29 May · We discuss the magic of 1980s reverb, why it's still in use today, and the different ways to bring classic reverb sounds to your setup.
UAD - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about UAD? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
21 May · Which Minimoog plugins are best to recreate the sound of this legendary analogue synth? We look at some of the top emulations available.
17 May · The Hitsville EQ Collection is a pair of Motown emulations released with the UAD 10.1 software update and available for Apollo & Spark.
12 Apr · Leveling amplifiers have been used forever in the world of recorded music. We look at the different types, formats, and applications.
02 Apr · The SSL bus compressor is one of the most sought-after audio tools ever designed! We take a look at the different formats currently available.
30 Mar · Spark is UAD going full Native with its renowned plug-in effects and instruments on a USD 20 / mo subscription basis. It's shaping up well!
23 Mar · Universal Audio just published a teaser video regarding a mystery new product called Spark. The launch is scheduled for March 30, 2022.
12 Nov 2021 · UAD v9.15 adds elaborate emulations of two renowned vintage units - the AMS DMX 15-80 S digital delay and Manley tube preamp.
02 Oct 2020 · Need more creativity in your tracks? These tools can manipulate and mutilate your sounds in innovative new ways! Our Top 10 creative filter plug-ins will change your life (or at least your songs).
19 Sep 2019 · Switching to Thunderbolt 3, the new UAD-2 Satellite doesn't require a TB3 to Legacy TB adapter and cables for connection to Type-C ports, which brings convenience and removes a considerable expense.
07 Aug 2019 · The UAD 9.10.0 update spans a pair of rare tube compressors, enhancements to Apollo DSP functionality, 10 Sphere mic models and a hefty number of bug fixes among other things.
22 May 2019 · In addition to an updated Tube-Tech CL-1B MKII compressor, version 9.9 introduces a major addition to the line-up - Capitol Chambers. Not cheap, but there are some special sounds on offer here.
18 Aug 2018 · UAD has updated its ample collection of plug-ins to version 9.6, adding four new titles - one made in-house and three developed by partnering companies. These include a channel strip, a guitar amp & more!
18 May 2018 · Universal Audio has a new product under the spotlight, and this time it's not an audio interface. Rather, it's UAD-2 Live Rack, a powerhouse of an FX processor designed for live applications.
23 Dec 2017 · As 2017 nears its end, it's time to round up Gearnews' top 5 favorite plug-ins for this year. Putting this list together was difficult, for the past 12 months saw so many awesome releases!
16 Nov 2017 · With the latest 9.4 update to its DSP-bound plug-in suite, UAD is introducing new plug-ins from Softube, Brainworx, and Townsend labs, alongside an "exact recreation" of the Empirical Labs Distressor...