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Posted in news
on Jul 19, 2013
Impact Soundworks has announced the launch of its Modern Composer Bundle, offering a collection of 20+GB of Kontakt samples for a limited time.
Through July 30th, musicians can purchase a bundle of Resonance: Emotional Mallets, Plectra Series 2: Highland Harps, and Plectra Series 3: Kazakh Dombra for only $75 (50% off.)
However, for $150, the bundle expands to include:
- Acoustic Revolutions Vol 1: Adult Contemporary Guitar Loops
- Sitar Nation: Classical Instruments of India
- Koto Nation: Classical Instruments of Japan
- Impact Steel: Cinematic Metallic Percussion
- Plectra Series 1: 8-string Acoustic Bouzouki
A $400 value for 65% off!
All of these Kontakt libraries come as digital downloads through the new Bundle Dragon platform.
The sale ends July 30th, 2013.
More information: Impact Soundworks / Modern Composer Bundle
Samsara Cycle Audio has announced Samsara Sitar, a free virtual sitar instrument for Windows.
Samsara Cycle Audio’s realistic virtual sitar instrument.
Samsara Sitar features
- Choice of instruments to provide various sound from Sitar to Tambura / Tanpura.
- Many parameters to experiment.
- Velocity sensitive EQ with envelope controls for creating realistic string dynamics.
- Autobend function can be set or/and controlled by Modulation Wheel.
- Vibrato section can be set or/and controlled by Modulation Wheel.
- Can be adjusted manually or set to Host Sync.
- Reverb for adding distance and depth.
- Midi learn.
The Samsara Sitar VST instrument for Windows is available to purchase for £10 GBP.
More information: Samsara Cycle Audio
Splurgo Audio has announced the release of three new Bundle packs.
- Best of 2011 *Bundle Pack* – This pack contains the 10 best selling sample packs of 2011 for a discounted price. This pack includes: Darbuka Loops Pack 1, Tambura, Sitar, Arabic Flute, Banjo Loops Pack 3, Surf Guitar Loops, Piano Loops Pack 4, Bodhran, Accordion and Indian Female Vocals. All 400 loops are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
- Piano Loops *Bundle Pack* – This pack contains all Piano themed sample packs. In this pack included: Piano Loops Pack 1, 2, 3, 4, Piano Arpeggio Loops and Baby Grand Piano Loops Pack 1 and 2. All 375 loops are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
- Electric Guitar: Heavy Stuff *Bundle Pack* – This pack contains all sample packs containing electric guitar with distortion or overdrive. In this pack included: Hard Rock Guitar, Metal Guitar Loops, Rock & Blues Guitar and Punk Guitar Loops. All 815 loops are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
The Best of 2011 and Piano Loops bundles are $34.95 USD each; Electric Guitar: Heavy Stuff is $49.95 USD.
More information: Splurgo Audio
, samples and sound libraries
Posted in news
on Aug 12, 2011
Loopmasters has launched the EarthMoments Summer Sale, a limited time sale on sample libraries from the EarthMoments labal.
EarthMoments On Sale Until The End Of August – All Products 20% Off. World Music At Its Best!
EarthMoments sample libraries
- Business Class Refugees – Producer Collection – The unique bundle unlike other samples libraries contains irresistible sound signatures and loops of 10 tracks from their successful album Kartick & Gotam – Business Class Refugees (EarthSync), offering a special experience to DJs, Composers, Musicians and Music Producers to explore and create new perspectives of the tracks.
- Distant Rhythms – The Distant Rhythms – India collection contains 443 samples of a range of Indian percussion instruments: Bass Dholak, Ghatam, Kanjira, Tabla, Khol, Moresing, Mridangam and Naqqara.
- Electro Folk India Vol 1 – Electro Folk India Vol I Bundle is a boutique collection of samples created by a fusion of the analog and the digital. Live recordings of India’s folk instruments performed by top Indian musicians have been given unique digital treatments, creating a path-breaking samples bundle. The collection pushes all soundscape boundaries and is the future sound of music.
- Electro Folk India Vol 2 – Optimised with the closest attention to detail and recorded using tube Pre-Amps and Mics on 96kHz, Volume I of this essential sound library of over 176 samples from the special series Konnakol Shiva, Galactic Khol, Bass Dholak on Pluto, Divine Mantra, Angel Sarangi, and more.
- Indian Emotions – The Indian Emotions collection contains 567 samples of a range of known and unknown Indian instruments: Bhapang, Ektara, Dotara, Dilruba, Esraj, Santoor, Sarangi, Sarod, Sitar, Slide Guitar, Veena, Vichitra Veena, Violin, Bansuri flute, Flute and Harmonium.
- Voice Of India – The Voice of India collection contains 400 samples of a range of Indian vocals styles: Bollywood, Mantras, Qawalli, Rajasthani, Konnakol, Baul, Carnatic, and Hindustani classical
- World String Series: Desert Oud – The Desert Oud Bundle delivers 384 warm and organic acoustic Oud loops played expertly on an ancient Iraqi Oud, bringing to life the rich, exotic sound of Arabia and the magic of the deserts.
- World String Series: Ethnic Violin – A must-have library, the Ethnic Violin Bundle is a warm collection of 335 ethnic violin loops played by exceptional musicians.
- World Woodwind Series – Clarinet – The Clarinet Bundle evokes a warm range of cultural emotions from the classical to the ethnic – Eastern European Jewish Klezmer and Balkan to Middle Eastern, from down tempo to upbeat.
- World Woodwind Series – Oriental Ney – The Oriental Ney Bundle is a hard-to-resist library of 246 organic and husky ethnic Ney flute loops played by exceptional musicians with unmistakable Turkish emotions, and definitive Middle Eastern colours, with signatures ranging from the down tempo to the upbeat.
- World Drum Sessions Vol 1 Middle East – Performed by top world music drummer Yoav Bunzel, who has recorded over 15 pop and rock albums, this exclusive World Drums Sessions Vol I Middle East bundle contains live drum loops and patterns of Middle Eastern grooves.
- World Drum Sessions Vol 2 Balkan Drums – Performed by top world music drummer Yoav Bunzel, who has recorded over 15 pop and rock albums, this exclusive World Drums Sessions Vol II Balkan bundle contains live drum loops and patterns of the irresistible Balkan grooves.
- World Drum Sessions Vol 3 African Drums – Performed by top world music drummer Yoav Bunzel, who has recorded over 15 pop and rock albums, this exclusive World Drums Sessions Vol III Africa bundle contains live drum loops and patterns of the irresistible African grooves.
- Yidaki Groove – This exclusive Didgeridoo Package has been optimised with the closest attention to detail, staying true to the sound with over 60 authentic samples that have been recorded using tube Pre-Amps and Mics on 96kHz, and performed by top Australian didgeridoo artist Stuart Fergie, who uses a specially customized and unique Yidaki (didgeridoo)
The EarthMoments Summer Sale is available until August 31, 2011.
More information: Loopmasters / EarthMoments
Future Loops has announced the release of Sitar Loops, a collection of loops taken from Total India.
Future Loops presents Sitar Loops, from the highly acclaimed collection Total India (recorded in Chennai, Calcutta and Mumbai, India.) with over 650 pure hypnotic Sitar samples (Loops and One-Shots), straight from the Total India collection, which was entirely recorded in Chennai, Calcutta and Mumbai, India.
Sitar Loops is a rich and authentic sitar sample pack, played by true masters, and it is perfect for anyone who needs original Indian melodic loops that fit into virtually any music style, from world music, to chill-out, from drum n’ bass to house music.
Sitar Loops is available to purchase as a download for 19.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Sitar Loops