Rankin Audio has released Ableton Drum Racks – Dubstep, a collection of 10 Ableton Drum Racks designed to give you everything you need to nail the dubstep drum sound.
Each rack is equipped with a specially selected kit of drum hits, all lovingly processed to give the best sound possible and then set up with a selection of Macros for you to tweak until your heart’s content. We have also added Wav files as loops for anyone needing to just drop in some loops for immediate satisfaction.
Rankin Audio has lead the way with Dubstep sample packs and presets in recent years and this pack is no exception. The racks are ready to drop straight in and give you instant, punchy and crisp drums that will cut through your mix perfectly. Each rack has a midi file already attached to give you further inspiration for loops. The midi files range from skippy steppers to Datsik style stompers and beyond. This will give you even more knowledge on the drum patterns as well as the right hits. The Macros are set up with functions like adding extra punch to your kick, tighten your snare or specifically designed dynamic compression for the whole rack.
Ableton Drum Racks Dubstep features
- 1 Ableton Live8+ Drum Racks Live Set.
- 10 Drum Racks.
- 10 MIDI Files.
- 10 Drum Loops WAV.
- 94 Single Drum Hit samples.
- Macro controls.
- Individual EQ & Compression.
The Live Pack is available to purchase for £9.95 GBP.
More information: Rankin Audio / Ableton Drum Racks – Dubstep
8Dio has announced the release of Free Angels, updates to Adagio Violins and Adagio Cellos, and the upcoming Adagietto & Zeus Drums instrument libraries.
Hey there fellow sample connoisseur – and welcome to 8Dio’s annual 25 Days of Christmas tradition. We have a rather ambitious lineup this year comprised of new releases, free gifts, essential Adagio updates, artist interviews and a massive surprise.
We are kicking December off with no less then 4 major announcements.
New at 8Dio
- Free Angels – Partially created by 100+ sound designers and partially created in-house by 8DIO. A complimentary product added to ANY 8Dio purchase over 50$ made between December 3-25th 2013.
- Adagio Violins and Cellos 1.5 Free Update – A new three-layered multi-purpose legato system that just works. The system allows you to play with both slur/portamento, medium to fast legato without using key-switches. The design contains three unique legato types that are triggered based on your velocity (Emotional Slur Legato, Village Legato and Instinct Legato). The updates also contain overall fixes to the general legatos – a bunch of minor bug fixes and improved functionality with Apple Logic environment. The Adagio 1.5 updates for Violins and Cellos will be released mid-December and is free for all current Violin, Cello and Adagio Bundle owners.
- Adagietto and Zeus (coming in December) – Adagietto is a powerful, easy-to-use, full string ensemble set based on 8Dio’s deep-sampled and highly expressive Adagio String Series coming December 16th. Adagietto is the bread-and-butter of Adagio.
The Zeus Drum Kit is one of the most detailed sampled high-end drum kits ever done utilizing 8Dio’s new custom flow note technology.
More information: 8Dio
Morevox has announced its Christmas Sale, offering a 50% discount on all its libraries and bundles for a limited time.
The sale ends January 6th, 2014. Use coupon XMAS13 at checkout to take advantage of this offer.
More information: Morevox
The Drum Broker has released Flatline Kit Vol. 1, a drum kit sample pack by Cardiak.
Fresh from the lab at HeartFelt Productions Platinum Producer Cardiak brings you the official “Flatline Kit Vol. 1″.
Well known in the production world for massive amounts of hits with the hardest drums and neck snapping snares, Cardi has given you gold. Cardiak’s actually library of his own snares and claps are sure to have you pushing out bangers that slap hard in no time. This kit is a great selection of 808′s that will quake your neighbor’s neighbor and trademark stabs from some of your favorite tracks.
Forget the rest, this is the official kit straight from Cardiak himself.
Flatline Kit Vol. 1 features
- 4 808′s.
- 11 Claps.
- 13 Fills.
- 38 Kicks.
- 7 Loops.
- 13 Percussive Elements.
- 6 SFX Transitions.
- 58 Snares.
- 5 Stabs.
The sample pack is available to purchase for $24.99 USD.
More information: Drum Broker / Flatline Kit Vol. 1
Time+Space has announced the Toontrack Holiday deals, offering up to 50% off selected products.
It’s back! Toontrack’s Winter Promo delivers discounts of up to 50% across their range of award winning drum software…
Whether for beginners or experienced producers, Toontrack’s virtual drums are among the best in the business – from the easy-to-handle EZdrummer to the deeper control offered by Superior Drummer. What’s more, both plug-ins offer an ever-growing collection of expansion packs allowing you to tailor your drums to suit your own style of music and keep the inspiration flowing.
These fantastic Winter offers include…
- 50% off EZdrummer
- 40% off Superior Drummer
- 50% off Crossgrade from EZdrummer to Superior
- 50% off SDX expansions* including:
- New York Studios Vol 2
- The Metal Foundry
- Custom & Vintage
- Music City
- Roots: Brushes, Rods & Mallets
- Roots: Sticks
- New York Studios Vol 3
More information: Time+Space
Sound Pack Flyer has announced The Swoon Kit, a collection of drum samples by BlackOut Drums.
The Swoon Kit by Blackout Drums features wide-sounding kicks, and BIG LAYERED snares! — The snares and percussion give your tracks, that BIG, IN YOUR FACE, Monstrous sound!
The Swoon Kit features
- 35 WIDE, Loose Kick Drums.
- 35 MONSTROUSLY Big-Hit Layered Snares.
- 35 SHARP Hi-Hats, assorted varieties.
- 60 Percussion Hits – Cymbals, Shakers, an AWESOME Signature Folder, Rimshots, + Toms.
The sample pack is available for the introductory price of $9.99 USD. The price will increase $1.75 every 3 days until December 15th when it will be the regular price of $24.99 USD.
More information: Sound Pack Flyer / The Swoon Kit
Beatmatch has announced the release of Digital, a free sample pack featuring 295 samples.
Digital is a must have collection of close to 300 high quality royalty-free synthetic drum sounds, effects and one shots.
Designed for music producers working on minimal techno, detroit techno, deep house, electro and many more genres that rely on synthetic drum sounds and synth stabs.
- High quality Wav format (16 Bit, 44.1 khz, Stereo).
- Includes 23 Kick Drums, 34 Snare Drums, 10 Hi Hats, Shakes, 6 Open Hats, 8 Claves, 5 Rimshots, 13 Congas. 12 Tom Toms, 180 other sounds.
The sample pack is a free download.
More information: Beatmatch / Digital
Toontrack has launched Metal Beats MIDI, a new pack featuring a collection of drum grooves and fills performed by renowned metal drummer Dirk Verbeuren of Soilwork.
After the three volumes in the Library of the Extreme series and a few thousand variations of the most outrageous metal drumming there is, Dirk winds down a tad. In this pack, he delivers a comprehensive collection of straight forward, modern metal drumming – all the way from ultra-slow doom and crushing mid tempo to galloping double-bass work. Essentially, everything you might need in between the blast beats, carpet rolls or skank beats you got from the Library of the Extreme suite.
This collection of drum beats and fills is the perfect match for any traditional or modern metal songwriter looking for world-class, sharp and inventive drumming straight from one of the world’s most well-rounded and dynamic e-drummers.
Metal Beats MIDI features
- MIDI drum beats and fills for traditional and modern metal.
- Performed by Dirk Verbeuren (Soilwork).
- All material organized in straight or swing songs and broken down by leading instrument (closed hats, open hats, etc.).
- Each song has a dedicated section for fills.
- Tempos ranging from 56 BPM to 240 BPM.
The MIDI pack costs $29 USD / 25 EUR.
More information: Toontrack / Metal Beats MIDI