Xenos Soundworks has released Videogame Mania, a soundset for the Massive software synthesizer by Native Instruments.
Videogame Mania is a fine collection of 50 retro chiptune style patches for Native Instruments Massive in both KSD and NMSV file formats. This soundset contains classic SID arps, authentic videogame sound effects, gritty 8-bit basses and quirky leads which fans of such systems as the NES, Commodore64 and others will instantly recognize. Macro Controls have been assigned in each patch for maximum versatility and tweakability.
Videogame Mania is available to purchase for the introductory price of $5.45 USD.
Korg has announced two makeovers for its SV-1 stage piano.
SV-1 Black: Combining great looks and incredible sounds, the SV-1 has been captivating audiences since 2009. Now, the acclaimed Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano has been given an elegant matte black stage finish. Presenting the SV-1 Black; available with 73 or 88 keys.
SV-1 Reverse Key Limited Edition: Bold and curvaceous, with an impressive red body and a retro reverse keyboard! Packed with the retro sounds that defined an era and remain in demand today, the SV-1 Reverse Key is sure to complete any keyboard set-up, while captivating the ears and eyes of the audience. Only 500 pieces of each model are available in this strictly Limited Edition.
The Black Stage Vintage Piano will be available mid January, 2012 priced $2,700 USD (SV-1BK73) / $3,000 USD (SV-1BK88). The Reverse Key Stage Vintage Piano will be available May, 2012, priced $2,900 USD (SV-1R73) / $3,200 USD (SV-1R88).
Roqstar Entertainment has announced the Fully Loaded Special Bundle, a collection of 5 sample packs at a discounted price.
ROQSTAR – Fully Loaded Special Bundle offers you five complete products for the price of one! An incredible no-brainer bundle for only $49 which is worth $190! Get a hold of this unique special offer which will not come along for quite some time.
The bundle is aimed at modern urban, pop and electronic music producers. From Pop Ballad Construction Kits over grimey and hard hitting Beats to Club music synth construction kits. This bundle is an absolute no-brainer! You get tons of drums for urban music but also for the latest trends in pop music such as the great retro drum sounds from our ‘Sixties Pop Library Vol2′ and inspiration for the price of one single library!
The Fully Loaded bundle is available to purchase for $49 USD until December 31, 2011.
Ueberschall has released Retro Soul, a new sound library for the Elastik Player.
Ueberschall presents the new era of Soul, the third volume of the premium Vodovoz series. Inspired by the mid sixties – early seventies northern soul stompers and raregroove classics.
Retro Soul delivers over 1.44 GB of high quality atmospheric and catchy soul arrangements with a special retro feel and a pristine vintage sound. This library contains 10 song oriented construction kits. Tonal diversity is accented by custom recordings of vintage drum and instrumental phrases. Each kit is over one minute long (including an intro, a main part, variations and an outro).
Retro Soul features
10 Construction Kits, 959 Retro Soul Loop and Single Sounds.
Elastik Soundbank for Mac/PC/AU/VST/RTAS/StandAlone.
Jiggery-Pokery has updated the Retro Organs ReFill for Reason 6.
Updated for Reason 6, the three defining organs of the pre-synth era: the B3, the Vox Continental and the Farfisa Combo Compact, in one exceptional ReFill for your Reason racks. With default organs, effects and template patches from all three organ ReFills gathered conveniently into single folders in the ReFill root, this could be all the organy goodness you’ll ever need!
Changes in Retro Organs v1.5
L6 FX Junkied Organs – Organ Combis with Line6s’ authentic rotary speaker models (Leslie 122 and Fender Vibratone). You will need Pod Farm FX Junkie pack installed in order to use these patches. For B3 organs we have the Line 6 Horn+Rotor with a tube-amp, Farfisa organs have Fender Deluxe Head and Vibratone, while the Vox Continental organs have a Vox AC-30 Head with Fender Vibratone.
Tremorizer Rotary FX Patches – A suite of fourteen insert effect Combinators featuring dual Pulveriser Horn and Rotor effects, from more traditional Leslie emulators to bizarre-legato key-triggered speed changes, tape-effected and gated rotors.
Binson Echorec II effect – In addition to the old Binson Echorec effect, a new four-head version using The Echo.
New patches galore!
B3, Farfisa and Vox Experimental folders have new Combis featuring R6 effects devices, several with built-in effects from the Tremorizer suite, for more modern twists.
Brand new PDF User Guide for Retro Organs.
Retro Organs 1.5 is available to purchase for £39.95 GBP.