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Articles Tagged Samples

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/25/15 09:45 AM,
    Big Fish Audio and SonicSmiths present The Foundry, sound design creation tool based in Native Instrument’s Kontakt engine that draws from over 18,000 samples and offers trillions of ways to manipulate and combine sounds. Never settle for presets again; The Foundry creates original patches using the AARE algorithm. The Adjective Assignable Randomizer Engine creates a new patch for you based on simple adjectives. For example, if you want a Dark, Pulsing, Mysterious sound, select these adjectives, press a randomizing button,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, August 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/17/15 07:41 AM,
    Cakewalk now offers a free demo of Rapture Pro—Cakewalk’s latest virtual instrument for Mac and Windows.  Available for download from the Cakewalk website, the demo version incorporates all available features along with a select library of sounds from the paid version’s 10GB of content (Demo limitations include random silences, along with an initial display indicating Rapture is in demo mode).  Rapture Pro not only bridges the gap between live performance spontaneity and impressive studio sounds, but spans the range from… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/11/15 12:11 PM,
    Sample Tools by Cr2 has just released the new Deep House Megapack as well as the new Festival Anthems Sample Pack. The new Deep House Megapack contains 4.13 GB of content spread across high-quality audio, MIDI, presets, prod-cast video tutorials and tips and tricks booklet from the Deep House, Deep Analogue House and Classic House packs. A large spectrum of Deep House is covered, ranging from summery beach party vibes to the darker, more analog flavors, and with an added… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigitalMixerProcessorSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, August 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/06/15 06:43 AM,
    Spectrasonics has released Omnisphere 2.1 with a streamlined ‘Sharing’ feature for sharing user sounds and a new Library Publishing capability. Version 2.1 is an update to the company’s recent v2 upgrade of its flagship software synth. In May, Omnisphere Version 2.0 was released with expanded new synthesis and creative capabilities for sound design, along with significant user interface innovations, and thousands of new sounds. The new v2.1 update, a free download to Omnisphere version 2 users, includes refined patch and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/14/15 11:54 AM,
    Pro Sound Effects announces its newest library - NYC Ambisonics is available now for pre-order. When previewed in April at NAB 2015, the press dubbed it “the future of sound effects libraries.” NYC Ambisonics is a 35GB sound effects library that comes with software from TSL Products that allows a sound editor to point “virtual microphones” in any direction and with a variety of polar patterns for greater control and creativity. “NYC Ambisonics represents our ongoing commitment to next-generation technology,”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/02/15 08:47 AM,
    EASTWEST has released ProDrummer 1 & 2, new dedicated drum virtual instruments that combine recorded drum sounds, pre-mixed drum kits by top recording and mix engineers with drums performed by top drummers, and MIDI drum grooves. The first two volumes of ProDrummer are brand-new additions to the catalog of EASTWEST’s newly launched subscription model Composer Cloud or can be purchased individually.   “ProDrummer 1 & 2 are the most powerful and easy to use drum virtual instruments on the market,”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/19/15 11:34 AM,
    MOTU and the Bob Moog Foundation announce the release of the Bob Moog Foundation Encore Soundbank, a new collection of instrument and percussion sounds produced in commemoration of Bob Moog’s 81st Birthday, coming up on May 23rd. In a charitable effort to raise funds for the foundation, over twenty synthesists and sound designers donated original samples to assist with the creation of the sound library, which offers over 2 GB of material. Now available for purchase from the MOTU website,… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    weiss drums
    PSW Staff 02/19/14 04:15 PM,
    Matthew Weiss, a mix engineer from Philadelphia whose credits include Snoop Dogg, Gorilla Zoe, Dizzee Rascal and many more, has released a new affordable drum sample library called Weiss Drums – The Maio Collection. (Check it out here.) The Maio Collection contains more than 150 unique drum sounds, curated from a selection of over 1,000 acoustic one shots. Weiss, also a noted author on recording, engineering and production topics whose work appears on The Pro Audio Files and ProSoundWeb, recorded… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductTrainingDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, May 08, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/08/13 03:08 PM,
    iZotope has released two new sound libraries for the Iris visual synthesizer. Altered and Modular, the largest sound libraries to date, will join Glass, Wood, Voice, Toys, and Food to round out the new Iris+7 bundle, available now. Altered, the first of two new instrument based sound libraries for Iris, reimagines familiar musical instruments like piano, guitar, and bass by uncovering unconventional timbres through bowing, scraping, bending, and more. Altered includes over 300 new samples such as Plastic Rod on… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, July 23, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/23/12 10:07 AM,
    Up your game with “Arcade Flashback”, the pixel pounding new sample pack from Prime Loops. More than just a nod to nostalgia, this retrospective take on old skool game sounds emulates the golden age of the arcade, bringing the 8-bit orchestra back to life. K.O every enemy with this array of pulsating pings, rising chimes, percussive punches, frenetic fuzz and flipped out glitches! Scoring a mighty 350MB+, “Arcade Flashback” will reward you with some classic 8-bit crunch in blistering 24-bit… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductSoftwareStudioAudio