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Customer Reviews 122 Reviews

4.02 out of 5 stars

by S. Tanner (7/25/2015):

Before I used the GuitarRig5 Bass-Amp. But the Softube® Bass Amp Room is one star… Read more

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Overview

Softube® Amp Room Bundle

Key Features

  • The ultimate collection of Softube Amp Room plug-ins for UAD-2 and Apollo hardware
  • Vintage Amp Room showcases three iconic guitar amps from the 1960s
  • Metal Amp Room adds raw, aggressive metal guitar sounds to any recording
  • Bass Amp Room delivers the dead-on sound of a classic 1970s bass amp
  • Developed for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform by Softube
  • Requires UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface, available from authorized dealers worldwide

Read full features & specs

The Complete Collection of Softube’s World-Class Guitar and Bass Amp Models in a Single Money-Saving Bundle.
 
Developed by the highly regarded modeling engineers at Softube, the Amp Room Bundle brings an unrivaled collection of modern and vintage guitar amplifier models to your studio for tracking guitar and bass in real time with the Apollo audio interface,  or mixing / re-amping your tracks with UAD-2 DSP Accelerator hardware.

Track your guitar and bass parts with jaw-dropping amp tones and near-instant sub-2ms latency with the award-winning Apollo audio interface. Or re-amplify your recorded guitar and bass tracks with any UAD-2 DSP Accelerator to give them a completely different character by altering mic placement, modifying amp settings, and changing or bypassing cabinets. Create new and unusual sonic soundscapes by stacking multiple instances of one or several different amps.

Watch the overview video.

Vintage Amp Room
Vintage Amp Room’s three guitar amps — “White,” “Brown,” and “Green” — are meticulously modeled on three iconic 1960’s amps that have earned their place in music history. Better still, Amp Room lets you simply “click-and-drag” to audition amps and change the mic position via its 3D interface – moving the mic closer, changing the angle, etc. –  all of which can have a dramatic effect on your final sound.


Metal Amp Room
Metal Amp Room features a meticulously modeled execution of one of the most punchy, aggressive amps available — with a smooth, articulate high end, near-infinite sustain, and a super fast, super tight gate for palm muting. It includes two distinct 4 x 12” cabinet models and adjustable “click-and-drag” stereo mic setup.


Bass Amp Room
Clean and fat, distorted and aggressive, or anything in between, Bass Amp Room gives you a stunning 1970s bass amp model, and three different cabinets to choose from. It also serves up a DI section which can be EQ’ed, compressed, and shaped separately, and mixed in with the mic’d cabinet sound for maximum versatility.


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Reviews

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  • Ronnie Vanucci

    The Killers

    "The UAD plug-ins allow us [The Killers] to get into the wheelhouse of the sounds of yesteryear. It's another instrument in the band these days."

    Jim James

    My Morning Jacket

    "The UAD Powered Plug-ins collection is such a great tool kit. So many tools under one roof and all at your fingertips in a fraction of a second."

    Ivan Barias

    (Musiq Soulchild, Faith Evans)

    “The UAD-2 is the 21st century musician's best friend."

    Darrell Thorp

    (Beck, Radiohead, Charlotte Gainsbourg)

    "Knowing the abilities of the DSP and the incredible quality and tonality of the plug-ins, the UAD-2 has become such a first response tool in my everyday recording and mixing."

    Peter Kirn

    Create Digital Music

    "It’s difficult to describe UA’s plug-ins until you’ve tried them. It’s a bit like having chocolate sauce at your disposal, sonically speaking."

  • Garrett Haines

    (Tape Op Magazine)

    "Universal Audio’s achievements in capturing the sonics of equalization, transformers, and control interaction need to be recognized. This goes beyond software models; they’re getting to the heart of the gear."

    Matt Knobel

    (Lenny Kravitz)

    "The family of effects that I have with my UAD-2 is incomparable with any other when it comes to working in the box yet having an 'out of boxy experience'."

    Garrett "Jacknife" Lee

    (R.E.M., The Cars)

    "I @#$%ing love my UAD-2 card! Doing my first proper mix [The Cars] with it. Wow! How did i do without it?"

    Jose Cancela & Amy Marie Beauchamp

    (HBO Sports, NFL, NBA)

    “The UAD-2 has time and time again given sterile samples warmth, depth and brilliance."

    Paul Moak

    (Third Day, Matthew Mayfield)

    "The flexibility is priceless and has won me over on UAD for life. Thanks for making a great product!"

  • Jono Buchanan

    Future Music (UK)

    "The accuracy & quality of [UA's] recent additions [shows] their recreations of classic hardware are only improving."

    Greg Parkin

    (Capitol Studios & Mastering)

    “It is fitting that UA continues to provide a platform for our engineers to innovate."

    Hank Shocklee

    (Public Enemy)

    “I like to use the UAD plug-ins to their extremes and push them to get the crazy sound I use to set my productions apart."

    Ivan Barias

    (Musiq Soulchild)

    "UAD is my new secret weapon in the studio. I get everything to sound the way I always wanted, way before the mixing."

    Ivan Barias

    (Keyshia Cole, 2Pac)

    "Before UAD life in the studio was like television before HD. Everything sounds incredibly detailed now."

  • John Paterno

    (Los Lobos, Bonnie Raitt)

    "This [UAD-2] is a 'game changer' for me ... The sound, responsiveness, and detail [of the plug-ins] are great!"

    Nathaniel Kunkel

    (Lyle Lovett, Nirvana)

    "With the UAD-2, UA has provided something that I have been missing from my plugs for a long time: inspiration."

    J.J. Blair

    (Rod Stewart, George Benson)

    "I was never into mixing completely in the box until I started using UAD cards ... I'm loving it more and more."

    Jim Dalrymple

    (The Loop)

    "[I use] the Fairchild Compressor, Neve 1081, Neve 1073, LA-2A and the 1176 Compressor. They all give you something different."

    Eli Janney

    (Wilco, Wheat)

    "I’m heavily into the [UAD-2] cards. They just sound really, really good ... the new cards give you a lot of horsepower."

  • Jim Dalrymple

    (Macworld)

    "While there are a lot of plug-in choices [on the market], I have found none better than Universal Audio."

    Vance Powell

    (The Raconteurs, Jars of Clay)

    "The UAD-2 is the first plug-in set that replaces gear I own, hardware-wise, and that's a big deal."

    John Baccigaluppi

    (TapeOp Magazine)

    "[With the UAD-2] ... everything worked perfectly with the sonic quality we’ve come to expect from the UAD series."

    Nathaniel Kunkel

    (Sting)

    "I use my UAD cards every time I mix ... the quality of the plug-ins make mixing 'in the box' not only easier, but really fun."

    Frank Filipetti

    (Carly Simon, Korn)

    "I don't need anything else to mix with, other than the UAD plug-ins. Everything else I use is hardware."

  • Gavin Monaghan

    (The Twang)

    "I'd never even think of tackling a session without UAD plug-ins."

    Charlie Clouser

    (NIN, "Saw" Soundtracks)

    "The UAD-2 provides so much DSP that I can really lay the plug-ins on thick without giving it a second thought"

    Nathaniel Kunkel

    (James Taylor, Lyle Lovett)

    "The thing that I feel no one's really talking about is that this [the UAD-2] is a paradigm shift."

    Elliot Mazer

    (Neil Young)

    "I can mix anyplace with my UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop. I get to use the same UAD plug-ins on my portable that I use on my big MacPro."

    Stuart Price

    (The Killers)

    "You judge [the UAD-2] by how many people you recommend it to, and everyone I have worked with has now gone and got one."

  • Ryan West

    (Kanye West, T.I., T-Pain)

    "I'm not sure what mathematical voodoo they do over there [at UA], but I like it and I won't mix without it."

    David Grissom

    (Mellencamp, Buddy Guy)

    "The UAD-2 plug-ins have become the backbone of my mixes ... I've been able to eliminate my console altogether."

    Frank Filipetti

    (James Taylor, Rod Stewart)

    “I wish more companies paid attention to what you guys are doing at UA ... it's right on the money."

    Ulrich Wild

    (Pantera)

    "The new UAD-2 cards are extremely powerful ... I completely abandoned analog gear for mixing and I rely heavily on this system"

    Hank Shocklee

    (Public Enemy)

    "I can surely say that working with the UAD family of plug-ins has greatly increased the sound of my projects"

  • Rik Simpson

    (Coldplay)

    "The sound of the UAD software is the closest thing in analog modeling ... it actually sounds like the real gear."

    Frank Filipetti

    (Carly Simon)

    "I go to my UAD plug-ins just as naturally as I do any hardware ... UAD is now an essential part of my mixing arsenal"

    Paul Moak

    (Third Day, Matthew Mayfield)

    "As an analog junkie and an audiofile, this [UAD-2] is the best of both worlds for me."

    Ryan Hewitt

    (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

    "So now I have my UAD on everything, and I'm using the EMT 140 and the EMT 250 as effects. It's so much easier."

    Neil Mclellan

    (TapeOp)

    "I've recommended the UAD platform to all of my friends, and once they heard it, there was no looking back."

  • John Paterno

    (Los Lobos, Bonnie Raitt)

    "The sound of these [UAD Powered Plug-Ins] will definitely change the way I approach mixing in the computer."

    D. James Goodwin

    (The Bravery)

    "I decided to sell my hardware SPL TD4, and my vintage dbx 160 rack, because the UAD became my go-to choice. Bravo to UA"

    Paul White

    (Sound On Sound)

    "UA has given their UAD-2 platform extra appeal with yet more accurate recreations of classic studio hardware ..."

    D. James Goodwin

    (The Bravery)

    "UAD plug-ins are my new benchmark for how processors should sound, look, and function.”

    Paul White

    (Sound On Sound)

    "[Cooper Time Cube, EMT 250, or FATSO] ... for the real vintage character, I don't think UA have any rivals at the moment."

  • J.J. Blair

    (Rod Stewart, George Benson)

    "Way to go, Universal Audio! Thanks for helping me achieve the sounds in the box that I really want to hear."

    D. James Goodwin

    (The Bravery)

    "When I finally decided to try the UAD platform, I was immediately floored by the realism. These things sounded amazing."

    Ed MacFarlane

    (Friendly Fires)

    "[I use] the 6176 as my preamp & compressor, and I've been using the UAD plug-ins once the track's in the computer."

    JR Hutson

    (Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild)

    "[Once] I got the UAD Powered Plug-Ins, I can get things so much closer to what they're supposed to sound like."

    Jim Dalrymple

    (The Loop)

    "I find that the UA plug-ins allow me to control that [dynamic] range of frequencies better than anything else."

  • Frederick Norén

    (Sound on Sound)

    "[For DSP-based systems]...the UAD2 platform is a good alternative, with great-sounding, humanely priced plug-ins."

    Roy Davis Jr.

    "A mix is not complete without UAD Powered Plug-Ins on it!!!"

    Justin Niebank

    (Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts)

    “[W]hen you came out with the UAD-2, I jumped on that, even before the software came out. I adore it.”

    Eli Crews

    (Electronic Musician)

    "With the UAD-2, Universal Audio has made one of the most attractive plug-in families even harder to live without."

    Jason Blum

    (Remix Magazine)

    "The only thing better than UAD plug-ins is more of them."

  • Cian Ciaran

    (Super Furry Animals)

    "[With the UAD-2] It's like having the right tools to do the right job ... Because you know all the gear's quality."

    Craig Anderton

    (EQ Magazine)

    "The UAD concept [is] the 21st century equivalent of a rack of special-purpose processors ... maybe even an entire mixer."

    Craig Anderton

    (Keyboard)

    "The UAD-2 is much more powerful than the original ... the UAD concept is no longer to just replace a few cool pieces of gear"

    Paul Vnuk, Jr.

    (Recording Magazine)

    "The UAD-2 ... is a huge improvement over everything that made the UAD-1 the leader in its class."

    Mike Senior

    (Sound on Sound)

    "Universal Audio are a force to be reckoned with in terms of the quality of their audio processing"

  • Mike Senior

    (Sound On Sound)

    "UAD-2 is an enormous leap forward from the UAD-1"

    Rob James

    (Resolution Magazine)

    "[UAD Powered Plug-Ins] have more character than many native or TDM plug-ins, while being a great deal more affordable."

    Barry Rudolph

    (Mix Magazine)

    "The UAD-2 breaks all the UAD-1's limitations ... it's a dream come true for all DAW users.”

    Craig Anderton

    (EQ Magazine)

    "It's the strikingly realistic, and musical, emulations of vintage (and not so vintage) gear [that hooks people on the UAD-2]."

    Future Publishing

    (MusicRadar.com)

    "Offering several times the power of the UAD-1, this powered plug-in system is very impressive."

  • Andy Hong

    (TapeOp)

    "I'd have to say that the UAD plug-ins blow similar TDM plug-ins out of the water"

    Jono Buchanan

    (Future Music UK)

    "It's now possible to turn your DAW into a full Neve console, for a fraction of the cost of a real desk."

    David Riggs

    "There is a God and he uses the UAD plugins. The best set of plug-ins anywhere. Period."

    Carmen Rizzo

    "I make a living with the UA plug-ins, because I use them every single day on every session."

    Matt Boudreau

    (Keith Urban)

    "The bottom line is, it's got so much more power ... it allowed me to use whatever plug-in I wanted, whenever I wanted"

  • Matt Knobel

    (Lenny Kravitz)

    "With the UAD-2 , you put it on and it sounds like a Fairchild. It makes it so much easier to get what you're looking for."

    Geoff Sanoff

    (Pro Sound News)

    "I keep saying to people that plug-ins are only going to get better, and UAD keeps proving me right."

    Mike Senior

    (Sound on Sound)

    "The UAD-2 gives access to some of the best-sounding analogue emulation plug-ins available ... a mouth-watering prospect."

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    Best Bass beast!
    by S. Tanner(Saturday 25 July, 2015)

    Before I used the GuitarRig5 Bass-Amp. But the Softube® Bass Amp Room is one star more in my ears. On the next TELL-Album all the bass will run it and it will rock! http://tellrock.com Read More

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    by P. Helsdon(Saturday 25 July, 2015)

    I am currently demoing this. It has options not found in Friedman, Engle or Plexi. BUT also the 'Green Amp' does not sound nearly close to my personal Vox AC15, tracked with a U87. I am torn right now. This plugin definitely leaves Cubase 8 OEM 'Amp Sim' etc. in the dust. I have the… Read More

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    Very nice for tracking extreme metal!
    by C. Steen(Thursday 4 June, 2015)

    This is my go-to plugin for tracking extreme metal guitarists! It just sounds great and have loads of low-end, and you know how guitar players in this genre feel about low-end. I wouldn't use it on a record, but for tracking DI-signals, it's more that enough. Read More

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    WOAW!
    by T. Liljegren(Tuesday 19 May, 2015)

    The way this one pulls through the mix is breath taking. When u solo it - it sounds dirty and weird but then in the big mix it fits perfect and doin the job at 100%. Can't live without it! A must buy! One of my favorite UAD plugins of all time! Thanx a lot, Softube! Read More

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    Nice clean sound
    by M. Herrmannstorfer(Thursday 7 May, 2015)

    The Vintage Amp Room in "Brown" Fender-Twin-like mode gives me the best clean sound of all the amp sims I've tried so far... Read More

$299.00

Features & Specs

Features

  • The ultimate collection of Softube Amp Room plug-ins for UAD-2 and Apollo hardware
  • Vintage Amp Room showcases three iconic guitar amps from the 1960s
  • Metal Amp Room adds raw, aggressive metal guitar sounds to any recording
  • Bass Amp Room delivers the dead-on sound of a classic 1970s bass amp
  • Developed for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform by Softube
  • Requires UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface, available from authorized dealers worldwide

See the UAD Instance Chart here

Parameter Specifications

General
  • Click and drag amplifiers sideways to switch between amps
  • Click and drag microphone back and forth to set angle and distance
  • Click Amp Bypass in lower right corner to bypass amplifier
  • Click Cab Bypass in lower right corner to bypass cabinet
$299.00

Docs

Softube Vintage Amp Room Manual

Softube Bass Amp Room Manual

Softube Metal Amp Room Manual

Apollo Software Manual (Thunderbolt)

Apollo Software Manual (FireWire)

UAD Plug-Ins Manual

UAD System Manual

UA Product Catalog

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