In these seven free tutorial videos, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to use Waves CLA Signature Series plug-ins across a variety of mix and music production applications. These seven plug-ins were produced in collaboration with Grammy award winning mix engineer Chris Lord-Alge. Each plug-in provides users with fundamental tools for processing core instruments in a mix. Don't let the stripped back GUIs put you off, these are seriously powerful plug-ins that take no time to set tastefully.
Chris Lord-Alge Plug-ins
- CLA Bass
- CLA Drums
- CLA Effects
- CLA Guitars
- CLA Unplugged
- CLA Vocals
- CLA Mix Down (Not included in CLA Bundle)
CLA MixDown On Drums, Piano & Mix Bus
Learn how to use Waves CLA MixDown plug-in on drums, piano and a full mix. The CLA MixDown plug-in is Waves' latest Chris Lord-Alge Signature Series plug-in that combines EQ, Compression & Drive all within a single plug-in enabling users to glue and shape mixes together in transparent and toneful ways.
Visit the Waves website for more information on CLA MixDown.
Like other Chris Lord-Alge signature waves plug-ins, CLA Vocals provides users with a set of controls that quickly enable users to get their tracks in shape. Each process features a selection of behaviours. Eg: The compressor can be set between push, spank or wall - or bypassed altogether. Watch the video to hear CLA Vocals shape a male vocal in a folk mix.
Visit the Waves website for more information about the CLA Vocals plug-in.
CLA Effects On Electric Guitars
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to add character to electric guitars tracks using Waves CLA Effects plug-in. Unlike other Waves CLA Signature Series plug-ins that were designed for specific applications such as drum & guitar mixing, the CLA Effects is a useful plug-in that can be used on a larger scale of mixing applications. Watch the video to gain an understanding of the controls and to learn how to easily produce delay throws with the use of a very simple delay throw control.
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CLA Unplugged On Acoustic Guitar
In this free tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to use the Waves CLA Unplugged plug-in to mix acoustic guitars. Waves describe CLA Unplugged as an effects plug-in. Featuring two reverbs with tempo sync pre delay controls, delay, compression and bass/treble EQ, CLA unplugged has all the controls one would need to get tracks sounding balanced in a mix.
Watch the video to hear how CLA unplugged transforms a dull sounding stereo acoustic guitar recording into a sweet sounding and ambient performance.
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CLA Drums & CLA Mix Down On Drums
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to mix live drums using Waves CLA Drums and CLA Mix Down plug-ins. Both plug-ins combined provide a fast and effective solution for polishing and processing drum tracks in a mix. In this tutorial, you will hear each drum channel be transformed with only small amounts of processing added.
The drum example in this tutorial was recorded live by a talented drummer using a well-tuned drum kit and tasteful microphone positioning. Watch the video to learn how to take a solid multitrack drum recording such as the drums in this video to higher levels of mix quality using only these two Waves CLA Signature plug-ins.
The CLA guitars plug-in is an easy to use instant gratification plug-in that can help those using basic audio interfaces get a variety of different sounds in their tracks.
In this free tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to use Waves CLA Bass plug-in to mix bass guitar tracks. Like other CLA Waves Signature Series Plug-ins, CLA Bass features a small selection of core processors with these six processors being fundamental to getting bass guitars sounding solid, fast. Watch the video to hear how Waves CLA Bass tightens a busy funk style bass guitar part in a big ballad production.
Visit the Waves website for more information on CLA Bass