K-Devices updates AutoBeat and Herse to v1.1

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K-Devices has updates its AutoBeat and Herse Max for Live devices to version 1.1.

K-Devices AutoBeat

You know, our goal as M4L developers is to release always new cool devices and continuously improve and update the existing ones.

Today we have good news, wether you already got our packs at Ableton shop, or not.

If you already own AutoBeat or Herse, well, it’s time to download again: we just release 1.1 version for both, and of course, they are free for you ;)
The updates improve the devices and add extra contents… Of course the new versions are retro-compatible with your existing presets.

If you didn’t get your hands on AutoBeat or Herse yet, this is the time: with the current -20% offer at Ableton shop, you can grab these amazing devices for, let’s say that, a ridiculous price: AutoBeat is 23€/31$ instead of 29€/39$, Herse 15€/23$ instead of 19€/29$.

Changes in AutoBeat v1.1

  • Improved GUI.
  • Improved behavior of scales: they now refer to the note 1, the one in the bottom left, as root note per each scale selected.
  • Added OSC support.
  • Added local step sequencer lock for global random and default functions.
  • Added minimum and maximum values for velocity randomization in the macro area.
  • Added more scales.
  • Added semitone transpose for note pads.
  • 6 new drum racks and 30 new Instrument Racks from Ableton Certified Trainers and producers (Afro DJ Mac, Federico Ascari, Franz Rosati, Hyena, Noah Pread, Piezo).
  • Other minor improvements.

Changes in Herse v1.1

  • Improved GUI.
  • Added OSC support.
  • Added External MIDI Sync support and settings.
  • Added “empty buffer on unlock” parameter.
  • Added left/right movement in the grid.
  • Fixed a bug that may cause sliders to do not behave correctly on and after high CPU loads.
  • Other minor improvements.

Since now both AutoBeat and Herse support Open Sound Control, two new Lemur template are ready to be downloaded for free.

AutoBeat and Herse are available for purchase at a 20% discount until January 15th, 2015.

More information: K-Devices

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Audiority releases Abuser distortion plugin

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Audiority has announced the release of The Abuser, an aggressive distortion effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Audiority The Abuser

The Abuser is an aggressive distortion effect ideal to give you a unique sound to your guitars, bass, synthesizers, drums and much more.

We programmed a rich sounding distortion to fit in both vintage and modern music styles.

The Abuser (VST/AU) is available for purchase for the introductory price of 29 EUR (regular 39 EUR).

More information: Audiority / The Abuser

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Vandalism releases Shocking Melbourne Bounce for Spire

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Vandalism Shocking Melbourne Bounce for Spire

Reveal Sound has introduced Shocking Melbourne Bounce, a soundset by Vandalism for the Spire synthesizer instrument by Reveal Sound.

‘Shocking Melbourne Bounce For Spire’ is the first Melbourne soundset from Vandalism.

This bank is filled with 64 innovative patches. Every preset is painstakingly designed. This amazing release brings you only fresh, unique and the most thoughtfully crafted sounds! You are supposed to find the freshest and the most impressive presets, ready to move the crowd!

There’s thousands of typical EDM oriented banks, but when it comes to original sounds, these are truly different, designed with maximum precision are definitely beyond the trends!

Shocking Melbourne Bounce features

  • 64 Reveal Sound Spire presets.
  • 20 Bass sounds.
  • 19 Lead sounds.
  • 22 Synth sounds.
  • 3 Pluck sounds.
  • ModWheel assignment.
  • Requires Spire v.1.0.17 or higher.

The soundset is available from Reveal Sound for 15.95 EUR / $20.31 USD.

More information: Reveal Sound / Shocking Melbourne Bounce

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The Loop Loft launches Weekend Special Sale – 50% off loop packs

The Loop Loft has announced a limited time sale on 5 of its loop collections, offering a 50% discount this weekend only.

The Loop Loft Weekend Specials

Loop Loft Weekend Sale

  • Indie Rock Drums – $19.50 (regular $39 USD).
    We get it. You’re an indie artist and you’re not looking for over-produced drum loops that sound like outtakes from a 1987 Bon Jovi session. This is exactly why we’ve created our latest collection, Indie Rock Drums.
  • Complete Takes Vol 1 – $19.50 (regular $39 USD).
    From the four stick clicks counting off the track, to the final crash of the last measure, Complete Takes provides you with 3 full songs of pristine drums and percussion recorded live at The Loop Loft.
  • Everything But Sticks – $24.50 (regular $49 USD).
    Let’s be honest. 99% of the drum loops in existence use sticks. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but isn’t it time to do something different? This is why we set out to produce Everything But Sticks.
  • Long Loops MIDI – $14.50 (regular $29 USD).
    Are you tired of working with short, 1 to 2 bar loops? Do you find yourself altering loop patterns or manually programming fills for song transitions? Then Long Loops is the MIDI release you’ve been waiting for.
  • Brazilian Drums Vol 2 – $19.50 (regular $39 USD).
    Drawing on inspiration from blues greats like Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King, John Lee Hooker and B.B. King, we crafted six complete sessions featuring hundreds of loops and samples.

The sale ends November 24th, 2014.

More information: The Loop Loft / Weekend Specials

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Loopmasters releases Cause 4 Concern Drum & Bass Unleashed

Loopmasters has released Drum & Bass Unleashed, a sample pack by drum and bass producers Cause 4 Concern.

Cause 4 Concern Drum & Bass Unleashed

Drum & Bass Unleashed is a powerful high quality toolbox of audio weapons that have one goal in mind: To Cause Maximum Dancefloor Damage. Each Loop and sound within this collection has been stamped with the trademark C4C sound and precision EQ-ed and shaped for maximum power and impact in the mix.

Cause 4 Concern aka Optiv, CZA and StuC4C have been an institution in drum & bass since their collective beginning back in 1999 and during those 15 Strong years in the music industry Cause 4 Concern have set about and conquered many different styles of D&B, be it on their own family of labels, or via such major players as Virus, Subtitles, Renegade Hardware, Playaz and many more. Their performances have graced all parts of the world, and have left crowds stunned and begging for more.

Their first release was on the mighty Moving Shadow, and it wasn’t long until they put their creative heads together, and started their own seminal imprint C4C Recordings. Cause 4 Concern’s sound is a story of contrasts. From the light to the dark they blend the seemingly simple with the highly intricate, and now for the first time they open their doors to producers worldwide with an incredible source of production ready sounds.

The sample pack is available for purchase for £29.95 GBP, with individual parts sold separately starting at £4.95 GBP.

More information: Loopmasters / Drum & Bass Unleashed

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