Universal Audio has introduced a new native audio plugin that is designed to deliver the most authentic sounding emulation of the legendary Leslie Type 147 rotating speaker cabinet ever put into a plugin.

Waterfall Rotary Speaker gives users the sound of a Leslie Type 147 rotary speaker cabinet for instruments and vocals, for classic rotating speaker effects heard on decades of popular music.

For the first time ever, UA has implemented their industry-leading emulation techniques to bring music creators the timeless tone and pitch modulating swirl of the Leslie Type 147 rotary speaker, heard on countless psychedelic rock, R&B, jazz, soul and funk records.

Going beyond other Leslie emulations, UA captured the Type 147’s complete circuit and tube power amp as well as its unique three dimensional movement and tonal range with meticulously placed vintage microphones. The result is an eerily authentic emulation of the rich overtones, harmonics, and immersive quality that made the Type 147 one of the most coveted modulation effects ever made.

With carefully crafted presets tailored for vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards and more, Waterfall Rotary Speaker allows musicians to dial in classic Leslie effects effortlessly.

Waterfall Rotary Speaker features

  • An exacting UAD plugin emulation of the Leslie 147 rotary speaker cabinet.
  • Complete three dimensional reproduction of the classic rotating speaker, with perfectly positioned mono and stereo vintage mic setups.
  • Dial in the perfect sound quickly with an intuitive user interface and album ready presets.
  • Authentically emulated tube power amp saturation delivers rich overtones and harmonics.
  • Get “album ready” sounds quickly with expertly-crafted presets for vocals, guitars, keyboards, drums, and more.

Waterfall Rotary Speaker for Windows and Mac (VST3, AU and AAX) is now available natively as a UAD plugin with a MRSP of $199 USD, and on subscription with UAD Spark at Universal Audio.

The plugin is also offered at a 50% discount at Plugin Boutique, priced $99 USD until March 31st, 2023, as part of Plugin Boutique’s intro sale on Universal Audio products.