Optigan.com Triple Header Sound Disc Set Features Unheard Sounds

Optigan.com has announced a new sound disc for the vintage Optigan keyboard – Triple Header 2:

“By popular demand, we’ve ported three more Orchestron sounds to the Optigan, and have also dug into the Optigan master tape archives for more unreleased material recorded 40+ years ago, and only now seeing the light of day.”

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Hack Turns Korg Electribe Music Production Station Into An Electribe Sampler

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At Korg Forums and on the Korg Electribe 2 & Sampler Facebook Public Group, reader Robin Domingo, a.k.a Rowf the Beat Bender, shared his experience turning a Korg Electribe Music Station into an Electribe Sampler. Continue reading

Free Sample Library Features Percussive Camera Sounds

 has released a new free sample pack, More Cameras, featuring percussive samples taken from cameras.

The library features samples made with these cameras:

  • A Lomography La Sardina (8 Ball edition).
  • A Lomokino 35mm manual video camera.
  • A FED 3 rangefinder with an Industar N-61 L/D lens.
  • A Zorki C rangefinder with an Industar 22 lens.
  • A Holga 120TLR medium format, twin lens reflex camera.

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Output Intros New REV X-LOOPS Instrument


Output has introduced REV X-LOOPS – a brand new instrument, based on the REV Loops Engine.

Available for $99, the new product delivers 2GB of multi-layered loops. Output says that X-X-Loops ‘features a robust engine for manipulating, tweaking and discovering new sonic possibilities’.

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Sample Logic Announces Gamelan

Sample Logic today announced Gamelan, their world-instruments-meet-hybrid-sample-synthesis library. Twenty-five Balinese Gamelan instruments have been, as they describe it, “morphed and mutilated” by Sample Logic to create a collection of “cinematic quality atmospheres, inspirational melodic instruments, thundering percussive impacts and twisted loops.”

Sample_Logic_GamelanRecorded on the scoring stage at Skywalker Sound with the Gamelan Sekar Jaya (GSJ) ensemble, Gamelan features traditional and morphed Gamelan instruments.
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