VSTBuzz is offering a free download of Shortnoise, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt by Prodyon, featuring a collection of cinematic multi-sampled sounds and audio loops.
Shortnoise is a unique and inspiring electronic sample library with a huge 6GB of content and over 300 Kontakt instruments to choose from.
Jam packed full of Electronic Grooves, Arpeggiated Sequences, Manipulated Synths, Cinematic FX, Unique and Expressive Performance Patches, this beauty has a whole world of surprises waiting to be unleashed!
Perfect for electronic music, film scores and experimental sound design.
6GB in size.
Over 11,000 WAV files.
300 Instruments & 150 Multis.
Arps, pads, basses, keys, synths and sound FX.
All sounds are completely royalty free and can be used for anything (sound design, music etc.).
Shortnoise is available to download for registered VST Buzz members (registration is free). Requires full version of Kontakt 4/5.
reFX has announced the release of Chillout Lounge, a new Nexus2 Expansion pack.
Introducing a new expansion pack brand from Nexus! Chillout Lounge is devoted to an endless exploration of the deepest and most mesmerizing sounds you’ve ever heard.
This pack offers 128 presets of emotional synths, mood-alerting pads, mellow arps and basslines, soothing bells, wide fx, and inspiring textures. Get ready to float off into a land filled with beauty, bliss and infinite creativity!
The expansion is available for purchase for 50 EUR.
Audio Assault has announced the release of XCTR, a harmonic exciter effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Harmonic exciters can give a shine to certain frequencies in the mix. They can be used on drums to make the cymbals shine, bring up the kick drum on a stereo bus, bring some life back into a dull instrument, or even some shine to the whole mix.
XCTR is a multi band harmonic exciter based on our Head Crusher saturation.
4 processing bands.
Independent drive and mix for each band.
5 independent distortion models for each band.
XCTR for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available for purchase for $39.99 USD.
BeepStreet has released a Mac AU version of Sunrizer, the subtractive synth that first debuted on iPad.
Sunrizer is built upon a familiar subtractive synth design – but with a distinct character and a host of unique features. It starts with two oscillators and two sub-oscillators that deliver all of the basic waveforms and a perfect emulation of JP-8000 “supersaw”, with pulse width, frequency and ring modulation plus a lush unison mode.
The oscillators are fed into two powerful filters with serial or parallel routing, offering traditional low-, high- and band-pass modes as well as comb, resonator, waveshaper, and frequency shifter algorithms – and more. To set all this in motion, Sunrizer has two ADSR envelopes and two LFO generators that can modulate virtually any parameter.
Bespoke synth engine with 24 voice polyphony and very low processor load.
Two oscillators with multiple waveform types, hard-sync, pulse width modulation.
Oscillator mixer with ring modulator and separate noise source.
Per-oscillator unison function with variable detune and spread.
Two separate filter units with serial or parallel operation and 16 different algorithms each: low-, high- and band-pass, notch, comb, formant I/II, all-pass, power low- and band-pass, waveshaper, resonator, resampler, low-pass + resampler, frequency shifter, analog low-pass.
Two ADSR envelope generators.
Two LFO generators with sine, triangle, saw, square, sample & hold and random
waveforms; variable phase, fade-in time and different trigger modes.
Master effects including chorus, phaser, rotor, EQ, delay and reverb.
Arpeggiator with deep sequencing capabilities.
Chord memory function.
A-B parameter morph feature: essentially two synth patches in one.
Factory sound bank with over 400 preset patches; full patch compatibility with the iPad version.
Sunrizer for Mac (AU) is available for purchase for the introductory price of $50 USD/45 EUR + VAT in EU (regular $80 USD).
Sonarworks has launched Reference 3, a studio calibration software for Windows and Mac.
After 3 years and 1M USD spent on development, Sonarworks has just released their newest speaker calibration software for sound studio professionals and home recording enthusiasts. Currently the most accurate speaker and room calibration software on the market, Sonarworks Reference 3 empowers studio pros of every caliber to achieve reference sound at an affordable price point.
Reference 3 is packed with unique and patent-pending technologies as well as automation that enables anyone to do the complete studio calibration process with a visual step-by-step workflow in less than 15 minutes. Reference 3 utilizes a proprietary Perceived Acoustic Power Frequency Response (PAPFR) technology that measures and analyzes sound the way humans actually hear it. During the measurement process, the software automatically detects the microphone position in the room, making the process much easier and the results more consistent. The processing plugin has a filter engine that is specifically designed for audio calibration in a studio setting with a choice of linear, mixed, and minimum phase filters to suit the task at hand.
The Reference 3 measurement software is currently available for Mac for 269 EUR/$345 USD, bundled version with a custom calibrated measurement microphone. A download only license is 229 EUR/$299 USD.
Windows PC users can use version 2.2, which will be upgraded free of charge to 3.0 in Spring 2015. The DAW plug-in is available for both Mac OS X and Windows.
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