Costing upwards of $100,000, the dream machine of the ‘80s was unattainable by most. Used by countless prominent artists including Peter Gabriel, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Kate Bush, Herbie Hancock, Jean Michel Jarre, Thomas Dolby and many more, it remains a highly regarded and sought after instrument.
Suffering a fit of nostalgia as we often do, we decided to set about making a new instruments inspired by this legendary studio icon and we ended up making three: a digital synth, a digital drum machine, and a multi-phraser. Each instrument with its own unique quirks and personality, suited for different tasks, all with the raw, lo-fi character of the original machine. The result is an extremely fun and flexible set of instruments that gives new life to classic sounds and pushes these old voices into new sonic territory.
Immediate access to hundreds of sounds and instruments including: Bass, Brass, Bells, Strings, Guitar, Orchestral Hits, Synth, Drums, Percussion, FX, Keys, Piano, Organs, Winds, Reeds and Voices. Efficient and versatile control set allows for everything from quick tweaks to deep sonic exploration. Enjoy accurate reproduction of the original hardware's aliasing characteristics across 250+ ready-to-play presets. A multitude of effects, including Sparkverb™, allow you create sounds from your favorite cult records from the '80s or something totally new!
Let Darklight power your rhythm section as an '80s-style beatbox with built-in retro step sequencer. Featuring hundreds of authentic vintage drum and percussion sounds in one place. Includes 250+ sounds and 25 ready-to-play configurations that evoke pure '80s nostalgia. Utilize the per-instrument filters to sculpt your kit or draw from the included UVI effects to transform it.
A fun and creative twist on the digital sampling workstation, build and layer sounds to create your own loops and progressions with a distinct old-school digital flavor. Over 100 sounds available across 3 parts each with it's own featured sequencer lane. Create original melodies, loops, phrases, drones and more, all with that authentic vintage digital bite.
We’re partnering with our friends from Plugin Alliance to offer you this exceptional bundle: SPL Transient Designer Plus and Darklight IIx for only $79 / 79€ (reg. $348 / 348€)
Purchase & register Darklight IIx at uvi.net before April 1st, 2017 to receive a free copy of Plugin Alliance SPL Transient Designer Plus!
SPL TRANSIENT DESIGNER PLUS
The Indispensable Transient Tool Improved
In the late '90s, SPL revolutionized the recording and live sound industries with their introduction of the Transient Designer. Birthing a sea change in dynamics processing, the analog Transient Designer and its plugin counterpart both use SPL's Differential Envelope Technology to produce level-independent dynamics processing. Unlike compressors, Transient Designer can transparently shape the attack and sustain characteristics of sounds no matter their level—jet engine-loud or whisper-quiet, constant or fluctuating—and without the need to fiddle with threshold, attack and release controls.
Now, with the release of the next-generation Transient Designer Plus, this venerated industry staple has become even more powerful. The new plugin has all the straightforward ease-of-use and speed of the original but adds potent new features that expand its uses exponentially.
More info at www.plugin-alliance.com
|Size:||1.58GB (FLAC lossless encoding, was 2.3 in WAV)|
|Content:||3 Instruments, 284 Presets, 10,722 Samples|
|Sample Resolution:||44.1 kHz. Recording at 88.2 kHz|
|License:||3 activations per license on any combination of computer hard drive or iLok dongle|
|Supported Formats:||Audio Units, AAX, VST, Stand-alone|
|Tested and Certified in:||Digital Performer 8+, Pro Tools 11+, Logic 9+, Cubase 7+, Nuendo 6+, Ableton Live 8+, Studio One 2+, Garage Band 6, Maschine 1 & 2, Tracktion 4+, Vienna Ensemble 5, Reaper 4+, Sonar X3, Main Stage 3, MuLab 5.5+|
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