Optigan.com has introduced a new Optigan sound disc, Darksophone. Darksophone features the work of indie rock veteran Pall Jenkins (The Black Heart Procession, Three Mile Pilot). It includes the sound of musical saw, Marxophone, skeletal guitar and heavy drums. For those unfamiliar with the Marxophone, it’s a zither-like instrument that is played with a series of keys, which… Read More New Optigan Sound Disc, ‘Darksophone’
Applied Acoustics Systems has released the Multiverse sound bank for the Chromaphone 2 synthesizer and AAS Player plug-ins, in collaboration with musician and sound designer Thiago Pinheiro. Multiverse is Pinheiro’s first contribution to the AAS Sound Bank Series. The 100-preset collection consists of “otherworldly textures, unusual melodic and percussive elements” as well as a range… Read More AAS Debuts ‘Otherworldly’ Multiverse Sound Pack for Chromaphone
Sound library company Pro Sound Effects has released its latest library, Submerged. Submerged is a boutique collection of underwater sounds, featuring 230 sound effects recorded using a hydrophone (underwater microphone), which enables sound professionals to harness “the unique sonic properties of water” in any audio project.
Steinberg has announced a new version of its VST sampler, HALion 6, alongside the HALion Sonic 3 workstation and Absolute 3 collection.… Read More Steinberg Announces HALion 6, HALion Sonic 3 & Absolute 3
Today Native Instruments introduced a new Maschine expansion, Prismatic Bliss, which features textured sounds and atmospheres reminiscent of early electronica. Incorporating field recordings, drones and layered sounds, Prismatic Bliss also contains exclusive Prism and Massive presets for more melodic elements. This expansion is suited for producers working in what Native Instruments describes as “abstract and… Read More Native Instruments Releases Ambient, Experimental Prismatic Bliss Expansion for Maschine
ROLI has introduced 9 new sound packs for its Blocks controllers and Noise iOS app.… Read More ROLI Intros Kung-Fu Inspired RZA Sound Pack & More
Intrepita (aka Paul Stillwell) has released a modular sample library, R02, for Ableton Live, Kontakt and other sample players.… Read More New Modular Sample Library
Sound designer Matt McCorkle has luanched a new audio series, Audio From Space, which transforms everyday sounds into sonic experiences.… Read More Free Sample Series – Audio From Space