Moog Music today introduced the Minimoog Model D Expansion Pack for Animoog, their software synthesizer for iOS.
“Taking timbres from a Minimoog and placing them in Animoog creates very distinctive sounds that are advanced and invigorating,” said Moog Chief Engineer Cyril Lance. “This isn’t an emulation of a Minimoog. It is actually a new way to experience it.”
The expansion pack includes 69 Timbres extracted from a vintage Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer, and 213 presets designed for Animoog’s Anisotropic Synthesis Engine. Continue reading
AudioThing has released Halloween Pumpkins for Native Instrument Kontakt.
Halloween Pumpkins features samples and unusual sound design experiments with traditional Halloween pumpkins.
The sound library features spooky bowed textures, creepy hits, plucked rubber bands, a fake transistor organ and, of course, an experimental impulse response of the inside of a large pumpkin.
- 12 Kontakt Instruments (.nki).
- 5 Kontakt Multis (.nkm).
- Up to 6 Round Robin samples.
- 1 Custom Pumpkin IR.
- 76 Samples (44.1kHz / 24-bit).
- Size: 76 MB.
- Formats: Kontakt and WAV .
- Sample sets including: bowed textures, hits, plucked rubber bands, fake transistor organ.
- Native Instruments Kontakt 4.2.4 or 5 full version required
Alba Ecstasy has released a new preset library for Waldorf Nave synthesizer, Intense.
The library offers 48 new and original presets for Waldorf Nave iPad synthesizer. The patches are delivered via e-mail.
Here’s an audio preview of the Intense patch library: Continue reading
Steinberg has released Granular Symphonies, an expansion pack for Padshop/Padshop Pro, created by the acclaimed composer and sound designer Simon Stockhausen.
Here’s what they have to say about it:
With beautifully intricate textures, pads and leads, Granular Symphonies spans 2 GB of exquisite content, featuring instrumental and vocal samples recorded and edited by the man himself plus 260 supplementary presets.
Simon Stockhausen said he hopes that “this library will inspire many composers around the world and expand their sonic palette to paint beautiful, haunting, wondrous and enchanting musical pictures.”
Optigan.com has announced a new Vako Orchestron disc, Brass Ensemble: Continue reading
Today at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show, Korg announced the release of a free bonus sound library for the KROME Music Workstation which focuses on some of the most recognizable sounds from the iconic M1, Korg’s original Music Workstation.
The M1 for Krome collection offers 100 Programs and 100 Combinations, which were “intricately” ported for use in KROME. The download also includes a collection of 10 demo sequences featuring the M1 sounds. Many are demonstrated in the video, above.
Originally launched in 1988, the Korg M1 was the first of what would become a new genre of instrument, the Music Workstation. The M1 featured PCM-based sounds, multi-effects, and an eight-track on board sequencer. This workstation became one of the top-selling keyboards of its time. Continue reading