Mkhitaryan has announced a free Strum Ukulele sample pack and Royal Grand piano and African Djembe instrument libraries for Native Instruments Kontakt.
Let’s add some chirpy sunshine to your music. A little loop pack from MKHITARYAN Pr.
How often does someone have a Ukulele around? So here is a must have pack for island/hawaii/pop music producers.
The pack contains 20 high quality ukulele loops in two formats` 24bit Wav and AIFF (Apple Loops). The pack is royality and absolutly FREE.
Legendary GRAND PIANO software, its structural transparency, balanced register, and poetic and original style are the definitive characteristics of this Studio piano.
Home recording techniques using high-end equipment provided the raw material for the award-winning KONTAKT sample engine, ensuring the Royal Grand is indistinguishable from the original.
Djembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bamana people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying “Anke djé, anke bé” which translates to “everyone gather together in peace” and defines the drum’s purpose. In the Bambara language, “djé” is the verb for “gather” and “bé” translates as “peace”!
African Djembe is a studio-quality 24-bit, 2Mb nki Instrument that allows you play your keyboard exactly like a hand drum.
The sample pack and Kontakt libraries are available to donwnload at no charge.
More information: Mkhitaryan
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Wave Alchemy has launched Afro-Latin Percussion Volume 2, a collection of authentic Afro-Latin percussion ensembles, powerful tribal rhythms, expressive fills and intricate solo percussion performances.
Afro-Latin percussion Volume 2 offers an exciting collection of acoustic percussion loops, drum hits and mixed percussive ensembles, perfect for adding excitement and energy to pre-programmed drum tracks or layering with one-shot drums to create unique and organic percussion grooves.
Whilst Volume 1 focused on ‘light’ percussion instruments, Volume 2 focuses on ‘drum heavy’ Afro- Caribbean and Latin American percussion instruments including; multiple congas, quinto and tumba drums, djembe, bongos, cajon, mini-timbales and timbales.
Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 2 features
- 516 acoustic percussion loops and single hits (24bit)
- 380 raw authentic Afro-Latin percussion loops and fills, carefully recorded at 126 BPM using a well thought-out selection of high-end microphones and pre-amps.
- 316 time-corrected percussion loops – carefully created by editing the ‘raw’ percussion loops and performances.
- 136 one-shot percussion hits and FX samples, recorded completely dry, leaving adequate headroom for post processing.
- 316 REX2 loops.
- 5 sampler patches/kits for Battery, Kontakt, NN-XT and SFZ.
- 100% royalty-free.
The sample library is available to purchase for £24.95 GBP.
More information: Wave Alchemy / Afro-Latin Percussion Vol 2
Future Loops has announced the release of Dance Percussion 02, a collection of over 450 percussion Loops & One Shots specially designed for Dance & Electronic producers.
Dance Percussion 02 features live performances all recorded at the club-friendly tempo of 128 BPM and is aimed at a variety of dance genres : from House, Techno and Progressive to Electro, Breakbeat or Chill-Out.
Dance Percussion 02 includes Bongos, Congas and Djembe and the rhythmic patterns range from fast paced to tight and groovy. Dance percussion is was built for producers looking for dancefloor bursting percussive elements, organic elements to smooth out grooves and deep impact intros and breakdowns.
Dance Percussion 02 is available to purchase for 19.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Dance Percussion 02
Loops de la Crème has released the World Sounds Deluxe Set, a collection of percussion instruments for Native Instruments Kontakt.
A fascinating, highly detailed collection of over 30 percussion instruments, with unexpected additionnal features!
This sample pack features essential instruments (congas, djembes, drumset, tambourines…) as well as unique handmade ones (voodoo bone shaker, ghana double bell, calebasse…)
World Sounds Deluxe Set features
- Over 30 percussion instruments.
- 35 Kontakt patches.
- One main set with all the instruments spread over 7 octaves for instant playability.
- Up to 20 velocity layers for realistic, dynamic response.
- 22 unique chromatic patches ready to be combined and layered to create new ethnic instruments.
- All samples recorded with as little ambience as possible to ensure maximum flexibility and usefulness.
- 15 reverb impulse responses.
- Bonus nature loops (birds, savannah, forest ambience…)
- 776 samples , Total size unzipped: 294MB.
The World Sounds Deluxe Set is available to purchase for the intoductory price of 12 EUR / $15.90 USD until March 31st, 2012 (50% off regular). A free demo/preview kit (6 instruments, 1 Kontakt patch, 60 samples, 19MB) can be downloaded here.
More information: Loops de la Crème / World Sounds Deluxe Set
Splurgo Audio has released Djembe Loops Pack 2 and Udu Loops Pack 2, two new percussion sample libraries.
Djembe and Udu Loops features
- Djembe Loops Pack 2 – This pack is all about the African goblet drum. It contains 50 loops beatmapped at 100 bpm. All files are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
- Udu Loops Pack 2 – A simple African clay pot is the main ingredient for this pack. Inside are 54 loops beatmapped at 90 and 110 bpm. All files are available in Acid Pro Wav and Apple Garageband AIFF.
The Djembe Loops Pack 2 is available to purchase for $6.95 USD, the Udu Loops Pack 2 is $7.95 USD.
You can use coupon code WAKAWAKA at checkout for a 20% discount on these items and all other products from the Drums & Percussion section at Splurgo Audio. This offer is valid through December 31st, 2011.
More information: Splurgo Audio
Future Loops has released Dance Percussion 01, collection of over 500 percussion Loops & One Shots specially designed for Dance & Electronic producers.
Dance Percussion 01 features live performances all recorded at the club-friendly tempo of 128 BPM and is ready to bring depth and detail to your beat efforts : from House, Techno and Progressive to Electro , Breakbeat or Chill-Out.
The rhythmic patterns in Dance Percussion 01 range from fast paced to tight funky , from chilled to trance inducing. This sample pack was built for producers looking to construct complex and dancefloor bursting percussive arrangements or anyone who needs that extra organic swing to smooth out groove workouts . Also ideal to engineer deep impact intros or breakdowns.
Inside Dance Percussion 01 there Congas, Bongos and Djembe. Each instrument offers it’s unique tone so you have more possibilities to play with and mix in your tracks . Also included are 150 One-Shots that will allow you to develop entirely new rhythmic patterns from scratch and come up with fully customized percussion grooves.
Dance Percussion 01 is available to purchase for 19.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Dance Percussion 01
Loopmasters has released Musa M’Boob Presents – Tribal Drums, a sample library by Gambia’s #1 rated percussionist Musa M’Boob.
Born in 1963, Serrekunda, Gambia, West Africa to Dodou M’Boob, a well known and much regarded Gambian musician, Musa is a sixth generation Master Percussionist. Playing with his Father’s group from the age of 11, in 1985 he inherited the leadership of the band. His playing at festivals and musical events nationwide drew attention and acclaim to the degree that in 1988 the Gambian Ministry of Arts and Culture recognised Musa as the No. 1 Percussionist in the country.
Using a wide selection from Musa’s collection of beautiful instruments including Conga, Saber, Djembe and Bongos, this pack bursts with African spirit and powerful rhythms combined with the incredible precision and lyricism only a Master Percussionist can provide making it suitable for all modern music productions.
Musa M’Boob Tribal Drums features
- 154 percusssion loops (24bit quality), 600MB content.
- 55 Sherman filtered loops, 144 ribbon mic versions, 154 Neumann U87 mic versions.
- 30 percussion hits with included soft sampler patches for Kontakt, Reason NNXT, Halion, EXS24 and SFZ formats.
- Apple Loops, Ableton Live 7.0.2+ and Reason 4 Refill available separately.
Musa M’Boob presents – Tribal Drums is available to purchase for £24.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Musa M’Boob presents – Tribal Drums