Waves Audio has introduced at AES2016 Convention in Los Angeles (booth 721) three new plugins:
Abbey Road Vinyl
Waves Abbey Road Vinyl plugin is a precise model of Abbey Road Studios’ vinyl cutting and mastering gear, that offers the vintage warmth of vinyl records played on classic turntables and needles.
- Add authentic vintage vinyl sound to your tracks
- Precise model of the classic vinyl mastering gear at Abbey Road Studios
- Choose between a pure acetate cut or the print master pressing from the factory, played back on different turntables and needles
- Add noise and crackle
- Control tone arm location for variable frequency response/distortion
- Add wow and flutter
- Control and shape phase distortion
- Apply slow-down/stop turntable mechanism
Greg Wells ToneCentric
Waves Greg Wells ToneCentric is musical harmonic enhancer plugin that can be used to add fitness and presence to individual tracks or entire mixes.
This new plugin is part of the Waves Signature Series created in collaboration with Greg Wells, multiple GRAMMY®-nominated producer, musician and mixing engineer.
- Harmonic enhancement plugin
- Created with producer, songwriter & mixing engineer Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, OneRepublic, Mika, Twenty One Pilots)
- For use in the studio or live
- User-friendly single-knob control
Primary Source Expander (PSE)
Primary Source Expander (PSE) is a new plugin capable of reducing microphone gain levels between musical phrases and enjoying more gain before feedback. Also, it can be used to reduced stage noise without affecting your source’s original tone. With PSE you can ensure that your mics are as loud and noise-free as they can be.
- Reduces feedback and stage or background noise.
- Smoothly attenuates levels when source drops below the user-defined threshold.
- User-friendly GUI for quick operation – set and forget.
- Internal and external sidechain with HP/LP filters.
- Ability to control the release time.
Currently, we don’t have any info about the price or when these plugins will be officially released, so keep your eyes peeled on the ProducerSpot website for further details.