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Welcome to the studio lounge of UJAM Instruments. A place to kick back, relax and explore some great articles and video content on all your favorite UJAM products including news, reviews, tutorials and behind the scenes stories to inspire and delight. The UJAM Instruments lounge features some of the finest talent in the music production industry sharing their stories, ideas and professional experience helping you to progress in your music creation journey and get the most out of your UJAM Instruments.

In The Studio
The CARBON Chronicles Pt. 1
In this CARBON Chronicles series our founder Peter Gorges provides some insight into how we decided to create CARBON and how it evolved over time. In the first episode he’s sharing bits and pieces from the development history.
November 25th, 2019
Tutorial
Virtual Bassist Walkthrough Videos
Ever wondered how to lay down studio quality bass tracks with ease? Daniel Ruczko takes an in-depth look into all three Virtual Bassist plug-ins from ujam.
November 8th, 2019
News
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
Tutorial
New Virtual Guitarist Walkthroughs
Daniel Ruczko takes you through our series of virtual instruments designed to enable anyone to get great sounding guitar accompaniments.
October 6th, 2019
News
Successors of the A-List Drummer Series
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
News
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
Tutorial
Virtual Guitarist IRON
Taking a closer look at Virtual Guitarist IRON, the true rocking workhorse
July 1st, 2019
News
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
News
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
News
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
Featured
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
Tutorial
Beatmaker DOPE Walkthrough
A deep dive Into DOPE, your Beatmaker for massive pumping trap, grime and bass music tracks
April 11th, 2019
Tutorial
Virtual Drummer SOLID Walkthrough
A deep dive Into SOLID, your personal gold-standard session drummer.
April 11th, 2019
Tutorial
Beatmaker EDEN Walkthrough
A deep dive into EDEN, your dance music and EDM specialist
April 11th, 2019
Tutorial
Virtual Drummer PHAT Walkthrough
A deep dive Into PHAT, your rock and indie specialist
April 11th, 2019
Tutorial
Virtual Drummer HEAVY Walkthrough
A deep dive Into HEAVY, your rock and indie specialist
April 11th, 2019
Tutorial
Beatmaker HUSTLE Walkthrough
A deep dive Into HUSTLE, your Beatmaker for massive pumping trap, grime and bass music tracks
March 14th, 2019
Tutorial
Build Your Next Summer Anthem with Beatmaker EDEN
Learn how to use Beatmaker EDEN's built-in styles and phrases to create a pumping EDM anthem
February 4th, 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
Tutorial
How to Add Yummy and Organic Bass Lines
Watch how Daniel Ruczko came up with the song "Unconditionally" while using the new Virtual Bassist MELLOW
December 5th, 2018
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
Tutorial
Spice up Your Production with Beatmaker HUSTLE
Learn how to cook massive pumping Trap, Grime, and Bass Music tracks
November 22nd, 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
Tutorial
Introduction of Virtual Bassist ROYAL
Julian Rodgers from Pro Tools Expert gives you an introduction to Virtual Bassist ROYAL
November 20th, 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
Tutorial
Create a Beautiful Pop Ballad with MELLOW
Watch the making of "Silence", a beautiful, haunting ballad and the first of a series of songs created with Virtual Musicians by ujam
November 16th, 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
Featured
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
News
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
Featured
Dive Deeper Into Beatmaker Plugins
A selection of tutorials and reviews on Beatmaker DOPE and HUSTLE
July 30th, 2018
Tutorial
Beatmaker DOPE Tutorial by Daniel Ruczko
We're proud to share the first official tutorial of Beatmaker DOPE! Your fast-track ticket to the underground world of slick Hip Hop beat production
July 27th, 2018
Tutorial
Virtual Guitarist SPARKLE In Studio One
Russ Hughes for Studio One Expert with a brief introduction of ujam Instruments Virtual Guitarist SPARKLE being used in PreSonus Audio Studio One
July 11th, 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
News
UJAM Releases New Plug-in Series: Beatmaker
The German virtual instrument pioneers announce the release of their new Beatmaker product line
June 27th, 2018
Tutorial
Create a Progressive Rock Ballad
Martin Seyer shows you how to create a progressive rock ballad with Virtual Guitarist IRON and Virtual Drummer HEAVY
January 23rd, 2018
News
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
Tutorial
"Down By The Lake" - A Musical Walk-Through
Making of the song "Down by the Lake", a classic finger-picked pop ballad
October 31st, 2017
Tutorial
Authentic Guitar Performances Within Minutes
Learn how you can produce stunning guitar tracks without playing guitar
October 20th, 2017
Tutorial
Create a Progressive Heavy Metal Riff
Learn how to start your heavy metal production with Virtual Guitarist IRON
October 19th, 2017
Tutorial
Realism – Using Bass Notes, Variance and String Damping
Learn how to make realistic melodies using Virtual Guitarist SILK
October 19th, 2017
Tutorial
Disco Funk Riff
Learn how to create a crispy funk riff with Virtual Guitarist SPARKLE
October 19th, 2017