Sonic Zest has announced its new Kora library for Kontakt, a virtual instrument that offers the sounds of a 21-string harp from Mali. We spent January working with the renowned Kora player Josh Doughty, meticulously sampling his favourite West African harp in a London studio. This is the only dedicated deeply-sampled Kora sample library available. […]
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Published on Jul 23, 2018 Dash Glitch
“What’s up YouTube!! So I visited what I think may be the first official Modular Meet Up in Cape Town! There was such a sick vibe going down, I had to get some footage to show you guys, the South African Modular Synth scene is growing 🙂
I was like a kid in a candy store!!!
In the video I managed to capture a super inspiring talk by Aragorn23, about some
In this episode of Afropop Worldwide, host Georges Collinet takes a retrospective look at the use of synths in African pop music. … Read More Synths In African Pop Music
Native Instruments has released Global Shake, a new Expansion that celebrates the vitality and excitement of contemporary African music. The expansion includes over 550 construction loops, 64 Battery kits and 52 Maschine kits, and synth presets for Massive, Monark and Reaktor Prism. It comes packed with bouncing rhythms and rich melodic content, featuring exclusive samples […]
UVI has launched a sale on its World Suite, a virtual instrument library featuring an epic collection of traditional and ethnic sounds. World Suite features over 50,000 samples, 320+ instruments, and more than 8,000 loops and phrases, all packed in intuitive UIs with instrument-specific controls. Journey to Africa and feel the primal drive of tribal […]
Plugin Boutique has announced the Worldwide Bundle, a limited time collection that comes equipped with over 350 instruments from across the globe. The bundle includes Garritan World Instruments, Atsia Percussion and Silk Road Percussion from Sonivox, and Indian Sessions Vol. 4 and Latin Horns, two pro audio sample packs from Loopmasters. Offering obscure instruments from […]
Cinesamples has announced the release of Kalimba, a new World Series instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt. The library features a deeply sampled African kalimba, offering a wide variety of sounds and textures and an intuitive interface. The World Series Kalimba script features intelligent round robin selection, which forces as much variation in the performance […]
Prime Loops has launched Tribal & African Percussion, a Black Octopus sample pack featuring 295 loops and one-shots of Tribal and African
Prime Loops has launched Afro Funk, a sample pack featuring a collection of professionally recorded live horns, guitars, bass, keys and latin
Push Button Bang has launched Rare Tones, a sample pack featuring a large collection of unique sounds from tribes and cultures around