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 — Acclaimed Softube Amp Room Plug-Ins Transform UA’s Apollo Interface Into a Professional Low-Latency Guitar and Bass Recording System  —


SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • January 24, 2013Universal Audio (UA), a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is pleased to announce the debut of Softube’s Vintage Amp Room, Metal Amp Room, Bass Amp Room, and Acoustic Feedback Deluxe plug-ins for theUAD Powered Plug-Ins platform andApollo High-Resolution Audio Interface.


With the addition of renowned Softube Amp Room plug-ins to the UAD platform, owners ofUAD-2 DSP Accelerator hardware now have industry-leading guitar and bass amp modeling at their fingertips. And, when used with the award-winning Apollo Audio Interface, the Softube Amp Room plug-ins allow musicians and producers to jam, write, and record through stunning guitar or bass sounds with near-zero latency.


“We're delighted to see our very popular Amp Room products finding their way to the UAD platform,” says Softube Product Manager, Niklas Odelholm. “They are a perfect match for Apollo, where you can use Amp Room for directly recording guitar, bass, electric pianos, and other instruments through these world-class amplifiers.”


“It’s extraordinary to have Softube onboard as a UAD Direct Development partner, “ says UA CEO and Founder Bill Putnam, Jr. “The Amp Room plug-ins are truly best-in-class, and will put some very inspiring tools in the hands of UAD and Apollo users.”


Available as part of an upcoming UAD Software release, the following plug-ins and bundles will be available for purchase viaUA’s Online Store:


Softube Vintage Amp Room — $199US

  • Three versatile and classic vintage amps from the 1960s
    • White amp model delivers classic, distorted rock n’ roll grit
    • Brown amp model provides warm clean tones, breaking up at higher volumes
    • Green amp model offers chimey-to-distorted tones, plus vibrato/tremolo
    • Detailed speaker cabinet modeling with adjustable stereo mic positioning


Softube Metal Amp Room$149US

  • Extreme high gain amplifier model delivers burly, aggressive metal guitar sound
  • Two speaker cabinet models with fully adjustable stereo mic positioning
  • Fast, program-dependent one-knob noise gate — ideal for palm muting


Softube Bass Amp Room — $149US

  • Superior model of a versatile 1970s bass amplifier
  • Thick, solid preamp distortion and power amp distortion at extreme settings
  • Includes three distinctive speaker cabinets (Classic, Rocker, and Oddbird) with adjustable stereo mic positioning
  • Separate DI controls allow for blending of direct vs. amped signal


Softube Amp Room Bundle — $299US

  • 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 sound to any recording
  • Bass Amp Room delivers the dead-on sound of a classic 1970s bass amp


Softube Acoustic Feedback Deluxe — $149US

  • True physical modeling of rich, inspiring guitar feedback effect
  • Fully responsive to vibrato, bends, slides, and more
  • Simple controls for level, tolerance, harmonics and subharmonics
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