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Producer Loops releases Supalife Drum & Bass: Hard Edition

Producer Loops Supalife Drum & Bass: Hard Edition

Producer Loops has announced the release of Supalife Drum & Bass: Hard Edition, a drum and bass sample library by Eddy Beneteau.

‘Supalife Drum & Bass: Hard Edition’ from Producer Loops and Eddy Beneteau features 5 construction kits packed full of aggressive Reese basslines, relentless drums, intricate synths and mind expanding FX. At over 2GB per format, this is simply a must-have collection for Drum & Bass producers.

Even the most successful and established genres need to diversify and evolve to stand the test of time, and to this end many producers have begun combining previously exclusive styles to create fresh, new and interesting sounds.

Supalife Drum & Bass: Hard Edition is available to purchase as a download for £29.95 GBP.

More information: Producer Loops / Supalife Drum & Bass: Hard Edition

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Loopmasters releases Supalife Electro House, construction kit sample library

Producer Loops Supalife Electro House

Loopmasters has released Supalife Electro House, a collection of 5 construction kits by ProducerLoops.

You’ll find quirky basslines, glitched vocal fragments, rises and drops, and an array of expertly programmed beats and one-shots. Available in a range of formats, including MIDI, this superb pack is your fast track to club shaking electro anthems.

Producer Eddy Beneteau steps it up a notch once again, with ‘Supalife Electro House’, a collection of 5 funky and filthy construction kits designed for producers of Electro House music.

If you like your drums to swing, your basslines to squelch and your synths to stutter then this is the pack for you. Every sound has been custom programmed, including a selection of FX rises and accents. There are also synthesized vocal samples, and other miscellaneous fragments that give these kits a dense energetic vibe.

Supalife Electro House features

  • 24 Bit Quality, 1.05GB content.
  • 171 Wav Samples/Loops.
  • 5 Construction Kits – includes kicks, snares, hats, fx, synths, basses and more.
  • All Loops Fully Acidized.
  • Rex2 Files.
  • 140 Midi Files.
  • Apple Loops pack available seperately.

Supalife Electro House is available to purchase for £34.95 GBP.

More information: Loopmasters / Supalife Electro House

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Producer Loops releases Supalife Progressive House, sample pack by Eddy Beneteau

Producer Loops Supalife Progressive House

Producer Loops has released Supalife Progressive House, a collection of 5 construction kits designed for producers of Progressive House.

Producer Eddy Beneteau is back, with 5 blistering Progressive House kits, combining irrepressible groove and swing with boisterous fx and lead lines for a high energy vibe. The addition of numerous vocal hooks and melodies means this pack stands up on its own as much as it does alongside your other Producer Loops libraries.

Supalife Progressive House features

  • 5 Progressive House construction kits.
  • Over 80 MIDI loops are included across all five kits, allowing you to use the melodic phrases in this pack with your favourite synths or samplers.
  • Dry versions of most loops are provided to allow you to create your own FX mix using reverbs and delays of your choice.
  • Unlooped ‘tail’ versions of certain loops, end a phrase with the natural decay of the reverb or delay.
  • Includes a number of one shot samples, both rhythmic and melodic, allowing you to load them into any sampler (hardware or software) and create content to augment the pre-rendered loops in this pack.

Supalife Progressive House is available to purchase in various formats as a Pick ‘n’ Mix product for £24.95-34.95 GBP. Individual kits are start at £7 GBP.

More information: Producer Loops / Supalife Progressive House

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Review: Producer Loops Supalife Dubstep – Hard Edition

Producer Loops Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition

French producer Eddy Beneteau is back with another dubstep title for Producer Loops: Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition.

‘Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition’ raises the bar yet again, with five jaw dropping construction kits designed to stand out from the crowd and take your productions to new heights. Includes loops, samples, MIDI files and a range of formats. With 2.2GB of content per format, you’ll find plenty of inspiration for your future Dubstep projects.

This library is available in various formats. For this review I used the WAV/REX/MIDI version.

Supalife Dubstep – Hard Edition features

  • 5 dubstep construction kits, including nearly 800 loops and samples.
  • Includes wet & dry loops, single shot sounds, and unlooped riffs including tails.
  • 171 MIDI loops.
  • 2.82 GB content, 24bit/44kHz audio format.

The library neatly unpacks the five construction kits into separate WAV and REX folders, and individual folders for dry loops, MIDI loops, notes, and unlooped samples within each kit. The files have descriptive names indicating the kit, instrument, part, bpm, and key (if applicable).

Construction kits, what’s in it?

Each kit in this library includes about 80-120 processed (wet) loops in the same theme. You get all the isolated elements within the theme — bass loops, drum loops (and single drum sound parts), synth loops, etc.

For those not familiar with the concept of construction kits, these are basically finished tracks/themes split into individual parts. This is great for easy mixing and matching of the loops. However, as several loop variations are usually provided it also means you can get quite a bunch of nearly identical samples. For loops with single hit elements (like drum sounds) it can get kind of silly. To illustrate just take a look at some of the clap loops from the Electro Plasm kit here and here.

I would much prefer to just have a MIDI with single shot sounds instead of these 32 bar audio files with just one (of the exact same) clap sound more or less. Interestingly enough only the Ghost kit includes a (single) acoustic drum MIDI file and an 8 bar cymbals MIDI. And although the product page mentions this library includes one-shot drum hits I could not locate a single drum sample.

Besides the processed (wet) loops you also get a selection of the exact same loops as uneffected dry samples, so you can add your own reverb etc. and many unlooped samples are included as well. Very useful, and actually quite essential to have. Some producers just don’t even bother with providing tails and work them into the start of loops instead, or completely avoid having tail sounds in loops altogether.

The 171 MIDI loops mostly cover the melodic content so you can use them with the included single shot samples to create similar melodies, or use other sources like virtual instruments.

The single shot sounds in the “Notes” folders feature the same type of sounds that are used in the loops. Most of them have a long sustain with some movement or modulation, which is great as long as you stay around 140bpm. I do prefer the samples longer rather than shorter since you can easily set an envelope in your favorite sampler and get some nice short stabs & hits as well, but it’s much harder to create good sustained/looped sounds from short samples.

The single shot sounds are processed, but not entirely the same as the corresponding loops.

Did you hear the difference? The first 32 bars in the audio clip above is a single loop from the Ghost Kit, followed by 32 bars of the corresponding MIDI with a single shot pad sound. The loop has some kind of additional modulated filter effect.

So what other sounds are includes in these kits? Wobbly bass lines, hard-edged leads, in your face beats, atmospheric pads and fx, it’s all there. Just check out the official product demo below. You will get everything you hear, broken down into elements.

So what do I think?

Product: Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition
Format: 24bit/44kHz samples (Acid Wave/Apple Loops/REX/ReFill) + MIDI
Price: £29.95-34.95 GBP / £8.95-9.95 GBP per kit
Like: sounds, themes, MIDI files and some single shots included
Don’t like: construction kits = limited versatility, no single shot drum sounds
Verdict: 8/10

Perhaps it is a bit unfair to mention since the sample library is marketed as a collection of construction kits, but this format is a bit of a limitation for me. With a small amount of single shot sounds and a connect-the-dots type approach this pack feels more like a remix library than a music production library.

So if you are looking for a versatile sample pack for dubstep music production this is probably not the one you should get, unless you’re willing to spend a good amount of time on slicing and dicing these loops.

Format aside I must compliment Eddy on his production skills. Whether it’s drum & bass, electro & tech house, breaks or dubstep, he seems to effortlessly bring some of the best samples in each genre.

Since the genre has gained mainstream popularity in recent years many dubstep sample packs have been released, yet many sound weak and completely unoriginal.
Supalife Dubstep – Hard Edition stands out from the crowd, delivering a consistent high quality and up-to-date sound. The musical themes are just great; high energy, raw & aggressive. This is the Hard Edition alright.

Overall this is one of the best dubstep sample packs available right now and as long as you don’t mind the construction kit format you can’t go wrong with Supalife Dubstep Hard Edition.

Check Producer Loops for details and don’t forget that this Pick ‘n’ Mix product also has the construction kits available to purchase separately.

More information: Producer Loops / Supalife Dubstep – Hard Edition

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Producer Loops releases Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition sample pack

Producer Loops Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition

Producer Loops has announced the release of Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition, a collection of 5 construction kits.

Producer Loops set the standard for dubstep production with their hugely popular ‘Supalife Dubstep: Smooth Edition’ pack. Now, they present you with it’s evil twin. With 2.2 GB of content per format, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here for your future Dubstep projects.

‘Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition’ takes you to darker territories, with five hard, dark, twisted and frankly disturbing construction kits. But don’t mistake darkness for low key! These kits are fresh sounding, energetic and lively, featuring producer Eddy Beneteau’s distinctive vibrant edge throughout.

Expect pulsating, wobbling basses underpinned by glistening synth leads and fx, skillfully interwoven with complex shuffled drum patterns to create some of the hardest grooves yet.

The superb musical content on offer is backed up by the usual Producer Loops feature set, including wet and dry loops, effect tails, MIDI files and one-shots.

Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition is available to purchase in various formats as a Pick ‘n’ Mix product starting at £8.95 GBP per constructions kit. The full set is available starting at £29.95 GBP.

More information: Producer Loops / Supalife Dubstep: Hard Edition

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Producer Loops Supalife Electro House, construction kits sample library

Producer Loops Supalife Electro House

Producer Loops has released Supalife Electro House, a collection of 5 construction kits by Eddy Beneteau.

Producer Eddy Beneteau steps it up a notch once again, with ‘Supalife Electro House’, a collection of 5 funky and filthy construction kits designed for producers of Electro House music.

If you like your drums to swing, your basslines to squelch and your synths to stutter then this is the pack for you. Every sound has been custom programmed, including a selection of FX rises and accents. There are also synthesized vocal samples, and other miscellaneous fragments that give these kits a dense energetic vibe.

Supalife Electro House features

  • 5 construction kits totalling 1.14 GB per format (ACID WAV, Apple Loops, REX and Reason Refill).
  • 200MB of one shot content (per format) – 171 samples split across all 5 kits – ranging from kicks, snares and hats to FX, synths, basses, and more.
  • Over 140 MIDI loops included with the ACID and Apple Loops versions.
  • All loops at 128BPM.
  • All of the loops included in this pack are 100% original and cleared for both personal and commercial use.

Supalife Electro House is available to purchase as a Pick ‘n’ Mix sample library, starting at £7.50 GBP / 9.17 EUR / $11.65 USD per construction kit.

More information: Producer Loops / Supalife Electro House

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Producer Loops Supalife Dubstep: Smooth Edition, multi-format construction kits

Producer Loops Supalife Dubstep: Smooth Edition

Producer Loops has released Supalife Dubstep: Smooth Edition, a sample pack featuring five multi-format construction kits, covering the lighter side of Dubstep.

366 unique musical loops and MIDI data for all musical content make this a versatile and powerful pack for all Dubstep producers.

Producer Eddy Beneteau adds to the Supalife catalogue with ‘Supalife Dubstep Smooth Edition’. Taking distinctive elements of Dubstep such as wobble basses, reese phrases, half time drums and frantic top loops, and fusing them with more uplifting vibes, Eddy has created a unique sound that will suit any producer looking for something fresh and unheard.

The rhythmical and bass line elements in this pack will slot perfectly into more conventional dubstep productions, while the catchy vocal hooks, trance influenced arpeggios and gates and smooth ambience will open up a world of possibility outside of the confines of the genre.

Supalife Dubstep: Smooth Edition is available to purchase as a Pick ‘n’ Mix download starting at £7.95 GBP / 9.65 EUR / $12.46 USD.

More information: Producer Loops / Supalife Dubstep: Smooth Edition

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