The Drum Broker has launched Rhodes and Vibes, a new sample pack by MSXII Sound Design.
The kit is a hybrid of both original compositions and standalone samples. The Rhodes and Vibes kit is pure vintage goodness. A Fender Rhodes 73 and a Deagan Model 510 Vibraharp (1952) are the only two pieces of gear involved.
Most producers spend hours digging for an empty section of drums, Rhodes, vibes, and other instruments from obscure vinyl records. With the Rhodes and Vibes kit, MSXII serves that up with vintage coloring you can only get from authentic equipment. Partnered with incredible musicianship, this kit will keep you inspired like none other.
Rhodes and Vibes features
- Authentic Fender Rhodes 73 original MSXII compositions in .wav format.
- 1952 Deagan Model 510 Vibraharp original MSXII compositions in .wav format.
- Stems offered on select compositions.
- Kit divided by folders of 70, 73, and 90 BPM.
- Notated arpeggios in Fm-C#Maj7 (+ more) in both Rhodes and Vibes.
- Sampled held notes at C and F in Rhodes and Vibes for advanced layering + mapping.
- Royalty free compositions, no sample clearance needed.
The sample pack is available from the Drum Broker for $24.99 USD.
More information: Drum Broker / Rhodes and Vibes
Minimal System has launched MasterMix Buss Compressor, a compressor effect plug-in for Windows.
The MasterMix Buss Compressor is a has been a labour of love for us here at Minimal System and is designed for those producers looking to add the finishing touches to their latest masterpiece.
Modelled on legendary buss compressors from classic analogue consoles the MasterMix Buss Compressor is a mixing and mastering powerhouse.
MasterMix Buss Compressor features
- Analogue Modelled Buss Compressor.
- Designed for use on the Master Buss and also on sub-groups (Drum Groups, etc.).
- Tape simulator stage complete with tape hiss and saturation.
- Visual feedback.
- Functional and easy to use GUI Design.
- Low CPU usage.
The plug-in is available to purchase for Windows (VST), at the introductory price of £19.99 GBP (regular £29.99 GBP).
More information: Minimal System / MasterMix Buss Compressor
Synthblitz Audio has released version 1.91 of its Nitroflex wavetable synthesizer instrument for Windows.
Nitroflex is a powerful audio synthesizer that offers hundreds of waveforms which users can combine, edit and shape to obtain the desired sound. It can also load any type of single cycle waveforms without limits.
Changes in Nitroflex v1.91
- Improved output sound.
- Fixed stereo phase.
- Adjusted stereo phase to zero for each preset.
- Fixed more presets sound.
- Optimized preset file.
- Fixed modulation menu in sequencer.
- Arpeggiator can be automated by host.
- Added new features in arpeggiator.
Nitroflex for Windows (VST) is currently available to purchase for 29 EUR (40% off regular of 49 EUR).
More information: Synthblitz Audio / Nitroflex
Future Loops has launched Skyline – Future Ambient Works, a sample pack featuring a collection of samples & loops in WAV/REX format.
Skyline – Future Ambient Works brings a fusion between Garage, Dubstep, IDM & Ambient and includes Top Loop, Full Drums, Kick Loops, Bass, Piano, Leads, Synths, FX, Pads & Atmos, Percussion & more.
Skyline – Future Ambient Works is 100% Royalty-Free and features over 500 samples.
The sample pack costs 19.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Skyline Future Ambient Works
Novation has announced the Launchpad S Control Pack, a combination of everything you need to make and perform electronic music with Ableton Live.
Get Launchpad S, Launch Control, Ableton Live Lite 9, 1GB of loops and sounds, and two custom designed cases in a single pack. Launch loops and sounds and play drums and melodies with the Launchpad S, plus control mixer, instrument, and effects with Launch Control. As you move from studio to stage, the custom designed cases keep Launchpad S and Launch Control safe and secure.
Launchpad S Control Pack is a combination of everything you need to make and perform electronic music with Ableton Live, containing Launchpad S, Launch Control, two custom made protective sleeves, Ableton Live Lite 9, and a large pack of inspiring Loopmasters samples.
Pricing and release date TBA. Sign up here to find out directly from Novation when the Launchpad S Control Pack hits the shops.
More information: Novation / Launchpad S Control Pack
Audio Assault has announced a 64-bit version of the GrindMachine guitar amp effect plug-in for Windows and Mac, featuring 10 realistic high gain amps and 20 dynamically modeled cabs.
So I have finished porting my plugin to 64x and Improved the 32bit version as well (AU version coming real soon!)
Changes in GrindMachine
- Improved Modelling Algorithms.
- Lower CPU Usage (700%).
- New Interface.
The plug-in is available to purchase for Windows and Mac (VST), priced at $29.99 USD. A free version with 1 German amp and 3 cabinets can be downloaded from the product page.
More information: Audio Assault
HOFA-Plugins has announced the release of IQ-Comp V2, a compressor effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
IQ-Comp is a compressor which is well suited for all mixing and mastering applications. The FlavorEQs allow to apply versatile colorations to the compression.
The IQ-Comp’s upgrade extends it with a “rough” compression mode which is especially suited for transient rich drums. A look-ahead for compression was also added as a sidechain filter and preset buttons for the FlavorEQs. Furthermore, a clipper can limit the output level with up to 64 times oversampling. Along with the M/S mode this makes IQ-Comp V2 ideal for all buss and mastering applications.
IQ-Comp V2 for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to purchase for 119.90 EUR. The upgrade is free for all IQ-Comp customers who purchased after January 1st, 2013. Customers who purchase IQ-Comp before this date can upgrade for 29.90 EUR.
More information: HOFA-Plugins / IQ-Comp V2
Loopbased has launched FATOMASS, a soundset by Andrey Gladkov for the Massive synthesizer instrument by Native Instruments.
‘FATOMASS’ features 50 high-quality bass sound presets for Native Instruments’ extremely popular Massive synthesizer. This collection is dedicated to just bass sounds and delivers the fattest and most usable 50 Massive presets money can buy.
‘FATOMASS’ gives you ultra-low basses, dirty wobbles, phased pads, filtered plucks and many more sounds. Unleash the power of ‘FATOMASS’ inside your EDM, Dubstep, Trance and Trap productions!
The soundset is available exclusively from Loopbased, priced at 15 EUR.
Loopbased has also added another 15 sound packs to its online product catalog, including titles from Uneek Sounds, Awakened Audio, HighLife Samples, Pure Analogue, Planet Samples, and more.
New packs at Loopbased
- Deep House Superpack (Premier Sound Bank) – By including a hefty amount of 729 high-quality samples with everything from Bass, Drums, Synths, FX, and even some vocal samples our Deep House Superpack is definitely one for the books!
- Experimental EDM (Loopboutique) – LoopBoutique is proud to present “Experimental EDM” sample pack – a ground-breaking collection of sounds that can be used in a variety of electronic music styles. Look no further and grab this one for your collection!
- Arps Vol 3 (Awakened Audio) – ‘Awakened Arps Vol 3′ from Awakened Audio contains 100 musical phrases and arpeggiated melody lines Loops at tempo 128 BPM. Like all Awakened Audio creations, this pack is focused on inspiration and creativity.
- Massive Bass Tones (Uneek Sounds) – ‘Massive Bass Tones’ offers 59 patches for Native Instruments’ best-selling Massive synth. This pack contains deep subs, wild wobbles and Electro House/Brostep basses.
- Funk Lounge (Soundtrack Loops) – 12 construction kits for producing Funk, Space Disco, Latin, Downtempo, Funky Breakbeats, and beyond. 160 broadcast quality loops (13 promo loops from our Funk Guitars loop pack).
- Trap Hard For Massive (Uneek Sounds) – ‘Trap Hard For Massive’ features 117 fresh new presets including kicks, snares, hats, bass, leads, FX, and much more. You will find all you need here to make traditional and modern EDM Trap bangers.
- EDM Build Ups (HighLife Samples) – ‘EDM Build Ups’ is a pack with loops of Snares, Claps, Kicks and Leads sounds, this pack it will help you to fill your tracks breakdown with rise up sounds and make a club track.
- Midi Pack : Big Room Trance Chords Vol 2 (MIDI House) – ‘Midi Pack : Big Room Trance Chords Vol 2′ from Midi House features 12 of the most current-sounding Midi Trance Construction Kits that are ready to mix and match for endless possibilities.
- King Of The Ring 3 (YnK Audio) – ‘King Of The Ring 3′ from YnK Audio is a hard-hitting collection of five Dirty South Construction Kits. This pack includes some of the hottest Trap beatz you have ever heard, inspired by super producer Lex Luger.
- Dubstep Bass Pack (Premier Sound Bank) – Our Dubstep Bass Pack brings you a wide range of brutal, smooth, and big bass sounds that simply cannot be found in other sample packs, everything a Dubstep producer needs when their tryin’ to step up their bass game.
- Drum ‘n’ Space Vol 3: Liquid DnB Construction Kits (Loopoholics) – ‘Drum ‘n’ Space Vol 3: Liquid DnB Construction Kits’ stikes back with six fully mixed Construction Kits ready to take your DnB productions to the next level. This cosmic product is inspired by top liquid DnB producers.
- Stockholm To Melbourne (Pure Analogue) – ‘Stockholm To Melbourne’ from Pure Analogue is a selection of five Construction Kits containing cross-genre, energy-infused loops. Designed to deliver ground-breaking content for the most enthusiastic EDM producers.
- Ubertwang Vol 2 (Vanilla Groove Studios) – “Ubertwang Vol 2″ delivers 41 twang-tastic guitar riffs, rhythms and hooks, arranged in 5 loop sets ranging from 80 to 100 BPM. Recorded with a de-tuned Fender Stratocaster these loops will add some razor sharp bling to your tracks.
- Peaktime Trance MIDIs (Planet Samples) – Planet Samples returns with 30 memorable chord progressions in MIDI format designed to give your tracks the Trance dance-floor breath. If you’re searching catchy chord progression for your next project then this MIDI pack is for you.
- Trap Superpack Vol. 2 (Premier Sound Bank) – Following up on our first Trap Superpack, we’ve assembled Trap Superpack Volume 2 with everything from a ton of Synth shots and loops, including, but not limited to Horns, Sirens, 808′s, and even a few vocal samples.
The packs are now available from Loopbased.
More information: Loopbased