Audio software plug-in manufacturer Waves is introducing a CD-based Interactive Course titled Production-Mixing-Mastering with Waves, written by Anthony Egizii. The course includes seven CDs (for either Mac or PC) and contains audio sessions files for use on all popular audio editing software. Any Digital Audio Workstation user can benefit from the information contained within this CD course, which teaches how to master the signal processing tools that shape the sound of hit songs, films, and shows. In addition, there is a 14-day complimentary Waves software demo set of programs for the user to install on their system.
End users get to hear and experiment with five professionally mixed tracks using Waves proprietary plug-ins and browse the settings of each of the individual instruments that were used in the songs. Also included is a comprehensive demonstration of how Waves plug-ins offer a professional solution to create an outstanding mix, covering everything from Equalizers, Compressors, Reverbs, Delays, Choruses, and Creative effects, to vintage modeled EQs, Compressors, and Reverbs. The CD guides the user through the process of how the songs were arranged and produced, all the while imparting knowledge of the various techniques used in the production process. Production-Mixing-Mastering with Waves give the user the "inside track" on mastering the signal process techniques and tricks for professional production in contemporary musical styles, including R&B, Rock, Country, Alternative, and Urban.
Production-Mixing-Mastering with Waves is available in January 2004 with an MSRP of $40.00 through the Waves website, www.waves.com, or from an authorized Waves dealer.