Tone2 releases IMS Exclusive for RayBlaster

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Tone2 IMS Exclusive for RayBlaster

Tone2 has announced the release of IMS Exclusive, a soundset featuring 150 patches for the RayBlaster software synthesizer.

IMS Exclusive takes Rayblaster’s Impulse Modeling capabilities to the next level, breaking sonic barriers with a smooth blend of unique and twisted sounds. Our designers focused on sounds which are exclusive to IMS and not possible with other synthesizers.

This set contains 150 expressive presets, each build to have its own unique texture and character, providing a wealth of inspiration and creativity for you to work with.

Gritty energetic basses, intricate arpeggios, haunting keys, vivid leads and warped effects, all infused with an attitude and fresh flavor. Unique, Fresh, Exclusive!

The IMS Exclusive soundset costs 39 EUR inc. VAT.

More information: Tone2 / IMS Exclusive


Patchpool introduces MetaVox for Alchemy

Patchpool MetaVox

Patchpool has announced MetaVox, a sample library for the Alchemy sample manipulation instrument by Camel Audio.

MetaVox for Alchemy focusses on the exceptional overtone singing of Gareth Lubbe, a true master of his craft who recently became the first professor for overtone singing in Germany. As Gareth is actually a professional orchestral viola player this library also contains several patches with viola sounds, the viola being a string instrument with a great resemblance to the human voice. During the recording session we also recorded duets of Gareth singing and playing the viola at the same time, these sample will make for some more beautiful and wondrous Alchemy sounds.

There will also be several patches with female vocals using samples which were recorded during a recent session with Frauke Albert, a renown german vocalist (soprano), working mainly in the field of contemprary music.

As an additional string instrument I will also use some recently recorded violin samples, another instrument which has a very voice-like character and blends beautifully with the vocals sounds in this library.

Besides using the original vocal and string samples (and resynthed derivatives thereof) for making the Alchemy patches, I am fascinated in the microcosmic interior of harmonics, so I am producing quite a few electronic derivatives of the samples, created by e.g. detaching the harmonics from the root note, then deleting the root note only leaving the harmonics which are then furtherly processed, timestretched, spectralized, tuned to a tempered scale and more.

The MetaVox library is scheduled for release on September 9th, 2013. It is available to pre-order for 28 EUR (20% off regular 35 EUR).

More information: Patchpool / MetaVox


Waves intros SoundGrid Extreme Server

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Waves has announced the release of its SoundGrid Extreme Server.

Waves SoundGrid Extreme Server

The most powerful SoundGrid DSP Server ever, Waves SoundGrid Extreme is pumped up and ready to tackle your heaviest processing challenges.

Try these numbers on for size: SoundGrid Extreme can run over 500 instances of Waves stereo SSL E-Channel or C4 Multiband Compressor plugins, with latency as low as 0.8 milliseconds! Featuring an Intel® i7 Extreme microprocessor which delivers over 40% more power than the SGS Server One, and housed in a rugged road-ready 2U chassis, the Extreme DSP Server is a massive upgrade to any SoundGrid system.

The SoundGrid Extreme Server is available to purchase for $2490 USD.

More information: Waves / SoundGrid Extreme Server


Virtuasonic releases Twisted Beatbox for Kontakt

Virtuasonic Twisted Beatbox

Virtuasonic has released Twisted Beatbox, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

TWISTED BEATBOX contains 400+ Loops organized in 35 Suites. This collection features unique vocal percussions, electronic drums and hybrid sounds, designed from processed human and drums recordings.

This particular collection has been created to spice up many modern and hybrid music styles with some of the most fresh and cutting-edge vocal percussions.

The loops are available in many popular formats (Apple Loops, Rex2, Acid Wav) and optimized for a smooth conversion to the Stylus RMX format.

Each Suite contains one or more main mixes (e.g. Airbeat A MIX, Airbeat B MIX) and other submixes (e.g. Electronic Drums, Vocal Percussions, Human HiHats-Kicks-Snares, etc.). This kind of structure gives great flexibility, since allows you to mix, process and mangle the loops to your personal taste.

TWISTED BEATBOX also includes 11 Kontakt instruments: 7 Vocal Percussion Sets and 4 Hybrid Electronic Drum Kits.

Twisted Beatbox is available to purchase for the introductory price of 24.95 EUR until August 15th, 2013 (regular 29.95 EUR).

More information: Virtuasonic / Twisted Beatbox


iMusicAlbum releases Master Record for iPad

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iMusicAlbum has announced the release of Master Record, a recording application for iPad developed by DMAX Audio and Igor Vasiliev.

Easy to use recording application with convenient controls and very creative effects like analog tape recorders will gives your music warmth and natural sounding professional grade quality.

Master Record can use any external audio source for record or used as Effect or Output in Audiobus. Also you can upload audio files to this application for final processing or before mixing.

After recording you can cut any part of track, make fade-in and fade-out and dubbing track with applying all built-in effects. Then you can send the track to another audio application thru “Open in” option or use AudioCopy/AudioPaste. Built-in web access service gives you easy way to share files in your wifi network.

Master Record features

  • Tape recorder effect with three types of frequency response and controlled wow/flutter.
  • Classic High/Low shelf EQ for accurate input signal correction.
  • Tape saturation effect with three types similar to the different equipment modes.
  • Noise effect with four types of noise for more natural sounds.
  • Separate level control for each channel with link option and channel selection.
  • High quality limiter prevents clipping and makes sound more intense.
  • Highly visible level meters, time counter, free space and battery meters.
  • Predefined presets, ability to create own presets.
  • Compare two different preset or effects settings in real time.
  • All effects settings are stored for each file and recoring mode.
  • Dubbing recorded or uploaded tracks with using all of effects.
  • Cut part of track and make Fade In and Fade Out with three types of envelope.
  • Support Audiobus in Effect or Output position.
  • Compatible with AudioCopy/AudioPaste.
  • Option “Open in” sends file to another audio application.
  • Sharing files thru internal Web service in wifi network.
  • Support iTunes file share.

Master Record is available to purchase for $9.99 USD.

More information: Master Record


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