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AIKO v1.2

Like half a year has passed since last update. My current main job is particularly busy in winter, so I’m a bit off from GUI work.
But now a long awaited update is shipped!

LFO on the Leftmost

Some people suggest that it should be more natural for LFOs to be placed left. Now I know that many synthesizers have that layout.

  • Moog Voyeur
  • Moog Subphatty
  • Jupiter-8
  • Juno-60
  • JP-8080
  • Prophet-5

So does AIKO.
Those who like the old layout can still revert back the style manually. (Read the userguide.)

Dynamic Display Improvement

In Digital OSC, dynamic displaying works for all waveform types. But unlike MULTISAW, only either parameter affects the display. This is due to the limitation of U-he’s theming system.

Next One …… Bazille!

The best work ever I made! The fundamental principle is the same as AIKO: Neither too much like hardware, nor too simple. Clear to see, easy to use and somehow cute.

Ghost Mode

I’ve always added additional features into U-he skins. This time, the killer feature is the Ghost Mode.

Just by turning the “Ghost” switch on, all the cables are hidden. You can concentrate on tuning parameters without being frustrated by the cables all around.

“Hide inactive effects” is another great feature. This needs a special trick! U-he guys might not come up with this.

The new theme is named “Tokyo Ghost“.

It’s almost done and now on the final stage… testing the usability by synthesizing sounds practically. Stay tuned!

Yuta Yoshimatsu

Ohayo. I'm a Japanese graphic and sound designer. I love u-he products and speak u-he's theming language as fluently as any man.


  • (Anonymous) says:

    Is there a pack to get all your skins?

  • (Anonymous) says:

    Did you make any progress with Tokyo Ghost?

  • (Anonymous) says:

    I just got the Aiko Diva skin. Everything is great, except the cutoff rings. It’s really hard to select a specific ring – especially the middle one!

  • (Anonymous) says:

    Nice work on AIKO! It took me 5 min with the demo to decide to buy it. BTW I noticed a spelling error, UNIPOLER should be UNIPOLAR.

  • (Anonymous) says:

    Please post an update about the Bazille skin

  • (Anonymous) says:

    when bazzile skin with ghost skin is out?

  • (Anonymous) says:

    I love the tokyo ghost bazille skin ? when will it be finished and available to buy ??

    • (Anonymous) says:

      Please could you give us an update on a release date for your Bazille skin. Really looking forward to this as the AIKO Diva skin has really made using DIVA much more of a pleasure. Many thanks.

      • Yuta Yoshimatsu says:

        Hi, I wrote an article about this. Please read it.

        • (Anonymous) says:

          Thanks for the info Yuta. Really looking forward to the Bazille skin. I would recommend the AIKO Diva skin to anyone who likes to program Diva but perhaps finds the original interface a bit cumbersome. You could really do with a donate option on your site as well Yuta. I would love to be able to donate a small amount every so often just to say “Thanks” for all your hard work.

          • Yuta Yoshimatsu says:

            I appreciate your recommending! and glad to hear about donation.
            But rather than donation, I’d like to earn by selling my products. So instead of donating, I hope you’ll have a look at our future products and get them if you like!

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