Tempo Rubato has launched Ruckers 1628, a superbly-sampled recreation of one of the greatest and most valuable harpsichords of all time.
Flemish instrument-building family Ruckers need little in the way of introduction to those in the know; suffice to say, their highly-valued (and valuable) historic harpsichords are akin to Stradivarius violins built by the Stradivari family. You could even say that the harpsichord was the ‘synthesizer’ of its time, without which influential early musical stylings such as baroque and renaissance would never have emerged.
Needless to say, 1628 must have been an especially excellent year for the Ruckers family, for the Ruckers 1628 is now one of the greatest and most valuable harpsichords of all time. Those thinking that they will never get to experience the sheer musical joy of playing this two-manual harpsichord built by master craftsman Andreas Ruckers (The Elder) in Antwerp way back in 1628 should surely think again.
Thanks to the definitive development work of TempoRubato in collaboration with sample content provider par excellence realsamples, now you can conveniently enjoy playing an authentic recreation of the Ruckers 1628 from the comfort of their favourite iOS device whenever and wherever you like!
Historic Harpsichords – Ruckers 1628 for iOS is available for purchase for $9.99 USD.
More information: Tempo Rubato / Ruckers 1628
ADSR Sounds has launched the Drum & Bass Superpack Bundle, a sample pack by Premier Sound Bank.
Drum & Bass Superpack Bundle is the second release in our new Bundle series at Premier Sound Bank.
By combining two of our most acclaimed and popular packs, Drum & Bass Superpack and Drum & Bass Superpack Volume 2 are now available as one absolute monster of a superpack.
With over 700 sounds in total and clocking in at over 700MB unzipped this is no doubt the biggest and best Drum & Bass sample pack to hit the market.
The pack is available from ADSR for $40 USD.
More information: ADSR / Drum & Bass Superpack Bundle
AfroDJMac has released Y-Roc’s Flutes, a free Ableton Live Pack featuring realistic flute sounds.
Cory Morgan, aka y-Roc, was kind enough to send me some interesting woodwinds samples. They consisted of some unusual flutes, a native flute and a bamboo flute. Each one has a slightly different timbre to them.
The samples are played with slight variations in pitch and tone, which make the finished instrument sound like an actual human played it, rather than a computer spitting back pitch-perfect robotic sounds.
The pack is a free download from AfroDJMac.
More information: AfroDJMac / Y-Roc’s Flutes
8Dio Productions has launched a Black Friday Sale, offering up to 40% off its libraries and bundles.
First of all thank you for a magical 2014. Your on-going support and commitment to our products allows us to constantly advance our products and achieve new marks for sample-realism.
We want to return the favor by offering the biggest sale in the history of 8Dio – with up to 40% Off All 8Dio Products AND Bundles! The 8Dio Bundles are already discounted, so you can get more then 70% Off Products by using the discount code with the bundles. Totally Cray-Cray – we know!
This is the biggest sale we have ever had and there won’t be anything like it in the foreseeable future.
The sale ends on December 1st, 2014.
More information: 8Dio / Black Friday Sale
ADSR Sounds has launched Sensual, a collection of patches by Trey Lewis for the Massive synthesizer instrument by Native Instruments.
Did the title catch your attention? Yes, Sensual Massive presets. This isn’t the ordinary “heavy bass or big room monster” preset pack.
This pack is designed for genres such as chillstep, soul, ambient, deep house, and everything between.
If you want to experiment with softer styles but aren’t sure how to go about sound design this is the perfect pack for you! This pack is filled with plenty quality sounds.
- 6 Leads.
- 8 Basses.
- 3 EFX.
- 14 Pads.
- 19 Plucks.
The pack is available from ADSR for $15 USD.
More information: ADSR Sounds / Sensual
Quantum Loops has announced Techno, a sample pack jammed full of amazing beats, rhythms, chords, bass and vocal chops, with MIDI files to boot. With over 1GB of bass loops, drum loops, drum add ons, … read more
Virharmonic has announced its first Black Friday Sale, offering discounts on its choral sample libraries for NI Kontakt. From Now until 30th November, Virharmonic is offering its Choral Bundle at $599 saving $300 off all … read more
Producers LunchBox has announced its Black Friday Sale, offering up to 50% discount on its products for a limited time. Hungry for some good deals on templates, soundsets, sample packs & more ? In celebration … read more
Rhythmic Robot has announced the release of Crank, a hybrid synthesiser instrument for Kontakt, featuring acoustic and electronic sources in a 4-oscillator architecture. Crank takes over six hundred samples of an Eastern European stringed hurdy-gurdy … read more
ADSR Sounds has launched Modern EDM Samplepack, a collection of over 200 unique samples made from scratch by sound designer/producer Karx. Over 200 fine tuned and key marked samples ensure a relief in production workflow. … read more
112dB has announced updates for its plug-ins, which now include AAX support. 112dB has updated Redline Reverb, Redline Monitor, Redline Equalizer, Redline Preamp, Big Blue Limiter & Big Blue Compressor. These updates include AAX support … read more
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A Sound Effect, the world’s largest community site for independent sound effects, has announced that it is now offering users the ability to buy premium sound effects straight from the site. A Sound Effect makes … read more
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