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FOH engineer Mads Mikkelsen (VOLBEAT, King Diamond, Die Antwoord) discusses how the eMotion LV1 mixer and Waves plugins enable him to get big, pristine live sound in a variety of venues, while on tour with Danish rising star Jacob Dinesen.

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What if you were tasked with making a full multitrack song using only one instrument; where would you begin? A brief understanding of sound-design concepts could get you on your way to exploring new creative horizons for your music.

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FOH engineer Drew Thornton discusses mixing pop sensation Billie Eilish’s sold-out 2019 world tour, and how Waves plugins help him keep her quiet vocals clear and bright on top of “the loudest crowds I’ve ever heard in my life.”

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Over the years we've modeled a plethora of vintage analog hardware units, creating some rich and vibey plugins for your mixes. Have your say; tell us which ones you like the best and see what other users think!

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Award-winning songwriter/producer/guitarist Kiyanu Kim (Miley Cyrus, Gwen Stefani, Linda Perry) talks combining dance, guitar production and haunting vocals with HU:MAN, and shares insights into collaborating, mixing and producing modern pop music.

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Dither is one of the least understood topics when it comes to mixing and mastering, but it can actually come in handy. We’ve compiled a one-stop shop for understanding when, why and how to use dithering.

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Reverb molded the sound of vintage recordings. Learn what makes Abbey Road’s Plate and Chamber reverbs—used by the Beatles and Pink Floyd among others—so special, and how to use them effectively in your music.

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Billie Eilish’s album has cemented her place as a pop culture icon, precisely because she doesn’t play by the rules. We spoke to Rob Kinelski, mix engineer for the record to discuss his fearless mix philosophy and how he too breaks the rules.

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“Nx has been a lifesaver”, says musician and producer Devin Townsend about using the Nx Virtual Mix Room plugin to produce and mix his latest and most ambitious album Empath. Find out why.

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Explore the world of Waves sound design. Here we provide you with a list of “must-haves” when it comes to creating unique and interesting effects for your mixes, live performances and film and game compositions.

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