The Drum Broker has announced a new online mixing and mastering service by Manuel Roessler.
The Drum Broker has teamed up with one of our favorite and most referred Mixing & Mastering Engineers, Manuel Roessler to bring you some EXCLUSIVE Mixing and Mastering Packages.
Manuel has an excellent resume and sonically proven track record when it comes to mixing and mastering music for artists in the hip hop community (or industry). Having engineered for the likes of Reks, Slaine, Ruste Juxx, Hi-Tek, R.A. The Rugged Man, Lord Finesse, Rawkus Records, Soulspazm Records, Pete Rock, Guilty Simpson, Oh No, Scarface, Ed OG, Terminology, and MANY MORE!
The mastering service is available to purchase starting at $50 USD for the first song, with discounts offered when submitting multiple audio files in a single order. Mixing and mastering costs $150 per song.
More information: The Drum Broker / Mixing & Mastering service
Bedroom Producers Blog has announced that the Producers Choice is giving away free copies of its Survival Drum Kit sample library to all BPB readers.
Introducing ‘Survival’ – the latest high technology hip hop/urban drum samples, from The Producers Choice and Xclusive-Audio. Designed from the ground up to work quick with both Reason & NI Maschine/Mikro – but also available in .WAV format for use in ANY software/hardware.
Survival Drum Kit is aimed mainly at hip hop music producers, however the included drum samples and loops will also work great in other urban music styles such as trap, dubstep, etc. This commercial drum sample collection is normally priced at $39 and features over 1.14 GB of one shot drum samples, as well as over 300 MB of drum loops.
The sample pack is free at BPB until March 7th, by sharing the news on social networks or subscribing to the BPB mailing list.
More information: BPB / Survival Drum Kit Giveaway
The Drum Broker has released Kingsway Music Library Vol. 3, a collection of samples by Frank Dukes.
The Kingsway Music Library is a collection of 15 original samples (master clearance guaranteed) created by multi genre music producer and composer, Frank Dukes. Frank has been composing original samples for the industries top producers including Jake One, Illmind, Cardiak, and more.
The Kingsway Music Library was created for the sample based producer, DJ, and beatmaker who wants original music to chop, flip, and arrange into headbanging beats without the hassle of digging through endless stacks of vinyl or worrying about sample clearance issues.
The sample pack is available to purchase for $39.99 USD.
More information: Drum Broker / Kingsway Music Library Vol. 3
ThaLoops has announced the release of Cello 4 Hip Hop, a 1.4 GB virtual instrument for Kontakt and SoundFont, developed for urban music producers.
The cello worth 6k$ was sampled in a top studio using premium mics (A pair of Neumann U-87, Schoeps CMC641 and Blue Custom Microphone), run through a-class preamps.
The instrument includes 861 wav samples of various cello articulations covering 5 velocity layers per note and real trigger release sounds:
- Detache ( 5 velocity layers per note, polyphonic, vibrato with mod. wheel.)
- Legato (5 velocity layers per note, vibrato with mod. wheel.)
- Staccato (5 velocity layers per note.)
- Pizzicato (5 velocity layers per note.)
- Authentic Glissandos (octaves on every string C,G,D,A, solo and fifths.)
- Authentic Trills.
Unlike other virtual cello instruments, Cello 4 Hip Hop is an affordable professional library developed not just for movie scoring producers, but also for musicians who produce in genres such as urban hip hop and pop; strong, suede low end cello sound do not interfere with the powerful 808 layered hip hop kicks.
Compose catchy lead melodies and harmonies and layer modern synthesizers with the natural, edgy cello sound to add richness to your beats.
The Cello 4 Hip Hop library is available in Kontakt and SoundFont formats, priced at $34.95 USD.
More information: ThaLoops / Cello 4 Hip Hop
Future Loops has launched Hip Hop Generation, a collection of construction kits in WAV & REX format.
Hip Hop Generation includes over 600 samples & loops that will appeal to both Dirty South, Hip Hop & Trap producers.
With over 4 GB of content Hip Hop Generation features ready to mix Full Drums, Drum Loop Elements, Bass, 808, Arp, Guitar, Bells, FX, Piano, Pads, Synth, Brass, Drum One Shots & more!
More information: Future Loops / Hip Hop Generation
The Producers Choice has launched the Organic Drum Kit, a drum kit sample library for Native Instruments Maschine (WAV also included).
Breakthrough recording and processing techniques used to capture the “perfect” drum sound – helping prevent muddy low-frequency and harsh high-frequency build-up. Analog processing ($60,000 of gear was used) for character, warmth, and depth and pro-studio character. Each sample precision hand-edited for perfect attacks and smooth decays.
The end result is…. Drums with WARMTH, DEPTH, CLARITY & PUNCH.
Organic Drum Kit features
- Includes 150 pounding kicks, 115 creative snares, 80 authentic claps, 90 open & closed hi-hats, 570 organic percussion section, 90 cymbals & toms.
- 100 original drum loops.
- 30 bonus transition FXS.
- 22 Maschine Kits (v1.8.2).
- 24-Bit WAV format, compatible with all major DAW’s and software.
- 100% royalty free, use the samples in your commercial musical compositions with no royalties or credits required.
- 602MB total content.
The sample pack is available to purchase for $49 USD.
More information: Producers Choice / Organic Drum Kit
The Drum Sample Broker has announced the release of J-Zone ‘Lunch Breaks’, a sample pack featuring original breaks performed and recorded by J-Zone.
Enter the world of J-Zone, one of Hip Hop’s most underrated and slept on rappers and producers. The Iconic NYC native earned his stripes as a veteran producer and MC with a string of critically acclaimed albums a la the late 90′s-2000′s.
J-Zone’s talent spans borders! As a writer, producer, MC, and now Drummer J-Zone has earned himself a cult following that deserves nothing less than full attention.
The Drum Broker is proud to introduce a special treat, J-Zone’s ‘Lunch Breaks’, a compilation of original and familiar drum breaks performed and recorded by J-Zone.
Lunch Breaks features
- 31 Breaks – performed and recorded by J-Zone in 16-Bit/44.1kHz WAV Format.
- Analog Flavor – Recorded using analog gear to tape.
- Vintage Feel – 60′s Overhead & Kick Drum Drum Mic’ing techniques for vintage feel.
- Compatible with all DAW’s & Drum Machines.
The pack is available to purchase for $24.99 USD.
More information: Drum Broker / J-Zone ‘Lunch Breaks’