Signature Series Bass and Drums from Waves is a bundle of plug-ins for treating bass and drums, delivering nine custom processing chains created in collaboration with Chris Lord-Alge, Eddie Kramer, Jack Joseph Puig, and Tony Maserati. The bundle includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves CLA Bass - Bass Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
CLA Bass from Waves is a plug-in that aids in processing bass content and helps in establishing a firm foundation for a song or track. It includes six essential effects - bass, treble, compression, sub, distortion, and chorus/flange. The software covers whatever style of bass is required, and the plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves CLA Drums - Drums Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
CLA Drums from Waves is an easy-to-use plug-in that can be used to enhance any kind of drum tracks. Six modes are provided for the common drum kit components, and three color-coded presets are available for controlling bass EQ, treble EQ, compression, reverb, and a noise gate.
A phase switch allows for finding the best setting for the kit, and individual faders provide control over the amount of each effect. The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves Eddie Kramer Bass Channel - Bass Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
The Eddie Kramer Bass Channel from Waves is a plug-in designed to achieve a fat bass sound with a lot of presence, that cuts through a mix without being overbearing. By accentuating the low-mid frequencies, the plug-in allows the bass part to be heard clearly, even at low volumes on small speakers.
Aside from EQ, and compression, the software provides two input modes, Bass1 and Bass2. Bass1 is less compressed for a more dynamic sound that has room to breathe, while Bass2 delivers a more aggressive sound with increased compression. The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves Eddie Kramer Drum Channel - Drum Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
The Eddie Kramer Drum Channel from Waves is a plug-in that features Eddie Kramer's favorite processor settings for achieving his signature sounding drum tracks. Whether bigger than life drum sounds are required or something drier or heavily squashed, the plug-in can deliver.
Since there are individual modes for each drum that makes up a standard kit, it's possible to mix things and to create custom hybrid drum kits, using favorite elements from each. The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves JJP Bass - Bass Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
JJP Bass Native from Waves is a plug-in featuring Jack Joseph Puig's favorite bass processor settings for treating bass tracks. Since every track is different, he provides a variety of choices, from creating a great bottom, to delivering something with more mid-range that cuts through a mix, or as a sub enhancer for the drums of a hip hop track.
Aside from EQ and compression, the main components of the plug-in include edge, attack, width, sub, presence, and length controls. A choice of three input modes is also provided, which includes simulating a DI input, a mic'ed up amplified bass, or inputting a synth bass. The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves JJP Cymbals & Percussion - Percussion Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
JJP Cymbals & Percussion from Waves is a plug-in featuring Jack Joseph Puig's favorite percussion processor settings for treating percussion tracks. There are many things that can be achieved with processing just the cymbals and percussion that are often overlooked.
Add some lo-fi effects to fatten up shakers, take out the mid-range on tambourines to make them sound brighter, or add some dirt and distortion to make them sound grittier. And boost the high end to enhance the shimmer of the cymbals, or compress them hard to bring out other aspects of their sound.
Aside from EQ and compression, the main components of the plug-in include ambience, attitude, punch, and tone. A choice of six cymbal and percussion modes is also provided which includes hi-hats, overheads, room, tambourine, shaker, and loops. The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves JJP Drums - Drum Processing Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
JJP Drums from Waves is a plug-in featuring Jack Joseph Puig's favorite drum processor settings for treating drum tracks. The software takes care of all the usual drum processing duties such as adding snap to a snare, or giving the kick more bottom, but it also takes care of many more of the facets that allow a song to come alive.
Aside from EQ, compression, and a gate, the main components of the plug-in include attack, sustain, attitude, punch, sub, and verb. A choice of five drum modes is also provided that includes Kick In, Kick Out, SNR Top, SNR Bottom, and Toms.
Waves Maserati B72 - Bass Phattener Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
The Maserati B72 Bass Phattener from Waves is an all-in-one bass processing chain plug-in. Using the DI setting on an electric or acoustic bass can enhance the instrument's roundness, while keeping it lively throughout the song. The synth setting on the other hand delivers thickness, stereo spread, and harmonic flavor.
The Maserati B72 provides controls for input and output levels as well as knobs for bass and treble control. In synth mode, tone and FX controls allow for emulating the warmth of vintage synths. The plug-in can operate in either insert or send mode, allowing for a variety of chain processing options.
The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.
Waves Maserati DRM - Drum Slammer Plug-In (Native/SoundGrid, Download)
Maserati DRM from Waves is live or programmed drum track enhancing software, featuring Tony Maserati's settings for making tracks cut through a thick mix. The "Drum Slammer" works for a wide variety of drum sounds and includes controls for bass and treble EQ, plus a "snap" control which modifies the transient component of the drum sounds.
Seven drum types can each be adjusted, including bass drum, snare top, snare bottom, high hat, toms, overhead and room tones. The plug-in includes both Native and SoundGrid licenses.