ADSR Sounds has launched a 24-hour sale on the Echo Sound Works Christmas Bundle, offering a collection of 500+ patches for NI Massive for just $14 USD.
Echo Sound Works’ Christmas Bundle is only available for 24 hours and includes both Massive Beast V1 AND 2 plus 3 full banks of EDM snares, kicks and claps.
This awesome bundle pack is bursting full of 540 club-worthy EDM sounds for almost any genre of EDM including Progressive, House, Electro, Dubstep, Melbourne, Trap and even Garage/Deep House, plus bonuses galore!
The bundle is available for purchase for $14 USD on December 18th, 2014 (regular $74 USD).
More information: ADSR / Echo Sound Works Christmas Bundle
Native Instruments has launched Replika, a free delay effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
REPLIKA packs two professional quality delays and a powerful diffusion algorithm into a sleek, streamlined interface. Simple to use with a resonant filter and classic phaser built in, REPLIKA is a versatile delay for anything from subtle slapback to warped sheets of noise.
REPLIKA provides three distinct algorithms. Modern is a digital delay that delivers the crystal-clear repeats of high-end units. Vintage Digital delivers the charismatic grit of early studio delays. Diffusion delivers a fresh sound that rides the line between delay and reverb.
A high-class resonant filter and classic phaser add subtle to drastic motion that can be sync’d to the beat for intense sound design. You can even adjust your signal’s placement in the mix with normal, wide, and ping pong stereo modes.
REPLIKA’s powerful sound shaping features are laid out on a slick, essentials-only interface. Choose your delay mode and fine-tune lows and highs. One-knob subdivision adjustment steps you through the most widely-used delay times. And adding modulation is just as easy with simple combinations of three intuitive knobs and two buttons to choose between phaser and filter – lowpass, highpass or notch.
Replika for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to download at no charge.
More information: Native Instruments / Replika
Propellerhead has launched Discover, a new music-making service that allows you to create, share, collaborate and remix with other musicians.
This free music service connects the Figure and Take mobile apps with the award-winning Reason music production software, to make it easy to exchange music pieces.
Propellerhead is also introducing Discover—feeds of inspiring community-made music ready for you to use, build on, remix and sample in your own creations.
“Our mission has always been about realizing musical dreams, and this is the next step,” said Ernst Nathorst-Böös, Propellerhead CEO. “Unlike other music-making services we’re not building this exclusively for producers. If you love to sing or play guitar, the Propellerhead community creates inspiring music pieces for you to record on. If producing is your passion, there are amazing pieces out there to pick up and build on, sample or remix. We’re launching in beta so you can try it out today and tell us how we can make it perfect for you.” More thoughts from Ernst you find at his blog: https://www.propellerheads.se/blog/crew/propellerhead-make-music-together
The new Propellerhead music-making service brings together Figure and Take apps with the award-winning Reason music production platform to bridge the gap between mobile and studio workflows:
- Move musical ideas between mobile apps and Reason—invite Take users to sing on a Figure beat, or finish a Take song with Reason’s full suite of instruments and effects
- Share music publicly, unlisted to your friends, or to your social network of choice
- Find inspiration in Discover—Propellerhead-curated, community made music pieces, all ready and available for use in your creations
Updated versions of Reason, Take and Figure that connect to the service are available today.
More information: Propellerhead / Discover
Primal Audio has launched FM4, a synthesizer app for iOS.
FM4 is a four operator FM synthesizer for iPad. Modelled on the first commercially available FM synths from the 1980s FM4 provides the same gritty sound, with a modern interface, and without being bound by the limitations of the original units. For example we have thrown in an arpeggiator, a thick unison mode, and a pitch envelope with a tweakable curve ideal for percussive sounds. Thus FM4 is capable of producing a multitude of sounds, ranging from punchy basses, crystal-clear bells, and lush pads, to organic textures, striking drums, and piercing leads.
- 4 operators, configurable via eight different routings.
- 3 sound engines modelled on 1980s hardware units.
- 8 waveforms derived from classic FM synths.
- Unison: 2x, 3x, and 4x — works in polyphonic mode.
- Microtuning with eight different temperaments.
- Arpeggiator, tempo-syncable with up, down, up-down, and random patterns.
- Connectivity: supports Inter-App Audio, Background Audio, and MIDI (Audiobus is planned).
- Polyphonic: 8 voices on iPad-mini/iPad 2, 24 voices on iPad Air.
- 128 Presets organised into eight banks — user presets can be imported/exported through iTunes.
The app is available for purchase for the introductory price of $0.99 USD through December, 2014.
More information: Primal Audio
Softube has announced that its Saturation Knob effect plug-in is now available at no charge.
As of today, Softube’s Saturation Knob is available as a free download. It can be used in any VST, Audio Units or AAX host—and also as a Rack Extension in Propellerheads Reason—on both Mac and Windows platforms. You’re welcome.
The Saturation Knob has previously been available exclusively for Presonus Studio One and Pro Tools users, but today we make it available for users of other DAWs as well. For VST, AAX and Audio Units, Saturation Knob is part of the installer package, which includes all Softube plug-ins.
No iLok is required for using the Saturation Knob. For any of the other Softube plug-ins in the installer package, iLok owners can download 20 day demonstration licenses. To demo Solid State Logic XL 9000 K-Series for Console 1, a Console 1 system is required.
More information: Softube / Saturation Knob
D16 Group has introduced release candidate version 1.6 of its Classic Boxes Collection, a bundle of drum machine and bassline synthesizer plug-ins for Windows and Mac. Includes all four D16’s acclaimed emulations of classic vintage … read more
No Dough Samples has launched Tuned Kick Drums & Fill Loops, a new NDS Components series sample pack. A pack of professionally designed chunky kick drums and kick drum fill loops, matched and created to … read more
ThaLoops has announced the release of Electric Guitar, a multi-sample instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt. ThaLoops team have sampled a legendary Gibson ES-335 guitar by chaining it right through the Marshall JVM 410H Valve AMP … read more
Amazing Noises has launched Limiter, an Audiobus and Inter-App audio effect. A brickwall peak limiting app, for the complete control of your audio volume. Please note that this app is made for Audiobus and Inter-App … read more
Samplephonics has released Hit Maker’s Paradise, a collection of eclectic pop, rnb, chillout and soulful music loops, samples and bonus Sylenth presets. Topping out at 905MB, this royalty free sample library is packed full of … read more
Uppercussion has announced the release of Digicussion 3, a sample library designed to deliver 50 kits full of character, with singular kicks and snares, hihats and cymbals, percussion, metal, noises, melodic hits, SFX, and more. … read more
Audio Damage has launched Mad Hatter, a new Eurorack format digital noise module. What do you get when you take a shift register noise generator and the six-square-wave oscillator stack from the TR606 cymbal source … read more
Squaredheads has released version 2.0 of Nora, a pattern based arpeggiator / phrase sequencer that is designed to allows the creation of solo melodies, rhythmic basslines, or stabs. Nora employs the workflow of a DAW … read more
The Loop Loft has announced the release of its Dry Drums Vol 1 Ableton Live Pack, a new loop and sample library features a collection of dry, fat and punchy drums tailored for Ableton with … read more
u-he has launched a first release candidate of its Presswerk dynamics effect plug-in for Windows and Mac. revision 3262 is our first release candidate: Presswerk10RC1Mac.zip Presswerk10RC1Win.zip Please let us know what you find, we would … read more
reFX has announced the release of 7 Skies 2, a new expansion pack for the Nexus2 software instrument. More mesmerizing trance sounds are on the horizon with 7 Skies 2! This new pack from renowned … read more
Synapse Audio has announced a Holiday Sale, offering 25% off the DUNE 2 synthesizer instrument bundled with 2 soundsets. Our DUNE 2 Holiday Sale has started! Until January 1st, 2015, you may purchase DUNE 2 … read more
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