New Drum Machine App For iPad, Vatanator

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Vatanator is a new drum machine for iPad that is designed to emulate vintage drum machines, but with modern features.

It comes with 140 built-in drum machine presets, but also offers the ability to add your own samples. It features advanced MIDI integration, MIDI learn and iOS must-haves, like AudioCopy, Audiobus, Inter-App Audio & Ableton Link.  Continue reading

AAS Releases Synbiosis Sound Bank for Chromaphone 2

aas-synbiosis-artworkIn collaboration with artist and sound designer Daniel Stawczyk a.k.a. Status, Applied Acoustics Systems has released their Synbiosis sound bank for the Chromaphone 2 synthesizer and AAS Player plug-ins.

Synbiosis is sound designer Daniel Stawczyk’s fifth volume in AAS’ Sound Bank Series and his first one for Chromaphone. This 130-preset collection includes arpeggiators, basses, bells, keys, synths, and effects.

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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).

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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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