UVI Defcon - free VST/AU multitrack instrument plugin

Construct pro-sounding dance and urban tracks in no time with Defcon, a powerful multitrack instrument for PC and Mac created exclusively for Computer Music by plugin perfectionists UVI. Defcon is powered by the UVI Engine - the same sampling system that's behind a whole host aof other awesome UVI instruments such as Urban Suite, Electro Suite, Mello and many more.

Defcon houses six separate channels of pre-loaded track elements - three drum tracks, a bass track and two melodic phrases - sourced from some of UVI's finest dance and urban instruments. These tempo and key-synced tracks can be mixed and matched to craft modern and high-quality electronic tunes in a flash. Load unlimited effects inside the parent UVI Workstation 2 sampler, and even stack multiple instances.

Features and uses:

  • Mix and match six separate track elements - compile expert dance tracks quickly and easily
  • Inspiring collection of high-quality loops and sounds taken from four of UVI's finest collections
  • Tracks sync to both each other and your DAW, and melodic parts remain in key
  • Independently mix, level, pan, filter and transpose each element from Defcon's front panel
  • Housed in the powerful UVI Workstation 2 sampler - take advantage of its sound manipulation capabilities
  • Stack multiple instances, Split, Velocity and Key Switch functions
  • MIDI Learn function - get hands-on and assign physical knobs to Defcon's controls
  • Unlimited high-quality studio effects
  • Compose tracks in a flash or delve in further - perfect for beginners and pros alike
  • 32-/64-bit PC VST
  • 32-/64-bit Mac AU/VST

How to get Defcon:

Buy Computer Music magazine issue 201(CM201) and you can download Defcon right away.

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If you're a fan of Defcon, check out UVI's other creative instruments and high-quality sound collections. They range from classic analogue synth and drum machine emulations to expansive sound libraries and genre-based suites. Go and browse their versatile range here!

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