BigWerks has launched Deck Head, a new instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Deck Head is a perfect blend of down south trap music and EDM trap music. “DH” has deep 808’s and basses all created from the ground up to give your music a unique sound not found any where else.
But not only did we create Trap sounds we included textures, gated and non gated pads to add an even bigger spark to your beat making process.
Deck Head features
- Over 230 Instruments.
- Includes: Tuned 808’s, Arps, Bass, Bells, Brass, Choirs, Guitars, Hits, Pianos, Leads, Pads, Gated Pads, Textures, Plucks, Rizer Fx & Strings.
- Custom built user interface.
- Bonus: also comes with “License To Kill drum kit.
Deck Head for Kontakt is available for purchase for $80 USD.
More information: BigWerks / Deck Head
99Sounds has announced the release of Mangling Audio, a free sound library by Poztman, the winner of the first Music Making Contest on 99Sounds.
This free collection of one shots and audio loops is a brilliant resource of glitches, noisy sound effects and processed raw data sounds for your music making and sound design experimentation pleasure.
Poztman has used various databending and sound mangling techniques to create a huge variety of gritty one shot samples, noisy audio loops and glitchy sound effects. The samples and loops included in Poztman’s first official sample pack are the result of experimentation with various raw data sources and software tools which have been used and misused in new and exciting ways. Extreme time-stretching, creative convolution and raw data processing are some of the techniques which were used to create this unique sound library.
Crafted for use in music genres like experimental electronica and glitch hop, along with other applications such as futuristic sound design and soundtrack composition, these free sounds are the perfect way to glitch up your latest audio related work and video projects.
Mangling Audio features
- 149 glitch samples.
- 183 audio loops.
- 4 NKI patches.
- 44.1 kHz/24-bit stereo WAV format.
- 547 MB size on disk; 287 MB download size (RAR archive).
Mangling Audio is a free download at 99Sounds.
More information: 99Sounds / Mangling Audio
Casio has released CZ App for iPad, a virtual synthesizer app based on Casio’s best-selling CZ series of synthesizers, including the CZ-101 model released in 1984.
Along with its electronic musical instruments, Casio has been developing musical apps with the goal of providing the joy of playing music to more and more people. To date, Casio has released several apps that have become widely popular: Chordana Viewer and Chordana Tap, which automatically detect the chord progressions of songs; as well as Musical Practice Tool, a useful app for practicing a musical instrument or singing.
Now Casio has released the CZ App for iPad, an iPad app that recreates its best-selling CZ series of classic synthesizers and includes several all-new functions. CZ App for iPad allows up to four separate parts to be played using the original Phase Distortion sound source by Casio, and features 36 types of waveforms for producing a wide range of sounds.
The app is available for purchase for $19.99 USD.
More information: Casio / CZ App for iPad
VAST Dynamics has launched Vaporizer, an analogue/subtractive synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac.
The intention of this development is to combine a fat virtual analog sound with low system CPU resource usage. And all this with an unbeatably low pice (factor 10 lower than usual synths in that category).
Even though this synth basically follows a traditional subtractive analog synthesis model, we believe that is has it’s own character and sound that needs to be explored. A main focus was laid on modelling fat supersaw-like sounds with various unison and detune models. VAPORIZER does not want to be smooth and gentle. It has sharp edges and can also be brutal. Check it out.
- Innovative virtual analog synthesis model that allows an almost unlimited number of oscillators per voice (e.g. 96 saw-tooth oscillators).
- Three modes – 16 and 4 voice polyphony plus monophonic mode.
- Full stereo – all generators, effects and chains.
- Full effect bank with high quality oversampling effects (distortion, chorus, delay, reverb, comb filter and parametric EQ).
- Old school UI with real analog feeling.
- Everything at sight – no hidden tabs or menus.
- Eye-catching retro-style oscilloscope for immediate visual feedback.
- Monophonic and polyphonic portamento in all modes including ARP.
- More than 50 presets with many different styles.
- Completely alias free oscillators (6 different waveforms).
- Up to 97 parallel oscillators per voice (4 unison / detune banks with max 24 plus 1 noise oscillator).
- 16 voice polyphony with a maximum number of 1552 oscillators per plug-in at a time.
Vaporizer for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for purchase for 24.90 EUR (+VAT within EU).
More information: VAST Dynamics / Vaporizer
reFX has announced the release of Analog DrumKits, a new Nexus2 expansion pack.
Explore the world of real, analog drums! Modeled after dozens of analog synthesizers, you’ll find the punchiest kicks, the crispiest snares, the purest hi-hats, and the warmest percussion.
This pack contains nearly 4,000 drum samples, 64 drum kits and 64 drum loops from every modern genre. Each drum kit contains 61 sounds mapped to your keyboard and ready to go. Prepare to “bang on the drum all day!”
The expansion pack is available for purchase for 50 EUR.
More information: reFX / Analog DrumKits
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