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Homegrown Sounds releases Spark Infekted + Easter Sale

Homegrown Sounds has announced the release of Spark Infekted, a sample library for Arturia’s Spark Creative Drum Machine, featuring 500+ Basses, Leads, Synths and Pads.

Homegrown Sounds Spark Infekted

The sounds are all designed with an Access Virus TI Synthesizer. The samples themselves are mostly musically useful as opposed to wild Sound Effects, and are categorized by Collection and type as Bass, Leads, Synths and Pads. By default the instruments have a short decay time although they are large samples and so can be played for a much longer time, and additionally moving the start position can change the character.

Inside Spark all instruments must be created within a project to be visible inside the instrument browser, and so the sounds are in the form of 53 Projects to house the instruments. Each Instrument has a parametric EQ inserted for ease of mixing when used in your own projects, and a template is also available which includes a standard drum kit for slots 1-9 followed by 2 Basses, 2 Leads, 2 Synths and 2 Pads taking up slots 9-16. This makes selecting instruments much easier as the categories are predefined and so the browser will automatically open in the correct category.

As well as Velocity based single instrument versions of each sound, there are also Dual versions which use Threshold Mode instead to use a different sample for High and Low Velocities. These pairs can be very useful and inspiring for creating more complex patterns from a single Pad.

The Template Project is available as a free download which includes 8 sounds from the collection to get an idea of what the instruments are like in usage. Extract to your Spark Library/User Folder to enable in Spark.

Spark Infekted is available for the introductory price of $40 USD (regular $65 USD).

Homegrown Sound has also announced an Easter Sale, offering 25% off all its products.

To celebrate Easter Homegrown Sounds is having a 25% off sale throughout April, use the code CART25% on the checkout page to apply the discount to everything added to the cart.

More information: Homegrown Sounds

Mystery Islands intros Virus|HC Editor/Librarian plugin (pre-order)

Mystery Islands has introduced Virus|HC, an editor/librarian plug-in for the Access Virus synthesizer.

Mystery Islands Virus|HC

We are more than excited to officially announce that our next plug-in project, Virus|HC is around the corner. This plug-in is targeted to everyone with Access Virus A, B, C or TI hardware synthesizer to unleash the power of Virus in your favorite DAW.

Virus|HC features

  • Works like the actual Virus TI Control software, except it does not transmit audio signals. This is a huge advantage to all Virus TI users, who struggle with “A Sync error occurred” messages.
  • Connect legacy Virus (A-B-C-range) synth with MIDI interface into your DAW.
  • Connect Virus TI & TI|2-range synth with MIDI or USB into your DAW.
  • Manage single presets and/or multi presets within the editor/librarian.
  • Load, edit and save programs & save them to HDD in MIDI format.
  • Load up-to 16 parts of legendary Virus sounds into a single plug-in.
  • Manage all 16 parts individually in Multimode mixer window.
  • Automate almost every parameter of the plug-in.
  • Visual link between the knob movements on hardware < -> software for real-time UI updates.
  • Sends used data automatically to the synth upon loading a DAW project containing the plug-in. Play directly, without any loading hassle with the hardware itself. This is purely automated.

The plug-in is available to pre-order for Windows and Mac (VST/AU), priced at 39.95 EUR (regular 49.95 EUR).

More information: Mystery Islands / Virus|HC

Plughugger releases Virus TI Blue

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Plughugger Virus TI Blue

Plughugger has announced the release of Virus TI Blue, a new soundset featuring pad sounds and synth strings for the Virus TI and Snow synthesizers from Access Music.

After years of focusing on bass sounds we decided to do explore pad sounds, and we started out with the Virus TI. Although the Virus TI does very well with basses and leads, it’s with pads its true strength lies. Or to put it plainly… The Virus is a true pad monster.

This collection of sounds contain 128 new sounds, and here we’ve tried to cover everything: vintage pads, massive modern megastacks, über-digital pads, pads with rhythmical movement, swells and mellow synth strings.

Each preset uses the three soft knobs, modulation wheel as well as aftertouch.

Virus TI Blue is available for the introductory price of 9.90 EUR until April 13th, 2014 (regular 14.90 EUR).

More information: Plughugger / Virus TI Blue

Humanoid Sound Systems releases Astral Voyage 2, Chunky Snares & Chemical Kinetics

Astral Voyage 2

Humanoid Sound Systems has released Astral Voyage 2, a soundset for the Virus TI synthesizer, and Chunky Snares and Chemical Kinetics, two sample packs.

Astral Voyage 2

Astral Voyage 2 contains 70 tasteful ambient and Chillout presets inspired by the universe. Humanoid Sound Systems has created a wonderful new sound palette for the Access Virus TI.

Astral Voyage 2 is far from your typical “Supersaw Trance Sound”. We want to take this legendary synthesizer and force it into new and creative directions. The soundset ships to you in .mid format

Chunky Snares

Chunky Snares

Chunky Snares embodies the driving force behind today’s most hard hitting music: Dubstep, Drumstep, Complextro, Hard Electro… the list goes on and on.

For a driving track in the EDM scene you need a snare sound with punch and attitude.

The Chunky Snares sample pack delivers and then some!

Chemical Kinetics

Chemical Kinetics

What sets a professional production apart from the rest? A build up and release of energy through various stages of the track’s progression. One of the best ways to achieve this is through transition effects. Ascending and descending transitions help a track’s energy transfer, and builds anticipation for “what’s to come”.

Chemical Kinetics contains a superb collection 100% royalty free transition effects for your productions, all expertly produced to be cleanest, most useful FX samples in your arsenal. This sample set will be a valuable addition to producers of all electronic music genres, but will also be able to cross over effortlessly into other realms like cinematic compositions.

Astral Voyage 2 is available to purchase for $19.95 USD. Chunky Snares and Chemical Kinetics are $7.95 USD and $10.95 USD respectively.

More information: Humanoid Sound Systems

Xenos Soundworks releases Selective Reality for Virus TI

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Xenos Soundworks has introduced Selective Reality, a soundset for the Virus TI synthesizer from Access Music.

‘Selective Reality’ contains 128 patches by sound designer Allen Summerlot, covering a wide range of musical styles from house to industrial to progressive rock. The soundset ships to you in .mid format.

Selective Reality features

  • 128 patches by Allen Sommerlot (aka blortblort & Madder Than You).
  • Special care was taken in developing these patches so that you have as much modulation and expression as possible in each one.
  • All three of the TI’s physical performance knobs, PB and Mod wheel have been routed for all patches. Most patches also have AT modulation components and velocity driven modulation. Some even have other unusual modulation (arp swing factor mapped to key tracking for instance).
  • These sounds were designed to be played!

The soundset costs $19.95 USD.

More information: Xenos Soundworks / Selective Reality

Plughugger releases Virus TI Red

Plughugger Virus TI Red

Plughugger has announced the release of Red, a new soundset for the Access Virus TI and Snow synthesizers, aimed squarely for dance music productions.

There are 128 sounds in the collection divided into four major categories: bass, plucks, pads and sequences(!).

Although the Virus doesn’t have a built-in sequencer (at least not in the v5 of the operating system), we used some tricks with its very capable arpeggiator to simulate the functionality of a real step sequencer.

Virus TI Red features

  • 128 presets for the Access Virus TI & Snow:
    • Bass sounds: Dark, Big, Snappy, Interval, Acid-style, Distorted.
    • Plucked sounds: Bright, Interval, Soft.
    • Pads: Bright, Soft, Big.
    • Sequences: Bass sequences, Interval sequences, Plucked/Lead synth sequences.

Virus TI Red is available to purchase for 9.90 EUR. A free demo bank with 10 presets is available to download.

More information: Plughugger / Virus TI Red

Humanoid Sound Systems releases Astral Voyage for Virus TI

Humanoid Sound Systems Astral Voyage

Humanoid Sound Systems has announced the release of Astral Voyage, a new sound bank for the Virus TI synthesizer by Access Music.

Astral Voyage contains 100 high quality ambient style patches by sound designer Efrain Becerra, which are perfect for space music and new age compositions, as well as excellent material for film and videogame soundtracks.

Your Access Virus will experience a new direction in sound with Astral Voyage. The soundset ships to you in .mid format.

The soundset costs $19.95 USD.

Humanoid Sound Systems has also announced that the upcoming Enzyme synthesizer instrument will be released this September.

More information: Humanoid Sound Systems

P5Audio releases Techno Deep House for Virus TI2

P5Audio Techno Deep House

P5Audio has announced Techno Deep House, a soundset for the Virus TI2 synthesizer by Access Music.

Time to fall in love all over again with your Virus TI 2 synth, with 128 brand new custom designed patches. With a heavy emphasis on bass and lead sounds, these sounds cater to the Techno Deep House, Tech House, as well as Dubstep and Big Room producers.

Techno Deep House features

  • 128 custom Techno Deep House, Tech House, Dubstep and Big Room style patches.
  • Emphasis on lead and bass sounds.
  • Provided in .MID file format, for quick and easy loading.
  • Inspired by DJs Omid 16B, Christian Smith, Rob Acid and more.

The sample pack costs $11.99 USD.

More information: P5Audio / Techno Deep House for Virus TI2