Robot on Timegate Symbiosis compilation
One of the very first Datacult tracks has been released on the Timegate Symbiosis compilation! Together with Beat Bizarre, Man Machine, Zen Mechanics and other real Psytrance heros. Don't miss it!
Listen to the compilation at Beatport and share it on Soundcloud
Transform beer to drums - a sounddesign tutorialSometimes people ask "What is the best synth for this or that?". The answer is: Beer! I couldn't resist and just had to record a video on how to transform some old beer cans into a kick, a bass, hi-hats and percussion...
Alice im Wummerland Podcast featuring DatacultAlice im Wummerland just released their latest Podcast featuring Datacult. The Podcast includes all my latest releases and some upcoming stuff as well. Progressive rocks!
Villa Violet remix contest - Win a Roland TB-3 and a Dune 2 licenseContribute your own interpretation of the Villa Violet album tunes to win prizes from Roland Germany, Synapse Audio and Geomagnetic and get your remix heard & released worldwide!
Choose a tune, grab the remix kit and start working!
Prize: 1st winner receives a Roland TR-3 bassline synthesizer (worth 349 Euro). 2nd winds a Synapse Audio Dune 2 license (worth 177 Euro). Places 3 and 4 receive a copy of the mastered track and get promoted as part of the remix EP which will be released worldwide. All winners receive a CD of the Villa Violet album.
Kind Vibrations compilation featuring Frozen Ant out nowMy Frozen Ant Trip-Hop debut release is out on Section Records: Kind Vibrations - compiled by Gnomes of Kush. A pleasure to listen to the whole compilation. A 12 track compilation of Chill Out, Dub, Lounge and Ambient music. Featuring songs from Gus Till, Kaya Project, Sufi's Life, Torma in dub, IshDub, displacer, Mark Trance and more.
Catch it on Bandcamp
Dangerous Drums now MPC-readyJust updated my Dangerous Drums pack, which now includes support for the full range of modern Akai MPC models! That is: MPC 500, 1000, 2500, 5000, Rennaissance, Studio and Elements.
Plus the open SFZ format was added, including a soundbank for Beat Zampler. All on top of the existing patches for Maschine 2, Maschine Studio, Kontakt, Battery, Geist and Abletons Drumrack *phew* Any drummer missing?
Get the 20 kits here (there's also a free pack)
Not for girls: Itís Dangerous Drums - Drumkits for your samplerThis is for the filthy stuff: Dubstep, Breaks, Dark Techno, Electro, EDM, Hardstyle, Drum & Bass, Hardcore, Gabber and all your tunes that need really BIG DRUMS! The samples were recorded from acoustic kits, morphed with synthetic drums and mangled through tubes, diodes and all kind of dirty gear. And finally: Compressed to death! Without compromise. Do not expect drums to attract grandma!
The kits come with presets for Maschine 2 and Studio, Battery 3 and 4, Geist, Geist Lite and Ableton Drumrack for Live 8 upwards. You can drop the drums into any sampler as well. All sounds are royalty free.
Download a free pack containing 5 of the kits here and please spread the word:
Or grab the full pack containing 20 kits, presets and midi files for less than 6 bucks at:
Kostenlose FL Studio Workshops!Hier gibtís die ersten 6 Teile meiner Workshop Serie im Beat Magazin als PDF Downloads: www.marcoscherer.de/?t=writing.
- Vocal Recording
- Mit FL Studio live on Stage
- Remixen mit SliceX
- Organische Power dank M/S
- Monster-Drops mit Druck
- Automation - Alles in Bewegung
Roland JD-Xi patchesDid a bunch of sounds for the new Roland JD-Xi synth which got overwhelming good attention these days. So yeah, here it is: My first soundpack for a hardware synth! And a surprisingly good one btw.
Free Drumkits - something for the producersAs you never have enough drums I felt like starting 2015 with a freebie: 18 kits for Deephouse, Techno and Minimal, prepared for instant use in Maschine, Battery and Abletons Drumrack. All kits make use of the internal effects of each software, to give you maximum flexibility. And fun, of course!
The kits work with Maschine 1, 2 and Studio, Battery 3 and 4 and Ableton Live 8 upwards. You can load the drums into any sampler anyway. All drums are royalty free.
So what do you have to do for the kits? Nothing, just download. No emails are collected, no like buttons to be hit, nothing to be shared. Just grab the stuff. If you feel like sharing or donating, itís highly appreciated, though.