Drum Broker intros The Unkempt Breaks XL: 1 Year Anniversary Edition

The Drum Broker has introduced The Unkempt Breaks XL: 1 Year Anniversary Edition, the 1 year anniversary edition of the critically acclaimed drum breaks package by MSXII Sound.

The Unkempt Breaks XL: 1 Year Anniversary Edition

The Unkempt Breaks XL is bigger, better, and more dusty than the original! All original breaks, recorded through an SSL Duality with insanely premium outboard gear such as the Universal Audio 8110 and with mics such as the sElectronics sE 4400, Schoeps CM, Coles 4038, and an Avantone CV-12.

Over 51 unique breaks all recorded on vintage equipment for that classic sound. In 3 formats of multi-tracked, vintage mono, and SSL mix down! and This project only gets better as it packages with a limited edition cassette tape as well! The tape includes numerous bonus breaks that are NOT included on the digital copy. Quantities of the cassette are limited so don’t sleep. Get busy & get creative. Get The Unkempt Breaks XL – 1 Year Anniversary Edition from MSXII Sound Design.

The pack is available to purchase for $39.99 USD.

More information: Drum Broker / Unkempt Breaks XL

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Roland updates AIRA family to v1.1

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Roland AIRA

Roland has announced that the entire AIRA family has been updated to version 1.1, introducing exciting and useful new features requested by users from around the globe.

Easy to install and free for all users, this AIRA update includes enhancements for the whole line, such as backup and restore facilities, and better overall MIDI management. It also provides a wealth of product-specific enhancements, such as external MIDI pitch control for VT-3, tuning control for TB-3, and instrument gain control for TR-8.

With roots in the very origins of electronic music, the AIRA line is designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s electronic musicians. In the studio or on the stage, AIRA brings genre-defining sound and modern performance features to a new generation. The first four products introduced in the AIRA series include the TR-8 Rhythm Performer, TB-3 Touch Bassline, VT-3 Voice Transformer, and SYSTEM-1 PLUG-OUT Synthesizer.

At the heart of AIRA is the newly developed Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) that faithfully captures the sound and feel of some of Roland’s most revered classics. ACB is the technology behind the authentic sound and responsive behavior of the AIRA products. It utilizes original design specs, consultation with original engineers, and a detailed part-by-part analysis of each analog circuit using Roland’s collection of pristinely archived drum machines and synthesizers.

The updates are now available to download from Roland.

More information: Roland / AIRA

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PSOFT releases PSOFT Audio Player for iPhone

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PSOFT has announced the release of PSOFT Audio Player, a multipurpose music player app for iPhone/iPod touch.

PSOFT Audio Player

PSOFT Audio Player is a special music player with which you can modify the sound however you like. It allows you to apply to the audio data various types of signal transformations in real-time, such as changing the playing speed and key, removing or extracting sound from a specified band, analyzing the musical scale and displaying chords, etc.

The app stands out due to its remarkable audio quality. With usual audio devices, changes to the key and playing speed almost always result in a noticeable degradation of the audio quality. However, by using our company’s “PhaseGear” technology, this app succeeds in reducing audio degradation to its utmost minimum. The result is surprisingly natural-sounding audio.

Use the app for all kinds of tasks such as ear training or language study by slowing down the playing speed, creating karaoke tracks by removing the vocals from the original track, listening to podcasts more efficiently by increasing the playing speed, etc.

The app is available for purchase for $7.99 USD.

More information: PSOFT

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Sinevibes updates Atom, Flow & Turbulence plugins

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Sinevibes has updated Atom, Flow and Turbulence, three effect plugins for Mac.

Sinevibes Atom

Changes in Flow v1.0.1

  • Eliminated lag when switching between presets with different sequencer timing.

Changes in Turbulence v2.0.1

  • Eliminated lag when switching between presets with different sequencer timing.
  • Fixed wrong parameter names in the parameter automation interface.
  • Minor corrections in the user manual.

Changes in Atom v1.0.1

  • Fixed presets not loading or plugin appearing twice on some systems.

The updates are now available to download from Sinevibes.

More information: Sinevibes

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The Drum Broker intros The Clinic & Minor Scales by Cardiak

The Drum Broker has launched The Clinic and Minor Scales, two new sample pack from Cardiak.

Cardiak The Clinic & Minor Scales

The Clinic
Fresh out of the HeartFelt lab Cardiak is back with another kit of sick drums. The Clinic, a composition of the triumphant kicks and sharp snares from all of Cardi‘s most recent music. Including sounds found in the songs of Royce Da 5‘9″, Scarface & French Montana etc. Purchase The Clinic and add that Cardiak flare to your production today and watch the transformation of your beats immediately.

Minor Scales
Cardiak Returns With A Brand New Kit Straight from The Labs At HeartFelt Music Group. Cardi gives you all insight on the piano in its most minor details. From chords to progression Cardiak gives you dark, melodic piano loops just for your production formed Piano Loops in WAV format.

The Clinic is available for purchase for $24.99 USD, Minor Scales is $19.99 USD.

More information: The Drum Broker

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ThaLoops releases Timbo Hip Hop Drumz

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ThaLoops Timbo Hip Hop Drumz

ThaLoops has released Timbo Hip Hop Drumz, a new pack that is bringing the raw, acoustic sound of true tape saturated kicks, snares, beat-box and percussion samples for modern music production.

The sound-set was designed to match the style of Timbaland, Danjahandz and Kanye West. Every drum sample is mastered to perfection to cut right through your beatz!

Packed with 191 (.WAV) blazing hip hop drum samples: 51 kicks, 58 layered snares/claps/sidesticks, 54 beat-box sounds and 27 percussion samples.

Kick and snare samples are organised into 3 kits: Timbo Diamond, Timbo Gold and Timbo Platinum. BeatBox and Percussion samples go under XTRA folder including formats for Battery, Kontakt, EXS24, Halion and Soundfont.

The pack is available for purchase for $17.99 USD.

More information: ThaLoops / Timbo Hip Hop Drumz

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Loopbased launches new packs from Pulsed Records, Kryptic, Planet Samples & more

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Loopbased has launched another 14 sample packs from its partners, including titles by Prime Loops, HighLife Samples, Big Citi Loops, Pulsed Records, and more.

New packs at Loopbased

New packs at Loopbased

  • Dubstep Demolition (Prime Loops) – With “Dubstep Demolition” we deliver you all the tools to knock out the deadwood and salvage the concrete core of this unbreakable urban genre! Dubstep Demolition contains everything you need to make a real impact.
  • Dance & Pop Vocals (Pulsed Records) – ‘Dance & Pop Vocals’ from Pulsed Records features an awesome selection of vocals from London based vocalist and top-line writer, MZ. These cutting-edge vocals are processed and effected and ready to drop into any DAW.
  • Childhood (Kryptic) – ‘Childhood’ by Kryptic contains five Hip Hop Construction Kits that include WAV, MIDI and Reason 5.0 files to make your production process even easier. Tempos are included and all loops are 100% Royalty-Free.
  • Trance MIDIS (HighLife Samples) – ‘Trance MIDIS’ from HighLife Samples will provide producers with all the most wanted MIDI files and Spire VSTi presets they will ever need to get their tracks to the top of the charts.
  • Crazy Arps 2 (Diginoiz) – Ladies and gentleman! We are proud to present the second part of the probably best arpegiator pack ever! Crazy Arps 2! Great vibe, incredible hardware sound, extremely melodic, prepared with attention to details!
  • Lean Soundz (Big Citi Loops) – ‘Lean Soundz’ is a one-of-a-kind collection of five Construction Kits inspired by the rapper Young Lean. This pack will give you that original Young Lean Swagg and includes: atmosphere, bells & pad sounds.
  • EDM Drums (Planet Samples) – ‘EDM Drums’ from Planet Samples is a pack that focuses only on one of the most important part of Dance music production, the drum loops. Planet Samples gives you 150 full punchy drum loops of kicks, claps, hi-hats and percussions.
  • Drum ‘n’ Space Vol 4: Liquid DnB Construction Kits (Loopoholics) – ‘Drum ‘n’ Space Vol 4: Liquid DnB Construction Kits’ stikes back with six fully mixed Construction Kits ready to take your DnB productions to the next level. This cosmic product is inspired by top Liquid DnB producers.
  • Drumstep Riot (Prime Loops) – This unruly Drumstep sound library fuses disobedient half tempo Drum n’ Bass beats with some truly disruptive elements including filthy basslines, Dub delays, frantic synth loops plus wet and dry vocal hits!
  • Premier Trap Massive Patches Volume 2 (Premier Sound Bank) – Premier Trap Massive Patches Volume 2 includes 54 club-ready and unique NI Massive Patches that can be integrated into your next new bangers quickly and efficiently.
  • The Blacklist (Jungle Loops) – ‘The Blacklist’ from Jungle Loops is a new hard-hitting Construction Kits pack. This awesome pack contains five royalty-free Trap Construction Kits and is influenced by Lex Luger, Gucci Mane, 808 Mafia, Fredo Santana and others.
  • Date Night R&B (Soundtrack Loops) – Dim the lights, fire up a couple candles, pour two glasses of the best wine, and turn up these smooth RnB jams. Date Night RnB is a set of 42 RnB loops and 29 midi files across 6 construction kits.
  • Techno Kicks in Key Vol. 1 (Audiozone Samples) – “Techno Kicks in Key Vol. 1″ comes with 150 high quality Kicks in WAV format ready to be used in your next chart anthem! This powerful collection of key-labelled kicks will perfectly match with all elements of your production
  • Ultimate EDM Synths Bundle (Molgli) – Ultimate EDM Synths Bundle brings you 3 top production soundsets for 3 of the most popular synthesizers; Sylenth 1, NI Massive & Spire. Bursting with a total of 190 sounds all designed to spark your inspiration.

The packs are now available for purchase as a download from Loopbased.

More information: Loopbased

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