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21st Century Guitarist, Playing & Recording Guitar with Waves GTR

21st Century Guitarist, Playing & Recording Guitar with Waves GTR DVD

Contact: Clyne Media, Inc.
Tel: (615) 662-1616
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— eBook + audio sessions show how to unleash the power of Waves GTR —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, November 4, 2008 — Waves Audio and Sound.org announce the publication of 21st Century Guitarist, Playing & Recording Guitar with Waves GTR, a new OpenMix™ interactive DVD featuring an eBook by internationally-recognized music expert Craig Anderton. In 21st Century Guitarist, Anderton gives a user-friendly, easy-to-read guide to the use of GTR Solo, Waves’ highly acclaimed collection of modeled virtual amps, cabs and effects. GTR Solo gives users click-of-a-mouse access to the world’s most sought-after vintage and contemporary gear. 21st Century Guitarist and Waves GTR Solo are tailor-made for guitar players looking to turn their computers into processing powerhouses.

Featuring an introduction by famed guitar maker and GTR collaborator Paul Reed Smith, 21st Century Guitarist walks users through a complete recording session, opening up a whole new world of guitar sound possibilities. Specific topics include:
- Setting Up Hardware and Software
- Creating a Virtual Effects Rack
- Choosing the Perfect Mic and Cabinet
- Automating Amps and Effects
- Finding the Perfect Tone
- Harnessing the Power of MIDI Control
- Understanding Distortion, Compression, Equalization & More
- Rocking Out with GTR – Live and In the Studio

In addition to the eBook and accompanying session files, the package includes a demo version of Waves GTR Solo, as well as Reaper, a shareware audio host.

Compatible with all major PC & Mac DAW hosts, 21st Century Guitarist includes OpenMix Session Files for Pro Tools 7.4, Cubase 4.01, Abelton Live 7, Reaper 2.5, GarageBand / Logic 8 and Sonar 8. Like all OpenMix interactive courses, 21st Century Guitarist includes multi-track audio files for hands-on experience with in-depth in-the-box production techniques. Users will experience the entire process as it unfolds, track by track. OpenMix not only walks players through every step of the music-making process, but it also allows them to remix, re-master and add their own tracks to the source material.

21st Century Guitarist is available separately or bundled with the full version of GTR Solo. For more information, visit www.wavesgtr.com or www.sound.org.

About the Author:
Musician/author Craig Anderton is an internationally-recognized authority on music and technology. He has played on, produced or mastered more than 20 major label recordings, as well as written 25 books on musical electronics. Known for his ability to de-mystify complex technical topics, he has lectured on technology and the arts in 10 countries and 37 U.S. states and in three languages.

Doubling on guitar and keyboards, Craig did extensive pop music session work in New York in the 1970s and produced four albums by classical guitarist Linda Cohen. He has also mastered/recorded CDs by Argentinean classical guitarist Nestor Ausqui, harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh and various rock groups.

Craig is currently Editor-in-Chief of Harmony-Central® (www.harmony-central.com), as well as Executive Editor of EQ magazine. He maintains an active musical career doing mixing, mastering, video soundtracks and collaborating with Public Enemy’s Brian Hardgroove in the band EV2. Additionally, several of his recordings have appeared on dance music compilation CDs in Europe, where he occasionally guests with artists like Air Liquide and Dr. Walker.

For more information, check out www.craiganderton.com, or his Sound, Studio and Stage forum on www.harmony-central.com.

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About Waves Ltd.:
Waves is a leading provider of audio DSP solutions for professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets. Waves has fifteen years of expertise in the development of psycho-acoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge on the human perception of hearing to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of the world’s most popular music, movie soundtracks, and multimedia titles. Waves offers computer software solutions and hardware plus software solutions for the professional and broadcast markets. Waves also offers semiconductor with embedded software solutions under the Maxx brand for the consumer electronics audio applications. Waves’ Maxx technology dramatically enhances audio performance in consumer applications and has been licensed to several leading companies, including Motorola and Microsoft. For more information, visit the Waves web site at http://www.waves.com.

About Sound.org, Inc.:
Sound.org, Inc. is a publishing company dedicated to furthering the science of audio engineering and music production by expanding the knowledge of sound and its processes. Sound.org seeks to acquire, publish, and distribute innovative audio related books, training courses and other materials. Sound.org publishes creative interactive tutorials which allow people to mix their own music, as well as academic books on sound. For more information, visit www.sound.org.

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Waves Contacts:
North America Offices:

Waves, Inc., 2800 Merchants Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912;
Tel: 865-909-9200, Fax: 865-909-9245, Email: info@waves.com, Web: http://www.waves.com

Corporate Headquarters Israel:
Waves Ltd., Azrieli Center, The Triangle Tower, 32nd Floor, 132 Derech Petach-Tikva,
Tel-Aviv 67027, Israel; Tel: 972-3-608-4000, Fax: 972-3-608-4056, Email: info@waves.com,
Web: http://www.waves.com

Waves Public Relations:
Clyne Media, Inc., 169-B Belle Forest Circle, Nashville, TN 37221;
Tel: 615-662-1616, Fax: 615-662-1636, Email: robert@clynemedia.com,
Web: https://clynemedia.com

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