Cinematique Instruments 5th Anniversary – 30% off + Win your favorite library in giveaway

Cinematique Instruments is celebrating its 5th Anniversary with a site wide sale, offering a 30% discount on all its sample libraries and bundles for a limited time.

Cinematique Instruments 5th Anniversary

We’d like to say thank you for your massive support over the last 5 years. In order to celebrate this adequately we are giving a 30% discount on all our instruments and bundles throughout September.

With every purchase you will also get a free version of the new Anniversary Drummer.

The sale ends September 30th, 2014.

Exclusive giveaway

Cinematique Instruments is kindly offering rekkerd.org readers a chance to win one of its libraries. All you need to do is leave a comment on this post and tell us which library you would like to have for a chance to win (bundles are excluded).

The giveaway ends September 14th, 2014, 11.59pm CET. Three winners will be picked randomly from all entries.

So go have a good look at all the wonderful instruments on offer at Cinematique Instruments and let us know your pick. Good luck!

More information: Cinematic Instruments

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Samplephonics releases Post Rock Guitars by Mountain Range

Samplephonics has launched Post Rock Guitars, a collection of 190 ambient chord progressions, bowed FX passages, emotive Rhodes accompaniments and soaring tremolo guitar leads.

Samplephonics Post Rock Guitars

Produced by Samplephonics favourite, Mountain Range, this uniquely beautiful sample library has the power to lift any production, irrelevant of style or direction. Having smashed his previous ambient electronica pack we just had to invite him back to create another instant classic.. and what a job he did!

Recorded through a stunning vintage recording chain with the upmost of precision, the finest details of post-rock are on show, paying homage to the dynamic bands of the last 15 years. Expect to hear dense ambiences, delayed & processed leads, delicately washed out chord movements, expansive FX driven leads and anything else you could possibly need to add an element of emotion and texture to your next composition.

The pack is available for purchase for £34.70 GBP.

More information: Samplephonics

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ModeAudio releases Burst SFX for Thor

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ModeAudio has launched Burst SFX, a new collection of Thor and Combinator presets for Propellerhead Reason.

ModeAudio Burst SFX

Tearing jets of noxious, vaporising chemicals; spewing fragments of gigantic, red-hot molten rock; chaotic, complex atmospheres forming and disintegrating within seconds; these are the sounds you will find in our latest interplanetary release, Burst SFX – Thor & Combinator Presets!

This collection of precision-designed sound patches for Reason brings you 40 Thor presets and 15 Combinator patches, taking both instruments to their limits and offering a wealth of otherworldly sound design inspiration. Included in the library are huge explosions, splintering impacts, endless falls, meteoric risers, deep sub drops, shivering reverses and alarming bleeps – to put it simply, devastating and intricate sound effects of all shapes and sizes!

Every one of the available macro knobs and buttons have been thoughtfully assigned within Thor and Combinator, giving you access to numerous musically useful parameters to fit each sound perfectly into your productions. Velocity-sensitive envelopes and every type of modulation possible within Reason have been pressed into service to launch your music deep into outer space.

The pack is available for purchase for £12 GBP.

More information: ModeAudio

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Freshly Squeezed Samples releases Spire Big Room Essentials Vol 3

Freshly Squeezed Samples has announced Spire Big Room Essentials Vol 3, a new soundset by Jan Hinke for the Spire synthesizer by Reveal Sound.

Spire Big Room Essentials Vol 3

Produced in collaboration with talented Dutch sound designer Jan Hinke, Spire Big Room Essentials Volume 3 contains 128 professionally engineered Spire presets covering the popular big room/electro sound.

You’ll find searing leads, deep basses, smooth plucks, and remakes from artists such Afrojack, NERVO, R3HAB, Martin Garrix, DVBBS, Calvin Harris, Oliver Heldens, Firebeatz, Avicii, Ummet Ozcan, AN21, Sander Van Doorn, and many others.

Spire Big Room Essentials Vol 3 features

  • 128 presets for Reveal Sound Spire v1.0.17 and higher.
  • Sorted into well-defined categories: 6 arp, 24 bass, 14 fx, 6 keys, 37 lead, 5 organ, 9 pad, 12 pluck, 12 seq, 3 vocal presets.
  • All presets are rooted (C3) and volume normalized.
  • 100% royalty free.

The soundset is available for purchase for £32 GBP.

More information: Freshly Squeezed / Spire Big Room Essentials 3

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Schaack Audio Technologies updates Transient Shaper 2 to v2.50 beta

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Schaack Audio Technologies has released public beta version 2.50 of Transient Shaper 2, a dynamic processor effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Schaak Transient Shaper 2

V2.50 introduces VST3 format support and a new high-quality realtime-resizable user interface.

This version is cross-compatible to the old version of Transient Shaper, so you can always install the old version back even if your project was made using V2.50.

Changes in Transient Shaper v2.50 beta

  • Resizable user interface.
  • VST3 support.
  • x64 Support for all OS’s & formats including VST on OS X.
  • Backwards-compatible to V2.04.

Transient Designer 2 is available for purchase for 49 EUR / $70.90 USD excl. VAT.

More information: Schaack Audio Technologies

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Prime Loops intros Old Skool Dubstep sample pack

Total Samples Old Skool Dubstep

Prime Loops has launched Old Skool Dubstep, a new sample pack from Total Samples.

Total Samples proudly present to you Old Skool Dubstep. Those seeking to find the sound of classic Dubstep acts such as Caspa, Rusko, Benga, Bar9, and 16Bit need look no further.

Constructed by industry pros, this old school uk dubstep sample pack is full to the brim with top quality royalty-free sounds for use in your own dubstep productions.

The pack focuses on very practical one-shot drum and synth/FX sounds catering to producers of all skill levels including professionals, but also has stacks of loops for those looking for some quick inspiration.

The pack is available for purchase for £17.95 GBP.

More information: Prime Loops / Old Skool Dubstep

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Acon Digital updates Restoration Suite to v1.5

Acon Digital has released version 1.5 of the Restoration Suite, a plug-in bundle designed for audio restoration tasks.

Acon Digital DeNoise
The Restoration Suite includes DeNoise (picture above), DeHum, DeClip & DeClick.

The visual appearance has received a facelift and the workflow has been improved with undo and redo support, A/B comparisons and a new preset manager that allows presets to be exported and imported from XML files.

The adaptive mode in DeNoise can now be set to target either broadband noise only or a combination of broadband and tonal noise. The combined mode allows adaptive de-noising of stationary noise with tonal components such as engine noise, AC noise and similar. The Pro Tools integration has been improved with support for highlighted controls when using automation and automation menu keyboard shortcuts that simplifies the workflow.

Changes in Restoration Suite v1.5

  • New visual appearance.
  • Support for visual themes.
  • Additional ‘combined’ mode in the adaptive denoiser that targets tonal components as well as broadband noise.
  • New preset manager with XML export and import.
  • Unlimited undo and redo history.
  • A and B settings for quick comparisons.
  • Control highlighting in Pro Tools.
  • Keyboard short-cut for the automation menu in Pro Tools.
  • Further bug fixes and minor improvements.

The Restoration Suite for Windows and Mac is available for purchase for $99.90 USD. The update is free for all previous Restoration Suite customers.

More information: Acon Digital / Restoration Suite

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