DIVA Makes An Entrance

U-He introduces public beta of a new synth they describe as The Spirit Of Analogue      14/11/11
DIVA Makes An Entrance


U-He have been dropping hints about this synth for a good while, and now it has finally arrived, as public beta, at a special introductory price.


Here's a few details in U-He's own words...

The oscillators, filters and envelopes closely model components found in some of the great monophonic and polyphonic synthesizers of yesteryear. Modules can be mixed and matched so you can build hybrids, but what sets DIVA apart is the sheer authenticity of the analogue sound. This comes at the cost of quite a high CPU-hit, but we think it was worth it: Diva is the first native software synth that applies methods from industrial circuit emulators (search for "PSpice") in realtime! Especially the behaviour of our zero-delay-feedback filters, when pushed to the limit, demonstrates the advantages of this groundbreaking approach.
The beta version works without restriction until December 31st. Become an early adopter, play an active role in development as we nurture this baby to perfection over the next few weeks...


Pricing and Availability:
Estimated price: $179 (+19% VAT in EU)
Introductory price: $119 (+19% VAT in EU) until December 31st, 2011
Sales begin on November 16th, 2011.


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6 Comments...  Post a comment    original story
OctopusEmpire    Said...

downloaded a beta of this yesterday and I have to say it's the closest thing I've heard to analog in software. Gorgeous warm sound even from one oscillator, open filter, no effects. Check out my review and a quick demo on my blog at http://octopusempire.com

15-Nov-11 04:18 PM


Steve    Said...

This video doesn't do DIVA even 1% justice. I've been playing with the beta for 3 days now, and this IS the closest to analog I've ever gotten. I know it sounds like I'm a fanboy, but this is one amazing synth. It eats CPU cycles, but it's worth it. Amazing. Check out the u-he support site at KVR for lots of audio demos that do a much better job of showing this synth off.

16-Nov-11 12:53 PM


3ee    Said...

Best sounding soft synth I've ever heard atm! Unfortunately, the video demo doesn't show that, so I would have to say that the video is inappropriate. People who are interested in analog synth sound simulation, might wanna check out this one.... u-he dot com Cheers" 3ee

16-Nov-11 01:02 PM


Octopus Empire    Said...

I agree, this vid really doesn't show off Diva that well. In an effort to do a better job I've remixed a drum&bass track of mine as a chillout anthem. All synth sounds are Diva, drums and perc are samples and microtonic.

http://soundcloud.com/sleepwalkernz/my-heart-comes-alive

Hope you enjoy it.

23-Nov-11 06:56 PM


Octopus Empire    Said...

I agree, this vid really doesn't show off Diva that well. In an effort to do a better job I've remixed a drum&bass track of mine as a chillout anthem. All synth sounds are Diva, drums and perc are samples and microtonic.

http://soundcloud.com/sleepwalkernz/my-heart-comes-alive

Hope you enjoy it.

23-Nov-11 06:57 PM


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