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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Wave Alchemy releases Revolution-606 for Kontakt

Wave Alchemy has launched Revolution-606, a new instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Wave Alchemy Revolution-606

The iconic TR-606, recorded 10 times, through 10 unique, characterful signal chains… 5381 unique samples, seamlessly integrated within an intuitive, highly-programmable virtual drum machine.

Introducing Revolution-606 for Kontakt 5 – The most authentic TR-606 software re-creation ever created!

Imagine a studio equipped with high-end outboard gear, vintage analogue tape machines, classic 12-bit samplers and filthy lo-fi sound shaping boxes. Now imagine taking a TR-606 and being able to process and shape each drum sound individually through unique, highly versatile signal chains – The tone shaping possibilities would be almost limitless…

Revolution-606 features

  • 5,381 samples integrated as a unique virtual drum machine with intuitive graphical interface.
  • Recreate every nuance of the TR-606 drum machine or define your own unique sound using the worlds most advanced sampling engine, Kontakt 5.
  • Extensive ‘style’ types, allowing real-time selection of unique, high-end analogue processing chains, per drum sound.
  • Mix and match characterful analogue processing chains in real-time.
  • TR-style 16 track step-sequencer with accent control, host sync, swing/shuffle and extensive parameter settings.
  • Easy synchronization with any host or DAW.
  • Dedicated 7-track mixer with individual processing (EQ, compression, transient designer), volume control and pan for each drum sound.
  • Dual delay and reverb units loaded with custom built Impulse Responses.
  • Master processing including multi-track Tape machine, compression and master EQ modules.
  • Design and browse hundreds of presets, all instantly switchable from a single click.
  • Modular preset browser allows for instant recall of Drum Patterns, Mixer Channels and Tape Machine / Master Bus Settings in thousands of different configurations.
  • Browse 700 included patterns in various styles and easily create and share your own using a fast and intuitive external pattern/preset browser.
  • 800MB in size after unpacked.

The library is available for purchase for £34.95 GBP. Requires a full version of Kontakt 5.2.1 (or higher). Custom built, feature rich Ableton Live Drum Racks (Live 9) and NI Maschine pack included for those who may not own Kontakt 5.

More information: Wave Alchemy / Revolution-606

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Loopmasters releases Dave Seaman – Electronic Underground

Loopmasters has launched Electronic Underground, a sample pack by DJ and producer Dave Seaman.

Dave Seaman Electronic Underground

It is with incredible pride Loopmasters welcome one of the UKs finest and most respected DJ/Producers Dave Seaman to our artist series for an electrifying collection of underground House & Tech samples including Driving Basses, Club Smashing Beats, Hypnotic Melodies and Funky Percussion Top Loops primed and ready for the dance floor.

Electronic Underground by Dave Seaman is an incredible Royalty Free collection of House and Electronica, dedicated to producers looking for cutting edge sounds to drive their underground productions and features infectiously funky drum and percussion loops, powerful deep bass lines, haunting atmospheric synths and a highly prized collection of one shot sounds taken directly from Dave Seaman’s personal library, all ready to drop straight into your productions.

The pack is available for purchase for £29.95 GBP.

More information: Loopmasters / Electronic Underground

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123Creative launches Christmas Sale 2014 – Up to 50% off

123Creative has launched its Christmas Sale 2014, offering discounts up to 50% on selected plug-ins, synthesizers, guitar effects, mastering effects, preset banks, sample packs, MIDI files and more.

123Creative Christmas Sale

Within this special event we prepared special offers for your favorite plug-ins and VST effects such as G-Sonique: Psytrance bundle, Epralux ORB7000 – Reverb, Pentode audio – Vacuum tube triode warmer TRW-1, Didgeridrone – VST didgeridoo effect, Kashmir Sitar – Guitar to Sitar and more.

Now you can get many Preset banks for these synthesizers Dune2, Dune, Massive, Razor, Sylenth1, Z3TA+, Z3TA+2, Albino and Apple Logic ES2 and also all Sample packs with special Discounted prices.

123creative.com team would like to say big Thank you for your favor in this year and wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

The sale ends January 9th, 2015.

More information: 123Creative / Christmas Sale 2014

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Loopbased launches Winter Sale – 30% off

Loopbased has announced the launch of its Winter Sale, offering 30% off sample packs and soundsets for a limited time.

Loopbased Christmas Sale

Happy Holidays everyone! We would like to thank you all for your continous support in 2014. Thank you for another amazing year.

To celebrate all labels on Loopbased are offering a 30% discount on all sound and sample packs in the store – including all new releases and a total of 3,200 professional audio products.

More information: Loopbased

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