Waves have introduced a rent-to-own system for their mixing plugins. The new infastructure called Flex allows Waves users and wannabe users to pay $19.99 a month to 'rent' 10 plugins from the mixing giants. For a limited time you can also add three more plugins to your package, taking the total to 13. After 24 months of renting the plugs, they are then yours to own and users can unsubscribe, or add more plugins to their package and continue renting.
It's nothing new to the pro audio world with Slate Digital and others opting for the renting option, as subscription models continue to dominate all aspects of music. Waves are creators of some the most popular plugins on the planet so lowering the entry-level will no doubt be great news for bedroom producers everywhere. Subscribe here.
If they're still out of your budget, Ableton just introduced eight free new devices for their popular DAW.
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