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ToneBytes releases The Bleep Drums free sample pack

ToneBytes The Bleep Drums

ToneBytes has announced The Bleep Drums, a free chiptune sample pack.

The Bleep Drums is a free drumkit sample pack made by our user Stig’s SoundMachinery and based on sounds from Bleep’ synthesizer.

This sample pack contains the set of 32 original one-shot percussive samples (kicks, snares, claps, hats, bleeps etc.) and available in several audio formats: SF2, GIG, WAV and AIFF. So you can use any sampler or DAW with it.

A good choice for chiptune music or to add some vintage 8bit sounds in your tracks.

Sample format: 16bit / 44.1 KHz

More information: ToneBytes / The Bleep Drums


Legowelt releases free Korg Mono/Poly sample pack

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Legowelt Korg Mono/Poly

Legowelt has released a free sample library featuring the sounds of the Korg Mono/Poly synthesizer.

After the Roland Juno 106 sample kit I am proud to present another 300 samples in wav format from my legendary cult all Analog 1981 Korg Mono/Poly synthesizer.

Specially programmed for U…Juicy big Basses, Occult Space Pads, Interdimensional Arpeggios, Futuristic Synthetic Drums, Metaphysical Atmospheres and a lot more…………all ready to take your music into the next sphere of existence!

Download your copy in a zip here and load them into your Tracker/Ableton/FruityLoops/Reason/Electribe/ASR/MPC2000/Amiga whatever u use and enter a fresh plain of unrestrained inspiration!

The sample pack is a free download. Donations are appreciated.

More information: Legowelt / Korg Mono/Poly sample pack


Fingerlab updates DM1 Drum Machine app for iOS to v3.0

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Fingerlab has announced version 3.0 of its DM1 drum machine app for iOS.

We are very proud to announce a new version of the Apple Design Award 2012 winner DM1 The Drum Machine. There is a lot of new and shiny features to DM1 v3.0, that – we know – many of you requested for some time.

To celebrate this release the price will drop for a limited time from $7.99 to $3.99 (50% off until november 3th).

Changes in DM1 c3.0

  • Samples import (from iPod, microphone, AudioPaste, DropBox & iTunes Folder).
  • Time signature.
  • FX per track.
  • FX automation.
  • Pads Ribbon Automation.
  • Export new features (separated tracks, AAC encoding & DropBox).
  • Master volume track.
  • 22 new drum kits.
  • Fixed: Timing precision.
  • Fixed: Export issues.
  • Fixed: Battery issues.

The DM1 app is available to purchase for $3.99 USD until November 3rd, 2012 (regular $7.99 USD).

More information: Fingerlab


Zenhiser releases The Funky Live Drummer sample pack

Zenhiser The Funky Live Drummer

Zenhiser has announced the release of The Funky Live Drummer, a collection of live drum beats, drum fills and 2 massive live drum kits.

Imagine for-filling all your live drum sounds needs in one sample pack, imagine that pack crammed with the funkiest and grooviest drum beats, drum fills and drum sounds.

Well this is what you get with ‘The Funky Live Drummer’, 1036 samples and loops spanning a huge 1.2GB all delivered in perfect 24 bit wav goodness and labelled for superb ease of use, sounds good right, well check this out.

The Funky Live Drummer features

  • 110 beats with trails.
  • 110 beats without trails.
  • 30 fills.
  • 786 kit samples (NI Battery & Maschine).
  • All audio files are 44.1 kHz/24bit wav files.

The sample pack is avaiable to purchase for $30 AUD.

More information: Zenhiser / The Funky Live Drummer


VirSyn updates KLON to v3.0

VirSyn has updated its KLON “The Vocal Designer” vocal harmonizer and pitch corrector plug-in to version 3.0.

KLON is a ultralow latency Pitch-shifting and correction Tool ideally suited for Choir generation, Harmonizing is now available as 64bit version for Mac OS X. We also doubled the number of voices and included new MIDI modes.

VirSyn’s KLON harmonic pitch shifter offers realtime manipulation of vocal sounds.

Changes in KLON v3.0

  • VST3 / AudioUnit: 64-bit version for Mac OS X.
  • Total number of choir voices doubled to 32 ( 4 groups with 8 voices each ).
  • Monophonic MIDI playing mode added.
  • New MIDI mode using 4 different MIDI channels.
  • Further reduced latency to about 10 ms.
  • CPU load reduction.
  • VST3/VST: Host latency compensation problem fixed.

KLON 3.0 is available to purchase for 99 EUR in VirSyn’s Autumn Sale until November 30th, 2012 (regular 169 EUR).

More information: VirSyn / KLON


Loopmasters releases Industrial Strength Records Label Sampler Vol. 2 + 20% off sample packs

Industrial Strength Records Label Sampler Vol 2

Loopmasters has introduced Industrial Strength Records Label Sampler Vol. 2, a collection of samples from previously released Industrial Strength sample packs.

Industrial Strength Sampler Vol. 2 delivers another slammin collection from our most exciting and essential packs. This specially priced bundle contains Ear-Bending Loops, One Shots, Big Riffs and Sick Effects. Stoke your imagination with streamlined inspiration and raw material for studio applications over any hard EDM style.

And don’t forget use the included coupon codes for a 20% discount off the price of each product.

ISR Label Sampler Vol 2 features

  • 172 WAV files (24 bit quality) in total, 267 MB content.
  • 6Blocc Dirty Alley Drumstep: 16 Breaks, 8 Hard Subs, 5 Over drive Bass.
  • Skullstep – The Panacea & Limewax: 11 Hybrid Beats, 1 Pads, 4 Reece Loops, 4 Percussion Loops.
  • Lenny Dee Rewind: 13 Rewinds.
  • Vintage Breaks Vol.1: 10 85BPM Drum Loops, 4 170BPM Drum Loops, 7 175BPM Drum Loops, 2 Fills.
  • Dj Sykopath Slice Vol. 1: 12 Various vocals, 8 Laser Grooves, 8 Bounce B Grooves, 4 You want me, 2 Spins.
  • Computer Core Vol. 3: 11 Effect Loops, 10 Kick Loops.
  • Effected Vol. 1: 12 Twisted FX, 7 Hard Atmosphere, 3 Noise Hits.
  • Demo Bits: 10 ISR bonus Samples.

The sample pack is available to purchase for £9.95 GBP.

Loopmasters has also launched a limited time sale on Industrial Strength Records sample packs, offering 20% discount until November 13th, 2012.

More information: Loopmasters / ISR Label Sampler Vol 2


Navi Retlav launches Predator FX Extension Refill for Rob Papen Predator-RE

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Navi Retlav Extension Refill Predator FX

Navi Retlav has announced the release of Predator FX, an Extension Refill for Rob Papen’s Predator-RE software synthesizer for use in Propellerhead Reason.

This exciting new refill contains 105 Combinator effects catering to several different types of needs: Reverbs, phasers, amp simulations, lo-fi, EQ, compressors, mid-side dual band effects, based on Predator RE’s built-in effects!

But not only effects can be found in this refill. You’ll also find warm analog sounding pads, glitchy plucks, and a special modulator synth Combinators which uses motion within many of its parameters for a unique sound.

The Expansion Refill is available to purchase for the introductory price of $10 USD until November 10th, 2012 (regular $15 USD).

More information: Navi Retlav / Extension Refill – Predator FX