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BitHeadz Teams Up With Sonomic for Downloadable Unity Libraries

Sonomic First to Deliver Downloadable Unity DS-1 Format Multisamples (July 13, 2001)
BitHeadz, Inc., the industry leading manufacturer of software musical instruments for Mac and PC, and Sonomic (, the world’s largest online library of professional samples and sound FX, today announced the signing of a major partnership agreement. Under the terms of the deal, Sonomic will be the exclusive provider of downloadable Unity DS-1 format (.uds) multisamples, and will put thousands of Unity DS-1 multisamples within a mouse click of any musician with Internet access.

This partnership makes Sonomic the first and only company to offer downloadable Unity DS-1 format multisamples. Unity multisamples will be available for download from the Sonomic web site on August 1, 2001, and new multisamples will be consistently added as Sonomic continues to grow its library. The current offering of multisamples will include sounds from some of Sonomic’s top sound providers.

Our partnership with BitHeadz demonstrates Sonomic’s commitment to enhancing the production process through working with the most cutting-edge audio software companies,” said Sonomic COO Douglas Price. “This deal represents a major milestone in the growing industry of online sound distribution and firmly positions Sonomic as the market leader. We expect to see significant adoption of this service by the global BitHeadz user base due to the inherent advantages of accessing the cross-platform Unity DS-1 sounds quickly and easily online.”

Sonomic’s search engine will allow a user to search for Unity multisamples by instrument or keyword, preview the results in streaming audio, and then instantly purchase and download the sound files for immediate use in Unity DS-1. Unity users will also be able to access the Sonomic site through a menu link on BitHeadz’s website ( and through the Unity DS-1 user interface in all new Unity releases and updates.

We are very pleased to be working with Sonomic to provide Unity users with instant access to the only online library of Unity multisamples available anywhere,” said BitHeadz Director of Marketing, André Rocke. “We have been looking for ways to provide downloadable Unity DS-1 format multisamples for quite some time, and Sonomic has proven itself to be a pioneer in this field and an ideal partner. When Unity DS-1 format files are available for download on August 1st, you can expect to find a vast array of professional quality Unity sounds for all types of audio production.”

About Sonomic
Sonomic provides instant access to the largest online library of professional samples and sound FX. The company’s global network of top producers and sound designers has its fingers on the pulse of the latest audio technology and trends, ensuring that Sonomic has the widest range of fresh sounds for all production needs. Sonomic’s global network of sound providers includes Zero-G, Q Up Arts, Valentino Production Music and Sound Effects, Clack Sound Studios, Numerical Sound, EndlessFlow Productions, CA Sound, Electronisounds and Doug Beck Music, among others. The company’s library currently has over 100,000 sounds, and is consistently updated and available 24/7 from any Internet connected computer. Sonomic is headquartered in New York City.

About BitHeadz, Inc.
BitHeadz Inc. is an industry leader in the field of software music instruments with unrivaled integration and support for professional audio systems and sequencing applications on both PC and Macintosh platforms. By utilizing the power of the Pentium/PowerPC processors in todays computer, BitHeadz eliminates the need for slow, bulky hardware samplers and synthesizers. Their award winning cross platform software instruments include Unity DS-1 software sampler, Retro AS-1 software synthesizer, as well as Phrazer loop composition software and over a dozen other programs, utilities and titles. Additional information can be found at BitHeadz Inc can be reached at:

2850 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 886-7045

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