Samplephonics has announced the release of Brazilian Percussion, a sample library featuring a collection of Brazilian drum and percussion loops.
Brazilian Percussion Loops is an epic sample library of 400 traditional live Brazilian drum and percussion loops, beautifull played and expertly recorded, full of energy, swing and movement, and ready to spice up any production or composition.
The sample pack contains a broad selection of traditional Brazilian percussion instruments, including Atabaque, Berimbau, Pandeiros, Caixas, Surdo, Repique, Chocalho, Tarol, Zabumba, Agogos, Cuica and other organic percussive instruments.
The sounds and samples have been supplied with full mixes, end samples and individual stems for layering and groove building.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £34.70 GBP.
Beta Monkey Music has announced Studio Percussion Toolbox, a sample library featuring a collection of percussion loops and samples.
Add the flavor of popular world percussion rhythms with Studio Percussion Toolbox. Beta Monkey Music brings a wonderfully diverse cross-section of the most sought-after and requested World and Ethnic percussion styles to your music. Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, funk, hip-hop and more popular styles have been captured to perfection and ready to enhance and inspire your songwriting.
And, to give your music even more, you’ll find the finest sounding samples of congas, bongos, surdos, pandeiros, shakers, udus, rainsticks and other instruments in one intense, focused library of essential world percussion drum loops and samples.
Studio Percussion Toolbox features
192 (232 GB 24-bit WAV and Apple Loops; 117 MB 16-bit WAV) original, license-free drum loops, samples in 16-bit, 24-bit WAV, APPLE LOOPS formats.
272 single (50 MB 24-bit WAV; 33 MB 16-bit WAV) drum and cymbal samples.
Instant Digital Download or DVD Format – ALL ACIDized WAV, APPLE, and REX2 (if available) formats included for download and/or for hard copy DVD purchases.
Peace Love Productions has announced the release of Brazillian Lounge, a collection of live loops sessions.
Brazilian Lounge (Live Loop Sessions) is the work of professional keyboardist Thiago Pinheiro of Brazil who has performed with such talents as Stevie Wonder, drummer Guilio Figueroa, keyboardist John Hobart, and bassist Evren Edler. Thiago together with Guilio, John and Evren recorded the live sessions in Studio City, California at the infamous Studio City Sound.
Under the command of producer Jason Donnelly and engineer Thom (Owner of Studio City Sound) these live sessions are tracked, hand quantized, and looped to perfection for that smooth and jazzy Brazilian Lounge style. The focus here was to showcase a piano and rhodes heavy collection that could effectively feature Thiago’s limitless creativity. In this piano and rhodes heavy collection are essential bass lines, percussion, brass, organs, guitars, and drums to give it construction kit appeal.
Each piano and rhodes performance is 16 to 32 bars in length with a lot of different creative templates to choose from. There are thousands of sections to cut and edit to make your own new material. At over 2 gigs these live handcrafted timeless loops and one-shots is the one that you will have a life-long appeal to. Your go to for the most amazing and complex melodies and rhythms the great people of Brazil have to offer. Inspired by groups with the likeness of Thievery Corporation. 24 bit 44.1kHz Stereo. NI Battery Kontakt and EXS drum kits included.
Numerous hip hop classics have been built around dusty, swinging breaks played on live drums. With Hip Hop Drums, we present a collection of breaks and single-shot sounds with the same timeless feel as the classics, all configured and customized for Ableton Live.
The Brazilian Drums and Percussion Ableton Live Pack brings the infectious grooves and sounds of world-renowned drummer, Celso Alberti (Steve Winwood, Airto, Flora Purim, Herbie Mann), directly into your own Live sessions.
Hip Hop Drums for Ableton features
464 Live Clips, 117 Presets, 12 Live Sets.
365.3 MB content (219.6 MB download size).
Requires Live 8.2.2 or higher.
Celso Alberti – Brazilian Drums for Ableton features
The Loop Loft has announced a limited time sale for its ReFill Bundle, a collection of 8 ReFill libraries for Propellerhead Reason.
This weekend we’re slashing the price of our ReFill Bundle in half, giving you instant access to all eight of our custom Reason ReFills (a $129 savings)!
Now’s your chance to load up your Reason library with a wide range of Loop Loft content including Brazilian, Funk, Jazz, Cinematic, and World Drums, as well as electric bass by Janek Gwizdala (Mike Stern, Randy Brecker) and saxophone by Bob Reynolds (John Mayer, Richard Bona).
ReFill Bundle includes
Janek Gwizdala Fodera Sessions ReFill
Celso Alberti Brazilian Drums & Percussion ReFill
Indie Rock Drums ReFill
Cinematic Drums ReFill
Funk Essentials ReFill
World Percussion Vol 1 ReFill
The Art of Brushes ReFill
The Bob Reynolds Collection ReFill
The ReFill Bundle sale ends Monday August 1st at 12:00pm EST.
Future Loops has released Total Bossa Nova, a sample pack that brings you the best of Bossa Nova music in over 2 GB of original samples.
Total Bossa Nova was entirely recorded in Brazil, featuring performances from experienced Bossa Nova musicians that live and breathe the genre. The result is a very diverse sample pack where you can find: Upright & Electric Bass, Nylon & Electric Guitars, Percussion, Pianos, Rhodes, Saxophones, Flutes, Trumpets and even Male & Female Vocals in a total of 24 different Instruments.
Featuring over 1300 Loops, Total Bossa Nova was recorded in Tempos that range from 65 Bpm to 93 Bpm and multiple keys, to bring you a wide and complete taste of the Bossa Nova Sound.
Total Bossa Nova promises to be highly useful for someone looking for authentic Brazilian sounds but also for anyone who wants to add a tropical vitamin boost to any pop, dance, electronic or upbeat tune.
Total Bossa Nova is available to purchase for 44.97 EUR.
Loopmasters has announced the release of Da Lata – Afro Brazil Parade Vol 1, a fresh and exciting collection of royalty free Brazilian and Latin American infused organic sounds from the studio of Christian Franck.
Da Lata are an act which have constantly fused many live musicians, singers, percussionists and DJs together over the years and are considered one of the leaders of the Jazz/Afro/Samba/Live Funk crossover genres who have maintained a constant presence in the Dance/Fusion crossover scene for the last decade and who are seriously respected for the quality of their productions and live performances.
For Producers looking for a royalty free collection of sounds to make Deep, Tribal, Progressive or Soulful House – or Future Funkateers creating groove infused Hip Hop, Downtempo or Future Soul and Broken Beat – this is a unique collection which you will be dipping into for years!
Da Lata – Afro Brazil Parade Vol 1 features
400MB of sun drenched samples (16 bit) and rich grooves between 68 – 134 Bpm.
Over 220 live played and programmed loops, and 60 single samples.
17 ready to play patches for all the main soft samplers including 14 instrument patches and 3 drum kits.
Available as a main Zip or separately in Apple Loops, Reason Refill or Ableton Live formats.
Da Lata – Afro Brazil Parade Vol 1 is available to purchase for £24.95 GBP.