Resonant Vibes has launched Designer Dance Kicks 2, a collection of 195 custom built dance kick drums for producers worldwide.
Designer Dance Kicks Vol2 comes loaded with a fresh batch of precision engineered Analogue Kicks, Big Reverbed Booms and Hard Edged Techno Thumps and then takes it to the next level by adding new sonic flavours to the mix including special Clap Layered Kicks which have an incredible impact on a beat and are great to throw in the drop, supplemented with a tidy collection of Club Tested Kicks perfect for any Main Room Style, and lastly an elegant collection of Pitch Perfect Kicks for producers looking for harmonic blending.
Sonically sculpted for superior performance each kick has been expertly crafted with crisp defined highs, tailored mid-range and powerful well defined low end designed to keep the beat present and upfront at all times. All the sounds have been recorded, processed and driven through all analogue stages for maximum character and vibe with Kicks ranging from Super Fat Analogue, Room Stomping Clap Kicks, Solid Club Essentials, Punchy Designed Sounds, Hard Edged Thumps, Drop Enhancing Verb Kicks and Pitch Tuned Bass Drums.
The sample pack is available from Loopmasters for £9.95 GBP.
Loopmasters has introduced Ultimate Nasty Bass, a new sample pack from Resonant Vibes, featuring hard and dirty bass loops and single one shot sounds for edgy underground dance styles such as Electro, House, Techno, Breaks and Dubstep.
Rattle Speaker Cones everywhere with subsonic rumbles and Distorted Saw Waves, these upfront, bottom end bad boys demand attention and will transform any production in need of some low end attitude!
With everything from Dirty Tech and Techno Sequences, Dubstep Wobbles and full on Distorted terrors to Bleepy Resonant House tones and Electro Saw Bass Leads this pack is a must have for any true bass connoisseur.
Meticulously sampled and produced using a collection of analogue and digital armoury, our goal was to create flexible but dominant bass sounds and loops that push low end frequencies to new levels, precision engineered to include only necessary frequencies making it easy to drop into your tracks and still have enough character to drive the rhythm track at full power.
Ultimate Nasty Bass features
360+MB content, 24bit samples.
Includes 34 Bass Loops at 115BPM, 42 Bass Loops at 120BPM, 36 Bass Loops at 128Bpm, 38 Bass Loops at 140BPM and 41 Bass One Shots.
150 Rex2 Loops + 41 Soft Sampler Patches for NNXT, Halion, SFZ, Kontakt and EXS24.
rv_samplepacks has released Hitmaker Synths, a collection of inspirational Mainroom toplines and chubby Acid bubblers.
Looking for the hook for your next peaktime banger? Then Resonant Vibes proudly announce Hit Maker Synths, a dedicated source of massive Mainroom synth lines including everything from hands in the air euphoric Trance Riffs, Electro House Leads to Minimal and Techno Acid Squelches with a bonus selection of sweep fx, risers and bombs, Hit Maker Synths could be just what the doctor ordered!
Inspired by the sounds from Labels such as Toolroom, Size, Anjunabeats, Pryda, Flamingo, Hit Maker Synths offers up instant lead riffs and featured melodies in a mixture of keys and BPMs ranging from 126 to 129, ensuring all bases are covered for all main room House, Techno and Electro styles.
Hitmaker Synths features
400 MB content, 24bit quality.
42 Acid and Rise Lines.
88 Melodic Top Lines.
130 Rex2 Files.
22 SFX and Bombs.
Apple Loops version sold separately.
The sample library is available to purchase for £14.95 GBP.
The fat kick drum, the most instantly recognisable element that differentiates the many Dance genres with other styles of music, and is arguably the most important and sometimes trickiest to get right… So it is with great pleasure that Resonant Vibes present their first collection of precision engineered, balls to the wall, Designer Dance Kicks!
In Detail expect to find: 150 brand new Club ready kick, drums, organised into four distinct categories for ease of use including 40 Analogue Kicks, 75 Engineered Kicks, 22 Top Kicks and 21 Big Verb Kicks.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £9.95 GBP.
Based in Berlin, Touane has a reputation for delivering innovative and funky house floor productions. Since his first release on Persona he’s continued to rise with releases on labels including Dumb-Unit, Trenton, Resopall Schallware and Liebe*Detail. In December 2009 he launched his own imprint Left Handed (lefthandedaudio.com) as a dedicated musical outlet for his work.
This re:produce pack takes a slightly different angle from the majority of sample packs out there and is presented in the form of an Ableton Live 8 Set from one of the most exciting underground techno producers and head of the label Left Handed.
Containing around 100MB of 24Bit sounds and loops cunningly laid out ready for you to arrange and drop straight into your Live DJ set. Included in this pack are Ableton-ready samples along with an Ableton Live Project File which includes the samples carefully mixed and arranged in Ableton’s Session view by Touane – as heard in the demotrack to this pack. Also included is an Ableton Drum Rack and several bonus sounds for extra versatility in the studio.
Re:produce 007 Touane – Sample Pack Demo by Loopmasters
Re:Produce 7 Touane (for Ableton Live 8+) is available to purchase for £8.95 GBP.
KVR Audio has announced it is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a Year-Long Giveaway.
In February 2010 KVR Audio is celebrating 10 years as the number one news and information resource for audio plug-ins! To mark this special occasion we are having a huge giveaway contest for the whole year (until the end of Jan 2011)! Every month we’ll give away a prize from a major software developer, gear manufacturer or educational institution.
All you have to do is fill out our quick survey once and you will be entered into the prize draw with the chance to win one of the prizes every month! Simple.
We’ve teamed up several leading software, hardware and sample library developers to bring you a fantastic selection of prizes – with a value of more than $8000! A big thank you to these companies for being so generous (with more still to come)!
Year-Long Giveaway prizes
Ableton is offering one lucky winner a boxed version of Live 8, the fantastic composition, songwriting, recording, production, remixing and live performance app. A value of $550.
Arturia is providing a plethora of prizes, including two copies of Hip Hop Producer and one each of their emulations of classic hardware synths: minimoog V, ARP 2600 V, CS-80V, Moog Modular V and Prophet V – a total prize fund value of $1,503 / €1,403!
Big Fish Audio is offering a copy of MOJO: Horn Section, Vir2 Instruments’ flexible and innovative approach to pop, funk, jazz, and big band horns in a virtual instrument.
FXpansion will give one lucky winner DCAM: Synth Squad, the plug-in suite that delivers the satisfaction of playing real analogue instruments in software! Advanced modelling technology carefully reconstructs the soul of dusty vintage circuits within your computer for the unmatched vibe of hardware at a fraction of the cost. A $249 value.
Native Instruments has given us a copy of its flagship Komplete 6 plug-in collection. Komplete 6 incorporates the latest Absynth 5, Kontakt 4 and Guitar Rig 4 Pro versions, which add significant creative capabilities over their predecessors, complemented by Battery 3, FM8, Massive and Reaktor 5. A $499 value.
Ohm Force is providing twelve (!) copies of its ALL-Live bundle (one each month). This fantastic plug-in bundle includes Quad Frohmage Filter Bank, Ohmicide:Melohman Distortion and Symptohm:Melohman Synth.
Resonant Vibes is offering several rv_samplepacks, Resonant Vibes’ line of quality-driven sample packs. Typically ranging from 100 MB to 600 MB+, each pack is created by a handpicked producer. A $209 value.
Toontrack Music is providing Superior Drummer 2.0, the professional virtual instrument for producing drums in a digital recording environment, together with its three SDX expansion packs: Lost New York Studios SDX, The Metal Foundry SDX and Custom and Vintage SDX. Over $800 in value.
u-he is offering the u-he Complete Bundle, which includes, as its name suggests, all u-he plug-ins released to date (ACE, Filterscape, MFM2, Uhbik, Zebra + soundbanks), worth well over $700!
Universal Audio is offering a “User’s Choice”: UAD-2 SOLO Powered Plug-Ins Card or a UAD-2 SOLO/Laptop Powered Plug-Ins Card. This single-processor PCIe card provides access to the World’s most authentic analog hardware emulations and audio processing plug-ins — including licensed emulations from Neve, Roland, BOSS, Empirical Labs, EMT, Fairchild, Harrison, Helios, Little Labs, Pultec, SPL, Teletronix and more.