Waves have a huge number of EQ plug-ins covering a wide range of applications and styles. We could spend for ever looking at all the different Waves EQ plug-ins so instead we are going to look at a selection that have caught the Production Expert team's eyes and show you how we use Waves EQ plug-ins in what we do. Although a number of this videos are using other DAWs the tips and tricks with the Waves plug-ins are just as useful which ever DAW you choose to use.
Using The Waves Manny Marroquin EQ On A Vocal Track
The Manny Marroquin EQ has been modelled using different hardware eq’s for each band. SSL 9080 XL K for its high and low pass filters; Quad 8 or Neve 1073 for the low end; Quad 8 or Motown for lows/low mids; Motown, 1073 and API 550B for mids/high mids; and Avalon 2055 for its silky high end. Paul Drew looks at this eq to process a vocal track.
Waves EQ In Music Radio Audio Post Production Workflows
Check out Part 2 of Mike's Radio Post Production Mastering Plug-in Chain series to see how he uses Waves EQ plug-in in his audio post production for music radio documentaries.
Free Tutorial: Waves V-EQ3 in Action
In this free tutorial from Eli Krantzberg, watch how Eli uses the Waves V-EQ3 plug-in as a general tonal shaping and character adding tool on a pair of layered synth keyboard tracks.
Getting to Know the Waves H-EQ - Part 1
In this free video tutorial using the Waves H-EQ plug-in, see and hear the effects of the different EQ models on some white noise, and see how the analog section effects the summed bands.
Getting to Know the Waves H-EQ - Part 2
In part two of this free video tutorial using the Waves H-EQ plug-in, hear how the US Modern type and the tilt style EQ in the Digital 1 type are used on different bands on a fretless electric bass part.
Using Waves H-EQ On The Drums In PreSonus Studio One
In this free video tutorial, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates using the Waves H-EQ form the Hybrid line-up on kick, snare, and the main Drum Buss in PreSonus Studio One.
Using Waves Plug-ins To Enhance Voiceovers Part 3: Veq4
In part 3 of this series of 4 free video tutorials, Production Expert member, Marcus Huyskens, picks up where he left off in part 2 on using Waves plug-ins to enhance the voiceover for a high energy promo. Marcus uses the Veq4 plug-in to remove certain frequencies that have become excessive, and to add overall shaping to the VO eq curve, to better suit the mix.