02 Aug · Cool new sample packs! 808s that can be easily modified, a traditional Chinese stringed instrument, everything you need to get your rave on, and a versatile virtual bass plug-in. Let's dive in!
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26 Jul · This week's best sample packs: ambient, atmospheric sounds with a VHS tape flavour, expertly sampled ancient Chinese chime bells, fantastic-sounding trumpets and a versatile free drum sampler.
24 Jul · The Guqin is often known as "the instrument of the sages" and here Sound Magic has based their modelling on a design dating from the Tang Dynasty 1200 years ago. It sounds magnificent.
19 Jul · Pick of the sample pack crop this week: a full string symphony, a grand piano with simple controls, nature sounds from gorgeous locations like the Rocky Mountains and an aggressive drum bundle. Yum!
20 Jun · Sound Magic Neo Reverb uses a combination of IR-based convolution and algorithms to give you the best of both worlds. Can it live up to the expectations?
18 Jun · The best new sample packs: a magical acoustic guitar emulation, some rich ambient/sci-fi sounds, cool synthetic drums and a fully-featured pack of EDM loops. Let's dive in.
23 May · New sample packs! The sounds of the Yamaha PSR-78, a chill beats package, superb digital versions of traditional Chinese instruments, lo-fi instrumentals, and a BBC Symphony Orchestra. Phew!
27 Apr · Some great new samples this week: a well-crafted nylon string guitar, a percussion set of household objects, a new pack for trap and hip-hop producers and a keyboard based on a 1980s classic.
13 Mar · This week our round-up features a magnificent digital recreation of a violin, a granular synthesizer that can do some amazing things to audio, a trance sample pack and a cheap virtual synthesizer.