Native Instruments introduces TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2 control mixer + audio interface

Native Instruments has announced TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2, the world’s first 2+2 control mixer combining the industry’s leading DJ controller design with a high-quality soundcard and a host of new features, all housed inside an aircraft-grade … read more

Zenhiser intros Vinyl House Drum Samples

Zenhiser has announced the release of its Vinyl House Drum Samples library, a collection of over 700 drum hits. Here at Zenhiser we are going full hog with the classic retro sound, it’s where dance … read more

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JungleJungle: 1989 – 1999 samplepack by Blu Mar Ten—Sounds of early drum & bass

Blu Mar Ten has released the JungleJungle: 1989 – 1999 sample pack, exploring some of the sounds use in early drum & bass productions. This pack is made up of samples taken from tracks in … read more

Kickstart Peter Adany’s Helix DJ Precision Turntable for iPad

Peter Adany has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Helix, an exacting turntable for DJs, producers & record fans, with unprecedented features & graphics. Helix Beatmix demonstration. So you are not into DJing, but you still … read more

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ToneBytes launches Noise Bundle – 3 plugins at 25% discount

ToneBytes has announced the release of its Noise Bundle, a collection of three plug-ins at 25% off. From 15 Aug 2012 to 15 Sep 2012 get all the noise plugins for only $45 in one … read more

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Producers Choice releases HD SSL Vinyl drum kit sample pack

The Producers Choice has released the HD SSL Vinyl, a collection of drums processed with the legendary SSL 4000G analog console. Ever wondered why songs on the radio sound so warm and full? Most engineers … read more

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Samplephonics releases free Tortured Vinyl sample pack

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AfroDJMac releases Tape Hiss Vinyl Crackle free Ableton Rack

AfroDJMac has released a new free library for Ableton Live: Tape Hiss Vinyl Crackle. Last week I received an email from Oliver Chesler, aka The Horrorist, who writes an extraordinarily useful and informative blog called … read more

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Review: No Dough NDS-4 Underground House

No Dough’s fourth release in the NDS sample pack series is titled Underground House. Simply put, this is the heart and soul of the underground house scene in a massive collection of over 7000 professionally … read more

Review: Goldbaby’s Urban Cookbook Vol. 1

When you need some solid electronic drum sounds, Goldbaby’s sample packs are always a good place to turn to. With Goldbaby’s Urban Cookbook Vol. 1, Hugo once again provides quality sounds to help you cook … read more

The Producers Choice releases Boom Bap Phonetics drum kit

The Producers Choice has released the Boom Bap Phonetics, a drum sample pack inspired by the sounds of J Dilla and Kev Brown. Our sound designers painstakingly mimicked the EXACT drum sounds used by J … read more

AfroDJMac releases Vinyl Crackler free Ableton Live Pack

AfroDJMac has released Vinyl Crackler, the 56th download in a series of free Ableton Live packs. Make your samples sound as if they were recorded off a vinyl record with Vinyl Crackler. I made this … read more

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ToneBytes releases Vinyl effect plugin

ToneBytes has announced Vinyl, a free effect plug-in that emulates the sounds of old vinyl players. Vinyl recreates the dust noise and frequency response of old recordings. You can adjust intensity, color and amount of … read more

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Mecha Audio releases Dirty Bits effect plug-in

Mecha Audio has announced Dirty Bits, a multi-fx effect plug-in for Windows. Introducing Dirty Bits, three audio damage effects in one. A Distortion Compressor, Vintage Bit Crusher and a Vinyl Damage Effect. Each device can … read more

Goldbaby Productions releases Urban Cookbook Vol. 1

Goldbaby Productions has announced its Urban Cookbook Vol. 1 sample library. Want to cook up some delicious beats… well then you probably need my cookbook. The ingredients are full of saturated fat, MSG, a heap … read more

SampleScience updates Original Breakbeat Pack Vol.1 free sample pack

SampleScience has updated the Original Breakbeat Pack Vol.1 sample pack, including new sounds and formats. Original Breakbeat Pack Vol.1 was originaly released in october 2008 to promote my first album called PlastikDisc. The pack has … read more

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Native Instruments announces TRAKTOR REMIXED – free updates, all-new pricing, and more

Native Instruments has announced TRAKTOR REMIXED, a comprehensive revision of the TRAKTOR range to coincide with the imminent arrival of TRAKTOR PRO 2.5. Due for release on May 30th – the same day as the … read more

Hal Leonard publishes Spin Now! – The DJ Starter Handbook

Hal Leonard Books has published Spin Now!, a book by DJ Shortee. This DJ handbook puts you on the fast track to DJing, whether you want to be a digital DJ or vinyl junkie. In … read more

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Loopmasters releases Hip Hop Instrumentals by Chemo

Loopmasters has released Hip Hop Instrumentals, a laid back selection of replica vintage Breaks, Beats, Basses and lush Musical Elements from the studio of London’s Chemo. Chemo began as a Producer and DJ for south … read more

SampleScience releases Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol. 1

SampleScience has announced the release of Dusty Eclectic Goldmine Vol. 1, its first commercial sample library. Dusty Eclectic Goldmine is a collection of sounds consisting mainly of breakbeat loops. The focus is on dirty, lofi … read more