ADSR Sounds has launched Phat Stabs, a collection of 28 Absynth presets by Talou Sound.
This Preset pack contains 28 Phat Presets with one main goal; to go really insane and loud.
In addition to that you get cool FX Presets, some Absynth Side Chain Presets and 50 stereo samples for your Absynth sample library.
The audio preview ‘ Talou Sound – Phat Stabs ‘ is fully produced with Absynth. This means all sounds, drums, reverbs and filter sweeps where made entirely inside the synthesizer, no other fx where used. What you hear is what you get!
The high quality synthesis and sound design involved in making this Preset pack ensures multiple uses.
The soundset costs $18 USD.
More information: ADSR Sounds / Phat Stabs
Dark Side of the Tune has released White Trash, a free sample pack featuring sounds made from white noise.
Mangled white noise is the source for Dark Side of the Tune’s latest free library White Trash. Modular synthesis techniques were abused to create intense sound effects and percussion.
To add even more depth, spring reverb was added.
All 50 sounds are offered in 16 and 24 bit resolution, 44.1kHz wave files.
The download is free from the Dark Side of the Tune SoundCloud page.
More information: Dark Side of the Tune / White Trash
Sound Dust has launched Tiny Chaos Engine, a free “found sound” drum-machine for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Tiny Chaos Engine a sophisticated groove box made with a collection of unlikely sound sources that include a lawn mower, kite flying, celery, static electricity, trickling water and a broken piano as well as some more obvious percussive sources.
It’s great for adding rythmic and tonal interest to more straightforward beats or for creating whole landscapes of clickity clack, wub wub.
Tiny Chaos Engine features
- Chaos button for instant randomisation.
- Order button for an instant return to normality.
- Comprehensive editing with quick edit system for instant results.
- 12 sample engines with individual articulation control.
- 12 sequence engines with algorithmic looping controller.
- Lots of great binaurally recorded sounds.
- Built in manual.
Tiny Chaos Engine is a free download at Sound Dust. Requires Kontakt 4/5, full version.
More information: Sound Dust / Tiny Chaos Engine
Cableguys has announced new sounds by Michael Kastrup for its Curve 2 synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac.
We expanded Curve 2′s shared Preset Library with new beautiful presets from Michael Kastrup. His creations reflect Kastrup’s knowledge about decades of synthesizer and keyboard sounds, giving you beautiful classic synth sounds and some fantastic rich pads with a lot of motion.
As with all of Curve’s sounds, Michael Kastrup’s sounds are free to all users. To get Michael Kastrup’s new sounds, just open Curve 2, hit the Sync button and you can check them out for yourself!
And watch out for more presets from other sound designers to come, getting the most out of Curve 2′s versatility.
Curve 2 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for purchase for 119 EUR/$159 USD incl. VAT.
More information: Cableguys
Soundcells has released version 4 of Simple Sampling, a ReFill library for Propellerhead Reason.
Simple Sampling is your best friend if you are looking for classic old-school sampled sounds instead of huge patches built by hundreds of individual samples. Patches are super-fast loading, CPU-friendly and they are full of ‘retro‘ character.
A lot of great instruments were sampled to get the stunning result: Rhodes Mark 1, Doepfer MS404, Supernova 2, microKORG, Nord Modular G2x, Yamaha VL1, Yamaha SY99, Kawai K5000 …
Version 4 adds combinator & NNXT patches based on 300 MB of new samples.
Simple Sampling V4 features
- 176 combinator patches.
- A note by note (a2 – e4) sampled and looped original Stylophone including it´s typical release click.
- The modules folder contains the basic NNXT patches which were used to build the combinators.
- 9 demo tracks in Reason format.
Simple Sampling is available for purchase for 19.90 EUR. The update is free for owners of any previous full version.
More information: Soundcells / Simple Sampling
123Creative has announced the release of Talktron, a guitar talker/talking filter, and Shamanizer, an “Ethno” plug-in by G-Sonique.
Talktron is a guitar VST plug-in simulating talking / formant filter effect known from real pedal stompboxes. Effect used in many music styles like funk, jazz, hip-hop, and electronic styles. Perfect also in combination with synthesizers!
Shamanizer is a special effect that generates shamanix vibrations and mysterious chorals according to rhythm and amplitude of input signal. Perfect in combination with drums, synths and guitars. We think no more words are needed – JUST LISTEN to the demosongs or try DEMO version.
Talktron and Shamanizer are available for Windows (VST), priced at 9.90 EUR and 15.90 EUR respectively. An introductory price is offered for both.
More information: 123Creative
ADSR Sounds has announced Dubstep and Trap, a soundset for the Massive synthesizer by Native Instruments.
Cosmic Gateway Productions presents ‘Dubstep and Trap’ a soundbank with 73 massive presets!
This pack contains filthy basslines, lush pads, monstrous growls, percussive arps, soaring leads and more!
Each preset is mapped with 8 macro controls for detailed automation.
The soundset is available from ADSR for $17 USD.
More information: ADSR Sounds / Dubstep and Trap
Alonso Sound has announced the release of Alonso Effects Vol.1, a sample pack featuring over 2GB of sound effects.
The Alonso Effects series kicks off with an extensive library of ready-to-use designed sound effects. Choose from a huge arsenal of powerful uplifters, sub-rattling impacts, thunderous reverb kicks, whole ambiences, luscious sweeps, intricate FX Loops and so much more to equip your new tracks with the right sounds to make it sound complete.
Only the finest, most usable sound effects were meticulously edited and selected for release. Whether you are adding finishing touches to your musical piece or if you’re involved with any aspect of post-production, AFX Vol. 1 is for you.
Alonso Effects Vol.1 features
- 995 sounds from the archives of Adam Alonso.
- Library is sorted within categories for easy navigation.
- All loops are tempo synched at 128bpm.
- Uplifters/Downlifters/Reverse FX sorted by bar length (1/2/4/8).
- Format(s): 44.1Khz/24Bit Stereo PCM .wav files.
- Approx. 2.06 GB installed / Approx. 1.22 GB .rar download from cloudserver system.
The library is available for the introductory price of $59 USD until May 7th, 2014 (regular $89 USD).
Rekkerd.org readers get an additional $10 USD discount by using coupon code REKKERD at checkout.
More information: Alonso Sound / Alonso Effects Vol.1