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ThePhonoLoop is a small team of sound designers with a fondness for vintage sounds. If you've never heard of them, it might be because they're part of the underground world of Kontakt developers that mostly release libraries for the Full version of Kontakt (not Kontakt Player) - a world that i'm also in with Genera Studios releases. Releasing Kontakt libraries that run in the Kontakt Player isn't something you can do without interacting with Native Instruments, so a lot of the best Kontakt libraries get sold for the full version of Kontakt in boutique type shops (such as KontaktHub, Sampleism,...

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Aubit Sound are a company that specializes in making genre and artist targeted soundbanks (sample packs, preset packs, etc). They sent me over several of their soundbanks to test out, and the one that impressed me the most was the Future Bass & Chill Bundle. Its hard to describe sample packs in words, so i'll give you the important parts and then you can see for yourself why the Future Bass & Chill Bundle impresses me. For only $47 you get... 1,367 Files 375 Serum & Massive Presets 474 Drums 175 Vocal Chops 177 Guitar Loops 110 MIDI Loops 25...

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After a series of very cryptic social media messages in the past few days, Spitfire Audio has sent out a free download via email with a demo Kontakt library called the Kepler Orchestra. Now the library has been full launched, and they've done some incredible things in regards to combining orchestral samples with pre-written loops. The Kepler Orchestra is built on the foundation of their Evolution Grid, allowing the user to select various articulations and 'moods' for different sections of the keyboard, resulting in some pretty amazing patterns as you play. The second type of patch included in the Kepler...

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Orbis by Spitfire Audio is described by Spitfire Audio as the 'World Synthesizer'. Its a collection of samples and loops from around the world, powered by Spitfire's eDNA engine. The sounds are beautiful, and the interface powerful, but I think this library is an example of something that is not designed for me. Its available now for $269 until August 1st, where it will go back up to $349 - https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/orbis/ Orbis Overview Orbis has its roots in a collection of sounds recorded by David Fanshawe, totally over 2,000 hours of recordings. David Fanshawe (1942-2010) was an English composer, sound...

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Neural DSP has partnered with Darkglass Electronics to bring the world a plugin version of their legendary B7K Ultra and Vintage Ultra bass preamp pedals. Just like the original hardware this plugin can be a complete bass sound, as it includes an excellent switchable cabinet emulation. If you look around online you'll see that the Darkglass B7K Ultra and the plugin version have become go-to's for the metal world for bass processing, and I can see why. Its available now for only €99 from Neural DSP. First, check out this video I made demonstrating how I used to plugin to...

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