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Toontrack releases Bass Toolbox EZmix Pack

Toontrack Bass Toolbox EZmix Pack

Toontrack has announced the release of the Bass Toolbox EZmix Pack, a new expansion for EZmix 2 featuring a wide variety of presets custom-made solely for bass guitar.

You’ll find anything from amp and cab simulation settings to signal chains for amp and DI combos as well as inserts applicable on any type of source bass guitar audio.
“The idea was to compile something that would cater to a broad use, regardless of genre. A collection that covered the whole gamut of fundamental tools you’d need to get your bass right in a mix scenario”, says Toontrack sound designer Ulf Edlund.

A bass guitar in a mix situation is seldom just a plain and simple instrument signal. It often involves a long chain of effects such as compression, EQ, tape simulator and various types of distortion. Most mix engineers would even agree to bass being one of the hardest instruments to have sit well in a production. That’s why Toontrack put together an all-star team of engineers to design this collection of go-to settings for mixing and recording bass guitar: Randy Staub (Metallica, Avril Lavigne), Neil Dorfsman (Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits), Pelle Henricsson (Refused, Meshuggah) as well as the Toontrack sound design team.

This pack will provide anything from warm and muffled to edgy, modern and distorted tones – all the way from upright and acoustic to vintage, classic and modern. It’s a toolbox for bass guitar. Easy.

The EZmix pack is available to purchase for $49 USD / 39 EUR.

More information: Toontrack / Bass Toolbox EZmix Pack

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Dream Audio Tools launches Christmas Sale – 20% off

Dream Audio Tools has launched a Christmas Sale, offering its bundles at a 20% discount for a limited time.

Dream Audio Tools Bundles Sale

Dream Audio Tools offers

  • Platinum Bundle for Kontakt – Now 118.30 EUR (reg. 147.90 EUR)
    Includes: Dream Keys, Dream Rythms, Dark Dreams, Indie Fingers Vol.1 & Vol.2, Repetitive Bass, Dream Circle.
  • Gold Bundle for Kontakt – Now 87.90 EUR (reg. 109.90 EUR)
    Includes Dream Rythms, Dark Dreams, Indie Fingers Vol.1 & Vol.2, Repetitive Bass, Dream Circle.
  • Sequences Bundle for Kontakt – Now 56.80 EUR (reg. 71 EUR)
    Includes Dream Rythms, Indie Fingers Vol.1 & Vol.2, Repetitive Bass.
  • Cinematic bundle for Kontakt – Now 76.70 EUR (reg. 95.90 EUR)
    Includes Dream Keys, Dark Dreams, Dream Circle.

The sale ends 31 December, 2013.

More information: Dream Audio Tools

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Straight Ahead Samples releases Straight Ahead! Bass for Kontakt

Straight Ahead! Bass

Straight Ahead Samples has announced the release of Straight Ahead! Bass, a virtual upright bass guitar instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Taking from all that was learned on our Drums and Brushes & Mallets libraries, SAS dove right away into creating a realistic upright bass library. Our focus is similar to our drum libraries; the sound and the feel.

Featuring our new “Accented Legato” script which is more than just stock legato transitions, this mimics the way players truly move from note to note.

Straight Ahead! Bass features

  • Deeply sampled beautiful, 7/8 size double bass.
  • 3 microphone positions w/ user-controlled interface.
  • Multiple articulations.
  • 4 velocity, 4 round robins.
  • “Accented Legato” scripting for realistic legato playing.
  • Arco.
  • 3.19 GB size.

The library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $69.99 USD until December 31st, 2013 (regular $89.99 USD). Requires Native Instruments Kontakt 5 full version.

More information: Straight Ahead Samples / Straight Ahead! Bass

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Delectable Records launches House Bass Session sample pack

Delectable Records House Bass Session

Delectable Records has released House Bass Session, a sample pack featuring a vast collection of professionally crafted bass loops and samples.

Producers can expect to find Huge Atmospheric Double Bass, ethereal fingered and slapped Electric Bass Lines, Punchy Drum Loops and Earth Shaking One Shot Sounds you’ve never heard before!

Basses were recorded live from 3 different bassists playing an 1820 Italian hand-crafted double bass, a vintage and very rich sound taken up with two custom AKG microphones with FET circuit model Schoeps CMC 5, Electric basses used are Manne XLR 5, even Italian craftsmanship and a Tobias Killer B4. We used 5 different amps, Hughes & Kettner Attax 100 Combo, MB Markbass TA501, Fender Bassman 135, and an incredible and unique Davoli Lied Bass Tube Amplifier 200 crafted in 1967.

Enjoy the wide range of utterly inspiring 24 bit quality audio samples offered by this new collection of accurately tempo and key labeled audio samples, meticulously designed by our Studio crew with professional equipment and custom made DSP routines, for ready-made sound production.

House Bass Session features

  • 618 MB content, 24-bit/44.1kHz quality.
  • Includes 30 electric bass loops, 30 fingered bass one shots, 28 fingered bass riffs, 35 slapped bass loops, 45 slapped bass one shots, 30 slapped bass riffs, 44 double bass loops, 29 double bass riffs, 78 synth bass loops (weird, sub and classic).
  • 128 extra drum and percussion loops.
  • Loops at 125 bpm.

The sample pack is available to purchase for £29.95 GBP. Individual parts are also sold separately.

More information: Delectable Records / House Bass Session

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Dream Audio Tools launches End of the Summer Sale

Dream Audio Tools has announced its End of the Summer Sale, offering a 30% discount on all its products.

Dream Audio Tools Sale

Dream Audio Tools

  • Dream Circle for Kontakt — Cinematic Handmade Brass Gong.
  • Indie Fingers volume two: The Neck — The analog guitar tone strikes back!
  • Dream Keys Complete — Cinematic piano toolbox for film music, electronic and pop.
  • Indie Fingers Vol. one – The Bridge — Electric guitar fingered arpeggios and sequences.
  • Repetitive Bass — Multisampled Electric bass repetitions.
  • Dream Rythms — Combinable rhythms and sequences.
  • Dark Dreams — Cinematic designed percussions, hits and sound effects.

The sale ends October 15th, 2013.

More information: Dream Audio Tools

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Source Audio releases Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar & Bass microModeler

Source Audio has announced the release of the OFD Guitar microModeler and OFD Bass microModeler, two Soundblox 2 effect pedals.

Source Audio OFD Guitar/Bass microModeler

The “OFD” stands for “Overdrive, Fuzz, and Distortion.” Both pedals offer twelve meticulously crafted overdrive, fuzz, and distortion tones specifically voiced to accommodate the individual frequency range of either guitar or bass.

Each pedal’s comprehensive collection of distortion effects includes tone accurate models of Marshall® and Mesa Boogie® amps, as well as iconic pedals including the Big Muff®, Fuzz Face®, and Tube Screamer®.

The OFDs are the result of dramatic advancements in modeling technology as well as years of research by the Source Audio engineering team. The OFDs’ distortion effects were finely tuned through an intense process of examination and A/B comparisons with the pedals and amps on which each effect was modeled. The end-result is a dynamic collection of precise and naturally responsive tones, from warm and chunky tube overdrive to over-the-top fuzz.

Both of the OFD pedals are housed in compact and extremely durable cast-aluminum chassis. Their sturdy exterior and relay-based buffered or true bypass switches are built to withstand endless gigging and rehearsal, plus the compact 4.5 x 4.5 inch footprint easily finds a place on any size pedalboard. Both boxes include easy-to-adjust internal Noise Gates and individual Treble, Mid, and Bass Tone controls. The OFD Bass microModeler also features a clean/dirty Mix knob as well as Source Audio’s signature low-end preserving algorithm, Lo-Retain. Lo-Retain insures that bassists will not lose the thumping bottom essential to maintaining a strong low-end foundation.

The OFDs offer several forward thinking design functions. Preset morphing allows guitarists and bassists the opportunity to seamlessly shift from one preset to another with either an expression pedal or Source Audio’s own Hot Hand 3 Universal Effects Controller. Contrary to what one might think, OFD Preset Morphing is not a simple crossfade, but rather an actual metamorphosis in the form of a multi-parameter shift, so fixing an expression pedal mid-sweep creates truly hybrid tones, opening a practically endless range of tone possibilities. Along with the entire line of Soundblox 2 pedals, the OFDs also contain the option of MIDI compatibility upon Source Audio’s release of its MIDI Control HUB in early 2014.

The Soundblox 2 OFD Bass microModeler and OFD Guitar microModeler are available to purchase for MSRP $249 USD (street $169 USD).

More information: Source Audio

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Orange Tree Samples launches Group Buy Sale – Up to 50% off

Orange Tree Samples Group Buy

Orange Tree Samples has launched a 2013 Group Buy sale, offering all its sample libraries at up to 50% off.

Starting today, we’re having a group buy sale on ALL of our products. We aren’t holding anything back–we’ve even included recent sample libraries such as Evolution Electric Bass Rick and Evolution Rosewood Grand in the sale. In fact, you’ll be able to get up to 50% OFF on all Orange Tree Samples’ libraries in this monumental sale.

Additionally, there will be special giveaways, contests, gift certificates, and much more. You’ll even have a chance to win our latest library before it’s released–absolutely FREE!

What are you waiting for? Join the Orange Tree Samples Group Buy today.

The Group Buy sale lasts until October 9th, 2013 (11:59 PM PST).

More information: Orange Tree Samples / Group Buy

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