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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Output Releases Free “Lite” Signal Pulse Engine

Output_Signal_FreeOutput Sounds has released a free version of their pulse engine, Signal, called, not surprisingly, Signal Free.

Working from the premise that “nearly all music is centered on a pulse,” Output, who also created the REV software instrument, gathered a team of 70 designers and developers to build an instrument “that pushes beyond conventional limits of synths and samples” in the creation of the original Signal product.

The Signal Free release is a “lite” version of the complete Signal, featuring all the same functionality with a few exceptions: 2GB of content (vs 40 GB in the full version) and 25 presets (vs >500 in the full Output Signal version).
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Sector Updated With MIDI Control & More


Developer Jonatan Liljedahl has updated Sector – a beat-sequencing app for iOS – to version 1.1.

Here’s what’s new in Sector v1.1:

  • MIDI Control to trigger sectors or switch between memory slots
  • MIDI Clock Slave mode
  • Listen to MIDI Machine Control start/stop messages
  • New special silent WRP shape to mute sectors or add rests
  • Design tweaks for WRP page
  • IAA app switcher on iOS8
  • New Sync Settings menu page with Follow IAA Host settings
  • Allow turning off IAA clock sync for broken hosts
  • Include WRP reverse toggle in randomization
  • Bugfixes and tweaks

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