Loopmasters has launched EDM Hooks and Drops, a new sample pack from Dan Larsson.
EDM Hooks and Drops features 10 ready to arrange build up and drop kits loaded with inspiring hooks, powerful drums and huge layered synths and SFX for dance producers worldwide.
This huge 1Gb collection contains all the inspiring elements needed to create full EDM productions including catchy melodic riffs played by driven multi layered synths, powerful side chained drop synths, 10 build-up kits with loop stems of each element for maximum flexibility both in 4 and 8 bars versions. The drum loops also feature separate stem loops of kick, tops and percussion adding to the flexibility.
Producers should also expect to find multi sampled instruments for creating your own Big Room drops and hooks, crisp punchy drum shots and all the MIDI data for the Hooks and Drop Kits allowing you to fully customize the sound and melody.
The pack costs £29.95 GBP. It is currently available at a 25% discount as part of Loopmasters’ Summer Sale.
More information: Loopmasters / EDM Hooks and Drops
5Pin Media has launched Aggressive Drum & Bass Beats, a new MIDI Focus series sound library by Dan Larsson.
This collection covers the more energetic style of Drum & Bass Beats made popular by the likes of Noisia, Black Sun Empire, Blockhe4d and Pendulum to name a few. When it comes to no-nonsense slamming breaks and beats Producer Dan Larsson is the Don!
Designed for both producers and DJs alike the sounds and MIDI are arranged across 13 drum kits with 10 patterns per kit, all clearly labelled for quick and easy access.Each kit is ready for laying down as either a full production backing track or to use as a mix tool when DJing.
To make the combination of patterns to sounds virtually endless the kits and MIDI have all been mapped consistently and as close to the GM standard as possible allowing for the playing of any kit with any of the included MIDI files. So be bold and experiment, we guarantee you will be rewarded by the results.
The sound library is available for purchase for £19.95 GBP.
More information: 5Pin Media / Aggressive Drum & Bass Beats
Loopmasters has launched Kick Machines, a sound library featuring a collection of production ready kick drum preset racks for Ableton Live.
Built from the ground up using only Ableton Live instruments and effects, Dan Larsson returns for more skilful production tricks and techniques with a collection of Kick Drum Machines, featuring 5 dedicated Kick Drum Instrument Racks and 55 separate templates that cover a huge tonal palate to stretch across a wide genre of Dance music productions.
These Kick drums presets are made exclusively for Live and feature Abletons incredible FM synth, Operator and native effects, combined into neat instrument racks assigned with macros for flexible tweaking and morphing.
All of the sounds are purely synthesized and come in 5 tonal varieties which can be selected as the starting point to build your own unique Kicks, including Deep House used for more subtle but weighty kicks, DnB for aggressive Punchy Kicks, Dubstep for Hard and Flappy Kicks, EDM/Techno for Hard 4X4 Kicks and finally Progressive for more traditional House Kicks.
Also added to the collection is 55 custom tweaked Kicks by Dan that come as separate Live Set templates featuring 11 Kicks of each tonal range, loaded with a basic MIDI Clip to get you started.
The Kick Machines pack is available for £16.95 GBP. Requires Ableton Live/Suite 8.1.3+.
More information: Loopmasters / Kick Machines
rv_samplepacks has launched Designer D&B and Dubstep Snares, a collection of 140 snare samples designed by Dan Larsson.
Using multiple layering and heavy processing techniques these heavyweight snares will push your Dubstep and DnB beats to the forefront like laser guided missiles. Each sound has been perfectly EQ-ed for maximum punishment from thunderous claps and flappy smaks to tight punchy and in-your-face cracks this collection takes no prisoners.
The collection features snare samples gathered into three unique folders with layered snares and claps for big impact beats, tight and heavy snares with plenty of punch in the mid and low range perfect for high energy but controlled breaks and finally the tiny snares folder is full of crisp short snares great for adding layers to an existing beat or when you need your loop a little tighter.
Each of the snare samples has also been perfectly tuned with each file name including the true key making it even easier to hone in the right sound ensuring your beats will be harmonically compatible with the all-important bass line.
The sample pack costs £9.95 GBP.
More information: rv_samplepacks / Designer D&B and Dubstep Snares
5Pin Media has launched Bass House & Garage Beats a new MIDI Focus sound library.
Designed to get your Deep, Bass and Garage productions cruising in top groove. 5Pin Media proudly brings you MIDI Focus – Bass House & Garage Beats.
Following on from his successful “Deep House Beats” who better than 5Pin Beatsmith Dan Larsson to forge a new set of beats filled to the brim with attitude, swagger and groove made popular by the likes of Mia Dora, Dusky, Disclosure, Midland, George Fitzgerald and Huxley to name a few.
Dan serves up 13 custom Drum kits with an average of 12 individual one-shots and 10 unique MIDI grooves per kit. Each and every sound has been skillfully shaped and “tuned” to fit the designated Musical Key of each kit, taking the guess work out of finding musical elements to match. Many of the kits also feature phat bass sounds and deep chords synonymous with the style.
The library costs £19.95 GBP.
More information: 5Pin Media / Bass House & Garage Beats
5Pin Media has released Dubstep Beats Looped, the first in a new series comprising top quality loops in REX, APPLE & WAV formats.
Who better then 5Pin stalwart Dan Larsson to kick off this exciting new series. Dan serves up a mighty selection of Dubstep Beats filled with unrivaled diversity and depth, making it the perfect tool no matter what sub-genre you are looking to create.
As with our MIDI based products, the 5Pin philosophy of maximum flexibility and usability remains unchanged, as we provide all of the loops broken down into single elements across all 3 of the major file formats.
In detail you will find Full, Full Top, HiHats, Percussion, Kick and Snare loops for each drum set. A total of 53 drum sets totaling 356 loops all in pristine 24bit quality audio not to mention clearly labeled and organized.
The sample library costs £22.95 GBP.
More information: 5Pin Media / Dubstep Beats Looped
5Pin Media has released Glitch Hop Beats, a new MIDI Focus series sound library.
Yet again uber beatsmith Dan Larsson serves up a collection of mesmerizing broken beats with plenty snap, bite and venom for the ever growing Glitch Hop, Moombahton and Dubstep fraternity.
Designed for both producers and DJs alike the sounds and MIDI are arranged across twelve drum kits with 4 unique grooves per kit. Each groove has further been broken down into 2 parts, with the second part featuring some sick glitch action. As with all 5Pin products the MIDI and Sounds are all clearly labeled and organized for quick and easy access.
To make the combination of patterns to sounds virtually endless the kits and MIDI have all been mapped consistently and as close to the GM standard as possible allowing for the playing of any kit with any of the included MIDI files. Be bold and experiment, we guarantee you will be rewarded by the results.
Glitch Hop Beats features
- 161 drum samples + 104 drum MIDI files.
- 13 bonus music Wav stems & MIDI files.
- 12 drum kits + 1 bonus drum kit.
- 1 Ableton Live 8 project.
- 13 soft sampler patches for Live 8 Drum Racks, Maschine, Kontakt3, Battery3, NN-XT, EXS24, Halion and SFZ.
- 103 MB, 24-bit quality.
- Please Note: Requires NI Maschine 1.8.2+ for Maschine Projects.
Glitch Hop Beats costs £19.95 GBP.
More information: 5Pin Media / Glitch Hop Beats