The developers at Output recently set out to produce an Electro-Cinematic track using various elements of REV, while using all 4 of the its engines.
Gregg, one of the developers at Output, described the process: “[W]e recently made a video on how to make tracks like M83, Clint Mansell, Trent Reznor, etc., where we show the final sound and then the elements that we used to make it. It’s of course filled with REV, but it still shows how we did it and many of the principals work regardless of software.” Continue reading
Juno VHS has a new sample pack out, called Resin:
“Resin is a collection of 59 cutting, hollow, and razor-sharp percussive samples. Painstakingly created using advanced and proprietary sound design techniques. The essence of every sound comes from complex analog synth programming, treated with the highest caliber of modern analog effects.”
System requirements. Resin comes in Kontakt Instrument format, and includes the raw Wav audio samples neatly organized. Users must have the full retail version of Kontakt 4.2.4 or later in order to use the NKI instrument preset.
Pricing and availability. Resin is available for download via Sellfy for $9.95.
Crypto Cipher Audio Lab has released a free sample library for Kontakt, featuring Indian instruments. Continue reading
Expressive Tron is a free sample library for Kontact that features ‘enhanced’ Mellotron M400 samples. Continue reading
Aria Sounds recently released Catalyst, their “high end cinematic percussion” sample library. The library features drums and percussion instruments with four blend-able microphone positions (close, overhead, mid, far) for greater control over the sound, as well as up to five round robins per note, and multi dynamic layers.
Each drum in the Catalyst sample library was recorded with different types and sizes of sticks/mallets; and when combined with the multiple microphone positions, there are a wide variety of different sounds that can be gotten from each instrument.
Sonokinetic has introduced Grosso – a new ‘grand orchestral sample library’ for Mac & Windows.
Here’s what they have to say about Grosso: Continue reading
Audiomodern has released Node – a free download for NI Kontakt.
Here’s what they have to say about Node:
NODE for NI KONTAKT is a Low End sytnh patch, from a custom analog synthesizer with a unique Sub bass sound.
Featrures Mono mode , Portamento with time parameter & Unisono with Detune parameter.
Kontakt Version 5.2.16 is required. An valid email address is required for the download.
AudioThing has released Tank Drum for Kontakt 5, a new virtual instrument based on samples from a steel tongue drum.
Also called hang drums, these instruments are usually made out of propane tanks with tongues of different sizes and tuned in different scales.
The instrument sampled features 8 tongues and is tuned in E minor pentatonic. It was played both with hands and rubber mallets, along with some sound effects with hands and brushes. The sound has a long release and is rich in harmonics.
Here are official audio demos: Continue reading