Video: Original U-He Bazille Plastic Guitar Patch + XKey Air + Surface Pro 4

My hunt for virtual synths that work well with the pen and Surface Pro 4 continues. I'm happy to report that the using the pen to patch cables with amazing modular Bazille by U-HE works great. Watch this video of a patch I made over my morning coffee. Also, the CME Xkey Air 25 paired... Continue Reading →

I Contributed a Review of U-HE Bazille Over on the Cycling ’74 Blog and Newsletter

FYI - I am honored to have contributed to this post over on Cycling '74's blog and newsletter. Check it out the review here  You can see their newsletter and subscribe here. 

Catching Up With Sonic Encounters Podcast – Episodes 005-007

It's been a while since I mentioned my soundscape podcast Sonic Encounters so I thought I'd catch you up on a few episodes. FYI - you can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes, or use this RSS Feed for your favorite podcatcher. Detailed show notes for each episode including notes on synths I used and production techniques at Continue Reading →

Patching U-HE Bazille – Initiating Transmission

Watch embedded video. I'm working on some new original presets from INIT with U-HE Bazille. I'll be adding these drones as sources for Ableton Sampler and NI Absynth for for my upcoming set at the Miss American Vampire -- The Night Before Halloween show on Oct 30th at the Walnut Room in Denver. My set will be... Continue Reading →

Patching U-HE Bazille: #01 FM Shred Demo

I’ve been playing around with the demo of Bazille which just released and thought I’d share a little experiment to help illustrate how basic patching works. Click the image above to pop it up in another windows. In this patch called “FM Shred” I’m using OSC 2 to frequency modulate OSC1. Here it is step-by-step... Continue Reading →

u-he Releases BAZILLE 1.0 – A Modular Synthesizer Plugin

u-he released their new modular synthesizer plugin today - BAZILLE 1.0. We are happy to announce the release of Bazille 1.0 for Mac OS X and Windows (VST2, AU & AAX formats - 32bit & 64bit). Here is a demo video. Bazille is a large modular system combining digital oscillators with analogue-style filters and... Continue Reading →

U-HE Bazille: Public Beta + 30% Discount + First Patch + How To Video

I mentioned in an earlier post that U-HE was about to release Bazille. Good news – it’s now in public beta. You can get the beta here U-HE is also offering a discount while the instrument is in beta. If you're amazed by what you hear, you can purchase Bazille now at a 30%... Continue Reading →

First Screenshot, Feature List, and Sneak Preview Videos for U-HE Bazille Modular FM and Phase Distortion Synthesizer

  U-HE just posted a screenshot of their forthcoming synth Bazille on their Facbook page today (click the image above to see a full-sized screenshot.. The KVR page was also updated with a list of features and  and listed price as $129 Bazille is a modular FM and Phase Distortion Synthesizer. It's modular engine... Continue Reading →

What Will U-He Announce at Musikmesse 2013?

I just saw this on KVR - - we'll showcase Bazille 1.0 (to be released in June/July) - we'll showcase Satin (tape machine emulation, due in May) - we might showcase Presswerk, a massive compressor (ui pending) - we'll have a Digital oscillator module for Diva - we'll have a new "Uhbie" filter module... Continue Reading →

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