Transient Shaping

If your drums feel too thin, try this: Grammy-winning mixer Dave Darlington (Avicii, Sting) shows how he makes his drum mixes hit harder using two plugins: Torque to fine-tune drum pitch, Smack Attack to boost drum transients.

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The innovative technology behind new Waves plugins, Organic ReSynthesis goes beyond traditional synthesis in allowing radical yet natural-sounding sound manipulation. Find out how it works.

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Watch how audio mad scientist Tom Cosm shapes creative effects with drum loops, pianos and other samples, using the Smack Attack transient shaping plugin as a production tool.

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Shape the attack and sustain characteristics of your sounds for harder and punchier drums, loops, synth hits, bass, guitars and all percussive elements.

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In this video, we’ll show you how to shape transients to enhance your drum sounds, samples, and percussive synth, guitar and piano elements in your tracks.

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In this in-depth tutorial, FOH mixer Zito (OneRepublic, Backstreet Boys, Babyface) shows how to use Trans-X and API 2500 to control live drums transients.

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Learn how to add punch to gunshots, explosions, and similar sound effects using the Trans-X transient shaping plugin. A tip from sound designer Tim Walston.

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Learn how producer/remixer Dave Audé and FOH engineer Tom Evans use Trans-X, the transient-shaping plugin, to add life and punch to their drum tracks.

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