Audio software plug-in manufacturer Waves Ltd. has introduced aCD-based interactive course titled Production-Mixing-Mastering withWaves, written by Anthony Egizii. The course includes seven CDs(for either Mac or PC) and contains audio sessions files for use on allpopular audio editing software. The course teaches Digital AudioWorkstation users how to master the signal processing tools that shapethe sound of hit songs, films and shows. In addition, there is a 14-daycomplimentary Waves software demo set of programs for the user toinstall on their system.
End users can listen to and experiment with five professionallymixed tracks using Waves proprietary plug-ins and browse the settingsof each individual instrument used in the songs. Also included is acomprehensive demonstration of how Waves plug-ins function within amix, covering everything from equalizers, compressors, reverbs, delays,choruses and creative effects to vintage modeled EQs, compressors andreverbs. The CD guides the user through the process of how the songswere arranged and produced, while explaining various techniques used inthe production process.
MSRP: $80; available at authorized Waves dealers or www.waves.com.