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Big Fish Audio The Beast

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A diverse suite with a rich and expansive sonic range, The Beast from Big Fish Audio embodies the timeless sound of vintage, luxury electronics.

Using electronics developed for NASA, a machine of luxury was first born in 1975 for the musical elite. Starting off as a gorgeous FM synth, it evolved into a comprehensive workstation through subsequent expansions. Its emergence into the professional studio inspired many of the leading avant-garde artists and sonic visionaries to embrace its potential, including Frank Zappa, Chick Corea, Michael Jackson, Sting, Kraftwerk, Stevie Wonder, and Depeche Mode, among others.

Once again inspired by the sounds of yesteryear, UVI has constructed a comprehensive software suite comprising 3 complementary digital instruments -- each fully equipped with a vast array of both cutting edge original sounds and classic presets. Employing a trusted combination of advanced programming and meticulous sampling and using the best analog and digital gear, the Beast brings the vintage character of this workstation back to a new generation of musicians and sound explorers. The result is an entirely new, comprehensive, and intuitive luxury instrument.

Also included is the latest UVI technology, SparkVerb, a highly advanced synthetic reverb that focuses on sound quality and musicality. From stratospheric choruses to lush ambiances and to resonant unisons, SparkVerb gives you a huge palette and direct control over the patches. Add lush atmosphere to any of your configurations instantly.

The Beast FM II
As a result of the combination of multi-sampling and integrated true FM synthesis module, this instrument offers a unique approach to reproducing vintage sounds, allowing for subtle to extreme variation.

The Beast Terminal
With careful attention to historical details, the presets and sonic character of the Beast Terminal traverses a wide territory. Ranging from acoustic to electric, they encompass the full sonic spectrum: from lush strings to strikingly bright brass timbres and beyond.

The Beast Box
Combining the best FM-synthesized percussion sounds with recordings of the deepest drum hits and percussion samples, the Beast Box is a massive drum machine with an extensive library of over 1200 sounds.

Note! An iLok key is required to authorize and use this product. All UVI products use the iLok system to unlock and authorize each instrument (sold separately).

Compatibility Cubase
Digital Performer
FL Studio
Intel Mac
MachFive 3
Studio One
System Requirements 2.6+ GB of content
1 GB RAM, 20 GB free hard disc space, DVD-ROM Drive
Mac: OS X 10.4 or higher, G4/G5 (1.5 GHz minimum) or Intel Mac
PC: Windows XP, 2 GHz Pentium IV or better CPU 1
Please Note:

iLok key required

Download Plug-in/UVI Download Sizes:

The Beast Pt.1: 2 GB
The Beast Pt.2: 2 GB
The Beast Pt.3: 643 MB
UVI Authorization Instructions: 25 KB 2
Please Note:

When ordering the download product you will be given one or more links which will be active for 24 hours. You should download the file and expand it. Please keep the archive or zip file as a backup.



Required item: The Ilok USB dongle (not included) is required to hold your authorization of this software.

PACE Anti-Piracy -  iLok2 - 2nd Generation USB Software Authorization Key
  • You Pay: $44.99

MIDI Controllers

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Play, perform, and control virtual instruments with a MIDI Controller.

Alesis -  QX49 - USB/MIDI Extended Keyboard Controller
  • You Pay: $129.00

Data Storage Devices

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An external hard drive adds storage space and enhances performance.

G-Technology -  G-RAID mini 1TB Dual-Drive Storage System
  • You Pay: $229.95
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