The Producers Choice has launched a flash sale on the Sonic Specialists Bundle, a collection of all 8 of the Urban Fire kits at 60% off.
“This bundle contains THE ENTIRE SonicSpecialists Drum Library! This Colossal Package contains over THREE-THOUSAND (You read that right, over 3000) of the Highest Quality Professionally Mixed & Mastered Drum Samples we’ve ever produced. This bundle is oozing with analog warmth and shimmer and is our biggest Library we’ve ever compiled in the history of The SonicSpecialists.
We created Urban Fire: Sounds Of The Super Producers with one goal in mind; creating the most usable and exciting Drum Library available on the planet. Quality is the most important factor in creating each sample. We never, ever, add less-than amazing sounds to our libraries in hopes of boosting the numbers. Each and every sound is compressed, saturated, equalized and processed to be the best sound of it’s type. Each thud and crackle, every stereo image and tone is tweaked until complete perfection.
Urban Fire has the same commercial sound heard in your favourite songs by the current Super Producers, but are only available here! We have designed custom sounds for Native Instruments as well as having sounds used on major records from artists such as F.L.O.R.I.D.A., Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Britney Spears, T-Pain, Beyonce, and more, we are determined to continually bring customers that very same success. It’s time to discover the industry’s best kept secret. It’s time for you to discover Urban Fire.”
The bundle is available to purchase for $397 USD until Friday, March 14th, 2014 (regular $1,039.60 USD).
More information: Producers Choice / Sonic Specialists Bundle
Loopmasters has launched Iconical Vocal Acapellas Vol 3, a new pack of royalty free full vocal acapellas from Iconical Music which features the vocal talents of several talented singers which can be used by producers worldwide to create new and exciting music.
Iconical Vocal Acapellas Vol. 3 weighs in at 1.11GB, and includes 70 vocal stems in 24 Bit, and covering Bpms between 124 to 174 BPM.
Vol3 of this exciting Iconical Vocals collection features 20 different themes with Wet (Fx) and dry versions of most lines, with some tracks also including additional backing or harmony parts, making this an terrific resource for any producer looking for killer vocal hook for their productions.
Equipment used includes a Rode K2 with a retro fitted Electro Harmonix tube, a Broadhurst Gardens Mic channel and a UAD quad core card.
The sample pack costs £29.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Iconical Vocal Acapellas Vol 3
Plugin Boutique has announced a Flash Sale, offering a 50% discount on the MMultibandGranular effect plug-in by Meldaproduction.
MMultiBandGranular is an extremely versatile granular resynthesizer, which can make your lead sound like a pad, make your drums more powerful and much more. The plugin cuts your audio material into small pieces and creates a whole new material from them, in multiple bands as usual.
Besides standard panorama and pitch shifting, the plugin can also perform true graph based transformations, adjust pitch of each grain to harmony, layer up to 20 of them at once creating a true grain clouds. And that’s just a beginning…
The sale ends March 10th, 2014.
More information: Plugin Boutique / MMultibandGranular
Freaky Loops has released Ultimate Guitars Vol 2, a new collection of guitar melodies that will inspire tons of ideas that you can incorporate into your music production.
“Ultimate Guitars Vol 2″ features electric guitar licks, chord progressions and riffs that are suitable for a wide variety of modern music styles like soul, funk, disco, house, french style electro-house and pop, these guitar loops add a real live funked up vibe to any music production.
This great collection contains 170 rich guitar loops at 120 / 125 BPM and 50 fantastic guitar licks. All loops were performed in several different keys, providing you with a fresh diversity of guitar sounds & tones that will adapt perfectly to your productions. From wah wah loops to funky rhythms lines, chopping chords to dramatic arpeggios…. This pack has everything you need to bring that funky sound to your music. You can create truly inspiring guitar-based instrumentals in minutes.
In detail expect to find 408 MB of 24Bit quality loops & samples including, 150 Guitar Loops, 50 Guitar Licks and 20 Fx Processed Guitar Loops. All loops are key and tempo labeled also divided into two folder as 120 BPM and 125 BPM – making it easy to find the right tempo for your arrangement.
The sample pack costs £19.95 GBP.
More information: Freaky Loops / Ultimate Guitars Vol 2
Resonance Sound has released Spire Evolution Vol 1, a soundset by CFA-Sound for the Spire synthesizer instrument from Reveal Sound.
Loaded with 90 powerful EDM sounds for the Spire synthesizer that took the EDM producer scene by storm. You`ll be amazed how the presets capturing the most popular EDM sounds in one single soundset!
This incredible collection will gives you the most wanted edm sounds, inspired and designed closely to the EDM top artists like Sander van Doorn, Martin Garrix, Firebeatz, R3hab, Nervo, W & W, Seven Lions, Mikkas, Julian Calor and record releases from Spinnin Records, Revealed Recordings, Mainstage Music, Anjuna Beats, OWSLA and others.
All presets coming directly with full modwheel allocation for massive sound changes. Still have doubts? Then listen to the demo track, which shows 68 of the 90 contained sounds and hear what is possible with this exclusive soundset for Reveal Sound Spire!
Spire Evolution Vol 1 features
- 90 Spire Presets.
- Modwheel allocated.
- Sorted in catogories 20 Basses, 6 FX Sounds, 19 Leads, 9 Pads, 11 Plucks, 5 Sequences and 20 Synth sounds.
The soundset is available to purchase for 22.95 EUR incl.VAT.
More information: Resonance Sound / Spire Evolution Vol 1
The Drum Broker has launched Stix Jam Pack Vol. 2, a sample pack featuring a collection of exclusive drum breaks and fills.
Enter the Stix Jam Pack Vol.2 – Sonically Vintage Drum Breaks and Drum Fills by renowned drummer and musician Stix . Stix is an official artist/drummer for Sabian Cymbals and Ludwig Drums and known as the current drummer for Chance The Rapper.
Stix came with something super dope on the follow up to the insanely popular Stix Jam Pack Vol. 1. This time, Stix recorded a slew of vintage breaks, fills, and some one shot drums you won’t find anywhere else! Schooled by renowned drummer for “The Roots”, Questlove, Stix brought a unique drummer centric approach to creating these samples with Hip Hop, Electronic, and Cross Genre producers in mind.
Stix Jam Pack Vol. 2 features
- 151 sounds including all original breaks, fills & one shots performed, recorded and engineered by Stix.
- Perfect for layering and mixing with existing sounds. These are the building blocks to the best drums possible.
- Chop from live breaks or using existing one-shot samples for your production.
- Cole ribbon mic -> analog signal chain (3-mic’s).
The kit is available to purchase for $24.99 USD.
More information: Drum Broker / Stix Jam Pack Vol. 2
apeSoft has announced the release of iVCS3, an official emulation of the EMS VCS3 modular synthesizer, now available for iPad.
VCS3 portable semi-modular analog synthesizer now available for iPad.
The VCS3 has three oscillators (in reality, the first 2 oscillators are normal oscillators and the 3rd an LFO or Low Frequency Oscillator), a noise generator, two input amplifiers, a ring modulator, a 18dB/octave (pre-1974) or 24dB/octave (after 1974) voltage controlled low pass filter (VCF), a trapezoid envelope generator, joy-stick controller, voltage controlled spring reverb unit and 2 stereo output amplifiers.
Unlike most modular synthesizer systems which use cables to link components together, the VCS3 uses a distinctive patch board matrix into which pins are inserted in order to connect its components together.
The iVCS3 is available to purchase for $14.99 USD.
To celebrate the launch of iVCS3, the iDensity, iPulsaret, and Stria apps are on sale for $4.99 USD for 2 weeks.
More information: apeSoft
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