PowerFX has announced the release of a public beta of Soundation Studio, a web based sequencer that enables you to make music, ringtones and audio clips directly from the internet without downloading any software.
This beta version includes over 400 royalty free audio loops, 9 different effects, track automation, basic loop editing, time stretching, master channel control, publish to web and download to desktop features.
All processing is done locally so the performance and amount of tracks you can use is based on your personal computer setup and internet connection. The real time effects can be chained together to create multiple manipulation possibilities and all the loops are 16 bit, 44.1 stereo wav files. You can start using Soundation Studio at http://www.soundation.com/studio/ and follow the developments and see tutorial videos on www.soundation.com/blog
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PowerFX has released Nu Club Producer, a new sample collection for producers and DJs.
Nu Club Producer is the quintessential sample product for today´s producers and DJs with a whole slew of great new club loops from a variety of latest musical styles like Funky UK, DubStep, Progressive House, Minimal Tech House, Electro Hip Hop and Club Anthems.
Produced by veteran sample producers Andrew Potterton and Andreas Tyson, Nu Club Producer is an entirely new collection that includes 865 acidized loops of bass lines, beats, synths, percussion and FX loops compiled keys and tempo information in the file names for ease of use with your favorite sequencer.
Nu Club Producer features
- 1.26 GB (655 MB download): 222 bass loops, 192 drum loops, 86 percussion loops, 248 synth loops, and 117 FX loops.
- No hits, patches or redundant formats, just pure acidized wav loops.
- Bonus: PowerFX sample pack “Grimebient” is included.
Nu Club Producer is available for purchase for $59 USD.
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PowerFX has released Grimebient, a new downloadable sample collection.
Warped and wicked bass lines, downtempo grunge n grime beats are the chief sonic ingredients of this unique, new sample pack from PowerFX. The latest sounds and techniques are used to create throbbing tracks at slower tempos ranging between 80 and 100 bpm.
- 105 files totaling 219 MB
- 39 basses
- 44 beats
- 7 synth loops
- 5 synth pads
- 10 FX
Grimebient is available for purchase for $19 USD.
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PowerFX has released Progressive House, sample library that offers producers and digital music makers an awesome collection of loops and tools from the hottest underground club music style.
With over 425 acidized wav loops of throbbing bass lines, floor banging beats, sizzling synth and a section of individual drum stem loops for easy and creative mix and match, “on the fly” beat production, 253 rex files and a VSTi synthesizer with 54 instruments, Progressive House is a total production package.
Progressive House features
- 682 acidized wav (429) and REX (253) loops: bass, beats (+ stems), percussion, synth FX and synths.
- PowerFX Hütkins VSTi Synth PC only:
- 54 Instruments (15 basses and 39 synths).
- 3 Instrument Layers.
- ADSR, level, pan and control for each instrument.
- Send FX Chorus, Delay.
- Master Reverb FX.
Progressive House is available for download for $49 USD.
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PowerFX has released five new DSK Music sample libraries.
DSK Music sample libraries
- DSK Vintage Keys Vol.1 — Clavinet, Dyno Rhodes, DX7 Rhodes, Hohner Pianet, Fender Rhodes & Wurlitzer. +270 samples, velocity zones.
- DSK Saxotopia — Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax & Alto Sax. +130 samples, velocity zones.
- DSK Dynamic Guitars 1 — Acoustic guitar, Nylon guitar & Steel guitar. +250 samples, velocity zones, big dynamic range!
- DSK Classic Grand Piano — Classic Grand, Classic Grand Bright & Classic Grand Damped. +170 samples, velocity zones.
- DSK Brass, Brass (Ensemble, Orchestra & Shot), Horns (Flugel, French, French Mute), Harmon Mute, Piccolo Trumpet (+Staccato), Sax (Alto, Soprano, Tenor), Trombone (+Cup Mute, Strt Mute, Wah Mute), Trumpet (+Cup Mute, H. Mute, Staccato, Swell), Tuba (+Staccato). +250 samples, velocity zones.
The DSK Music sample libraries include SoundFont, NI Kontakt, Giga & SampleTank formats and are available for download at $29 USD each.
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PowerFX has released HumBox VM1, a VSTi synth with advanced structure for manipulating sounds that allows a quick creation of quality backing vocals and solo lines, realistic scat melodies and original sound effects.
It sounds unique as a melodic line, scat or backing vocal simulation as well as an effect for a Movie & Game soundtrack. VM1 is very sensitive to what you’re playing. Press a few MIDI keys and you’ll feel it! Listen to demo examples and have a blast using the HumBox!
HumBox VM1 features
- 10 Voice Banks and 50 Styles, so each virtual vocalist has a few variations, in which he or she can perform.
- Banks and Styles are named to help identify specify vocal character.
- All Styles can be used in Solo, Dual or Poly mode, which increases possibilities for the user.
- Automatic “phrasing” and “breathing”. VM1 has phrase Volume and Pitch envelopes and inserts noises in pauses, which animates the voices considerably.
- Context Dependent Expressive Synthesis — an advanced system of patch parameters calculated on the base of musical context: Velocities, Note Numbers and music Intervals.
- Easy interface with intuitive controls amd QuickHelp.
HumBox VM1 is available as a VST instrument for Windows PC for $49 USD.
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