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Twisted Tools releases Metamorph sample library

Twisted Tools Metamorph

Twisted Tools has released Metamorph, a collection of electroacoustic and designed sounds for creative sound design and music production.

METAMORPH is a vast collection of electroacoustic and designed sounds, developed by Italian sound artists BJM Mario Bajardi and Komplex (Iter-Research). METAMORPH takes heavily processed violins, pianos and acoustic instruments and morphs them into impacts, sci-fi atmospheres, user interface elements and beyond.

METAMORPH features over 2.1 gigabytes of 24bit/96khz audio, embedded with Soundminer ready metadata to easily facilitate the discovery of new sounds for your next music or game production. Also included in the package are sampler presets for Ableton Live, Maschine, EXS24MKII, Kontakt, Battery and Reaktor. Reaktor owners may take advantage of the bundled MP16d sampler, which comes equipped with a custom Lemur Template by Antonio Blanca.

Metamorph features

  • 2.1GB of 24bit/96khz wavs.
  • Soundminer ready metadata.
  • Files can be used almost any software application or DAW.
  • Maschine ready metadata.
  • Reaktor MP16d Sampler.
  • Presets for Maschine, Ableton Live, EXS24MKII, Kontakt, Battery, Maschine and Reaktor.

The sample library is available to purchase for $69 USD.

More information: Twisted Tools / Metamorph

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Time+Space intros EPIC: Cinematic Drums & Sound Design by Big Fish Audio

Big Fish Audio EPIC

Time+Space has announced the release of EPIC: Cinematic Drums & Sound Design, a virtual instrument by Big Fish Audio.

Looking for a quick and easy solution for creating your next cinematic soundtrack? Created for use with Kontakt 5, EPIC is colossal in scope yet simple to use so you can get that tremendous cinematic sound in just a few clicks.

EPIC features hundreds of killer performance loops, organised into 24 different Kontakt construction kits making it fast and easy to compose Action, Suspense, or Horror cues when you’re on a tight deadline. What’s more, EPIC also includes multi-sampled versions of all of the drums used in the performance loops, so you can easily create your own fills, rhythms, and sounds, or mix and match pre-generated loops with your own custom material.

A huge variety of ethnic drums and percussion were recorded for this library including Chinese drums, taikos, African drums, frame drums, small and large gongs, cymbals, quints, a complete set of five Roto-Toms, and a massive, studio-shaking 39″ nagada drum from India. You’ll also find hundreds of high-quality cinematic sound design elements, such as thundering Hits, Impacts, Metals, Risers and Whooshes.

EPIC is available to purchase for RRP £125 GBP / 159 EUR.

More information: Time+Space / EPIC

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UVI releases Sparkverb reverb effect plugin

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UVI Sparkverb

UVI has announced Sparkverb, a reverb effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

With a cutting-edge algorithmic design, Sparkverb breaks the boundaries of contemporary reverbs giving users modern and innovative controls that dramatically enhance usability, speed and creative freedom while delivering breathtaking sound quality and remarkable CPU efficiency.

Whether you’re working with small ensembles, massive orchestras, sound design or anything in-between, Sparkverb offers a unique experience and innovative feature set that helps you work faster, smarter and more creatively than ever before.

The Sparkverb license can be freely stored on a computer (no iLok USB smart key required) or on a portable and convenient iLok USB smart key. Users can conveniently switch between these two license protection modes at any time.

Sparkverb for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX/MAS) costs $199 USD.

More information: UVI / Sparkverb

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Patchpool introduces Scattered Entity Vol. 1 for MachFive 3

Patchpool Scattery Entity Vol 1

Simon Stockhausen of Patchpool has announced Scattered Entity Vol. 1, the first in a series of libraries for MOTU’s MachFive 3.

Over time a universe of sounds for this extremely versatile electronic instrument will be created, combining the beauty and natural expression of acoustic instruments with the miracles of electronic sound design.

Scattered Entity Vol. 1 features

  • ~3 GB of original samples (wav/stereo/48 Khz/24 Bit).
  • 100+ patches/instruments combining all synthesis methods available in MachFive
    • Multisampled instruments, pure and twisted.
    • Orchestral sounds derived from orchestral recordings of my own music.
    • Evolving pads.
    • Vocal texures.
    • Experimental textures.
    • Cinematic and ominous soundscapes.
    • Complex sequencers.
    • Processed field recordings.
    • Sampled Instruments:
      • Celtic harp with 27 strings – multisampled with several velocity layers and round robin, harp glissandi, prepared harp samples.
      • Bowed strings.
      • Woodwinds.
      • Chromatic and achromatic percussion (Thai gongs, Tamtam, bowed vibraphone, Djembe and more).
      • Timpani.
  • All patches will have the 8 Macros assigned in the info tab, quite a few patches will also have custom scripting for extended sound manipulation features and a nice front end.

The sound library is scheduled for release in early November, 2013. It is available to pre-order for 52 EUR (20% off regular 65 EUR).

More information: Patchpool / Scattered Entity Vol. 1

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Sample Logic releases FUSION Multi Pack for ASSAULT

Sample Logic Fusion for Assault

Sample Logic has announced the release of the FUSION Multi Pack for its ASSAULT hybrid transitions and sound design library for Kontakt.

FUSION Multi Pack is a set of over 50 lethal multis that expand ASSAULT to the next level.

The FUSION Multi Pack has been developed and engineered to push the envelop of music and sound design and loaded with the key sounds of ASSAULT. From wobbled out arpeggiated rhythms to bone-crushing big hits and atmospheres.

The FUSION Multi pack is a great addition for film, TV, game composers, and sound designers who want an industrial strength cutting edge to their sound.

Fusion Multi Pack features

  • 50 new Multis featuring ASSAULT instruments recorded and processed at 48k/24-bit, delivered at 44.1k/24-bit.
  • Requires ASSAULT & Kontakt 5 Player 5.2 or higher (free download) or full version of Kontakt 5.2 or higher (sold separately).

The FUSION Multi Pack costs $24.99 USD. A bundle of ASSAULT and FUSION Multi Pack is MSRP $329.99 USD. Purchase on September 16th, 2013, at $249.99 USD.

More information: Sample Logic / Assault

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ADSR Sounds intros Sound Design with Zebra 2

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ADSR Sounds Sound Design with Zebra 2

ADSR Sounds has announced Sound Design with Zebra 2, an 8 hour sound design tutorial by SoundMagus.

This comprehensive, 8-hour synthesis programme will give you the expert skills, know-how, tricks and tips you need to become a sound alchemist.

Starting with the basics of subtractive synthesis, we take you through eight main sections – primarily using Zebra 2 – covering everything from sound sources and oscillators to modulation and FX modules. The tuition moves from the beginner level to some pretty advanced stuff in Zebra 2: all delivered in the relaxed, straightforward tutorial style you’ve come to expect from SoundMagus Music Production Videos.

We’ve included all the patches and presets you’ll need for the course; and all videos are supplied in high resolution mp4 format. With the majority of the videos, we also supply a PDF file with notes consolidating all the main points.

The video course is available to purchase for $75 USD.

More information: ADSR Sounds / Sound Design with Zebra 2

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Mainstage Sounds releases Impacts Vol. 1 & Vol. 2

Mainstage Impacts Vol 1
Mainstage Impacts Vol 2

Mainstage Sounds has announced the relesae of Mainstage Impacts Volume 1 and Volume 2, two sound fx sample libraries featuring high-end premium cut impacts.

Mainstage Impacts Vol. 1 is one of the most comprehensive Impact tools on the market for high-end music production. Impacts Vol. 1 comes with 500 cinematic slams, paranormal collisions, epic explosions, apocalyptic blasts, sub bombs, colossal detonations, and expressive impacts. Each sound was created with great detail so you can freely sculpt your performance from the subtle to the vibrant.

Continuing the high-end Impact series is Impacts Vol. 2, a passionate impact library that comes with 500 thunderous shocks, massive explosions, colossal collisions, apocalyptic slams, sub-rattling blasts, mammoth clashes, and dramatic impacts. Each sound has been painstakingly designed for serious producers seeking the most pristine quality in impact sound design.

The sound packs are available to purchase for $25 USD each.

More information: Mainstage Sounds

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