99Sounds has released Punching Percussion – a free collection of punches, impacts and fight sound effects.
The sound library was created bysound designer and cinematic composer Joshua Crispin, aka Generdyn.
The samples can work great as fighting sound effects for movies or video and audio production, as well as straight-up percussive hits and impact sounds for music production purposes.
Here is the official audio demo: Continue reading
Sample library-maker Ueberschall is offering a free soundbank for use with their Elastik sample player.
Ueberschall’s Elastik sample-player (also a free download) is a toolkit for music producers who work with audio loops.
The free Ueberschall soundbank works for Ueberschall’s sample player Elastik. It contains parts of Construction Kits from 16 different Ueberschall sample libraries (which range in price from 29 Euro – 99 Euro). Those full Construction Kits feature additional variations “to gain more flexibility.”
Cluster Sound has released a free Ableton Live Pack based on the vintage Korg MS-20 MKII.
MS-20 is a free multi-sample Live Pack reproducing the sound of the vintage Korg MS-20 MKII, the second generation of the super-star analog synthesizer released in 1978. Continue reading
Reader Simeon Smith has shared a free sample pack that features the sounds of vintage cameras.
Here’s what he has to say about the free sample library: Continue reading
Converse has launched its free online collection of high-quality audio samples, the Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library, with over 11,000 free & royalty-free audio samples.
The library is massive, featuring over 10 days of one-shots, stems, and loops recorded at Converse’s Rubber Tracks Studio.
The library includes samples from Vernon Reid, James Poyser, Adam Blackstone, Daru Jones, Matrixxman, and other artists. Continue reading
AfroDJMac sends his holiday wishes – and has a special Christmas-themed free download for Ableton Live for you:
The Christmas Bells Instrument is the 114th Free Ableton Live Pack I’ve released. It is made up of samples of church bells, as well as a Yamaha DX7 bells preset.
You can mix between the two layers of sound and sculpt them with effects and filters to fit your Holiday Music Making Needs.
Here’s the official demo video: Continue reading
Sample developer Goldbaby has released a free sample library that features sounds of the Korg Volca Beats, sampled and mangled by an MPC60 sampler. Continue reading
In this series of videos from Wave Alchemy, sound designer Matt Urmenyi offers tips and advice on how to synthesize drum sounds with an analog synthesizer. using a Korg MS-20 Mini.
In the 5-part series, Urmenyi demonstrates how to use the MS-20 Mini to create kick drum, snare drum, cymbal, tom and conga sounds.
To accompany this video series, Wave Alchemy has released a free sample library of analog drum sounds, synthesized using the Korg MS-20 Mini. MS-20 Mini Drums offers 483 drum samples and can be downloaded for free. Continue reading