Twisted Tools has announced Micro Kits 03 by EVAC, the third release in its series of small and affordable sample packs for Maschine, Battery, Kontakt, Ableton, Reaktor and EXS24.
MICRO KITS 03 by EVAC, features 5 meticulously crafted drum kits, perfectly suited for use in anything from techno to hip hop. The collection of kits is made up of clean and tight drum sounds, brought to you by renowned sound designer and music producer, EVAC.
The sample pack’s kits are formatted for a wide variety of samplers, providing instant inspiration within nearly any type of production environment. Additionally, MK03 features a custom Reaktor map and presets for Twisted Tools S-LAYER. By harnessing the power of S-LAYER’S advanced randomization and sample layering engine, the possibilities for generating new content are literally endless. MK03 comes with 30 kit and generator presets to get you started for S-LAYER.
MICRO KITS 03 by EVAC is available for download, priced at $9 USD.
Samplephonics has announced the release of Circuit Malfunction, a sample library featuring one shot sounds from the studio of sound designer and electronic musician Ignatius.
Circuit Malfunction is a stunning set of 1153 one shot drum, percussion and fx samples from Samplephonics.
Created using a huge analogue modular system and various pieces of circuit bent hardware, the sounds are perfect for any producer looking for exciting sounds to enhance their productions with, as well as sound designers in need of electronic one shot sounds.
The sounds were captured in 24 Bit 96 khz for as true a sound to analogue as possible, and are available to purchase in 96khz, 48khz and 44,1khz for ultimate flexibility.
Circuit Malfunction features
1,153 one shot drum and effects samples, all from analogue sound sources.
Total size: 300 MB (230 MB compressed).
Formats: Battery, EXS24, Kontakt, NNXT.
The sample library is available to purchase for £34.70 GBP.
Standard Beat Company has announced the release of Artifact 01, a free reissue/download of the sounds/kits from Dark Downtempo 3 by beatserv, originally created by Wade Alin (owner of Standard Beat Company).
Artifact 01 integrates elements of dub, trip hop, and down-tempo into a set of tools for cinematic chill-out production.
It includes individual hits in 24-bit WAV format and two Battery 3 kits for a total of 156 original samples.
The Artifact 01 sample pack is available to download at no cost.
Standard Beat Company has introduced its Plus Kit sample library, featuring a collection of glitch inspired post- polyrhythmic beats and sounds.
A clinic in simple function and usability, Standard Beat Company’s Plus Kit brings to order thousands of randomly generated clicks, blips and glitches to create a masterful set of tools for electronic and intelligent dance music production.
Seven (7) concepts include construction kit style variations for a total of 56 loops in .rex and 24-bit WAV formats. Also included are individual hits (43 total) in Native Instruments Battery 3, Kontakt 4 and 24-bit WAV format.
The sample pack is available to purchase for $29 USD.
Native Instruments has announced its Summer of Sound special, which offers a 50% discount on most updates, upgrades and crossgrades for its KOMPLETE software instruments and effects in July.
All updates, upgrades and cross-grade available for half-price until July 31, 2012.
The special offer comprises updates and upgrades to the KOMPLETE 8 and KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE bundles from previous versions as well as crossgrades for users of MASCHINE, KONTAKT, REAKTOR, and GUITAR RIG KONTROL. Furthermore, discounted updates and upgrades to ABSYNTH 5, BATTERY 3, FM8, GUITAR RIG 5 Pro, KONTAKT 5 and REAKTOR 5 are included in the special, which also extends to the KONTAKT 5 crossgrade for owners of any KONTAKT PLAYER-based third-party instrument as well as the upgrade to SESSION STRINGS PRO for owners of SESSION STRINGS.
The “Summer of Sound” special offers are available at participating retailers and in the NI Online Shop until July 31st, 2012, while stock lasts. Savings described in this press release are calculated on the basis of suggested retail prices (MSRP). Please note that according to our terms and conditions, e-vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with special offers.
Loopmasters has introduced Future Clash, a sample library by Industrial Strength, featuring an original collection of modern Jamaican musical stylings.
Industrial Strength continues to push the limits of genre, this time by lacing the authentic sounds of Dub, Reggae, and Dancehall with futuristic flavor. Future Clash is specially designed for producers looking to delve deeper into material rooted in real foundation.
Spanning across six different tempos, and a diverse array of vibes and riddims, Future Clash features expressive samples to build from when creating in the studio. The pack includes heavy bass and sub lines, bright skanks, dark dubby organ loops, futuristic leads and pads, brass accents, tuned percussion, techy and booming drum loops, and a slew of versatile sound effects.
Future Clash features
1.7 GB content, 24 bit quality AIFF format.
490+ loops and samples, including drum loops, fx, synth melodies & more, in 6 tempos: 82, 90, 128, 133, 136, and 140 bpm.
Legendary New York producer Lenny Dee reveals his signature essentials in Drumshots Vol. 3, the latest chapter in ISR’s encyclopedic collection of analog, digital, and live drum samples to kick the pulse of your productions through the roof.
Lenny Dee crafted these samples from his personal collection and culled them from more than two decades of material to bring you the drum sounds that have induced countless crowds into booty-shakin’ synchronization.
Drum Shots Vol. 3 features
420 MB content, 24-bit/44kHz.
Includes 2 Claps, 35 Crash Cymbals, 8 Cymbals, 12 Rim Shots, 73 Closed Hats, 18 Open Hats, 297 Kick Drums, 133 Snares, 59 Toms, 5 FX, 20 ‘Climb’ FX.
Samples were recorded through myriad means and measures, with gear from the SSL E and G Series, Neve, Amek, Harrison API, Sound Craft, right on down to lo-fi Mackie and DJ mixers. Shots were also made in-the-box with modern software, and some were even captured on tape for that extra-warm tone.