Magix releases Vandal

Magix has announced the release of Vandal, a virtual (bass)guitar amplifier effect plug-in for Windows and Mac. Vandal is a unique virtual guitar and bass amplifier for PC and Mac that avoids working with simple … read more

Mini-review: Goldbaby Productions MPC60 Vol 3

Goldbaby Productions just released the third and final volume of its MPC60 series of sample libraries. MPC60 Vol 3 features over 1,000 sounds sampled on a vintage Akai MPC-60 sampler. This is the last in … read more

NoiseSoft releases The Reductionist

NoiseSoft has released The Reductionist, a free Lofi / Bit Crush effect plug-in for Windows. An experimental VST effect plug in, lo-fi / bit crush with a single knob designed to downgrade and crush your … read more

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Opulent Audio bLO-FIsh, Tenacity and DirtyGirl now freeware

Opulent Audio has announced that bLO-FIsh, Tenacity and DirtyGirl, three VST instrument plug-ins for Windows, are now available for free. Recently, I’ve decided to release everything for free. This includes any upcoming releases as well! … read more

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de la Mancha releases dirty harry

de la Mancha has released dirty harry, a DIY lofi synth based on the samples of two homemade, lofi noisemakers, the Atari Punk Console and the BugBrand WOM. dirty harry offers 20 unique waveforms in … read more

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Dan303 releases PACK ONE (free loops)

Dan303 (Dan Weatherall) has released PACK ONE, a collection of free 303 samples. Dan writes: PACK ONE is the first of what I hope to be a series of free sample packs. I started out … read more

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Review: Goldbaby Productions The CustomDMX

After doing two synth sample libraries — FatsoSynths Vol 1 and Tape101 —, Goldbaby returns with another drum sample library: The CustomDMX. Besides drum machines recorded on tape machines, sounds sampled on the vintage MPC60 … read more

Knobster.org releases Lo-Fi Cinematic Grooves Vol. 2

Knobster.org has released Lo-Fi Cinematic Grooves Vol. 2, a free sample pack. “Lo-Fi Cinematic Grooves vol.2″ – a collection of looped grooves from old rare movies, cartoons and advertisments. It contains more than 30 loops … read more

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The Lower Rhythm releases Blister

The Lower Rhythm has released Blister, a freeware distortion VST effect plug-in for Windows. Blister is designed to be used only when all other attempts at making something sound horrible have failed. By combining tube-style … read more

Review: Dusted William Sounds – Dirty Dose

Earlier this week, Dusted William Sounds released Dirty Dose, a collection of samples from various lo-fi 8bit sources. The Dirty Dose is a sample set made up of over 500 one shot hits from an … read more

Dusted William Sounds releases the Dirty Dose

Dusted William Sounds has released the Dirty Dose, a sample set made up of over 500 one shot hits from an Atari 2600, a Commodore 64, and a vintage analog Tama Techstar electronic drum set, … read more

Review: Goldbaby Productions Vinyl Drum Machines

Goldbaby has released a new collection of drum samples: Vinyl Drum Machines. Nope, Hugo @ Goldbaby hasn’t been crate digging for obscure vinyl for his latest product. Instead he had his own acetate record cut … read more

de la Mancha releases Imperfection

de la Mancha has released Imperfection, an effect plugin to put some lofi back into your pristine 64bit audio. Who wants hi fidelity reproduction when you can reduce the quality, take out some of that … read more

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Puremagnetik releases Blip

Puremagnetik has released Blip, a unique collection of instruments, kits and looped beats sourced from the original Atari 2600 sound chip. Blip doesn’t contain the prettiest sounds. But then again 1980 wasn’t the prettiest year! … read more

Kid Nepro releases SP1200 for Reason and Kontakt

Kid Nepro has announced that the SP1200 Sound Library is now available on CD-ROM or as a digital download in WAV, Reason or Kontakt file formats. Get that “Lo-Fi” 12 Bit Drum Sound for your … read more

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Opulent Audio updated bLO-FIsh to v1.7

Opulent Audio has released version 1.7 of bLO-FIsh, a versatile Lo-Fi synth VST plug-in for Windows PC. Changes in bLO-FIsh v1.7 Two new modulation sources: key tracking and bend wheel. There are now 10 sources. … read more

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Opulent Audio updates bLO-FIsh to v1.5

Opulent Audio has released version 1.5 of bLO-FIsh, a versatile Lo-Fi synth VST plug-in for Windows PC. Changes in bLO-FIsh v1.5 New tempo-synced LFOs with 20 waveforms – replaced previous LFOs. New Phrase Arpeggiator. 8 … read more

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Arman Bohn releases SKdrummer v1.0 beta

Arman Bohn has released version 1.0 beta of SKdrummer, a freeware VST instrument for Windows PC. SKdrummer is based on individual samples of the lo-fi, 8-bit drum sounds from the infamous Casio SK-1 keyboard. SKdrummer … read more

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Opulent Audio releases bLO-FIsh

Opulent Audio has released bLO-FIsh, a versatile Lo-Fi synth VST plug-in for Windows PC. bLO-FIsh incorporates classic chip type (8 bit) sounds with more traditional synth elements to bring on a huge sonic range. Flexible, … read more

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de la Mancha releases basic64

de la Mancha has released basic64, a freeware synth inspired by the 8 bit sounds of the classic Commodore 64. Basic64 features 16, 8 or 6 bit sound quality 3 oscs, each with their own … read more