This weeks round-up includes pianos with plenty of character, an innovative synth with an XY pad and a box of one-shot hybrid drum samples for you to mess about with.
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.
Our weekly round up of the best sample packs contains some delicious organs, basses, violins... and a neat little collection of free samples. Plenty of delectable sounds for you to choose from!
Welcome to our new series of weekly round-ups, bringing you the best and boldest offering sin the world of sample packs and instruments! Some cracking products in our first issue, too. Check 'em out.
IK Multimedia has reduced the price of Miroslav Philharmonik 2 by a whopping 80%. If you're looking for a comprehensive orchestral library for your DAW, you shouldn't miss this deal!
This week, our list of the best free plug-ins starts off with a cool 3-oscillator synth. There's also been a new Spitfire LABS release (yay!). Check out Brutal 2, London Atmos and Rough Rider 2.
Spitfire Audio has teamed up with the BBC Symphony Orchestra to create an orchestral sample library of epic proportions. 99 players, 418 techniques per instrument, 11 mic positions – it's madness.
We have two bits of freeware for you this weekend: Charango sample library for Spitfire Audio LABS and Beat Magazine's DRMR electronic drums rompler. We'll tell you more about each in this post...
Spitfire Audio announced its Labs sample libraries are going free in the near future. Formerly Kontakt-only, they will be breaking free of the Native Instruments sampler with the addition of a custom plug-in.
A new VSTi producing suspenseful soundscapes and FX, Thrill uses the Kontakt 5 sampler and sports a huge 30GB library as well as a neat GUI - but unfortunately also a frighteningly high price tag.