Epic SoundLab releases Octamorph FE for Kontakt

Epic SoundLab Octamorph FE

Epic SoundLab has announced Octamorph FE (Forge Edition), a virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

Octamorph is an 8 layers cross-morphing instrument and sound design tool for building complex soundscapes, morphing drones, shapeshifting risers and much more.

This edition is built around a the Drones section from our acclaimed The Forge library and suits Film, TV, Games composers and Sound Designers.

Octamorph FE features

  • 8 Layers.
  • XY Radar Monitor.
  • Manual Axis Controls.
  • 2 Scripted LFOs.
  • 9 Waveforms per LFO.
  • LFO Relative position.
  • LFO Bias.
  • Scripted Riser Engine.
  • Loop/One-Shot mode.
  • LUFS Normalized Samples Doppler.
  • Resonator.
  • Equalizer.
  • IR Reverb.
  • Preset Scrambler.
  • TouchOSC and Lemur Templates.
  • Dedicated “User Init” to use your own samples.

Octamorph FE is available for purchase for an introductory 20% discount (regular $59 USD/55 EUR/£39 BGP). This edition is free for The Forge users. Requires a full version of Native Instruments Kontakt 5.1 or higher.

More information: Epic SoundLab / Octamorph FE

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Soundiron releases Subways & Streetcars sample library

Soundiron has announced the release of Subways & Streetcars, a new sound library.

Soundiron SFX - Subways & Streetcars

Subways & Streetcars is a professional sound library, featuring field recorded sound effects and natural environmental soundscapes on and around a modern major metropolitan transit line and 3 different vintage early 20th century electric passenger streetcars. This 4.38 GB library is built for sound designers and re-recording mixers, as well as musicians and composers that are looking for fresh sonic ideas and sound sources to explore and manipulate.

The sounds are standard wav files that can be used in any audio program and you’ll find clearly named files and folders to make library navigation a breeze. The Kontakt presets put all of that excellent content into an easy plug-and-play interface, whether you’re incorporating it into music or sound design.

The library is available for the introductory price of $29 USD (24-bit/48kHz version) / $19 USD (16-bit/44.1kHz version) until March 15th, 2015.

More information: Soundiron / Subways & Streetcars

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iMusicAlbum releases SoundScaper for iOS

iMusicAlbum has launched SoundScaper, an experimental sound mini lab for creating unusual soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones, glitches and noises based on circuit bending ideas.

iMusicAlbum SoundScaper

With this application you can easily experiment with creating new and unusual sounds from ordinary samples. For sound designers and those interested in creating ambient or experimental electronic music, with filtering and mixing of up to three oscillators, you can create excellent soundscapes, textures and drones for your music or for movie soundtrack or entertainment apps and games.

SoundScaper features

  • Three sample-based oscillators with circuit bending like controls.
  • Three LP, HP, BP filters and two range delay for each oscillator.
  • Spatial mixer/reverb with side and distance for each sound source.
  • Three low frequency oscillators for automation mixer and filters.
  • Possibility to randomly generating parameters for each oscillator.
  • Built-in library of natural samples grouped by categories.
  • Scenes for storing and loading all operation parameters.
  • Possibility to download additional samples in different audio formats.
  • Uploading samples thru Web access, audio clipboard, from another app and iTunes.
  • Different color schemes available for the user interface.
  • Detailed application description.
  • Supports Audiobus with “State Saving” feature.
  • Inter-App audio compatible.

The app is available for purchase for $5.99 USD.

More information: SoundScaper

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Samplephonics Lithium Beats 60% off at VST Buzz

VST Buzz has launched a sale on the Lithium Beats pack by Samplephonics, offering 60% off the drum machine instrument by EVAC for a limited time only.

Samplephonics Lithium Beats

Save a whopping 60% on this revolutionary drum machine for Kontakt 5, with over 400 custom made 24 Bit drum samples from sound designer EVAC, and over 250 versatile midi grooves.

Perfect for anyone writing Dubstep, Hip-Hop, Glitch, Underscore music, and everything in between!

Lithium Beats features

  • Kontakt 5, Battery, EXS24 and Reason NN-XT sampler instruments.
  • All open and editable WAV samples included.
  • Over 400 drum samples.
  • 140MB in size (unzipped).
  • Built in Master FX (phaser, transient, phase EQ, EQ, compressor, tape saturation).
  • 25 unique kits to choose from (Electron 01, Electron 02, FM Electro, Techno, Hip Hop, Dance, House, Dubstep 01, Dubstep 02, Dirty Hip Hop, Overblown 01, Overblown 02, Hip Pop, Tight Pop 01, Tight Pop 02, Basement 01, Basement 02, PhampleSonics, Garbled, Grain Crunch, Crumple, Spectral, Music Box, Cinematic, Industrial).
  • 270+ MIDI grooves.
  • 125 “Kit Specific Grooves”.
  • 125 “Universal Grooves”.
  • 24-bit WAVs.
  • All sounds have been custom created from scratch.
  • Perfect addition to any musician’s sample library collection.

Lithium Beats is available for purchase from VST Buzz for 25.99 EUR until February 18th, 2015 (regular 65.99 EUR).

More information: VST Buzz / Lithium Beats

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2CAudio updates Kaleidoscope to v1.0.1

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2CAudio has released version 1.0.1 of Kaleidoscope, a sound design tool and advanced creative effects plug-in for Windows and Mac.

2CAudio Kaleidoscope

It’s a trip! Kaleidoscope is the ultimate sound-design tool and creative effects toy! It is an entirely new class of visual audio effects processors and is one of the most unique generative signal processing tools to come to market in recent history.

Technically speaking, Kaleidoscope is a massively parallel bank of physically modeled resonators that can be tuned completely arbitrarily with scientific precision and dynamically modulated over time by over two million points of automation. In simplistic terms, Kaleidoscope uses pictures to control sound!

Changes in Kaleidoscope v1.0.1

  • Dramatically improved efficiency for String Resonators.
  • Additional improvements to efficiency for all other aspects of the algorithm.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented proper use with systems that had more than 16 physical cores.
  • Additional misc fixed an enhancements.

Known issues to be resolved in version 1.0.2:

  • Retina Display issues affecting some Mac Book Pro models.
  • Additional improvements to buffering scheme for some hardware devices.

Kaleidoscope for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for the introductory price of $199.95 USD until March 1st, 2015 (regular $249.95 USD). The bundle with the Architecture Volume 01 KS add-on is $249.95 USD during the introductory period (regular $324.95 USD).

More information: 2CAudio / Kaleidoscope

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