Robotic Bean today releases Portapacks, expansion packs for their popular Portatron Tape Synthesizer plugin. Portatron has already made waves in the music production industry for its quirky sound design and creative features. With Portapacks, Robotic Bean offers a variety of complete 4-track cassette patches, and individual samples, that can be conveniently accessed directly in the plugin’s browsers.
On launch day, the Robotic Bean shop offers 14 meticulously crafted Portapacks by the renowned sound design experts at SonalSystem, with more to come in the future. The Portapacks span a wide range of sounds, from ambient drones to complete synthwave loops with drums, bass, arp and melody tracks.
Here are the available expansion packs:
- Beta Retrowave Melodics vol 1-2
- Colours vol 1-2
- Come Drone With Me
- Dark Matter – Tales From The Synth Side vol 1-5
- Horizons – Modern Classic Wave
- Sans Fin vol 1
- Syndicate 2123 – Distressed Cinema
Portapack format features:
- Contains patches, samples, and cassette cover artwork
- Automatically appear under the Library tab in Portatron, and in sample browsers
- Portapack samples are included in the user’s own patches when saving
- Small file size due to lossless compression and duplicate removal
Pricing and availability
Portapacks are available for immediate download from the Robotic Bean shop and will retail for 9.99 to 24.99 USD/EUR, with an introductory discount of 25% until September 31.
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