— New Partnerships Expand the UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins Platform—
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • October 20, 2011 — Universal Audio (UA), a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio recording hardware and software, is proud to announce new development partnerships with API and Thermionic Culture. These relationships will allow Universal Audio to expand the range of unique audio processing plug-ins for the popular UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform.
A recognized leader in the world of analog consoles and outboard gear, API has been building classic, time-tested signal processors for more than 40 years. With this new partnership, UA will be able to bring software emulations of coveted API products to UAD-2 platform users on Mac and PC.
Thermionic Culture (www.thermionicculture.com)
Manufactured and designed in the UK, Thermionic Culture is squarely focused on providing meticulously crafted, all-tube audio gear. With this new partnership, UA will be able to bring Thermionic Culture’s analog philosophy and distinctive sound to more engineers and producers worldwide.
"We're thrilled to welcome our new partners to the UA family," says Matt Ward, President of Universal Audio. "The legendary API signal processors and high-quality boutique products of Thermionic Culture both have something unique to offer UAD customers. We're looking forward to the products that develop from these partnerships."
About Universal Audio Inc.
Founded in 1999 by Bill Putnam Jr. and based in Scotts Valley, California, Universal Audio is best known for its vintage analog reproductions and advanced Digital Signal Processing technology, including the award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins Platform. The company is focused on merging the best of classic analog and modern digital technology. UA is devoted to this endeavor, following its rich recording heritage and motto, "Analog Ears. Digital Minds." www.uaudio.com.
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