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UVI Synthox | Review from Failed Muso

UVI Synthox is one of the six Vintage Legends instruments.       Review posted on December 24th 2012 on Failed Muso blog By Rob Puricelli     The reason I have chosen this as the second instrument to review is that it closely follows the same paradigm as the CS-M, in that it only

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UVI CS-M | Review from Failed Muso

UVI CS-M is one of the six Vintage Legends instruments.       Review posted on December 24th 2012 on Failed Muso blog By Rob Puricelli     During the 70s and early 80s, Yamaha produced a range of superb analog synths, based on what they had learned from the mind blowing uber synth, the

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Electro Suite | Review from Resident Advisor

  Posted on October 17th 2012 on Resident Advisor By Daniel Petry         The degeneration of the term “electro” may be one of the greatest musical tragedies of the last 30 years. In the ’80s, acts like Mantronix, Afrika Bambaataa and Newcleus made an important contribution to hip-hop culture and laid the

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String Machines | Review from Computer Music

Featured in Computer Music Magazine Autumn 2012 issue         Rate : 9 /10 More sampled vintage gear from the Gallic ROMpler masters, String Machines brings you over 70 sampled patches from 11 classic analogue string synths of the 70s and 80s. The 1.2GB ROM loads into the free UVI Workstation or MOTU

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The legends. Reborn. What’s next?

Once strongly impressed and inspired by THE massive legendary machines of yesteryear and those “classic” 80s sounds that defy time and country, UVI has created a special collection of vintage instruments with powerful tools and authentic sounds, strengthened by the mythical spirit. Emulation One, Emulation II, Darklight IIx and The Beast made these legends come

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The Beast | Review from Pro Tools Expert

Posted on October 15th 2012 on Pro Tools Expert By Russ Hughes        

IRCAM Prepared Piano | Review by Jean-Jacques Birgé

Posted on September 28th 2012 on Jean-Jacques Birgé’s blog By Jean-Jacques Birgé       I’ve always dreamed of a prepared piano. I’ve been fascinated with the Chant du Monde record by François Tusques when I was a teenager, before discovering the Sonatas and Interludes by John Cage in a collection of Harmonia Mundi, or

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IRCAM Prepared Piano | Review from Failed Muso

  ——————————————————————————————————————————————–   Posted on September 16th 2012 on Failed Muso blog By Rob Puricelli         I suppose it has to be said that the piano is a bit of a one trick pony. I mean, it has one sound set whose sounds can only be affected by the velocity with which

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Electro Suite | Beat Magazine interview with UVI Creative Manager

We are very proud that UVI Electro Suite has been rated 6/6 by Beat Magazine, one of the most renowned Electro & DJ mags, and has received the Beat Editor Choice in the October 2012 issue.   Read the exclusive interview by Beat with our UVI Creative Manager, Alain Etchart. About Electro Suite.   ——————————————————————————————————————————————–

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The Beast | New demo and review

The Beast, inspired by THE machine of luxury born in 1975 for the musical elite, is a diverse suite with a rich and expansive sonic range. This library embodies the timeless sound of vintage and luxury electronics. Let’s explore the power with two new audio demo by Scott Yahney and Christophe Michel, as well as

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