Loopmasters has released House Piano, a sample library by Sarah deCourcy featuring inspiring piano loops dedicated to the dance floor.
House Pianos is a beautifully performed and recorded collection of real live piano hooks aimed directly at dance music producers looking for the type of percussive choppy riffs and evolving progressions that made early House music so damn funky. With over 70 infectious melodies perfect for retro rewinds and future classic bumps, this collection is a must have for all Dance producers.
Sarah is an incredible musician, producer, songwriter, musical director who over her impeccable career to date has worked with some of the biggest names in popular music – and if there is one thing she knows, it’s to write a killer top line!
House Piano features
- 614MB content (24bit/44.1kHz).
- 72 unique melodic loops arranged into BPMs of 110, 123 and 128.
- 72 MIDI files and 144 REX2 files.
- Loops also come with Wet effected versions.
The sample pack is available for purchase for £29.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / House Piano
Function Loops has launched Mainstream DJ Sounds 2014 and Deep House Bundle, two new sample packs.
“Mainstream DJ Sounds 2014″ from Function Loops is a brand new collection of popular sounds used by your favorite DJs today.
Inspired by top radio hits, these most memorable “hands in the air” melodic kits will take your tracks to the next phase. Loaded with 25 Song-Starter Construction Kits of essential progressive elements including Leads & Basslines both in WAV & MIDI formats.
Mainstream DJ Sounds 2014 features
- 25 Construction Kits.
- 129 files in total.
- 210MB of content.
- WAV + MIDI.
- BPM range from 126 to 130.
- 100% Royalty Free.
The pack costs $13.90 USD.
Now available from Sharp (Function Loops sub-label) is Deep House Bundle, a complete collection dedicated to Deep House production.
1.14 GB of unique content, featuring all the stuff you will ever need to reach a pro level in Deep House.
This special priced bundle was compiled from our top selling products “Deep Tech Boutique Vol.1 & Vol.2″ + “Epic Risers & Impacts” sample packs. Loaded with 640 unique files in total including Loops, Single Shots and extra MIDI files.
Deep House Bundle features
- 640 files in total.
- 1.14GB of content.
- 119 x MIDI files.
- 471 x Loops (Basslines, Drums & Percussion, Musical Loops, FX including Impacts, Risers, Splashes, Ambiences).
- 50 x Drum Shots (Kicks, Claps, Hats, Perc).
- 24-bit WAV.
- 100% Royalty-free.
The Deep House Bundle is available for purchase for $21.90 USD.
More information: Function Loops
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Plugin Boutique has announced a sale on the Cableguys Bundle as part of its partner focus.
The company started in 2007, and has produced a number of clever, unusual and useful audio plugins including Curve, FilterShaper, VolumeShaper, MidiShaper and PanCake. Press has been good, and from the comfort of their Berlin office, the Cableguys continue to build unique audio software.
For this week only we have the Cableguys Complete Collection or an exclusive 30% off!
Cableguys Bundle features
- Curve 2 is a software synthesizer with an irresistible waveform editor, huge sound library and slick interface. Ideal for both experimentation and detailed tweaking at an excellent sound quality.
- FilterShaper 3 takes a giant leap into unconventional sound design with two powerful filters, freely editable modulation curves, and an immensely flexible modulation framework.
- VolumeShaper 3 is a plugin for shaping and automating the levels of any audio signal. From signature pumping effects to extreme gating, from tempo-synced stutter to precise sample-shaping, VolumeShaper provides a wealth of creative musical effects with a visual approach to volume.
- MidiShaper is powered by Curve’s unique modulations engine, MidiShaper brings Curve’s flexible yet powerful LFOs and envelopes to all your favorite synthesizers and effects.
The bundle is available for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) at a 30% discount until June 19th, 2014.
More information: Plugin Boutique / Cableguys Bundle
Myloops has announced the release of Trance Insights Vol. 1, a free template pack for trance music production.
This is an entirely new mini trance template which you can download and open up in your favorite sequencer. You can play around with it, learn from the mixing, MIDI files and FX chains, build around it and use some parts in your own productions. The template is available in the following sequencers : Ableton Live, FL Studio, Cubase, Logic Pro, Bitwig Studio and Presonus Studio One.
The mini-template is a short 16 bars long arrangement that could be the buildup of an uplifting trance production. As simple as it may be, it contains some of the essential bricks in trance music : kick, drums, bassines, pluck synth, acid and some white noise effects. The template also includes some of the essential mixing tricks like side-chaining and per-channel EQing.
The pack is a free download for registered Myloops users (registration is free).
More information: Myloops / Trance Insights Vol. 1
Cableguys has announced updates for all its instrument and effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac.
We’ve just updated all our products. The new versions contain UI fixes and — more importantly — fix a crash bug for Curve’s, FilterShaper’s and WaveShaper CM’s intern MIDI automation.
Download the new versions of Curve, FilterShaper, VolumeShaper, MidiShaper and PanCake right from our website.
You can get Curve 2 CM and WaveShaper CM for free with Computer Music Magazine and Curve 2 BE for free with the German Beat Magazine. If you already own them, simply click the “Check for updates” link within the plugins.
More information: Cableguys
Cr2 Records has announced the release of Mainroom Funk, a new release of its sample pack label Sample Tools by Cr2.
Inspired by a disco infused feel good vibe, this pack gives you everything you need to get bodies moving this summer. It’s jam packed with over 2.4 GB of high-quality audio samples, MIDI, Massive presets and FX accompanied by a booklet and 3 of our trademark Prod-Cast video tutorials (which feature invaluable production tips, tricks and techniques).
There are funk infused choppy basslines, combo synth loops comprising full loops and stem bounces, huge key-labelled kicks, expertly crafted synth shots and FX’s and phat groove-infused drum loops and hits. You also get 8 key-labelled songstarters comprising a mixed idea and all component stems to get your creative juices flowing. In all our packs every melodic part is also available as a MIDI equivalent to make changing sounds or editing melodies a breeze. You also get 20 of the finest Massive presets built to tear up the mainroom.
Mainroom Funk features
- Over 2.4 GB in total content.
- Over 1.7 MB of audio, MIDI and preset content.
- 30 bass loops.
- 20 combo synth loops split into stems (421 loops in total).
- 200 drum hits.
- 32 drum loops (split into stems).
- 93 FX.
- 20 massive presets.
- 219 MIDI.
- 8 songstarter construction kits.
- 35 synth shots.
- Over 37 min (3 x) Prod-Cast video tutorials.
The pack is available for purchase from Beatport for £12.99 GBP.
More information: Sample Tools by Cr2 / Mainroom Funk
Re-Compose has released version 126.96.36.199 of its Liquid Notes intelligent songwriting assistant software.
Liquid Notes is a revolutionary standalone instrument and plug-in that combines a world-class composer, songwriting partner, arranger, electronic artist, producer, and live DJ, and a set of meticulously designed controls and functions—all in one package! Beyond breathtaking musical skill and analytical capabilities, Liquid Notes allows its users unlimited creativity and inspiration through its groundbreaking functionality.
Changes in Liquid Notes v188.8.131.52
- MIDI files can now be dragged out of Liquid Notes, dropped onto other programs, or saved to the file manager for a more comfortable workflow.
- The window Settings now features a link “Learn more” in the bottom left corner. Click on it to find information on each of the settings listed for the tab/window open.
- The MIDI Clock Sync feature is now turned “off” by default, and some bugs related to it have been fixed.
- Empty MIDI files will now report the error message “Invalid MIDI”, telling the user to check the MIDI file.
- The selector for the target scale of LN Live has been moved from the bottom right of the main window to Settings. In its place, the current scale is shown at all times now.
- We included some libraries with relevance for the Java RunTime installation on your system to operate correctly. This ensures that Java is installed correctly and that no components are missing.
- More little bits and pieces that we corrected along the way.
Liquid Notes is available for Windows and Mac, priced at 139 EUR. The Ableton Live version is 79 EUR. A limited time discount is available until June 15th, 2014. Use coupon LNGOAL14 at checkout.
More information: Re-Compose