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UJAM release Beatmaker IDOL
German-American plug-in maker UJAM launch Beatmaker IDOL in close collaboration with K-Pop producer Brian U. Make instant K-Pop hits with IDOL.
November 11th, 2021
UJAM Release Finisher DYNAMO
German-American plug-in makers UJAM launch Finisher DYNAMO VST plug-in.
October 21st, 2021
IRON 2.0 Update Released
UJAM releases second version of the legendary Virtual Guitarist IRON 2. Login for upgrade and loyalty offers.
September 30th, 2021
UJAM Release Virtual Drummer BRUTE
BRUTE has been designed, recorded and processed to do one thing really well: Compete with layered walls of distorted guitars while maintaining character and detail.
August 12th, 2021
Hot Plug-in Summer: 50% Off Until July 18th!
Save 50% across all plug-ins and bundles* & get the Plugin Alliance MEGA Bundle 3 months free
July 8th, 2021
UJAM Release Symphonic Elements DRUMS
DRUMS puts Hans Zimmer’s personal collection of percussive samples and phrases at your fingertips. Save up to $/€ 70 with the intro and loyalty offers available until July 4th, 2021.
June 24th, 2021
UJAM Release Beatmaker GLORY
Beatmaker GLORY is a virtual drum machine for genres like trap and modern hip hop, available now in our shop and your favorite dealers worldwide.
June 3rd, 2021
UJAM Release Groovemate ONE
New product line available: German-American plug-in makers UJAM launch Groovemate ONE. It is the company’s first plug-in to their new series of virtual percussion including sounds like tambourines, shakers and one-shot shakers, as well as claps.
April 29th, 2021
Press Release Finisher RETRO
German-American plug-in makers UJAM launch Finisher RETRO. It is the company’s fifth addition to their series of virtual multi-effects that are designed to combine the power of an entire effect rack with the ease-of-use of a single plug-in.
March 25th, 2021
Make Beats for a Game Trailer and Win a Full Bundle Worth $1099
Create dark, dystopian, broken beats, throw in some epic strings and top it up with highly distorted guitars to win a free Full Bundle worth $1099, runner ups get an instrument bundle of choice (excl. the Full Bundle!). This competition ends on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021.
March 9th, 2021
UJAM Release Beatmaker NEMESIS
UJAM launch NEMESIS, the eighth addition to their Beatmaker line. This action-packed drum machine is made for powerful, dark and complex music.
February 25th, 2021
Sorry, This Campaign Has Been Expired
We partnered with our friends from Mastering the Mix to give you a free BASSROOM plug-in worth 69 USD with a purchase until February 14th, 2021.
January 21st, 2021
UJAM Release Virtual Drummer DEEP
UJAM launch DEEP, the fourth addition to their Virtual Drummer line. It’s a contemporary drummer with a 60s & 70s vibe available in VST, AU 2 and AAX formats.
January 21st, 2021
Music Trends Mobile
In The Studio
Top Music Industry Trends in 2021
The new roles of record labels, how to use streaming to grow your music brand, and what to look out for in new plug-ins to make your sound feel contemporary and polished
January 10th, 2021
Upcoming music trends 2021 27.12.2020 Mobule
In The Studio
Upcoming Music Trends In 2021
The genres and subgenres on the rise into the coming year — if you want to jump on these before they peak, read on!
December 27th, 2020
ujam Release Beatmaker KANDY
ujam launch KANDY, the seventh addition to their Beatmaker line. This drum instrument is a bleeding-edge virtual beatmaker for contemporary pop music.
December 17th, 2020
Symphonic Elements STRIIIINGS Available for Pre-Order
UJAM announce the start of the pre-order period for STRIIIINGS. It’s the first title of their new Symphonic Elements series, a collection of modern orchestral virtual instruments for anything from film score to pop music.
November 19th, 2020
Press Release: UJAM Release Finisher FLUXX
German-American plug-in makers UJAM launch Finisher FLUXX. It is the company’s third addition to their series of virtual multi-effects. You may call this plug-in the evil genius of creative FX. It’s designed to bring dead sounds back to life.
October 22nd, 2020
New Free Update Released: Virtual Drummer 2.1
Where to find the new free version 2.1, what to expect from this update and how to upgrade if you still own version 1.
October 8th, 2020
The Ultimate Guide to EDM Sound Design
How to break down your favorite sounds, bend them to your will, and create new ones that leave your audience begging for more.
September 27th, 2020
New Free Update Released: Beatmaker 2.1
Learn about Version 2.1 of Beatmaker including exclusive PreSonus Keyboard Highlighting as well as GUI resizing, DAW quantization, and minor bug fixes.
September 3rd, 2020
Music is Medicine
We acknowledge that in this challenging time for anyone everywhere on the planet, music is an essential source of strength and healing...
August 26th, 2020
Create Your Own Version of “MONSTER” With Beatmaker HYPE
Create your own version of “MONSTER“ by Matthias Mayr to win the ujam Full Bundle. This competition ends on Sunday, September 6th 2020.
August 23rd, 2020
ujam Release Beatmaker HYPE
ujam Instruments launch HYPE, the latest addition to their Beatmaker line. HYPE is available now in VST, AU 2 and AAX formats also as a free, fully functional 30-day trial at
August 20th, 2020
ujam Release Virtual Bassist DANDY
ujam launch DANDY, the latest addition to the acclaimed Virtual Bassist line. This meticulously crafted plug-in features a sampled bass with flat-wound strings for a classy, warm and restrained sound.
July 23rd, 2020
New Update Released: Virtual Bassist 2.1
Learn about Version 2.1 of Virtual Bassist including exclusive PreSonus chord and key track features as well as GUI resizing, parallel key selection and DAW quantization.
July 10th, 2020
ujam Release Finisher VOODOO
The latest multi-effect plug-in by ujam is now available and sells for $/€ 99, a bundle of all three FX plug-ins is available for $/€ 139.
May 21st, 2020
Take Part in our 80s Song Challenge!
Create your own version of “This is The Night“ by Peter Gorges and be in the chance to win the ujam Full Bundle. This competition ends on Wednesday, May 27th 2020.
May 11th, 2020
Meet the Sound Design Avantgarde
In this interview, we asked UJAM founder Peter Gorges and MOK founder Taiho Yamada to share their thoughts on Finisher NEO and Waverazor. Both companies joined forces for an exclusive bundle offer! Only until Sunday, May 10th you can get the NEO Waverazor Bundle for $ 149.
May 7th, 2020
UJAM Releases Beatmaker VICE
UJAM releases Beatmaker VICE, the latest addition to their series of virtual electronic drum plug-ins available in VST, AU, AAX plug-in formats for macOS and Windows.
April 23rd, 2020
Save up to 85% on Selected Virtual Guitarists
Until April 11th 2021, Reason Studios A-List Guitarist owners get Virtual Guitarist IRON, AMBER, SPARKLE and SILK for $/€ 19 ($/€ 129) each, or the bundle of five including CARBON for $/€ 159 ($/€ 399).
April 1st, 2020
UJAM Releases Virtual Bassist 2
UJAM announces Virtual Bassist 2.0, the latest upgrade to their series of professional bass guitar plug-ins with features like MIDI Drag and Drop of Phrases and a built-in Finisher.
March 26th, 2020
In The Studio
The Origins of Drum and Bass
With this blog article, we’re trying to lift the curtain on a once-beloved genre that has seen a dramatic resurgence in the past decade in the music industry: Drum and Bass! Learn about the origins of Drum and Bass and what it’s about.
March 21st, 2020
Finisher NEO Reviews and Tutorials
We are delighted to receive some outstanding reviews for Finisher NEO from some of the finest and most respected blogs and reviewers. They are using NEO in Logic Pro X, Ableton Live and Studio One.
March 11th, 2020
UJAM Releases Beatmaker VOID
VOID features a collection of drum samples, ready-made patterns, mix presets and genre-specific effects including the custom Vortex algorithm.
February 20th, 2020
UJAM Releases Finisher NEO
UJAM has announced the release of Finisher NEO, the first audio effect from the UJAM Finisher series, available in VST, AU, AAX plug-in formats for macOS and Windows.
January 28th, 2020
Jazzy hip hop essentials with a lo-fi twist
Forget loops and sample packs! Write the chillest beats for long meditative headphone sessions or smoke-filled after parties with these three style-savvy virtual instruments.
December 27th, 2019
UJAM Releases Version 2 of Beatmaker Series
With the Beatmaker 2 update, UJAM adds significant improvements with the requested features, while keeping the fail-proof spirit of simplicity.
December 17th, 2019
Inside Sound Minds
Finding Your Signature Sound
We explore the daunting and terrifying world of film composer John Massari. The cult classic “Killer Clowns from Outer Space” is considered to be his break-through, but the cherished American film composer feels at home in a wide range of genres.
December 16th, 2019
In The Studio
The CARBON Chronicles Pt. 1
In the first episode our founder Peter Gorges provides some insight into how we decided to create CARBON and how it evolved over time.
November 25th, 2019
The Toughest Element
It's official! The new Virtual Guitarist by ujam instruments has a name: CARBON. With its organic distortion, the new plug-in goes far beyond emulating the riffs and sound of a great guitar player.
October 31st, 2019
Virtual Drummer 2 Available as Rack Extensions
UJAM today expanded their virtual instruments series with the new Virtual Drummer Rack Extensions. Available immediately at Reason Studios, these new instruments allow producers to create drum tracks with UJAM's trademark simplicity and fail-proof musicality.
September 12th, 2019
In The Studio
How to Save a Composer's Job
Get to know Steve, who suddenly wakes up in the middle of the night, drenched with sweat. He forgot something! What could it be?
August 28th, 2019
Inside Sound Minds
Riding the Waves of Water and Sound
Take a sneak peek into the world of modern sound design together with the surfing producer Martin Seyer and learn how he composes his music
August 9th, 2019
The "We Heard You Update"
ujam Instruments releases the Virtual Drummer 2 series. Discover what's inside of the new Virtual Drummer HEAVY, PHAT and SOLID.
July 4th, 2019
Free Beatmaker
Together with Novation, we have prepared a special gift. Members of the Sound Collective have the chance to get Beatmaker EDEN for free (regular price $49) from 6th of June until 1st of August.
June 18th, 2019
All You Need to Write Your Next Summer Hit
Want to write a hit acoustic pop song fast? Looking for backing on your next ballad? We proudly present: The Hitmaker Bundle
June 7th, 2019
It's Going to Get Loud
Get ready to bring your ear plugs and knock out your listeners with this power trio of virtual instruments.
June 5th, 2019
Pushing the Virtual Bassists to Their Limits
To showcase the power of our newly released Virtual Bassists as Rack Extensions, we've teamed up with ReasonTalk to host a Song Competition.
May 24th, 2019
Inside Sound Minds
I Cannot do Anything but Epic
An interview with film and game composer Boris Salchow, whose works include Sunset Overdrive and Resistance 2
February 1st, 2019
In The Studio
About the making of the Virtual Bassist
Peter Gorges talks about the making of the Virtual Bassist
December 5th, 2018
In The Studio
The Virtual Guitarist Idea
Meet Peter Gorges-Co-Inventor of Virtual Guitarist
November 29th, 2018
In The Studio
Making of Beatmaker DOPE
Daniel Ruczko, the sound designer behind Beatmaker DOPE, takes you behind the scenes of creating a DOPE experience
November 21st, 2018
Inside Sound Minds
Skip the Sheet Music
Meet film composer Sujin Nam. Her credits include well-known titles like The Interview, Spider-Man 2 and Mad Men.
November 19th, 2018
In The Studio
Simon Kujus
Meet Simon Kujus - DJ, audio engineer and human support interface at UJAM
November 6th, 2018
Inside Sound Minds
Talking film music with Heitor Pereira
Meet Heitor Pereira, who discovered composing film music in a unique way
October 19th, 2018
Mind Awake feat. Kayohes
The sounddesigner of Beatmaker DOPE, Daniel Ruczko, jumped into his studio and produced this absolute banger of a song
October 18th, 2018
New Product Line by UJAM Instruments
Makers of Virtual Guitarist release Virtual Bassist. The three titles Royal, Rowdy and Mellow are now available for pre-order.
October 17th, 2018
Dive Deeper Into Beatmaker Plugins
A selection of tutorials and reviews on Beatmaker DOPE and HUSTLE
July 30th, 2018
In The Studio
The Man Behind Virtual Guitarist
Where does Virtual Guitarist's musicality and realism come from? Meet the man who has been Virtual Guitarist's musical director and content producer
June 27th, 2018
UJAM Releases New Plug-in Series: Beatmaker
The German virtual instrument pioneers announce the release of their new Beatmaker product line
June 27th, 2018
Drum Roll, Please...!
We proudly present you the all-new Virtual Drummer line of music production plug-ins. Authentic pro drum performances-in a snap!
November 23rd, 2017