Loopbased is offering rekkerd.org readers a free copy of its Tech-House Rhythms sample pack, an essential collection of detailed tech-house drum loops which are split into full, kick only and hi hat loops.
Every beat is available as full drum loop and as kick-free top rhythm for you to add your own drums. The pack comes complete with select kick drum and hihat loops.
These loops amazingly cross the genre barriers between Tech, Minimal and Electro House.
The sample pack includes 150 loops in 24-bit WAV and REX2 formats.
Download your free copy of Tech-House Rhythms today by using coupon code rekkerd2014 at checkout. This special offer expires February 28th, 2014.
More information: Loopbased / Tech-House Rhythms
Soundcells has released version 9 of Salad Bar, the ever-growing ReFill.
Salad Bar is a magnificent collection of patches coming from the ReFill range Soundcells has to offer plus a Salad-Bar-Exclusive folder full of gorgeous combinators (currently 140 with version 9).
This ReFill offers patches in styles that ranges from analog to digital, subtractive to additive, lofi to hifi, atmospheric to experimentally & from retro to modern – it´s all in there!
In future many patches stemming from the upcoming ReFill range and lots of unique Salad Bar patches will also be added this product: Every time when a new Soundcells ReFill will be released, Salad Bar will get its next update!
Salad Bar v9 features
- 140 Salad Bar exclusive combinator patches.
- 222 combinator patches coming from all Soundcells ReFills.
- 344 well balanced patches for Thor, Malström, Subtractor, NNXT and ReDrum.
- 60 rex loops.
- 8 tracks in Reason format included.
The Salad Bar ReFill costs 9.90 EUR (includes a coupon code worth 9.90 EUR for future purchases).
More information: Soundcells / Salad Bar
Arturia has introduced Spark 2, a new look, new feel version of the powerful software engine that drives its drum machine-redefining SPARK Creative Drum Machine and SparkLE Creative Drum Machine hybrid hardware/software instruments.
Spark 2 comes with extended REX support.
With the timely introduction of SPARK 2, Arturia has given its beat creation software a new look, new feel, and a whole host of new features fit to make it the premier sound-sculpting and live performance drum machine on the market when perfectly paired with the SPARK Creative Drum Machine and SparkLE Creative Drum Machine controllers. It’s a match made in hybrid heaven that’s more flexible than ever before!
While SPARK has always been built on a fully-modular VA (Virtual Analogue) sound engine, originally only developers had access to this wonderful-sounding rhythmical power source. Not now. With the all-new SPARK 2, users are free to add and subtract modules (including oscillators, multimode filters and Karplus-Strong filter, ADR envelopes, LFOs, mixers, ring modulator, Bode Frequency Shifter, spring mass, and CV processor); create their own patch routings; and assign up to six macro controls for immediate control. Clearly, it’s this truly modular, fully-accessible sound engine that makes SPARK 2 truly shine as the ultimate drum synthesizer!
Spark 2 features
- All new graphics: Tabbed pages, Expanded Pattern edit screen, New mixer, Enhanced Library page for better data management.
- Extended REX support: REX file playback per pad, Manipulation of REX File slices.
- Modular Drum synth editor: Create your own patches, Edit existing patches.
- Create custom instrument macro controls modules including: Oscillators, Multimode filters and Karplus strong filter, ADR envelopes, LFOs, Mixers, RingModulator, Bode Frequency Shifter, Spring mass, CV processor.
- Song mode: NEW 16 song segments, Song segment triggering from hardware.
Spark 2 will be available to download for existing Spark and SparkLE Creative Drum Machine users in March, 2014.
Spark Creative Drum Machine and SparkLE Creative Drum Machine can be purchased for $399 USD/399 EUR and $299 USD/249 EUR respectively.
More information: Arturia / Spark 2
Wave Alchemy has announced Modern Guitar Tools, a fresh and exciting collection of over 400 guitar performances, boasting a wide range of playing styles, musical genres and tempos.
Expect to find a versatile selection of unique guitar loops, all expertly played and recorded live with a stunning collection of acoustic, semi-acoustic and electric guitars and a multitude of high-end microphones and amp combinations.
All loops have been further edited by hand and individually processed (where beneficial) with high-end outboard gear such as an Eventide DSP-7000, Schippmann Ebbe und Flut, Culture Vulture, A-Designs EM-PEQ, EL Fatso and Distressor and more…
Modern Guitar Tools features
- 405 24-bit, 100% royalty free wav guitar loops and performances. Tempos ranging 65-165 BPM.
- Distorted Guitar – 30 overdriven guitar licks, French-house style chords and heavy musical Riffs.
- Experimental & Percussion – 71 multi-layered ensembles, expressive percussive guitar, ethnic soundscapes, creative acoustic guitar layers and evolving melodic performances.
- Funk & Dance – Acoustic – 25 acoustic guitar loops, funky disco licks, Latin chords and more.
- Funk & Dance – Electric – 132 electric guitar loops, filthy disco house licks, funky filter-house stabs, jazzy chords and more.
- Palm-Muted – 25 palm-muted electric guitar loops and summery melodic riffs.
- Soundtrack & Acoustic – 98 guitar performances covering a wide range of styles including Jazz, Blues, soundtrack/film, pop, Latin, Spanish, classical guitar and more.
- Wah-Wah Guitar – 24 funky wah-wah and funky disco house loops.
- 254 REX2 loops.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £27.95 GBP.
More information: Wave Alchemy / Modern Guitar Tools
Nine Volt Audio has announced a “Going Out Of Business” sale, offering deep discounts on its complete product range.
In January 2014, we will stop selling our libraries. After ten years of business, more than 35 positive magazine reviews, awards & award nominations, we are moving on.
But until then, there has never been an opportunity to get so much high quality material for so little money.
Nine Volt Audio Sales
- Sale #1: the “Going Out of Business” Group Buy:
$199.99 immediately gets you 38 titles with a value of $3000+
- Sale # 2: Individual Titles:
Individual titles are now available in our store at 60-70% off.
The sale ends January 6th, 2014.
More information: Nine Volt Audio
The Loop Loft has launched a Cyber Sale, offering a 40% discount on all its packs and bundles, and a free copy of the Art of Brushes Vol 3 with any order.
Today only, save 40% off everything in your cart AND receive a free copy of The Art of Brushes Vol 3 (in REX2, WAV, AIFF, Stylus RMX and ReFill formats):
Use coupon CYBERSALE at checkout. The sale expires December 2nd, 2013, 12:00am ET.
More information: The Loop Loft
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The Loop Loft has announced it is offering a free copy of its Fistful of Fills Vol 2 library ($34 USD value) with any purchase at its online store.
We’re kicking off the Holidays with an incredible offer!
Receive a FREE copy of our popular Fistful of Fills Vol 2 collection (in WAV, REX2, AIFF and Stylus RMX formats) when you purchase anything at The Loop Loft.
You’ll automatically be presented with this free offer when you go to your cart.
The offer ends November 22nd, 2013, 12:00am ET.
More information: The Loop Loft / Free Drum Fills