Zerodebug has announced the release of touchAble 2, the long-awaited completely new version of its dedicated Ableton Live controller app for iPad.
touchAble 2 comes with a new Template Editor.
During the last months, the Berlin-based developers team Zerodebug have focused their efforts to create touchAble 2 the ultimate iOS control surface entirely dedicated to Ableton LIVE.
touchAble App has become increasingly popular since it has arrived on the market in september 2010, as more Live users realize the flexibility and the high level of controls and customization offered by the app; at bargain rates compared with the dedicated hardware controllers currently available. Countless artists around the globe – from bedroom producers to award winning artists – use it on stage, in their studio or while on the road.
touchAble 2 has been completely redesigned from the ground up but also compatible with all iPad generations. All the new features of version 2 are available to users running touchAble on iPad1.
Changes in touchAble 2
- MIDI Sequencer.
- Template Editor.
- Isomorphic Keyboard.
- Live 9 Features including browser access.
- Advanced Native Live Templates.
- MIDI Mapping external Controller.
- Countless of new features and improvements.
The touchAble 2 app is available to purchase for $24.99 USD.
More information: touchAble
Singomakers has launched Evil Dubstep Vol 2, a sample library featuring 880 MB of dubstep samples by Damasko.
Evil Dubstep Vol 2 is the sequel of Singomakers bestselling dubstep product ever! Inspired by highly reputable dubstep producers like Skrillex, Nero, Noisia, Kill The Noise, X-Kore, Flux Pavilon, Datsik and so on.
The sounds featured in this pack have been spawned using complex FM algorithms and technical synth wizardry of Damasko – award winning Singomakers producer and artist of such TOP labels like Global Underground, Black Hole Recordings, Perfecto, Baroque, with regular support from Top djs around the globe!
Damasko has put together a comprehensive collection of furious Dubstep basses, Insane Beats, Punchy One Shots, Epic Synth Melodies, Modulated Sound FX, Orchestral Breakdowns, Different Massive Patches, a huge bunch of REX2 Files, Midi and a lot more!
The sample pack costs £29.95 GBP. Individual parts are also sold separately.
More information: Singomakers / Evil Dubstep Vol 2
XLN Audio has launched Writer’s Blocks, a new MIDI Pak for the Addictive Drums virtual drum instrument for Windows and Mac.
Let’s say you have a verse and a chorus but you’re not sure how to transition from one to the other. You have writer’s block. That’s why we created the Writer’s Blocks MIDI Pak.
Over 200 inspirational intros, fills and transitions in 4/4 time signature, all played by professional drummers. Everything you need to get from point A to point B, right past your creative block.
These inspirational blocks are well suited for styles including pop, rock, soul, folk and many others.
The MIDI pack is available to purchase for 19.95 EUR.
More information: XLN Audio / Writer’s Blocks
Time+Space has announced that the Toontrack EZkeys Upright Piano is 70% off for 1 week only.
It´s Black Friday week and Toontrack are kicking off the mega deals with a massive 70% off EZkeys Upright Piano!
This carefully sampled Östlind & Almquist piano, which dates back to the late 1800s, delivers a characteristic, rich and warm tone unlike any other instrument of its kind. It was sampled in painstaking detail at a world-class studio using the best in modern and vintage recording equipment.
Performed by a session pianist and played in full song section blocks (intro, verse, chorus etc), the revolutionary EZkeys engine means you can simply drag and drop your selections to the timeline to build the foundation to a professionally played piano track.
What´s more, EZkeys’ revolutionary smart transpose functionality, makes writing songs easier than ever. When you drop a MIDI file on the timeline, EZkeys will analyze and separate all chords. The smart transpose wheel will allow you to change or alter single chords as well as transpose full songs on the fly while still keeping the rhythm and feel of the MIDI intact.
The EZkeys Upright Piano is available at a 70% discount until December 2nd, 2013, priced at £32.95 / €38.95 EUR (regular £111 GBP / €139 EUR).
More information: Time+Space
Freaky Loops has launched EDM MIDI Melodies Volume 3, a collection of 100 high quality MIDI melodies + 20 bonus synth loops.
This pack featuring 100 Dirty driving peaktime melodies ready for pure dance floor devastation + 20 Bonus Synth Loops. All files are BPM and key-labeled to make choosing the right file even easier. You have the ultimate freedom to choose your own sounds, edit the tempo, change the key, velocity, length and more. MIDI files are 100% compatible with all major DAWs. Try layering your own sounds with the included wav files for huge powerful melodies and hooks.
Big room synths, killer chord progressions, lush pads & anthemic arps, main room melodic leads, fantastic piano parts – it’s all here. Influenced by the latest and hottest club sounds, EDM Midi Melodies gives you the tools you need to help create your next chart topping floor filler! Start with one of these MIDI loops and easily customise it to suit your track(s). By transposing and creating your own unique turn-arounds, breaks, intros and outros, you’ve got so many possibilities! You can play these phrases back at any speed and pitch you want with no glitching or artefacts. Perfect for all your productions – especially for electro, house and progressive genres. Get your own hands on the sound of tomorrow!
The MIDI pack costs £14.95 GBP.
More information: Freaky Loops / EDM MIDI Melodies Vol 3