UVI has announced the release of Emulation One, the prequel to the Emulation II, featuring the unbridled sonic imprint of this ‘nearly affordable and compact’ sampler from 1981.

The instrument library re-creates the E-MU Emulator for UVI Workstation 2 & Machfive.

Used by greats such as Vangelis, Herbie Hancock, David Bowie, Depeche Mode, Genesis, Kitaro, Jean-Michel Jarre, Stevie Wonder, Philip Glass, John Carpenter and more, this 8-bit classic will surely inspire you on new voyages of sound as you rediscover the magic character of this 80’s gem.

Featuring totally different but complementary sounds to its successor, Emulation One will add a piece of history to your musical arsenal. Paint the future with the magic of the past!

Emulation One features

  • 200+ of the best sounds from a fully restored unit. Old-school drums, bass, choir-voices, fretted instruments, FX, keys, mallets, percussion, synths, strings, orchestral hits and more are all here.
  • Deep multi-sampling utilizing the very best analog and digital equipment is combined with industry-leading modeling tools to give you a hybrid instrument that’s both genuine to the original and thoroughly customizable.
  • Includes Drumulation One, a beatbox and step sequencer loaded to the brim with vintage 8-bit drum and percussion sounds.
  • Compatible with the free UVI Workstation 2.0.6 and MachFive 3.

The Emulation One library is available to purchase for $99 USD.

More information: UVI Emulation One