Loopmasters has announced the release of Neurofunk Bass Weapons, a sample library by Laszlo Berta.
Loopmasters proudly present an incredible collection of heavyweight Bass weapons dedicated to producers of Drum n Bass & Dubstep, featuring an advanced armoury of audio tools that will devastate the dancefloor and give your Neurofunk productions the edge.
Neurofunk Bass Weapons created exclusively by Laszlo Berta (Percy T.C.) is a stunning sample collection with over 500MB of terrifying lead basses and modulated growling synths, essential to the Neurofunk style and features 39 long, 4-8 bar twisted basslines and 51 short bass riffs all key labelled ready to drop, slice and dice into your music software to create powerful stomach churning basslines for your productions as favoured by the likes of Black Sun Empire Black Sun Empire, Bilian, Misanthrop, The Upbeats, Blockhe4d, Noisia and Friction.
The samples in this collection cover a wide tonal range from heavily processed to more natural and warm tones so finding the right sound for your track is a breeze. Expect to hear Dark Nasty Lead Basses, Shockingly Scary Bass Stabs and a bonus collection of Atmospheric Pads, Evil Synths and Terrifying Sound FX.
The pack is available for purchase for £29.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Neurofunk Bass Weapons
Trance Euphoria has released Trance Legends for Spire, a collection of 128 patches for the Spire synthesizer from Reveal Sound.
Trance Legends for Spire features
- 128 named presets (SBF bank file and SPF individual presets.
- Includes 10 Arps, 20 Basses, 20 Pads, 40 Leads, 20 Plucks, 10 Stabs and 8 FX.
- 10 MIDI Construction Kits (includes MIDI, presets used, FLP file & mixdown MP3).
- 49 MIDI files in total.
- 100% royalty free.
The sound pack is available for purchase from Reveal Sound for 24.90 EUR / $28.90 USD. A “soundset only” version is also available priced at 20 EUR / $24 USD. Requires Spire version 1.0.18.
More information: Reveal Sound / Trance Legends for Spire
Voxengo has released version 3.5 of Soniformer, a spectral mastering processor effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Every parameter in Soniformer is defined by means of a graphic envelope which is freely-modifiable and which may contain unlimited number of control points.
Beside usual threshold, attack, release and compression/expander ratio parameters Soniformer offers you control over “stereo width” and “panning” parameters making Soniformer an effective tool for stereo field adjustments.
Changes in Soniformer v3.5
- Implemented a fast Shift+Click insertion of control points.
- Implemented a more flexible way to copy envelopes.
- Made the correlation and balance meters’ ballistics depend on the Release Time meter setting.
- Added the “Disable Range” switch.
- Redesigned the infrastructure controls.
Soniformer for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for purchase for $89.95 USD.
More information: Voxengo / Soniformer
Spitfire Audio has announced the release of The Grange, a sample-based virtual instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt, capturing three legendary drummers recorded at one legendary location.
The Grange is an exhaustively produced drum library recorded at Headley Grange, a former Victorian workhouse, now a private residence nestled in the heart of England’s rural Hampshire, that has played host to some of the most influential Sixties and Seventies recording artists that this country has produced (including Bad Company, Fleetwood Mac, Genesis and Led Zeppelin).
The drummers recorded for The Grange:
- Chad Smith of The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
- Roger Taylor of Queen.
- Andy Gangadeen whose numerous percussive adventures include work with Massive Attack, Chase & Status, Rudimental and Labrinth.
Spitfire Audio is showcasing The Grange on a display designed to give everyone ‘hands-on’ experience of ‘The Spitfire Way’ in Hall E, Booth #6945 at The NAMM Show 2015, January 22-25 in Anaheim, California.
The Grange is available for purchase for the introductory price of £149 GBP until February 5th, 2015 (regular RRP £199 GBP).
More information: Spitfire Audio / The Grange
Drumdrops has announced the release of 1970s Slingerland Classic Rock Kit, a multi-format drum kit sample library mixed by Alan Moulder.
This 1970s Slingerland Classic Rock Kit is a truly spectacular kit. A deep sounding kick drum, five toms and a classic Slingerland Radio King 14″ x 7″ snare drum, makes this kit a great choice for anyone who wants to re-enact their 70s rock classics. However it is not a one-trick pony as often shown by the engineers and producers who use it on their records while working at the Pool studio in London where it resides. To get the best out of this kit we enlisted the help of one of the leading alternative rock mix engineers in the world – Alan Moulder.
Alan Moulder needs no introduction. Voted UK Producer of the year in 2014 for the BRIT awards and Music Producers Guild Awards, Alan is one of the UK’s most sonically innovative Alternative Rock Producer/Mixers. Working prolifically in the UK and USA, Alan has been at the helm of some of rock music’s most iconic records and his credits include Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, My Bloody Valentine, Them Crooked Vultures, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Arctic Monkeys, Led Zeppelin, Death Cab For Cutie, Foals and Royal Blood to name but a few.
The kit comprises a 24″ x 14″ Kick drum, 12″, 13″, 14″ & 15″ Rack Toms and an 18″ Floor Tom. The snare used was a 14″ x 7″ Slingerland Radio King snare. Cymbals used Zildjian 14″ New Beat hi-hats, a 21″ Zildjian Custom K Ride, a Zildjian K Dark Medium Thin 18″ Crash and a Zildjian Vintage Cie 16″ Crash.
The 1970s Slingerland Classic Rock Kit packs are available for purchase at 20% off for a limited time, using voucher code slingerland20 at checkout. Any customers who previously purchased the Vintage 60s Gretsch Round Badge Soul Kit (any pack except the one shot sample pack) will have a free one shot sample pack of the Slingerland added to their account.
A Kontakt 5 pack and a BFD pack which are scheduled for release soon.
More information: Drumdrops / 1970s Slingerland Classic Rock Kit
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