The Unfinished has launched Massive Darkscore V, a collection of 128 sounds for NI Massive, and the fifth and final soundset in the Darkscore series.
Dangerous and delicate, Darkscore V has a depth and dynamism usually associated with analogue, and analogue modelling, synthesis.
Biting basslines, shadowy pads, crunchy leads, grinding soundscapes and punchy basses fill this soundset. Designed for sombre and action-packed cinematics, and fluid and lo-fi electronica, Darkscore V delivers earth-shattering lows and stratospheric highs.
This collection of gritty electronic cinematic sounds can at turns be used delicately and aggressively. Distorted bass sequences can be pulled back to subtle, pulsing textures; glimmering padscapes can be pushed into rupturing, muscular drones. Emotion and atmosphere meets anarchy and violence.
As usual, deep programming has gone into the Macro controls, creating numerous ways to manipulate the patches on the fly – a huge amount of expression is possible, meaning that hundreds more sounds are at your fingertips, with some judicious tweaking.
Whether used as supporting sounds for dynamic orchestration or pushed up front to deliver synthy aggression, Darkscore V provides plenty of substance for thrilling and evocative music.
Massive Darkscore V is available for purchase £19.99 ex VAT.
More information: The Unfinished / Massive Darkscore V
Soundbox has released Ultimate Deep House Collection, a collection of deep house loops and samples from previously released packs.
Our largest Deep House Collection yet is packed full of professionally crafted loops and samples that will get your tracks up into those charts and pounding onto all dance floors.
705 loops, 100 single drum hits and 10 construction kits make up this insanely large pack. With tempos covered at 122, 124 and 126bpm you will find we have left no stone unturned to bring you the best Deep House collection out there.
The sample pack is available from Loopmasters for £19.95 GBP.
More information: Soundbox / Ultimate Deep House Collection
stw-audio has released version 2 of REFLEX+, a delay algorithm based echo/reverb effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
REFLEX+ V2 ships with over 70 factory presets and is fully compatible with V1 parameter settings.
Changes in REFLEX+ V2
- Preset management (host/format independent).
- Pan modulation.
- Two new time modes (X-Delay I+II).
- Two independent effect slots (Reflex lines).
The plug-in (VST/AU) is available for purchase for the introductory price of 29 EUR until end of February, 2015 (regular 39 EUR incl. VAT). The update is free for all existing customers.
More information: stw-audio / REFLEX+
Famous Audio has launched Electro Bass Collection, a 257MB+ of Complextro and Dubstep influenced basslines, gathered from the Serious Electro series of sample packs.
“’Electro Bass Collection” contains a large variety of basses collected together to create one neat package for anyone needing the essential ingredients to quickly build a bomb. From deep, distorted, wobbles basses to filthy robo-basslines.. This collection will be the only BASS arsenal you will need to produce those slamming club bangers!
In detail expect to find high quality 24bit loops and one-shots, containing 257 MB of raw content featuring 112 bass loops and 170 bass shots locked at 128 BPM. All loops & samples are key and tempo-labelled for flexibility.
The pack is available for purchase for £19.95 GBP.
More information: Famous Audio / Electro Bass Collection
Sound Radix has announced updates for its AutoAlign, SurferEQ, Pi, and Drum Leveler plug-ins for Windows and Mac.
We’ve been working hard at making sure our software works with all the latest versions of the software you use, so today we are rolling out a huge update.
We’ve been getting enquires regarding 32 Lives compatibility with the new Logic Pro X update 10.1. We’ve completed early testing after the recent Logic Pro X 10.1 update and we’re happy to report that so far everything seems to work as advertised.
Changes in Sound Radix plug-ins
- General Updates (AutoAlign, SurferEQ, Pi)
- Trial period changed to 14 days, and can now be further extended upon request.
- Fixed bypass not working correctly in Pro-Tools.
- Significantly reduced windows installer loading time.
- Fixed a crash in OpenGL when running on very old windows drivers.
- Fixed AAX 32-bit issues.
- Fixed VST3 issues.
- Fixed crackles in Logic Pro X 10.1 due to change in host sample time reporting.
- Retina display compatibility.
- Improved Harmonic Filter accuracy.
- Fixed midi-mode switching not being recorded in automation.
- Fixed silence in Logic Pro X 10.1 due to change in host sample time reporting.
- Drum Leveler
- Fixed inaccurate beat detection in Logic Pro X 10.1 due to change in host sample time reporting.
- Fixed A/B not working correctly in AAX.
- Fixed copying state from one AAX instance to another not working correctly.
- Improved GUI performance.
- Double clicking the I/O gain sliders returns them to default.
Sound Radix is also announced it is offering a chance to win the Sound Radix Radical Bundle ($499 USD value) to anyone who likes our Facebook page.
Simply like our page, enter your email address and you have the chance to win all of plug-ins. Even better invite friends to enter and you get a second entry.
The contest ends January 31st, 2015.
More information: Sound Radix
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