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DX Dreams

Jim Daneker

Logic Pro, MainStage
24.2 GB


We just want to go over a few things briefly.

  1. This product requires an authorized copy of MainStage. If any additional plugins are required, you'll find them listed in the product page description.
  2. The purchase of this patch entitles you to use it on ONE computer at a time. You may not share this patch with anyone else. Resampling or resale of the product is strictly forbidden.
    Logic Pro


    We just want to go over a few things briefly.

    1. This patch requires an authorized and working copy of Logic. Please note the minimum software version needed to run this patch in the “Minimum Software Version” section. If any additional plugins are needed they’re listed in the “Required Plugins” section.
    2. Keep in mind-other plugins or effects may have been used on the original recording. The Patch producer has done their best to replicate any external devices used on the recording. Also effect levels can change a song drastically. Try adjusting the amount/levels of effects or other settings in Logic and you may find the sound you’re looking for.
    3. The purchase of this patch entitles you to use it on ONE computer at a time. You may not share this patch with anyone else. You cannot resale this patch in any form. You cannot resample this patch in any form/format.
    4. Turn knobs, change settings, combine sounds and Have fun!

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      A LEGEND Reborn

      In 1983, the Yamaha DX7 changed everything. It had a sleek new look, a new type of synthesis, and a whole new sound: pristine, precise… digital.

      The sound of the DX7 was everywhere for much of the 80s, and it is a big part of countless hit songs.

      The thing is, a DX7 isn’t all that inspiring by itself: it’s mono and has no built-in effects. Yet almost 40 years later, it remains extremely expressive and capable of some incredible sounds.

      But the real magic happens when you layer multiple DX7s together, which was the concept behind the TX rack system: it had up to 8 modules (each equivalent to a DX7) that could create some truly massive sounds when layered together.

      Those sounds are like nothing else to this day, and DX Dreams captures that magic to create a whole new experience for today’s players and sound designers.


      - Over 30 GB of meticulously sampled content
      - Stunning production-ready sounds sampled through the hit-making hardware of the DX era
      - Built from the ground up for uncompromising performance in a live setting
      - Virtual “TX Rack” featuring realtime control over major sound shaping aspects that weren’t available on the original hardware
      - Layered Combination Patches
      - Famous “Icons” Patches
      - A new TouchOSC controller file


      Iconic Radio-Ready Sounds

      DX Dreams starts with meticulously deep-sampled sounds recorded in stereo (when applicable) from as many as eleven DX7s all playing at once, and all recorded through iconic 80s hardware: 1073-style preamps, various analog tape models, Roland Dimension D chorus, and AMS or Lexicon reverbs. 
      So, while other virtual DX instruments give you a single DX7, a single DX Dreams patch can give you big, layered, fully produced sounds that would be impossible without stacks of real DX synths processed through iconic hardware that helped make some of the biggest hits in music history.
      DX Dreams gives you access to those sounds the way they were meant to be heard, but it can also can form the foundation of new, forward-thinking sounds nobody has heard yet. For the first time since the 80s, you can now play the sounds that defined a generation, as we heard them.


      What Sets DX Dreams Apart?

      Unlike every other virtual DX7 on the market - all of which model a single, mono DX7 - DX Dreams is based on the TX rack paradigm, but with many advantages over the hardware. In DX Dreams, each of 8 modules has its own volume, tuning, solo and mute, effects sends, and chorus controls that emulate the famous Roland Dimension D, which was another big part of many famous 80s synth sounds.

      All of this right from the front panel in Performance mode - you don’t need to go “under the hood” to edit these controls.

      And as always with a Backstage Pass release, it comes with a custom TouchOSC interface for hands-on live performance control via iPad:



      What's Included

      - Custom MainStage Concert files
      - Custom Logic Pro Session
      - All related patches & samples
      - Custom controllers for TouchOSC (requires TouchOSC running on an iPad)
      - PDF Manuals

      Minimum System Requirements

      - Mac OS Mojave (10.14.6), Catlina, or Big Sur
      - MainStage 3.4.3 or higher. All content loads in Logic Pro as well; version 10.5.0+ recommended
      - An existing installation of BackStage Pass 1.1 if you want to take advantage of all patches and channel strips
      - 62 GB free space for downloaded & installation; 32 GB installed
      - SSD (solid state drive) for sample streaming
      - Although it will run on lesser systems, a quad core i7 with 16 GB RAM & dedicated graphics processor is recommended for best performance

      Recommended For Full Functionality
      - An 88-note keyboard controller
      - Any iPad (9” or larger, all the way back to first generation) running TouchOSCFree
      - TouchOSC Bridge utility running on Mac

        EP - Circa '83

          EP - Clique + AMS Reverb

            EP - Clique + Hall Reverb

              EP - Dreaming Of The 80s

                EP - DX Multi Layered EP

                  EP - DX Wurly

                    EP - Clique + Hall Reverb

                      EP - DX5 Dual EP 1

                        EP - DX5 Dual EP 2

                          EP - Foster's Dream

                            EP - Mellow & Moody

                              EP - TX Multi Layered EP

                                EP - TX Sparkle Keys

                                  COMBO - Bananas Foster

                                    COMBO - Chewie, We're Home

                                      COMBO - TOTO Pno-EP-Pad

                                        BELL - 80s Bells 1

                                          BELL - 80s Bells 2

                                            BELL - Additiv Bell

                                              BELL - Heaven's Chariots

                                                BELL - Live Set Chimes

                                                  BELL - Thin Syn Bells

                                                    BELL - TX816 Ambi Bells

                                                      PAD - Almost Analogue MWF

                                                        PAD - TX816 The LMO Era

                                                          ICON - 1999

                                                            ICON - Addicted To Love

                                                              ICON - Broken Wings

                                                                ICON - Could He Be

                                                                  ICON - Don't You Forget

                                                                    ICON - Head Over Heels

                                                                      ICON - In Your Eyes

                                                                        ICON - Love Walks In

                                                                          ICON - Man In Motion

                                                                            ICON - MJ's BAD Bass

                                                                              ICON - Take Me Home

                                                                                ICON - Top Gun

                                                                                  ICON - Can't Stop Loving

                                                                                    ICON - Pamela

                                                                                      ICON - When It's Love

                                                                                        OTHER - Almost Analog Arp

                                                                                          OTHER - Comping Clav

                                                                                            OTHER - Brushed Glasses

                                                                                              OTHER - Mr Miyagi's Garden

                                                                                                OTHER - Percolator MW Arp

                                                                                                  OTHER - Pursuit Of A Dream

                                                                                                    BRASS - Blister Brass 1

                                                                                                      BRASS - Blister Brass 2

                                                                                                        BRASS - DX Meets Prophet 1

                                                                                                          BRASS - DX Meets Prophet 2

                                                                                                            BRASS - DX5 Dual CS80

                                                                                                              BRASS - DX5 Dual SynBrs 1

                                                                                                                BRASS - DX5 Dual SynBrs 2

                                                                                                                  BRASS - Fahrenheit

                                                                                                                    BRASS - OB On A Diet

                                                                                                                      BRASS - Prince Hot Chicken

                                                                                                                        BRASS - African Prophet

                                                                                                                          BASS - Danger Zone

                                                                                                                            BASS - DX Meets Moog

                                                                                                                              BASS - Howard Jones

                                                                                                                                BASS - Land Of Confusion

                                                                                                                                  BASS - Mod Wheel EDM

                                                                                                                                    BASS - Rubber Band Bass

                                                                                                                                      BASS - So Low

                                                                                                                                        BASS - Synclav Bass

                                                                                                                                          BASS - Warm Subby Bass

                                                                                                                                            BONUS - In The Air Pad

                                                                                                                                              BONUS - MIght As Well JUMP

                                                                                                                                                BONUS - Sweet Dreams

                                                                                                                                                  BONUS - Take Me Home ARP

                                                                                                                                                    BONUS - Take On Me

                                                                                                                                                      BONUS - Time After Time

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