WOK has announced MSC-01, a free Mid/Side controller utility plug-in for Windows.
New one-trick-pony: Mid-Side-Controller. MID or SIDE can either be muted to leave only one of both passed. Side Swap will be replaced with BYPASS as it’s obsolete because of the L/R swap.
The plug-in is available for Windows (VST) from WOK’s Facebook.
More information: WOK / MSC-01
Audiority has announced the release of Omnisphere Cinematic III, a new sound library for Spectrasonics Omnisphere.
Omnisphere Cinematic III is the third installment of our bestseller Omnisphere Cinematic series, featuring 100 new modern presets designed for Dark Ambient, Film, Soundtrack and Underscore.
Furthermore, we decided to release this soundbank on our Easter Sale so you can buy it 50% off.
Omnisphere Cinematic III features
- 30 Arp + Rhythm.
- 10 Impact + Hits.
- 15 Synth Bass.
- 40 Pads + Textures.
- 5 Keyboards.
The soundset is available for 9 EUR until April 30th, 2014 (regular 18 EUR). The full version of Spectrasonics Omnisphere 1.5.7d or higher is required.
Previous owners of Omnisphere TOTAL Bundle, Hybrid Composer Bundle and Hybrid Composer Bundle Extended who purchased the bundles in April 2014 can claim for a free upgrade.
More information: Audiority / Omnisphere Cinematic III
Vandalism has released Shocking EDM for Spire 2, a new soundset for the Spire synthesizer instrument from Reveal Sound.
‘Shocking EDM For Spire 2′ is a set of the new sounds, inspired by the best EDM genres like: Progressive, House, Trance and Electro.
You are supposed to find soft, hard, dirty, width leads and basses. Try to be unique and make your own hallmark with these sounds!
Shocking EDM for Spire 2 features
- 64 Reveal Sound Spire Presets (1 soundbank).
- Includes 39 Lead Sounds, 25 Bass Sounds.
- 100% Royalty-Free.
- Transformable by ModWheel.
- Note: Requires Spire v1.0.11+
The soundset is available for the special price of £10 GBP (regular £11.95 GBP).
More information: Vandalism / Shocking EDM for Spire 2
Logic Pro X Themes has released EXS12, an EMU SP12 emulation for the EXS24 sampler in Logic Pro.
EXS-12 is a collaboration of an EXS24 GUI replacement in the EMU SP12 style – plus a set of presets which emulate the SP12.
The presets are carefully modelled and matched from samples using a combination of Logic plugins and the free Airwindows Density2 for the important saturation.
Logic Match EQ is an important component in capturing the frequency spectrum.
The theme is available for purchase for 10 EUR.
More information: Logic Pro X Themes
Softrave has launched Korg Monotron Delay Sounds and FX, a sample library featuring a 1 hour recording of noise effects weird drones, synth sounds and fx.
Looking for something that sounds like early Pink Floyd albums or Coil style weird noise analog synth orgy – this library is for you.
I did not make any loops, special melodies sample banks or any improvements. You are welcome to do that by yourself in a way it fits your sampler or DAW. I think you can find at least 1000 really cool analog sounds , loops & special effects in this recording.
The sample pack is available for purchase for 9.99 USD.
More information: Best Sample Libraries
SampleTekk has released Black Grand MkII, a Steinway D piano instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Since the samplers has been become more advanced and the Black Grand still are one of our most popular pianos, we decided to bring it up to date and add some functions in the line of the original ideas.
In the MkII all microphone perspectives are included so you can use them one by one, of mix to taste!
We also added hammerback and pedalnoise samples.
Then we added our True Resonance feature and used Kontakts scripting facilities to make Real Time/True Pedaling, Sympathetic Resonance and some other nifty features, and, Voila: The Black Grand MkII
Black Grand MkII features
- 16 velocity levels.
- More then 5300 samples.
- TimeVel Release Technology.
- Sympathetic Resonance.
- Controllable volume for key/pedal noise.
- Controllable volume for Sympathetic Resonance and True Resonance.
- Three microphone perspectives.
- 24 bit 44.1 stereo samples.
The Black Grand MkII is available for the introductory price of $79 USD (regular $199 USD).
More information: SampleTekk / Black Grand MkII
McDSP has announced that its entire McDSP HD product line now supports Avid S3L.
Take the power of McDSP plug-ins from the studio to the stage, and back again, with the release of Avid S3L support for all McDSP HD v5 plug-ins. McDSP has qualified all its AAX DSP plug-ins to operate on the S3L systems, and even added a few improvements to better support the S3 control surface. McDSP plug-ins like the new AE400 Active Equalizer, and bundles like Live Pack and even Everything Pack, now include support for this new modular, networked live sound system from Avid.
McDSP HD v5 plug-ins include support for AAX DSP, AAX Native, TDM, RTAS, and Audio Unit (AU) plug-in formats. S3L compatible installers are available now at the McDSP web site downloads section.
McDSP support for the Avid S3L systems is available as a free update to v5 customers. Customers not already owning v5 McDSP plug-ins can purchase upgrades from the McDSP online store.
More information: McDSP
Loopmasters has announced the release of Into the Deep, a collection of royalty free sounds and loops by Leftwing & Kody.
Into the Deep features a wide range of production ready loops ranging from Low bubbly basses, Swinging Beats, Infectious Tops and Percussion, Syncopated Stabs, Smooth Keys, Old School Pads and Bleepy Arps. The collection also features a great selection of Multi Samples and One Shot sounds including Crispy Drums and Percussion, Classic Deep House Basses and Synths and 20 essential SFX one shots.
With infectious swinging hi hats, low slung synths and masterly crafted basslines, The Leftwing and Kody sound draws from the past and the present and has seen the Duo hit the upper echelons of the Beatport charts since 2012 with releases on highly esteemed labels such as OFF Recordings, Alive Recordings, Exploited and Anjunadeep.
The sample pack costs £29.95 GBP. Individual parts are also sold separately, starting at £5.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Into the Deep