Soundcells releases Simple Sampling V4 ReFill

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Soundcells Simple Sampling

Soundcells has released version 4 of Simple Sampling, a ReFill library for Propellerhead Reason.

Simple Sampling is your best friend if you are looking for classic old-school sampled sounds instead of huge patches built by hundreds of individual samples. Patches are super-fast loading, CPU-friendly and they are full of ‘retro‘ character.

A lot of great instruments were sampled to get the stunning result: Rhodes Mark 1, Doepfer MS404, Supernova 2, microKORG, Nord Modular G2x, Yamaha VL1, Yamaha SY99, Kawai K5000 …

Version 4 adds combinator & NNXT patches based on 300 MB of new samples.

Simple Sampling V4 features

  • 176 combinator patches.
  • A note by note (a2 – e4) sampled and looped original Stylophone including it´s typical release click.
  • The modules folder contains the basic NNXT patches which were used to build the combinators.
  • 9 demo tracks in Reason format.

Simple Sampling is available for purchase for 19.90 EUR. The update is free for owners of any previous full version.

More information: Soundcells / Simple Sampling

G-Sonique releases Talktron & Shamanizer plugins

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123Creative has announced the release of Talktron, a guitar talker/talking filter, and Shamanizer, an “Ethno” plug-in by G-Sonique.

G-Sonique Talktron

Talktron is a guitar VST plug-in simulating talking / formant filter effect known from real pedal stompboxes. Effect used in many music styles like funk, jazz, hip-hop, and electronic styles. Perfect also in combination with synthesizers!

Shamanizer is a special effect that generates shamanix vibrations and mysterious chorals according to rhythm and amplitude of input signal. Perfect in combination with drums, synths and guitars. We think no more words are needed – JUST LISTEN to the demosongs or try DEMO version.

Talktron and Shamanizer are available for Windows (VST), priced at 9.90 EUR and 15.90 EUR respectively. An introductory price is offered for both.

More information: 123Creative

ADSR Sounds releases Dubstep and Trap for Massive

Dubstep and Trap

ADSR Sounds has announced Dubstep and Trap, a soundset for the Massive synthesizer by Native Instruments.

Cosmic Gateway Productions presents ‘Dubstep and Trap’ a soundbank with 73 massive presets!

This pack contains filthy basslines, lush pads, monstrous growls, percussive arps, soaring leads and more!

Each preset is mapped with 8 macro controls for detailed automation.

The soundset is available from ADSR for $17 USD.

More information: ADSR Sounds / Dubstep and Trap

Alonso Sound releases Alonso Effects Vol. 1 sample pack

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Alonso Sound has announced the release of Alonso Effects Vol.1, a sample pack featuring over 2GB of sound effects.

Alonso Effects Vol.1

The Alonso Effects series kicks off with an extensive library of ready-to-use designed sound effects. Choose from a huge arsenal of powerful uplifters, sub-rattling impacts, thunderous reverb kicks, whole ambiences, luscious sweeps, intricate FX Loops and so much more to equip your new tracks with the right sounds to make it sound complete.

Only the finest, most usable sound effects were meticulously edited and selected for release. Whether you are adding finishing touches to your musical piece or if you’re involved with any aspect of post-production, AFX Vol. 1 is for you.

Alonso Effects Vol.1 features

  • 995 sounds from the archives of Adam Alonso.
  • Library is sorted within categories for easy navigation.
  • All loops are tempo synched at 128bpm.
  • Uplifters/Downlifters/Reverse FX sorted by bar length (1/2/4/8).
  • Format(s): 44.1Khz/24Bit Stereo PCM .wav files.
  • Approx. 2.06 GB installed / Approx. 1.22 GB .rar download from cloudserver system.

The library is available for the introductory price of $59 USD until May 7th, 2014 (regular $89 USD).

Rekkerd.org readers get an additional $10 USD discount by using coupon code REKKERD at checkout.

More information: Alonso Sound / Alonso Effects Vol.1

Bedroom Producers Blog releases BPB Cassette 909 free sample pack

Bedroom producers blog has launched BPB Cassette 909, a free sample pack featuring the sounds of the Roland TR-909 drum machine recorded to a CrO2 cassette tape.

bedroom producers blog Cassette 909
The SABA CD 262 cassette deck used to record BPB’s Cassette 909 pack.

Expanding our collection of free tape processed drum machine samples, I am proud to announce the release of the Cassette 909 drum sample library.

Based on an extensive set of clean Roland TR-909 recordings created by Edgar Maguyon, this free sample pack adds a touch of that lo-fi audio cassette crunch to the iconic TR-909 drum sound.

BPB Cassette 909 features

  • 155 audio samples in 24-bit WAV format.
  • 71 clean Roland TR-909 one shot samples.
  • 84 tape processed Roland TR-606 one shot samples.
  • Demo track (320 kbps MP3).

The pack is a free download at bedroom producers blog.

More information: Bedroom producers blog / BPB Cassette 909

Meet the Maker Session with EveAnna Manley at VKLA

Vintage King LA will welcome Manley Labs President and co-founder EveAnna Manley, who will host the official launch of the CORE, a new and innovative channel strip that combines the best of Manley’s acclaimed technologies in a powerful, easy-to-use design.

Manley Core / Vintage King LA

Starting with the same highly acclaimed Class A Preamp circuitry found in the Manley VOXBOX®, Dual Mono, and Mono Microphone Preamplifiers, the CORE integrates Manley’s unique ELOP®-based compression, limiting, and equalization circuitries into a powerful integrated package that delivers Manley’s inimitable sonic signature, at a surprisingly affordable price. The CORE is designed for today’s musicians, with an intuitive yet feature-rich front panel that allows you to concentrate on your performance without being submerged in a sea of knobs and switches.

EveAnna Manley

EveAnna Manley remarked, “Manley Labs and Vintage King both have roots deep in the pro audio community, and I can’t think of a better place to hold the official launch of the CORE than here at Vintage King LA.”

“Vintage King has always been proud to work with the industry’s finest, most innovative companies, and Manley Labs is no exception,” added Vintage King’s Tom Menrath. “The CORE is the latest chapter in the legacy of one of pro audio’s finest, and we’re happy to welcome EveAnna and company on this auspicious occasion.”

The official launch will take place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 7:00 PM at Vintage King’s Los Angeles offices, 1176 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90012. In attendance will be many of professional audio’s elite engineers, producers, and studio owners.

More information: Vintage King

The Unfinished Darkscore Bundle 40% off at VST Buzz

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The Unfinished Darkscore Bundle

VST Buzz has launched a limited time sale on the Darkscore Bundle, offering The Unfinished’s soundset bundle for Native Instruments Massive at a 40% discount.

The Darkscore collection is a bundle of soundsets for NI Massive by “The Unfinished” which includes Darkscore I, II, III and IV – nearly 500 presets!

These cutting edge sounds have appeared on AAA game scores, hit US TV shows and feature films worldwide and are perfect for a wide range of styles including hybrid film scoring, atmospheric electronica, dubstep, ambient and industrial music. Think Skrillex meets Bladerunner, with a hint of Brian Eno as well as the twisted electronic tones of Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

The bundle is available from VST Buzz for $45 USD until April 29th, 2014 (regular $75 USD).

More information: VST Buzz

Abletunes releases Selektor drum sampler plugin

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Abletunes has announced the release of Selektor, a drum sampler instrument plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Abletunes Selektor

The idea of Selektor is simple – quickly and easily switch between one-shot samples while your track is playing to instantly hear how it fits in your track.

Selektor features

  • Make beats in minutes, not hours. With Selektor you can easily switch one-shot samples on a fly while track is playing so you’ll always hear how this new element sounds when combined with the other elements of your track making it much faster to find the one that works.
  • Wider selection. With Selektor’s tabs you can save and compare up to 4 different samples at the same time and switch between tabs on the fly to find the perfect one.
  • More Customization. Tweak volume, transposing and envelopes of each sample to perfection.
  • Get rid of routing. The concept of Selektor is taken from traditional studio recording style – one instrument – one track. If you have kick track you have it as a separate track and process it as a separate track without wasting time on routing.
  • Save CPU processing power. Selektor is easy on your CPU. This plug-in works quickly and doesn’t eat up your pc memory. We created this plugin with resource savings in mind so you can easily use one Selektor instance for your kick, one for snare, and one for every other element of your beats.
  • Creativity boost. Don’t let your gear get in the way of your creativity. Selektor lets you explore more of your creative ideas while you work on your track.

Selektor (VST/AU) is available for purchase for $35 USD.

More information: Abletunes / Selektor