Zero-G/Xfonic has released Beats from the East, a massive and unique collection of beats recorded with ethnic percussive instruments.
This enormous beat collection of unparalleled quality has been a 7-year long project of the South Asian beats guru and No.1 hit producer Eranga Jayawansa. Using the latest technology combined with authentic ethnic percussion, these loops deliver extra individuality and spice.
Beats from the East covers all the genres from HipHop and RnB to Techno and House plus more experimental beats. More than half of the collection features the use of ethnic percussive instruments (tabla, dholak, kanjira, ghatam, yak bera, geta bera, thammattama, udakki, raban, clay pots, bamboos, conga, djembe, darbuka etc).
Beats from the East features
1152 Acidized WAV files.
1152 AIFF Apple Loops.
1152 Stylus compatible REX2 files.
47 EXS24 Instruments.
47 Kontakt Instruments.
47 Reason NN-XT Instruments.
Beats from the East is available as a DVD or download exclusively from Time+Space for RRP £49.95 GBP / 58.95 EUR.
The Control Centre has released Tape Breaks Vol.1 – 3, Ethnic Percussion, and Diamonds And Dust, new sample packs.
New The Control Centre sample packs
Tape Breaks Vol.1 – A collection of 135 unique, improvised drum breaks and 93 individual kick, snare, hihat, cymbal and tom samples, originally recorded on four track tape at the Spanish City Funfair in Whitley Bay in 1997.
Tape Breaks Vol.2 – A collection of 137 funky, lofi, drum breaks and 105 individual kick, snare, hihat, cymbal and tom samples. Originally recorded to four track tape at North Parade, Whitley Bay in 1997.
Tape Breaks Vol.3 – A collection of original, driving breakbeats, recorded to four track tape during 2000/2001. The pack includes 157 loops and 71 individual kick, snare, hihat, cymbal and tom samples from the same sessions.
Drum Hardware – Yamaha 9000 5-Piece Drum Kit, Pearl Export Steel 6″ Snare, Ufip 13″ Hi-Hats, Zildjan 20″ Ride Cymbal, Zildjan 16″ Crash Cymbal. The drums were played by Darren Guy, and re-mastered and edited at The Control Centre.
Ethnic Percussion – A unique collection of 74 percussion loops featuring Indian Tablas, Morroccan Bongos, Tunisian Darbuka, and Morroccan Doumbek.
Diamonds And Dust – A collection of 24 sampled run in and run off grooves, needle drops and lifts, utilizing my record collection and a Philips 777 “Direct Control” turntable. Perfect for adding some vinyl “dirt” to those pristine digital recordings. All looped up and ready to use.
The Tape Breaks packs are available to purchase for $15 USD each, Ethnic Percussion is $5 USD. The Diamonds And Dust sample pack is available as a free download.
Splurgo Audio has announced the release of Popular Percussion and Ultimate Percussion, two sample pack bundles.
New Splurgo Audio bundle packs
Popular Percussion BUNDLE PACK — This percussion bundle pack contains all popular percussion loops available at Splurgo Audio. These packs are all best sellers. You can find bodhran, conga, darbuka, arabic framedrum and tabla loops. We also included a bonus pack of 20 percussion loops, which makes a total of 572 loops. All loops are beatmapped at various bpm and available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
Ultimate Percussion BUNDLE PACK — This bundle exists of all percussion loops offered at Splurgo Audio. Bongo, Bodhran, Cajon, Conga, Darbuka, Djembe, Framedrum, Mason Jar, Shaker, Tabla, Udu and Wooden Frog loops. A bonus pack of 50 different percussion loops is included which makes a total of 1183 loops in this pack. All loops are beatmapped at various bpm and available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
The Popular Percussion Bundle Pack is available to purchase for $ 44.95 USD. The Ultimate Percussion Bundle Pack is $84.95 USD.
Splurgo Audio has announced the release of Darbuka Loops Pack 2 and Computer Sounds Pack, two new downloadable sample packs.
New Splurgo Audio sample packs
Darbuka Loops Pack 2 – This is the second installment of the bestselling Darbuka Loops. This pack contains the most popular middle eastern 3/4 rhythms. These rhythms are included: Abwanii, Daarij, Darj, Ghiita, Hazaj, Khalaas al awwal, Makhluf, Qantara, Quddaam, Shiishtosh, Tsamiko and Yuruk as-Samaa’ii. This pack contains 44 loops in 90 and 110 bpm (3/4 timing). All files are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
Computer Sounds Pack – Relive the old commodore 64 days with these retro 8 bit like sounds. This pack contains 36 melodies. All loops are in the key of ‘A’ and ‘D’ and 120 and 140 bpm. All files are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
The Darbuka Loops 2 and Computer Sounds sample packs are available to purchase for $5.95 USD each.