Category: Synth: Zebra 2.x

Using Ableton Resampling to Distill Custom Zebra and Rayblaster Programs Into Octatrack (or any Sampler)

I've been invited to perform as part of a drone collective this Sunday a the Textures Ambient Showcase in Denver (Facebook invite). The show has these rules. 1) one synthesizer per player 2) all inputs into main mixer/pa (no indie rigs) 3) play single note holds only – focus is on sound manipulations & effects…

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U-HE Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Zebra by Releasing 2.7 Update Which Includes New Distortion Module and Parameter Locking Feature

U-HE Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Zebra by Releasing 2.7 Update Which Includes New Distortion Module. Here is what’s new. A new Distortion module Howard Scarr’s anniversary sound set AAX support for Pro Tools 10 & 11 Parameter locking feature. A recent feature added to all u-he plugins, parameter locking lets you stop the values…

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Sound Design and Workflow Tip: Make Better Use of the Stand-Alone FX Versions of Your Virtual Instruments

When I’m producing I use a lot of Ableton Live’s built-in FX. I do this because a) I like them and b) they adhere to the same workflow in everything else in Live so I spend more time making music. Of course sometimes I also want to use a third-party effect for variety or to…

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U-He Zebra 2.5

I’m just now getting around to experimenting with some of the new features in Zebra 2.5 which was released in December. A couple of big new features worth noting are: New effect plugin Zebrify that allows you to use Zebra 2.5 effects on any synth. In the picture above (click to enlarge) I’m using it…

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