Snow Audio Intros GLITCHD Circuit Bent Sample Pack

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Snow Audio has introduced GLITCHD – an audio sample pack sourced from a classic 80’s circuit bent Speak & Read.

The raw recorded glitched audio was processed through multiple rounds of sound design to create a collection of textured drums, ethereal soundscapes, robotic language and more.

Included in the download are:

  • Loops & Phrases
  • Drums & Percussion
  • Drones & Chaos
  • Distortions & Scratches
  • Circuit bent recordings
  • And plenty of glitches, bleeps/bloops, etc.

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Retronyms Intros iMPC Pro Packs

Retronyms has introduced iMPC Pro Packs – a new sample library format, tailored to iMPC Pro for iPad.

Here’s what they have to say about the iMPC Pro Packs:

The New AraabMuzik Sound Pack marks the debut of iMPC Pro Packs — these packs work as normal, but have enhanced integration with iMPC Pro.

As usual, iMPC Pro Packs can be used in hundreds of compatible apps, can be pasted in Garageband, and exported to use in desktop apps.

The real magic is when an iMPC Pro Pack is pasted into iMPC Pro using the “Paste All Feature”: the packs are laid out automatically as Programs in iMPC Pro complete with all parameters and designed to take advantaged of iMPC Pro’s features.

The initial AraabMuzik Pro Pack is available for US $7.99.

Optigan.com Triple Header Sound Disc Set Features Unheard Sounds

Optigan.com has announced a new sound disc for the vintage Optigan keyboard – Triple Header 2:

“By popular demand, we’ve ported three more Orchestron sounds to the Optigan, and have also dug into the Optigan master tape archives for more unreleased material recorded 40+ years ago, and only now seeing the light of day.”

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Free Yamaha DX-7 Sound Library

dx-7-sample-libraryYamaha Synthesizers Europe has released DX-7 Blaze – a sound library based on the Yamaha DX-7 – as a free download.

Here’s what they have to say about the free sound library:

Depeche Mode, Underworld, Brian Eno, Phil Collins, Front 242, Queen, Beastie Boys, Herbie Hancock & many more adored their DX7 keyboards.

And now it’s up to you! Get your own DX7 pianos, bells & basses for free and ready to play with the included Beat workstation Zampler//RX or other SFZ-compatible samplers.

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Voice Of Rapture: The Alto Puts An Opera Singer In Your DAW

Kindra_Scharich_as_DidoSoundiron has released Voice of Rapture: The Alto, a new sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt, based on the voice of Kindra Scharich, right.

Voice of Rapture: The Alto is a solo operatic mezzo-soprano vocal library that captures the voice of Scharich, with a wide variety of playable chromatic articulations and melodic elements.

The Alto includes a wide variety of playable chromatic articulations, true legato and emotionally charged melodic elements (Vowel, Latin, French, Hum and Whistle) with tempo-synch, key transposing and phrase building. Continue reading