Breakbeat Techno

We show how to create a techno beat with a sampled and chopped drum break to add rhythmic interest and texture. Beat Dissected is a regular series in which we deconstruct drum patterns, showing you how to program them in any DAW. Just copy our grid in your own software to recreate the loop. Pull the project from…

Plektronfx updates Guitar Amp to v3.5 for Windows

Plektronfx has updated Guitar Amp to version 3.5 for Windows. Changes: 6 new original stomp effects. All components are now available as SINGLE VST. Online components reference guide. Re-arranged [Read More] Read the full story

LennarDigital releases Sylenth1 v3.032

LennarDigital has released version 3.032 of the Sylenth1 synthesizer. The update includes the following changes: Fixes VST loading issues on Mac. Added menu option to set custom soundbank folder. [Read More] Read the full story

3 Free Max For Live MIDI Devices Released By Christian Volmari

via Bedroom Producers Blog: Christian Volmari has released Nylon, Pong, and Velo, three freely downloadable MIDI devices for Ableton Live (made with Max for Live). Christian contacted us earlier today to let us know about his Max for Live creations which are being offered for free download through GitHub. I don’t have access to Ableton…

BurghRecords Intros Free PhatNoise Phazer VST Plugin

via Bedroom Producers Blog: BurghRecords has announced the release of PhatNoise Phazer, a freeware phaser virtual effect in VST plugin format for Windows-based digital audio workstations. This is the fourth freeware plugin coming from BurghRecords, following the release of PhatNoise ModFilter, Simple Delay, and LoFi Bass Filter. The company seems to be focused on developing…

Get 60% Off AudioThing Hats @ VSTBuzz (Ends On June 13th)

via Bedroom Producers Blog: VSTBuzz is offering a 60% OFF deal on the Hats virtual instrument (VST/AU plugin for Windows and Mac OS) by AudioThing (€19.99 instead of €49). Hats is a virtual instrument designed for synthesizing hi-hats and cymbal sounds. Whereas having a separate instrument for these types of sounds may seem like overkill, the…

Bojan Boyss Releases Free CGC Shaker Sample Library For Kontakt

via Bedroom Producers Blog: Bojan Boyss has introduced CGC Shaker, a freely downloadable (valid email address required) experimental percussion library for Native Instruments Kontakt. The library is based on recordings of camping gas cartridges (hence the CGC acronym in the title). These were sampled with numerous round robin variations, leading up to a total of 880 samples which…

Beat Magazine Releases Free Pioneer DJ Toraiz AS-1 Sample Pack

via Bedroom Producers Blog: Beat Magazine has released AS-1 Boogie, a free Pioneer DJ Toraiz AS-1 sample pack for the freeware Zampler instrument (doesn’t include WAV samples). Toraiz AS-1 is a relatively affordable hardware synthesizer/sequencer manufactured by Pioneer DJ and built in collaboration with Dave Smith Instruments. The synthesis engine is based on DSI’s popular Prophet…