Sample Logic Intros Morphestra 2 Virtual Instrument

morphestraSample Logic has released Morphestra 2, a virtual instrument that they describe as a ‘morphed cinematic orchestra’.

Morphestra 2 weighs in at over 25 GBs and offers 5,000+ morphed cinematic instruments & multis, derived entirely from true orchestral recordings.

Morphestra is powered by Native Instruments’ Kontakt 5 platform (full version or Kontakt Player).

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

Auddict Debuts Eight-Player French Horn Ensemble, Octohorn

Auddict_OctohornAuddict has introduced Octohorn, an eight-player French Horn ensemble, offering seven mic positions to offer precise control over the ensemble sound.

The seven mic positions are designed to cover the whole sound-scape, and chord and octave sampling minimize “sample layering” in tracks.

The multiple mic positions let you mix between the perspectives; Decca tree sides and mid, flanks, room, woodwind spots, close ribbons and close LDCs, with the flexibility aimed at replicating a real scoring session.

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Arturia iSpark A Powerful iPad Drum Machine, Compatible With Spark 2

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Arturia has released iSpark for iPad – an iPad version of its Spark virtual drum machine.

iSpark is designed to let you play drum patterns in-real time and to tweak your sound on-the-fly. It also integrates a powerful and flexible 64-step sequencer.

iSpark combines Arturia’s TAE technology with with a modular engine and multi-layered samples – so it can do drum and percussion sounds – but also sonic effects and virtual analog synth sounds.

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Korg Gadget 2.0 Now Universal

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Korg has updated Gadget for iOS to version 2.0, making it Universal (iPhone, iPad & iPad Pro), adding support for iCloud synchronization between your devices; adding insert effects; support for Korg’s wireless controllers and more.

KORG Gadget offers a collection of more than 20 different synthesizers and drum machine virtual instruments called “Gadgets “.  Continue reading