ModeAudio launches Flash Sale – 33% off drum & percussion packs

ModeAudio has announced a flash sale, offering a 33% discount on its drum and percussion sample pack for a limited time.

We’ve launched a flash sale on all our drum and percussion sample packs – get a massive 33% off till Monday 24th August, 2014! This includes drum samples as well as kit sampler patches.

From thumping kick samples and smashing snare hits to sharp hi hats (open and closed), snappy rim shots, thundering toms and unusual found percussion samples, there’s a wealth of dynamic drum and percussion power waiting to be discovered in the sale.

Pick up a bargain on quality drum sounds now!

The sale ends Monday August 24th, 2014 (packs can also be included in the 3 for 2 deal).

More information: ModeAudio

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Samplephonics releases Machine Code: Analogue Techno

Samplephonics has launched Analogue Techno, a new pack featuring samples by Machine Code.

Machine Code: Analogue Techno

Conceived within the vicious amalgam of producers Dean Rodell and Current Value’s epic past, Analogue Techno holds the finest collection of modular techno sounds we’ve ever assembled.

Drawing on years of experience and utilising their stunning home modular synth collection, this intense sample library includes the richest of evolving pads, the dirtiest of 303 style bass lines, some of the gnarliest processed drums we’ve ever heard as well as numerous folders of brutal leads, processed percussion and abstract glitches.

Expect the unexpected in this twisted library of gargantuan sounds. Covering all styles from industrial Berlin minimalism to the most modern of technical productions, this pack guarantee’s to add depth, warmth and brutal textures to your next composition.

The pack is available for purchase for £34.70 GBP.

More information: Samplephonics

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Singomakers releases FL Studio Track Templates

Singomakers has launched FL Studio Track Templates, a collection of 6 ready to go, royalty free full tracks in genres of Trap, Drum & Bass, Glitch Hop/IDM, Deep House, Deep Tech and Progressive House.

Singomakers FL Studio Track Templates

6 completely produced, mixed and mastered FL Studio projects, created with integrated FL tools only. Compatible with FL Studio 10+!

All tracks created with the following FL plugins: Fruity Parametric EQ2, Fruity Wave Shaper, Fruity Compressor, Fruity Gross Beat, Fruity Stereo Shaper, Fruity Reverb 2, Fruity Multiband Compressor, Fruity Filter, Fruity Delay 2, Fruity Chorus, Fruity Bass Boost, Fruity Stereo Enchancer, Fruity Hardcore, Fruity Love Filter, Fruity Delay Bank, , Fruity Maximus, Fruity Limiter and NI Massive 1.3.

Conveniently provided in Zip main – Full pack with all templates in one and available as genre separated packs – Trap, Drum & Bass, Glitch Hop/IDM zip, and Deep House, Deep Tech, Progressive House zip.

This Essential sample pack is perfect for upcoming FL Studio producers and professionals who are looking to find new tricks and ideas!

The pack is available for purchase for £19.95 GBP.

More information: Singomakers / FL Studio Track Templates

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MeldaProduction updates effect plugins to v8.05

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MeldaProduction has released version 8.05 of its effect plugins, which includes several optimizations, improvements and fixes.

8.05 is a big technological update, which provides several improvements, optimizations and fixes. It is recommended to install this update. It is necessary to use the newest installer from our download page.

Changes in version 8.05

  • Added select random preset button next to each all buttons.
  • Added Economy mode to MVintageRotary and MRotary, which speeds up processing in 96kHz by about 3x and 192kHz by about 10x.
  • Modulation effects now provide “LFO override” feature, which lets you directly control the modulation signal, map it to modulators, automate it…
  • Colors of all time graphs can now be configured and are stored with the settings. Settings are not stored in MMultiAnalyzer as these are overridden by track colors.
  • All time graphs now support 2 axes, left and right, both can be overridden with different axes if needed.
  • Added select-all/none feature to MMultiAnalyzer.
  • Highly improved ADSRs – added immediate release, tremolo, hold down etc.
  • Most preset buttons are now bigger and contain preset name.
  • Highly improved harmonics detection from sample in signal generators in harmonic mode.
  • Advanced parameters from modulators (step sequencer, shape…) can now be learnt to other modulators / multiparameters.
  • ADSR custom shape editor is now zoomable and contains units.
  • Randomization for banks in multiparameters now allows the standard ctrl (for slight adjustment) & alt (for full randomization) combinations.
  • Improved upsampling performance and memory consumption.
  • Band settings (even advanced) of all equalizers are now displayed permanently until you close them or open another band’s settings.
  • Randomizer subpresets are now hidden.
  • MMultiBandComb, MWobbler and MComb now has buttons to enable each filter directly from the tabs in the main view.
  • Fix: The plugins might have not generated additional channels when set to convert mono/stereo -> surround.
  • Fix: When moving multiparameter banks, the values of target parameters didn’t immediately update.
  • Fix: MSpectralDynamics, MDynamics, MMultiBandDynamics could stop producing sound when some specific custom attack/release settings have been used.
  • Fix: Fixed compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5.
  • Fix: ADSR custom shapes didn’t update until attack/release was changed.
  • Fix: Modulators could freeze during learning.
  • Fix: MRhythmizer didn’t link MIDI note-offs between different sequence types.
  • Fix: Areas editor could crash when no areas have been loaded yet in all equalizers.
  • Fix: MMultiBandConvolution could freeze when a band has been added.
  • Fix: MVintageRotary could generate loud buzz or even crash under some specific settings and hosts.
  • Fix: MLoudnessAnalyzer was showing an dysfunctional horizontal zoomer and axis in the time graph view.
  • Fix: MDynamics and MMultiBandDynamics didn’t store transfer shape time graph settings.
  • Fix: All time graphs didn’t show loudness units as LU but dB instead and didn’t match when extensively zoomed in.
  • Fix: MMultiAnalyzer could crash in certain situations involving loudness/waveform tab.
  • Fix: MMultiAnalyzer often caused glitches on change of graphical properties.
  • Fix: MTuner didn’t provide MIDI output as AAX.
  • Fix: Plugins didn’t update high-quality upsampling enable change immediately.
  • Fix: MRotary and MVintageRotary didn’t sound the same in different sampling rates.
  • Fix: MDynamicEq and MAutoDynamicEq band advanced settings link grid didn’t update immediately.
  • Fix: MFreeformEqualizer and MFreeformAnalogEq could crash when changing the processing graph.
  • Fix: Plugins might not have presets or some other data when installed on a multi-account machine.
  • Fix: Preset name might not have stored correctly if the preset list has changed.

The update is now available to download.

More information: Meldaproduction

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Soundbox releases Impacts, Risers & Drops sample pack

Soundbox has launched its new Impacts, Risers & Drops collection of sound fx loops.

Soundbox Impacts, Risers & Drops

Soundbox have unleashed the beast with this their latest whopper of a collection Impacts, Risers & Drops. A humungous 4.06GB of pure effects heaven is jammed into this professionally crafted pack of loops and samples.

Crossing all genres spanning from 120Bpm, 128Bpm to 140Bpm you are bound to find the perfect FX accompaniment for your productions. Fans of Deep House, Tech House, Techno, Progressive, Dubstep, Electro and Glitch alike will find this behemoth selection of FX a no brainer for their sample weaponry.

In each of the 3 Bpm synced folders you will find 300 loops split into 3 sections of Drops, Risers and Impacts. A total of 900 loops make this Soundbox release, the biggest and best value collection to date.

The pack is available from Loopmasters for £16.95 GBP.

More information: Soundbox / Impacts, Risers & Drops

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Daniel Stawczyk releases Times for String Studio VS-2

Daniel Stawczyk Times

Daniel Stawczyk aka Status has launched Times, a collection of 187 presets for the String Studio VS-2 modeling synthesizer by Applied Acoustics Systems.

Following the release of the “Frontier” sound bank for Applied Acoustics Systems’ string modeling synthesizer.

Do not hesitate to ask “How many TIMES have I been told this synth is more that one can get?

Times features

  • 18 ambient presets,
  • 15 chords to enrich the compositions,
  • 14 crashing leads,
  • 7 calm pads,
  • 12 gated flows,
  • 17 original sound effects,
  • 46 inpiring synthesizers,
  • 11 bass arpeggiators,
  • 17 heavy-guitar arps thanks to the synth’s special engine,
  • and 30 original melody arpeggiators to compose your breaking hits.

The soundset is available for purchase for $18.70 USD.

More information: Daniel Stawczyk / Times

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Franke Music updates Stroke Machine drum & groove synth for iPad

Franke Music has released version 2 of its Stroke Machine drum and groove synthesizer and sequencer app for iPad.

Franke Music Stroke Machine

Program your own rhythm and groove patterns and switch between them in a live performance. Mute or solo individual instruments, change parameters on the fly and record your performance as high-quality audio file for sharing or later editing on your computer.

The high-contrast user interface is perfectly suited for dim light situations on stage and assists in sound creation in the studio.

Stroke Machine’s powerful synthesizer engine features high-quality Oscillator, Filter, Overdrive and Effect models, extremly fast Envelopes and LFO, sample-exact Pattern Sequencer and a sophisticated Sample, Sound and Pattern library.

Changes in Stroke Machine v2.0

  • Maximum settings of Bar, Beat and Step highly increased (up to 16 bars with 16 beats with 16 steps in each pattern).
  • AudioBus 2 support including saving and loading of the current Stroke Machine kit.
  • Added Mix view with important mix parameters for the percussion and melody sounds like Mute, Solo, Volume, Pan, FX Bus and FX Send. To automate them, activate the respective Modulation Sequence.
  • Added Pad view with big, velocity-sensitive pads for the 12 percussion sounds.
  • Added MIDI channel selection for each melody sound and all percussion sounds to 1 to 16, Omni (all channels) and Off (no channel).
  • Layer sounds by setting several parts to the same MIDI channel.
  • Added Route button.
  • Added Internal/External Sequencer button.or the sequencer of the host app.
  • Added MIDI Learn.
  • Added MIDI Program Change reception.
  • Changed Master Volume to only control the volume of Stroke Machine rather than the overall iPad volume.
  • Added Clear Pattern button in Kit view.
  • Added LFO phase beat sync.
  • Fixed crash when tapping Next or Previous Kit while in topmost library folder.
  • Fixed crash with Share Kit/Sound on iOS 6.
  • Fixed crash when editing notes while recording.
  • Fixed freeze when an interruption occured such as an incoming Skype call.
  • Fixed an issue with soloed parts when loading a kit.
  • Fixed possible double playback of notes on first step when syncing to MIDI Clock.
  • Fixed LFO rate exceeding valid bounds.

Stroke Machine for iPad is available for purchase for $9.99 USD.

More information: Franke Music

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