Acousticsamples 30% Off Summer Sale

Acousticsamples 2018 Summer Promo

Acousticsamples products are on promo from today until the end of the month ; guitars, keys, pianos, drums, basses, and bundles. Until August 31, 2018, save a fantastic 30% off these exciting virtual instruments!

Acousticsamples products, on promo at 30% off, at the DontCrack Store

Acousticsamples 2018 Summer Promo Products

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Rob Papen – Go2 Synth Update and Predator 2 Promo

Rob Papen Logo

Rob Papen have today updated their Go2 Synth plug-in with a whopping 150 new presets and added support for Native Instruments NKS, and they are also running Predator 2 at 20% off through August. Grab Go2 and Predator 2 at the DontCrack Store!

Go2 update’s are available through your user accounts at the Rob Papen website.

Predator 2, 20% off ($119) through August 2018, at the DontCrack Store

Go2 Software Synthesizer, available here at the DontCrack Store

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Applied Acoustics Systems release “Stranger Strings”

AAS Stranger Strings

AAS (Applied Acoustics Systems) have today released their new String Studio VS-2 and AAS Player pack, “Stranger Strings”, in collaboration with Italian sound designer David of MixbusTV on YouTube.

Available now and through August 31, 2018, as part of the AAS 20th Anniversary sale, you can purchase Stranger Strings for only $19 below at the DontCrack Store.

AAS Stranger Strings, available for purchase here at the DontCrack Store

Also included in String Studio VS-2 & Packs and the AAS Libraries collection

Stranger Strings showcases an eclectic collection of 104 “mix-ready” presets that touches rock, pop, industrial, movie soundtracks, hip hop, trap as well as EDM.

With plenty of arpeggiators, leads, deep basses, or one- shot sound effects, layering your tracks with Stranger Strings brings a fresh air to your music.

Made with performance in mind, these sounds morph and change based on your playing and sensibility—they go far beyond their description. And, as the main voice on your mix or as rhythmic textures Stranger Strings can be the finishing touch you’re after!

Features :

  • 104 Mix Ready Presets
  • Arpeggiators
  • Leads
  • Deep Basses
  • SFX
  • And more…

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Product updates are available in user’s account area at the website.

Check out the ALK2 and ALK SOLO products for review and purchase, here at the DontCrack Store

Users will now find a “High Definition Graphics” toggle switch in ALK’s preferences pane, switched off by default. This disables glow FX and limits frame-rate to 30 FPS.

Those who wish to retain ALK’s original graphical look can re-enable this option at any time. Users can also expect significant reductions in GPU temperature and fan RPM.

New Features:

  • New graphics toggle in preferences results in up to 30% CPU improvement

Bugs Fixed:

  • Grid numbers change with zoom level when time signature numerator is an odd number
  • Graphical level meters now decay consistently at all buffer sizes

Known Issues:

  • Visual waveform bug
  • Issues running Waves VST plugins (Audio Units working correctly)

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Audionamix head “Back To School” with Promotions

Audionamix Back 2 School 2018

Audionamix, today and through August 22nd, 2018, are offering “Back To School” promotions on their XTRAX Stems (SAVE $20!) and TRAX Pro 3 SP (SAVE a WHOPPING “$500″!) products. Grab them at now at these special prices, here at the DontCrack Store!

Audionamix TRAX Pro 3 SP, available here at the DontCrack Store

Audionamix XTRAX Stems, available here at the DontCrack Store


Sale Price: $499 (MSRP $999)

TRAX Pro SP builds on the foundation of the award-winning software, ADX TRAX, to offer the first full-feature, automated speech separation software. Separate, isolate and remove melodies, vocals, speech and dialogue from full mono or stereo mixes.

TRAX Pro SP introduces a speech-optimized separation algorithm which automatically detects and separates speech, allowing you to extract or remove dialogue from background elements. TRAX Pro SP also includes a new automatic consonants detection feature to help maintain the clarity of the separated voice. Audionamix also expanded the lower pitch range on separations to improve the performance of the software on deeper voices.


Sale Price: $79 (MSRP $99)

XTRAX STEMS, the world’s first fully-automatic stem creator, can easily separate any song into its drum, vocal and remaining music components. Created for DJs, music producers and remix artists, XTRAX STEMS allows users to create multi-track content to control during live sets, opening up possibilities for easy remixing, sampling and a cappella creation like never before!

XTRAX STEMS can be used also by musicians to practice along with their favorite tracks. Singers and drummers can play along with the song with the vocals or drums turned off. They can also listen to soloed vocal or drum parts to spot all the details of the original performance, vocal harmonies, and mixing techniques.

About Audionamix

Since 2003, Audionamix has established itself as the global leader in audio source separation. Based on years of audio research, the company developed the revolutionary, patented ADX Technology and continues to pioneer audio solutions for the film, broadcast and music industries. Audionamix’s technical expertise in isolating and separating elements from a master recording empowers content owners, engineers, producers, and artists to create new musical arrangements, and unlock television and movie assets for expanded distribution.

In 2014, Audionamix released ADX TRAX, a specialized audio software that utilizes the company’s ADX technology to allow musicians and audio engineers to easily and quickly isolate melodic elements from instrumental tracks for multiple applications. Internationally located in Los Angeles and Paris, Audionamix’s technology and services provide innovative solutions to a wide range of audio challenges.

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Touch Loops release ‘Expansive Electronica’

Touch Loops Expansive Electronica

Our good friends and excellent sound design and sample loop company Touch Loops have today released their new offering, “Expansive Electronica”; with 202 loops and 100 one shots, deeper than the ocean rolling sub bass lines, expansive ethereal pads and soundscapes, distorted analogue leads and arps, and much more! Grab this pack today for $24.99 at the DontCrack Store.

Touch Loops Expansive Electronica, available here at the DontCrack Store

Brooding, soaring, system ready yet incredibly beautiful, this analogue beast is as progressive as it is delicate, as tough as it is controlled and in all contexts should be described as awe inspiring. Influenced by Berlin techno yet with it’s heart firmly placed in both the film and electronica world.

This incredible genre melting sample pack just oozes with class and synth control. View more details of this pack at the store link above, and dive in!

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PSP Audioware oldTimer ME – Blood Moon Sale

PSP oldTimer ME Blood Moon Sale 2018

PSP Audioware announce “Blood Moon Sale”, with their fantastic oldTimer ME compressor/limiter plug-in available for only $19.99 until July 31st, 2018. You can purchase oldTimer ME now at this great price direct from the DontCrack Store!

PSP Audioware oldTimer ME, limited time promo for $19.99, at the DontCrack Store

Check out some great testimonials below from influential engineers in the music industry…

I love it (the PSP oldTimer compressor). Where did you hide the tubes?!!!! PSP is one of the few companies out there who knows how to put real analog character into a plug-in and maintain the transparency.

Bob Katz, Digital Domain, Orlando, FL, USA;
Author of the Mastering Audio – The Art And The Science

The PSP oldTimer gives a musical fullness that is unlike any other compressor I’ve used. While it can be set to “pump” as a true “old timer”, the subtlety of this compressor is that is fills in the music in a way that brings a sweeter or more musical density, (particularly from ratio 1.5 upwards) that makes a different kind of sonic impact from a conventionally squashed track – more subtle, hence more powerful a tool.

George Daly, About Records, San Francisco, CA, USA

Every so often a “must have” plug-in comes along – this was certainly true with PSP VintageWarmer and it is with PSP oldTimer whilst it’s not based on any vinage or historical models – it reminds me of many I have used,including my own now vintage Summit Audio TLA 100.

I have only had PSP oldTimer for a short while but it is already my new favorite compressor for drum room mics and Tom Toms – As a logic pro user it’s important that any new plug-in doesn’t hog all my CPU and it appears to be easy on that front probably the best £50 quid you’ll spend this side Xmas!

Steve Levine, Grammy Winning Producer;
Chairman of The Music Producers Guild, London, UK

PSP’s oldTimer has a digital brain and an analog soul. Pumps like classic analog but without the grit and loss of high end when pushed. Coloration is just enough to smooth the sound without dulling the edge. It’s a terrific new brush for the paint box.

Alan Silverman, Arf! Mastering, New York, NY, USA

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Audified release MixChecker Pro

Audified MixChecker Pro

Audified have released MixChecker Pro, an update on the original plug-in with new simulations and features to allow you to “Double Check Your Mix!”. Available now at the DontCrack Store, see the details below in the news for what’s new for this great new product from the Audified company.

Audified Mix Checker Pro, available for only $179 here at the DontCrack Store

Simulate the devices and environment of your audience to make your mix exceptional for everyone.

Everyone who mixes content for the audience has to make sure that the mixes sound great on every consumer device in every environment. It can be done quickly and easily with MixChecker or MixChecker Pro. With tons of new features, the Pro version lets you simulate the exact surroundings and devices of your listeners.

What’s new?

Everything! Even though the interface has the same elegance and ease of use as the original MixChecker. See below…

New Simulations

All characteristics are newly measured, the processing engine is completely different with lower latency and better phase linearity. No simple impulse responses inside.

Create Sets Of Simulations

Drag the selected simulations in any order to the MixChecker buttons. Save your selection to several “Button sets” together with stereo base width and volume level for each button.

Custom Settings and Labels for Buttons

The MixChecker buttons have several adjustable parameters. You may even assign one simulated device to several buttons, each with different settings. To distinguish between them, there could be a custom label placed over each button.


Audified are experts in exact modeling of distortions and saturations, either of speakers or of amps, preamps and other circuits. They have used this experience and added modeling of these distortions to MixChecker Pro.

Background Noise

MixChecker adds a possibility to add some audio background with adjustable volume. The combination with simulated devices is quite sophisticated: When you select simulation of phones, the path of the noise through the headphones and ears is simulated, so you hear the realistic combination of the mix playing from headphones and of the noise, coming through headphones from outside.

Auto Advance

You don’t need to browse through simulations manually. The adjustable auto advance function does it for you.

Advanced Stereo Modes

Except of simple Mono mode, MixChecker offers channel swap, listening to each channel separately in both monitors. Furthermore, each simulation has adjustable width of the stereo base.

Web Browser, iOS and Android Remote Control

MixChecker Pro comes accompanied by web browser, mobile phone or tablet control. You may walk around your studio when checking the final mix, save the valuable screen size.

More Improvements

Improvements include interface zoom and calibration. And, Audified have removed the compensation buttons, which in some cases they helped the simulation process but for many speakers it had negative impact to the fidelity of simulation. See the full explanation in the user manual.

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Touch Loops release 5 new Sample Packs

Touch Loops Sample Libraries

Available now at DontCrack, Touch Loops have released 5 new sample library packs for your delectable delight! Find in the news below and more detail in the product pages; exciting Hip-Hop, RnB, Jazz Guitar, Pop, Underground and more stylized Samples and MIDI Loops from UNDERGROUND DNB, JAZZ GUITARS, VELVET POP, LO-FI HIP-HOP, and CRYSTAL SOUL.

Touch Loops’ new sample packs and all libraries are available here, at the DontCrack Store


Features :

  • 668MB Content Size
  • 172 Loops
  • 321 One Shots


Features :

  • 150 Loops
  • 868MB Content Size


Features :

  • 588.3MB Content Size
  • 192 Loops
  • 113 One Shots


Features :

  • 445.5MB Content Size
  • 124 Loops
  • 96 One Shots
  • 3 Bespoke Ableton FX Racks


Features :

  • 975.1MB Content Size
  • 200 Loops
  • 100 One Shots
  • 114 MIDI Loops

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New P&M Amp Simulation Video

The latest video about the Plug & Mix V.I.P. Bundle has been released. It focuses on the Guitar Amp Simulation plug-ins contained in the bundle. This time Jerry starts by using dry guitar tracks and then applies the Amp Sims to each of them, building his guitar tones. Take a look to see how Plug & Mix plug-ins can help you get great guitar sounds very quickly.

The new “Guitar Amps in the Plug & Mix V.I.P. Bundle” video

The complete V.I.P. Bundle from P&M is available at $99 right now at the DontCrack Store

The Individual Plug-ins from P&M are available at $19 right now at the DontCrack Store

The V.I.P. Bundle is on sale for $99 this month. With 50 great-sounding plug-ins now included in this collection, that means each plug-ins costs less than $2!

The V.I.P. Bundle from Plug & Mix is unique in many ways. It started out as a collection of 20 plug-ins that were developed in response to demand for great sound quality and total efficiency. Over the years Plug & Mix listened to the suggestions of the users to add another 30 audio effects and has now grown to include 50 plug-ins. They are now used in audio productions and post-production studios throughout the world.

With the V.I.P plug-in series, dialing in a great sound has never been easier: Simply load the plug-in and turn a knob or two for instant sonic satisfaction.

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