Samplephonics has launched FM8: Evolving Textures, a collection of FM8 synth presets designed by Ithaca Audio.
The level of detail and complexity in these sounds is truly stunning and should be in every sound designers and composers sound palette whether it is soundtrack, trailer, ambient, sound design or any electronic genre requiring deep, dark and unique textural sounds.
Inside this FM8 presets pack you will find no less than 116 individual patches, each one complete with various effects, morphing and manipulation options and intelligently labelled and tagged for simple installation.
Ithaca Audio have really taken FM8 to soaring levels with this presets library, allowing you to focus on making music rather than tweaking parameters until the cows come home!
The soundset costs £20 GBP. For a limited time it is available at a 30% discount, use coupon code SummerSale30 at checkout.
More information: Samplephonics
Reveal Sound has introduced Industrial Universe, a soundset featuring 50 presets by Vi Ta Lee & Dark Like Hell Records for the Spire synthesizer.
The most distorted spire library ever done. Smashing industrial sounds will take your productions to new levels of your imagination.
Use it for industrial / techno / hardcore / hardstyle / and all other electronic genres.
Add a little bit of darkness to your film score or even some evil to your band’s next track.
The soundset is available from Reveal Sound for 10 EUR / $13.50 USD excl. 19% VAT for EU.
More information: Reveal Sound / Industrial Universe
Spartan Sounds has launched Chart Topping EDM, a soundset featuring over 70 presets for the Spire synthesizer instrument.
‘Chart-Topping EDM for Spire’ is Spartan Sounds’ biggest release to date and is packed with over 70 explosive presets.
This soundbank is inspired by the current chart-toppers and the global labels behind the artists such as Spinnin’ Records, Musical Freedom, Revealed Recordings and Dim Mak.
Take lead off the charts and find yourself signed to these labels with the help of this Spire soundbank in your production arsenal.
The soundset is available from Reveal Sound for 12 EUR / $16 USD excl. 19% VAT for EU.
More information: Reveal Sound / Chart Topping EDM
discoDSP has announced the release of the Andi Vax Discovery Pro sound bank, a free soundset for the Discovery Pro synthesizer instrument.
Andi Vax has released his Nord signature bank.
198 presets for Discovery Pro 6 containing basses, leads, pads and uplifters/downlifters.
The soundset is a free download from discoDSP.
More information: discoDSP / Andi Vax Discovery Pro
Akai Pro has released version 1.1 of iMPC Pro, the professional music production app for iPad.
iMPC Pro is a 64-track music production powerhouse for your iPad. With built-in sampling functionality, a massive sound library, effects, and over 30 performance-driven features, iMPC Pro brings the functionality of Akai Professional’s coveted Music Production Center to your iPad.
Developed in partnership with Retronyms, the developers of the original iMPC app, iMPC Pro comes with pro-grade tools for intuitive beat creation whenever inspiration strikes. It combines multiple sampling methods, producer-tested MPC features, a custom sample library from Richard Devine, and an intuitive gestural editor for the most powerful, creative and fun iPad music production experience yet.
Changes in iMPC Pro v1.1
- Trim endpoint saves and loads properly.
- Delete Sounds.
- Velocity for iMPC Element fixed.
- Added sound delete (drag to trash).
- Crash on set global for FX return and Master Fader fixed.
- Can now open and close precision mode controls while popover is active.
- Performance improvements on save and load sessions and sample edits.
- FX returns were moving some fader controls. This is fixed.
- iMPC Pro now registers as a InterApp Audio Instrument. Should sync better with Cubasis and other hosts.
- You can now drag pads across banks using multitouch. (e.g: begin dragging pad, select bank b, drop pad).
- Various other small fixes and performance improvements.
iMPC Pro is available for purchase for $12.99 USD for a limited time (regular $19.99 USD).
More information: Akai Pro / iMPC Pro
The Loop Loft has announced the release of Long Loops Vol 3, a new MIDI pack featuring grooves designed to make your drum patterns sound as human as possible.
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.
Recorded live by a top studio drummer, Long Loops features grooves ranging in length from 4 to 16 bars, with each loop containing slight “human” variations throughout the beat and appropriate fills in the last measure of each phrase. The result? You can now quickly build up entire verses, chorus, hooks and breakdowns by simply dragging and dropping a single loop into your arrangement.
The pack is available for purchase for $29 USD.
More information: The Loop Loft / Long Loops Vol 3
Prime Loops has launched Chill Synths, a new sample pack featuring loops and MIDI files.
Chill Synths is a lush 270MB+ collection of sun-soaked synth loops and MIDI files for Chillwave, Trip Hop, Ambient, Electronica & more!
This hand-picked Collection features 48 super-harmonic synth progressions, dreamy arpeggios, washed-out pads, side-chained synth patterns and much more!
The pack is available for purchase for £12.95 GBP.
More information: Prime Loops / Chill Synths