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Clubland—Thiago Pinheiro plays Ultra Analog VA-3—analog synthesizer plug-in

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Clubland—Thiago Pinheiro plays Ultra Analog VA-3—analog synthesizer plug-in

Straight from his Brazil HQ, Thiago Pinheiro gave the Ultra Analog VA-3 a spin and came out with this intricate analog piece using quite an amount of factory presets. We hope you’ll enjoy it! Follow Thiago Pinheiro on Instagram @thiagopinheiromusic

Preset list:
Layered Stabs (Lead)
Clubland (Kick)
Kick and Snare (Kick and Snare)
Jazz Combo (Bass)
5th Street (Brass Pads)
Street Lights (Keys)
Bent (Bass)
Belly Danse (Synthetic Mallet Arps)
Ethereal Frequencies (Layers)
Timeless (Keys)
Gravitational Field (Texture)
Lonely in Space (Layers)
Goa Trance (Sequence)
Aura Kit (Layers)
Angelica (Choirs)
Rattle (Kick)
Motion Pad (Pad)
Race to the Finish (Lead)

Ultra Analog VA-3—analog synthesizer

Ultra Analog performs as a unique and powerful synth that is fast, easy, and remarkably versatile.

Ultra Analog VA-3 is a two-voice two-oscillator-bi-filter-plus-effects analog synthesizer with advanced editing options that achieve a sweet balance between familiarity and flexibility. Ultra Analog VA-3 ships with 1000+ presets taking full advantage of its state-of-the-art analog components.

Key Features
– Two-part multitimbral, stacked or split
– Top-notch analog modules and clever synth architecture
– Four performance macros per layer that respond to user-defined MIDI controls
– Factory library comprising more than a 1000 sounds by top sound designers
– Expansion packs

WHAT’S NEW IN Ultra Analog VA-3?
We have streamlined Ultra Analog and brought it to a whole new level.

NEW—Home view
With macros mapped to key sound characteristics—modulation, timbre, envelope, and effect—the Home view presents distraction-free and laidback browsing and tweaking experience.

NEW—Two-Voice Multitimbral
Ultra Analog VA-3 combines two independent timbres—stacked or split—to create performance-friendly, texture-full, and spacious sounds that are sure to make a good impression.

NEW—Factory Library​
Ultra Analog VA-3 ships with a completely new factory library of 560 sounds created by top sound designers. Richard Devine, Christian Halten, Jerry Kovarsky, Christian Laffitte, Niall McCallum, Adam Pietruszko, Thiago Pinheiro, Daniel Stawczyk, and Emeric Zubar form an incredible team that made the most of the latest Ultra Analog VA-3 features. It’s with great pride that we present these new signature sounds.

PEPPED—VA-2 Legacy Library
A long and fastidious process of fine-tuning went down in the AAS quarters. Each and every sound of the legacy Ultra Analog VA-2 library went under the eyes of all team members to exit with a consistent gain-stage, unity-gain effects, better dynamics, and compelling real-time sound transformation assignments to take advantage of the new features of Ultra Analog VA-3. That’s an extra 648 solid sounds in your hands.

With Packs, Sounds, Categories, and Creators views, Ultra Analog VA-3’s brand-new browser offers an efficient way to home in on the sounds you’re looking for.

Ultra Analog VA-3 now boasts four performance macros per layer that respond to user-defined MIDI controls. Each and every sound features modulation, timbre, envelope, and effect morphing assignments that can be played in real-time for enhanced expressivity and sonic dimension.

IMPROVED—Filter’s Musicality
Ultra Analog VA-3’s filters can now put up with extreme modulation while remaining totally musical.

NEW Ladder Filter
Ultra Analog VA-3’s multi-mode module now stars a brand-new ladder-type filter for that classic low-pass response.

IMPROVED Microtonal tunings via Scala scale files
Ultra Analog VA-3 now supports the Scala scale file format as well as reference note frequency tuning for microtonal music-making.

NEAT—Compatible with Ultra Analog VA-2 sounds
Simply copy Ultra Analog VA-2 banks in Ultra Analog VA-3’s packs folder to convert them.

EXPANDED—Multi-Effects Module
Ultra Analog VA-3’s multi-effects module now sports reverb, equalizer, compressor, tremolo, and guitar amplifier processors for even more completeness. Furthermore, the five effect slots can be re-arranged in any order.


Applied Acoustics Systems (AAS) was founded in 1998 and is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As a privately-held company, it specializes in software-based synthesis tools for professional musicians and sound designers. Since releasing Tassman, the first virtual instrument based on physical modeling, AAS has come to be recognized as the industry leader in this exciting new field of synthesis.

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