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Universal Audio Releases OTO Biscuit 8-bit Effects, Fuchs Overdrive Supreme, and bx_subsynth Plugins for UAD-2 and Apollo Platforms

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • March 14, 2017 — Universal Audio is pleased to announce the release of UAD Software v9.1. Alongside the new UA-developed SSL® 4000 E Channel Strip and Moog® Multimode Filter Collections, this latest software release features three new plugins from UA's esteemed direct developers –– Softube's OTO® BISCUIT 8-bit Effects, plus Brainworx's bx_subsynth Subharmonic Synthesizer and Fuchs® Overdrive Supreme 50 Amplifier plugins.

OTO BISCUIT 8-Bit Effects –– $249

Developed by Softube and available exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces, the OTO BISCUIT 8-bit Effects Plug-In is an exacting emulation of the hard-to-find hardware that quickly gained favor with EDM producers, DJs, and remixers with its lush soundscapes, waveshaping, and pitch-shifting effects.

The OTO BISCUIT 8-bit Effects Plug-In allows for creative mangling of sources on a bit-per-bit level. Users can invert or mute individual bits for a wide range of classic to twisted lo-fi effects, add chiseled crunch to kick and snare drums for instant character, or dial down the sample rate clock to generate funky, trashy aliasing textures on any instrument.

OTO BISCUIT 8-bit Effects Plug-In Key Features:



  • Exacting emulation of this unique, modern lo-fi effect featuring both the digital and analog circuits
  • Versatile 8-bit crushing with individually switchable and invertible bits
  • Analog stereo multimode filter with resonance control
  • Brain-mode features 4 different lo-fi effects: Waveshaper, Delay, Pitch-Shifting, and Step-Filter sequencer
  • Emulated true diode-clipping on input
  • Available exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces

Brainworx bx_subsynth Subharmonic Synthesizer –– $149

Developed by Brainworx, the bx_subsynth Subharmonic Synthesizer Plug-In takes its sonic cues from the iconic dbx 120XP Subharmonic Synthesizer*. Born in the days of disco, subharmonic synthesizers helped overcome the low-end limitations of vinyl, giving DJs, sound designers, and club mixers pounding kick drums and booty-shaking basslines that defined dance music.

The bx_subsynth Subharmonic Synthesizer Plug-In enables producers to easily add massive low-end punch without affecting the midrange. Its third synthesis band extends the upper end of the synthesis range from 56 Hz up to 80 Hz, allowing for the processing of a wider range of sources, from electronic kick drums to bass synths and more.

Brainworx bx_subsynth Subharmonic Synthesizer Plug-In Key Features:





  • Three-band subharmonic synthesis with individual additive parameter adjustment for adding massive low-end punch without affecting other frequencies
  • Dual-mode saturation section with Filtering and Intensity controls
  • Mid or Stereo Synthesis Input control allows subharmonics to be generated on either mono or stereo information
  • M/S section with Mono Maker and Stereo Width allows precise control over the stereo field

Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 Amplifier –– $149

Developed by Brainworx and officially endorsed by Fuchs Audio Technology, the Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 Amplifier Plug-In expertly captures all of the "Dumble-inspired" nuance and tube-powered tone shaping of this legendary boutique amplifier and adds 82 high-end recording chains as well as onboard vintage delay, noise gate, and lo/hi pass filters for further tone shaping.

The Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 also features Unison™ technology for Apollo interfaces. This means Apollo user's guitar pickups will see the exact impedance load as if they're plugged into a Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 –– a feature found only on Apollo audio interfaces.

Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 Amplifier Plug-In Key Features:





  • Exacting emulation of the original "Dumble-inspired" Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50-watt guitar amp
  • Endorsed and fully authenticated by Fuchs Audio Technology
  • 82 Recording Chains with multiple speaker cabinets, mics, and outboard gear
  • FX Rack features vintage delay, noise gate, filter controls, internal power soak, and pre and post-amp bypass
  • Unison technology for Apollo interfaces offers authentic tone, touch, and feel of original Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 amplifier thanks to impedance matching
  • Available exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces

Press Releases and Images for UAD Software v9.1 can be found at

Learn more about the UAD Software v9.1:

Learn more about the OTO® BISCUIT 8-bit Effects plugin : plugins/special-processing/uad-oto-biscuit-effects- plugin .html

Learn more about the Brainworx bx_subsynth Subharmonic Synthesizer plugin : plugins/special-processing/brainworx-bx-subsynth.html

Learn more about the Fuchs® Overdrive Supreme 50 Amplifier plugin : plugins/guitar-bass/fuchs-overdrive-amp- plugin .html

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