Experiment announcement: BeatCon festival 2015 with Apoptygma Berzerk, Oomph!, Blutengel and other legends!

Great news everybody! Unzyme will be a part of the outstanding lineup of BeatCon music & games festival 2015. We will perform on the same day with Apoptygma Berzerk, which is one of our biggest inspirations and long-time favorites. A good bunch of legendary bands will be there, including Oomph!, Eisbrecher, Blutengel, Lord of the … Read more

Step outside released

The second single from Override has been released! The song is available on YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud and iTunes. Lyric video [gdlr_video url=”http://youtu.be/p2mAE0zW01o” ]   Song credits Written by Joona Nuutinen Produced by Ville Hoikkala & Joona Nuutinen Mixed by Ville Hoikkala Mastered by Tarekith at Inner Portal Studio in Seattle Video credits Video editing: Leo … Read more

Ableton Live as an automatic DMX controller

Oftentimes the built-in sound recognition systems in lighting fixtures are rudimentary and boring. Here I describe a method for utilizing Ableton Live and some third-party plugins to create an automatic DMX light controller system. The system also implements the iPad for controlling the lights when automatic sequences become boring. Recently, I had the opportunity of building a discotheque at … Read more

“Step outside” to be released this week

The next single, Step Outside, from our upcoming album, Override, will be released this week! We’re eerily excited about this release. Ville Hoikkala has done a great job mixing the track, and it’s now on its way to our trusted mastering guru, Tarekith. Step outside will be released on YouTube, Spotify and SoundCloud. Cover artwork … Read more

Synapsi 2014 with Hocico – an experiment report

This is a post from the perspective of me, Ville (the drum guy), on our two gigs in Synapsi with Hocico in August 2014. The diary includes lots of technical stuff, which might be out of the interest-range of many people – all the technical mumbojumbo is therefore written in italic. Unzyme played at Synapsi for the … Read more

Ableton Live vocal recording volume gain trick: Headphone Amplifier Simulator Rack

When recording vocals, it’s essential to actually hear what you’re singing. Recently I switched to a Scarlett 2i2 USB audio interface, and even though the monitoring audio quality is fine, I wasn’t able to get enough volume to my headphones while recording. I tried lowering the volume of all other tracks in Ableton Live, but … Read more