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Live sound engineer Ken ‘Pooch’ Van Druten (Iron Maiden, Justin Bieber, Linkin Park) shares how he’s been keeping busy at home—and what live engineers can do to be proactive, gain new knowledge and collaborate.

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What is mid-side processing? Learn the basics of how to EQ and compress your mid and sides separately, and how small adjustments can improve your overall mix.

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What exactly is it about tape that gives it that 'magic'? Technically, tape distorts and can degrade the audio. Regardless, it remains a highly sought-after sound. Find out why, and get practical tips for applying tape saturation plugins in your mix.

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Find out what multiband compression is, get tips on how to choose different multiband compressors for different purposes – and learn some practical ways to use it in your mixing and mastering sessions.

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Do you mix your stereo field effectively? Learn to create space, control stereo width and get more emotional impact from your tracks with these stereo imaging tips.

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You may be stuck working remotely from your producer, mixer, songwriting partner or mastering engineer, but you can still be creative. We’ve compiled 5 tips to help you get the most out of online music collaborations.

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Belgian electronic artist Penelope Antena gave Waves OVox a spin, composing an original piece of music using her voice and the plugin, and displaying her unique harmonic touch. Check it out!

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You can get pro-sounding pop vocals with just a few, well-chosen tools and the right know-how. Here we give you 7 tips to get your pop vocals sounding crystal clear using plugins from the Waves Horizon bundle + F6.

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Watch how to add vintage vibes to your beats, running Waves’ NKS-ready effects inside Native Instruments Maschine, and download free presets for the Waves Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter, J37 Tape and Kramer Master Tape plugins.

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In a dense mix it can be tough to find space for acoustic guitar, while in a sparse track, the acoustic needs to fill up more real estate. Learn to use reverb in different ways to help place the acoustic guitar in the track.

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