Universal Audio (UA), a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio recording hardware and software based in Scotts Valley, Calif., announces new development partnerships with API and Thermionic Culture. These relationships will allow Universal Audio to expand the range of unique audio processing plug-ins for its UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform.
A recognized leader in the world of analog consoles and outboard gear, API has been building classic, time-tested signal processors for more than 40 years. With this new partnership, UA will be able to bring software emulations of coveted API products to UAD-2 platform users on Mac and PC.
Manufactured and designed in the UK, Thermionic Culture focuses on providing meticulously crafted, all-tube audio gear. With this new partnership, UA will be able to bring Thermionic Culture’s analog philosophy and distinctive sound to more engineers and producers worldwide.
"We're thrilled to welcome our new partners to the UA family," says Matt Ward, President of Universal Audio. "The legendary API signal processors and high-quality boutique products of Thermionic Culture both have something unique to offer UAD customers. We're looking forward to the products that develop from these partnerships."