Audio Assault has released version 1.55 of GrindMachine, a metal tone effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
No need to tweak, just plug Grind Machine into your track and enjoy instant mix ready tones that cut through your mix effortlessly.
Grind Machine keeps it simple, using any of it’s 12 amplifiers and 20 cabinets it gives you over 240 kick-ass sounding rig variations, leaving you to focus on the songwriting process and save time on your mix.
Changes in GrindMachine v1.55
- 3 new metal amps.
- 2 new cabs.
- Now includes 15 all metal amps and 22 cabs.
The plug-in is available for purchase for $29.99 USD (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX).
More information: Audio Assault
Hex Loops has announced the release of Free FL Studio Trap FLP, a free FL Studio Trap template that contains MIDI files, FLP file, presets, soundfonts, channel settings, Wav loops and drum one shots.
Is a great chance for any music producer to learn how to make Trap beats, the flexibility is maximum. You can change any note, pitch, tempos, add new sounds, add new effects.
This free pack contains, beside the FLP files all the sounds exported seprately as one shots sounds and WAV Acid loops, so you can use this in any music software, not just FL Studio. You can mix and match this Wav loops and create new tracks in DAWs such as Ableton, Logic Pro, Reason, GarageBand and more.
The pack is a free download from Hex Loops.
More information: Hex Loops / Free FL Studio Trap FLP
Numina has released Dreamzone Textures, a professionally designed sound bank for the Access Virus TI series of synthesizers, featuring 102 unique programs geared toward deep space ambient, experimental, dark-ambient, ethereal, new age, moving textures, film scoring, gothic, noise, etc.
The programming for this sound set was produced by long time electronic musician and sound designer Jesse Sola who has over 20 years of experience programming synthesizers and producing electronic ambient music which has been featured on syndicated radio programs like Hearts of Space, Star’s End, SOMAFM, and many others. Additionally, the sound designer has produced ambient music for commercial use and several SONY ACID Loop Libraries and has been working with the Virus line of synthesizers for over 10 years.
Each patch has been meticulously designed from the ground up, making ample use of modulation sources and nearly all patches make use of all 3 soft knobs and the mod wheel to further manipulate the sounds. Take a listen to the YouTube audio demo of many of the sounds on this sound set. Note that all sounds in the following demo video are 100% from my Access Virus TI2 with no additional overdubs, effects, or mastering.
The soundset is available for the introductory price of $19.99 USD for a limited time (regular $24.99 USD).
More information: Numina / Dreamzone Textures
Image-Line’s FL Studio Guru has posted a video on FL Studio 32 vs 64 Bit, explaining the differences and similarities between the two versions of the music production software.
Since we launched FL Studio 64 Bit we’ve had a lot of questions from customers asking if they should switch from FL Studio 32 to 64 Bit. In this video we look at the differences and similarities between these two versions and hopefully make the decision a little clearer.
FL Studio 64 Bit is a free option for existing customers while new customers get FL Studio 32 and 64 Bit with no change to current FL Studio pricing. FL Studio 64 is available in a single unified FL Studio 32/64 Bit installer or as a 64 Bit update installer for any version of FL Studio 11.
FL Studio is available for purchase for $99 USD (Fruity Edition) / $199 USD (Producer Edition) / $299 USD (Signature Bundle). New Image-Line customers get a 10% discount on their order.
More information: Image-Line / FL Studio
Audiovapor has announced its Summer Sale, offering a 25% discount on its products for a limited time.
Audiovapor announces the Summer Sale 2014!
25% off all Sylenth1 and Granite banks, MIDI loops, and Reason ReFills!
Sale ends on Sunday August 3rd (one week only).
More information: Audiovapor / Summer Sale
Samplephonics has launched FM8: Evolving Textures, a collection of FM8 synth presets designed by Ithaca Audio.
The level of detail and complexity in these sounds is truly stunning and should be in every sound designers and composers sound palette whether it is soundtrack, trailer, ambient, sound design or any electronic genre requiring deep, dark and unique textural sounds.
Inside this FM8 presets pack you will find no less than 116 individual patches, each one complete with various effects, morphing and manipulation options and intelligently labelled and tagged for simple installation.
Ithaca Audio have really taken FM8 to soaring levels with this presets library, allowing you to focus on making music rather than tweaking parameters until the cows come home!
The soundset costs £20 GBP. For a limited time it is available at a 30% discount, use coupon code SummerSale30 at checkout.
More information: Samplephonics
Reveal Sound has introduced Industrial Universe, a soundset featuring 50 presets by Vi Ta Lee & Dark Like Hell Records for the Spire synthesizer.
The most distorted spire library ever done. Smashing industrial sounds will take your productions to new levels of your imagination.
Use it for industrial / techno / hardcore / hardstyle / and all other electronic genres.
Add a little bit of darkness to your film score or even some evil to your band’s next track.
The soundset is available from Reveal Sound for 10 EUR / $13.50 USD excl. 19% VAT for EU.
More information: Reveal Sound / Industrial Universe