u-he launches Hive synth plugin preview + pre-order

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u-he has launched a preview version of its Hive synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

u-he Hive

We are taking the wraps off a new synth – Hive. What is Hive? Think sleek, low CPU use, “super” sounding synth with a streamlined workflow. We wanted to make a synth that was fast, fluid, light on CPU but still had a heavyweight sound.

There are lots of features packed into the single page interface to make your sound design quick and intuitive – drag and drop modulation, solo buttons, parameter linking and much more.

Hive is now available for download as a public beta. We are putting the finishing touches on Hive and this is your chance to give some feedback and help us get ready for release.

The public beta is available to download for Windows and Mac from the u-he forum at KVR Audio.

Hive is available for purchase now for $99 USD ex VAT while it is in public beta (regular $149 USD ex VAT). The serial number works with both the beta version and the final released version.

More information: u-he / Hive

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No Dough launches NDS-6 House Music Vol 2 sale – 75% off

No Dough has launches a limited time sale on NDS-6 House Music Vol 2, offering a 75% discount on the sample pack featuring the classic house/deep house sound, full of analogue equipment, classic outboard and sought after tones.

No Dough NDS-6 House Music Vol 2

This pack is full of punchy drums, pumping beats and a massive collection of loops recorded from some amazing classic hardware.

With this pack we wanted to take some of the authentic analogue equipment used by cutting edge & relevant house artists and put together a pack full of inspirational and expertly produced material representing this raw and powerful sound of true House music.

NDS-6 House Music Vol 2 features

  • 1,700+ 24bit 44100hz drums.
  • 318 Professional quality loops.
  • 57 Bassline loops.
  • 124 Drum loops.
  • 114 Chord, Pad, Lead, Melody and Sequence loops.
  • 23 Shakers and Ride loops.
  • Over 2,000 24bit 44.1khz WAV loops and single shots in total.

The pack is available at a 75% discount until December 28th, 2014.

More information: No Dough / NDS-6 House Music Vol 2

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Plugin Boutique 12 Days of Christmas – 50% off LuSH-101

Plugin Boutique has launched a limited time sale on LuSH-101, offering 50% off the synthesizer instrument plugin by D16 Group.

50% off LuSH-101

LuSH-101 is a synthesizer created from modules that can be found in many modern virtual synthesizers, all combined into a single compact and logically intuitive design. However, this basic simplicity combined with its multilayer architecture turns it into an easy-to-use but extremely powerful instrument that can be programmed and tweaked quickly, almost effortlessly leveraging its maximum potential.

The sale ends December 30th, 2014.

More information: Plugin Boutique

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Future Loops releases Chill Dubstep & Ambient Producer

Future Loops has announced the release of Chill Dubstep and Ambient Producer, a special holiday season collection comprising ambient, dubstep and chillout best-seller sample packs at a discounted price.

Future Loops Chill Dubstep & Ambient Producer

Featuring 5 sample libraries, this bundle will please anyone looking for a forward thinking sound in various styles: Liquid Ambient, Dubstep, Chillstep, Future Bass Music, Nu R&B.

Chill Dubstep And Ambient Producer – 5 in 1 Bundle 2014 includes over 4100 Samples and 9 GB of Royalty-Free content in WAV & REX Formats.

The bundle is available for purchase for a limited time for 65.85 EUR (regular 109.75 EUR).

More information: Future Loops / Chill Dubstep & Ambient Producer

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Soundiron releases Iron Pack #12: Prepared Guitar

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Soundiron has released Iron Pack #12: Prepared Guitar, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt and sfz.

Soundiron Iron Pack #12 Prepared Guitar

This latest Iron Pack brings you a range of different prepared acoustic guitar string plucks. You also get a cool set of 14 different ambiences and evolving atmospheres along with it. Each string was prepared with various bits of metal wires, scraps, nuts and bolts.

This pack includes 33 instrument presets for Kontakt and SFZ, 37 samples and is 165 MB installed. Requires full retail Kontakt 4.2 or later or you can use any SFZ-compatible sampler or synthesizer plugin. It’s on sale for just $3.99 ’till New Years.

The pack is available for purchase for $3.99 USD until December 31st, 2014.

More information: Soundiron / Iron Pack

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