So, you want free bass samples? Isotonik Studios are the providers with a sampled Casio Privia PX-300 collection which are fun, crisp and capable. They've also released new Ableton racks. Good times.
We've reported on browser-based sequencers and synths before. But now, Splice have brought purpose to it by integrating a beat making sequencer with their Splice Sounds sample catalogue. Clever.
The latest 500-series modules, the 1503 DeS Dual Band De-Esser and Model 1502 TDx Transient Designer, from SPL are now shipping. Lots of good info direct from SPL below...
To fit in nicely with Snapin, Kilohearts' modular effects plugin software, they've kindly released a new reverb. And it's free! There's also lots of updates to existing snap in plugins too.
As part of their new SFX Collection 03 sample pack, Wave Alchemy are offering 130 MB of free SFX sounds available direct from their site. Full details below.
Steinberg's Cubasis for iPad, now includes MIDI over Bluetooth LE, Audio Unit support, external storing options, new instruments, 24-bit/96kHz support, 550 loops, 15 effects, unlimited tracks & more.
In collaboration with Abbey Road Studios, Waves Audio have created authentic software emulations of the world-famous and unique plate reverb units from Abbey Road. Watch and listen to it here.
Good news for music producers that haven't decided on a DAW yet, or are willing to switch: You can now get 2016 TEC Award Nominee McDSP FutzBox—plus much more—free with Propellerhead Reason.
In this fascinating video we get a sneak peek behind the scenes at In Session Audio and discover what it took to make the Fluid harmonics Kontakt instrument from start to finish.
The dates and venue for the 6th Torino Synth Meeting have been announced. It’s a unique event for synth and music making enthusiasts with cool exhibitors like Moog Music & Arturia and performances.
Percussa has integrated a cube network visualization feature into SYNTHOR, the digital modular synthesizer for the AudioCubes. This video shows the feature in action.
Now you can connect other apps and external music hardware to Launchpad for iPad. Excited? You should be… Imagine jamming with you Novation Circuit and Launchpad for iPad in sync!
Steinberg have released new Styles for Groove Agent, inspired by the distinctive rhythms of British rock music in the ’60s. Get your British beats for Groove Agent 4 & Groove Agent SE 4 here.
Marco Scherer's latest Drum Depot pack release is pretty stunning. It features 5 kits from the awesome Vermona DRM1 mkIII drum machine. Plus you can grab 50 loops for free - yes, free!
One of the announcements at NAMM 2016 that really impressed us was regarding the upcoming (free) Rob Papen PRISMA. Essentially it's a software plug-in host that stacks multiple synth plugins together.