Plugin Boutique Partner Focus: 30% off AudioThing plugins

Plugin Boutique has launched a limited time sale on AudioThing, offering its plug-ins at a 30% discount as part of a Partner Focus.

30% off AudioThing at Plugin Boutique

AudioThing is a lab based in Dublin, Ireland, focused on sound design including sample libraries, audio plug-ins, and synth patches. AudioThing was founded in 2011 by composer, sound designer, and programmer Carlo Castellano and has been producing and developing sounds since then.

AudioThing plugins

  • Valve Filter VF-1 is a multimode resonant filter plug-in with vintage valve emulation.
  • miniBit is a 8-bit/chiptune style synthesizer that emulates the sound of 80s game consoles and retrocomputers.
  • Valve Exciter is a Harmonic Enhancer plug-in with vintage valve emulation.
  • Phase Motion is a Phaser plug-in featuring up to 16 phasing stages.

The plugins are available from Plugin Boutique at a 30% discount until March 5th, 2015.

More information: Plugin Boutique / AudioThing

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Puremagnetik releases PM-8910 retro computer sound library

Puremagnetik has announced the release of PM-8910 for Live, Kontakt and Logic.

Puremagnetik PM-8910

A library of sounds captured entirely from an original General Instruments AY-3-8910 three-voice programmable sound generator, PM-8910 is packed full of goodies for old-school gaming and chip sound enthusiasts.

The AY-3-8910 and its variants became popular chips in many arcade games, and were used on, among others, the Intellivision and Vectrex video game consoles, Amstrad CPC, Oric 1, Colour Genie, Elektor TV Games Computer and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+2/+3 home computers as well as the Mockingboard and Cricket sound cards for the Apple II family.

PM-8910 is a companion and addition to Puremagnetik’s constantly growing arsenal of retro computer sounds and has been programmed especially for Live, Kontakt and Logic.

PM-8910 features

  • Over 20 programs directly sourced from the original GI AY-3-8910.
  • Ableton Live and Push-Ready instrument racks.
  • Apple Logic Channel Strip and browser integration
  • Full Kontakt KSP edit panel with modular voice part selection.

PM-8910 is available for purchase for $15 USD.

More information: Puremagnetik / PM-8910

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Kyle Mohr releases Super 64 – Retro Video Game Soundpack

Kyle More has released Super 64 – Retro Video Game Soundpack, a free Ableton Live pack.

Ever want to jam out on a midi controller with classic video game sound FX, or secretly add a few of those FX to your production? This is the Walkthrough of our massive 64 sample/ 4 bank Retro Video Game soundpack for Ableton Live.

There are also an additional 2.5 banks before and after the 4 main banks of additional samples we liked, but didn’t use in the core pack. This brings it to a whopping 104 total, retro 8/16/32-Bit video game samples to take you back to the 80’s and 90’s. Enjoy!

The pack is a free download from DJ TechTools (registration required).

More information: Super 64 – Retro Video Game Soundpack

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Aly James Lab releases Super PSG synthesizer plugin

Aly James Lab has released Super PSG (Super Portable Sound Generator), a synthesizer instrument for Windows that emulates the SN76489 Sega Master System sound chip, and more.

Aly James Lab Super PSG

SPSG is not simply an SN76489 emulator, it adds many extended features to squeeze to most of the sound chip and a huge user friendly GUI! It is a fantastic synth suitable for chip music and SEGA nostalgic pleasure and also a powerful 8-bit tool for modern music production.

You can design typical and not so typical sounds of that era and experiment from the presets already available. Go further with extended controls, and even midi control a real SN76489 sound chip with a special hardware that YOU can built. The system also works with the GENMDM interface designed
by Little Scale.

The plugin is available for Windows (VST) as donationware (minimum donation of $10 USD).

More information: Aly James Lab / Super PSG

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3ee Sound Design releases LEVEL 3-E for Zebra

3ee Sound Design LEVEL 3-E

3ee Sound Design has launched LEVEL 3-E, a soundset for the Zebra software synthesizer instrument by u-he.

LEVEL 3-E is a collection of 90 classic chiptune patches inspired by two popular game consoles from the late 70s and mid 80s.

From arps, basses and leads to percussion and nostalgic sound effects, the pack contains everything you need to craft a fairly authentic sounding chiptune track.

All instruments within this collection were created by 3ee and optimized with modulation wheel and at least a pair of XY performance controls.

The soundset is available to purchase starting at $6 USD.

More information: 3ee Sound Design / LEVEL 3-E

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