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Waves SSL Bundle Explained®

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  • Introduction 2:15

    Introduction

    In this video Michael explains all of the components that make up the Waves SSL Bundle., taking you through the EQ plug-in, both the E and the G series Channel Strips, and the G Master Buss Compressor. This is an overview that will help you understand what is included in the bundle and give you a solid foundation for the following videos.

  • The SSL EQ Plug-In 5:25

    The SSL EQ Plug-In

    What are all the functions of this wonderful EQ? Michael not only takes you through each knob and switch, but also explain what their functions are so that you're better equipped to use it in your mixes.

  • The SSL E & G Channel Strips 14:14

    The SSL E & G Channel Strips

    The first channel strip was the E channel strip, and about three years into the launch of the bundle the G Channel strip was added as an extra plug-in. There are some parts of the channel strips that are the same, however the consoles were different, so Michael explains what those differences are, and how best to use each plug-in to get the most out of your sound.

  • The SSL G Master Buss Compressor 3:05

    The SSL G Master Buss Compressor

    This plug-in emulates the master buss from the original 4000 series SSL Console which has a legendary sound. However, as this is a plug-in, and is not hard-wired and routed to a console, you get the benefit of using this amazing plug-in multiple times in a session. How best to use it? Michael shows you how.

  • SSL Session Workflow Pt. 1 14:09

    SSL Session Workflow Pt. 1

    In this 2 part video, Michael goes through using all the four plug-ins in a recording session for a song. He shows what instruments and tracks they're used on, explains why he chose the specific plug-ins, and how they benefit the tracks in question. Although the viewer may have different opinions on the sound and how to best use these plug-ins, this video will still be very beneficial and leave you much better equipped to go into the studio knowing what this bundle is capable of.

  • SSL Session Workflow Pt. 2 13:52

    SSL Session Workflow Pt. 2

    In this 2 part video, Michael goes through using all the four plug-ins in a recording session for a song. He shows what instruments and tracks they're used on, explains why he chose the specific plug-ins, and how they benefit the tracks in question. Although the viewer may have different opinions on the sound and how to best use these plug-ins, this video will still be very beneficial and leave you much better equipped to go into the studio knowing what this bundle is capable of.

  • SSL Bonus Video 3:02

    SSL Bonus Video

    In this last short video Michael shows you a very easy trick in Pro Tools that will give you the most 'SSL Sound' and saturation without clipping or overloading your levels.

Product Overview


The Waves SSL Bundle undoubtedly brought mixing in the box to a new level. But do you really know all there is to know about these outstanding plug-ins? Enter Michael Pearson Adams, former North American product specialist for Waves Michael shows you all the features and functions and reveals some info that very few are aware of about these fantastic studio staples.

Michael starts off with an introduction that prepares you for the coming videos and then jumps right in to the first plug-in tutorial about the SSL EQ. Next up are the SSL E & G Channel Strips which Michael shows in-detail, including different routings within the plug-in and how to use in different situations. Michael then unveils the legendary G Master Buss Compressor and all that it can do for your tracks. Continuing on, Michael presents 2 videos on using all the SSL plug-ins in a session, on all the different tracks, such as drums, vocals, bass and more. Last but not least, Michael gives you a bonus video on a little known trick to really saturate the plug-in, getting that "SSL Sound" without clipping the track!

If you use these awesome plug-ins, or are wanting to know what they can do before you purchase them, this series is the one for you. Learn all about the legend, watch "Waves SSL Bundle Explained" today.


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