio to a concert. My mix just sounds better — period.“

Joey Santiago

Joey Santiago

Guitarist

The Pixies

GTR sounds great. Think of a tone and dial it in. Tones for days. The stomp boxes are amazing. Being able to save your sound forever is just magic.“

Denis Savage

Denis Savage

FOH / Studio Engineer

Celine Dion, David Foster, Isabelle Boulay

I traded a huge collection of outboard analog gear for Waves MultiRack and Mercury, and have ended up with a much better-sounding mix. Amazing!“

Andrew Scheps

Andrew Scheps

Producer / Engineer

Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, Rolling Stones

Waves plugins are a big part of every project I do. The Mercury bundle is an amazing set of tools.“

Bodo Schulte

Bodo Schulte

FOH Engineer

Nena, Schiller

I started using the Waves Live Bundle this year, and have transferred nearly all my plugins to Waves.“

Mike Scott

Mike Scott

Guitarist

Justin Timberlake, Prince

Waves GTR is one of the most useful creative tools available for guitar players today.“

Robert Scovill

Robert Scovill

FOH Engineer

Matchbox Twenty, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Waves hardware and plugin technologies are simply sensational. I can't imagine working without them.“

Sultan + Ned Shepard

Sultan + Ned Shepard

DJ’s / Producers / Songwriters / Mixers / Re-mixers

Bruno Mars, Tegan & Sara, Lady Gaga, Madonna

We have used Waves plugins on every single production we've done. We can't imagine making a track without them!“

Guy Sigsworth

Guy Sigsworth

Producer

Bjork, Madonna, Seal

I use certain Waves plugins because I can set-and-forget them, others that I like because I can do ridiculously nano-geeky things with 'em.“

Drumsound & Bassline Smith

Drumsound & Bassline Smith

DJ’s / Producers / Mixers / Re-mixers

Utah Saints, Jeff Wayne, DJ Fresh

The fantastic REDD & Manny Marroquin Signature Series plugins have saved the day on our vocal mix not once, but TWICE this week alone.“

Stanley Soares

Stanley Soares

Producer, FOH / Studio Engineer

Sepultura, Motörhead, Heaven and Hell, Saxon

I remember back in the day, dreaming about how amazing it would to be to have the Waves plugins on the road. And guess what? Here I am living the dream now!“

Dan Spitz

Dan Spitz

Guitarist

Anthrax

I am a Waves addict. I can't stop using GTR software on my heavy rhythm guitars.“

David Stagl

David Stagl

FOH / Studio Engineer

North Point Community Church

My Waves plugins provide me a consistent set of tools that sound great in any mixing situation.“

Mark "Spike" Stent

Mark "Spike" Stent

Producer / Mixing Engineer

Radiohead, Muse, Madonna, U2

I don’t know what I’d do without Waves!“

Ty Stevens

Ty Stevens

Guitarist

Hillary Duff, Mandy Moore, Daniel Rene, Jennifer Pena

The GTR Stomps alone are worth the price of admission. The fact that there are amps, mics, and cabinets to choose from is icing on the cake!“

Phil Strong

Phil Strong

FOH Engineer

Kanye West, Common, Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest

I load my Waves Live Bundle as soon as I walk up to my consoles.“

Adam Stuart

Adam Stuart

Monitor Engineer

KISS, Mötley Crüe, Alice in Chains

Waves has solutions for nearly every platform. I know that no matter what I’m mixing on, I can count on using my favorite tools in any environment.“

Sean "Sully" Sullivan

Sean "Sully" Sullivan

FOH Engineer

Beck, Beastie Boys, Sheryl Crow

I use Renaissance Vox every day of the week. I love its simplicity…It’s great on any vocal track and super easy to use.“

Evan Taubenfeld

Evan Taubenfeld

Guitarist

Avril Lavigne, The Blacklist Club

Waves GTR has the perfect combination of cutting-edge technology with very very authentic tones.“

Andrew Thornton

Andrew Thornton

FOH Engineer

The Wanted, Pixie Lott, Mark Ronson, Annie Lennox

At long last, I can use my favorite studio plugins in a live show.“

Cenzo Townshend

Cenzo Townshend

Mixer

U2, Snow Patrol, Editors, Florence & The Machine

From surgical instruments to creative and colorful sound design tools, I rely on Waves.“

Rich Tozzoli

Rich Tozzoli

Producer / Engineer / Mixer / Composer

David Bowie, Al DiMeola, Hall & Oates, Ace Frehley

I couldn’t work without the 360 Surround Tools, and you'll find the Durrough Meters and PAZ Analyzer on the master fader of every mix I do.“

Wayne Trevisani

Wayne Trevisani

FOH Engineer

Maxwell, Lionel Richie

Waves plugins truly add a 3rd dimension to my mix!“

Ken "Pooch" Van Druten

Ken "Pooch" Van Druten

Mixer / FOH Engineer

Linkin Park, Kid Rock, Kiss

I love the Waves stuff. Ever since I purchased the Live bundle last year, I use it religiously.“

Brian Victor

Brian Victor

FOH Engineer

Phillips Craig & Dean, SONICFLOOD

I can't imagine mixing without Waves; they allow me to spend more time on the artistic side of mixing, not just the technical. My mixes simply sound better.“

Marko Vujovic

Marko Vujovic

FOH / Studio Engineer

Korn, DragonForce, Nina Hagen

I LOVE the extreme high quality of the Waves plugins! They're tough and bold enough to get me through Korn's massive low-end and powerful sound. Using them on the Venue D-Show is loads of fun!“

Vish Wadi

Vish Wadi

Monitor Engineer

Miley Cyrus, Sting, Madonna, Shakira

The thing I like best about Waves plugins is their natural sound. My favorites are the SSL G-Channel, SSL G-Master Buss Compressor, C4 Multiband Compressor and H-Delay.“

Miles Walker

Miles Walker

Producer / Mixing Engineer

Beyoncé, Usher, Sia, Icona Pop

I love the Renaissance Compressor. It is the winner for capturing the magic of a vocal and placing it right in front of the mix. It’s simply the best choice.“

Tim Walston

Tim Walston

Sound Designer

The Fast and the Furious, Stealth, Star Trek, Astro Boy

More often than not, when I’m bringing sounds from my library into my session, I don’t use specific plugin presets, but I use VST processing chains. Not every plugin is available as VST, but thankfully all my familiar Waves plugins are.“

Horace Ward

Horace Ward

FOH Engineer

Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Prince, Mary J. Blige

Waves Mercury enables me to reproduce studio-quality sounds live. The C4 and Renaissance Compressor are some of my favorite tools.“

Nick Warren

Nick Warren

FOH Engineer

Bryan Ferry, Prodigy, Roxy Music, Moby

Bryan Ferry has 2 drum kits behind him so I was spending most of the show working the vocal fader. Using Waves Vocal Rider has solved this problem.“

Jim Warren

Jim Warren

FOH Engineer

Radiohead, Peter Gabriel, Nine Inch Nails, Crowded House

Now I can effectively have half a dozen Fairchilds in my rack when I'm touring.“

Jeff Waters

Jeff Waters

Guitarist

Annihilator

I fired up Cubase, plugged in, and recorded clean throught the Interface... UNBELIEVABLE! I am never going to get any writing done! The clean tones alone are worth $20,000. Well done!“

Wellenrausch

Wellenrausch

DJ’s / Producers / Songwriters / Mixers / Re-mixers

Markus Schulz, Andy Moor, Blank & Jones, Ruben De Ronde

Waves plugins are part of our sound. They've become a main ingredient to our productions. We won't go without!“

Greg Wells

Greg Wells

Producer / Mixer / Songwriter

Adele, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Weezer

I'd be lost at sea without Waves Tune, Doubler, SSL 4000 Collection, H-Delay, H-EQ, and CLA Classic Compressors. Waves helped turn me into a GRAMMY®-nominated mixer.“

Joe West

Joe West

Songwriter / Producer / Engineer / Performer

Keith Urban, Emmylou Harris, Justin Timberlake

As a hit producer / songwriter and engineer, I couldn't imagine my life without Waves plugins; I use them on everything. They are truly irreplaceable!“

Willie Wilcox

Willie Wilcox

Composer / Producer

MTV, Nickelodeon, Kylie Minogue, Natalie Cole

The Renaissance EQ and Renaissance Compressor are fat, warm, musical, open, comprehensive, and easy to use. They are the sonic foundation of every project that I do.“

Glynn Wood

Glynn Wood

FOH Engineer

Zappa Plays Zappa

I'm really enjoying the textures and control Waves Live software affords me.“

Dave Wooster

Dave Wooster

FOH Engineer

Leona Lewis, Gary Moore

What can I say other than there really is nothing more I need for my console. Waves has a true in-the-box solution.“

Lyle Workan

Lyle Workan

Guitarist

Beck, Shakira, Sheryl Crow

I’m impressed with how straight forward yet perfectly flexible GTR is, with just the right amount of tweak-able parameters.“

Christine Wu

Christine Wu

Musician / Composer

Beyoncé, Andrea Bocelli, Justin Timberlake

Waves GTR is brilliantly designed to be technologically outstanding yet organic and intuitive; Nothing else sounds as good as Waves GTR!“

Nir Z

Nir Z

Musician

John Mayer, Chris Cornell, Genesis

GTR3 sounds fantastic on guitar and bass, but it’s also very cool for bussing a stereo drum mix or just a mono room mic…The sky is the limit!“

Dweezil Zappa

Dweezil Zappa

Artist

Some of the best new plugins out there…They instantly make things sound more musical.“

Zito

Zito

FOH Engineer

Backstreet Boys, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds

Waves plugins are the most versatile tools I've ever used in the live environment.“

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