Equinox Sounds' Downbeat Electronic Dance Drums (approximately $13.50) is a downloadable collection of drum loops and sounds in Acid, WAV, and Rex2 formats, in the 80–120 BPM range. With this pack, you get more than 600 drum loops and sounds suitable for downbeat electronic genres such as ambient, IDM, experimental, industrial, and trip-hop.
Architecture Waveforms Cakewalk Edition ($29.95) is the latest wavetable synth collection from Galbanum. It offers over 2,500 wavetables in WAV sample format for use in Cakewalk Rapture, Cakewalk Dimension Pro, and other supported synths and samplers. You can download the collection from Galbanum's online shop.
Torq v. 1.0.4 (Mac/Win) is now available from M-Audio. To download the update, visit the company Web site's "Software Updates" section and select the file that works with your computer.
TerraTec Producer's Komplexer synthesizer now comes bundled with either the Phase X24 FW or the Phase 24 FW FireWire audio interfaces. Learn more about the Phase X24 FW bundle ($499) and Phase 24 FW bundle ($399) at TerraTec's Web site.