Les Zvon Productions releases Free Memory Collection Christmas 2014 Pack

Free Memory Collection Christmas 2014 Pack

Les Zvon Productions has announced the release of the Free Memory Collection Christmas 2014 Pack, a collection of 193 samples taken from a Christmas movie.

The samples in this collection are taken from 1 Public Domain Christmas movie from 1940. The pack contains 192 samples for a size 75.2 MB. They include voice/spoken word/dialogs, sfx/foley and music.

These samples are all new, they are NOT part of the other Memory Collection Packs.

If you like this pack, check out my other Memory Collection Packs that can be bought on Sampleism too. Some have a theme like the Memory Collection 03 – Horror Movies and the Memory Collection 04 – Christmas / Winter Holidays for instance. These other packs are not free but they’re very affordable and all have free downloadable demos.

All Memory Collection Packs samples are from PD movies, documentaries, TV shows and TV ads. And they’re 40% off until January 5th, 2015!

The pack is a free download at Sampleism.

More information: Les Productions Zvon

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Les Productions Zvon releases Kids Kits sample pack

Les Productions Zvon Kids Kits

Les Productions Zvon has released Kids Kits, a sample library featuring a collection of recordings of children.

The samples in this set are taken from a recording I made with two young children, a little girl (3 years old) and a little boy (5 years old). They were very happy to sing, talk and make funny noises in the microphone.

I selected 136 unique one-shot samples from this session and further split some of the longer ones so there are 259 samples in total. These also include 13 interesting noise samples.

This set is available in the following formats and all are included in a single purchase: Caustic 2, wave, sfz, Native Instruments Kontakt 3.5 and Battery 3.

The Kids Kits sample pack costs $2.99 USD. A free demo of 41 samples is available to download.

More information: Les Productions Zvon / Kids Kits

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Les Productions Zvon releases Memory Collection Pack 05 – Sci-Fi and Aliens

Memory Collection Pack 05 - Sci-Fi and Aliens

Les Productions Zvon has released Sci-Fi and Aliens, the 5th Memory Collection series sample pack, featuring a collection of samples from public domain movies.

1 750 samples for a size of 1.44 GB. The samples in this collection are taken from 10 Public Domain science fiction movies. Please note that the samples are not mapped in any way or in any specific sampler format.

The samples are from 10 Public Domain science fiction movies from the 1930s to the 1970s. So they cover different styles of soundtracks. I was surprised by the quality of the soundtracks in general. They featured early electronic music with a creative mix of various types of sound sources. Just listening
to the samples is fun and it also is a lesson in the history and evolution of sound design in movies (IMHO).

The sample library is available as donationware with a minimum donation of $20 USD. A bundle of Memory Collection packs costs $50 USD.

More information: Les Productions Zvon / Memory Collection

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Les Productions Zvon releases Marching Band Horn for Kontakt

Les Productions Zvon has released Marching Band Horn, a sound library for Native Instruments Kontakt 4.

Les Productions Zvon Marching Band Horn
The Marching Band Horn instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.

The exact name of this instrument is unknown. It uses a French horn mouthpiece and the range is a little lower than a trumpet and a little higher than a trombone. To make most of the instruments in this set Les Productions Zvon played single notes and resynthesized them to create multi-samples. In all cases the resulting tone is still very brassy and close to the natural one.

Some samples are time stretched so this library is not meant to emulate the real instrument. It’s a simple library without velocity layers or alternate samples but it is great for adding a horn flavor and also providing a wider range of uses, a good way to add brassy sounds to your compositions at a very low cost. The sounds range from smooth and mellow to hard hitting and growling, from staccatos and stabs to sustained pads.

In the full version, the programs are in 2 main folders, “01 Natural” and “02 Transformed”. The programs in the first folder play the samples as they are except for the added Kontakt reverb. The second folder contains instruments made with Kontakt’s tone or time machines engines. The “01 Natural” folder contains 38 single instruments, 6 combis and 6 multis. The “02 Transformed” folder contains 13 single instruments and 7 multis. Two scripts are included.

Marching Band Horn for Kontakt (full version required) is available to purchase for $2.49 USD. A Caustic 2 (Android) version is also available.

More information: Les Productions Zvon / Marching Band Horn

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Sampleism October 2012 Giveaway—Free sounds with a creepy Halloween Vibe

Sampleism October 2012 Freebie

Sampleism has announced its October 2012 Giveaway, a free collection of sounds and patches.

I must admit, I am truly astounded by the quality on offer here – I am humbled by the awesome people that use Sampleism and tip my hat to them all for creating such amazing audio for everybody to enjoy. Respect!

This collection has a horror theme running through it with Loops, Old Horror Movie FX and vocal samples from Les Productions Zvon, Kontakt Kits and patches for Massive. There are also a selection of breaks and beats from Sample Science and some original House loops from Electronisounds.

Please – if you like what is on offer here (and who wouldn’t!) support the independent developers and producers, check out their profiles and buy something to show that you care.

The sample pack is a free download for Sampleism users (registration is free).

More information: Sampleism

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