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  • 500th Release Celebration – $500 Gift Card & Free Music Software Giveaway

    I gotta be real with you, I’m absolutely mind-blown by the milestone we’re celebrating right now!   Starting my journey with Black Octopus Sound 12 years back as a sound designer, I never in a million years thought you and I would having this conversation.   Whoa. We’ve dropped 500 Black Octopus Sound sample packs, […]

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  • EastWest Hollywood Fantasy wins the NAMM TEC best musical instrument award

    EastWest Hollywood Fantasy wins the NAMM TEC best musical instrument award! Hollywood Fantasy Orchestra is the 2024 NAMM TEC Award Winner for best musical instrument software. Now available for $499 5 Star review from SoundonSound magazine BRING FANTASY WORLDS TO LIFE Introducing Hollywood Fantasy Orchestra, a brand-new orchestra that includes everything you need to create […]

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  • Oberheim announces the OB-X8 analog synthesizer

    A Classic — Evolved The OB-X8 is more than just a new OB-series Oberheim. It’s engineered to be the best modern OB ever created. Oberheim has announced the OB-X8 synthesizer, a fusion of the OB-X, OB-XA, & OB-8 Synthesizers all in one.  In collaboration with Sequential & Focusrite this legendary collaboration is sure to bring […]

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  • Top 10 Must Have Packs of 2021

    We have so many packs here at Black Octopus Sound it is literally impossible to narrow this down to a top 10 packs list. But alas, it is the trend… it is expected.. and therefore I will give you my personal *and unbiased* opinion of the must have packs we have released so far this […]

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