Patchpool has announced a Charity Group Buy for its sounds and loops until September 30, 2011.
patchpool is contributing 50% (post paypal) of the funds raised through this Group Buy to this charity campaign on KVR, launched by sounddesigner Luftrum. All funds rasied will either be donated to the organisation Save the Chldren or UNICEF, you can cast your vote in this KVR thread here until Monday.
Join the Group Buy for € 21, get 3 SoundPacks straight away and receive more items as the number of participants increases. You can freely choose from the 15 Sound Packs and 2 Loop Packs listed on the Group Buy page.
Once you join the group buy you will receive a confirmation email to the address you provided to paypal. Just respond to that mail and tell me which 3 Packs you would like to have, you will then receive your download links. Once the camoaign is over, choose your additional items.
More information: Patchpool / Charity Group Buy
G-Sonique has released version 1.1 of Twisthead VS-206, a vintage vacuum tube preamp effect plug-in for Windows.
Changes in Twisthead VS-206 v1.1
- Added switch to control low cut filter between 10 and 27hz.
- Added switch to choose the effect behavior to modern/vintage (vintage is default setting from v1.0; modern setting will produce more cleaner/digital sound but may loose some characteristics of Twisthead’s typical charismatic sound).
- Added update button to check new version availability online.
- Fixed problem when DC offset might appear in some situations.
- Fixed wrong frequency shift in different sample rates.
- Additional minor fixes for better compatibility with Windows7 OS and different VST hosts.
Twisthead VS-206 is currently available to purchase for 12.30 EUR as part of a Group Buy which is available until 15 August, 2011 (regular price 18.90 EUR).
More information: G-Sonique / Twisthead VS-206
G-Sonique has announced a Summer Group Buy, offering discounts off up to 60% for all its products.
The Group Buy has started 15th July with 15% discount and can reach the max. level 60% at the end on 15th August.
The amount of discount depends on total number of subscribed products, with 60% discount when the 800+ products level is reached.
Bundles are not included, and participants can opt to “join late”, which means they will only join when a certain level/max. price is reached.
More information: G-Sonique
XILS-lab has announced Synthix, a virtual synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac inspired by the Elka Synthex.
Inspired from a old monster, aclaimed by a lot of synthesizer gurus, it is not only a new virtual analog : thanks to exclusive new features, the sound and the possibilities of this new polyphonic synthesizer enhance the XILS-lab inspiration tools.
- Two oscillators with 4 selectable waveforms, Triangle, Saw, Square, Pulse and its dedicated PWM and Ring modulator mode. Additionally, the Triangle and Sawtooth waveforms do have PWM modes. Several waveforms can be selected simultaneously for each of the oscillators.
- One multimode filter based on the CEM 3320 chip emulation, providing Self oscillating 12 dB and 24 dB low pass, 6 and 12 dB band pass, and 12 dB high pass modes.
- Four D-ADSR: an enhanced standard ADSR envelope with a MIDI syncable delay.
- Four LFOs, including two neverseen LFOS types.
- Four embedded effects: Delay, Chorus, Phaser, Dual EQs.
- One Multi-track sequencer.
- Several playing modes including A la Moog mono modes and several Polyphonic modes.
- The Chaox: an LFO based on fully calculated chaotics functions. real life enters in synthesizers.
- The Rythm: an LFO with uses the Rythm for its main purpose.
- Guitar modes, Circular and random polyphonic modes.
- Multi-Layer: 8 totaly independant layers (each layer can have its own set of oscillators, filters, envelopes, glide and lfos, with independent settings).
- Polytimbral mode: 2 keyboards, each with its own independent arpeggiator and MIDI settings management.
Synthix is available to pre-order for €84.50 EUR until July 21th (regular price 169 EUR). Registered XILS users pay €76.05 EUR. You will receive a license and the current stable release candidate version upon purchase.
More information: XILS-lab / Synthix
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, IK Multimedia
, Jet City
, Seymour Duncan
, Sonic Reality
, Sonoma Wire Works
, T-Rex Engineering
Posted in news
on Jun 16, 2011
IK Multimedia has announced it is celebration its 15th Anniversary Promotion, with an unprecedented series of prizes and promotions.
To celebrate this milestone, IK Multimedia is bringing you some amazing deals and giveaways from June 15 to September 15, 2011 as we celebrate this history of hard work and success with an unprecedented series of prizes and promotions.
15th Anniversary Promotion
- Once in a lifetime MEGA Group Buy – Buy any IK product* and get another one FREE of equal or lesser value. Get 2 FREE products when 5,000 users participate.
- 15 % Discount on the entire IK Range (use promo code 15YEARS at checkout).
- 15 FREE JamPoints to all registered IK users.
- 15 IK users get $15,000 worth of prizes (Avid®, Fender™, Yamaha®, Steinberg®, Audyssey™, Seymour Duncan®, Jet City Amplification®, Sonoma Wire Works™, T-Rex®, and Sonic Reality™).
- Weekly 15th Anniversary Surprise Deals.
More information: IK Multimedia / 15th Anniversary Promotion
, bit crusher
, d16 group
, distortion and overdrive
, effect plugins
, group buy
, low price
Posted in news
on Jun 10, 2011
With more than 1,000 participants joining, the D16 SilverLine Group Buy has reached its maximum level.
Now you have a rare opportunity to get our complete SilverLine Collection for an incredibly low price: buying only one of the SilverLine effects gives you a chance to get all the rest for free!
SilverLine Bundle includes:
- Devastor – simple but remarkable Multiband Distortion Unit. It is an enhanced version of the distortion unit from our famous Phoscyon synthesizer.
- Fazortan – Controlable Space Phaser created with the most advanced analog modelling techniques.
- Decimort – High Quality Bit Crusher with a complex and advanced signal processing algorithms, simulating the behaviour of the whole sampling path which exists in every AD/DA converter.
- Redoptor – High quality Vintage Tube Distortion with an exact emulation of a tube’s circuits.
- Toraverb – Space Modulated Reverb is a concept algorithm reverb. It allows the user to create practically ANY type of reverb.
- Syntorus – Double Path Analog Chorus is a chorus effecting unit with a double delay line. It’s capable of emulating almost every classic unit available.
The complete SilverLine Bundle now is available in the Group Buy for 39 EUR (regular price 179 EUR).
More information: D16 Group / Silverline Collection