New ‘Ableton-centric’ Soundware Company, SympleSound

Austin-based producer, sound designer and educator Francis Prève has unveiled a new ‘Ableton-­centric’ soundware company, SympleSound, at this year’s SXSW. The first products from the company are its Analog Collection – a set of extensively multisampled versions of vintage analog synths, like the Oberheim SEM and RolandSH101, along with some newer (but discontinued) models like… Read More New ‘Ableton-centric’ Soundware Company, SympleSound

Audiomodern Intros Modularps, aka ‘Twisted Modular Goodness’

Audiomodern has introduced ModulARPS – a loop-based sampler instrument for NI Kontakt, also available on WAV, AIFF & REX ModulARPS offers an array of sequence loops. divided into folders Bass, Beats, Melodies, Textures, Drones, Rhythms and all designed to fit together. It is designed to work in a range of musical and sound design scenarios. All loops have been created… Read More Audiomodern Intros Modularps, aka ‘Twisted Modular Goodness’

Free ‘Stank Pack’ For Ableton Live, Ableton Push

Canadian 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… Read More Free ‘Stank Pack’ For Ableton Live, Ableton Push

Two New Sound Discs For The Optigan, Glitchdelica & Guitarscape

Optigan.com has introduced two new sound discs for the vintage Optigan, Glitchdelica & Guitarscape. Glitchdelica is an experimental rhythmic pattern generator. Forgoing the usual drums/chords/keys convention entirely, each button and key features a different loop, drawn from Optigan.com’s Pea Hicks’ archive of oddball instruments, electronics, and other sound sources.