Voltage Disciple has announced the release of Voltage Lookup Table Synths, an Ableton Live Pack in collaboration with Adventure Kid.
Based on close to 2000 analogue and digital waveforms presented in 21 Sampler instruments, the pack lets you explore wave-sequencing, waveform lookup tables previously only available in analogue modules such as the PISTON HONDA, WMD GAMMAWAVE SOURCE and the BUCHLA COMPLEX WAVEFORM GENERATOR.
Each module in the pack contains filters, lookup rates panning modulation, reverb and delays as well as bit reduction, complex delays, vocoders and many other effects all routed to macro controls. The lookup rates go from 0 to audio rate modulation speeds. The waveshape for the lookup tables rates can be selected or varied from Samplers available LFO waveforms. The instruments offer a rich sonic palette with each containing up to 100 waveforms.
There is also a C64 based module as well as a granular waveform based module for lo-fi and chip based needs. VOLTAGE DISCIPLES advanced Sampler programming as yet unseen in any LIVE instrument to date along with ADVENTURE KIDS waveforms bring you a new depth of sonic power to LIVE.
Voltage Table Lookup Synths is available to purchase for $10 AUD.
Engadget reports on an animated gif which holds a collection of 88 Roland synths:
You know how much we love our vintage MIDI gear, and apparently our friend Ronny from Das Kraftfuttermischwerk is every bit as big a fan as we are. To that end, he's taken Music Radar's recent guide to all-things Roland and turned it into an awesome (and headache-inducing) animated GIF.
Apparently the collection lacks the TR and TB series instruments, otherwise everything the company has produced between 1973 and 2010 should be there.
A small sample pack of The Kitten by Octave. This was recorded and compiled by me. I would like to do some more packs with this synth. So please let me know what you think of this curent pack and how it can be improved.
Today's free samples are various sounds made with a washer & dryer. I slammed lids, dropped coins on it, twisted the knobs, removed the lint trap, and a bunch of other stuff to provide a bunch of metallic percussion sounds or just good fodder for sample manipulation. 8 24-bit, stereo WAVs weighing in at 3.3 MB.
Here's some new samples for all of you music production lovers out there. It's just a small pack this time but I hope you'll find them usefull.
This pack contains: 10 basslines made by running the Microkorg through the filter on the Korg Monotron. There's a little bit of background noise from the Monotron filter but a little bit of grit never hurt anyone.
Splurgo Audio has announced the release of Darbuka Loops Pack 2 and Computer Sounds Pack, two new downloadable sample packs.
New Splurgo Audio sample packs
Darbuka Loops Pack 2 – This is the second installment of the bestselling Darbuka Loops. This pack contains the most popular middle eastern 3/4 rhythms. These rhythms are included: Abwanii, Daarij, Darj, Ghiita, Hazaj, Khalaas al awwal, Makhluf, Qantara, Quddaam, Shiishtosh, Tsamiko and Yuruk as-Samaa’ii. This pack contains 44 loops in 90 and 110 bpm (3/4 timing). All files are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
Computer Sounds Pack – Relive the old commodore 64 days with these retro 8 bit like sounds. This pack contains 36 melodies. All loops are in the key of ‘A’ and ‘D’ and 120 and 140 bpm. All files are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
The Darbuka Loops 2 and Computer Sounds sample packs are available to purchase for $5.95 USD each.
Total Kontrol has released Mssiah Mono Synthesizer Controller, a real-time editor which allows control over every parameter found on Mssiah Mono Synthesizer.
The MSSIAH is a MIDI cartridge for the Commodore 64.
It contains a suite of music applications that starts instantly as you insert the cartridge and start up the computer. With these applications you can play the C64′s audio circuit (SID) via MIDI or stand-alone with the internal sequencers.
Mssiah Mono Synthesizer Controller is available as a VST plug-in and standalone application for Windows PC, priced at £10 GBP.