Wave Alchemy Releases Spectrum for Kontakt 5

Wave Alchemy recently announced the release of Spectrum, a virtual synthesizer for Native Instruments’ Kontakt 5. Wave Alchemy developers’ goal with Spectrum was to bring together “the iconic sounds of the most sought-after analog and digital synths in existence,” giving users the flexibility to layer, blend and transform patches, tones and timbres into evolving sounds,… Read More Wave Alchemy Releases Spectrum for Kontakt 5

Wave Alchemy Spotlights ‘Vintage’ Digital Drum Sounds With ‘Slim’ Version of Upcoming Digital Revolution

Wave Alchemy recently announced the release of a free, ‘slimmed down’ version of their forthcoming Digital Revolution instrument for Native Instruments’ Kontakt. Powered by ‘Revolution Engine’ technology, the newly-relased Digital Revolution SE demo and forthcoming Digital Revolution virtual instrument spotlight vintage digital drum sounds from the 1980’s: “We have faithfully captured the unique sound of… Read More Wave Alchemy Spotlights ‘Vintage’ Digital Drum Sounds With ‘Slim’ Version of Upcoming Digital Revolution

Wave Alchemy’s Transistor Revolution MKII Channels TR-808 and TR-909

Wave Alchemy has announced the release of Transistor Revolution MKII, their re-creation, for Native Instruments’ Kontakt 5 Player, of the iconic TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines. TR MKII has been “fully redesigned and re-scripted from the ground up.” Designers have tweaked the workflow and added a new, more intuitive graphical interface, a ‘TR style’ 16-track… Read More Wave Alchemy’s Transistor Revolution MKII Channels TR-808 and TR-909

NI’s Kinetic Metal Puts Cauldrons, Typewriters, Swords In Motion

Native Instruments this week introduced Kinetic Metal, a new instrument to help producers and sound designers create “ethereal sound beds, shifting textures, and delicate, tonal percussion.” Comprised of over 200 multi-layered patches running in NI Kontakt 5*, Kinetic Metal combines sampled “unconventional” metal objects with artificial waveforms. The result is a broad range of atmospheric… Read More NI’s Kinetic Metal Puts Cauldrons, Typewriters, Swords In Motion

RealiBanjo, Because Everyone Needs A Little “Yee-Haw” Sometimes

Realitone has released Realibanjo, a banjo sample library for Kontakt. Realibanjo features a Pattern Player, as well as animated graphics, something you don’t see very often (maybe never?) in a sample library. “The first thing everyone asks us about are the graphics,” note Realitone’s Mike Greene.  “We designed the GUI with a static cartoon banjo player… Read More RealiBanjo, Because Everyone Needs A Little “Yee-Haw” Sometimes

Free Analogue Synthesizer Sample Collection

Reader Tomislav Zlatic (Bedroom Producers Blog) sent word of a free analog synthesizer sample collection, BPB’s Mini Analogue Collection. Mini Analogue Collection is a free library of analogue synthesizer samples in Kontakt 5 and SFZ Format. The samples were recorded from five different analogue synthesizers, including one quite rare Soviet drum synthesizer: Korg Delta Korg Poly-61m Korg Poly-800… Read More Free Analogue Synthesizer Sample Collection