Cambridge, MA � iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, and Black Octopus, creators of high-quality sounds for music production, have released Modern Grooves, a new expansion pack for iZotope''s acclaimed drum sculpting and beat sequencing plug-in, BreakTweaker.Featuring modern, clean, and crisp sounds with a dash of retro throwback, the expansion includes more than 300 sounds with 40 presets�all designed to have a timeless feel and work well with a wide range of material.In an interview with iZotope, Black Octopus founder Toby Emerson describes his approach to creating Modern Grooves: �I hope the pack will provide something for artists of all skill levels. Users can start with the presets and then tweak the sounds to create something original� For people wanting to sketch ideas in the studio, I tried to lay out the patterns in a musically logical way�someone could jam out full tracks on the fly just by switching between the patterns using a keyboard or MIDI controller.�Modern Grooves can be seen and heard on iZotope''s YouTube channel: http://youtu.be/y801efft7HUPricing and availability:� Modern Grooves is available now at iZotope.com for $39.00. � BreakTweaker is on sale now through July 31, 2014 for $199 (save $50) or BreakTweaker Expanded for $249 (save $50). � BreakTweaker is available with demo content as a free 10-day trial at iZotope.com/BreakTweaker.Visit the iZotope blog for more on Modern Grooves, including a full Q&A with Toby Emerson of Black Octopus Sound.About iZotopeiZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. Used by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe. Through a robust licensing program, iZotope also powers products made by industry partners such as Adobe, Avid, Microsoft, and Sony. iZotope was recently honored with an Emmy� Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its flagship audio repair suite, RX�.