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Musicians

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.“

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.’“

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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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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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.“

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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.“

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. “

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.“

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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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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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!“

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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!“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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!“

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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!“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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 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.“

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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.“

Linkin Park

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

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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.“

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.“

Harvey Mandel

Harvey Mandel

Guitarist

Rolling Stones, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters

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

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.“

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!“

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.“

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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.“

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.“

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.“

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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.“

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. “

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!“

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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.“

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…“

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.“

Brent Rowan

Guitarist

Brooks & Dunn, Robert Plant, Shania Twain, Alabama

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

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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.“

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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.“

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.“

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!“

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.“

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.“

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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!“

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.“

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.“

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers

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

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.“

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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.“

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.“

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.“

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.“

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!“

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Dweezil Zappa

Musician

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

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