AcousticSamples Sunbird – Review

AcousticSamples Sunbird – Review

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  • Posted on December 7, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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Maybe it’s my generation, but I certainly remember that when I was a kid, me and all my mates wanted to play guitar. If you were going to be a rock and roll star, guitar was where it was at. At least that is what the 5 or 6 year old version of me used […]

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UVI Falcon – Review

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  • Posted on November 25, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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When I see the enormity, proliferation and acceptance of ‘mega’, ‘all-in-one’ software instruments, I see it is a clear indication of how far software synthesizers have come. And I have personally come a long way too, when it comes to software synthesis. My opinion of it has completely changed since the day I won the […]

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UVI EGP | Electric Grand – Review

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  • Posted on January 18, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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Some years ago, a rather enthusiastic, and somewhat giddy, Steve Howell (Hollow Sun) popped up in my Messenger application and proceeded to get all excited about his latest project. The fog of time has clouded the exact details somewhat, but I got roped in to broker the deal and acquisition of a Yamaha CP70 and […]

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UVI Vintage Vault – Review

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  • Posted on January 13, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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There seems to be a growing trend amongst software instrument developers in recent years of bundling their goods up into an “ultimate” package and offering that package at a considerable discount to their customers over the combined prices of the individual, component items. This has a number of effects. Firstly, the user community tend to […]

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UVI release Mello, free for a limited time!

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Three of my favourite words. UVI FREE MELLOTRON So when these words can be used together, this makes me happy! A couple of weeks ago, UVI, sample library creators extraordinaire, announced the release of Mello, a compact library based on the legendary Mellotron and designed for use with either their free UVI Workstation or the […]

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UVI launch WaveRunner, Virharmonic release ‘Voices of Prague’.

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  • Posted on August 6, 2013 - 8:11 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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Not content with delivering us consistently awesome sample libraries covering legendary instruments of the past, UVI have just launched their latest effort, WaveRunner, and this time it’s the turn of the legendary PPG Wave and the Waldorf range of wavetable based instruments. Here’s the blurb… A multitude of synths, drum machines and rare prototypes of […]

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So much new stuff!!

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  • Posted on June 22, 2013 - 12:12 am
  • By Rob Puricelli
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My day job now has me flying all over the world and eating into what little spare time I have so things seem to be accumulating on the back burner for me to review or just simply comment on. So, here’s some of the stuff that has happened recently that I hope to get around […]

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UVI’s UVX-3P – Review

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  • Posted on May 27, 2013 - 3:26 pm
  • By Rob Puricelli
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In the first days of 1984, I started at, what was to be, my third and final high school in as many years. Circumstance had led me to make and remake friends more often than most kids, at what is normally a difficult time to do such a thing. And, because of this, I often […]

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UVI Announce ‘Digital Synsations’ Library

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  • Posted on April 11, 2013 - 7:52 pm
  • By Failed Muso
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At least once a year, I apologise for a lack of activity and here’s the first such apology for 2013! Last year I took on a new day job and things have ramped up of late, the upshot of which has seen me flying here, there and everywhere. America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. […]

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UVX-3P from UVI – Incoming!

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  • Posted on February 28, 2013 - 7:38 pm
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Hot on the heels of their fabulous Vintage Legends collection, UVI officially released the latest in their ever increasing line of superbly recreated classic synths, this time taking a veritable gem of a keyboard and giving it the UVI treatment. The keyboard in question is a Roland JX-3P, considered by many to be an analogue […]

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