u-he launches Hive synth plugin preview + pre-order

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u-he has launched a preview version of its Hive synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.

u-he Hive

We are taking the wraps off a new synth – Hive. What is Hive? Think sleek, low CPU use, “super” sounding synth with a streamlined workflow. We wanted to make a synth that was fast, fluid, light on CPU but still had a heavyweight sound.

There are lots of features packed into the single page interface to make your sound design quick and intuitive – drag and drop modulation, solo buttons, parameter linking and much more.

Hive is now available for download as a public beta. We are putting the finishing touches on Hive and this is your chance to give some feedback and help us get ready for release.

The public beta is available to download for Windows and Mac from the u-he forum at KVR Audio.

Hive is available for purchase now for $99 USD ex VAT while it is in public beta (regular $149 USD ex VAT). The serial number works with both the beta version and the final released version.

More information: u-he / Hive

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Synth Anatomy releases 1001 – Ultimate Collection for Dune 1

Synth Anatomy 1001 - Ultimate Collection for Dune 1

Synth Anatomy has announced the release of 1001 – Ultimate Collection for Dune 1, a soundset for the DUNE synthesizer instrument by Synapse Audio.

This is a re-release of a Dune 1 Presets collection from the sound designer Art Renaissance Project.

You will get 1000 Presets for Synapse Audio Dune 1.

1001 – Ultimate Collection for Dune 1 features

  • Coloured Harlequin (128 Presets)
  • DeepDune (128 Presets)
  • DreamCatchers (120 Presets)
  • DUNE Beginning (128 Presets)
  • DUNE Source of life (121 Presets)
  • Inspiring grounds (120 Presets)
  • Live of Dune (128 Presets)
  • MoNoS (128 Presets)

The bundle is for sale for £20 GBP for a limited time only. After the holidays, the bundle will have an intro price of £29 GBP (regular £39 GBP). The libraries will the also be available as individual downloads for £5.99 GBP each.

More information: Synth Anatomy / 1001 for Dune 1

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Loop Lounge releases Soul Of The Machine

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Loop Lounge Soul Of The Machine

Loop Lounge has announced the release of Soul Of The Machine, a DJ Traktor Remix Sets pack by Simon Owen.

LOOP LOUNGE presents “Soul Of The Machine”, a collection of dark techno sounds crafted specially to be used with effects, allowing DJs to create infinitely unique variations of its theme.

DJs have long chosen Traktor for the ability to combine and layer loops to create progressions on the fly. With the “Soul Of The Machine” set, DJs have total control over isolated elements and enjoy the added artistic flexibility and freedom that comes with it.

Each of the four remix sets is broken down to its key parts and numbered for easy logical use. In the booklet, commonly used techno audio effects that work well with the loops are also listed, providing DJs with a starting point for their experimentation.

Soul Of The Machine is available for purchase for £14 GBP (.wav package) / £16 GBP (.trk package).

More information: Loop Lounge / Soul Of The Machine

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ADSR launches Kid Zero – Holiday Bundle

ADSR has launched the Kid Zero – Holiday Bundle, a limited time offer on a bundle of video tutorial courses and soundsets for Native Instruments Massive & FM8.

Kid Zero - Holiday Bundle

Have you ever had musical ideas in your head but didn’t have the knowledge to actually write the music? Or, have you written an amazing track but the sounds aren’t quite hitting the way you hear in other artists tracks?

This one-off holiday bundle from Kid Zero brings together all the knowledge and sounds you need to start producing better electronic music today!

On The Ninth Day of Christmas, ADSR brought to me:
The Ultimate Starter Kit for EDM Producers from Kid Zero An exclusive ADSR offer for 24 hours only – Just $15 for 3 full video courses and Kid Zero’s Dubstep Pallet Bundle

The bundle is available for $15 USD on December 21st only (regular $145 USD).

More information: ADSR / Kid Zero – Holiday Bundle

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75% off NDS-4 Underground House at No Dough Samples

No Dough Samples has launched a 24-hour sale on NDS-4 Underground House, offering a 75% discount on the sample pack.

NDS-4 Underground House

This collection is packing a level of variety and scope that gives you all the options you need to make your music – this is an indispensable tool for a producer. Featuring all the hardware equipment that just does the business when it comes to making the best sounding records. All this, inside your computer, laptop mean this is just the pack to take your productions to the next level.

Underground house samples has over 4700 drum and percussion hits sampled through various different equipment such as the Studer REVOX tape machine, a chain to emulate the sound of vinyl records which is stunningly authentic and an Analogue equipment chain to give a clear but impressively warm and musical distortion.

NDS-4 Underground House features

  • Over 4700 – 96khz 24bit WAV Samples.
  • 3 Variations of each sound.
  • 56 Hardware synth patches Multisampled.
  • Extensive drum collection of single shot WAVS.
  • 161 Bassline and Synth loops.
  • Multiple Tape tones and the sound of the classic MPC.

The pack is available for purchase for £9.99 GBP until December 21st, 2014.

More information: No Dough / NDS-4 Underground House

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