Famous Audio releases Electro Bass Collection sample pack

Famous Audio has launched Electro Bass Collection, a 257MB+ of Complextro and Dubstep influenced basslines, gathered from the Serious Electro series of sample packs.

Famous Audio Electro Bass Collection

“’Electro Bass Collection” contains a large variety of basses collected together to create one neat package for anyone needing the essential ingredients to quickly build a bomb. From deep, distorted, wobbles basses to filthy robo-basslines.. This collection will be the only BASS arsenal you will need to produce those slamming club bangers!

In detail expect to find high quality 24bit loops and one-shots, containing 257 MB of raw content featuring 112 bass loops and 170 bass shots locked at 128 BPM. All loops & samples are key and tempo-labelled for flexibility.

The pack is available for purchase for £19.95 GBP.

More information: Famous Audio / Electro Bass Collection

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Sound Radix updates its plugins + Radical Bundle giveaway

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Sound Radix has announced updates for its AutoAlign, SurferEQ, Pi, and Drum Leveler plug-ins for Windows and Mac.

Sound Radix update

We’ve been working hard at making sure our software works with all the latest versions of the software you use, so today we are rolling out a huge update.

We’ve been getting enquires regarding 32 Lives compatibility with the new Logic Pro X update 10.1. We’ve completed early testing after the recent Logic Pro X 10.1 update and we’re happy to report that so far everything seems to work as advertised.

Changes in Sound Radix plug-ins

  • General Updates (AutoAlign, SurferEQ, Pi)
    • Trial period changed to 14 days, and can now be further extended upon request.
    • Fixed bypass not working correctly in Pro-Tools.
    • Significantly reduced windows installer loading time.
    • Fixed a crash in OpenGL when running on very old windows drivers.
    • Fixed AAX 32-bit issues.
    • Fixed VST3 issues.
  • AutoAlign
    • Fixed crackles in Logic Pro X 10.1 due to change in host sample time reporting.
    • Retina display compatibility.
  • SurferEQ
    • Improved Harmonic Filter accuracy.
    • Fixed midi-mode switching not being recorded in automation.
  • Pi
    • Fixed silence in Logic Pro X 10.1 due to change in host sample time reporting.
  • Drum Leveler
    • Fixed inaccurate beat detection in Logic Pro X 10.1 due to change in host sample time reporting.
    • Fixed A/B not working correctly in AAX.
    • Fixed copying state from one AAX instance to another not working correctly.
    • Improved GUI performance.
    • Double clicking the I/O gain sliders returns them to default.

Sound Radix is also announced it is offering a chance to win the Sound Radix Radical Bundle ($499 USD value) to anyone who likes our Facebook page.

Sound Radix Radical Bundle giveaway

Simply like our page, enter your email address and you have the chance to win all of plug-ins. Even better invite friends to enter and you get a second entry.

The contest ends January 31st, 2015.

More information: Sound Radix

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Inspire Audio releases Synth Percussion sample pack

Loopmasters has introduced Synth Percussion, a sample library by Inspire Audio featuring a selection of authentic programmed synth drum samples and loops.

Inspire Audio Synth Percussion

Recorded by techno producer and sound designer Jürgen Driessen, this library was created using a fine selection of vintage synthesizers and analog outboard gear.

‘Synth Percussion’ includes over 1380 cutting edge, totally unique drum samples and percussive hits, each carefully crafted by hand using reel-to-reel tape recording to add character, warmth and punch.

The pack is available for purchase for £14.95 GBP.

More information: Inspire Audio / Synth Percussion

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AudioThing updates miniBit synth plugin to v1.1

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AudioThing has released version 1.1 of miniBit, an 8-bit/chiptune style synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac.

AudioThing miniBit

miniBit is a 8-bit/chiptune style synthesizer that emulates the sound of 80s game consoles and retrocomputers.
It features a main oscillator with 15 waveforms paired with a sub oscillator (a square wave pitched one octave below). The waveforms are not bandlimited and will produce aliasing.

Changes in miniBit v1.1.0

  • Added Stepper with multiple destinations.
  • Added 3 new Waveforms.
  • Added 20 new Presets (thanks to Frank „Xenox“ Neumann / Particular – Sound).
  • Fixed silence in Mono instance.

miniBit for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for the introductory price of 16 EUR/$19.60 USD (regular 20 EUR/$24.50 USD).

More information: AudioThing / miniBit

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Ueberschall releases Batucada for Elastik

Ueberschall has announced the release of Batucada, a new Elastik Soundbank featuring percussive samba grooves with an African influence.

Ueberschall Batucada

The hypnotic percussive rhythms of the Brazilian carnival are built on Batucada, a samba-based style with an African influence and played up-tempo and ensemble. This library captures the excitement and passion of the style with both ensemble and solo performances. Build your own carnival atmosphere in an instant.

Played by an experienced Bateria ensemble, a full suite of percussion instruments typical of the style were used including repinique, caixa, agogo, timba, rocar, ganza, apito and the mighty surdo, to achieve a full and authentic sound. The Batucada library covers the basic rhythms like samba, afoxe, coco and samba-raggae. With 600 loops in 1.58 GB of samples, the material is organised into three categories for maximum flexibility:

  1. Full ensemble grooves with pre-mixed loops can give you an instant fix.
  2. Breaks, with sparser playing, allow you to lower the energy and add variety.
  3. A selection of construction kits, with each instrument presented as a separate track, allows you to build your own mix. Each kit comes with intros, breaks and main parts.

The soundbank is available for purchase for 49 EUR.

More information: Ueberschall / Batucada

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