Patchbanks releases Grand Funk Boogie Jams

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Patchbanks has announced the release of Grand Funk Boogie Jams, an all-original collection of drum jams for old school music lovers looking for those memorable grooves produced from the late 70s and early 80s era.

Patchbanks Grand Funk Boogie Jams

Inside contains various flavors from classic radio hits to dusty rare groove compositions that were recorded with live drums and vintage drum machines for nothing but pure authentic sounds.

With 100 extended loops running for an approximate total of 44 minutes playing time, provides plenty of selection throughout each two-track recording to select pattern variations that are generally broken-down by percussions from the core drums. Sound wise: each mix was pre-mastered on a vintage console and processed with SSL analog dynamics along with high-end tape emulators to add a touch of vinyl-like saturation.

If you’ve got the funk for old school drums, this collection is unequivocally the real deal.

Grand Funk Boogie Jams features

  • 100 Drum Loops (Mixed Stereo).
  • 24bit Aiff format.
  • Music Styles: 80s Funk, Boogie, Disco, Rare Groove.
  • Range: 100-124 bpm.
  • 627MB content.

The sample pack is available for purchase for $24.95 USD.

More information: Patchbanks / Grand Funk Boogie Jams


Sample Magic releases Funk House & Ableton Instrument Racks

Sample Magic has announced the release of Funk House, a new sample pack featuring sounds for deep, sleazy, funk-fuelled house.

Sample Magic Funk House

Fusing elements of classic disco, bass-driven deep house and neon nu disco, SM White Label administers a funk injection with 400MB of booty-shaking beats, groovy bass, shimmering synths, soulful vox, funky guitars and keyboard licks primed for late-night disco-house sleaze.

The pack is available for purchase for £16.90 GBP. Individual parts are also available in Click+Mix packs.

Sample Magic has also released Ableton Instrument Racks, a collection of sample-based instruments for Ableton Live.

Sample Magic Ableton Instrument Racks

After three chart-topping Ableton products in 2014, we’re proud to announce Ableton Instrument Racks: five sample-based instruments for the key elements of dance music production: kick, snare, bass, synths and hats

Integrating hardware and digital sound design with Ableton’s native processing tools, each instrument rack comes loaded with 64 patches alongside 8 powerful macro controls to create a comprehensive production toolkit for almost every genre of electronic music.

Ableton Instrument Racks is available for purchase for £19.90 GBP.

More information: Sample Magic


The Loop Loft launches Funk Essentials Vol. 4

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The Loop Loft Funk Essentials Vol. 4

The Loop Loft has announced the release of Funk Essentials Vol. 4, a collection of over 200 loops and samples.

Crisp, dry snares. Fat, punchy kicks. Incredibly funky grooves. Funk Essentials Vol 4 brings back the vintage sound and feel of live funk drums from the late 60’s and 70’s. Six unique sessions serve up a wide range of authentic funk drum grooves, ranging from James Brown-inspired syncopation, laid-back Stax backbeats and Motown-infused pocket.

Each session was recorded utilizing different drum kits, cymbals and mics, resulting in six distinct “vibes” of both loops and samples. Whether you’re dragging and dropping the grooves into your DAW or programing your own beats with the samples, you’ll have the vintage and authentic funk drum sound that has been sought after for decades.

Funk Essentials Vol. 4 features

  • 210 loops & samples (24-bit/48hHz audio).
  • Tempo: 79-188 BPM.
  • 320 MB instant download.
  • 100% royalty free.
  • WAV, Stylus RMX, REX2, Ableton Live Pack and AIFF (Apple Loops) formats.

The pack is available for the introductory price of $24 USD until January 6th, 2015 (regular $29 USD).

More information: The Loop Loft / Funk Essentials Vol. 4


Black Octopus Sound releases Basement Freaks Funk Legends

Black Octopus Sound has launched Funk Legends, a collection of funk samples by none other than the Basement Freaks.

Basement Freaks Funk Legends

This collection is oozing with funk gold including live recorded brass, flute, vocals, guitar loops, funky clavinets, pianos & more Many loops have been provided both in dry and with their special blend of fx for ease of use. The tempos supplied range from 90-119bpm to ensure the maximum spectrum of funk is covered.

These samples will fit right in with other genres such as glitch hop, hip hop, and chill out. Stretch the loops a bit faster and voila – a funky house producers paradise. The element of live instruments can inject life into a dull track so don’t miss out on this royalty free collection by one of the industry’s best.

Funk Legends features

  • 96 Bass Guitar – Groovy bass loops in both dry and secret blend of funk wah and distortion. Supplied in 92 – 114 bpm loops.
  • 14 Drumloops – Obnoxiously funky beats full of punch and tight drum hits.
  • 184 Brass – An abundance of deliciously recorded brass loops including 70s funk flute a la Ron Burgandy, reggae Brass, sexy sax loops, trombone & trumpet loops in the style of Miles Davis and more.
  • 3 Full Kits – Want a quick start to a funk groove? no problem with these 3 kits containing 41 loops you’ll be grooving in no time.
  • 76 Guitar Loops – Chicka wah wah loops, crunchy stabs, disco chunks, gritty solos. Ranges from 95 – 118 bpm.
  • 32 Keys – Soul Clavinets, Stevie Wonder style grooves, and Jamaican style reggae stabs.
  • 35 Percussion Loops – Live maracas, congas, shakers, and hand drum patterns.
  • 18 Synth – Ghostbuster style synth licks, Resonant Moog style, and dirty bass.
  • 63 Vocal loops – Female soul licks and backing harmonies. Male James Brown style adlibs and of course some absolutely crushing talkbox riffs.

The sample pack is available for purchase from Loopmasters for £23.95 GBP.

More information: Black Octopus / Funk Legends


Black Octopus releases Orphic Future Funk Sample Selections

Black Octopus Sound has launched Future Funk Sample Selections, a sample library featuring 800MB of samples by Orphic.

Orphic presents Future Funk Sample Selections

Orphic’s special blend of Funk, Glitch Hop, groove and Soul has been making big waves recently and now he has teamed up with Black Octopus to produce an amazingly funky collection of tools for producers to use.

There is a little of everything in this royalty free sample pack including some field recordings, live drums, guitar stabs, vocals, massive presets, and even some bonus material (racks, presets, templates) for Ableton Live users.

Bass loops in every note make it easy to chop up and fit into your own patterns. The field recordings can be used to layer into your percussion to make it more organic sounding. The live played bass, guitar, and drums can help add a human flavor to overly electronic tracks.

The pack is available from Loopmasters for £19.95 GBP.

More information: Black Octopus / Future Funk Sample Selections


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