Roland intros AIRA drum machine instrument

Roland has introduced AIRA, a new hardware instrument Roland dubs “the evolution of the Roland TR-808 Rhythm Machine”.P Roland Engineers discuss the initial concept of the TR-808 which was conceived and built in 1980. Although … read more

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Hollow Sun releases vKS20 instrument for Kontakt

Hollow Sun has launched vKS20, a virtual Roland MKS20 digital piano instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt. We’ve added our own sounds (the ‘EXTRAS’) and added split and layer modes and extra effects in the form … read more

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Samples From Mars releases TR 909 Samples Library

Samples From Mars has launched its TR 909 Samples Library, a collection of raw TR 909 samples reecorded to tape. If you’re after raw, banging 909 samples, look no further. To finish off our Drum … read more

AudioRealism releases ReDominator for Reason

AudioRealism has released ReDominator, a polyphonic synthesizer Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason. ReDominator is an emulation of the classic Alpha Juno 1/2 (JU-1/2), a polyphonic DCO (digitally controlled oscillator) based synth from 1986. The JU-1/2 … read more

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Mystery Islands releases Roland JP-80×0 Massive EDM volume 1

Mystery Islands releases Roland JP-80×0 Massive EDM volume 1, a soundset featuring 64 patches for the Roland JP-8000 / JP-8080 synthesizer. Massive EDM volume 1 is built up from ground zero using our own AudioUnit … read more

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Luftrum launches December Sale – 50% off soundsets

Luftrum has announced a December Sale, offering a 50% off discount on all soundsets. Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love! My present to you is a whooping … read more

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UVI releases UVX-10P virtual instrument for UVI Workstation & MachFive

UVI has announced the release of UVX-10P, a new virtual instrument inspired by 3 classic analog synthesizers, the JX-10, MKS-70 and JX-8P. UVX-10P recalls the last true analog synthesizers from the famed masterminds behind the … read more

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Wave Alchemy releases Transistor Revolution MKII for Kontakt

Wave Alchemy has launched Transistor Revolution MKII, a virtual drum machine instrument library for Kontakt Player. Since its conception, Transistor Revolution has remained close to our hearts. So much so that shortly after its initial … read more

Soundcells updates Analog Signature to v4

Soundcells has released version 4 of Analog Signature, a ReFill featuring five vintage beasts for the Reason Rack. With version 4 of Analog Signature a new member is added to the family: the ROLAND Jupiter … read more

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Rhythmic Robot releases SH Poly for Kontakt

Rhythmic Robot has released SH Poly, a classic analogue subtractive synth for Native Instruments Kontakt, sampled from Roland’s 70’s flagship synthesizer, the SH7. It features two main oscillators accessing six different waveforms between them, plus … read more

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Wave Alchemy announces Transistor Revolution MKII

Wave Alchemy has announced the upcoming Transistor Revolution MKII, an updated version of the virtual drum machine libraries for Native Instruments Kontakt & Kontakt Player. Developer Matt Fudge runs through some of the new features … read more

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Sadowick compares JP-8080 and u-he’s Diva – Real World Trance Lead

Sadowick of EDM Tutorials has posted a video in which he compares the sound of the Roland JP-8080 synthesizer with the beta version of u-he’s Diva 1.3, which includes a digital oscillator. The latest public … read more

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Legowelt releases free Roland JD-800 sample pack

Legowelt has released a free sample pack featuring 350 samples from the 1992 JD-800 flagship synthesizer from Roland. Colossal Juicy Thick Basses, bizarre unearthly pads, uncanny strings, mystifying effects, entrancing chords and lots lots more … read more

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Roland releases new Windows 8.1 & Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) USB drivers

Roland has announced that new Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) USB drivers are available for a wide range of Roland products including audio interfaces, MIDI interfaces, MIDI keyboard controllers, recorders, and more. … read more

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Samplephonics releases Nevo Analogue Machines for Kontakt

Samplephonics has announced the release of Nevo Analogue Machines, a virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt. Our goal was to create something as close to the analogue sound as possible, and keep it simple, … read more

Sonic Faction releases Mutant Synth Pack for Ableton

Sonic Faction has announced the release of the Mutant Synth Pack, a collection of classic synthesizers for Ableton Live. The pack features meticulously sampled iconic synths, reactivated from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. The bundle … read more

Adam Szabo updates JP6K synth plugin to v1.5

Adam Szabo has announced version 1.5 of JP6K, a synthesizer instrument plugin for Windows. JP6K is a synth dedicated to emulating the famous Super Saw sound, first found in the Roland JP-8000 synthesizer in 1997. … read more

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Mystery Islands updates JP-80×0 Editor Plugin to v1.1.8

Mystery Islands has released version 1.1.8 of its JP-80×0 Editor Plugin for the Roland JP-8000 & JP-8080 synthesizers. First of all, thanks to everyone who’s been patient with our Windows VST development. It’s time to … read more

Samples From Mars releases TR 808 Samples Library

Samples From Mars has announced the release of the TR 808 Samples Library, a collection of 493 samples from the Roland TR-808 drum machine, recorded through an SSL 4000 G+ console. We are in love … read more

The Groove Criminals launches Essentials Sample Packs

The Groove Criminals has announced the release of Analogue Synth FX and Analogue Synth Percussion, two new sample packs. The Groove Criminals are proud to release their new range of compact, low cost but high … read more