Sample Magic has announced the release of Synth Shots, the ultimate synth one-shot collection, serving up over 1,000 key-labeled shots, chords, bass hits, pads, keys and FX expertly crafted for almost any genre of electronic music.
Created using a raft of classic hardware – including the Moog Voyager, Roland TB303 and Yamaha DX7 – plus selected cutting-edge digital synths, Synth Shots offers up the gamut of synth inspiration in one value-packed collection.
Synth Shots also contains ready-to-play hit type patches for all major DAWs and samplers, including Kontakt, NN-XT, EXS24 and Ableton Sampler.
All samples are presented in industry-standard 24-bit Wav quality for use in all Wav compatible samplers and DAWs.
The sample pack costs £24.90 GPB. Individual Click+Mix packs are also available.
More information: Sample Magic / Synth Shots
Sample Magic has launched Massive & Sylenth Garage House Patches, a forward-thinking fusion bringing the best of house, garage and UK bass across 101 patches for Massive and Sylenth.
Packed with sub-smacking basses, deep keys, metallic leads, lush pads and off-kilter arps, Garage House Patches takes advantage of each synths’ unique engine to create a comprehensive patch palette inspired by the likes of Trikk, XXXY, Elphino and Dusky.
In total, the pack comes with 57 Massive patches and 44 Sylenth patches of arps bass, chords, keys, leads and pads. Each patch has been specially sculpted to ensure the more sonically complete patches collection – we’ve left no frequency or timbre untouched.
The soundset is available to purchase for £14.90 GBP.
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Sample Magic has announced a number of exclusive limited time book & DVD bundles.
Sample Magic’s book and DVD bundles are back for Christmas. Throughout December you can bag bargain bundles packed with classic Sample Magic releases, including previously sold-out collections such as Sunset Sessions, Funky House Grooves and Minimal Techno. But be quick – stock is strictly limited so once they’re gone, they’re gone!
With savings of up to 70% on individual pack prices, it’s an unmissable opportunity for producers to stock up on thousands of inspirational loops and samples for almost every genre of electronic music, from house, techno and electro to chillout, breaks and minimal.
Sample Magic Bundle Deals include:
- Ultimate Big Box – Ten seminal Sample Magic releases spanning house, electro, chillout, minimal, deep house, electronica and more. Was £273 – now £99.90
- Ultimate Books Bundle – the perennially popular Secrets of House Music Production, Paul White’s Producer’s Manual and coffee table essential Classic Tracks for one unbeatably low price. Was £86.75 – now £64.95
- Chillout Big Box – the essential downtempo producer’s toolkit, containing the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Sessions, plus Soundtrack & Chill and Around the World in 80 Raves. Was £117.60 – now £54.95
- Secrets of House Big Box – five classic house collections and the critically-acclaimed Secrets of House Music Production book. Was £164.60 – now £69.95
The book and DVD bundles are available exclusively at Sample Magic throughout December, 2013.
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Sample Magic has announced the release of Bass House, a new White Label series sample pack.
Bass House delivers 400MB of garage-flecked grooves, burbling basslines and moody melodics direct from the UK underground.
Merging the best of 90s house, UK garage and contemporary deep house, Bass House comes stacked with shuffling beats, elastic and aggressive basslines and 90s-inspired chords championed by the cream of the UK crop.
Bass House features
- 275 Wav loops (24-bit).
- 90 Wav one-shots (24-bit).
- 275 Apple Loops.
- 275 Rex2 Loops.
- Sampler formats for Ableton 9 Drum Rack, EXS24, NN-XT and Kontakt.
The sample pack costs £16.90 GBP. Individual Click+Mix packs are also sold separately.
More information: Sample Magic / Bass House
Sample Magic has announced Disco & Funk Keys, a sample library featuring Rhodes loops and samples by Julian Chown.
The iconic Rhodes piano gets the SM Studio treatment in this exquisitely played and recorded collection of song-starting progressions, topline solos, backing loops and chord one-shots for disco, house and nu-disco productions.
Oozing with warmth and character only a supreme signal path, classic mics and vintage amps can achieve, each sample has been artfully processed with compression, reverb and delay to offer stunning, track-ready riffs straight out of the box. But for ultimate production flexibility we’ve also included the 100% raw files – giving you the freedom to add your own processing for the perfect mix.
The sample library costs £14.90 GPB.
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Sample Magic has launched Berlin Techno, a new White Label series sample pack.
An imposing collection of pounding drums, throbbing basslines and ominous synths, Berlin Techno draws influence from techno Mecca Berghain to deliver 420MB of deep and driving techno tools.
Berlin Techno features
- 113 drum loops: Big-room drum workouts that are pummelling and cavernous in equal measure.
- 31 tops loops: Shuddering and juddering kick-free rhythms bristling with sharp hats, gritty claps, dirty snares and reverb-soaked percussion. Serious beat-building ammo.
- 39 bass loops: Ominous and evil: bruising basses dripping with analogue filth.
- 60 music loops: Portentous and powerful trackstarters offered with with three variant mixes for total arrangement control.
- 43 synth loops: From the dark and driving to the deep and devious: 43 rough and ready melodic synth workouts charged with raw energy.
- 25 atmosphere loops: Foghorn synths, static hisses and voluminous textures to bury in the mix.
- 18 FX one-shots: Dark drones and synthetic stabs sculpted for maximum build and break impact.
- 82 one shots: Fine selection of analogue-derived kicks, claps, snares, percussions and synth shots ready to load into your sampler of choice.
- All loops are tempo-synced at 128bpm and key-labeled where applicable.
The sample pack costs £16.90 GBP. Individual Click+Mix packs are also sold separately.
More information: Sample Magic / Berlin Techno
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Sample Magic has announced a fully interactive iPad Edition of Paul White’s Producer’s Manual, an essential recording and production resource.
First published in 2011, Sound On Sound editor-in-chief Paul White’s Producer’s Manual became an instant best-seller.
Now the team behind the book present this all-new and expanded iPad edition featuring all of the original content across 320+ immersive pages alongside over an hour’s worth of video walkthroughs direct from Paul’s studio, fully enlargeable photos, diagrams and an expansive glossary.
Every paragraph from the original book has been ported into this beautiful looking, easy to use app, a scrollable reference manual that covers all aspects of recording and production music, including:
- all you need to get great recordings, from vocals and drums to guitars and bands,
- in-depth guides to dynamics, reverb, studio acoustics, monitoring and more,
- taking your mix to the next level. Essential jargon-free theory backed by practical insights on everything from EQ through mixdown approaches to classic hardware, and
- how to master your own material when the budget doesn’t stretch to professional mastering.
The Producer’s Manual iPad Edition is available to download for £14.90 GBP from Apple Store.
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Sample Magic has launched EDM, a sample library featuring supersized sounds for EDM anthems.
Sample Magic returns to the fore with the definitive EDM sample collection, expertly crafted to soundtrack the biggest festivals, arenas and clubs worldwide.
Weighing in at almost 1GB of industry-standard 24-bit Wav loops and one-shots, EDM joins the dots between house, electro and progressive to devastating dancefloor effect.
Setting a new standard in musicality, flexibility and sonic fidelity, EDM comes bursting with superlative anthem-building tools: pristine and punchy beats, complex melodic songstarters, brazen basslines, sizzling synth hooks, XXL builds and fills, towering FX and 400 huge drum one-shots.
- 577 Wav loops (24-bit).
- 401 Wav one-shots (24-bit).
- 546 Apple Loops.
- 546 Rex2 Loops.
- Sampler formats for EXS24, Kontakt, NN-XT and Ableton Drum Rack (Live 9.0 and higher).
- 6-page digital booklet including EDM production tips.
The sample pack costs £34.90 GBP. Individual Click+Mix packs are sold separately.
More information: Sample Magic / EDM