The Mixxx free and open source DJ software for Windows, Mac and Linux has been updated to version 1.11.
Mixxx has everything you need to start making DJ mixes in a tight, integrated package. Whether you’re DJing your next house party, spinning at a club, or broadcasting as a radio DJ, Mixxx has what you need to do it right.
After over a year of work by the team, Mixxx 1.11.0 adds several exciting new features including 3-band colored waveforms, a completely new and high-accuracy beat detector, HID controller support, a session history feature, a new beatloop-roll effect, a library preview deck, point-and-click MIDI mapping, advanced search, and much more!
An overview of what’s new in Mixxx v1.11 can be found here. A detailed list of changes is available at the Mixxx blog.
Mixxx is available to download for Windows, Mac and Linux, as well as source code (GPL v2).
Turnado is a revolutionary multi-effect tool, crafted especially for massive real-time audio manipulation. It combines unique and dynamic effects with the most intuitive and immediate control you can imagine. Just turn it on and crank it up.
In the studio, simply dial in your effect from a super-sweet selection of 24 pro-quality algorithms, then mash up your audio content with minimum fuss, quickly adding dynamic variation to your arrangements. Take it to the stage and unleash Turnado’s true power. With instant access to eight effects and immediate control over key parameters, Turnado is guaranteed to cause devastation on the dance floor, shredding beats and crunking breaks to insane proportions.
Turnado iPad Edition features
4 XY-Pads to control 2 Effects simultaneously (X,Y).
Integrated Player (iTunes File Sharing, Music Library, Factory Loops).
Yuroun has introduced Pure Pads, a sound library for the Alchemy sample manipulation synthesizer by Camel Audio.
Pure Pads is a small Alchemy soundset with 30 pad sounds. All the sounds where made with the Alchemy’s Virtual Analog engine, so the sounds are Pure Alchemy. The pad sounds are Warm, lush, deep, dreamy, drone’ish. Listen to the demo’s.
Each of the 30 presets makes full use of Alchemy’s remix pads, offering a total of 240 sound variations. Use the remix pad and tweak knobs to find sounds that inspire you, or just fit well into your mix. As a bonus we’ve included the midi files and FL Studio 11 project files used by the demo sounds.
Resonance Sound has announced the release of Big Room Elements, a sample library by Audio Boutique.
Audio Boutique’s latest masterpiece is gonna be just like the first flowers after a long frosty period to your next big room smasher. A massive arsenal of 475 single sounds and loops ranging from fx, drums, build-ups and bass/chord/melo-loops to inspiring MIDI files and Lennar Digital Sylenth presets is ready to be put together, giving without a doubt an instantly groundshaking big room experience.
Whether you prefer carefully crafted construction kits or building everything from the scratch with all the little spices such as live percussion or other fancy things – it’s all in here. Needless to mention the creators took great care of maximizing flexibility and providing each file ready-to-use. Kick off spring!
Sounds To Sample ghas released Electro MIDI Melodics, a sound library featuring MIDI files and wav loops for electro music production.
Filled with every melody you’ll need to build your Saturday night, mainroom floor-filler, the Sounds to Sample crew bring your their first MIDI melodics package with more electro-grit than a cell phone in a microwave, Electro MIDI Melodics!
Taking tips from everything from old-school 8-bit to modern main-stage Complextro, Electro MIDI Melodics will be your go-to pack for all the sounds you’ll hear dominating the dance floors through the summer season.
Over 100 MIDI files and 50 included wav loops of edgy electro leads, melodies and chord progressions make this the must have pack for peak-hour producers of every skill level!
Function Loops has introduced three new sample libraries: Future Sound Of Techno & Tech-House, Vocals Bundle Vol.2 and Underground Sound of Drum & Bass.
New Function Loops libraries
“Future Sound Of Techno & Tech-House” is a brand new release of sonic tools dedicated to underground techno & futuristic tech-house production. Massively fat bass & drums, crispy percussions, sharp hi-hats, plastic kicks & claps, hi-tech vocals, FX & synths, definitely a must have for any low bpm producer. We also brought a pro-vocalist to record some original and fresh voices to make this pack unique. The vocal loops are served as WET/DRY versions for maximum flexibility. Vocal one-shots are also included.
Vocals Bundle Vol.2 – Featuring 3 top notch vocal sample packs in one discounted, special package. ‘Vocal Sessions with Sasha’, ‘VOX: Vocal Cuts 2′ and ‘Vocal All Stars’ are included. Over 1.4GB of unique content, 683 files in total including WAV loops, WAV one-shots and MIDI files. You will find female singing, glitched loops, FX loops, spoken phrases and sentences, single words & snippets. Also instrument loops like basslines, synths, drums and everything else that you can hear in the demos.
Underground Sound of Drum & Bass – Our team kinda missed that hard and dirty rhythm, so we decided to bring it back in this kick ass collection. You will find a little bit from everything such as drums, basses, synths and FX. Also some MIDI files from the demos are included as a bonus. ‘Underground Sound of Drum & Bass’ contains 102 loops in total. Drums come in full, top and stripped versions. The whole pack is recorded at 170 BPM and all the keys are listed near each loop for ease of use.
The sample packs are now available to purchase, starting at $18.90 USD.
Funtion Loops is offering a 25% discount on all its products until May 24th, 2013. Use coupon code W8271189 at checkout.