5-Minute UAD Tips: Thermionic Culture Vulture

Posted by Miles Stiler on July 17, 2014 11:26:57 PM PDT

The Thermionic Culture Vulture for UAD-­2 and Apollo interfaces is an exacting emulation of the legendary, one-­of­-a­-kind, valve distortion tool. By faithfully capturing its three distinct all-­valve circuit topologies, the Culture Vulture plug-­in offers everything from subtle thickening textures to over­-the-­top buzzsaw distortions.

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UAD Thermionic Culture Vulture Plug-In Trailer

Posted by Mason Hicks on July 8, 2014 5:09:39 PM PDT

The Thermionic Culture Vulture plug-in faithfully emulates all of the original hardware’s sonic proclivities and diabolical details, including its three distinct all-valve circuit topologies. Now, you can track and mix with the only authentic circuit emulation of this one-of-a-kind valve distortion tool with the Thermionic Culture Vulture plug-in for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces.

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Softube Valley People Dyna-mite Plug-In Trailer

Posted by Mason Hicks on July 8, 2014 4:57:34 PM PDT

Long considered a "secret weapon" by top engineers and producers, the Valley People Dyna-mite limiter/gate/expander is a legendary creative tool capable of extreme, yet musical, effects on a variety of sound sources. Designed in conjunction with Softube, the Dyna-mite plug-in is a dead-on emulation of this classic — even enigmatic — dynamics processor for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces.

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Softube Tonelux Tilt EQ Plug-In Trailer

Posted by Mason Hicks on July 8, 2014 4:29:40 PM PDT

Quickly mix as you go and strike while the inspiration is flowing with the Tonelux Tilt EQ plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces. Developed by Softube, the Tilt EQ models the entire electronic path of the Tonelux Tilt hardware designed by the legendary Paul Wolff, giving you an accelerated workflow for broad-stroke EQ sculpting to dial-in your mixes — fast.

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The Black Keys on Creating Hits with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by James Rotondi on June 24, 2014 8:27:51 PM PDT

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney detail their recording process and how UAD Powered Plug-Ins are essential to their careful balance of raunch and refinement.

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Mixing Volcano Choir's "Byegone" with UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Brian Joseph on June 24, 2014 7:18:37 PM PDT

Brian Joseph is a Grammy Award-winning mixer and recording engineer based in northern Wisconsin who has worked with the likes of Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, Phox, S. Carey, The Fray, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Kathleen Edwards, and Givers. Here, he details how he used UAD plug-ins to craft the drum sound on Volcano Choir's "Byegone" from the album Repave.

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5-Minute UAD Tips: Magnetic Tape Plug-In Bundle

Posted by Mason Hicks on June 9, 2014 8:13:45 PM PDT

The Magnetic Tape Plug-In Bundle for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces features the Ampex® ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder Plug-In and Studer® A800 Multichannel Tape Recorder Plug-In. Each of these classic tape machines bring warmth and cohesion to any kind of music. In this 5-Minute UAD Tips video, learn how to use the rich saturation and unique characteristics of  analog tape in your workflow.

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Stuart Price on Creating Hits for the Killers and Pet Shop Boys with Apollo & UAD Plug-Ins

Posted by Marsha Vdovin on May 27, 2014 9:45:24 PM PDT

With credits that include Madonna, Scissor Sisters, Pet Shop Boys, and the Killers, as well as albums with his own groups, Zoot Woman and Les Rythmes Digitales, Stuart Price has been an artistic force for over 18 years.

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“The Sound of ’73” - Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection

Posted by Mason Hicks on May 8, 2014 10:17:33 PM PDT

Aww yeah. Join mixing superstars Ed Cherney, Ryan Hewitt and David Isaac on a super '70s tour of the UAD Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection — a brain-bending new computer software plug-in from Universal Audio and AMS Neve Ltd. The new UAD Neve 1073 plug-in lets you color and EQ your mix with authentic Neve tone, including all 10 distinct clipping points from the vintage 1970's era hardware.

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