Dark Planet is the new VST Sound Instrument Set launched by Steinberg. It is loaded with hundreds of creepy sounds, shattering loops and eerie instruments including leads, basses, drums or effects. Steinberg’s Dark Planet VST Sound Instrument Set is suitable for cinematic scores and also for industrial music productions or dark ambient tracks. The integrated MorphFilter and the onboard effects provide everything needed to add spine-tingling ingredients to your productions and fuel your fantasies with the gloom of the Dark Planet.
“Luminoso Live Violin Phrases” is the newest release from Zero-G available on TimeSpace.Com virtual instruments, vst plugins and sample libraries online store. Zero-G Luminoso Live Violin Phrases was produced by Dan Graham, well-known composer for Zero-G, also guilty for another “hits” … Animato and Spiritoso Samples Libraries.
Performed by two world-class violinists from the Liverpool Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Luminoso: Live Phrases is a 15GB collection of thousands of live recorded 6-bar looped phrase. Despite recording only two players, the instrument cleverly layers up to 6 different bars in real-time for the effective sound of a 12-piece string section, or if you wish, you can dial it down to the sound of a solo violin.
Softube today has announced the immediate availability of Summit Audio TLA-100A Compressor plug-in for native platforms (VST/VST3/AU/RTAS; both 32 & 64-bit). Softube Summit Audio TLA-100A is the “set-and-forget” compressor. Its ease of use and smooth, program-dependent sound is why, after more than 25 years, the TLA-100A is still an industry-standard compressor for mixing, tracking and live sound. Both tube and solid-state technologies are combined in its innovative design, making the TLA-100A a tried-and-true choice for vocals, bass, drums and guitar.
Arturia announces the update for Minimoog V to Version 2.5. Arturia Minimoog V is now compatible with 64BitHosts but this is not the only one addition.
Arturia Minimoog V2.5 New Features
# Support for 64-bit VST and Audio Unit
# Support for Pro Tools 9
# MIDI Control Assignment Improvement
# Update of toolbar look and feel
# Added support for NRPN MIDI controls
# Added triangle LFO waveform
MOTU announces Mach Five 3, the newest version of their Machfive Sampler Software. Rebuild from the ground up, the all new Motu Mack Five 3 delivers state-of-the-art virtual instrument technology to your desktop studio.
Hamburg Audio releases Nuklear Pulsar Train Synthesizer | The first plugin synthesizer based on advanced – pulsar – synthesis
Hamburg Audio Nuklear comes with unique pulsar oscillators and enriches classic sound synthesis with essential new parameters: by disassociating the note pitch from the waveform length it is possible to create new, previously unheard sounds. As opposed to classic sound synthesis not the waveform length, but solely its repetition rate is responsible for the resulting pitch. The length of the individual “pulsaret grains” is controlled and modulated by a separate parameter, the “pulsaret frequency”.
Native Instruments announces Maschine Mikro Controller, an affordable new entry into the world of its popular groove production system. By combining the full-featured Maschine software with a compact controller, Native Instruments Maschine Mikro makes the acclaimed tactile and intuitive music creation approach of Maschine available at a significantly reduced physical footprint and price. At the same time, the new 1.7 software version provides advanced integration with the instruments and effects in the Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate bundle both for Maschine and Maschine Mikro users.
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro is based on a highly portable controller that provides hands-on control of the central Maschine features at two-thirds of the size and weight of the full-sized hardware. Utilizing a single display and a dynamically assigned high-resolution master encoder to enable its compact footprint, the bus-powered Mikro Controller retains the distinctive full-sized 4×4 matrix of pressure-sensitive, dynamically backlit Maschine drum pads with their acclaimed response and feel.
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro includes the full-featured Maschine software with its versatile pattern-based live and step sequencing, VST and AU plug-in hosting, real-time audio recording, sample editing and advanced multi-effects. The Mikro version also contains the full 6 GB Maschine sound library, expandable with the series of Maschine Expansions, as well as the free Komplete Elements sound collection. With the new 1.7 software version, both Maschine and Maschine Mikro now also benefit from advanced integration with Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate , providing advanced sound browsing and parameter mapping for all instruments and effects contained in the bundle.
Steinberg released the 4.0.1 maintenance update to its VST sampler and sound creation system, HALion 4. The update resolves several issues and improves the overall stability of HALion 4
What’s new in version 4.0.1 of Steinberg Halion
Issues that occurred when individual MegaTrig modules of a program were disabled have been corrected.
An issue that appeared when undoing paste on a program that is already assigned to a slot has been corrected.
CoreAudio2ASIO has been updated to correct issues with some USB devices.
Missing presets of the REVerence reverb have been added.
Issues when loading programs into the program table after selecting something within the program tree have been corrected.
Issues within FL Studio 10 that cause the message “There was an error getting the state of the VST 3 pluggin HALion 4. The state wasn’t saved” have been corrected.
Issues that occurred when “Auto Visibility” was enabled have been corrected.
Changes on the program layer (level/pan/tune) won’t affect any programs in subsequent slots any more.
Steinberg announced today that Sequel 3 the latest version of their popular music creation and performance software is available. Steinberg Sequel 3 comes with new creative tools and an impressive collection of quality loops and instruments. The new Beat Page harnesses the power of the Groove Agent ONE drum station and the Beat Designer step sequencer to provide direct access to floor-filling drum sounds and easy programming of rhythmical patterns – all in one spot. Thanks to the latest Virtual Studio Technology (VST), Sequel 3 also includes first-class instruments and effects, such as HALion Sonic SE with more than 500 sounds ranging from funk-drenched guitars to majestic strings over to evolving pads. Plus, the included VST Amp Rack SE turns the computer into a flexible guitar tone suite that covers everything from vintage smooth to earth shuddering crunch sounds. Best of all, the enhanced performance mode in Sequel 3 allows for on-the-fly arrangements and intuitive live remixes.
Included also in the recently launched bundle Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate, Native Instruments Studio Drummer is the perfect virtualization of a drummer in the software’s reality, with everything you need to create realistic acoustic drum tracks … top-of-the-line drum kits, detailed mixing options, and a ready-to-go groove library, packed with authentic beats of all colors and flavors. Thanks to more than 3,500 authentic grooves, Native Instruments Studio Drummer makes it easy for anyone to produce lifelike, dynamic drum tracks. And the on-board mixer and powerful effects deliver enough usability, versatility and tweakability to meet the demands of eclectic modern producers.