Subaqueous has announced the release of its Caribbean Drum Beats free MIDI library.
After months of work I am proud to bring forth another free MIDI collection. This is a collection of Caribbean influenced beats. In studying the different music styles and rhythms of the Caribbean I made 63 different MIDI drum patterns. This pack has beats from Moombahton, Reggaeton, Dancehall, and Reggae.
I’ve put this library together in such a way you can just drag and drop the MIDI’s into your DAW of choose. This way you can drop them in quickly and start writing out new beats and songs.
The MIDI library is free to those who join the Subaqueous mailing list.
More information: Subaqueous / Caribbean Drum Beats MIDI Library
Loopmasters has released Reggae & Dub Acapellas, the first of series of authentic Jamaican style vocals by true Reggae and Dancehall legends with full song vocal stems ready to remix and drop into your productions including intros, verses, choruses, backing vocals and harmonies plus a useful collection of ready chopped shouts and phrases.
Vol. 1 kicks off with the amazing vocal talents of Lone Ranger, Nigger Kojak, Trinity, Prince Jazzbo and Jr Tiger together with Chorus sections and Harmonies by Don Goliath himself. Recorded at 140 Bpm these Vocal Stems are perfect for not only Reggae or Dancehall producer s but also suitable for remixing into Underground, Dubstep, Urban and HipHop productions.
In Detail expect to find 384Mb of 24Bit 44.1khz long vocal stems from 5 Tracks including, 19 Stems and 22 Shouts from Lone Ranger, 23 Stems and 22 Shouts from Kojak Nigger, 21 Stems and 25 Shouts from Trinity, 20 Stems and 21 Shouts from Prince Jazzbo and 18 Stems and 13shouts from Jr Tiger.
The sample pack is £29.95 GBP, with individual stems packs priced at £6.95 GBP each.
More information: Loopmasters / Don Goliath Reggae & Dub Acapellas
Future Loops has announced the release of Dub Horns Section 2, the second volume of its dub and reggae brass loops collection.
Dub Horns Sections 2 features several ready-to-mix arrangements with Trombone, Saxophone, Trumpet.
Each arrangement brings you separate instrument versions of the Sax, Trumpet and Trombone as well as the full mix version with all the elements pre-mixed. Also included are all the loops pre-sliced into one shots making it possible for the user to build new melodies and brass patterns completely from scratch.
Dub Horns Section 2 is 100% Royalty-Free and includes over 4500 samples in WAV & REX format.
The sample pack costs 39.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Dub Horns Section 2
Loopmasters has released Rasta MC Vocals, a sample library featuring a collection of Roots Reggae Chants and Dancehall MC Vocal samples by Dubsalon and Razaman.
Recorded and Produced exclusively for Loopmasters by Dub and Reggae producer Dubsalon with vocals from Razaman (Oregon US) a Jamaican style vocalist that has being involved in the world of reggae, dancehall & roots for almost 20 years, Chanting in true patois Jamaican style, bringing positive vibes to a worldwide scene.
Make the crowd bounce using all the classic Reggae, Dancehall shouts and phrases you need, then bring them to their knees using the long Chants and Delayed Calls. All the samples have been meticulously recorded and performed and will work together seamlessly, allowing you to create whole vocal tracks, unique to your productions.
In Detail expect to find 427Mb, 230 Samples of 24Bit loops and one shot vocal samples including, 15 Long Chants, 86 One Shot Vocal Shouts, 50 Processed Vocal Loops and 4 Soft Sampler Patches for Kontakt, Halion, EXS24, NNXT and SFZ Formats.
The sample library is available to purchase for £19.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Rasta MC Vocals
Future Loops has released Reggae Keys, a collection of royalty-free samples for Dub & Reggae productions.
Reggae Keys features Hammond, Wurlitzer, Rhodes, Piano and Clavinet loops all in the 70 Bpm tempo and several different keys.
With loops divided into Chord progressions and Licks, Reggae Keys is available in WAV & REX format and features over 700 loops.
The sample library is available to purchase for 29.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / Reggae Keys
Tek’it Audio has announced the release of DubSiren, a synthesizer plug-in designed to recreate the siren sounds made famous by Dub and Reggae Jamaican sound system.
DubSiren is a siren synthesizer that creates fat siren sound by giving you full control over the sound and the help of the echo/ping-pong delay and the hard clipping distortion.
Tek’it Audio DubSiren delivers the sounds from Jamaican sound systems to your DAW.
- Siren synthesizer with full control under the sound.
- Control the speed with optional sync on the beat of your DAW.
- Conrtol the phase and the amount of the siren effect.
- Sync the phase to the notes gate.
- Selectable echo or ping-pong delay effect.
- Delay feedback path with HF and LF filters.
- Hard clipping distortion.
- Notes pitch tracking.
- Full MIDI automation support.
- Easy MIDI learn on all parameters.
- Use 7-bit MIDI Continuous Controller or High resolution 14-bit MIDI NRPN and RPN.
- Preset manager, rename, copy, save, load….
- Undo your changes to initial preset value.
- 8 Factory presets.
- Up to 64 user presets per bank.
- Comes with a comprehensive user manual.
- Easy installer.
DubSiren for Windows (VST) is available to purchase for 17 EUR / $22 USD.
More information: Tek’it Audio / DubSiren