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Puremagnetik has released Blip
which they say is a unique collection of instruments, kits and looped beats sourced from the original Atari 2600 sound chip. Blip is now available for Ableton Live 7, Kontakt 3 and Logic 8.
Puremagnetik tell us that Blip instantly transforms the user's DAW into a lo-fi and gritty sound source containing the full sonic palette from classic video games such as Pong and Space Invaders. Each sample program contains raw waveforms from the Atari 2600 that have been layered and processed for use in modern software samplers. Additionally, Blip comes packed with a collection of hot and crispy loops in Ableton Live Clip, Apple Loops (for Logic) and Beat Machine (for Kontakt) formats.
Hereâ€™s more details direct from Puremagnetikâ€¦
Customized for Ableton Live
The Live version of Blip comes in Ableton's multisample mode so that any Live 7 user can take advantage of this collection. Blip for Live has been categorized into raw "Multisample Programs", extensively tailored "Performance Racks" and six "Atari Percussion Banks" that utilize Ableton Drum Racks. Blip for Ableton Live also contains a collection of percussive MIDI clips complete with Macro controls and extensive rack programming.
Customized for Kontakt & Logic
Blip's Kontakt instruments and loop programs come loaded with effects, modulation routings and custom KSP GUIs for instant tweaking. The Apple Logic version includes a collection of EXS channel strips and advanced SIAL lo-fi percussion loops.
Key Features Include:
- Integrated Ableton Live 7 effects chains and macro mappings
- Ableton Live MIDI clips can be timestretched without quality degradation
- Customized Kontakt KSP GUI for easy editing and instant parameter tweaking
- SIAL loops for Logic load instantly with integrated channel strips
- Includes raw Atari 2600 waveforms for user instrument creation and experimentation
Pricing and Availability:
- Requires Ableton Live 7, Kontakt 3, Logic 8 or GarageBand
- 500 MB of physical RAM
Basic Monthly Subscription: $5.75/Month
Basic Yearly Subscription: $60/Year
All Access Pass - $198/Year