The art of programming drums with computers can all too often lead to ‘machine tight’ drums which can be less than inspiring to listen to. Today it is all about injecting your beats with character and movement, allowing your productions to breathe…
Introducing Loop Tools & Grooves – a huge selection of over 700 carefully produced and expertly processed ‘kick free’ top loops, tribal percussion, drum fills and builds, layering tools, vocal cuts and acoustic percussion ensembles specifically designed to add movement and character to your productions.
Loop Tools & Grooves combines cutting edge layering and sound design techniques with creative outboard processing to give you a set of highly effective and useful groove assist tools for dance music production.
Loop Tools & Grooves features
680MB of sample content (1.7GB inc additional formats).
Mecha Audio has announced Fools Gold, a collection of classic sounding 60′s and 70′s funk and soul breaks.
570 custom made and carefully processed vintage breakbeats. All royalty free for use in your Hip-Hop, Drum and Bass, Electronic and Dance music tracks. Nowhere else will you find such a large collection of seemingly rare, unheard of drum breaks. It’s as if you have found a collection of old vinyl with untapped drumming goodness.
Fools Gold comes in two formats, both of which you can download after purchase, The first is a standard folder with all the breaks in .wav and .rex2 files, the second is a Reason Refill, containing the same .wav and .rex2 files, pick whichever suits you or take both.
Fools Gold features
A new collection of vintage sounding breakbeats.
Hand crafted with various drum kits.
Processed with a variety of hardware and software effects.
Propellerhead Software has announced the release of Soul School 2, a new ReFill sound library for Reason, featuring “sample ready grooves for old school moods”.
Soul School 2 is the sequel to Reason Soul School, Propellerhead’s best-selling funk-flavored ReFill.
Introducing nine new grooves, Reason Soul School 2 also comes with patches for Reason’s Dr. Octo Rex loop player and the Kong Drum Designer to allow for flexible molding and massaging of the looped material. For new users, Soul School 2 also comes with the same great multisampled instruments as the original: bass, guitar, drums and horns for entirely new compositions, as well as effects patches for Reason’s The Echo, Pulveriser, Scream4 and RV7000 Reverb.
The Reason Soul School series get under the skin of the music. It’s like having access to every channel – every instrument – on an old school rare groove multitrack tape.
Soul School 2 is available to purchase for 79 EUR. A bundle of both Soul School ReFills costs 119 EUR.
P5Audio has announced the release of Drop the Bass, a collection of dubstep construction kits.
Drop the Bass Dubstep Kits is a huge product containing 5 gigantic song sets, featuring 16 construction loop sets, 30 custom built synths & basses for Native Instruments Kontakt, nearly 40 custom designed Native Instruments Massive® patches, MIDI files and over 50 individual dubstep drum sounds pre-formatted for NI Kontakt, Exs-24, Reason NN-XT, HALion, NI Battery and Sampletank.
Inspired by the hardest hitting Dubstep producers on the charts including Skrillex, Knife Party and more!
Drop the Bass features
5 royalty free song sets, arranged into 16 multitrack loop sets, featuring intros, drops, loops, variations and more.
187 individual loops total, featuring wobbles, vox drops, dirty basses, synth leads, impact hits, risers, sweeps, multi-track drums and more.
57 individual Dubstep WAV drum sounds pre-formatted for NI Kontakt, Exs-24, Reason NN-XT, HALion, NI Battery and Sampletank.
30 custom crafted synths for NI Kontakt, including basses, womps, wobbles, leads and hits.
Nearly 40 custom crafted NI Massive® synth patches.
Inspired by Doctor P, Flux Pavilion, Knife Party, Porter Robinson and Skrillex.
All parts are separated including break beats & drum loops, bass cannons, growls, scream leads, synth leads, vocal fx, wobbles, womps and bass.
All tempos and key signatures are provided.
Over 2GB of total content provided in Acidized 24 bit WAV, 24 bit Apple Loop and Rex2 formats.
100% Royalty FREE for all music production and commercial use.
The sound library is available to purchase for $39.99 USD.
A big day for Reason users. We’re happy to announce the release of two new ReFills featuring our most popular loop sets: The Art of Brushes Vol 3 and Indie Rock Drums
Both of these ReFills were customized from the ground up to work seamlessly inside of Reason, featuring customized Dr Octo Rex, Kong, ReDrum and Combinator patches. We also expanded our ReFill Bundle to include all 18 ReFills (at a 50% savings)!
The new ReFills are available to purchase for $39 USD each.