Twisted Tools has announced the arrival of Micro Kits 05 by Delect, the fifth release in its series of Micro Kits. Each Micro Kits release features 5 drum kits developed by a cutting edge sound designer and formatted for a wide variety of samplers. To celebrate Twisted Tools 3 year anniversary and thank their customers for their support, Micro Kits 05 is being released for free at http://twistedtools.com/.
Micro Kits 05 by Delect comes with 5 masterfully designed electronic drum kits by electronic duo Delect, a new collaboration between Chris De Luca [Funkstörung] and Leonard de Leonard [Leonizer Rec.]. The kits will work in nearly any electronic genre, from techno to hip hop.
The sample pack’s kits are formatted for a wide variety of samplers, providing instant inspiration within nearly any type of production environment. Additionally, MK05 features a custom Reaktor map and presets for Twisted Tools S-LAYER. By harnessing the power of S-LAYER’S advanced randomization and sample layering engine, the possibilities for generating new content from MK05 is literally endless. MK05 comes with over 40 S-LAYER kits and generator presets to get you started.
About Chris De Luca - As Funkstörung, CLP and as a solo artist, Chris de Luca released an uncountable amount of records on !K7, Boysnoize Rec, Shitkatapult and many more. His remixes for Björk, Wu-Tang Clan, Apparat and The Glitch Mob have attracted worldwide attention and acclaim. de Luca’s diverse music portfolio shows his passion for electronic music and hip hop and his dedication to defying conventions. His innovative, bass heavy sound is a radical and refreshing take on the stale electronic music scene.
About Leonard de Leonard - the man with the bushy beard is a producer, sound designer and founder of Leonizer Rec. From Shanghai to Cairo, Seoul to Berlin, Leo has been rocking clubs all over the world with his ass-kicking sets. After releasing numerous albums and EPs as a solo artist on labels like Musiques Hybrides, Ekler’o'shocK and BEE Records, Leo started a new chapter with Chris de Luca, and the Delect story began…
Pricing and availability:
Micro Kits 05 by Tonebuilder is available for free download at http://twistedtools.com/shop/micro-kits/micro-kits-05-Delect
Supported Sampler Formats:
S-Layer, Maschine, Battery, Kontakt, Ableton 7/8, Reaktor 5.8 and EXS24.
Here’s a nice treat from AfroDJMac featuring samples from the Minibrute, details below:
This free Ableton Live Pack features drum sounds created from samples of the Arturia MiniBrute. More specifically, I resampled sounds from the MegaBrute Collection for Ableton Live ( http://afrodjmac.com/2012/11/07/megabrute-ableton-live-pack/ ) and created some odd and unique drum samples. From there I organized them into Ableton’s drum rack and added various effects. All in all it is 24 different drum sounds all created from the analog beauty that is the Arturia Mini Brute!
Free Download Here: http://bit.ly/freesynth68
Soundcells has a new release out called “WaveDrummin v2″ – which is not just another percussion ReFill.
By finding a whole new continent Columbus redrew the map of our planet. Now it´s your turn to do so. By making use of this ReFill you can combine enchanting and haunting rhythms coming from all continents, maybe even from other planets as well as Wavedrummin opens doors to percussive bliss that have never been opened before. At the studio in Central Europe Soundcells recorded their favorite hits and bits coming from the Wavedrum by Korg and – since version 2 – the incredible Impaktor by BeepStreet. The result has become this ReFill – a work of art, a tool that lets you draw your own restyled map of our precious planet.
Realism vs mixability
Lots of samples taken from acoustic, real percussion instruments have the tendency to sound kind of dull in your mixes. The power of their sound often gets mudded by the rest of your instruments. With this in mind all loops and samples are processed in such a way that the sounds will always sit conveniently in your mixes. Their impact and power will never get lost. Another point that needs to be highlighted is this special stereo knob coming with lots of combinators that works wonders for the mixability of our loops. Check it out!
The sounds of this percussion library are as authentic as you wish and at the same time they can be as electronic as you wish. There is no limit to their sonic possibilities. So whether you are a dance producer druling over techno or electro beats or you are a vegetarian ethno guru spiritualist… WaveDrummin will help you getting there. Check out the demos!
Version 2 is stuffed with 33 new Impaktor rex loops, new combinator patches, new Kong kits and more…
WaveDrummin v2 Contents:
• 150 combinator patches stuffed with inspiring new energy (35 new ones since version 2).
• 143 rex loops that range from authentically acoustic to crazy electronic stuff, 20 Kong kits, 20 NNXT patches and 7 Redrum kits.
• 210 single hits to build your own kits from.
• Recorded impact noises coming from Brushes, Rods, Sticks and Fingers to add extra realism to the loops. The combinators carry knobs to control their volumes.
• All single loops and samples are included into this download in Rex and Wave format.
By purchasing this pack you are not restricted to Reason only. However there is a lot more magic to be found within the ReFill.
A web address to link to for more info and many “WaveDrummin v2″ only MP3s:
Roland has announced the TD-4KP V-Drums Portable, a compact, easy-to-transport electronic drum set with a unique and innovative folding design. They tell us that this new set offers players the industry leading V-Drums sound and performance with maximum mobility and ultra-quick setup time.
The TD-4KP features a kick pad, a snare pad, three tom pads, and three cymbal pads (crash, ride, and hi-hat). An FD-8 Hi-Hat Controller pedal is included as well. Roland says that the 7.5-inch snare and tom pads feature a cushioned rubber surface that provides a sensitive, accurate response and natural playing feel.
All the drum and cymbal pads are mounted on a durable, integrated stand that folds into a surprisingly small size for transport and storage. To put the kit back into playing position, the user simply unfolds the stand and pads.
Roland tells us that the included TD-4 Percussion Sound Module delivers a wide range of expressive drum and percussion sounds that can be easily edited, allowing players to quickly customize their kits. Ambience effects optimized for drums are included for lively, dynamic performances. The Coach and Quick Rec/Quick Play functions are ideal for effective practice, providing drummers with valuable feedback for rapid improvement.
An optional CB-TDP Carrying Case provides a convenient way to transport and protect the TD-4KP. The custom-designed bag features a shoulder strap and detachable pouches for the FD-8 and a kick pedal, plus handy pockets for a kick beater, drumsticks, and other accessories. Users can also swap out the snare pad with an optional PDX-6/8 for a true mesh head feel and dual-triggering capability.
A Roland spokesperson told us, “With its extremely portable fold-away design, great V-Drums sound, and expressive playing feel, the TD-4KP is a perfect fit for a wide range of users, from young students to drum teachers to gigging players. Its versatility and small footprint makes it ideal for many different environments, including bedrooms, apartments, lesson studios, rehearsal spaces, and more.”
Pricing and Availability:
DM ARP 2600 Drums is a free Live Pack consisting of 8 Ableton Drum Racks and 150 original analog percussion sounds sampled from Daniel Miller’s own ARP 2600 modular synthesizer. Extensive controls for real-time sound tweaking and bonus sequence clips are included.
Beginning with his now-classic “Warm Leatherette/T.V.O.D.” single (as The Normal), Daniel Miller and the Mute label have been at the cutting-edge of electronic music for almost 35 years. Singular artists such as DAF, Fad Gadget, Depeche Mode, and Erasure began their careers at Mute and pioneers such as Can and Cabaret Voltaire enjoy their canonical status in no small part thanks to Daniel Miller’s expert curatorship of their archives.
Ever the inquisitive experimentalist, Daniel Miller continues to produce with a finely honed ear, merging the best of analog synthesis with new music technology that provides the creative immediacy he demands. Made in collaboration with the Flatpack sound design team, DM ARP 2600 Drums delivers a large selection of drum and percussion patches created with Daniel Miller’s own ARP 2600 modular analog synthesizer. Carefully sampled and programmed, this free Live Pack delivers Drum Rack Instruments with Daniel Miller’s characteristic touch.
DM ARP 2600 Drums includes Macro controls to quickly and intuitively alter the overall sound of each kit as well as individual characteristics of the kick and snare sounds. Further customization of individual sounds as well as of effects and presets can be accessed via the Drum Rack’s Chain and Device buttons. A detailed walk-through of all the customization options can be accessed via Help View in Live’s main menu.
In today’s video tutorial, Mad Zach teaches how to capture any sound from a number of creative sources and use those sounds in a playable Drum Rack or Remix Deck. You’ve probably heard clever samples from famous memes and movies, so today we show you how to get some creative snippets of your own.
Here’s the basic steps that I outlined in the video above, available here for easy reference!
- Download + install the free trial of Audio Hijack Pro (Mac only- Windows users see notes below)
- Under “Quick Record” select “System Audio” for your input
- Create a custom recording format (WAV, 44.1 kHZ, Stereo, 16 bit)
- Press “Hijack” and then “Record”
- Play sound to sample
- Press “Record” again to stop
- Load into Ableton or Traktor
- Rock it!
SYNTHETIK DRUMS for NanoStudio by Blip Interactive
32 drum kits for TRG-16, over 400 single drum sounds!
This video details the features of the Super Tape Drums Ableton Live Pack created by AfroDJMac.
-450+ drum sounds recorded to a Tascam 8 Track Reel to Reel Machine
-30+ Ableton Live Racks of Drums and Effects Organized for efficiency and usability
-5 Ableton Live Sets
-Inspiring Instrument and effects, and super warm drum samples
It’s Available Wednesday June 27th @: http://afrodjmac.com
Visit my site for more stuff like this, including Live Instrument downloads and music! http://www.afrodjmac.com
Zenhiser has announced 80′s Retro Drummer, a collection of 80′s drum samples.
Fresh from the Zenhiser studio comes a 80′s drum kit that will simply blow you away. The attention to detail on these 80′s drum sounds is second to none and literally took us weeks to produce using the same concept and tricks that were used back in the 80′s by high end studios and producers. ’80′s Retro Drummer’ is a drum kit that not only sounds like it was created in the eighties but stands up against any modern drum kit.
Clocking in at just over 390 authentic 80′s drum sounds means this sample pack is an all in one pack for all producers and remixers. With styles and techniques used by some of the pioneers of the 80s including Phil Collins, Howard Jones, Depeche Mode, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Human League, Tears For Fears, Art Of Noise, Steve Winwood and more this is a sample pack with a decade of pure 80′s drum history.
The sample pack is available to purchase for $30 USD.
Commodore 64 SID chip drums for Ableton Live drum racks. This is a cool collection of retro 8-bit drum sounds. There are effects assigned to macro knobs to allow for extreme glitching and subtle finessing.
Download here: http://bit.ly/freesynth51
Samples provided by: http://bedroomproducersblog.com
One of the cool things about drum racks is the ability to give the instrument its own send and return channels. It’s a very convenient way to add effects to your sounds without setting up additional channels in your Live set. So, I’ve given the Commodore 64 drums three effect sends. There is reverb which also has control over the reverb time. Next is a delay, set to repitch, mode, allowing for some cool analog delay effects. And finally, a New York Style or Parallel compression. This is a really useful effect for drum sounds because it allows you to squeeze and beef up your sound, but also retains the dynamics of the original. The rack has control of the pitch of the samples, allowing you to raise or drop them by 48 steps. As you might imagine, this drastically changes things up. Finally there is Ableton’s Arpeggiator effect, which can be helpful in creating rhythmical patterns.