ZamplerSounds has released The Trickster, a free expansion library for Akai MPC. They are also offering 70 premium Zampler soundbanks as fully-fledged MPC expansions. Also, BPB readers can get 20% OFF their ZamplerSounds order with the discount code BPBZAMPLER until the end of July.
The Trickster is a sound library designed for dubstep, trap, and similar music styles with a darker vibe. It contains a selection of distorted bass sounds, bells, toy keyboard sounds, eerie pads, and spooky atmospheres that for adding a horror vibe to your music.See also: Best Free Music Production Software
The version for MPC comes with 1.16 GB of audio content. This includes 417 individual samples and 102 keygroup programs, along with audio previews for the sounds. The MPC expansion is compatible with Akai MPC One, X, Live, Live mkII, Force, Touch, Software, and Renaissance devices.
The Trickster for Zampler is also free, and it uses all the modulation features of Beat magazine’s freeware sample player. It features a multi-mode filter, multiple effects (distortion, EQ, phaser, chorus, echo, and reverb), a modulation matrix with various modulation sources (three ADSR envelopes and three LFO modules), as well as an arpeggiator for quick and easy sequencing. Zampler is compatible with all VST and AU plugin hosts on Windows.
If you own a compatible AKAI device, be sure to check out the other MPC expansions available at ZamplerSounds. The company converted all of their existing Zampler expansions to the MPC format, so there are plenty of exciting sounds to find, covering all music styles you can imagine.
ZamplerSounds were kind enough to offer a 20% OFF discount code for BPB readers. Simply redeem the coupon code BPBZAMPLER in your shopping cart to apply the discount to your order. The offer ends on July 31st, 2020.
More info: The Trickster (958.4 MB download size, ZIP archive, contains 1.16 GB of samples for Akai MPC)