Rob Papen releases RAW synthesizer plugin

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Rob Papen has launched RAW, a new synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

Rob Papen RAW

At the Dutch Dancefair 2014, DJ Promo (aka producer Sebastian Hoff) and DJ Free-K (aka producer Freek Vergoossen) approached Rob Papen with the idea of a synthesiser that focused more on ‘distorted’ sounds with an easy to use layout.

Renowned for delivering fresh, cutting edge and musical plugins for producers, Rob Papen invited the DJs to his studio for a brainstorming session resulting in a list of ‘must have’ features and tools for a brand new synth. Armed with this list and several more brainstorming sessions later, Rob Papen and his development team created a powerful new virtual synth RAW.
RAW has two oscillators each with an X/Y field, (as included in Blade and BLUEII) to distort the waveform using Phase Distortion. But that’s not all, you can also draw two of your own ‘waveforms’ and use them as LFO waveforms enabling the creation of unique ‘wobble’ movements that are perfect for for DubStep and other electronic music styles.

RAW has all the great Rob Papen filters to shape your sound further, but in a refreshing twist, ‘EQ’, ‘Waveshaper’, ‘Distortion’ and ‘LoFi’ have also been added on a voice synthesis level. Other FX such as Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, Stereo delay and the amazing HQ Reverb of Rob Papen can all be added to your sound and of course, the cool Arpeggiator/Sequencer, Easypage and preset bank manager have all been included as standard.

In true Rob Papen style, RAW comes with many great presets with mainly contributions from several well known DJs and Producers for instant user inspiration!
Promo, Ophidian, Mad dog, Deathmachine, D-Passion, Rob Fabrie, DJ Thera, N-Vitral, Tha Playah, DJ Hidden, The Viper, Warface and many more…

RAW for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for the introductory price of 119 EUR/$143 USD until December 31st, 2014 (regular 149 EUR/$179 USD).

More information: Rob Papen / RAW

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Vandalism releases Shocking Trance for Spire soundset

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Vandalism Shocking Trance for Spire

Vandalism has announced the release of Shocking Trance for Spire, a new soundset featuring 64 trance presets for the Spire synthesizer instrument from Reveal Sound.

Shocking Trance For Spire is the long-awaited Trance soundset, which brings you epic and the most thoughtfully crafted presets. Filled with top quality, this pack is guaranteed to improve your production for this genre.

Inside you will find painstakingly designed ultra wide leads, hard and soft basses, lovely plucks, impressive pads and catchy arps. This bank is everything you need to shock your listeners!

This soundset is aimed at trance producers of all kinds, and is also a valuable bank for those who produce genres outside of it!

Shocking Trance for Spire features

  • 64 presets for Reveal Sound Spire.
  • Includes 18 lead sounds, 16 bass sounds, 13 synth sounds, 6 pad sounds, 6 arp sounds, 5 pluck sounds.
  • 100% royalty free.
  • Requires Spire v.1.0.17 or higher.

The soundset costs £13.95 GBP. Until January 1st, 2015, it is available at a 20% discount during Vandalism’s extended Christmas Sale.

More information: Vandalism / Shocking Trance for Spire

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System 6 Samples releases Techtronic Movements

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System 6 Samples releases has launched Techtronic Movements, a sample pack aimed to deliver dynamics and punch to your electronic productions.

System 6 Techtronic Movements

Weighing up at nearly 900mb, ‘Techtronic Movements’ is jammed full of flowing synth and bass grooves and tight, pounding drum lines alongside moody and atmospheric vocals. The vast collection of one shots are geared to turn your soft sampler into a Techno weapon. Using the industry standard 24 bit Wav’s and fed through some of the finest processors, ‘Techtronic Movements’ is designed to give your productions clarity and bite.

No efforts have been spared in making this pack fully useable, with each full loop broken down into its core elements for you to cut up, loop and create your own movements. Included within this pack you will find 100 tight and punchy drum loops broken down into Kick and Snare, Top Loop, Hat Loop and Bass Layer. 30 atmospheric and driving Synth and Bass Movements, 20 pitched down vox grooves, 22 hard hitting fx lines, 80 individual drum hits and 127 one shots over four folders including Bass Shots, Chord Shots, Orchestral Shots and Synth Shots, all programmed to work with a vast array of soft samplers.

The pack is available from Loopmasters for £15.95 GBP.

More information: System 6 / Techtronic Movements

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RealDrumSamples launches Christmas Sale – Buy One Get One Free

RealDrumSamples has launched an exclusive Christmas sale on its premium sample packs, offering rekkerd.org readers a chance to get two packs for the price of one.

RealDrumSamples Black Friday Sale

RealDrumSamples premium packs

  • Line of Legends — “The most Epic, Heavy Hitting Drums in the Game. Inspired by the Best, Made for the Best.”
  • Ultimate Percussion Jungle — “The Inexhaustible Library of Exclusive Percussion Sounds from the most remote places of the world.”

Until December 26th, 2014, a purchase of one pack will include a free copy of the other pack. Use coupon code REKKERD-XMAS at checkout to take advantage of this offer.

More information: RealDrumSamples

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Prime Loops launches Total Drum and Bass Ultimate Bundle

Total Drum and Bass Ultimate Bundle

Prime Loops has released the Total Drum and Bass Ultimate Bundle, a special collection of 7 Total Samples packs.

This Xmas Prime Loops & Total Samples are serving you with something truly special! Get our newest Total D&B bundle and save over 50% on the hottest D&B loops and samples.

This amazing bundle will surely satisfy your D&B cravings!

Total Drum and Bass Ultimate Bundle features

  • Total Drum & Bass Vol 1 — 339MB of straight-up D&B Samples, featuring powerful drum loops, intense neuro reese bass samples, raw synth loops, D&B FX, dark atmospheres, tight perc loops and hard knocking D&B drum one-shots.
  • Total Drum & Bass Vol 2 — 235MB+ of Orchestral DnB, featuring Drum Breaks and Loops, Synth and Bass Loops, Orchestral Loops, One Shots and more.
  • Total Drum & Bass Vol 3 — 293MB+ of Dark DnB from Bass Music experts Total Samples. Featuring Drum Breaks and Loops, Synth and Bass Loops, SFX, One Shots and more.
  • Total Drum & Bass Vol 4 — 320MB+ of Hard Drum and Bass in the style of Noisia, Calyx & Teebee, from the masters of bass Total Samples.
  • Total Drum & Bass Vol 5 — 306MB+ of Heavy Drum & Bass samples, featuring all you need to produce hard-hitting D&B Anthems.
  • Muzzy: Drum & Bass — This is the Official Muzzy Drum and Bass Sample Pack! Featuring over 320MB Muzzy’s Trademark D&B Sounds.
  • High Maintenance: Drum & Bass — 318MB+ of High Maintenance’s mind blowing trademark D&B Sounds! Featuring synth, bass, drums, SFX and one shots, everything you need to make a D&B Banger.

The bundle is available for purchase for £54.95 GBP (regular £107.95 GBP).

More information: Prime Loops / Total Drum and Bass Bundle

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