Sonokinetic has announced its 12 Days of Christmas, a limited time promotion with daily deals up to Christmas.
We close our festive lustrum year with a big party on ’12 days of Christmas’ here at Sonokinetic BV
Running from December 12th until December 24 (23:59 CET), Sonokinetic will post a new offer every day on our Facebook page and Twitter.
Check out our gifts and specials daily
More information: Sonokinetic / 12 Days of Christmas
ProjectSAM has announced the release of Symphobia Colours: Animator, the first title in a brand-new library series that expands the world of Symphobia.
Building on the SYMPHOBIA concept, SYMPHOBIA COLOURS brings you fresh sounds in smaller packages.
Two exciting new volumes mark the launch of this series.
This week: ANIMATOR. Next week: ORCHESTRATOR.
Laughing clarinets, jazzy staccatos, xylophone winks and trombone slides – SYMPHOBIA COLOURS: ANIMATOR is a library dedicated to all things funny. Instantly playable, ANIMATOR will become your go-to source when scoring cartoons, animated features, light games or sitcoms.
Symphobia Colours: Animator features
- Aimed at cartoon, feature animation, light games and sitcoms.
- Recorded arrangement: clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, violin, contrabass, piano, harp & percussion.
- Instantly playable, pre-arranged articulations and effects.
- Select solo articulations and effects.
- 3 concert hall mic positions with real-time mixing.
- Tempo-synced runs & phrases.
- Free time-stretch control for majority of instruments.
- Tempo sync for runs and phrases.
- On-the-fly octave shifting (nudge instrument mapping left or right).
- Contains select material from Symphobia 3: Lumina.
- 4 GB library pool (2 GB in compressed NCW format).
- 44.1 kHz 24 bit.
- Kontakt 5.3 format.
- License for Kontakt Player included.
- Fast and easy download experience with ProjectSAM Downloader.
The library is available to purchase for 175 EUR / $235 USD. Registered owners of Symphobia 3: Lumina receive a 40 EUR / $50 USD loyalty discount on Animator.
More information: ProjectSAM / Symphobia Colours: Animator
Straight Ahead Samples has announced the release of Straight Ahead! Bass, a virtual upright bass guitar instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Taking from all that was learned on our Drums and Brushes & Mallets libraries, SAS dove right away into creating a realistic upright bass library. Our focus is similar to our drum libraries; the sound and the feel.
Featuring our new “Accented Legato” script which is more than just stock legato transitions, this mimics the way players truly move from note to note.
Straight Ahead! Bass features
- Deeply sampled beautiful, 7/8 size double bass.
- 3 microphone positions w/ user-controlled interface.
- Multiple articulations.
- 4 velocity, 4 round robins.
- “Accented Legato” scripting for realistic legato playing.
- 3.19 GB size.
The library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $69.99 USD until December 31st, 2013 (regular $89.99 USD). Requires Native Instruments Kontakt 5 full version.
More information: Straight Ahead Samples / Straight Ahead! Bass
Producer Loops has announced the release of Minimal Trap Vol 3, a new Urban Elite series sample library.
‘Minimal Trap Vol 3′ from the popular Urban Elite sample label, brings you five red-hot Construction Kits inspired by the modern sound of Trap.
808 booms, rapid-fire hi-hats and sparse synths are all included for maximum versatility. Trap music is blazing through the Hip Hop and Urban charts, and the “Minimal Trap” series from Urban Elite is your gateway to this brand new style.
Fusing together Trap, and Hip Hop with more aggressive electronic genres such as Grime, Dubstep and Glitch, ‘Minimal Trap Vol 3′ has all of the style and substance you could look for, and is great for compiling beats.
The sample pack costs £24.95 GBP.
More information: Producer Loops / Minimal Trap Vol 3
Roqstar has announced the release of 12 Trap Snares, a free sample pack.
This free sample pack offers 12 very valuable and useful Trap Snare Samples completely free! Some of these samples can be heard on charting productions. These Trap Snare Samples are aimed at Trap, Urban and Hip Hop producers.
We put in some work into the production of these samples and give them away for free. Please give something back by not uploading these samples elsewhere. We highly appreciate it if you share the link to our page where the samples can be downloaded for free instead. We like to hear what you created with our free samples. Drop us a note!
The sample pack is a free download for registered Roqstar members (registration is free).
More information: Roqstar / 12 Trap Snares
Universal Audio has announced UAD software v7.4.1, a public beta download for Mac users that allows Pro Tools 11 owners to take advantage of the complete UAD plug-in library.
Great news! Pro Tools 11 and AAX 64 support for UAD Powered Plug-Ins is now available as a public beta for Mac users.
The UAD v7.4.1 public beta has proven both stable and reliable in our extensive internal testing. We are currently working on full qualification testing on Mac OS X and finishing Windows 7 AAX 64 support. Both Mac and Windows will be shipping in early 2014.
UAD Software v7.4.1
- Total session and automation compatibility with earlier versions of Pro Tools
- Access to the complete library of UAD Powered Plug-Ins in AAX 64
- Seamless interoperability with Apollo series interfaces and Realtime UAD Processing
- Support for Pro Tools 11’s faster-than-realtime (offline) bounce feature
- AudioSuite processing for file-based workflows, which allows you to process files and selections with UAD plug-ins, commit the changes and free up DSP
- Multi-mono support, so you can use UAD plug-ins on surround and stereo tracks with full linking and unlinking capability
More information: Universal Audio / UAD software v7.4.1
Cinematique Instruments has announced its Christmas Sale, offering a 24% discount for a limited time.
We like to announce that we are giving a discount of 24% on all our instruments and bundles – from now until Christmas.
Merry Christmas and a happy new Year ;)
The sale ends December 24th, 2013.
More information: Cinematique Instruments
IK Multimedia has announced a Happy New Gear sale, offering 50% off software titles for a limited time.
One day? Are you kidding me? Only one day to save big on “holiday” purchases? Nope, not at IK. We know how busy you might be trying to track down holiday deals, so we’ve put together a little promo we like to call “Happy New Gear!” holiday sale where you’ll save 50% on ALL IK MULTIMEDIA PLUG-INS AND SOFTWARE. That’s right, everything in the IK software toy bag is half price from now until January 6, 2014. No gimmicks, no tricks… just good honest deals for musicians, engineers and producers.
So if you’re having trouble coming up with gifts for your musician friends, or need to provide someone with a gift idea for you, might we suggest a few of the following. Happy Holidays from the IK “Musicians First” Team!
Use promo code HALFOFF to take advantage of this offer. The sale ends January 6th, 2014.
More information: IK Multimedia / Happy New Gear