Drums

Latin producer and mix engineer JC Losada (Ricky Martin, Santana) goes deep into mixing Latin percussion instruments (Congas, Bongos, Timbales) and how to make complex rhythms sound like a single unit.

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Distortion, saturation and overdrive are great for making drums sound bigger, better and more energetic in the mix. Learn how to get the most from these powerful effects on your drum parts.

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Producer ill Factor (Justin Timberlake) from Beat Academy shows us how he uses Waves Berzerk Distortion to mix his live drums with 808s in a vibey and creative way.

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How can you get deep, subby 808s, while still making them hit hard in the production and be heard in the mix? Learn how to use Waves Berzerk Distortion to create rich, wide and punchy 808s.

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Learn how to use Waves Berzerk Distortion to warp and mangle your drum loops, samples and 808s. Mixer Sean Divine takes us through some of the insane sounds you can achieve with this plugin.

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Watch producer/engineer Adair Daufembach record and mix acclaimed metal drummer Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth, Cadaver), using Waves plugins to get authentic metal drum tones without samples and drum replacement, for both tracking and the final mix.

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Sometimes your snare will have much of that “boxy” character, detracting from its punch. We offer 3 steps to fix the issue and get your snare punching like it should.

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Muddy kick drums are a common mixing issue, especially if you’re using drum samples. We offer 3 tips for remedying this issue.

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Drum overheads are sometimes recorded poorly and lack the excitement, energy and brightness needed to drive the mix forward. We offer 4 tips on how to remedy this issue.

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Sometimes your snare doesn’t have enough of the full and impactful flavor you need for it to sit properly in the mix and carry weight. We offer 4 tips for remedying this issue.

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