Wham! Bam! Slap! Free Sample Library Features ‘Punching Percussion’

punching-percussion99Sounds 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

Ueberschall Offers Free Elastik Sample Library

Ueberschall_elastik 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.”
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Free MS-20 MKII Ableton Live Pack

korg-ms-20-mkiiCluster 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

Converse Rubber Tracks Sample Library Unleashes 11,000+ Samples

converse-rubber-tracks-sample-libraryConverse 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

Spitfire Audio’s ‘Earth Encounters’ Offers A Unique World Music Sound Library

Spitfire_Audio_Fanshawe_EarthEncountersSpitfire Audio has introduced David Fanshawe – Earth Encounters Vol 1 – a new ethnomusicological virtual instrument collection for Native Instruments’ Kontakt Player platform

Earth Encounters showcases the archive left behind by pioneering English composer, ethnomusicologist and musical explorer David Fanshawe (19 April 1942 – 5 July 2010).

Fanshawe’s explorations saw him traveling throughout Africa, the Pacific, the Middle East, and the Far East with his Nagra, Uher, and Stellavox machines. Spitfire says that the recordings were made at a unique moment in time, when the ancient world lived alongside advancing technology.

Here’s a video intro to the new sound library: Continue reading