Output Announces EXHALE: The First Truly Modern Vocal Engine

A Playable Engine Built for Every Composer, Producer and Artist Seeking that Cutting-Edge Sound
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November 10th, 2015, LOS ANGELES, CA – Output is excited to announce the release of EXHALE, the first truly modern vocal engine. EXHALE is a playable engine built for every composer, producer and artist seeking that cutting-edge sound in today’s most creative music.

“As musicians, we’ve always wanted a vocal instrument that was cool, creative and modern," says Output Founder Gregg Lehrman. "So we decided to build it!” To develop EXHALE, Output enlisted a huge team of acclaimed record producers, vocalists and sound designers to capture, manipulate and shape the sounds. The result is an instrument that pushes creativity to a new level. Adds Lehrman “We provide the starting point, the rest is up to you”.

The powerful engine features three distinct modes: Notes for chromatic playing, Loops for looping vocal elements, and Slices for sliced vocal phrases. Quickly find and customize your sound on the Main page using 4 Macro sliders, or dive deep into modulation, mixing and effects on the Engines page. With over 500 presets, many of which include full banks of loops and slices, there’s literally a world of starting points to help you be creative.

What People Are Saying:
"Yet another powerhouse from the visionaries at Output!"
~ Harry Gregson-Williams - Composer (The Martian, Call of Duty, Shrek)

"This thing is beautiful! Well done Output!"
~ Rik Simpson - Producer (Coldplay, Jay-Z, Kasabian)

"I didn't know I needed EXHALE until I got it! Where was this years ago?"
~ Joe Trapanese - Composer (Straight Outta Compton, TRON: Legacy, Oblivion)

"Unique, interesting and beautiful!"
~ Justin Meldal-Johnsen - Producer/Musician (M83, Nine Inch Nails, Beck)

"EXHALE is dope!"
~ Mike Dean - Producer (Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyoncé)

"A new tool I can't live without!"
~ John Shanks - Producer (Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow)

Hear EXHALE at output.com

Price: $199
$179 for current Output customers through November 30th

EXHALE Features:

  • 500 Presets for instant playability
  • Real vocalists recorded by top producers
  • 3 Modes; Notes, Loops and Slices
  • All Phrases, Loops and Slices lock to tempo
  • 4 central Macro sliders unique to each Preset
  • LFO and Step Sequencer modulation
  • Complete effects control
  • Convolution reverb engine
  • Engine page for shaping sounds into your own
  • Smart tagging preset menu
  • Simple design and ease of use

Availability: Available today at Output.com and Authorized Output Dealers

Product Website:http://output.com/products/exhale

About Output:
Output is a new music company that develops innovative software instruments for musicians, composers, producers and sound designers. The focus is simple - enable music makers to BE CREATIVE.