Category Archives: loops and samples

Casio Day! A free collection of Casio VST plugins and sound packs!

In honor of demonicsweaters.com’s first ever Casio Day, I’ve put together this little collection of free Casio VSTs and sound banks! This is a collection of 7 Windows based VSTs, 2 sound banks, and one Ableton instrument that are all either Casio emulators, sampled from, or Casio inspired. Each listing has an individual download link, as well as mirrors. There’s also a rar file of all the plugins and sample packs together at the bottom of the post! Enjoy!

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vl toneFirst up is the classic and mega-cheesy VL tone! Here’s a nifty and very realistic free plugin called the VL1

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Kassiopeia! 2.0

Number two is what looks like one seriously awesome Casio CZ style emulator, The Kassiopeia!

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plastique_3For number three we’ve got the Plastique, an HT-700 inspired plugin. This little plugin is quite cool. Not really exactly like an HT, but has some great sounds and very useful. Still definitely has the Casio vibe too.

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mothmanz3000Number four is my own Mothman Z3000. This is another CZ type plugin. I modeled it specifically after the CZ-3000 with some slight differences. It comes bundled with 3 other Mothman synths. ALL FREE!

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Casiopea VST

Number five, Casiopia. This is yet another CZ inspired 8 voice polyphonic synth. I’ve posted all the different CZ plugins because each has their own character and sounds.

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Mokafix_Cheapo-Tone_3

 

Number Six – Cheapo-Tone, this is another VL inspired plugin, but instead of using samples, this one is a true software synth with digital oscillators to create the tones. You can also create your own patches from scratch and save them. Very cool!

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Casio PT-10Number Seven – Casio PT-10 Sound Pack. Here’s a 17mb soundpack from Seaweed Factory to be used in Ableton or anything really. There are sounds and loops included. 

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Casio CT 101Number Eight – Casiotone CT-101 Ableton Instrument. This is an ALP file to use in Ableton which is nice other than just having raw samples to work with. 

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Casio SK-1Number Nine – The undeniable classic Casio SK-1 (Sample Set) Unfortunately there’s not a plugin out there yet that emulates the sampling feature of an SK-1, but there’s some pretty good sound sets of the other built-in sounds, like this one. 

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casio fz-20mNumber Ten – Freon Surfer FZ. Last but not least is this really cool plugin that isn’t an FZ emulator, but rather drum samples that were captured from the Freon Surfer preset of the Sonic Charge MicroTonic software drum machine using the Casio FZ-20M, then made into a plugin with variable 9khz or 36khz sample rates, time stretched, and overdrive settings. 

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Well there you have it, 10 free plugins and sound sets that are all Casio! Now you have enough casio plugs to create a whole album using nothing but Casio sounds. Hmmmm… I just might do that!

If you want to cut to the chase and get everything at once, I’ve made a handy dandy rar file of everything in this post to download all at once!

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Ridiculously huge archive of free drum samples all famous drum machines!

drum sample lib

Here’s something I found while looking for vintage Simmons drum samples. The biggest archive of authentic Drum and Percussion Sound Samples of Drum-Machines on the Net… 319 free Drumkits online! Free download, Drum Samples, Drumsamples, Drumkits, Drum Kits, Vintage Samples wav, Electric Drum Kits, drum beats, Drum Sound, WAV sounds download

Source: …KB6.de… Free Drum Samples – Free Downloads – Drum Kit – Wav Samples

Click the link above or the image to go to the site. Many are completely free, but some require a small donation. Once you donate though you have access to all the machines! Totally worth it in my opinion!

Enjoy!

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Vintage Drum Machine | Free Roland CR-78 loop and sample pack download

free cr-78 drum machine loops

 

The CR-78 has always been one of my favorite vintage drum machines. Made famous by Phil Collins in the 1980s in brilliant mixtures of CR-78 with his incredible drumming, I think the sound of this machine is forever engraved inside of our heads. I’ll always feel like I’m cruising down A1A with Crockett and Tubbs in a Ferrari when I hear those smooth sounding wood blocks and filtered fuzzy snare drums.

Boxed Ear has offered up a great selection of free samples and loops from the CR-78 that you can download very easily from their site.

If for some reason that link doesn’t work, check my mirror.

Here’s the classic “In the air tonight” which uses the CR-78 as the main rhythm verse.

If you’re a super nerd, take a look at this CR-78 tee shirt below