ShamanStems has released Acid House, a collection of twisted acid synth and basslines, jackin’ drum machine grooves, warehouse lazers and modulations, FXed hits and 6am orb-like pads.
Inspired by the second summer of love, Acid House pays homage to the 303, 808 and 909-led tracks of the late 80s and early 90s – serving up squelching 303 basslines, bleepy synths, classic rave chords and vintage drum machine beats created from 100% analogue sources including Roland, Yamaha and Korg.
All loops have processed with a host of outboard kit to ensure a richness, warmth and punch that will max out any contemporary club system.
Acid House features
- 120 authentic Phuture and Cajmere-style analogue acid bass and synths processed with various modulation, distortion, phaser and delay pedals. Many loops are offered with up to five variants.
- 20 bangin’ and jackin’ drum machine rhythms created on classic sequencers from Roland, Korg and Boss.
- Vintage Textures & FX – lost-in-a-field FX, drug-induced ambiences, vast pads, reverbed hits, lasers, modulations and more.
- Mangled Vox – Classic house phrases (‘Chicago’, ‘jack your body’) and indecipherable glitchisms to supplement the groove.
- All samples are tempo-labeled at 122bpm and key- labeled where applicable.
Acid House is available from Sounds To Sample for 14.90 EUR.
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ShamanStems has released its Dark Progressions sample library.
455MB of melancholic melodics, deep synths, rising tech progressions and shadowy pads, dark analogue basses, glitched-out tops, machined drum hits, alien FX and more for techno and house productions.
ShamanStems turn their attention to the darker and more melodic dancefloors with Dark Progressions, a clandestine collection of intricate and rapturous synthetics, haunting ambiences, industrial-tinted kick-free tops, brooding basslines and esoteric FX built for epic and atmospheric through to the dark and driving.
Dark Progressions features
- 45 melodic loops, 35 bass loops, 45 tops loops, 25 kicks, 22 clap/snares, 25 hi hats, 28 percussion hits, 16 bass hits, 10 pads, 21 complex chord shots, 19 sound fx.
- All loops are tempo-synced at 126bpm and all files are presented as 24-bit Wav files.
- Includes 45 Midi files.
- Download size: 455MB (unzipped).
Dark Progressions is available to purchase from Sounds To Sample for 19.90 EUR.
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ShamanStems has released Nu-Jazz & Soulful House, a new sample pack from Dual Shaman.
A sophisticated fusion of underground house, soulful analogue synths, jazzy bass and guitars, stunning live sax and clarinet licks and loops, tribalised percs, deep ambiences and FX hits for organic house tracks.
Shimmering with detail and bottomless depth, the Shaman boys pull together hints of nu-jazz, funk, soul, disco and classic house to create a 370+MB collection for any four-to-the-floor track that requires an organic injection – all offered in industry-standard 24-bit Wav format.
Nu-Jazz & Soulful House is available to purchase from Sounds To Sample for 22.90 EUR.
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Sounds To Sample has released Dust & Air Loops 2, a sample library by Dual Shaman.
After the unmitigated success of its predecessor, Dual Shaman are back with a second 320MB volume of vinyl crackles, dusty layers, crowd noises, and found-sound loops to inject warmth and life into your beats.
Clocking in with 105 bpm-synced loops at 125bpm, this sterling follow-up to Volume 1 features urban ambiences, rural soundscapes, crowd noise, dusty crackles and found-sound foley created from all-new and original field recordings from across the globe – from Berlin nightlife to alpine vista.
Dust & Air Loops 2 features
- 225 Wav loops, including 90 bonus 90bpm Dust and Air loops, 24-bit wav.
- Folders are devoted to Busy (full-bodied found-sound and crowd loops with percussive hints), Light (subtle top-end ambiences), Xtra Groove (more obviously rhythmic – just fire up a kick and roll), Xtra Vox (tannoy announcements, loud crowds and up-close utterances).
- Bonus folder includes one-shots, sub-divided into folders of 32 machine (whirrs, clanks, clinks, hammers) hits and 48 organic hits (vox, water drops, doors, claps, glass, rattles) for added sampler action.
Dust & Air Loops 2 is available to purchase for 14.95 EUR.
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Sample Magic has released Deep House Patches, a collection of patches for the Massive synthesizer instrument by Native Instruments.
Deep chords, smokey stabs, late-night leads, keys, warm basses and expansive pads: 101 fully macro-controllable Massive presets crafted for the deeper shades of house.
From Dual Shaman, the producers of Sample Magic’s Deep House, comes this exquisite collection of deep house patches for Massive designed from the groud up to cover all melodic bases in your deep house productions – from bubbling basslines through to subtle pads.
SM101 Deep House Patches features
- 101 presets for Massive: 25 stab, 20 chord, 20 keys, 15 bass, 11 lead and 10 pad presets.
- Each preset comes with between 4-8 macro controls per preset, allowing you to custom adjust each patch to get your prefect sound.
- This pack is compatible with Massive v1.1.5 and higher.
Deep House Patches for Massive is available to purchase from Sounds To Sample for €15.90 EUR.
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Sounds To Sample has released Chicago House, a new sample library by ShamanStems.
Jackin’ Chicago drum workouts, classic drum fills, funky acid-tinted basslines, vinyl-infused music loops, all-analogue synth hooks, warehouse-inspired vox, FX and drum hits in this 350MB house spectacular.
Dual Shaman, ceators of best-selling collections for S2S and Sample Magic open the taps on their new label with an inaugural release of classic Chicago grooves and vintage synth workouts to sum up the sound of the cutting-edge dancefloors across the globe.
Chicago House features
- Drum Loops – Classic Chicago grooves and jackin’ house workouts from the hey-day of house, all offered in full, stripped and variant versions for total bat control.
- Bass Loops – All-analogue lines and acid-laced bottom-ends for that old school jack.
- Music & Synth Loops – Unabashed leads and vintage melodics to inspire modern house anthems.
- Classic Fills – Pure analogue grooves seamlessly melded with discofied funky drumming to create all-original percussive passages.
- Vox Loops – Glitched workouts and diva-infused utterances imbued with authentic depth and warmth – human touches with contemporary programming.
- Drum Hits – Chunky kicks, live lounge hits, circuit-derived shots, cowbell, shakers and more. Unmissable beat-making elements.
- FX & Ambiences Loops – Sonic naughtiness for builds and transitions – all bursting with depth and warmth.
- All loops are sub-divided into tempo-linked folders at 125 and 127bpm; all melodic loops are key-labelled.
Chicago House is available to purchase for €18.90 EUR.
More information: Sounds To Sample / ShamanStems Chicago House