Homegrown Sounds has announced Infekted Synths for Sampletank, a sample library for the Sampletank instrument by IK Multimedia.
A collection of Multi-sampled Instruments designed on a Virus TI now released for Sampletank.
These are a high quality selection of musically useful sounds which make the most of Sampletank via a series of 44 child presets for each instrument. These child presets are like categories which transform each instrument adding a ton of flexibility to the collection.
Note: If you use Kontakt this sample collection is available as part of Kosmos Infekted
The sample library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $20 USD (regular $35 USD).
More information: Homegrown Sounds / Infekted Synths Sampletank
Xenos Soundworks has introduced Selective Reality, a soundset for the Virus TI synthesizer from Access Music.
‘Selective Reality’ contains 128 patches by sound designer Allen Summerlot, covering a wide range of musical styles from house to industrial to progressive rock. The soundset ships to you in .mid format.
Selective Reality features
- 128 patches by Allen Sommerlot (aka blortblort & Madder Than You).
- Special care was taken in developing these patches so that you have as much modulation and expression as possible in each one.
- All three of the TI’s physical performance knobs, PB and Mod wheel have been routed for all patches. Most patches also have AT modulation components and velocity driven modulation. Some even have other unusual modulation (arp swing factor mapped to key tracking for instance).
- These sounds were designed to be played!
The soundset costs $19.95 USD.
More information: Xenos Soundworks / Selective Reality
Samplephonics has launched Dubstep Sample Toolkit, a sound library for dubstep music production.
Introducing the first in of our new toolkit sample library series, ‘Dubstep Sample Toolkit’ contains a essential collection of loops, samples and sampler instrument presets, including modulating bass and lead sounds recorded straight from an Access Virus synth, beefed up one shot drum hits, MIDI file beats and corresponding wav loops, plus a collection of transitional and impact effects.
The sample pack has been designed to work as a fully functional toolkit, with everything you need to create dubstep and bass music. All hardware presets have been multisampled for ultra realistism and variety between notes, and all one shot drum kits have been arranged for easy sample playback through your favourite MIDI controller.
Dubstep Sample Toolkit features
- 1.44GB content.
- 2,436 one shot samples, MIDI files, sampler instruments and drum loops.
- Sampler Isntruments for EXS24, Reason NN-XT, Ableton Sampler and Kontakt.
The toolkit is available to purchase for £25 GBP.
More information: Samplephonics / Dubstep Sample Toolkit
Humanoid Sound Systems has announced the release of Astral Voyage, a new sound bank for the Virus TI synthesizer by Access Music.
Astral Voyage contains 100 high quality ambient style patches by sound designer Efrain Becerra, which are perfect for space music and new age compositions, as well as excellent material for film and videogame soundtracks.
Your Access Virus will experience a new direction in sound with Astral Voyage. The soundset ships to you in .mid format.
The soundset costs $19.95 USD.
Humanoid Sound Systems has also announced that the upcoming Enzyme synthesizer instrument will be released this September.
More information: Humanoid Sound Systems
Plughugger has announced the release of UltraVirus, a sound expansion of 150 new sounds for the Spectrasonics Omnisphere aimed for modern dance music.
In the second installation of the Sound Expansion series for Omnisphere, Plughugger turn their focus to the mighty german synthesizer the Virus.
The Virus is quite possibly the most successful synthesizer in modern time. It was first released in 1997 and although there have been hardware updates since, they all build upon the same black-red synthesizer in 1997.
With Omnisphere you get a nice selection of 29 waveforms sampled from the Virus Indigo. The Indigo is the compact keyboard version of the of the Virus B, which many people regard as the best sounding Virus ever.
Thanks to the excellent sound design tools in Omnisphere Plughugger turned the waveforms of the Virus into something new entirely, and the final result was 100 new arpeggios, basses, plucks and pads designed to inspire modern dance music production.
As a bonus, there are 50 additional presets based on the excellent virtual analog oscillators in Omnisphere.
The sound library costs 9.90 EUR.
More information: Plughugger / UltraVirus
P5Audio has announced Techno Deep House, a soundset for the Virus TI2 synthesizer by Access Music.
Time to fall in love all over again with your Virus TI 2 synth, with 128 brand new custom designed patches. With a heavy emphasis on bass and lead sounds, these sounds cater to the Techno Deep House, Tech House, as well as Dubstep and Big Room producers.
Techno Deep House features
- 128 custom Techno Deep House, Tech House, Dubstep and Big Room style patches.
- Emphasis on lead and bass sounds.
- Provided in .MID file format, for quick and easy loading.
- Inspired by DJs Omid 16B, Christian Smith, Rob Acid and more.
The sample pack costs $11.99 USD.
More information: P5Audio / Techno Deep House for Virus TI2
Homegrown Sounds has announced the release of two soundsets for the Virus TI synthesizer from Access Music.
Astronomy for the Virus TI
This is a free collection of 64 Presets for the Virus TI (OS5). They are all ARP based patches covering a full range of styles from grinding Bass riffs to ethereal sequences using the full potential of the Virus TI. Each preset makes use of the 3 Assignable Knobs for transforming the patches in real-time as well as channel pressure(Aftertouch) and Mod Wheel. Knob 2 is always assigned to the Delay Amount.
Starburst for the Virus TI
Starbust TI is a new collection of hand crafted Pads/Textures for the Virus TI running OS5. If you think Eno, Budd, Japan, Sylvian, Boards of Canada that would plant you in the right musical hemisphere for where these sounds belong. They are full of motion and harmonic content. Whilst holding notes will deliver great pleasure from the landscape that unfolds, most are also designed to be used in a general musical context so that they are not limited to specialist genres.
Starburst costs $29.99 USD. It is currently available to purchase for $14.98 USD as part of the 50% off Holiday Sale. There is also a Lite Version available for free which includes 10 Presets from the collection.
More information: Homegrown Sounds