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Name/Version: ULTRAKICK Free Demo 1.0.3
Author: DP  
Description: This is a free demo version of ULTRAKICK, a state-of-the-art Max for Live kick drum synthesizer based on two oscillators and a noise generator.

Features of the full (paid) version:
- 100% synthesis: no samples involved.
- 8 partials per oscillator with unprecedented options for sound design.
- AUDIO FLOW tab: reveals all audio routing, makes synth easily understandable.
- Tuning: move all frequency-related envelopes up or down with a single click.
- Envelopes overlay: maintaining overview at all times.
- Spread settings for frequency envelopes: create organic sounds with no effort.
- Action menus for quick actions like envelope randomization and osc partial presets.
- Accurate waveform image rendering.
- Flawless sound retriggering: absolutely no clicks, even at high retriggering speeds.
- Numerical envelope point programming for high precision sound design.
- Undo/redo system.
- Built-in help/tips section and mouseover hints throughout the interface.
- Robust preset system with easily interchangeable preset files.

Demo limitations:
- Preset system is disabled
- Export is disabled
- Setting the length of the sound is disabled.

ULTRAKICK works with Ableton Live 9 & 10.

Demo video: https://vimeo.com/246272343

Demo track: https://soundcloud.com/dycide/distance

Reviews:
Cycling '74: https://cycling74.com/articles/software-overview-ultrakick
Create Digital Music (CDM): http://cdm.link/2017/12/ultrakick-obsessive-bass-drum-synth-max-live-hands
Ask.Audio: https://ask.audio/articles/isotonik-studios-releases-ultrakick-for-ableton-live
The Pro Audio Files: https://theproaudiofiles.com/review-ultrakick-kick-drum-synth
Tastenwelt (German review): https://www.tastenwelt.de/lesen/news/ultrakick-starker-live-kick-drum-synthesizer
Dance Music Northwest: http://dancemusicnw.com/ultrakick-max-for-live-drum-synthesizer
Beat Lab Academy: https://beatlabacademy.com/ultrakick-ultimate-maxforlive-device-kick-drums-interview
Nu-Trix The Synth Guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eib42Or-H9g
Maike Watson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ShI91gKCIg
Collective Intelligence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx0n7XH9SQs

ULTRAKICK User Group on Facebook: facebook.com/groups/ULTRAKICK

++ Additional search terms: kick drum, synth, plugin, percussion, drums, Isotonik Studios ++

M4L device designed and programmed by Dutch interaction designer Daan Pothoven
 

Device Details

Tags synth, drum, glitch, other, dj
Live Version Used: 9.7.5
Max Version Used: 7.3.4
Date Added: Feb 16 2018 18:01:25
Date Last Updated: May 12 2018 16:06:06
Device Type: instrument_device
Download URL (report link) https://isotonikstudios.com/product/ultrakick-kick-drum-synth-demo-version/
License (more info): Commercial


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