, Plugin Boutique
Posted in news
on Nov 28, 2013
Plugin Boutique has announced a 25% discount on the SamplerRobot Pro sampler instrument, as part of its Partner Focus on Skylife.
SampleRobot 4 Pro is appropriate for music producers and sound designers who are using professional sample instruments for their productions.
With SampleRobot Pro you can easily do automatic sampling of acoustic and electronic instruments. It does not matter what you would like to sample: orchestral instruments, choir, organs, electric guitars, ethnic percussion, adlips, sound scapes, noises, MIDI gear, virtual instruments, alpenhorns or whatever, SampleRobot makes your sampling as fast and as satisfying as possible. SampleRobot samples all sound nuances automatically and creates high-end sampled instruments in various formats.
Seamless integrated WaveRobot software finds perfect loop points even for whole multi-samples with different velocity layers during recording. It was never easier to build professional-sounding software instruments.
SamplerRobot 4 Pro is available to purchase at a 25% discount until December 11th, 2013.
More information: Plugin Boutique / SamplerRobot 4 Pro
Camel Audio has released version 2.2.5 of Alchemy Mobile and Alchemy Mobile Pro, a free upgrade containing numerous improvements and brand new features for both Alchemy Mobile and Alchemy Mobile Pro users.
Alchemy is perfect whether you’re developing song ideas on the go or in the studio. Discover an almost limitless palette of musical instruments using the unique remix pad to create constantly evolving and expressive sounds. Play fat basses, evocative soundscapes and pulsing arpeggios thanks to the most powerful synthesis engine on iOS. This is the mobile version of Camel Audio’s award-winning Alchemy synth which can be heard on thousands of records by world-class musicians.
Changes in Alchemy Mobile
- Dropbox Import – Import songs and MIDI files directly from Dropbox.
- Inter-App Audio transport controls – navigate between audio apps while using Alchemy Mobile.
- Improved menu layout.
- Numerous other improvements to stability.
- Additional new features exclusive to Alchemy Mobile Pro users:
- MIDI learn – assign MIDI control to parameters in Alchemy Mobile from either hardware or other audio apps.
- Dropbox Export – Export tracks and MIDI files directly to Dropbox.
Camel Audio has also introduced two new Sound Library bundle options, with the All Sounds Pack and the All Sounds Pro Pack.
Sound Library bundles
- The All Sounds Pack contains all the Alchemy Mobile Sound Libraries in one package, at a substantially discounted price of 39.99 USD / 35,99 EUR / 27.99 GBP.
- The All Sounds Pro Pack contains all the Mobile Sound Libraries and also the Alchemy Mobile Pro Upgrade for 49.99 USD / 44,99 EUR / 34.99 GBP.
The Alchemy Mobile v2.2.5 update is available now as a free download from the App Store.
More information: Camel Audio / Alchemy Mobile
Loops Lab has launched EDM Hooks, a sample pack featuring a collection of hooks in audio an MIDI.
Bring Out the glow sticks and get ready to party all night long!
This new and exciting pack form Loops Laboratory will make sure to have all the party animals bouncing off the walls.
EDM Hooks is the freshest and exhilarating new pack which focuses primarily on most catchy and head nodding hooks available in MIDI and audio format.
EDM Hooks features
- 20 samples/loops
- Professionally mixed and mastered **by many times awarded producer naBBoo.
- 24-bit WAV, AIFF and MIDI formats included.
- Tempo: 128 bpm.
- Total size: 233 MB (uncompressed)
The sample pack costs $21.99 USD.
More information: Loops Lab / EDM Hooks
, FL Studio
Posted in news
on Nov 27, 2013
Image-Line has announced version 11.0.4 of its FL Studio music production software for Windows.
We are pleased to announce FL Studio has been updated to 11.0.4. This adds IL Remote compatibility, expanded controller support and fixes the list of issues reported since FL Studio 11.0.3.
FL Studio’s Performance Mode with the newly supported Livid BASE controller.
Changes in FL Studio 11.0.4
- IL Remote support – IL Remote (soon to be released) is an Android & iOS programmable controller App for FL Studio & Deckadance 2. Check the manual entry here while you wait.
- Added support for the following controllers – Novation Launch Control, DJ TechTools Midi Fighter 3D, Electrix Tweaker, Livid VNTRL-R & Livid BASE.
- Newtone: Updated engine (bugfixes, works more like FL Piano roll & move around with arrow keys).
- Control Surface: Fixed oversized sliders after saving and loading a preset or song.
- Edison: Fixed drag/drop to FL browser.
- Patcher: Various bugfixes.
- ReWired: Fixed bug hiding plugin editor. fix for device enumeration.
- Wrapper: Fixed keyboard input in some VST3 plugins, added context menu support for (some) VST 3.5 plugins.
FL Studio is available to purchase starting at $99 USD. New Image-Line customers receive 10% discount on their first order at the Image-Line online shop.
More information: Image-Line / FL Studio
Elektron has announced the Analog Keys, its new flagship analog synthesizer.
Fully analog signal path, digital controls, and unprecedented playability make it an instrument for the expressive musician.
The Analog Keys is a four voice polyphonic analog synthesizer, capable of generating the finest basslines, chords, leads, and sounds imaginable.
The warm and deep tone represents the pinnacle of analog synthesis and the acclaimed Elektron sequencer stands ready to arrange and warp the analog sounds in real-time.
Complete the experience by treating the four voices with incredibly well-crafted master effects. A new world of sounds awaits.
Analog Keys features
- 100% analog signal path.
- Four voices, each with 2 analog oscillators, 2 sub-oscillators, dual analog filters, and analog overdrive.
- 37 key semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch.
- +Drive storage hosting up to 4096 Sounds (+Drive Sound Library).
- Elektron sequencer with CV/Gate sequencing.
- Parameter assignable joystick.
- Extensive modulation possibilities.
- Supervoid Reverb, Saturator Delay, Wideshift Chorus send FX.
- Polyphonic, multitimbral, unison modes.
- Dedicated MIDI controller mode.
- 1 × headphones output, 2 × main outputs, 4 × stereo separate track outputs.
- 2 × audio inputs.
- MIDI IN/OUT/THRU with Din sync out.
- 2 × dual CV/Gate outputs.
- USB 2.0 port.
The Analog Keys will be available to purchase on December 5th, 2013, priced at $1849 USD / €1749 EUR / £1449 GBP. Shipping starts December 9th.
More information: Elektron / Analog Keys