FREE snare drum for all users of drumasonic LUXURY

The drumasonic team adds a new, free snare drum model to its flagship drum sample library drumasonic LUXURY. The free instrument is given away to all current and future users of LUXURY to celebrate developer and mix engineer Daniel’s success at the Pensado Awards in Santa Monica, California, hosted by Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Dave Pensado. Of course, Daniel used drumasonic LUXURY to achieve the big, fat, larger-than-life, explosive drum sound that drumasonic is known for:

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Flux releases IRCAM SPAT v3 for AAX/AU/VST

IrcamSPATOceanside, California, USA (July, 28 2014) - Flux Sound and Picture Development of Orleans, France is proud to announce the release of SPAT v3, a positional audio plug-in combining three independently definable surround reverbs in a single plug-in with the ability to position and animate, with full automation, mono and stereo sound sources within these reverberant spaces.

SPAT may also be used to position and animate sources with all reverbs disengaged. This advanced feature set makes SPAT an indispensable tool for post-production professionals for ADR.

SPAT has been embraced by many within the community of orchestral composers as a tool for placing instruments on a virtual performance stage for position-correct and convincing orchestral emulations.

SPAT v3 adds support for AVID’s new AAX Native plug-in format. In addition to AAX, Audio Units and VST remain supported on both Mac and Windows. SPAT v1 remains available for users of RTAS systems.

All Flux v3 audio tools support both 64 and 32 bit systems with sample rates up to 384K. The Flux v3 platform delivers exceptionally rich, informative and responsive metering with near zero CPU cost by distributing UI processing to your systems’ GPU. All Flux audio tools are 8-channel ready for surround applications up to 7.1. The only exception is the distinctly named Stereo Tool freeware.

SPAT v3 is available to current SPAT users for no charge. Download SPAT v3 here:

In celebration of both the release of SPAT and the completion of the Flux migration to v3, Flux is offering SPAT, the IRCAM TOOLS bundle containing SPAT and all upgrades to SPAT at a 30% discount, effective immediately.

Locate an authorized dealer for Flux and IRCAM Tools by visiting the exclusive Flux US distributor:

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Icon Digital USA adds a new Satellite Pro Audio Interface to the catalog

icondigitalsatelliteproThe Utrack Satellite Pro from Icon is an excellent interface that can be used onstage or as a desktop studio component with all the features you need from an audio interface right at your fingertips.

It has versatile inputs, allowing both instruments and microphones to be plugged right into the front panel with independent level controls. They have provided a +48V phantom power source for the microphone input and Mic/Line selectors for the inputs. It also features dual headphone outputs, with their own precision level controls. Combine that with two line inputs, two line outputs and some of the highest quality audio available with 192kHz sample rate at 24-bit depth, and you have a real winner.

Additionally, Icon’s included audio control panel allows for hot-patching of any input to any output with detailed level controls, and includes their V i r t u a l P o r t technology which allows internal computer audio sources to be routed independently to or from any input or output. For the price, this interface excels in form factor, portability, and features.

Developing and designing products with the help of endorsees, real world musicians, producers, engineers and industry leaders has given Icon the ability to pinpoint a desire for such an interface at a great price. Consumers can purchase Utrack Satellite Pro for $219.99!

For further details about the Utrack Satellite Pro and purchasing information, please

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Zero-G release Electro Cinematic: Electronic Audio for Cinema

ECinematic-box_hiresElectro Cinematic from Zero-G and Xfonic is an impressive collection of over 2.5Gb of sounds featuring a vast range of cutting edge, electronic loops, effects and soundscapes. Primarily geared towards composers creating music for cinematic productions and video games, Electro Cinematic is an equally useful pack for dance music producers thanks to the huge array of innovative sonic elements.

Mangled beats, morphing basslines, pulsing sequences, ethereal pads, plucks, keys and arps, eerie drones, synthetic textures, otherworldly sound effects and action-packed electronic percussion are all crammed into this impressive multiformat collection that includes Acid Wav and Rex2 files, Apple Loops, plus sampler patches for Kontakt, EXS24, HALion and NNXT.

Electro Cinematic is available now as a download or DVD.

RRP: £55.95 / €74.95

Download the free taster pack!

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Waldorf announces availability of Streichfett String Synthesizer

streichfett_straighttop copyREMAGEN, GERMANY: having opened many eyes and ears when being premiered at Musikmesse 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany, high-quality synthesizer developer Waldorf is proud to announce availability of the Streichfett String Synthesizer — successfully bringing back to life the extinct string synthesizer sounds of yesteryear with a modern-day musical twist — as of July 25…
Back in the Seventies and early-Eighties, keyboard players wishing to create (not necessarily authentic-sounding) string sections often turned to so-called string machines making use of top octave divider technology to produce polyphonic pitching for each key played. Popular in their heyday, these distinctive-sounding string synths can be heard all over classic recordings by both electronic music innovators, prog rockers, and pop acts of the time — think French synth showman Jean-Michel Jarre’s multi- million-copy-selling Oxygene, or even adult movies of a similar vintage — think German synthmeister Klaus Schulze’s soundtrack to Bodylovebut died a death when more authentic-sounding sampling technology took hold. However, now Waldorf has successfully brought back to life those extinct string synthesizer sounds of yesteryear with a modern-day musical twist thanks to the Streichfett String Synthesizer, a colourful desktop module that surely stands out far from the musical crowd!
Who better qualified, then, to touch upon the whys and wherefores of string machine revival (with a cultural culinary knowing nod and a wink) than Waldorf Music CTO Stefan Stenzel“We had a string machine in our office, and, although it was malfunctioning, we enjoyed playing it. Everything sounded like it could serve as a soundtrack to an Eighties ‘sensual’ movie! We thought it would be fun to create something similar, so we listened to many different string machines to figure out the sweet spots of each individual machine. Quickly the name ‘Streichfett’ stuck, and we decided to revive the extinct species of string synthesizers.”
As such, Streichfett brings the distinctive string synth sounds of those now-much-missed machines to today’s discerning musicians by cleverly combining the best of yesteryear’s classics with today’s technological advances — all neatly squeezed into an attractive compact and cost-effective package with everything to play for. Indeed, its dual sound engine features a 128-voice polyphonic STRINGS section (with ChoirOrganBrassCelloViola, and Violin presets) and an eight-voice polyphonic SOLO section (with shimmering-sounding, slightly percussive BassE-PianoClaviSynth, and Pluto presets that blend well with the STRINGS section) — essential for creating those velvety smooth sounds with high-fat content! Essential, even, for creating ‘vintage’ adult movie soundtracks — Parental Advisory Explicit Lyrics optional! The Ensemble effect handles lubrication of the STRINGS section while the EFFECT section adds adjustable Phaser or Reverb. Alternatively, the EFFECT section can be used to Animate the STRINGS register, resulting in spectacular sound morphing effects.
While those presets bear little resemblance to their real-world instrument namesakes, that’s not the point here. Just like yesteryear’s classic string synthesizers, Streichfett delivers distinctively rich and creamy pads unobtainable on any modern-day instrument and succeeds in doing so with a simple and easy to comprehend user interface that belies the somewhat complex sound engine that lies beneath. But despite being blessed with relatively few controls, quite an array of sounds can quickly be dialled in, so it’s just as well that Streichfett can store 12 user-programmed patches in its MEMORY. More reasons to be cheerful and take it on stage, surely?
Streichfett’s robust, roadworthy casing matches its cheerfully-coloured Rocket Synthesizer and 2-Pole Analog Filter siblings, and, of course, comes complete with MIDI In and MIDI Out plus USB connectivity for equally easy integration into any modern-day DAW- based recording setup. Left/Stereo and Right/Mono Audio Out and a headphone output ensure that the outside world can clearly hear its distinctive sounds in all their ear-opening glory.
Go check one out at an authorised Waldorf dealer today. To see and hear Streichfett is to surely want one… velvety smooth with high- fat content for sure! So why not spread some Streichfett all over your tracks today. They deserve to sound rich and creamy, don’t they?

Streichfett is available to purchase from Waldorf dealers worldwide with an SRP of 279.00 EUR (including tax). Check out the dedicated Streichfett webpage for more detailed info here:

Watch Waldorf CTO Stefan Stenzel’s ‘illuminating’ Streichfett video in English ( and German ( …you’ll soon be the king of klingt!
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Diginoiz releases ‘Crazy Arps 2’

Diginoiz_-_Crazy_Arps_2_CdDiginoiz is proud to present the second part of the probably best arpegiator pack ever! Crazy Arps 2! Great vibe, incredible hardware sound, extremely melodic, prepared with attention to details! You will find there 52 synthesizer arp sounds in Trap / South style ready to be an inspiration for Your music! Over 300 Mb multiformat material, definitely a must have in music production!

‘Crazy Arps 2’ contains 52 arpegiator loops, 303 Mb, multi-format material (24-bit WAV, 24-bit AIFF and 16-bit WAV) ready to use in your favorite sampler or sequencer, both hardware and software, including: Logic, GarageBand, Soundtrack, Digital Performer, Sony Acid, Ableton Live, Adobe Audition, Cakewalk Sonar, Pro Tools, Emagic EXS24 and many more.


All loops & samples in this library are licensed to you ‘Royalty-Free’ so you can use them in your commercial compositions with no extra costs. For more details see the license agreement.


Every purchase you make is contains 1 Zip (275 Mb after zip compression),

• 52 loops (24-bit WAV)
• 52 loops (16-bit WAV duplicate)

• 52 loops (24-bit AIFF)


More information, free audio demo & demo pack visit:

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Zenhiser presents Sci Fi FX

Sci-Fi-FXWelcome to Zenhiser’s “Sci Fi FX” sound library, one of the most in depth sound effects library we have created which fits perfectly along side our Transformer FX, Movie Impacts & Movie Stabs sound packs. Inspired by some of Hollywood’s biggest Sci Fi blockbusters, Sci Fi FX sound effects takes audio drive and sound manipulation to a whole new level. We covered the main elements for both Music Producers and Movie / Game creators which means “Sci Fi FX” sounds contain 96 khz wav clarity for optimum performance and unrivalled original sounds for aural gratification. Crafted entirely from scratch these Sci Fi SFX sounds will absolutely blow you away, dark, mysterious, futuristic and downright incredible. Trust us when we say this is the SFX pack everyone needs. 

“Sci Fi FX” sound effects pack consists of over 600 SFX sounds and zip’s in at just over 2.6GB, that’s a huge chunk of Sci Fi SFX awesomeness, all ready to use straight out the virtual box. We’ve included Atmosphere’s, Booms, Dark FX, Engine SFX, Glitches, Explosions, Impacts, Metal FX, Risers, Stinger FX, Swooshes, Whooshes and even some Wobble FX! As you can see Sci Fi FX sounds is one serious tool and a very complex SFX pack.

“Sci Fi FX” includes:

Atmospheres – 15
Boom FX – 40
Dark FX – 14
Engine FX – 11
Glitch FX – 13
Explosion FX – 20
Impact FX – 125
Metal FX – 59
Rise FX  – 26
Servos Stutter FX – 34
Stinger FX – 74
Swoosh & Scrape FX – 40
Whoosh FX – 94
Wobble FX – 42

So whether you’re adding Sci Fi Sound FX to latest movie, designing a futuristic Game or looking at taking your next Track to a new level, Sci Fi FX sounds from Zenhiser is the first place you must look.

Please note: The preview contains only sounds and loops from Sci Fi FX

All audio files within this Zenhiser pack are 24bit 96khz wav & display bpm information (where applicable)

No samples are ever duplicated so every sfx pack you purchase is fresh and new

All samples and loops in this Zenhiser pack are 100% Royalty Free. You can download & use these sounds in your movies, games, tv & tracks immediately

Price: $75.00 AUD

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