Diego Callegari has released DCSI Closet Loops Vol 1, a free sample pack.
These loops are original and produced by DCSI for glitch, ambient and electronic music, cut out from Diego Callegari’s music tracks. You can use them freely in your productions.
They’re 40 samples/loops, 44.1 kHz 16bit sample wav files.
The pack is a free download at DCSI.
More information: DCSI / DCSI Closet Loops Vol 1
Corin Neff has announced the release of Project Xebra, a soundset for the Zebra wireless modular synthesizer instrument by u-he.
Project Xebra is a collection of experimental soundscapes, bizarre percussion, and glitchy, gritty, cinematic sequences.
To boot, it’s got some bread-and-butter synth patches, some experimental basses, a few mallet sounds, and some nature based soundscapes that are quite complimentary to the rest of the collection.
Project Xebra features
- 102 patches for u-he Zebra.
- Includes 6 Animal soundscapes, 12 Basses, 12 Drums, 4 Mallets, 24 Sequences, 32 Soundscapes, 12 Synths.
- Requires Zebra 2.7.0 or higher.
The soundset is available to purchase for $20 USD.
More information: Corin Neff / Project Xebra
Glitchmachines has announced the release of Fracture, a free buffer effect plugin geared toward creating robotic artifacts and abstract musical malfunctions.
Fracture features a buffer effect, a multimode filter, three LFOs and a delay.
This plugin is geared toward adding glitchy articulations and abstract textures to your projects. Use it on anything from drum and percussion loops to synth lines and sound effects.
Fracture’s intuitive interface and diverse features make it simple to give your projects a unique technical edge.
- Buffer Effect.
- 3 LFOs.
- Multi-Mode Filter.
- Delay Effect.
- Presets by Ivo Ivanov & Thomas Hennebert.
The effect plug-in is available to download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU, 32/64-bit).
More information: Glitchmachines / Fracture
ADSR Sounds has launched Dub All The Steps Vol. 2, a soundset for the Massive synthesizer instrument by Native Instruments.
Here are 50 presets made to help any producer make today’s dubstep, glitch-hop, electro and more!
All sounds in the demo are included (Drums & some FX not included)
The soundset is available to purchase for $17 USD.
More information: ADSR Sounds / Dub All The Steps Vol. 2
ASL SoundLab has released Looplab Vol.2 – Glitch Hop Drumloops, a sample pack featuring of 200 drum loops.
There are two different styles of loops – Straight and Swing. The swing loops are good for funky Neuro Hop type tracks and the straight loops are for straight down the line bangers.
The straight loops are also soncially different from the swing loops – so it’s not the same sounds but with swing applied.
Just like Looplab Volume 1, every loop is unique, there aren’t numerous variations with the same drum sounds to make up the numbers. Every loop has it’s own sound and vibe so you can pick whichever suits your partcular sound of the song you are working on.
Looplab Vol.2 features
- 100 Main Loops (50 Straight/50 Swing).
- 28 Fills.
- 24 Percussion Loops.
- 24 FX Loops.
- 24 Top & Hat Loops.
The sample pack costs £24.99 GBP.
More information: ASL SoundLab / Looplab Vol.2 Glitch Hop Drumloops
Freaky Loops has launched Ultimate Drum Fills, a sample pack featuring groovy electronic fills, stunning live drums, complex drum fills, and glitched electronics for use across the electronic spectrum.
All the fills are in 128 BPM and worked out to the smallest details to allow you the ability to directly insert them into your tracks. Every sound has been sculpted with a combination of high-end outboard pre-amps, EQ, compression and a selection of top rated plug-ins to create the most usable results. Perfect for an epic breakdown, to fill empty space, to get experimental or just to add the last missing ingredient to the mix.
In detail “Ultimate Drum Fills” includes 115 Drum Fills are foldered as 50 Electronic Fills, 35 Acoustic Fills, 15 Complex Fills, 10 Glitched Fills and 5 Fx Processed Fills. Each and every fill has been mixed and processed with maximum power and depth.
The sample library is available to purchase for £14.95 GBP.
More information: Freaky Loops / Ultimate Drum Fills
iZotope has introduced BreakTweaker, its new “Future Beat Machine” instrument for Windows and Mac.
Make beats you’ve never heard before. Built on a futuristic MicroEdit Engine, BreakTweaker turns everything you know about rhythm on its head.
Designed by BT and developed by iZotope, BreakTweaker is not just a drum machine: it’s a drum sculpting and beat sequencing environment that blurs the line between rhythm and melody. Give your beats an ever-evolving depth that gets better the longer they play. Use rhythmic slicing to drive everything from pitched melodic lines to sweeping rhythmic overtures. Top it all off with the best drum sample library in existence, curated by BT, iZotope, and top producers today. Explore a new era of rhythmic possibilities with this forward-thinking and forward-sounding instrument.
- Manipulate audio at a molecular level: Reinvent any beat by controlling pitch, rhythm, and texture at the finest resolution on the market.
- Free yourself from traditional drum grids: Create complex polyrhythmic beats with unique isorhythm and playback speed settings.
- Experiment with stunning content: Explore presets, drum samples, and wavetables designed by today’s top musicians and DJs, including BT.
- Craft the perfect drum sound: Blend drum samples with robust synthesis features to generate compelling hybrid sounds.
- Take control of your beats: Easily trigger and sequence complex patterns and samples using any MIDI controller.
BreakTweaker for Windows and Mac is available to purchase for the introductory price of $199 USD (regular $249 USD). BreakTweaker Expanded includes three diverse Expansions: Cinematic Textures, Vintage Machines, and Kicks & Snares by Beatport Sounds, and can be purchase for the intro price of $249 USD (regular $299 USD).
More information: iZotope / BreakTweaker