UltimateSoundBank UVI Electro Suite

Electro Suite runs within the powerful, included UVI Workstation engine (plug-in and standalone) and offers a set of five electro-orientated ROMplers.

This comprises a hybrid wavetable/analogue monosynth with step-sequencer, a two-oscillator polysynth, a drum machine (with afew analogue modelling synth elements), aloop player and a sweep generator.

The 4.5GB of samples behind the engine are up to USB's usual high standard: polished, beefy and genre-correct. Each instrument has its own custom interface, and everything is well-laid out.

The highlights for us are DrumShaper - particularly the kick drum section, which gives independent editing control over the attack, body and tail - and SweepMachine, which really is a one-stop shop for fully editable sweeps and risers.

The synths both sound awesome, too, and the only element we wouldn't particularly miss is the Mission Control construction kit loop player, which doesn't serve any real production purpose.

MusicRadar Rating

4.5 / 5 stars
Pros

Beautifully designed; excellent synths.

Cons

Not much.

Verdict

In short, very impressive!

Additional Requirements

PC: 2 GHz Pentium IV or better CPU; Mac: G4/G5 (1.5 GHz minimum) or Intel Mac

OS Requirements

Apple Mac OS X 10.4 or later Microsoft Windows XP or later

Platform

PC, Mac

RAM Required (GB)

1

Required Hard Disk Space (GB)

5

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