A new sample source, 808 Kicks – The Boom Boutique, has launched and is giving away a free sample library to introduce their work.
Here’s what they have to say about the 808 Kicks:
The Boom Boutique pays tribute to the original boom box – the legendary TR-808. We offer the highest-quality drum sounds and kits, either sampled directly from the 808, refined using analog or digital effects, or inspired sound emulations with even more bang for your buck.
Alessandro Alcinesio has released Rumore Cinematic Impacts, a free collection of “cinematic impact” sound effects for use in film scoring and electronic music production. In Italian, rumore means “noise,” and Cinematic Impacts is the first in what will most likely become a Rumore series of sample libraries by Alcinesio, aka HAL9K.
The library contains 50 cinematic impacts with long release tails, ranging from classic sonic booms to eerie horror noises and weird sound effects. Continue reading
It took some balls to create Sampleism’s latest sound library.
Exercise balls, basket balls, table tennis balls, footballs and more were recorded for the library – using 3 mic positions – to create Bounce.
Here’s what Sampleism has to say about the free sound library: Continue reading
Ueberschall has released a new free loop library, Free Elastik Soundbank Summer 2014.
The package contains 678 MB of free sound material: 303 loops and samples taken from 16 different Ueberschall libraries: Continue reading
Crypto Cipher Audio Lab has released a free sample library for Kontakt, featuring Indian instruments. Continue reading
99Sounds has released The Weird Side Samples – a free glitch sound effects library.
The Weird Side Samples is a free collection of glitch samples, weird sound effects and abstract sonic textures produced by Johan Ekelove aka Introspectral.
The author describes this sound collection as “a sonic exploration through hidden worlds afloat on a metaphysical plane”.
For a preview of what “hidden worlds afloat on a metaphysical plane” sound like, see the audio demo below: Continue reading
New sample pack provider Nordfreqs.com has just gone online and is offering two free sample library downloads and an introductory discount:
- Drums of Asgard contains 40 free drums and percussion samples from their commercial pack, covering kicks to snares, percussion and fx.
- Chords from the fjords contains 20 free chords samples from their commercial pack. Analog chords coupled with premium outboard.
Expressive Tron is a free sample library for Kontact that features ‘enhanced’ Mellotron M400 samples. Continue reading