Top 20 Best-Selling Plugins – $29.99 each Top 20 Best Sellers – $29.99 each | Shop Now

Artists

12th Planet

12th Planet

Artist, Producer, DJ

Korn, Skrillex, Little Jinder, Ras Kass

My favorite Waves plugins are CLA Vocals, C1 and the PuigTec EQs. CLA Vocals has the perfect combo of effects to make your vocals really pop out. I love the PuigTec because it’s a great model of the Pultec which is one of my favorite EQs of all time.“

Jo A

Jo A

Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Engineer

Wiz Khalifa, Akon, Maître Gims, Black M

Element is an amazing synth. It emulates perfectly the warmth of an analog synth, which is a rare and very precious feature. It lets me bring into my productions the power and feeling of retro synths.“

Michael Abbott

Michael Abbott

NBC Audio Engineer & Producer

The Voice, Shark Tank

Clarity Vx Pro is simply a game-changer in noise reduction for dialogue. It has capabilities that I haven’t seen in any other product.“

ADP

ADP

Producer, Mix Engineer

Dua Lipa, Chris Brown, M.I.A.

Waves has been an intergral part of my career since I first began teaching myself how to produce and mix. I’d be lost without Waves. “

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.“

See More

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.“

Kori Anders

Mix Engineer, Producer

Usher, Future, Gucci Mane

Waves plugins are an integral part of my mixing toolbox. Every mix is different, so it is awesome to have a vast assortment of amazing sounding plugins in my aural arsenal to tackle the heavy lifting.“

See More

Craig Anderton

Author, Musician, Mastering Engineer

Waves GTR makes it easy to create interesting sounds that will catch people’s ears. With GTR, you can create a signature sound where someone can listen and say, ‘Oh wow, I recognize that person’s tone.’“

See More

Charlie Andrew

Charlie Andrew

Producer, Mixing Engineer, Songwriter

Alt-J, Bloc Party, Madness, Marika Hackman

I really enjoy working with Waves plugins. They allow me to achieve really authentic and pleasing vintage sounds in-the-box, create crazy effects and fine-tune the music with tight precision.“

Ken Andrews

Ken Andrews

Mix Engineer, Producer

Paramore, Failure, Beck, Jimmy Eat World

Waves plugins are simply incredible for adding detail and making sounds punch through the mix.“

Bryan Anzel

Bryan Anzel

Tracking and mixing engineer

Future, Lil Uzi Vert, Juice WRLD

Whether I need to get creative or surgical, I can always count on Waves to help me get my ideas out fast or troubleshoot any issue.“

Maor Appelbaum

Maor Appelbaum

Mastering Engineer

Faith No More, Yes, Meatloaf, Sepultura

When it comes to digital tools for mastering, Waves has long-pioneered tools that still hold strong in today's industry. I used them years ago and continue to use them today.“

Marcella "Ms. Lago" Araica

Recording & Mixing Engineer

Timbaland, Madonna, Usher, Missy Elliott

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

See More

Fernando Argento

Fernando Argento

FOH, Monitor & Studio Engineer

Los Tekis, Eruca Sativa, Sebastián Yatra, Carajo

Waves plugins have definitely improved the results of my mixes, bringing the analog sound of the studio to the live show. Amazing!“

Tyler Armes

Tyler Armes

Artist, Songwriter, Producer

Post Malone, Lil Baby, Honors

The Waves bundle has been at the center of my music production for years and will continue to be. Whether it's H-Delay, L3-16 or CLA Vox, every time I pull them up, I'm inspired by how they color and enhance my tracks. World Class!“

Dave Audé

Producer, Remixer

Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga

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

See More

Mike Avenaim

Mike Avenaim

Mix Engineer, Producer, Session Drummer, Music Director

Scott Weiland, NOTD, Disney, Bea Miller

To me, Waves products have become the sound of ITB mixing these days. It’s almost an automatic response for my mouse to reach for them when I need to do anything. Gates, Compressors, EQs...it’s all there.“

María Elisa Ayerbe

María Elisa Ayerbe

Mixing Engineer

Marc Anthony, New Kids on the Block, Juanes, Il Divo

Waves C6 delivers incredible dynamics control and tonal presence to my master bus. Just 0.5-3 dB of gain reduction per band will get your mix grooving!“

Stephen Bailey

FOH Engineer

Matt Redman, Rend Collective, Passion, Martin Smith

The eMotion LV1 mixing console sounds huge. I’m happy to look anyone in the eye and tell them that this is the best sound I’ve ever heard coming out of a sound console.“

See More

Kelvin Ballard

Kelvin Ballard

FOH Engineer

Katchafire

I’ve been using Waves plugins for several years and have integrated them on almost every conceivable console that a touring live engineer would come across.“

Ben Baptie

Ben Baptie

Recording/Mix Engineer, Producer

Lady Gaga, The Strokes, Moses Sumney, Rex Orange County

Waves is an invaluable toolset in the studio. It handles the technical necessities of mixing, but also gears you to create and push boundaries with sound.“

Shane Bardiau

Shane Bardiau

FOH Engineer

twenty one pilots

Every engineer should have Waves plugins in their toolbox. They are my go-to!“

Gary Barlow

Gary Barlow

Vocalist, Songwriter

Take That, Gary Barlow, Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

I’m not a mixer – I’m a songwriter who programmes keys and records myself singing; and I’m always on the road. Waves makes it simple to get my material sounding its best, turning a headache into an easy solution.“

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.“

Ron Bartlett

Re-Recording Mixer

Dune, King Richard, Blade Runner 2049, Life of Pi

I was pretty shocked when I first tried Clarity – I’ve never heard something this good. You can go very far with the noise reduction, and it still sounds natural without affecting the dialogue.“

See More

Chris Baseford

Chris Baseford

Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

Nickelback, Shinedown, Avril Lavigne, Rob Zombie

There’s a very good reason why most of us have been using Waves since the beginning and continue to use them to this day. “

Battlecat

Battlecat

Producer, Mixing Engineer and Sound Designer

Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Lucy Pearl, Xzibit

R-Bass is my go-to plugin for shaping and crafting my low frequency sound. It tightens up my low end, giving it the shape of Mz Phat Booty.“

Steve Bays

Steve Bays

Producer, Songwriter, Mix Engineer

Hot Hot Heat, Diplo, Fitz and the Tantrums, Said the Whale

I’m never disappointed with Waves plugins, I always find something that adds an x-factor or an idea I never would have thought to try.“

Omatali Beckett

Omatali Beckett

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Snoop Dogg, Sean Paul, Brian McKnight, Beres Hammond

Waves saves a lot of truck space and airline baggage fees. To have such powerful pieces of hardware modeled so well as software is an invaluable asset in any engineer’s live arsenal.“

Justin Beckler

Justin Beckler

Producer, Engineer, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

Midnight Riot, Emily Kopp, Amy Steinberg, Whyte Tygers

Waves plugins sound fantastic and work efficiently within my CPU. I love that I can concentrate on my creativity without being limited by heavy processing. They are the most reliable I've ever used!“

Lisa Bella Donna

Lisa Bella Donna

Composer, Modular Synthesist, Sound Designer, Clinician

On my albums, I implement H-Delay in tandem with Abbey Road Reverb Plates. I have a passion for music that sounds like it's from the past yet headed for a future of unknown constellations.“

Eran Ben Zur

Eran Ben Zur

FOH Engineer

Dweezil Zappa, Billy Ocean, Johnny Clegg, Shalom Hanoch

We’ve come a long way from analog to digital, and for me LV1 is where we’re headed. This software console is portable, intuitive and easy to use, with outstanding sound quality – simply the best-sounding live mixing platform out there.“

Alissia Benveniste

Alissia Benveniste

Producer, Musician

Bootsy Collins, Anderson .Paak, EarthGang, Mary J. Blige

As a big fan of analog gear, it’s hard to find good plugins that translate the right way. But thanks to Waves plugins, I’m able to make everything sound authentic and rich in the box! “

The Bergamot

The Bergamot

It’s easy to get spread too thin as an indie artist these days. However, our mixes never sound thin with the vintage sonic beauty of the Waves Abbey Road plugins filling out the spectrum of the music we release.“

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.“

Rafael BittenCourt

Rafael BittenCourt

Songwriter, Guitar player

Angra

Doubler can seriously increase the quality of your recordings by giving them a very round and elegant ambience.“

BJ

BJ

Composer, Session Musician, Producer

Cirque Du Soleil, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Balu

I heavily rely on Waves to create, mix and produce music. I love to go through my Waves folder like a kid in a candy store and get my creativity sparked. I don’t want to work without Waves ever again.“

Alexander Björklund

Alexander Björklund

Artist, Producer, DJ, Mixing Engineer

Cazzette

R-Bass is an essential tool for me to beef up basslines and kickdrums. I love to put it first on my bass element and find the right harmonic by ear, and then adjust the volume of R-Bass feeding into heavy compression from the PuigChild.“

Cam Blackwood

Cam Blackwood

Record Producer and Songwriter

George Ezra, Jack Savoretti, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Tom Walker

My favorite channel strips are the Waves SSL and EMI TG12345 Channels.“

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.“

Ilan Bluestone

Ilan Bluestone

Producer, DJ, Remixer

Using Waves plugins in the studio is something I cannot live without! They are always used in my projects.“

Bluetech

Bluetech

Composer, Producer, Remixer, Label Owner

Bluetech, Invisible Allies, Evan Marc

When I first started using MetaFlanger, I was instantly struck by how natural and intuitive it is, rivaling most other flangers/phasers to this day; hardware or software.“

Andrew “VoxGod” Bolooki

Andrew “VoxGod” Bolooki

Vocal Producer, Producer and Mixer/Engineer

Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Fifth Harmony, Selena Gomez

Everyone uses Waves plugins for a reason, and my workflow wouldn't be the same without them.“

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.“

See More

Carl Bown

Carl Bown

Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Bullet For My Valentine, While She Sleeps, Trivium, Fightstar

Waves plugins are absolute essentials for my mixing. They’re incredible tools for sound manipulation which facilitate much of the work I do.“

Daniel Boyle

Mix Engineer, Dub Mixer, Producer, Artist

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Max Romeo, Ernest Rangling, The Congos

MV2, J37, Kramer Tape, Reel ADT and R-Verb are regulars on my sessions. I think it’s fair to say there have been Waves Plugins on every single mix I’ve ever done.“

See More

Gary Bradshaw

Gary Bradshaw

FOH Engineer

Take That, ELO, George Michael, Annie Lennox

Long gone are the days of large outboard FX and insert racks. The Waves range of plugins provides a complete and convenient solution.“

Jimmy Bralower

Producer, Engineer, Musician, Writer

Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, Hall & Oates, Cyndi Lauper

For virtually anything I do in the studio, there's a go-to Waves plugin. Whether enhancing, repairing, mangling or restoring, I rely on Waves plugins from tracking to mixing.“

See More

Alan Branch

Producer, Engineer, Writer, Musician

Nine Inch Nails, Sinéad 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“

See More

Leslie Brathwaite

Mix Engineer, Producer

Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams, Cardi B

I used to mix with an SSL and outboard gear in the 90s. As times changed, Waves plugins gave me confidence to feel great about mixing in the box. Since then, Waves plugins are the cornerstones of my sound.“

See More

Michael Brauer

Record Mixer

Coldplay, John Mayer, My Morning Jacket

J37 and Reel ADT have become a couple of my favorite plugins. I think I’ve made J37 presets for almost every instrument I mix, and I love what I can get with Reel ADT on guitar solos and vocals.“

See More

Simone Bresciani

Simone Bresciani

Keyboard Player, Composer, Producer, Mixer, Remixer

Cher, Audio Playground, WTS, Cary Nokey

Electric 88 piano is top-notch. It can be soft and gentle or hard and rude. Great dynamic, very nice touch and full sound. I also love the Codex synth – warm, complex and rich.“

Stu Brooks

Stu Brooks

Producer, Engineer, Bassist, Composer

Matisyahu, 50 Cent, Lady Gaga, Dub Trio

Not only are Waves plugins essential to sculpting mixes on all of my projects, but they are also a source of discovery and creativity.“

Nick Brophy

Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Songwriter

The Rolling Stones, Hootie & the Blowfish, Big & Rich, Jimmy Fallon

I've been using Waves plugins since the mid ‘90s and have grown to rely on them heavily. They're in all of my session templates from tracking & mixing to songwriting.“

See More

Garry Brown

FOH Engineer

Phish, Blondie, Gnarls Barkley, Cyndi Lauper

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

See More

Maurice Brown

Maurice Brown

Musician, Producer, Composer

Anderson .Paak, Florence and the Machine, LOGIC, Tedeschi Trucks Band

Waves plugins are the sound of today’s records. “

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown

FOH/ Monitor/ Mix Engineer

Chris Brown, Toni Braxton, Outkast, American Authors

Waves gives us so many great tools to feed our skill sets, namely tools like the C6. It’s truly invaluable; it's the chameleon of plugins. It's my Swiss Army knife.“

John Buitrago

FOH Engineer & Producer

J Balvin, Andrés Cepeda, Fanny Lu

When it comes to getting the right sound, live or in the studio, for me it doesn't get any better than the Waves SSL E-Channel, C4 and C6 plugins.“

See More

Billy Bush

Producer, Studio and Mixing Engineer

Garbage, Jake Bugg, Boxer Rebellion

Whenever Waves comes out with a new plugin, I'm always very interested to see what it is that they are trying to accomplish. They think outside the box.“

See More

Bernard Butler

Producer, Composer, Guitarist

Suede, Duffy, Paloma Faith, James Morrison

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.“

See More

Colin Caddies

Colin Caddies

Re-recording engineer, Dialogue Editor

History Of the Sitcom, Unexpected Killers, Paranormal Survivor, Mutant Weather

Clarity Vx Pro is a true “game changer" in dialogue restoration that everyone needs to check out. I’ve spent 30+ years working with dialogue restoration and have used pretty much every tool on the market. When I first tried Clarity, I was sold immediately.“

David Cain

David Cain

Composer, Performer, Engineer, Producer, Filmmaker

Wertico Cain & Gray

The wide range of Waves plugins is like having a fantastic set of paintbrushes and color palettes: fine-point detail or broad-brush washes of color, all able to deliver inspired sound to the canvas.“

Eddie `El Brujo` Caipo

Eddie "El Brujo" Caipo

FOH, Monitor & Studio Engineer

Enrique Iglesias, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Tears for Fears

Waves plugins enable me to give my live artists the same high-quality sound they are used to in the studio. Hands down, Waves plugins are the best.“

Nicky Calonne

Nicky Calonne

Vocalist, Composer, Producer

If you want a piano to sound good in an ensemble context, run it through the Waves PuigTec EQP-1A and the PuigChild 670.“

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!“

See More

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.“

Patrick “Wave” Carinci

Patrick “Wave” Carinci

Mixing & Mastering Engineer

Capo Plaza, Rondodasosa, Shiva, Lil Baby

If you are looking for a compressor, R-Comp is the way to go. I use it as main compressor on every track in my mixes.“

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.“

See More

Chris Carmouche

Chris Carmouche

Producer, Mixing Engineer, Composer, Musician

Big Boi, Major Lazer, Ice Cube

Many of my studio essentials and my secret weapons are Waves plugins; from corrective audio tasks to warm coloration and creative processing. I wouldn’t want to do a mix without them.“

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 T.R. Carter

Ryan T.R. Carter

Dialogue Editor, Sound Designer

Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough, The Trip (I Onde Dager)

I honestly didn't believe I needed another noise-reduction tool when I started using Clarity Vx Pro, but the uniqueness and the scope of its de-noising has quickly made it a must-have in my dialogue toolkit.“

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.“

George Chapman

George Chapman

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Marilyn Manson, Deadland Ritual, Steely Dan

Waves is my tackle box of total mix control. It allows me to take total charge over my mix with the best of all processing and get studio quality in the live environment. “

Ed Cherney

Ed Cherney

Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Bonnie Raitt, The Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson, Queen Latifah

I love and rely on my Waves plugins. The SSL E-Channel is the one that I use every day on every project, on every channel and on every song.“

Scott Chesak

Scott Chesak

Producer, Songwriter, Musician

Panic! at the Disco, Weezer, The All-American Rejects

Waves took my music to a whole new level. The list of incredible tools they’ve created is endless. I use them in every session; they’re a must-have for digital music production.“

Christopher Chu

Christopher Chu

Singer, Songwriter, Producer

The Morning Benders / POP ETC, WATERS, Bear Hands, Miniature Tigers

Ever since I first was introduced to mixing with Waves there was no turning back – I’ve relied on them ever since. I can’t imagine a mix or production without them. They are great tools & I love ‘em all.“

Richard Chycki

Guitarist, Engineer

Dream Theater, Aerosmith, Rush

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.“

See More

Matteo Cifelli

Matteo Cifelli

FOH Mixer, Producer, Engineer

Sir Tom Jones, Jess Glynne

eMotion LV1 is the only mixing system that is 100% customizable. The concept is revolutionary, and with its plugin architecture it gives me unlimited sound-shaping abilities.“

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!“

See More

Rob Cohen

Rob Cohen

Engineer, Vocal Producer, Mixer

Portugal .The Man, Clean Bandit, Beyoncé, Khalid

CLA Vocals seems like a quick fix to people, but I wouldn't think of it like that. It's one of the best plugins for vocals ever made.“

Charles Cole

Charles Cole

FOH and Monitor Engineer

Glenn Hughes, Deep Purple, Right Said Fred, Adam Zindani (The Stereophonics)

Everything I mix has Waves in it somewhere. “

Miles Comaskey

Miles Comaskey

Producer, Mix Engineer

Beyonce, 2 Chainz, K. Flay, Gallant

Nearly every song I work on has Waves plugins involved in the final mix. Whether it be for corrective audio tasks or creative processing, Waves delivers time and time again.“

John Cooper

Music Mixer, FOH Engineer

Bruce Springsteen, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow

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

See More

Rich Costey

Rich Costey

Producer, Mix Engineer

Muse, Sam Fender, Fiona Apple

Waves makes so many indispensable plugins which I use daily in my mixes.“

Count

Producer, Mixer

Tycho, DJ Shadow, Galactic, The Revivalists

Reel ADT is the most natural sounding doubler out there. Whenever I need the sound of a real double, this is my first choice.“

See More

Chris Craker

Chris Craker

Musician, Producer, Composer

Hans Zimmer, Lang Lang, Leona Lewis, London Symphony Orchestra

The quality and flexibility are absolute game-changers in my feature soundtracks and productions. I love that Waves continues to evolve and innovate, and I'm excited to use them every step of the way!“

Bryan "Froggy" Cross

FOH & Monitor Engineer

The Pussycat Dolls, Christina Aguilera , Sublime

eMotion LV1’s sonic quality and flexibility put this console in a category all of its own.“

See More

Stephen Curtin

Stephen Curtin

FOH Engineer, Live Sound Consultant

Beyoncé, Eminem, Arcade Fire, Jennifer Lopez

I’m all about consistency, and Waves allows me to take some of my favorite plugins such as dbx 160, API 2500, SuperTap Delay and the H-Reverb everywhere I go, on any console platform.“

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.“

DJ Dahi

DJ Dahi

Music Producer

Kendrick Lamar, 21 Savage, Vampire Weekend

I love using Waves plugins for all my music projects. They are really excellent at bringing out specific parts of tracks to help them pop.“

Dave Darlington

Composer, Recording, Mixing & Mastering Engineer

Avicii, David Guetta, 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!“

See More

Darude (Ville Virtanen)

Darude (Ville Virtanen)

Artist, Producer, Remixer, DJ

Since moving on from my first lowly Pentium 1-based setup many years ago, Waves plugins have heavily populated my channels, and they’re still a regular and essential part of my music production.“

DJ Daryl

DJ Daryl

Producer, Songwriter, Mixing Engineer, DJ

Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Richie Rich, Master P

I really love the SSL G-Master Buss Compressor, it helps balance out things that are too hot. It's also great for vocals.“

Adair Daufembach

Adair Daufembach

Producer, Recording, Mixing & Mastering Engineer

Tony MacAlpine, Aquiles Priester, Project46, Rock in Rio

I’ve used Waves plugins since my very first mix, and its incredible how this company gets better and better along the years. I literally wouldn't be able to start a mix without these plugins.“

Moshe Davenport

Moshe Davenport

Monitor Engineer, FOH, Production Manager

blackbear, Jordan Fisher, Dru Hill, Erykah Badu

I started using Waves a few years ago. They help to beef up the music when it needs it, control bleed, and they do it with amazing ease and quality. Using them helps me to achieve great in-ear mixes.“

Amanda Davis

Amanda Davis

FOH Engineer, Production Manager

Janelle Monáe, Tegan & Sara, Nipsey Hussle, Olivia Newton-John

Waves plugins help to bring my mixes to life. They sound fantastic and I wouldn’t want to mix without them!“

Enrico De Paoli

Enrico De Paoli

Producer, Recording, Mixing and Mastering Engineer

Ray Charles, Stanley Jordan, Djavan, Elton John

Waves plugins simply go straight and to the point. I achieve my desired sound working with a great looking interface and a set of functions that is right-on musical. And I love the A/B feature!“

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.“

MarioSo DeJesus

MarioSo DeJesus

Mixer, Engineer, Producer

Wisin & Yandel, Tego Calderon, Celia Cruz, Jencarlos Canela

A carpenter has his tools, a chef has his ingredients, and I have my Waves plugins. This is how I cook, how I build, and what’s behind my sound every time. “

Peter Denenberg

Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

The Spin Doctors, Deep Purple, John Lee Hooker

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!“

See More

Jay Desai

Jay Desai

FOH Engineer, Tour & Production Manager

Crowder, Katie Herzig

My back will take a USB full of Waves over a rack anyday. Waves plugins complete me – I love using them out on the road. They allow me to make my mix more musical.“

Lu Diaz

Mixing Engineer & Producer

DJ Khaled, Pitbull, Beyoncé, Jay Z

Waves Plugins are at the core of my sound. SSL E-Channel, Ren Vox, API 550, DeEsser, C1, C6 and H-Delay are in every one of my mixes. I’ve never mixed a record without Waves.“

See More

Rik Dowding

Rik Dowding

FOH Engineer, Studio Engineer

Franz Ferdinand, The xx, Portishead, Savages

Using Waves plugins live allows me to have greater control over the mix in every environment. Reliability, the great interface in Multirack, and very usable plugins like C6, F6 and the API series all make mixing with Waves super powerful.“

DTOX

DTOX

Producer, Sound Designer, DJ

Black Violin, Dude Perfect, ANTIK$, BLKLBL

One of my favorite things is using Waves Tune Real-Time in hybrid Tune/MIDI mode. I get the best pitch correction, and can turn the vocal into a melody that fits perfectly over my composition. “

James Dunkley

FOH Engineer

Satyricon, Hellyeah, Seether, The Used

My Waves Server One brings me an incredible range of studio quality tools to my live mixes with endless possibilities of new things to try and play with to keep my mixes fresh.“

See More

Jaimeson Durr

Jaimeson Durr

Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Sammy Hagar and The Circle, Chickenfoot, Joe Satriani, Don Felder

I guarantee if you open any of my sessions within the past 20 years you’ll find Waves plugins all over it.“

DVBBS

DVBBS

Producer, Sound Designer, Songwriter

Try the L3 Multimaximizer Hi-Res CD preset on your master bus to glue your track together. Customize the threshold and other settings to your track.“

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!“

See More

Caesar Edmunds

Caesar Edmunds

Mixing/Recording Engineer

Suede, EOB, Ride

I struggle to think of a mix where I don't use C4 for vocals. It compresses and makes the lead vocal easier to balance tonally.“

Mark Eitzel

Mark Eitzel

Musician, Songwriter, Producer

American Music Club, Peter Buck

I’ve relied on Waves plugins for every album I’ve recorded. They’re the most stable and powerful plugins I’ve had. For someone new to digital recording, they make it easy to get a professional sound.“

RENEGADE EL REY

RENEGADE EL REY

Artist, Writer, Engineer

Big Boi, Big Grams, T.I., Killer Mike

Using Waves plugins is fantastic because I know exactly what I’m going to get, and I can always hear the sonic improvement. “

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!“

See More

Tom Elmhirst

Mixing Engineer

Adele, David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Frank Ocean

Waves plugins are important studio tools for modern mixing. I've been using them consistently for over ten years – no reason to turn back now.“

See More

Noga Erez & Ori Rousso

Noga Erez & Ori Rousso

Musicians, Producers, Mixing Engineers

In every mix we do – and all the music we make – we use Waves plugins. They are essential for a finished and polished sound to help our music stand out and be as moving as it can be.“

Jesse Ray Ernster

Jesse Ray Ernster

Mixer, Engineer

Burna Boy, Kanye West, UMI

Waves plugins have been the bread-and-butter of my work for over a decade. Between CLA Mixhub and the TG Mastering Chain, all of the bases are covered!“

Neal Evans

Neal Evans

Musician, Composer, Producer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist

Soulive, Lettuce, Sonya Kitchell, Victor Wooten

Waves plugins add something more organic and soulful to the sterile-by-nature digital music realm. They have the subtle nuances which bring magic to my sound and creative production process.“

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.“

See More

Tom Evans

Tom Evans

FOH Engineer

Snow Patrol, Imogen Heap, Grouplove

Waves plugins help me keep my mix open and provide the right control where needed. The C6 multiband compressor is great for placing vocals up front without becoming overbearing or harsh, and LoAir is pure ground-shaking fun.“

Jared Faber

Jared Faber

Producer, Songwriter, Film & TV Composer

Alex Cuba, Beto Cuevas, Suburgatory, Teen Titans Go!

Waves plugins have been a staple since my first Pro Tools rig. Loving the REDD desk emulation and the NLS – these are magic boxes with instant vibe!“

Gabriel Fajardo

Gabriel Fajardo

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Nicky Jam, Farruko, Soulfire, Sebastian Yatra

Since I started using Waves, my mixes have gotten warmer. The instruments and vocal mixes sound clearer, more natural and with greater definition – beginning just by instantiating the plugin.“

Mike Fanuele

Mike Fanuele

FOH, Recording Engineer, Producer

Meghan Trainor, The Chainsmokers, Garbage, Hanson

Waves plugins help give my mixes the depth and detail that I look for, while still maintaining important punch.“

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!“

Marcel Fernandez

Marcel Fernandez

FOH Engineer, Producer

ZZ Top, Rx Bandits, Zeta, Molotov

FOH can be routine and boring without tools to satiate the imagination. Since using Waves live, my creativity knows no bounds in the search for unique tones and effects that fans know from the albums.“

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.“

See More

Frank Filipetti

Frank Filipetti

Music Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Foreigner, James Taylor, Korn, Frank Zappa

From super-simple, one-touch knob turning to deeply detailed sonic control, Waves plugins are essential tools in my mixing and production toolboxes. They sound great and belong in your toolboxes too.“

Jim Fitzpatrick

Re-Recording Mixer

Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show

From day one Waves plugins have been the backbone of my workflow – like a Swiss Army Knife for audio. I’m hooked on Waves and always will be.“

See More

Mike Flannery

Mike Flannery

Producer, Songwriter, Recording Artist

Mr. Flannery and His Feelings, Little-T and One Track Mike, Flannery Brothers

I've been using Waves plugins since I was in Pro Tools Mix Plus back in 2001. They’ve found their way into pretty much all of my sessions since, and they’re just getting better.“

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.“

See More

Focus...

Producer, Composer

Dr. Dre, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem

My setup is NOT complete unless I have my Renaissance Maxx bundle, SoundShifter and Vocal Rider. I used all of these on my works with Dr. Dre and Compton. Ren Vox for my drums and SoundShifter for pitch work – these are my go-to’s.“

See More

Chris Fogel

Chris Fogel

Recording and Mixing Engineer

Black Panther, Childish Gambino, The Mandalorian, Alanis Morissette

R-Bass is amazing for adding some weight to aggressive strings and brass parts.“

Ben Fowler

Ben Fowler

Producer & Engineer

Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Taylor Swift

Every song and track is different, but with my Waves toolbox I can always find the right creative gear.“

French Original

French Original

Producer, Writer, Artist

Deadmau5 and The Neptunes, Meduza

I always use RVox on my lead vocal chain. I find it very powerful; instant results, and not many knobs to turn. Just does what you want it to do.“

Sebastian Furrer

Sebastian Furrer

Artist, Producer, Mix Engineer

Walca, Avicii, Cazzette, Axwell

I always use Renaissance Axx on drums when I want punch, especially for kick and snare.“

Vance Galloway

Vance Galloway

FOH Engineer

Darkside, Monolake, Decibel Festival, Unsound Festival

The sheer power and flexibility of Waves plugins in a live environment means I have the tools at hand to make the most of every signal that is sent to me and to make every PA sound its very best.“

Val Garay

Producer & Engineer

Linda Ronstadt, Kim Carnes, James Taylor

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

See More

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.“

See More

Jon Garber

Jon Garber

FOH Engineer

The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley

Waves plugins give me exactly what I want – great sounds.“

Javier Garza

Javier Garza

Mixing Engineer

Ricky Martin, Shakira, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez

Waves is essential to every project I mix. I couldn’t imagine working without the SSL plugins, C4, LoAir, H-Comp, V-Comp, V-EQ4, and the amazing-sounding tools Waves is constantly innovating.“

Scott Martin Gershin

Sound Supervisor, Sound Designer, Re-recording Mixer

American Beauty, Nightcrawler, Maya & the Three, Pacific Rim

These are the essentials that all sound designers should have.“

See More

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.“

See More

Gabriel Gil

Gabriel Gil

FOH & Monitor Engineer

CNCO, Gente de Zona, Farruko, Zion Y Lennox

Ever since I started using Waves, I’ve never looked back. For kick, bass, vocals and mix buss processing, Waves plugins give me access to everything I need to get the ‘smack,’ rumble and clarity I want.“

Jeff Glimer

Jeff Glimer

Front of House Engineer, Production Manager

Staind, Aaron Lewis, Seal, Smashmouth

I have been mixing since 1986 and at times it loses its “fun” appeal. Waves SoundGrid has brought back the fun in mixing. “

Jason Goldstein

Jason Goldstein

Recording, Mixing & Mastering Engineer

Beyoncé, The Roots, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson

I've been using Waves plugins since the beginning. From Q10 to the SSL Channels and everything in between, Waves has been an integral part of every single mix I've done for the past 10 years.“

Michael Goldwasser

Michael Goldwasser

Producer, Songwriter, Musician

Easy Star All-Stars, Rebelution, Goldswagger

As someone who learned to produce in the analog realm, Waves makes it easy to capture that sound and vibe in my digital productions; this goes for mixing, dubbing as well as the vintage piano VIs.“

Ludwig Göransson

Composer, Producer

Black Panther, Creed, Childish Gambino, Haim

With the projects I work on, speed is essential. Waves' plugins are always reliable for a high-quality end result that I can dial up very quickly. I use Waves frequently on vox, guitars, and in mastering.“

See More

Mick Gordon

Mick Gordon

Composer/Producer

DOOM, Wolfenstein, Killer Instinct, Bring Me The Horizon

Abbey Road RS124 is my new favorite tool to finalize big, slamming, sound design trailer hits. There’s just something special about that Super Fuse button that makes things go WHACK.“

Phil Gornell

Phil Gornell

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Bring Me the Horizon, New Found Glory, All Time Low

From tiny clubs to arenas, I couldn't imagine working without my MaxxBCL. And with the Waves Live bundle I can truly re-create studio sounds“

Daniel Green

Producer, FOH, Studio Engineer

Coldplay

Waves are the first things we load up.“

See More

Eric ‘Boots’ Greene

Eric ‘Boots’ Greene

Drummer, Producer, Engineer, Artist

Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Diddy

JJP Bass gives you a very simple but wide variety of bass sounds from the ‘60s to the present. Extra clean to extra warm. You really don’t have to EQ the bass afterwards.“

Phil Greiss

Phil Greiss

Producer, Songwriter, Musician, Mixer

J. Balvin, Jason Derulo, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj

There's been at least one Waves plugin in every project I've ever worked on. “

Pavan Grewall

Pavan Grewall

FOH Engineer

Carly Rae Jepsen, All-American Rejects, Motion City Soundtrack

The Waves Live bundle is a necessity for me when I mix – I can’t imagine having to mix a show without it. For every challenge I face, it has a plugin that provides an elegant and tasteful solution“

Brian Griffin

Brian Griffin

FOH, Live Recording & Studio Engineer

Lamb of God, Trivium, Soilwork

With the versatility and sonic quality of Waves plugins, I always feel confident at show time, no matter the situation. The Renaissance bundle, Vocal Rider and C6 are my favorite tools for creating a solid mix.“

Jeremy SH Griffith

Jeremy SH Griffith

Producers & Engineers

Johnnyswim, Leslie Odom Jr., Five Iron Frenzy, Kari Jobe

Waves plugins help me get my mixes to come together: from adding amazing colorful dynamics control to faithful hardware emulation, dreamy effects and more.“

Erik “Blu2th” Griggs

Erik “Blu2th” Griggs

Music Producer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist

Jordin Sparks, Chris Brown, Dreamgirls, Straight Outta Compton

When I don’t have time to spend creating the perfect delay, I just throw on the Manny Marroquin Delay. Then, I wonder why I ever spend the time.“

Young Guru

Mixing Engineer, Producer

Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Meek Mill

Renaissance EQ is my workhorse EQ that I’ve been using for years. It’s not processor heavy and is very quick and easy to use.“

See More

Andreas Häberlin

Andreas Häberlin

Composer, Musical Director, Pianist

Zahara, Jack & The Beanstalk, Geri

Grand Rhapsody is my go-to for acoustic grand pianos. It sounds exciting and alive on its own, without any processing, and the miking options let me shape the piano sound at the very source.“

Paul David Hager

FOH, Recording & Mix engineer

Miley Cyrus, Goo Goo Dolls, Jonas Brothers

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

See More

Scott Hansen

Scott Hansen

Songwriter, Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

Tycho

I get a lot of use from Waves plugins to add color, warmth, and otherwise sculpt the sound of every track live and in the studio. The ‘magic’ that they provide is unparalleled.“

Tony Harrell

Tony Harrell

Session Keyboardist, Producer & Songwriter

Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift, Sheryl Crow, Jason Aldean

I love using Waves virtual instruments in my recordings, especially the Electric 88 which gives me a genuine Fender Rhodes sound, and the Electric 200 version of the Wurlitzer.“

Kuk Harrell

Kuk Harrell

Vocal Producer, Album producer, Songwriter

Rihanna, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Avatar (“I See You”)

I’m always excited to sit down to do my job as a vocal producer and blend my magic with the magic that happens when I use my Waves plugins. Waves has always been consistently the best.“

Travis Harrington

Travis Harrington

Producer, Mixer, Creative Production Engineer

Rod Wave

Rod Wave and I recorded almost every hit in a hotel room and I can honestly say Clarity Vx is a true game changer.“

Philip J. Harvey

FOH & Studio Engineer

Lorde, My Bloody Valentine, The Kills, The Dead Weather

Waves plugins have brought an entirely new dimension of depth, clarity and control to my mixes. C6 is my go-to plugin for frequency-dependent compression/expansion on my most critical channels.“

See More

Koen Heldens

Mixing Engineer

XXXTentacion, Kanye West, Trippie Redd, Lil Wayne

Waves Tune Real-Time has become my go-to vocal fine tuner. You can easily dial in any preferred vocal sound from medium/slow natural to fast and robotic and anything in between.“

See More

Joe Hellow

FOH Sound Engineer, Music Producer

Post Malone, Big Sean, Bryson Tiller, Tyga

Bringing the studio to the stage is our mission; and with Waves it’s no longer a dream, it’s a reality.“

See More

Justin Hergett

Justin Hergett

Mixing Engineer

FINNEAS, SoMo, Smallpools

What I love about Waves is that they perfectly match classic analog sounds with the flexibility of digital, creating tools that have the warmth and tone of the real thing, but with new creative features that bring the most out of a mix.“

Andy Hernandez

Andy Hernandez

Monitor and Studio Engineer

Jonas Brothers, DNCE, The Kid LAROI, Khalid

Waves plugins are amazing tools for live and studio applications. The Renaissance plugins find their way onto ALL of my mixes. They are great tools that help me elevate my mixes live and in the studio.“

Henry Hey

Henry Hey

Conductor, Pianist, Orchestrator, Arranger, Musical Director

David Bowie, Empire of the Sun, George Michael, Rod Stewart

Waves makes a lot of great plugins. Among my favorites are the CLA Classic Compressors and the API plugins. These tools are very musical and they sound fantastic.“

Ian Hicks

Ian Hicks

FOH Engineer

The Chainsmokers, The Glitch Mob, Bassnectar

Waves is my go-to across the entire mix. It helps bring studio tricks to life in a live setting that are otherwise impossible. The CLA-76 in particular makes the meanest parallel compression I’ve heard.“

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!“

See More

Jeff Hoeppner

Jeff Hoeppner

Record Producer, Composer, Arranger

Ariana Grande, Zendaya, f(x), Allee Willis

I love using the CLA-3A – it instantly makes a guitar have ‘that sound.’“

Ross Hogarth

Producer & Engineer

Van Halen, REM, Ziggy Marley, Keb’ Mo’

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%.“

See More

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.“

Joseph Holiday

Joseph Holiday

Artist/Producer

Snakes of Russia

The Waves Abbey Road collection has really been useful in all my work. The TG Mastering Chain has found a permanent home on my mix buss. I can’t say enough about this collection, I have used some combination of it on every track since I got it!“

Goh Hotoda

Goh Hotoda

Producer, Mixing Engineer

Madonna, Janet Jackson, Marcus Miller, Ryuichi Sakamoto

The Studio Classics Collection is a dream come true.“

Howie B

Howie B

Mix Engineer, Producer

U2, Robbie Robertson, Björk, Soul 2 Soul

I use the Waves SSL G-Master Buss Compressor on a daily basis. I love putting it across my mix bus lightly compressing on 4:1 with a slow release.“

Peter Hylenski

Sound Designer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

Motown the Musical, Something Rotten, Rock of Ages, Le Rêve

Waves continues to provide the most comprehensive toolbox. You’ll find plugins from the Studio Classics Collection and CLA Classic Compressors on all my shows.“

See More

Frank Ilfman

Frank Ilfman

Film Composer, Musician, Producer, Remixer

Ghost Stories, The Etruscan Smile, Big Bad Wolves, KT Tunstall

Waves plugins are an integral part of my scoring template and my mixing rig. It’s used on every project.“

Infected Mushroom

To have all these high-end tools with us everywhere we go is priceless. We've been using Waves for 20 years and still going strong.“

See More

Paul “ECHO” Irizarry

Paul “ECHO” Irizarry

Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

Daddy Yankee, Pitbull, Maluma, London Symphony Orchestra

Waves plugins solve many complex mixing issues in a simple manner. I use Waves on all of my mixing and production sessions. Their intuitive workflow and sounds are unique and help me shape mixes quickly. “

Luis Irizarry

FOH & System Engineer

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

The emotion LV1 console has everything you need at FOH, with excellent quality sound. It’s so versatile – you can run it in your living room today, then use it at FOH tomorrow.“

See More

J.Views

J.Views

Musician

Some mixes can become an elaborate road system – the C6 is my go-to traffic conductor. I have it on almost every channel in some sidechain mode.“

Stew Jackson

Stew Jackson

Producer, Writer, Engineer

Massive Attack, Damon Albarn, Hope Sandoval, Nick Cave

Renaissance Reverb has been part of my artillery for years. When I start a new track, I reach for a guitar or keyboard, send everything to the R-Verb and nothing else, and build the track around that. “

Scott Jacoby

Writer, Producer, Mixer

Coldplay, John Legend, Rachel Platten, Cory Henry

All you need is Waves. No other company comes close to offering such a wide, diverse array of top-quality, essential plugins. If stranded with only plugins from one company, Waves would be the clear choice.“

See More

Keith Jeffery

Keith Jeffery

Artist, Producer, Songwriter

Atlas Genius, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Dreamers, Michelle Branch

CLA Vocals is my go-to for tracking vocals every time. It brings every microphone to life and lets us get straight to the task of recording inspired vocals. It’s so fast.“

Jason W. Jennings

Jason W. Jennings

Supervising Sound Designer, Reach Audio

The Bad Guys, Godzilla vs. Kong, The Underground Railroad, Road to Perdition

Simply put, Clarity Vx Pro is going to revolutionize the industry. You’ll never hear noisy dialog again.“

Hugh Johnson

FOH Engineer

Vince Gill

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

See More

Dem Jointz

Dem Jointz

Producer, Songwriter, Mixing Engineer

Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Dr. Dre, Janet Jackson

Waves definitely makes my job easier and allows me to work faster.“

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.“

Anthony Jones

Anthony Jones

Tracking/Mixing Engineer, Producer, Turntablist DJ

Queen Latifah, George Clinton, Foogiano, Pooh Shiesty

At the end of your vocal chain add R-Vox with a little bit of squashing – it will add character and help sit the vocals tightly in the mix.“

Justin Jones

Justin Jones

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Major Lazer, The Kills, Mat Kearney

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

Jeff Juliano

Jeff Juliano

Mixing Engineer

Dan + Shay, Chris Janson, Michael Ray, Hunter Hayes

I’ve been relying on Waves plugins since 2000 in every mix I’ve done. From Renaissance Axx, Renaissance Vox, Q-Clone, Reel ADT, J37, C6, F6, and SSL channels. I’d go on but I’d be typing for a year…“

David Kalmusky

David Kalmusky

Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Guitarist

Shawn Mendes, Carrie Underwood, Mötley Crüe, Keith Urban

Waves are an integral part of my mix template in so many ways. I have R-Vox on every vocal. I LOVE and reach for the OneKnob plugins as a go-to for FX.“

Tim Kelley

Tim Kelley

Record Producer, Mixing Engineer, Writer, Sound Designer

Michael Jackson, Sisqó, Boyz II Men, TLC

Waves have always been my go-to plugins. They’re so close to the sound of the original hardware and they have incredible color. As a mixer or producer, you have everything you need at your fingertips.“

Pete Keppler

FOH Engineer

David Bowie, Katy Perry, Nine Inch Nails

The eMotion LV1 mixer is incredibly musical and present, no matter what sound system I plug it into. It sounds better and has more headroom than any live digital console I’ve ever used.“

See More

John Kercy

John Kercy

Recording & Mixing Engineer

Khalid, Lucky Daye, Victoria Monet, H.E.R

Waves plugins have been a part of my arsenal since the beginning of my career and I can’t hear myself without them. The Renaissance and Abbey Road plugin collections play a huge part in my process.“

Matthew Kettle

Matthew Kettle

FOH, Recording & Mix 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!“

Darcy Khan

Darcy Khan

FOH and Monitor Engineer

Love and Happiness: Obama’s Celebration at the White House

I use R-Comp on all my vocals because it’s the smoothest compressor I’ve found. I never have to chase the vocal with all the dynamic range of my clients. Whether they yell or talk, the vocal sits right where I need it to.“

Rob Kinelski

Mix Engineer

Billie Eilish, 30 Seconds to Mars, No I.D

I’ve been using the Waves SSL Channel Strip for years. It is my go-to plugin for drums, bass, keys and vocals.“

See More

Jacquire King

Jacquire King

Producer & Mixer

Kings of Leon, James Bay, Tom Waits, Niall Horan

I use Waves plugins extensively. From tonal shaping to cleaning noise, I rely on every tool in my Diamond Bundle. I also love the Abbey Road plugins, H-Series and old standbys like the Renaissance series.“

Rey King

Rey King

Artist, Producer, Songwriter, Tracking & Mixing Engineer

Chloe X Halle, Moneybagg Yo, Latto feat. Lil Baby, Leslie Grace

One of my cheat-code plugins is the L3-LL Multi. Adding this on a master buss helps give the overall mix a finished sound, it glues things together as a great way to reference your final mix before mastering.“

Knxwledge

Knxwledge

Producer, Songwriter

Anderson .Paak, NxWorries, Kendrick Lamar, Prodigy

Abbey Road Vinyl emulates the vinyl sound perfectly giving you that warm mix with so many parameters to make it ‘yours.’“

Alen Konakoğlu

Alen Konakoğlu

Producer, Mixing Engineer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist

Virgil Donati, Victor Wooten, Scott Handerson, Natalia Oreiro

The Waves analog models sound unmistakably true to their respective hardware units. They deliver all the warmth and sonic character that is essential for the music to blend well and feel good.“

David Konsky

David Konsky

Head of Production, Radio Broadcast & Podcast Engineer

The Hit Network Australia

When I first got my hands on Clarity Vx Pro, I was like a kid in a candy shop. The sound quality is second to none, and it takes the guesswork out of production tasks that previously took me hours to finesse.“

Emily Kopp

Emily Kopp

Artist, Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist

Samsung, Fitbit, Volkswagen, Midnight Riot

Whether working in my studio or on the road, using Waves plugins everywhere I go makes the creative process fun, convenient and full of possibilities. Having these tools in the palm of my hand is priceless.“

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.“

See More

Eddie Kramer

Producer & Engineer

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

Very accurate. The V-Series is amazing.“

See More

Krewella

Krewella

Singers, Songwriters, Producers

The SSL G-EQ is one of the greatest plugins out there to throw on vocals, it’ll help make any topline you’re recording sound so much more “final” and help flatten it into an overall mix.“

Richard Z. Kruspe

Richard Z. Kruspe

Musician, Composer

Rammstein, Emigrate

If you need your vocal to cut more in the mids, use the Waves NLS on the Spike setting, and dial up the drive.“

Tim Kvasnosky

Tim Kvasnosky

Composer, Producer

Honey Dijon, Sam Sparro, Morrissey, Dawn Richard

I love the Reel ADT plugin for warm guitar doubling, especially on acoustic guitar.“

Darren Lagore

Darren Lagore

Monitor & Live Recording Engineer

Incubus, Cheap Trick, The Cult

Waves tools are by far the best-sounding and most reliable plugins I have ever used in studio or live. When it comes to quality and versatility, you can't go wrong with Waves.“

Lamps Lampadinha

Lamps Lampadinha

Producer, Mixer, Studio & FOH Engineer

Charlie Brown Jr., Titas, NX Zero, Scalene

I have at least one Waves plugin on every single channel of my mixes. C6 was made for my lead vocals, Kramer Master Tape lives on my mix buss – and the SSL Master Buss Compressor is my glue.“

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.“

Tim Lauer

Keyboard & Piano Player, Producer, String Arranger, Songwriter

Taylor Swift, Megadeth, Shawn Mendes, The Civil Wars

I’ve owned original Wurlitzer pianos for over 30 years, and I find Waves’ Electric 200 piano to be a great option. It doesn’t just sound good – it feels right to play.“

See More

Drew Lavyne

Mastering Engineer

Red Hot Chili Peppers, The White Stripes, Moby

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.“

See More

Simon Law

Simon Law

Keyboardist, Producer, Songwriter

Soul II Soul, Maxi Priest, Chante Moore, Shabba Ranks

My favorite Waves instrument right now is the Electric 88 Piano, a really beautiful software rendition of an 88-key Fender Rhodes. Great to write with and then use in the finished recordings.“

Emily Lazar

Emily Lazar

Chief Mastering Engineer and Founder, The Lodge

Beck, Vampire Weekend, David Bowie

Waves plugins are some of the most powerful weapons in my arsenal. R-Bass, MaxxBass, S1, RVox and Doubler are some of the integral plugins I rely on most when I’m mastering from stems.“

Kevin W. Lemoin

Kevin W. Lemoin

FOH and Broadcast Engineer

Green Day, Jane's Addiction, Flogging Molly

Waves’ SSL and API plugins are beautiful. They really make your inputs sing! The SSL channel strip on my vocal is a key ingredient – so much control and character in the EQ section.“

Jon Lemon

FOH Engineer

Sia, Smashing Pumpkins, Ray Lamontagne, Beck

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

See More

Chris Leonard

Chris Leonard

FOH Engineer & Tour and Production Manager

Luminate, Green Acres Baptist Church

My mix relies extensively on Waves plugins. To mix without them now would just be uninspiring.“

Maor Levi

Maor Levi

DJ, Producer, Engineer

Major Lazer, Era Istrefi, Steve Aoki, Above & Beyond

Waves plugins help make the mixing and production process smooth and easy; the analog-style warmth is incredible to have, and the artist-developed plugins make dialing a great sound seamless and quick.“

Damien Lewis

Damien Lewis

Mixing Engineer, Producer

Rihanna, Katy Perry, Lennon Stella, The Driver Era

Waves plugins are fast, efficient and sound great. They are an indispensable part of every record I've ever worked on since day one. I can trust Waves products to help me deliver the best sounding records possible.“

Steve Lillywhite

Producer

U2, The 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.“

See More

Howard "Howie" Lindeman

Live and Studio Engineer

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.“

See More

Linkin Park

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

See More

German A. Tarazona Llano

German A. Tarazona Llano

FOH & Monitor Engineer

J Balvin, Jarabe De Palo, Doctor Krapula, Alex Campos

When I start to mix my show and I need to improve my sound, Waves tools are invaluable – they give me the perfect solutions on tour.“

Russ Long

Russ Long

Producer, Recording & Mix Engineer

Wilco, Dolly Parton, Amy Grant, Miley Cyrus

I can’t imagine doing a mix without Waves. Between the EMI TG12345 Channel Strip which gives me the ultimate retro functionality and the modern sound of the SSL G-Channel, all of my bases are covered.“

Tom Lord-Alge

Producer, Mixing Engineer

Blink-182, Weezer, Live, Dave Matthews Band

My favorites are the SSL 4000 plugins, Abbey Road Reverb Plates, Reel ADT, Eddie Kramer Guitar Channel, and my brother Chris’ CLA Signature plugins – YES, I do use them!“

See More

Chris Lord-Alge

Producer & Mixing Engineer

Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Urban, Muse

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

See More

Ilana Lorraine

Ilana Lorraine

Singer, Songwriter

Waves plugins make it easy to get a ‘finished’ sound. I add a few plugins, make a few small tweaks and my music sounds full, glued together and with a wonderful sense of space.“

JC Losada

JC Losada

Producer, Engineer, Educator

Jon Secada, Ricky Martin, Santana, Placido Domingo

Waves plugins have been a part of my workflow since day one. The wide variety of tools they offer makes a big difference when it comes to mixing successfully. “

Kiko Loureiro

Kiko Loureiro

Guitarist, Composer, Producer, Multi-Instrumentalist

Megadeth, Angra

Waves plugins bring magic to my music. The only way to get a unique professional sound in my mix.“

Antonio Luna

Antonio Luna

Monitor Engineer

Meghan Trainor, Alicia Keys, 3 Doors Down, Aerosmith

Waves plugins are a must-have. I use them on my channels as well as on my master buss to create warm, analog-like sounds.“

Will Madera

Will Madera

FOH Engineer

Pitbull

Using Waves’ eMotion LV1 console to mix Pitbull and J Lo on stage has been a watershed experience. LV1’s sound quality is clear and crisp, and having all my plugins in the console’s channel strip is amazing.“

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“

See More

Brad Madix

FOH Engineer

Rush, Jack White, Shania Twain

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!“

See More

Major 7

Major 7

Record Producer, Songwriter

Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Future, Rihanna

Waves plugins give me the ability to craft the texture of audio in a way that is unmatched, giving me the ultimate confidence to walk into any session. With Waves, I am a painter with an unlimited palette. “

Malay

Producer, Engineer

Frank Ocean, Zayn, Sam Smith, Lorde

There is no song I touch without using Waves. I generally strive to use as few plugins as possible and prefer to spend more time dialing in the source signal. Waves plugins have become a crucial tool in how I manipulate the source tones, as if I were using actual hardware.“

See More

Harvey Mandel

Harvey Mandel

Guitarist

Rolling Stones, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters

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

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.“

See More

Maroon 5

Maroon 5

It’s hard to remember the last time we worked on a project without Waves plugins. They have been go-to solutions for just about any problem encountered during the making of a record.“

Manny Marroquin

Mixing Engineer

Post Malone, Imagine Dragons, Charlie Puth, John Mayer

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

See More

Giles Martin

Producer, Music Director, Mixer

The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Rocketman

Waves’ Abbey Road Reverb Plates are amazing. I’m using the plugin to remix the Beatles’ music, and I can finally hear the sounds from Abbey Road Studios that I know and love so well.“

See More

Daniel `Dano` Martinez

Daniel "Dano" Martinez

FOH & Studio Engineer

Natalia Lafourcade, Mon Laferte, Carlos Rivera, Juan Solo

The C6 Multiband Compressor can turn a nightmare into the best show you’ve ever had. It’s amazing the way it can control serious amounts of energy and let your mix come through.“

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.“

See More

Dave Martone

Dave Martone

Guitarist, Engineer, Producer, Author

Nickelback, Jet Black Stare, “Shredding the Blues” , “Serious Shred Advanced Scales”

Waves plugins sound incredible – for every step of the producing, mixing and mastering processes. I could not live without them!“

Tony Maserati

Producer & Mixing Engineer

Beyoncé, Selena Gomez, Robin Thicke, Nick Jonas

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

See More

Guy Massey

Recording, Mixing, Mastering & Remastering Engineer

The Beatles, Ed Sheeran, Manic Street Preachers

Waves plugins are indispensable. They feature great user interfaces and are immediately useable straight ‘out of the box.’“

See More

Ethan Mates

Recording & Mixing Engineer

Linkin Park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black-Eyed Peas, Die Antwoord

Waves plugins are used on every one of my mixes. From can’t-tell-the-difference authentic hardware models to all-in-one time savers that sound phenomenal. They’re simply the best.“

See More

Luizinho Mazzei

Luizinho Mazzei

Producer, Live & Studio 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!“

Peter McCabe

Peter McCabe

Producer & Engineer

Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Perry Farrell, Ricky Martin

I’ve been using Waves tools since the mid ‘90s. They set the bar then and still hold up today. They are part of my everyday toolkit as much as a 1073 console is.“

Kevin "Tater" McCarthy

Monitor Engineer

Linkin Park, Judas Priest, Stone Temple Pilots

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

See More

James McCullagh

James McCullagh

FOH Engineer

Lucinda Williams, Alanis Morissette, Queen Extravaganza

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.“

Steve McGuire

Steve McGuire

FOH Engineer

The Go-Go’s, Joss Stone, The Wallflowers

I float between live shows and studio projects. With Waves I can use the same plugins and settings when I mix an arena or theater show, and when I mix the same artist in the studio.“

Dave McMullin

Dave McMullin

Monitor Engineer

OneRepublic, Needtobreathe, Dustin Lynch

Using Waves plugins live allows me to perfect the sounds on stage for smooth, consistent in-ear mixes so that performers can be at their best.“

Cesar Mejia

Cesar Mejia

Engineer, Producer, Mixer

Herbie Hancock, Terrace Martin, Tropa Magica, Danilo Lozano

H-Delay and Abbey Road Chambers are critical to creating my sonic palette.“

Andy Meyer

FOH Engineer

Justin Timberlake, Guns N’ Roses, Bob Seger, Mötley Crüe

In a live setting, so many variables present themselves on a daily basis. Waves plugins help me manage, manipulate and expand on existing sounds in a professional manner that’s unrivaled. “

See More

Alan Meyerson

Scoring & Mixing Engineer

Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Jumanji, Thor: Ragnarok

Waves plugins allow me to enhance sounds, adding color and impact so that hearing back the mix becomes an experience!“

See More

Big Mick

Big Mick

FOH Engineer

Metallica, Led Zeppelin

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

Herb Middleton

Herb Middleton

Producer, Musician, Mixing Engineer

Mary J. Blige, Nas, Al Green, Usher

I use NLS Buss for that same warmth, presence and analog sound that the SSL console gave my tracks back in the day. If you want a mixture of the digital and analog worlds, I suggest you use this plugin.“

Jason Miles

Keyboardist, Producer, Composer

Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, Luther Vandross

Waves’ pianos and synths are top of the class. The sound is superb, and the interface lets me control the instruments’ various nuances in a way that really makes them stand out from the pack.“

See More

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.“

See More

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

Audio Director

Star Wars Battlefront, Battlefield, Mirror’s Edge, 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. “

See More

Virgin Miri

Virgin Miri

Artist, Producer, Songwriter, Engineer

T Minus

Waves plugins are an essential part of my music production. Literally can’t live without them.“

Josh Modestep

Josh Modestep

Producer

Modestep

I recently discovered just how powerful OVox is. Its ability to manipulate a vocal into an unrecognizable synth or bass sound has become a secret weapon in my sound design arsenal.“

Mojam

Mojam

Producers, Songwriters, Recording & Mixing Engineers

Sam Smith, Naughty Boy, Emeli Sandé, Plan B

Waves plugins are staples in our studio. R-Vox, H-Delay, C4, L2, and many more; they’re simple to use and deliver great results every time. Definitely a must-have!“

Seige Monstracity

Seige Monstracity

Music Producer, Sound Designer

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tyrese, Busta Rhymes

Waves has always been a standard and will continue to grow as such. It’s rare for me to work on music without using at least a few Waves plugins.“

Benny Mouthon, CAS

Benny Mouthon, CAS

Re-Recording Mixer, Supervising Sound Editor

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Mind Of A Chef, Somebody Feed Phil, American Experience

Waves plugins have played a huge part in my TV and film editing and mixing templates. No one else comes close to giving great results this quickly on production sound.“

Eugene 'Geno' Mulcahy

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

Live Mix Engineer

Kali Uchis, Lykke Li, Ricardo Arjona

The LV1 mixer has become my creative weapon of choice for mixing live music and making it come to life. It’s giving me new heights in audio quality, portability and audio processing possibilities“

See More

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.“

See More

Dave Mustaine

Dave Mustaine

Musician, Guitarist, Vocalist, Producer

Megadeth, Metallica

When we were doing the Dystopia record, we used a ton of Waves plugins for rough mixes, which made the creative process sound a lot like the finished record.“

Ignacio Antonio Molino Carles (Nacho)

Ignacio Antonio Molino Carles (Nacho)

Mixing Engineer

Rubén Blades, CJ Ramone, Joan Manuel Serrat, Omar Alfanno

I’ve been using Waves plugins for 15 years in my recordings and mixes. Still today, I am using them as my first choice in all my work; they do not fail.“

Albin Nedler

Albin Nedler

Producer, Songwriter, Mixing Engineer

Avicii, Selena Gomez, Bono, Martin Garrix

OVox is by far the best plugin I've used to get an authentic talkbox sound, not to mention the polyphonic sounds this beast puts out. It is just superb for dubbing or mapping out vocal harmonies.“

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!“

See More

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.“

Greg Nelson

Greg Nelson

FOH Engineer

Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder, Goo Goo Dolls, Incubus

Whichever console format I choose, I love the vast array of tools that Waves plugins and a SoundGrid system allow me to bring to work.“

Jason Nevins

Jason Nevins

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

Katy Perry, Flo Rida, Cee Lo Green, Madonna

Element is an amazing ‘out-of-the-box’ synth. It’s a tweaker’s dream, but it also has incredible preset sounds. A go-to synth when I need a sound to stand out a bit more or cut through the mix.“

Yoad Nevo

Producer, Recording/Mix/Mastering Engineer, Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist

Sia, Pet Shop Boys, Bryan Adams, Air

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.“

See More

James Nichols

James Nichols

Production Manager, FOH and Monitor Engineer

Jeremy Riddle, Steffany Gretzinger, Travis Greene

With Waves I have the ability to quickly pull up a wide range of great-sounding tools, and they really help me get my mixes sounding awesome, whether it’s for the artist or the audience.“

Gil Norton

Gil Norton

Producer

Foo Fighters, Pixies, Stornoway

I’m amazed at how accurate the API Collection plugins are.“

X O’Connor

X O’Connor

Producer, Mixer, Engineer

For King and Country, Skillet, High Valley

I love the F6 EQ – its ability to remove resonant frequencies only when they are getting out of hand is insanely useful! This plugin is EVERYWHERE in my productions and mixes!“

Adrian Odle

Adrian Odle

FOH/Monitor Engineer, Production/Tour Manager

Beres Hammond, Third World, Maxi Priest, The Nicholas Brancker Band

Waves has been an integral part of my workflow in both live and studio applications. The combination of Waves SuperRack, plugins and servers definitely adds to the sound and efficiency I need in a live rig.“

Chad Olech

FOH Engineer

Fall Out Boy, Shinedown, Deftones, Joe Jonas

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.“

See More

Iman Omari

Iman Omari

Producer, Singer, Songwriter, DJ, Audio Engineer

Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, Kaytranada

The Waves WLM Meter is a very slept-on tool in my opinion, that many people may not even know about. A very important tool for at home producers/engineers and professionals alike.“

John O'Neal

John O'Neal

FOH Engineer

Newsboys, The OC Supertones, Switchfoot, The Waiting

Waves helped me shape my mix for several years, and now MultiRack has allowed me to take things even further. The portability it offers with the SoundGrid Mobile Server is a real game changer.“

OneRepublic

OneRepublic

We haven’t made a single album or piece of music without Waves plugins.“

Steve Ouimette

Steve Ouimette

Composer, Artist, Producer

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, The Crew 2, Ghost Recon Wildlands, Let’s Make A Deal

I have been using Waves plugins since they first came out. Waves is the first company that stepped up the quality of what you could do in the box, and that has only grown over the years. They’re a big part of why I now work 100% in the computer. “

Gareth Owen

Gareth Owen

Musical Theatre Sound Designer

Bat Out of Hell, Beauty & The Beast, Come From Away, The Little Mermaid

From utility to creativity, Waves plugins are essential tools that allow me to craft the kind of sound production that I do. I can’t imagine life without them!“

Morgan Page

DJ, Producer, Remixer

Madonna, Katy Perry, Tegan & Sara

Element is a great synth that delivers both versatility and simplicity. No sub-menus – just a clear workflow and lots of knobs!“

See More

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.“

See More

Ashton Parsons

Ashton Parsons

FOH and Monitor Engineer, Post-Production Remixer

Disturbed, Fifth Harmony, Bush, Steel Panther

Waves plugins are indispensable; I could go on forever about all the tools and how I use them.“

Noah Passovoy

Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Maroon 5, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift

I can’t live without Waves plugins on my sessions. The CLA-76 and H-Delay are all over everything I work on.“

See More

Graham Pattison

Graham Pattison

FOH Sound Engineer

David Gray, Tindersticks, Gomez

I’ve been using Waves plugins for years and I’m still discovering new wonderful sonic opportunities. With my MultiRack and a Waves bundle, I don’t need to take my hardware rack when I go on tour. “

Mike Patton

Singer, Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Film Composer, Producer

Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk, Fantomas

I’ve been using Waves plugins for quite a while. My early faves still stand up now and are some of the most basic and simplified interfaces – I keep coming back to them, project after project!“

See More

Carlos Paucar

Carlos Paucar

Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

Enrique Iglesias, Shakira, Chris Brown, Jewel

I love Waves plugins, old and new. I'm a big fan and user of the original plugins, as well as the signature series plugs and the amazing hardware emulations.“

Kevin Paul

Kevin Paul

Mixing Engineer, Producer

David Bowie, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Depeche Mode, Goldfrapp

Every top studio in the world has Waves plugins; there’s a reason for that. They are as musical and creative as the person using them.“

Piper Payne

Mastering Engineer

Madame Gandhi, Geographer, Basement

Waves tools are well designed and easy to use. The noise suppression tools sound great and make my mastering job easier: they make cleaning up tricky mastering projects feel like a breeze.“

See More

Scott Pearlman

Scott Pearlman

FOH Engineer, Production & Tour Manager

Stone Temple Pilots, Steve Vai, Filter, Black Label Society

Waves allows me to cater to any artist with tools that make their performances that much more memorable. C6 and MaxxVolume are two of my go-to plugins.“

Dave Pensado

Mixing Engineer

Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Pink

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

See More

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.“

See More

Fabrizio `Fab` Piazzini

Fabrizio "Fab" Piazzini

FOH Engineer

Calvin Harris, Amy MacDonald, Kula Shaker

The Waves Vitamin plugin is my secret weapon of choice. I can polish any sound and give it that sheen never before heard on large format PA systems.“

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.“

Patrizio Teezio Pigliapoco

Patrizio Teezio Pigliapoco

Mixing Engineer, Record Producer

Chris Brown, Dj Khaled, Drake, Young Thug

MV2 is an amazing tool to use on 808s and basses. It helps boost the low-level frequencies or lower the high levels, and overall, it tightens up the 808.“

Hugo Pinzon

Hugo Pinzon

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Andrea Echeverri, Andrés Cabas

With Waves plugins, I can transmit emotions through music in a unique and different way.“

Lucas Pinzón

FOH & Monitor Engineer, Production Manager

Maluma, Carlos Vives, Bomba Estéreo

Using Waves plugins in my live shows has changed my life. Having access to the same incredible tools show after show has taken my mixes to the next level.“

See More

Neal H Pogue

Producer, Mixing Engineer

Tyler The Creator, Doja Cat, Kaytranada, The Marias

Waves H-Delay is pure perfection. The ultimate delay plugin. So easy to use and sounds incredible.“

See More

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

FOH Engineer

Ozzy Osbourne, Bon Jovi, ZZ Top

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

See More

Psychemagik

Psychemagik

Producer, Sound Designer, DJ

Psychemagik, Thomaas Banks

I love adding the J37 Tape emulator at the end of my drum buss chain. Not only can it add warmth, but pushed a little harder it can add some extremely tasteful crunch to your drums.“

Jack Joseph Puig

Producer, Mixer, Engineer

U2, The Black Eyed Peas, Beck, Lady Gaga

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

See More

Sean Quackenbush

FOH & Live Recording Engineer

KT Tunstall, Brandi Carlile, The Highwomen

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

See More

Chris Rakestraw

Producer & Mixing Engineer

Megadeth, Deftones, Danzig, Parkway Drive

Professional gear needs to last, and with Waves I know the plugin I’m using now will always be supported next time. Open any session I’ve done since 2000, and I guarantee it has Waves plugins.“

See More

Mark Ralph

Producer, Songwriter, Mixing Engineer

Clean Bandit, Years & Years, Jax Jones, TIEKS

I use Waves plugins regularly in my mixes and on many of my records. They are essential tools for anybody producing and mixing music.“

See More

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…“

Preston “Prizzle” Reid

Preston “Prizzle” Reid

Mixer, Producer, Engineer

Kanye West, Muni Long, Jacquees, Latto

R-Verb is a must have. To this day it is one of the few reverbs with enough grit to poke out of a dense mix with a ton of instrumentation.“

Graham Reznick

Graham Reznick

Sound Designer, Re-Recording Mixer, Composer, Writer, Director, Editor

The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers, In a Valley of Violence, Until Dawn

Waves plugins are my essential tools and secret weapons for sound design and mixing. The versatility, practicality, and creative possibilities are the perfect blend for the perfect results.“

Matthew Rifino

Matthew Rifino

Live Broadcast Music Mixer, Mix Engineer

Coldplay, Kelly Clarkson, Sting, Lenny Kravitz

I use Waves plugins on every mix. The C6 is especially helpful for controlling plosives and proximity effect on vocals. It allows me to keep the vocal full bodied while controlling problem areas.“

Alberto Rigoni

Alberto Rigoni

Bassist, Composer, Soloist, Producer

Vivaldi Metal Project, The Italians, Ardityon, Lady & THE BASS

Waves plugins are some of the most powerful tools to get amazing tones on my bass tracks. I can easily find the perfect tone for my production, from vintage to modern sounds. They’re killer!“

Teddy Riley

Teddy Riley

Engineer, Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Programmer, Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Michael Jackson, Blackstreet, Bobby Brown, Jay Z

My favorite Waves plugins are R-Vox, R-Bass, OneKnob Louder, and now OVox.“

Tormod Ringnes

Tormod Ringnes

Supervising Sound Editor, Re-recording Mixer, Sound Designer

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, FLEE, Kon-Tiki, Pirates of Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge

Clarity VX Pro is a really impressive noise-reduction tool. It excels with dialogue, as you'd expect, but its application can be expanded to all types of recordings with unwanted noise.“

Justin Ripley

Justin Ripley

FOH Engineer

Portugal. The Man, OneRepublic, Earthy Babes

Waves plugins are super fun and always helpful! I love using H-Comp for parallel compression on the shell buss, the ‘punch’ knob cranked. I always have the SSL G-Comp on the full band bus, and the RS56 to brighten a dull PA system. “

Harry Romero

Harry Romero

DJ, Producer, Engineer

Bamboosa Records, Defected, Crosstown Rebels, Dirtybird

I really love the CLA plugins. They are all great, but my favorite is CLA Guitars – I always put this on my rhythmic synths and I’m yet to have an instance where I try it and don’t use it.“

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.“

See More

Brent Rowan

Guitarist

Brooks & Dunn, Robert Plant, Shania Twain, Alabama

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

See More

Harold Rubens

Harold Rubens

Tour & Production Manager, FOH Mixer, Studio Engineer

Steven Curtis Chapman, Sam’s Place @ the Ryman Auditorium, Brandon Heath

I use Waves plugins both in the studio and on my live mixes with SoundGrid. Being able to bridge the gap between the two worlds makes me a more efficient mixer. NLS, C6, Vitamin and Puigchild are my faves!“

Hanan Rubinstein

Hanan Rubinstein

Mix Engineer, Producer, Multi-Instrumentalist

Alicia Keys, J.Cole, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Girls 5 Eva

When I need extra clarity, using the C6 with an external sidechain input is a great solution. Instead of carving out frequencies with a static EQ, the elements duck each other out. Works like a charm.“

Daniel Saber

Daniel Saber

Producer, Mixer, Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist

Black Sabbath, David Bowie, U2, Rolling Stones

I see music production as a multi-dimensional artform. Waves allows me the tools to paint with wide to fine brushes, as well as sculpt, airbrush or sledgehammer!“

Luis Saldarriaga

Luis Saldarriaga

Producer, Engineer

Justin Bieber, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Demi Lovato

For me, Waves plugins provide the convenience of truly authentic emulations of classic hardware in-the-box, as well as the magic of unique, original sound processors that really stand out on their own.“

Junior Sanchez

DJ, Producer, Remixer

Daft Punk, Madonna, Katy Perry

Element is powerful and creative with super-analog sound. Whether you program it yourself or use a preset, this synth is sure to inspire your creativity and be a huge part of your process.“

See More

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.“

See More

James Sanger

James Sanger

Producer, Studio Musician, Programmer, Mixer, Songwriter

U2, Keane, Phil Collins, Dido

I’ve compared Electric 88 with my original Fender Rhodes 73 – it’s the most authentic version I’ve ever heard. And Electric 200 is like having a Wurly set up in the studio and ready to record.“

Santaflow

Santaflow

Recording, Mixing & Mastering Engineer, Performer

Waves plugins are a constant on my mixing and mastering projects. They help me achieve real warmth and musical feel, while working with accurate and reliable tools; a big part in getting great results.“

Mike Sapone

Mike Sapone

Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer, Composer

Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Mayday Parade, Public Enemy

Waves plugins are used on every one of my mixes. They’ve changed the game for me and I can’t help but to keep coming back, mix after mix. Waves plugins have magic!“

Rafa Sardina

Rafa Sardina

Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Stevie Wonder, Plácido Domingo, Lady Gaga, Alejandro Sanz

What would be of our world without the MaxxBass, REDD, SSL G-Channel, H-Delay, BSS, JJP, Maserati, Kramer, Manny plugins and so many others? I really don’t know, and I wouldn’t want to find out!“

Denis Savage

Sound Designer, Live & 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!“

See More

Kevin J Sawka (KJ Sawka)

Kevin J Sawka (KJ Sawka)

Producer, Drummer, DJ

Pendulum, Destroid, Blake Lewis, BT

Nothing compares to Waves mixing tools in the studio and on stage.“

Neil Schaefer

Neil Schaefer

FOH Engineer

Guns & Roses, Metallica, Megadeth, REO Speedwagon

Running Waves live has become a no-brainer for me. Great plugins, great sound! They are mainstays for my mixes.“

Matt Schaeffer

Matt Schaeffer

Mixing & Recording Engineer, Producer

Kendrick Lamar, The All-American Rejects, Baby Keem, Bakar

You can use Waves plugins to do more than they're intended to do. Use the H-Delay to create self-oscillation and the NLS to boost low end. “

Jason Scheff

Jason Scheff

Singer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Producer

Chicago, Elton John, Britney Spears, Boz Scaggs

Having a plugin like Reel ADT to help beef up the vocals has saved me a ton of time, all while retaining the sound of a natural effect.“

Andrew Scheps

Producer, Engineer

Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica

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

See More

Bodo Schulte

FOH Engineer

Nena, Schiller

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

See More

Mick Schultz

Mick Schultz

Music Producer, Vocal Engineer, Sound Designer

Rihanna, Jeremih, Kelly Clarkson

When I want to bring my sounds to life and add the warmth and texture they need I go straight to the J37.“

Jon Schumann

FOH Engineer, Producer

MØ, Kent, The Raveonettes, Mew

Waves plugins are always on my touring specs. Now, with the LV1 I’ve designed my sound from the ground up. I love touring with such a light FOH load and the sound of a vintage console in 4U of space.“

See More

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.“

Noah `40` Shebib

Noah "40" Shebib

Label President, Executive Producer, Producer, Mixing/Recording Engineer, Musician

Drake, Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys

Waves gives me all the tools to do anything I can dream of in a DAW.“

Suzy Shinn

Suzy Shinn

Producer, Vocal Producer, Engineer

Weezer, Panic! At The Disco, Dua Lipa

When I want something to sound lively or have a little more color and I don’t have the capability to go through tape, I add the Abbey Road J37. It’s always subtle, but helps to paint the picture that I hear.“

Guy Sigsworth

Producer

Björk, 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.“

See More

Lucas Silveira

Lucas Silveira

Artist, Songwriter, Producer

Fresno, Kyber Krystals, Beeshop, Capital Inicial

Waves are my go-to tools for everything that involves bringing life to my tracks! Even brilliant recording jobs can always sound better with the creativity and insight given by these amazing products.“

Eric Silver

Eric Silver

Producer, Musician, Artist, Writer

Donna Summer, Shania Twain, Dixie Chicks, Keith Urban

Waves plugins offer all the warmth and punch I want when working in a completely digital system!“

Jazz Singh

Jazz Singh

Music Producer/Composer, Artist, Sound Designer

Drake, T.I., MGK, Young Thug

If I'm producing an old-school hip-hop record or something that needs that feel of nostalgia, my go-to is the Kramer Master Tape plugin. The texture and sound it creates just adds the perfect recipe for that old school vibe.“

Roni Size

Roni Size

Producer

When Waves plugins came out, I felt like a surgeon being given the instruments I could only dream of owning.“

Julian Slater

Re-recording Mixer, Sound Designer

Baby Driver, Last Night in Soho, Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Waves plugins are an essential part of my daily workflow. They are deeply integrated into everything I do, whether it’s designing or mixing.“

See More

Andy Sneap

Producer, Mixing & Mastering Engineer, Guitarist

Megadeth, Killswitch Engage, Arch Enemy, Judas Priest

Waves have been my go-to plugins for years now. They bring the right edge, punch and clarity for getting elements to sit in a mix and sound wicked.“

See More

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!“

SodTp

SodTp

Producer, Musician, Songwriter

William Singe, Che Pope

For every step along the way in music production, Waves has super clutch, amazing plugins that sound incredible. They take my productions to the next level, and fast. I use them on near everything!“

David Stagl

FOH & Studio Engineer

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

See More

Mark "Spike" Stent

Producer, Mixing Engineer

Radiohead, Muse, Madonna, U2

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

See More

Vahagn Stepanyan

Vahagn Stepanyan

Keyboardist, Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Composer

Eric Moore, Melvin Lee Davis, Feodor Dosumov

Electric 200 gives me options to design my own original sounds. Sounds great when I tweak and jam with it.“

Chris Stephens

FOH Engineer

Jason Aldean

I love the custom layers feature in SuperRack. It allows me to group inputs, outputs and effects into a clean, uncluttered view that lets me focus on the essentials I need to mix quicker – This one is huge.“

See More

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, before I even think about building shows. It’s that important to me. For anyone mixing at a professional level, the Waves Live Bundle is mandatory.“

See More

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

FOH Engineer

Beck, Rihanna, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers

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.“

See More

J. Summers

J. Summers

Monitor Engineer

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Sigur Ros

Waves has given all of us the keys to the biggest audio processing toy store. I'm in, and I'm having a great result with everything I dial up.“

SUR

SUR

Artist, Producer, Engineer

SUR, Billy Porter, Fire in the Hamptons

I love using a combination of the API 2500, Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter and the CLA Unplugged to get a crisp acoustic guitar tone to cut through the mix.“

Surachai

Surachai

Senior Sound Designer, Mixer

WLM Plus is one of my most used plugins. It’s in my template for my work and for my music. This plugin is absolutely vital to conforming to the many different industry audio standards.“

Chris Tabron

Producer, Mixer

Beyoncé, The Strokes, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige

Waves are easily the vastest plugin collection available, and have found their way onto the majority of my productions and mixes since the beginning of my career.“

See More

DJ Teffler

DJ Teffler

DJ/Producer

MTV, VH1, NBATV

The SSL G-Master Buss Compressor is perhaps my favorite Waves plugin to apply to my master bus, it helps glue everything in my mix together.“

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers

We’ve been using Waves plugins for years. From creative FX to surgical tools, they always deliver.“

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

FOH Engineer, Studio Producer & Engineer

Skid Row, Philip Anselmo, Down

Mixing a show without my Waves plugins is like painting a picture without brushes. You can do it, it just isn't going to be as good! Waves plugins are simply the best plugins out there.“

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.“

See More

THURZ

THURZ

Artist, Producer, Sound designer

Anderson .Paak, Thurz, Jake One

I am always looking to take my creative process to the next level, and Waves gives me the wings to take flight.“

Nancy Nugent Title

Nancy Nugent Title

Supervising Sound Editor

The Flash, Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar, The Tomorrow War, The Tender Bar

Clarity Vx Pro has quickly become an essential part of my toolkit when working with production dialog recordings. It can remove unwanted sounds in ways no other plugin can.“

Devin Townsend

Guitarist, Composer, Producer, Recording & Mixing Engineer

The Devin Townsend Project

I use Waves plugins in literally every digital recording, from V-Comp for color and warmth, to Vitamin which intelligently delivers natural EQ and tone shaping. These two are on every vocal I create.“

See More

Cenzo Townshend

Cenzo Townshend

Mixer

U2, The Maccabees, Bloc Party, George Ezra

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

Wayne Trevisani

Wayne Trevisani

FOH Engineer

Maxwell, Lionel Richie

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

TripL

TripL

DJs, Producers, Songwriters & Mixing Engineers

Waves plugins are the best solution for most of our mixing duties and sound design workflow.“

Tritonal

Tritonal

Musical Duo, Producers, DJs

The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, Adam Lambert

Waves plugins are a constant on our tracks: L3 is the final limiter on many Tritonal singles; H-Delay is our go-to tape delay plugin; SSL G-Master is the first on our master chain on most records.“

Javier Valverde

Javier Valverde

Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer

T-Pain, Timbaland, Lil Wayne, Pitbull

Waves’ vast array of plugins and excellent sound make them indispensable for all my sessions on a daily basis. “

Armin van Buuren

Armin van Buuren

DJ, Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Remixer & Composer

You will find Waves plugins on almost every one of my mixes. H-Delay, H-Reverb, C6, SoundShifter and the Renaissance plugins are all essential tools for me.“

Ken "Pooch" Van Druten

Mixer, FOH Engineer

Linkin Park, Kiss, Justin Bieber, Jay-Z

The eMotion LV1 console is a game changer. The sound quality is amazing. With its ability to have plugins inside the mixer, it’s going to change the way that we mix.“

See More

Sky van Hoff

Sky van Hoff

Music Producer, Mixer, Musician

Rammstein, Emigrate, The X-Factor

Music transcends language, Waves Audio transcends my imagination over and over again.“

Alberto Vaz

Alberto Vaz

Recording, Mixing, FOH and Monitor Engineer

Sheryl Crow, Kacey Musgraves, The Time Jumpers, Kid Rock

Waves plugins are amazing in live and studio settings. R-Vox and C4 have been present in almost all of my vocal chains for quite a few years, along with the SSL G-Channel on almost everything else.“

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.“

See More

Butch Vig

Producer, Drummer

Nirvana, Garbage, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters

Everything that Waves puts out, to me, has an analog quality to it. “

See More

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

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.“

See More

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.“

See More

Horace Ward

FOH Engineer

Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Prince, Mary J. Blige

LV1 is such a great-sounding console, with such a powerful setup and a small footprint. I love how it integrates with plugins. Using it for monitors allowed me to achieve all my objectives.“

See More

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.“

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.“

See More

Emily Warren

Emily Warren

Singer, Songwriter, Musician

The Chainsmokers, Frenship, Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes

Waves plugins, especially the CLA bundles, are some of my secret weapons for vocal producing. They make vocals sound crispy and with a finished quality by the click of a button.“

Irvin Washington

Irvin Washington

Keyboardist, Producer, Engineer

Bas, J. Cole, Vivian Green, Fast & Furious

H-Delay is an absolute gem for drums, synths and vocals.“

Ben Watkins

DJ/Producer, Composer, Engineer, Mixer, Re-Mixer

Juno Reactor, The Matrix OST

Waves’ new series of VIs is a pleasure for my arsenal of sound for Juno Reactor. I’m always looking for mind-bending sounds, yet it’s sometimes the simple ones that really shine. These pianos do that.“

See More

Marty Weir

Marty Weir

FOH Engineer, Production Manager

Randy Rogers Band, Nashville Star Tour, Trent Willmon

With Waves plugins on my console, I can recreate what was done in the studio and shape my mixes in ways that would not have been possible within most touring budgets.“

Greg Wells

Producer, Mixer, Songwriter

Adele, Dua Lipa, The Greatest Showman Soundtrack, Keith Urban

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.“

See More

Joe West

Songwriter, Producer, Engineer, Performer

Joey + Rory, 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!“

See More

Stuart White

Mixing Engineer

Beyoncé, Jay Z, FKA Twigs, Autolux

Waves plugins have been the cornerstone of my mixing throughout my career. When mixing Beyoncé & Jay Z, FKA Twigs, Autolux or Nicki Minaj, they always give me the sound that’s in my head.“

See More

Carey Willetts

Carey Willetts

Songwriter, Producer, Mixer

Dermot Kennedy, Freya Ridings, Athlete, Lila Vargen

Waves is a huge part of all my productions and mixes. The ability to shape authentic sounds quickly encourages creativity and helps to capture those magic moments I’m always looking for.“

Kenneth H. Williams

Kenneth H. Williams

FOH, Monitor Engineer, Production Manager

Erykah Badu, Childish Gambino, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Chaka Kahn

Using Waves plugins live brings the sonic quality and familiarity of my studio favorites to the live experience. Using the SSL bundle is like mixing each night on my preferred studio console.“

Sterling Winfield

Producer, Engineer, Mixer

Pantera, Hellyeah, Texas Hippie Coalition, Erykah Badu

Whether I’m working on a major label project or trying to resurrect poorly recorded tracks from the dead, I rely on Waves plugins. They are my little miracles! They simply sound better than any other plugins out there.“

See More

Josh Wink

Josh Wink

Artist, Producer, DJ & Remixer

Sting, Depeche Mode, Moby, Radiohead

I love using SSL G Buss Compressor on the master fader to really glue the differences of my track from start to finish, giving my track great punch and presence.“

Tomas Wolfe

Production Manager, FOH Engineer

Run the Jewels, The Neighbourhood

To have Waves plugins and the LV1’s sound quality packaged so that I can carry it on a plane is an absolute dream. “

See More

Glynn Wood

FOH Engineer

Zappa Plays Zappa, Sinéad O’Connor, Suzanne Vega

eMotion LV1 is the best thing I've ever come across sonically. It takes no time to set up or take apart this mixing console. Absolutely fabulous.“

See More

Titus Woodham

Titus Woodham

FOH Engineer, Audio Systems Engineer

Future, Snoop Dogg, Nas

Waves plugins are the most versatile audio tools on the planet; a go-to solution for virtually any audio situation. I can fly anywhere with 10 racks worth of gear in my pocket; it’s a toolbox made for touring. “

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.“

David Wrench

Mixing, Recording Engineer, Producer

Frank Ocean, The xx, Caribou, FKA Twigs

I literally use Waves plugins on every mix I do.“

See More

Rick Wright Jr.

Rick Wright Jr.

FOH & Monitor Engineer

Jason Derulo, Lifehouse

I love the integration of Waves plugins with live digital consoles. Using the SSL 4000 Collection together with the NLS allows me to produce a warmer, analog-type sound without the weight of analog.“

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!“

See More

Zale

Zale

Producer, Writer

Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Casanova ft. Jeremih

It's almost indescribable how essential Kramer Master Tape is for both producers and engineers; I use it on pretty much every session. It's great as a creative tool and is a vital utility to add warmth to your tracks.“

Dweezil Zappa

Musician

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

See More

Zito

FOH Engineer

OneRepublic, Backstreet Boys, Babyface

The eMotion LV1 live mixing console sounds great and is extremely functional. Anybody who’s used to any digital mixing system is going to pick up on this right away.“

See More

No results found...