Loopmasters has launched Dread Recordings Drum & Bass Volume 1, a sample library by Titan.
The Mighty Drum & Bass Label Dread Recordings team up with Loopmasters for the first in a series of royalty free Drum and Bass sample packs created exclusively by Dread artists.
Celebrating 20 years in the business and following on from the Bladerunner and Ray Keith sample collections available at Loopmasters, Dread Recordings kick this brand new series off with an awesome collection of Jungle and D & B sounds by Titan featuring Bad Ass Breaks, Filthy Basses, Menacing Synths and dubbed out SFX tweaked and tuned ready for producers looking for inspiration for their next DnB Roller.
Birmingham born and bred Titan started his musical journey as a sound engineer and whilst experimenting with MC-ing he grew more interested towards the production side and slowly over time built up a solid and mostly self-taught production skillset fired up by an industrious work ethic which to this date has earned praise by his fans and fellow peers alike.
The sample pack is available for £24.95 GBP, with individual parts sold separately starting at £6.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Dread Recordings – Titan
Rankin Audio has launched Neuro DnB, a collection of 82 presets for the Massive synthesizer by Native Instruments.
Inspired by Noisia, Phace and Mefjus, Ed Rush and Optical, Audio and other cutting edge producers these presets are tailor made to give any Neuro track a fat and modern sound.
Thick and evil reeses, tortured morphing bass sounds, eerie pads, tight percussion and rich stab presets are all included to make this a perfect pack of sounds for anyone making Neuro tracks.
All Presets are made with loads of movement and grit to them so you don’t need to get bogged down resampling bass sounds to get that morphing Neuro sound we all know and love.
All presets have 8 macros set up to make tweaking and advanced modulation a breeze so you know they’ll slot instantly into your tracks and are made so you can twist the sounds up instantly, and all presets are tagged precisely, so they will fit perfectly in your library.
The soundset is available from Loopmasters for £14.95 GBP.
More information: Rankin Audio / Neuro DnB
Time+Space has launched a giveaway in which you can win tickets to Roni Size’s Production Masterclass at Metropolis Studios.
Drum and bass pioneer Roni Size, who is a fan of Spectrasonics, iZotope, VSL and Rob Papen plugins, will be appearing at London’s Metropolis Studios this June to talk exclusively about his music in a one-off production masterclass.
With a capacity of just 55 attendees, Roni will give an in-depth interview on his journey from unknown DJ to globally renowned artist and Drum and Bass innovator. He will also play a selection of his well known anthems using the original multitrack masters through Metropolis’ state of the art studio equipment. Roni will then take part in an audience Q&A where fans will get the chance to ask their burning questions.
The masterclass will take place on Saturday 14th June and Time+Space have a pair of tickets worth £200 to give away!
The deadline for entering the giveaway contest is May 27th, 2014.
More information: Time+Space / Roni Size Masterclass
Industrial Strength Records has launched Dread DnB Vol. 3, a new sample pack by the Dread production team.
Unleash an expansive sonic world where dark Bass Loops, atmospheric Pads, and scorching Synth Loops intertwine within a scene both natural and alien. The sound thickens with dynamic Synth Shots, floating Vocals, thunderous Impacts, searing Top Loops, and heavy Breaks. Dig into a fresh supply of analog Drum Loops and Drumshots—Dread’s specialty—including kicks, snares, and hats. It doesn’t stop: you’ll also find versatile Kits for NI Battery 4 and Ni Maschine.
Dread DnB Vol. 3 was flawlessly realized by computer music wizard Alexey Korotkevich and keen designer Sabina Hambarava, the production team behind Dread. Carving an unstoppable path through DnB and Dubstep, Dread leads bold explorations in Electro and TripHop. Dread’s independent label High Tree Records releases the latest electronic breakthroughs from its base in Gdansk, Poland.
The sample pack is available for purchase for £16.95 GBP. Drum one-shot samples & patches are also sold separately for £9.95 GBP.
More information: Industrial Strength / Dread DnB Vol. 3
Samplephonics has announced Sylenth Drum and Bass Presets, a collection of 120 dubstep and drum and bass presets for the Sylenth1 synthesizer instrument by Lennar Digital.
Utilizing the incredibly rich harmonic tone and extensive modulation options of Sylenth, Sylenth Drum and Bass Presets contain a collection of 120 blistering leads, tearing basses, high energy sequences and arpeggiators, plus evolving pads, effects and keys for ultimate breakdowns and tension builders.
Expertly produced, labelled and organised into a Sylenth Sound Bank for easy browsing and quick access to sounds, each preset and patch has been carefully crafted to fulfill all aspects of a mix, from deep subby bass, to rasping mid frequency leads to sizzling topline effects.
The soundset is available for purchase for £15 GBP.
More information: Samplephonics
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
Future Loops has announced the release of Twisted DNB – Massive Soundset, a collection of Drum & Bass presets for NI Massive synth.
Twisted DNB – Massive Soundset features 66 presets including Synth, Bass, FX , Pads each with 8 Macro Controls already assigned so you can easily modify the sounds and tweak any parameters.
The presets in Twisted DNB – Massive Soundset were designed for Drum & Bass, Jungle, Breaks, Dubstep or Bass Music.
The soundset is available for 19.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Twisted DNB for Massive