MxU Live Sound Tutorials

Maserati ACG can help mold a pick-up acoustic guitar into a live mix, and make it as subtle or pointed as you need. Watch the live sound experts from MxU walk through the features of Waves Maserati ACG.

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Waves’ NS1 and WNS are uber-friendly and easy-to-use tools to reduce live mic noise on stage and keep your vocal signals clean. Watch the live sound experts from MxU walk through these two workhorse plugins.

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Live broadcast mixes can be a challenge in balancing music and dialogue and setting appropriate output levels. Watch the live sound experts from MxU discuss a chain of EQ and limiting with Waves plugins to achieve a clean broadcast mix.

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Live engineers regularly begin their stage setup by “ringing out” the monitors to eliminate feedback-frequencies that cause resonance. Watch the MxU live sound experts walk through Waves X-FDBK, a plugin that can automate this process and dramatically shorten setup time.

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When you’re mixing FOH, you don’t always have the micro control you get in the studio over the drum tuning and tone. See how MxU live sound experts use Waves Torque to compensate and sculpt the exact tone they want out of live drums from the desk.

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Sometimes when you want to bring out the width and depth in a sound, EQ and compression aren’t quite enough. See how MxU live sound experts use Waves Vitamin, a unique multiband sonic enhancement tool to control frequencies, manipulate harmonics and add bigness to any sound.

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Convolution reverbs are designed to conveniently place an audio source in a modeled space using impulse response libraries. Live sound experts from MxU demonstrate how IR-Live Convolution Reverb can add massive impact to a snare drum when mixing live.

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When a live singer sings at hugely different volumes or talks between songs, it can be hard to control their voice and process it consistently. Watch how to keep the vocal consistent throughout the performance using the F6 Dynamic EQ.

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