Free Vinyl Samples Ableton Live Drum Rack From ModeAudio

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ModeAudio is giving away a free drum rack of 32 samples created exclusively from the vinyl crackle, hiss and needle drops of their vintage Technics turntable.

The sounds can be used royalty-free in your productions.

The rack features kicks, snares, claps, hi hats and percussion, all drenched in the warm crunch of record static and crackle. The samples are pre-loaded, mixed, panned and choke-assigned for instant use, Continue reading

Terminator OST Getting Deluxe Vinyl Reissue

Terminator-OST-vinylMilan Records has announced a deluxe vinyl reissue of the iconic synth soundtrack to 1984’s The Terminator.

The reissue of the score is supervised and mixed by composer Brad Fiedel himself.

“I am very happy that I had the opportunity to be involved in this release of The Terminator score,” says Fiedel. “It’s exciting to finally put out a version of the soundtrack that is in sync with my original vision of how the score should sound.” Continue reading

Soundtrack To Jodorowsky’s Dune Now Available To Order

jodorowsky-dune-soundtrackThe soundtrack to Jodorowsky’s Dune – a documentary about the greatest film that never got made – is now available to order.

Jodorowsky’s Dune tells the tale of cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s unsuccessful attempt to adapt Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel, Dune, to the big screen.

Jodorowsky’s version of Dune was to feature Salvador Dalí, Orson Welles, and Mick Jagger in starring roles and music by psychedelic prog-rockers Pink Floyd.

For the documentary, composer Kurt Stenzel created a retro-futuristic soundtrack: Continue reading

Panasonic Announces Plans To Bring Back Technics Turntable, Leaves Off Tone Arm & Needle

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In the years since Panasonic killed off the Technics SL-1200 turntable – and the Technics brand – demand for vinyl has grown. And along with that growth in interest in vinyl has come demands for a successor to the Technics’ classic.

Now Panasonic has announced that it is reviving Technics turntables, and at its IFA press conference, it displayed a prototype turntable, shown above. Inexplicably, the prototype doesn’t have a tone arm or needle. Continue reading