99Sounds releases Percussa Toolbox free sample pack

99Sounds has launched Percussa Toolbox, a free collection of percussion samples which were recorded and edited by Richard Gould.

99Sounds Percussa Toolbox

Being more than just a simple collection of percussion hits, Percussa Toolbox provides an interesting set of SFX sounds which were created using some less common techniques such as bowed cymbals and some quite rare percussive instruments such as the ocean drum and the thunder tube.

The library also contains an assortment of standard percussion samples featuring the sounds of shakers, cymbals, rain sticks and chimes.

Percussa Toolbox features

  • 89 percussion samples, 24-bit WAV format, 96 kHz stereo.
  • Includes 16 bowed cymbals, 4 cabassa samples, 10 chimes, 19 cymbal samples, 6 frame drums, 5 metal shakers, 11 ocean drums, 3 rain sticks, 7 shakers, 8 thunder tube samples.
  • 348 MB size on disk (172 MB download).

The sample pack is a free download at 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Percussa Toolbox

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99Sounds releases Mangling Audio sample pack

99Sounds has announced the release of Mangling Audio, a free sound library by Poztman, the winner of the first Music Making Contest on 99Sounds.

99Sounds Mangling Audio

This free collection of one shots and audio loops is a brilliant resource of glitches, noisy sound effects and processed raw data sounds for your music making and sound design experimentation pleasure.

Poztman has used various databending and sound mangling techniques to create a huge variety of gritty one shot samples, noisy audio loops and glitchy sound effects. The samples and loops included in Poztman’s first official sample pack are the result of experimentation with various raw data sources and software tools which have been used and misused in new and exciting ways. Extreme time-stretching, creative convolution and raw data processing are some of the techniques which were used to create this unique sound library.

Crafted for use in music genres like experimental electronica and glitch hop, along with other applications such as futuristic sound design and soundtrack composition, these free sounds are the perfect way to glitch up your latest audio related work and video projects.

Mangling Audio features

  • 149 glitch samples.
  • 183 audio loops.
  • 4 NKI patches.
  • 44.1 kHz/24-bit stereo WAV format.
  • 547 MB size on disk; 287 MB download size (RAR archive).

Mangling Audio is a free download at 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Mangling Audio

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99Sounds launches free Clap Machine plugin

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99Sounds has launched Clap Machine, a free instrument plugin for Windows and Mac, based on the natural hand clap samples from its free Hands Make Sounds sample library.

99Sounds Clap Machine

The purpose of Clap Machine is to provide a quick and easy way to add natural sounding claps to your music.

You can use it to easily create rhythmic sequences or some natural sounding group claps (aka “gang” claps) by playing multiple notes at the same time. The plugin features four full octaves of clap sounds which I’ve recorded in different location, with more or less natural reverb.

You can use the simple global AR volume envelope to control the softness and the tail of the claps. If you don’t want any natural reverb, use shorter release times and either add some of the built-in reverb, or use a third party reverb plugin to process the signal.

The plug-in is available to download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU).

More information: 99Sounds / Clap Machine

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99Sounds releases Project Pegasus for Kontakt

99Sounds has announced Project Pegasus, a free sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt and Wav.

99Sounds Project Pegasus

Project Pegasus is a free collection of dreamy analog arpeggios, lush strings, huge pads and ambient soundscapes crafted by Bryan Lake aka Sound Author. The library offers a diverse palette of warm and spacious sounds which are ready for use in Kontakt 5 or any WAV compatible sampler.

The sounds were built from scratch using various virtual synthesizers and real world instruments and processed with both internal and external studio gear. Bryan has used various sound mangling and re-sampling techniques to create a variety of rich ambient pads and some fantastic arpeggio sequences. The library contains over 100 individual instrument patches, covering a broad range of dreamy soundscapes and classic analog pads.

Project Pegasus is a cinematic sound library which is perfectly suitable for use in cinematic scoring and ambient soundtracks, however most the included pads and soundscapes can be used in a variety of music genres such as electronica, experimental rock, dubstep, etc. Feel free to experiment with these samples and layer them together to create even bigger and more complex soundscapes and pads.

Project Pegasus features

  • 19 arpeggios.
  • 53 atmospheres.
  • 50 instruments.
  • 122 NKI patches.
  • 24-bit/44.1 kHz stereo WAV format.
  • 298 MB size on disk, 212 MB download size (ZIP archive).

The pack is a free download from 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Project Pegasus

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99Sounds releases Magnetic Fields by Matt Bowdler

99Sounds has launched Magnetic Fields, a free sample pack featuring an eclectic collection of 50 dark and atmospheric soundscapes, crafted by Matt Bowdler aka The Unfinished.

99Sounds Magnetic Fields

The idea behind the sounds is one of dusty, mechanical, hyperreal atmospherics. Glimpses into little worlds that may or may not exist.

The sounds were constructed with a variety of The Unfinished’s homegrown samples, which were then processed with a variety of NI Reaktor modules.

Field recordings, vocals and drum loops have all been given the Magnetic Fields treatment, providing a cool collection of curiosities ideal for ambient, sci-fi and horror work.

Magnetic Fields features

  • 50 soundscapes, 24-bit/48 kHz stereo WAV format.
  • 9 NKI patches, 1 SFZ patch.
  • 302 MB size on disk (98.1 MB download size).

The pack is now available to download from 99Sounds.

More information: 99Sounds / Magnetic Fields

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