Free Ableton Live Pack Inspired By Iconic Prince Drum Sounds

symplesound-purple-drumsSymplesound has released PurpleDrums – a free sample library, inspired by iconic Prince drum sounds.

Symplesound’s Francis Preve has developed a free educational Ableton Live 9.5 project, based on a re-creation of his production process. The project includes a drum rack based on sounds samples both the Linn LM-1 and LinnDrum, processed in Prince’s unique style – and 10 royalty-free MIDI loops, inspired by Prince’s approach to groove programming.

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Free Sample Library Features Classic 808 Sounds With Vintage 12-Bit Crunch

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Portland downtempo electronica duo Soquelle has shared a free sample kit, based on a Roland TR-808 drum machine sampled with a vintage E-Mu SP-1200 sampler.
What makes this Roland TR-808 sample kit unique?
The samples were captured first through an E-mu SP-1200. They were then recorded through an Api Channel Strip into an Antelope Orion AD/DA. No effects, eq or processing was applied to the samples other than the natural sound of the TR-808, SP-1200 and Api preamps.
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Free Vinyl Samples Ableton Live Drum Rack From ModeAudio

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ModeAudio is giving away a free drum rack of 32 samples created exclusively from the vinyl crackle, hiss and needle drops of their vintage Technics turntable.

The sounds can be used royalty-free in your productions.

The rack features kicks, snares, claps, hi hats and percussion, all drenched in the warm crunch of record static and crackle. The samples are pre-loaded, mixed, panned and choke-assigned for instant use, Continue reading

Free ‘Stank Pack’ For Ableton Live, Ableton Push

BeatDrop_Stank-Pack_For_Ableton_LiveCanadian Ableton-Certified Training Center, Beat Drop, has recently released a free “Stank Pack.”

The sample pack draws on a collection of classic and modern gear, with drum sounds sampled from the Oberheim DX and Roland TR-8. Bass lines were crafted with Oberheim’s OB-8 and Novation’s Bass Station II. Leads were made with the Novation Bass Station II. Pads were created with the Oberheim OB-8. Effects were made with the OB-8 or the Bass Station II. The samples’ signal path was a Focusrite 2i4 interface fed directly into Ableton Live.

Each pad contains a Simpler that provides the ability to shape envelopes, control LFOs, control filters and alter playback mode. Two return tracks were made within the Drum Rack to add space with reverb and delay.
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Free Yamaha DX-7 Sound Library

dx-7-sample-libraryYamaha Synthesizers Europe has released DX-7 Blaze – a sound library based on the Yamaha DX-7 – as a free download.

Here’s what they have to say about the free sound library:

Depeche Mode, Underworld, Brian Eno, Phil Collins, Front 242, Queen, Beastie Boys, Herbie Hancock & many more adored their DX7 keyboards.

And now it’s up to you! Get your own DX7 pianos, bells & basses for free and ready to play with the included Beat workstation Zampler//RX or other SFZ-compatible samplers.

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