Niche Audio has released Planet 808, a sampled, edited, and processed TR808 expansion pack that has been deeply processed for Maschine 2 and Ableton Live.
Planet 808 is much more than a drum sample pack. This is a modern, punchy sound set using very high quality processed and non processed TR808 sounds expertly sculpted in to highly inspiring Maschine and Ableton Live kits.
Ultimately this pack screams character and authenticity. Its a collection of producer ready 808 kits and sounds which which will become a go to valuable asset in the library of any producer fro years to come.
The pack is available for purchase for £24.95 GBP.
Wave Alchemy has announced the release of a pack of free MFB Tanzbar drum samples.
As a special thank you to our loyal customers and followers, we would like to offer you an exclusive FREE drum sample pack courtesy of the Wave Alchemy team…
Included are 68 powerful analogue drum samples, each carefully crafted with a MFB Tanzbar drum machine, and tastefully processed on a sound-by-sound basis using our extensive collection of high-end hardware processors and sound shaping tools…
Expect to find lush claps, characterful bass drums, punchy analogue snares, fuzzy toms, crispy percussion, 5 pre-mapped drum kits for Battery, Kontakt, NN-XT, Halion & SFZ, as well as a 20% discount coupon, usable towards your next order at www.wavealchemy.co.uk!
SKYLIFE has announced SampleRobot Volca-X, a new SampleRobot version which fully supports Korg’s new volca sample digital sample sequencer.
SampleRobot Volca-X is Volca Sample’s best friend. It offers all features that you need to manage, convert and dump all your custom samples. It is a budget-friendly companion (39 £ / 49 € / 59 $) and it offers all the sophisticated sampling features of SampleRobot Single-X.
Ever wanted to turn your vintage drum machine or even your plugins into a Volca Sample bank? SampleRobot Volca-X can do the job for you – ultra fast! Record or import samples, slice “all-in-one” files, rearrange sample slots. SampleRobot Volca-X offers a lot of creative freedom when working with Volca Sample.
SampleRobot Volca-X features
Dump up to 100 samples at once to Volca Sample.
Support for multiple bit and sampling resolutions.
Automatic high quality resampling for Volca Sample.
Save all your sample banks as Projects.
Sample bank function: Erase.
Sample bank function: Restore factory samples.
Import multiple wave files at once.
Slice “all-in-one” files.
Sample size calculation and progress display.
Flexible stereo-mono rendering.
Different loop export modes.
Sophisticated auto-sampling features.
WaveRobot editor available as option.
Compatible with Windows and OS X.
SampleRobot Volca-X will be available in March, 2015.
Fairly Confusing Waveforms has released Cracklebot, a free vinyl noise machine for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Cracklebot is automated drum machine based on vinyl noise samples. I sampled worn and dirty, empty grooves from my vinyl collection. Lead-ins, lead-outs, silent parts in between tracks, those have been chopped to 115 short slices or pops, crackles, scratches and noises.
Cracklebot is sequencing them into tempo synchronized, noise grooves. The machine can create new, random patterns on a single click, so it’s quite fun play with.
Rhythmic Robot has announced the release of PanaRhythm, a free snare drum instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
PanaRhythm is sampled from a tiny analogue Panasonic drum machine we found at a car boot sale. Its kick and hats are so-so, but the snare really pops and has a great, up-front analogue sound. We’ve spread it over a whole octave to give it some pitch variation so it can blend into a lot of different mixes.
A bit of saturation and compression are built right in. We really like this sound: rope in your kick of choice and you’re good to go!
Rhythmic Robot has also launched a limited time sale, offering 33% off all its sample libraries.
Just use the coupon code
when you check out, and watch a third of the cost fall off the lot.
Loopmasters has launched Synth Explorer – TR-505, a twisted collection of beats and drum shots from the often overlooked Roland TR505 drum machine. This edition of Vintage Explorer features loop and one shot samples covering … read more
VST Buzz has launched a sale on the Lithium Beats pack by Samplephonics, offering 60% off the drum machine instrument by EVAC for a limited time only. Save a whopping 60% on this revolutionary drum … read more
Arturia has announced it is celebrating SparkLE‘s anniversary with a limited time promotion. SparkLE is the premier drum machine for innovative sounds and immediate workflow. The time has never been better for you to add … read more
D16 Group has released version 1.6.1 of its Drum Machine plug-ins, fixing small problem with internal sequencer. If you passionately use Host mode in our Drum Machine plug-in(s), this news should make you happy, because … read more
ModeAudio has launched Beat Voltage, a collection of drum samples. Sense the electric current swirling and sizzling around your studio and exploding out of your speakers like bolts of pure white lightning – it’s time … read more
Arturia has launched BeatStep Pro, an all-new world-class controller and dynamic performance step sequencer, at the NAMM Show 2015, January 22-25 in Anaheim, California. Designed for hands-on hardware sequencing, the BeatStep Pro brings two fully … read more
Akai Professional has announced the Timbre Wolf and Tom Cat, two new all-analogue instruments. The Timbre Wolf is an authentic analog 4-voice polyphonic synthesizer. Configurable as 4 mono synths, a 4-voice unison or a 4-voice … read more
Bruns and Spork has released version 188.8.131.52 of Grooove, a drum machine instrument for Windows and Mac. Grooove is a unique virtual drum machine that enables the user to easily create vibrant and dynamic drum … read more
D16 Group has announced that it has finalized the maintenance updating process for its plug-ins. We’d like to announce that with today’s release of LuSH-101 version 1.1.3, Sigmund version 1.1.2, Phoscyon version 1.9.5 and all … read more
Robert Henke has released MicroDrum, a free drum machine instrument for Max for Live. MicroDrum is a rough emulation of an old school 8 bit drum sample cell with some ideas borrowed from Roger Linn. … read more
Wave Alchemy has launched Revolution-606 SE, a free ‘slimmed-down’ demo version of the Revolution-606 virtual drum machine for Kontakt 5. Users of Kontakt 5 are able to demo a small amount of what is possible … read more
Wave Alchemy has launched Revolution-606, a new instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt. The iconic TR-606, recorded 10 times, through 10 unique, characterful signal chains… 5381 unique samples, seamlessly integrated within an intuitive, highly-programmable virtual … read more
D16 Group has introduced release candidate version 1.6 of its Classic Boxes Collection, a bundle of drum machine and bassline synthesizer plug-ins for Windows and Mac. Includes all four D16’s acclaimed emulations of classic vintage … read more
Roland has introduce the new 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion for the TR-8 Rhythm Performer. The sounds of the now-famous TR-707 and TR-727 Rhythm Composers, with every nuance accounted for, can be injected into the TR-8, … read more
Heavyocity has partnered with Icebreaker Audio to release BitRate II, a major update to the BitRate semi-modular 8-bit drum machine for Reaktor. BitRate II uses multiple methods of retro digital synthesis and sampling to produce … read more