Tunecraft has released Ethereal Chords Progressions Vol.1, a sound pack featuring 20 stunning chords progressions and heart-wrenching phrases in both WAV and MIDI formats.
From Chillout to Dubstep, Trance or Deep House, this inspirational pack gives you as much flexibility as possible to fit any kind of production.
You can expect to find 540MB of original material containing 40 MIDI files and 160 stunning WAV loops featuring 4 to 12 bars phrases with variations of textures sorted in 8 groups: All loops featured in the demo are included in the pack as well.
Finally you’ll find 5 different presets for NI Massive as a bonus to fire up in your project and start producing!
The soundset is available from ADSR Sounds for $15 USD.
More information: ADSR / Ethereal Chords Progressions Vol.1
Dark Side of the Tune has released White Trash, a free sample pack featuring sounds made from white noise.
Mangled white noise is the source for Dark Side of the Tune’s latest free library White Trash. Modular synthesis techniques were abused to create intense sound effects and percussion.
To add even more depth, spring reverb was added.
All 50 sounds are offered in 16 and 24 bit resolution, 44.1kHz wave files.
The download is free from the Dark Side of the Tune SoundCloud page.
More information: Dark Side of the Tune / White Trash
Sound Dust has launched Tiny Chaos Engine, a free “found sound” drum-machine for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Tiny Chaos Engine a sophisticated groove box made with a collection of unlikely sound sources that include a lawn mower, kite flying, celery, static electricity, trickling water and a broken piano as well as some more obvious percussive sources.
It’s great for adding rythmic and tonal interest to more straightforward beats or for creating whole landscapes of clickity clack, wub wub.
Tiny Chaos Engine features
- Chaos button for instant randomisation.
- Order button for an instant return to normality.
- Comprehensive editing with quick edit system for instant results.
- 12 sample engines with individual articulation control.
- 12 sequence engines with algorithmic looping controller.
- Lots of great binaurally recorded sounds.
- Built in manual.
Tiny Chaos Engine is a free download at Sound Dust. Requires Kontakt 4/5, full version.
More information: Sound Dust / Tiny Chaos Engine
Soundcells has released version 4 of Simple Sampling, a ReFill library for Propellerhead Reason.
Simple Sampling is your best friend if you are looking for classic old-school sampled sounds instead of huge patches built by hundreds of individual samples. Patches are super-fast loading, CPU-friendly and they are full of ‘retro‘ character.
A lot of great instruments were sampled to get the stunning result: Rhodes Mark 1, Doepfer MS404, Supernova 2, microKORG, Nord Modular G2x, Yamaha VL1, Yamaha SY99, Kawai K5000 …
Version 4 adds combinator & NNXT patches based on 300 MB of new samples.
Simple Sampling V4 features
- 176 combinator patches.
- A note by note (a2 – e4) sampled and looped original Stylophone including it´s typical release click.
- The modules folder contains the basic NNXT patches which were used to build the combinators.
- 9 demo tracks in Reason format.
Simple Sampling is available for purchase for 19.90 EUR. The update is free for owners of any previous full version.
More information: Soundcells / Simple Sampling
Producer Loops has announced the release of EDM: Electro House 2, a new multi-format sample pack from Pure EDM featuring five Construction Kits designed to propel your EDM productions to new dizzying heights.
‘EDM: Electro House 2′ combines the relentless pulse of House with the exciting and energetic vibe of Electro, combining solid beats with bold and attention grabbing production and effects.
Buzzing pads and bass-lines stop and start abruptly, while arpeggios and plucks fill the space around them. All of the various elements are glued together by a super-slick level of production guaranteed to blow minds and speaker cones alike.
Inside this product you’ll find a vast selection of cutting-edge Electro House loops, covering everything from deep basses and spacey arpeggios to buzzing synth leads and side-chained pads.
The sample pack is available for purchase for £24.95 GBP.
More information: Producer Loops / EDM: Electro House 2
Alonso Sound has announced the release of Alonso Effects Vol.1, a sample pack featuring over 2GB of sound effects.
The Alonso Effects series kicks off with an extensive library of ready-to-use designed sound effects. Choose from a huge arsenal of powerful uplifters, sub-rattling impacts, thunderous reverb kicks, whole ambiences, luscious sweeps, intricate FX Loops and so much more to equip your new tracks with the right sounds to make it sound complete.
Only the finest, most usable sound effects were meticulously edited and selected for release. Whether you are adding finishing touches to your musical piece or if you’re involved with any aspect of post-production, AFX Vol. 1 is for you.
Alonso Effects Vol.1 features
- 995 sounds from the archives of Adam Alonso.
- Library is sorted within categories for easy navigation.
- All loops are tempo synched at 128bpm.
- Uplifters/Downlifters/Reverse FX sorted by bar length (1/2/4/8).
- Format(s): 44.1Khz/24Bit Stereo PCM .wav files.
- Approx. 2.06 GB installed / Approx. 1.22 GB .rar download from cloudserver system.
The library is available for the introductory price of $59 USD until May 7th, 2014 (regular $89 USD).
Rekkerd.org readers get an additional $10 USD discount by using coupon code REKKERD at checkout.
More information: Alonso Sound / Alonso Effects Vol.1
Bedroom producers blog has launched BPB Cassette 909, a free sample pack featuring the sounds of the Roland TR-909 drum machine recorded to a CrO2 cassette tape.
The SABA CD 262 cassette deck used to record BPB’s Cassette 909 pack.
Expanding our collection of free tape processed drum machine samples, I am proud to announce the release of the Cassette 909 drum sample library.
Based on an extensive set of clean Roland TR-909 recordings created by Edgar Maguyon, this free sample pack adds a touch of that lo-fi audio cassette crunch to the iconic TR-909 drum sound.
BPB Cassette 909 features
- 155 audio samples in 24-bit WAV format.
- 71 clean Roland TR-909 one shot samples.
- 84 tape processed Roland TR-606 one shot samples.
- Demo track (320 kbps MP3).
The pack is a free download at bedroom producers blog.
More information: Bedroom producers blog / BPB Cassette 909
SampleTekk has announced the release of The Vertikal MkII, a virtual upright piano instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.
The Vertikal is a upright piano recorded and designed to do the job when you need that little extra “umpf” in your songs. It can be rock, blues, jazz, gospel or anything that needs the extra attitude. Shortly, when you need something not that “grand”.
In the MkII you’ll get two microphone perspectives that you can use one by one, of mix to taste!
We also added hammerback and pedalnoise samples.
Then we added our True Resonance feature and used Kontakts scripting facilities to make Real Time/True Pedaling, Sympathetic Resonance and some other nifty features.
The Vertikal MkII features
- 16 velocity levels.
- Over 3,900 samples (24-bit/44.1kHz stereo).
- TimeVel Release Technology.
- Sympathetic Resonance.
- Controllable volume for key/pedal noise, Sympathetic Resonance and True Resonance.
- Two microphone perspectives.
The library is available for the introductory price of $49 USD (MSRP $99 USD). Requires Kontakt 4 or higher, full version.
More information: SampleTekk / The Vertikal MkII