Sample Magic has announced MIDI Elements: Mainroom Riffs & Arps 2, a collection of anthemic MIDI melodics built for the mainroom.
101 essential MIDI motifs designed for peak time dancefloor action. Primed to inject energy into the biggest EDM anthems, the collection merges the best of electro and progressive for the ultimate finger-on-the-pulse inspiration.
Packed with turbo-charged riffs, searing hooks and euphoric arps, this long-awaited second volume delivers 101 all-new track-starting tools to rival the biggest tracks of 2013.
And because each one is a MIDI file you have the ultimate freedom to choose your own sounds, change the key of the loop, edit the tempo, notation, velocity, length and more. But most importantly, it offers you the opportunity to personalise each progression and melody to make them completely unique.
The MIDI pack is available to purchase for £9.90 GBP.
More information: Sample Magic / Mainroom Riffs & Arps 2
Sample Magic has launched West Coast House, a new White Label series sample pack featuring bass-heavy sounds.
Bursting with slinky house shuffles, bold ‘n’ brash basslines, quirky synth cuts, lush chords, off-the-wall percussion, pitched vox, flamboyant FX and chunky drum hits, West Coast House serves up hundreds peak-time tools inspired by the likes of Claude Von Stroke, Justin Martin and Eats Everything.
West Coast House features
- 242 Loops (24-bit Wav, Apple Loops, REX2).
- 249 One-shots (24-bit Wav).
- Multi Instruments and Sampler Patches for Kontakt, Battery, EXS24, NN-XT and Ableton Drum Racks.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £16.90 GBP. Individual parts are also sold separately.
More information: Sample Magic / West Coast House
Sample Magic has announced Analogue Techno, a new White Label series sample pack.
Raw, deep and sexy analogue techno tools tweaked and freaked for underground dancefloors worldwide.
Weighing in at over 800MB of 24-bit royalty-free loops, Analogue Techno comes dripping with the character and soul of hardware synth lines, jackin’ ruff-house beats, dirty basslines, deep dubbed-out chords, FX-heavy vox loops, degraded textures and more crafted from an enviable selection of the finest analogue synths and outboard units.
Analogue Techno features
- 195 Drum Loops – Gritty underground grooves stacked with distortion-heavy kicks, decaying snares, mechanical hats and reworked percussion hits.
- 77 Synth Loops – Circuit-bent tones, wonky arpeggios and sleazy leads.
- 64 Bass Loops – Low-end monsters oozing with sub energy and warm harmonics.
- 74 Chord Loops – Deep and dubby chord progressions inspired by Detroit.
- 31 Vox Loops – Weird and warped vox siphoned direct from the urban malaise.
- 20 FX Loops – Assorted crackles, hisses and hums to inject the mix with analogue impurities.
- 20 Atmospheres – tempo-synced swells, strings and soundscapes to add tension and emotion.
- 20 Hat Loops – A choice cut of drum machine hi-hat lines laced with distinctive mechanical grooves.
- 170 Drum Hits – Layered kicks, snares, hats and percussion hits for rough-and-ready beat creation.
- All loops are tempo-synced at 126bpm and key-labeled where appropriate.
The sample pack costs £16.90 GBP. Various Click+Mix packs are also available.
More information: Sample Magic / Analogue Techno
Elektron has announced the release of Utility Kicks, a sample pack for the Octatrack performance sampler.
Elektron has released a new Sound pack for the Octatrack – and this time it is all about kicks, kicks, kicks.
Utility Kicks features 192 kick drum sounds, all of them meticulously created by the Sample Magic team. Highlights include a section of tuned kicks, which come in hand when wanting to be sure no frequencies clash with those precious bass lines.
Utility Kicks features
- 55 MB content.
- 24 bit/44.1 kHz WAV samples.
- Includes 1 set, 1 project, 3 patterns, 1 part, 96 club kicks, 96 tuned kicks.
The library costs 30 EUR.
More information: Elektron / Utility Kicks
Sample Magic has launched EDM Superstar Sounds, a collection of Massive and Sylenth1 presets, featuring the signature sounds of the world’s biggest producers.
Tool up for your assault on the Beatport Top 10 and DJ Mag Top 100 with this essential selection of Massive and Sylenth patches inspired by the biggest players in EDM. From Avicii to Axwell, Diplo to Deadmau5, Skrillex to Steve Aoki and Teisto to Tommy Trash, EDM Superstar Sounds puts the iconic sounds of the world’s biggest producers direct into your DAW.
Divided into cateogories of bass, FX, leads, pads, plucks and arps, each patch is cleverly labelled to reflect the superstar producer or chart-topping track it’s inspired by.
The soundset costs £14.90 GBP.
More information: Sample Magic / EDM Superstar Sounds
Elektron has announced the release of Ultimate FX, a new sound pack for Octatrack by Sample Magic.
We got a new Sound Pack for you! Created by Sample Magic, Ultimate FX is is teaming with scraping metal schreeches, booming bombdrops, weird synthsizer bleeps and ear piercing loops. Perfect for sounds design, or for adding that touch of weirdness to your songs.
The sound pack is specifically made for the Octatrack. Included is an Octatrack set featuring 1 project, 16 patterns and 4 parts. Also included are 16 scenes per part, providing a great starting point for experimenting with the demo patterns.
The Ultimate FX sound pack costs 30 EUR.
More information: Elektron / Ultimate FX
Sample Magic has released Big Room FX, a sample pack featuring 101 sound fx samples.
101 climactic builds, epic drops and system-shaking impacts designed to inject the ultimate in big room energy into electro, progressive and techno tracks.
Expertly crafted from a vast array of analogue, digital and found-sound sources, each sample has been tweaked and honed for maximum dancefloor damage.
Stacked with tempo-synced risers, falls, reverses and rhythmic builds – plus a choice selection of colossal impacts and bombs – the collection is intuitively folder sub-divided for total production ease.
From one-bar reverses primed for super-fast drops to towering 16-bar risers, it’s an essential selection of FX for mainroom producers seeking build-up and breakdown ammunition.
The sample pack costs £12.90 GBP.
More information: Sample Magic / Big Room FX
Sample Magic has announced version 1.1 of Magic AB, the reference tool that allows producers to switch between the audio they are mixing and up to nine reference tracks in an instant.
The 1.1 update offers a mix of new versions for updated sequencers, user-suggested workflow refinements and fixes.
With A/B referencing playing an essential part in the production, mixing and mastering process, Magic AB offers an infinitely faster, easier and more accurate method to compare multiple audio streams to those available in any DAW or audio editor.
A uniquely powerful utility to aid and speed the mixing and mastering process, Magic AB’s controls and ergonomically-designed GUI can be learned in two minutes, and will lead to a lifetime’s better mixes.
Changes in Magic AB v1.1
- Added – Pro Tools 11 support with 64-bit AAX plugin.
- Added – Logic X support with 64-bit AU plugin.
- Added – A-B stream selector buttons now work as a toggle button. Just click either A or B button to toggle between A and B stream.s
- Fixed – Sample rate conversion between audio files and DAW session now works on both Mac and PC (no more truncated audio files or unable to load messages).
Magic AB for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS/AAX) is available to purchase for RRP £24.90 GBP. The update is free to all registered users.
More information: Sample Magic / Magic AB