Freeware Round-up #4: drum ROMpler and yet another filter

By | 2016-11-07T13:46:56+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Free Kontakt Instruments|

Chokehold has announced the release of Sean Pandy Drums, a free VST/AU drum ROMpler plugin featuring a drum set consisting of kick, snare, 4 toms, and a sub blower (that will do exactly as its name suggests). Every drum has 6 velocity layers and up to 10 random-robin samples, that means you should get no machine gun effect even with fast repetitions.

Sean Pandy Drums comes in both stereo or multi-channel versions, first will output all drums over channels 1+2, while the second will output all drums on separate channels. The drums are mapped after the General MIDI standard, the sub blower takes the place of a 2nd floor tom.


Sean Pandy Drums with its 7 instrument channels

Weirding Module has released version 1.5 of its SY66, a free synthesizer instrument for Native Instruments Reaktor. SY66 is an advanced Phase or Frequency Modulation (FM) synthesizer for Native Instruments Reaktor. It can be played with a MIDI controller, or your own voice, and comes with a wide assortment of sounds designed to take advantage of a standard 8 knob hardware format.

Version 1.5 has zero delay feedback ladder and state variable filters, new knobs and controls , master level control with brickwall limiter and soft-mute, plus an extended soundbank.


SY66 free synthesizer instrument for Native Instruments Reaktor

DaemonElectricity comes up with Glitch Take II, a recording session (WAV) sourced from a heavily modulated Piston Honda wavetable oscillator, and then shuffled every 2 bars of the recording (at various playback speeds) to provide more variety and less repetition. Giltch Take II can be downloaded for free in a single WAV file weighing 350MB. Here is how it sounds:

HY-Plugins expands its collection of plugins with HY-Filter, a new free filter effect plugin for Windows (32- and 64-bit VST). It differs by the 4 filter modes: state variable filter. (LP, BP, HP), formant filter, telephone line filter and comb filter. A demo with different filter instances is available on presentation page.


HY-Filter with State Variable Filter

Krezie Sounds has announced its Glow soundbank for AAS Ultra Analog VA-2 is now until February 23 available at a limited time introductory price of $9.90. Glow is a soundset most suited for cinematic, atmospheric and ethereal music styles, and consists of a total of 80 presets:arps, atmospheres, strong basses, brasses, FX, keys, leads, pads, percussions, and much more. More details about Glow soundbank for AAS Ultra Analog VA-2 here. A free demo soundbank of it, plus 60 free presets for Harmless can be also found there. Listen the cool demos below:

PatchVault Taster is a free taster of an upcoming PatchVault range of vintage synthesiser patches by Rhythmic Robot. PatchVault Taster is featuring a factory sound of Roland Jupiter 6 synth. It works with full copy of Native Instruments Kontakt v4.2.3 or higher (including all versions of Kontakt 5). Kontakt Player is not supported: instruments will load, but will time out after 15 minutes.


PatchVault Taster free by Rhythmic Robot Audio

Our friends at ModeAudio have released 2nd Anniversary Free Samples, a 323MB bag of free sonic treats containing samples taken from sound packs released in 2015. It features analog drum samples, synth loops, guitar riffs, ambient textures, Massive presets and much more. If you want more sounds, another free pack featuring 500MB of sounds is waiting for you there at ModeAudio.

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