Native Instruments updates Reaktor to v6.2.0 with NKS mapping & Reaktor Player support for 3rd party products

Native Instruments has released version 6.2.0 of Reaktor, bringing NKS mapping to third-party devices created with the Reaktor platform, providing carefully planned control-mapping and integration for Maschine and Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboard owners. The update also brings third-party device compatibility to Reaktor Player, making instruments from Heavyocity, Twisted Tools, Blinksonic, Tim Exile, and Tonsturm accessible…

Modern Samples 18 Karat Future Bass sample pack now available from Splice

Splice Sounds has launched 18 Karat Future Bass, an exclusive Modern Samples pack by Triad Sounds featuring 96 loops and samples for Future Bass music production. Modern Samples is proud to release our latest quality over quantity Splice exclusive sample pack. Get your hands on some golden future bass samples. Inside is an incredible collection…

Head To Head: Pioneer DJ DDJ-SB2 & DDJ-RB

There’s no shortage of entry-level controllers for the beginner who wants to step up from his or her “toy” controller onto something with a more professional feature set and look. In our first Head To Head feature we stack up two of its most popular “serious beginner” controllers: the DDJ-SB2 and the DDJ-RB. The post…

HY-Plugins updates HY-Delay3 & HY-MBMFX effect plugins

HY-Plugins has released updates for two of its effect plugins for Windows and Mac. The HY-Delay3 multi-mode delay effect plugin was updated to version 1.0.5. The update adds a randomizer and output parameter lock function. HY-Delay3 (VST/AU) is available for $40 USD. A free version with limited features is available for download. The HY-MBMFX multiband…

Patchbanks releases Interstellar Grooves Vol. 3 sample pack

Patchbanks has introduced Interstellar Grooves Vol. 3, the final release of its original series containing soul-fi grooves and soundtrack compositions for hip hop sampleheads. Inspired by musical performances and movies during the late 1970s, an era best recognized for its warm analog signature sound that legendary hip hop producers are well known to source as…

Bob Perry Ducker Pro effect plugin updated to v1.1.3

Bob Perry Audio has released an update to its Bob Perry Ducker Pro audio effect plugin that offers M/S ducking. The update offers minor bug fixes and the long-awaited VST2 version. Introducing the No-Compromise Ducking experience: Bob Perry Ducker Pro. We extended Bob Perry Ducker with Side Chain Low and High Cut Filters, Mid/Side Matrix…

Touch Loops releases Ethereal Instruments for Ableton Live

Touch Loops has announced the release of its first Ableton Live Instrument Rack. Ethereal Instruments features a 2 GB collection of bows, synths, tuned percussion and more. Over the last few months we’ve been multi-sampling bowed guitars, recording up close and personal pianos, sampling our analogue synths and creating FM inspired drones to design a…

Past To Future Samples released Analog Conga for Kontakt

Past To Future Samples has introduced Analog Conga, a new Kontakt instrument library featuring a deep sampled conga. We sampled a wonderful sounding vintage Conga using Vintage Mics, Neve Console & Studer A80 tape recorder! The most detailed Conga samples in the word! 7 different strokes with up to 40 RR each !!! (24Bit/96kHz Wav…