Puremagnetik has announced the release of PM-8910 for Live, Kontakt and Logic.
A library of sounds captured entirely from an original General Instruments AY-3-8910 three-voice programmable sound generator, PM-8910 is packed full of goodies for old-school gaming and chip sound enthusiasts.
The AY-3-8910 and its variants became popular chips in many arcade games, and were used on, among others, the Intellivision and Vectrex video game consoles, Amstrad CPC, Oric 1, Colour Genie, Elektor TV Games Computer and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+2/+3 home computers as well as the Mockingboard and Cricket sound cards for the Apple II family.
PM-8910 is a companion and addition to Puremagnetik’s constantly growing arsenal of retro computer sounds and has been programmed especially for Live, Kontakt and Logic.
Over 20 programs directly sourced from the original GI AY-3-8910.
Ableton Live and Push-Ready instrument racks.
Apple Logic Channel Strip and browser integration
Full Kontakt KSP edit panel with modular voice part selection.
Samplephonics has launched Arcade Transitions, a sample pack featuring a collection of heavy sound effects bloops, 8 Bit sweeps, bleepy impact samples and intricate chiptune style snapshots.
Painstakingly designed by our very own sonic scientist Soundbits, this collection of retro sound shaping tools and effects will take you right back to the good old days of Pacman and Streets of Rage!
Containing 299 one shot sound effect samples, and a collection of sampler instruments for EXS24, Kontakt and Reason NN-XT, this sample library contains a large collection of inspiring material for any sound designer, composer or music producer looking to inject complex and unique sound shaping into their productions.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £25 GBP.
Future Loops has announced the release of Arcadia – 8 Bits Invasion 2, the second volume from its collection of retro gaming inspired sound effects.
“Arcadia – 8 Bits Invasion 2″ features another assortment of noises, lasers, boops, beeps, blips and tracker synths divided in 10 classic gaming categories: Checkpoint, Star Power, Healers, 1-Up, Game Over, Hazards, Strange Beings, Continue, Shooters and Warp Zone.
With over 500 samples, “Arcadia – 8 Bits Invasion 2″ is available in WAV format and 100% Royalty-Free.
The sample pack costs 19.95 EUR. It is currently available to purchase with an introductory Summer discount.
Future Loops has announced Arcadia – 8 Bits Invasion, a sample library featuring a collection of retro gaming inspired sound effects.
“Arcadia – 8 Bits Invasion” features bleeps, blips and bloops, noises, lasers and tracker synths divided into 8 different categories: Healers, 1-Up, Game Over, Checkpoint, Star Power, Hazards, Strange Beings, Shooters, Continue and Warp Zone.
This collection is 100% Royalty-Free ad includes 524 WAV samples.
You can customize your controller, choosing from a wide range of materials and finishes for the top surface, as well as the color of the triggers and silicone case.
The Midi Fighter Spectra is the latest controller by DJ TechTools.
Built on the familiar format of the now legendary Midi Fighter Classic, the Spectra features full-color ring lighting, six side mounted configurable function buttons, and TRAKTOR Remix Deck support, all in a highly portable package able to find space in any DJ booth.
The MIDI Fighter Spectra is available to purchase for $175 USD.
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