KVR Audio has announced the Developer Challenge 2012, the fourth free-for-all audio plug-in / audio application / soundware design event.
The “KVR Developer Challenge” is for anyone who develops Audio Plug-ins or Applications and, new for this year, Soundware. The challenge is to create and release a brand new free audio plug-in, application or sound library / pack / set that will benefit the community at large. Creativity is key, it can be as simple or as complex as you want.
KVR members will vote on the entries and pick the eventual winner using whatever criteria they choose to.
The prize fund is from donations – the last Challenge in 2009 achieved a prize fund of almost $2000! Can we beat it this year?
Anyone can make a donation via PayPal and the prize fund will be distributed to the eventual winners with the main chunk going to the highest rated Windows and Mac OS X software (for details of the prize breakdown please see the DC 12 page).
Prizes for Entering, Donating and/or Voting
Additional prizes are also being donated by plug-in and soundware developers / companies. These will be awarded to various entrants, donaters and voters when the DC is over by means of a random draw. So simply by donating or voting (when voting begins in November) will give you a chance to win something!
For the launch we have additional prizes from Cableguys, Resonance Sound, Subsonic Labs and u-he with more to come.
More information: KVR Audio Developer Challenge 2012
Resonance Sound has announced its Summer Sale, offering a discount on its products for a limited time.
Get a discount of 20% on all products, just use the voucher code “summer” on the ShareIt checkout page, and your selected product will automaticly receive the summer sale discount.
The sale runs till 10th august 2012.
More information: Resonance Sound
Resonance Sound has announced the release of Minimal Techno Revolution Vol.2, a sample library by Sounds of Revolution.
Pursuing the fine art of minimal and techno, Oliver Schmitt aka Sounds of Revolution spared no expense creating new beautiful sounds for your productions. Distributed through label Resonance Sound, each sound nails down the facettes of Techno and Minimal to the point and supports your music full of power, intoxicated with the latest state-of-the-art Minimal and Techno elements labels are offering right now. Following the multi-magazine-awarded Minimal Techno Vol. 1, this one is again full of fresh clicks and glitches, weird loops, awesome percussions, groundshaking effects, Vocals and just so much more making your next techno production session so exciting!
Besides being handcrafted with all modern studio weapons, the loops (127 bpm) are leaving enough headroom for all those little spices you might have in mind for your next hit. Carefully sorted into lots of categories, available in the most popular sampler formats and at a total of 628 loops and 561 oneshots and drums there’s nothing for you to worry about – well, maybe that you’ll be spending too much time tinkering in your studio…
Minimal Techno Revolution Vol.2 features
- 113 Bassloops incl. Root Key.
- 54 Clap & Snare.
- 62 Cymbal (Hat/Ride/Crash).
- 434 Drumloops (Clicks / Experimental / Hihat / Loop Kits / Minimal / Noise / Percussion / SID & Vox).
- 29 Fragment.
- 57 Kick.
- 54 Minimal Stuff.
- 171 Effects (Atmos / Granular / Hits / Oneshot / Processed Live Recordings).
- 32 SID.
- 81 Synthloops incl. Root Key.
- 31 Toms & Percussion.
- 71 Vocals (UK Speaker & FX / Vintage Movie Samples).
- Formats: 1.49 GB Mutli Format Sample Pack, 24-bit Wavs (1.09 GB/1189 files – 628 Loops and 561 oneshots), REX Loops (Stylus RMX ready), EXS24 and Kontakt 4 Patches.
The sample library is available to purchase for 64.99 EUR.
More information: Resonance Sound / SOR Minimal Techno Revolution Vol.2
Resonance Sound has announced Electromatic, the latest sample collection by German electro producer Swen Weber.
Club veteran Swen Weber is ready to once again serve your needs for all-electro stuff! A massive arsenal of 220 loops covering bass, drums, tops, synths, vocals and 50 cool midis is just what you need for an instantly groundshaking club experience. After his highly acclaimed Electro District and Pure Electro series, this one is again a no-brainer, just waiting for you to slice`n`dice some great grooves together for the next dancefloor smasher! Don`t waste your time collecting all the tiny and luscious ingredients yourself – this one provides you with a basis that couldn`t be better, leaving you time to add your very personal style!
For those who are still in doubt – check out the guy`s infamous releases on reknowned labels all over the world. Tracks on Blu Fin, Norman `Fatboy Slim` Cook`s Southern Fried Rec. and his own label Swentraxx are shaking up the Beatport charts on more than just a regular basis – and this sample pack is no different. Pure quality. Merciless groove. All you need.
Swen Weber – Electromatic features
- 220 Loops including 48 Bass Loops, 40 Beat Loops, 39 Kick Loops, 33 Mix Loops, 50 Synth Loops, 10 Vox Loops.
- 50 MIDI files.
- All tonal loops are key-labelled.
- Formats: 404 MB (270 files) content, 24-bit Wavs, EXS24 and Kontakt Patches.
Electromatic is available to purchase for 24.95 EUR incl. VAT.
More information: Resonance Sound / Swen Weber – Electromatic
Resonance Sound has announced the release of Vintage Movie Vocals, a premium collection of beautiful, remarkable movie phrases and effects.
Carefully processed to give you crystal clear and perfect-stereo sound (100% mono compatible), you`ll be amazed when adding these samples on top of your next production. 751 vocal prhases and 82 sound effects can do what`s shown in the demo below – and just so much more!
Vintage Movie Vocals features
- 751 vocal phrases.
- 82 sound effects.
- 24 bit WAV.
- EXS24 & Kontakt patches.
- 100% mono compatible.
- 515 MB content.
The sample pack is available to purchase for 24.95 EUR (incl. VAT).
More information: Resonance Sound / Vintage Movie Vocals
Resonance Sound has announced Pure Electro Vol.2, a sample library by Swen Weber.
Resonance Sound presents Swen Weber Pure Electro Vol.2 – the third sample library by german electro house maestro and DJ Swen Weber, which ties in with the first volume, which set new standards for the Electrohouse and Techno community with its high-quality electro samples. The focus of this sample library is clearly on loops meeting all requirements and contains a noble collection of assertive bass, beat and drum loops as well as drum kits to give freedom to your creativity. In addition Pure Electro Vol.2 holds an equally impressive selection of versatile FX, synth and vocal loops.
All loops are consistently produced on 128 bpm and are available in prevalent WAV format as well as Apple Loops and in Ableton and REX format. This makes Pure Electro Vol.2 highly fashionable not only for loop using producers, but also for modern DJs and live acts.
Pure Electro Vol.2 features
- Includes 153 Bass Loops, 25 Beat Loops, 30 Drum Loops, 18 FX Loops, 50 Synth Loops, 36 Vocal Loops.
- Free Bonus DrumKit with 30 Kickdrums, 20 FX Samples, 30 HiHat Samples, 20 Clap & Snare Samples.
- 1.53 GB Total Content.
- Formats: 24-bit WAVs, AppleLoops, REX.
The sample pack is avaialble to purchase for 39.95 EUR incl. VAT.
More information: Resonance Sound / Swen Weber Pure Electro Vol 2
Loopmasters has released the Resonance Sound Label Sampler, a collection of loops and samples from previously released sample packs.
Resonance Sound are proud to present the “Resonance Sound Label Sampler”, a handpicked collection of stunningly produced loops, drums and sound effects from our award-winning sample libraries. The sampler contains a premium collection of 200 (236 MB content/24bit/44.1khz) Wav loops and one shot hits from the following packs below.
For more information on the sounds of each release check out the individual product pages for more details, demo loops and reviews.
And don’t forget, use the included coupon codes for a 20% ! discount off the price of each product.
Resonance Sound Label Sampler features
- 40 Tribal Elements Vol. 1 samples.
- 40 Pure Electro Vol.1 samples.
- 40 FX Revolution Vol.1 samples.
- 40 Tribal Progressive Revolution Vol.1 samples.
- 40 DSP Drums 01 ACE samples.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £9.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Resonance Sound Label Sampler
Resonance Sound has announced the release of Clicks & FX Vol. 1, a new “SOR micro series” sample pack by Oliver Schmitt aka Sounds Of Revolution.
Clicks & FX Vol. 1 will spice up any electronic music production instantly and effortlessly. Being part of SOR`s Micro Series, this selection of contemporary elements delivers loops and single sounds that will enhance your production instantly while matching seamlessly. Add sounds like trendy clicks or exceptional FX-samples to sharpen up your tracks and make them more inspiring.
All 75 click-loops have been produced with 127 BPM. In addition with 354 loopelements and 75 FX-sounds, Clicks & FX Vol. 1 makes the ideal solution for up-todate Minimal, Techno and Tech House tracks.
The sample library is available to purchase for 15.90 EUR incl. VAT.
More information: Resonance Sound / Clicks & FX Vol.1