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Sample Modeling releases The Saxophones sound library

Sample Modeling has announced the release of its The Saxophones sound library, a collection of Bari, Tenor, Alto & Soprano saxophones.

Sample Modeling The Saxophones

The Saxophones utilizes Samplemodeling’s proprietary SWAM Engine (Synchronous Wavelength Acoustic Modeling) developed by Stefano Lucato.

The Saxophones use samples as a base material, chromatically performed by a professional player over a very wide dynamic range, and recorded with state-of-the-art technology. The resulting timbre is therefore that of the real instrument. But the analogy with a sample based library ends here. The underlying, proprietary technology allows continuous interpolation among different vectors like time, dynamics, pitch and formants. Advanced real time processing techniques yield realistic legato/portamento, vibrato, overblow, ornamentations & trills with phase continuity, constant-formant pitchbends, subharmonics, growl and flutter tongue to be performed in real time.

The Saxophones are supplied as a bundle of plug-ins for 32- and 64-bit Windows and Mac OS X in AU and VST formats for 259 EUR. Owners of any Sample Modeling saxophone library, purchased before January 21st, 2013, can purchase the new SWAM-based Saxophones package for 149 EUR before March 31st, 2013. Prices ex. VAT, if applicable.

More information: Sample Modeling / The Saxophones

Singomakers intros Ultimate House Sax

Singomakers Ultimate House Sax

Singomakers has released Ultimate House Sax, a collection of fresh new samples dedicated to the highlight of deep house, funky house, nu jazz and chillout music – saxophone melodies.

This collection comes in at 502 mb, and contains 10 Saxophone Kits with 244 Sax loops!!!

Within Ultimate House Sax you will find Dry loops, alongside processed and “ready to use” loops!

In detail expect to find 10 Kits, inc. sax loops in scale C#, D#m, F#, Gm, F#m, Em, D#, Cm.

All parts recorded in a professional studio with perfect Sennheiser MKH 416 microphone, plus Vacuum Tube preamp Avalon VT 747 and Class-A Program EQ, giving warmth and perfect quality of sound!

The sample pack costs £19.95 GBP.

More information: Singomakers / Ultimate House Sax

Samplephonics releases Snake Davis Sax Sessions sample library

Samplephonics Snake Davis Sax Sessions

Samplephonics has introduced Snake Davis Sax Sessions, an exclusive collection of saxophone loops and samples from legendary sessionist Snake Davis.

Styles range from downright funky to more mellow laid back grooves, and a selection of different saxaphones have been used.

Snake has taken utmost care to ensure every single loops is as inspired as the next… it took 3 months of recording sessions until he was satisfied!

He has worked with an incredible list of artists, composers and producers including including George Martin, M-People, Lisa Stansfield, Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Culture Club, Hamish Stuart, George Michael, Tina Turner, Paul Hardcastle, Take That, Cher, Kylie Minogue, Paul McCartney, Swing Out Sister, Dave Stewart, Paul Young, Mark Morrison, Pet-Shop Boys, Soul11Soul, Robert Palmer, Tanita Tikaram, Motorhead, Primal Scream, Spice Girls, Boy George and many more.

Snake Davis Sax Sessions features

  • 240 loops at 60bpm, 95bpm, 110bpm, 120bpm, 125bpm and 130bpm.
  • 24 Bit Wav, Multiple Sampler Instruments.
  • 100% royalty free, ready to use in any production.

The sample library is available to purchase for £27.40 GBP.

More information: Samplephonics / Snake Davis Sax Sessions

Zero-G ships Sax Supreme for Kontakt

Zero-G Sax Supreme

Zero-G has announced it is shipping Sax Supreme, a vintage soprano saxophone instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt.

SAX SUPREME is a vintage soprano saxophone that has been recorded in an anechoic chamber and programmed as a very high quality Kontakt Instrument with a custom graphic interface. It comes with a 1.6Gb samplebank of over 1200 samples to create amazingly nuanced playing.

Sax Supreme will give you the intimacy, warmth and the natural sound of a real instrument. Its straightforward and easy-to-use interface with Advanced Kontakt Scripting allows for incredibly realistic phrasing and performance.

The seven velocity layers and four round robin samples per note make your playing come alive and the incredibly complex legato and modulation scripting do all the work for you behind the scenes so all you have to do is play.

In addition, to create even more realism, we have also incorporated controls that can add the actual mechanical noise of the saxophone keys in the same way as they sound in a real sax. There is also a choice of ten different convolution reverbs.

A great saxophone performance is all about expression and feeling. Sax Supreme is the nearest thing to having a real saxophonist on call in the studio.

Zero-G Sax Supreme
Sax Supreme Kontakt instrument with a custom easy-to-use graphic interface.

Sax Supreme features

  • 1.6Gb of sounds on a single DVD.
  • 1200 WAV files in total.
  • Kontakt 4 & 5 Instruments with custom Graphic Interface.

The Sax Supreme is available to purchase as a DVD or exclusively as a download from Time+Space for £60.95 GBP / €74.95 EUR.

More information: Zero-G / Supreme Sax

Trumpet, trombone & saxophone: Loopmasters Latin Horns sample pack

Loopmasters has announced the release of Latin Horns, a collection of fresh new samples dedicated to the highlight of Latin Music, The Horn Section.

Loopmasters Latin Horns

With tight syncopated hooks played with staccato precision and harmonic phrasing, Latin Horns is jam packed with exciting fresh horn arrangements guaranteed to add Latin fire to your productions.

Featuring a three piece line up of Trumpet, Trombone and Saxophone containing 104 different ensembles, each instrument has been recorded separately with a full mix loop also included for maximum flexibility. Only high end recording equipment and state of the art Ribbon microphones have been used to seize every nuance and ensure the full Latin spirit was captured.

Recorded at tempos of 125, 126, 128 and 130 in a wealth different keys and a wide range of playing styles from short punchy riffs to full long developing melodies, Latin House is at home in Latin Productions but will also fit comfortably in any modern dance production, from House to Dub, Broken Beat, Nu Disco, Jazz and more.

Latin Horns comes in at 1.42Gb and contains 104 Different Horn Ensembles with a total of 416 Loops and 417 Rex 2 files with Apple Loops version sold separately.

The Latin Horns sample library is available to purchase for £24.95 GBP.

More information: Loopmasters / Latin Horns

Puremagnetik releases Baritron – A Saxophone Instrument from the Future

Puremagnetik Baritron

Puremagnetik has released Baritron, a saxophone sound library packed into a collection of 11 multisampled instruments in three eclectic categories.

Four instruments (All, Soft, Loud, Staccato) capture the classic acoustic tones of the baritone saxophone. The “All” instrument combines everything as multiple layers of velocity articulations. From quiet reed slaps to wailing growls and release clicks, Baritron has fully captured all of these saxophone nuances. Two FX instruments (Mash and Slap) are focused on recreating the pseudo-random keymashing and the percussive tongue slaps that the saxophone does so well.

In addition, Puremagnetik has created 5 experimental instruments that push the sonic barrier. Tron-Doom was made with a doubled talkbox process layered on a sub octave pitch shifter. Tron-Drillex was the result of vocoding the saxophone with the sound of an electric drill articulating a stratocaster. Tron-Lazer has 3 velocity layers of sax vocoded with a series of descending pitch slides. Tron-Maoff convolves the sound of a bowed string into the sax, combined with a enveloped filter. And finally… Tron-Vowelz is vocoded with a human voice to create 4 different tones, blendable and interchangeable.

Baritron features

  • 11 multi-sampled instruments with expressive articulations.
  • Over 500 high quality samples .
  • Advanced Ableton Live Racks with customized Macro Controls .
  • Kontakt KSP easy edit GUI .
  • Logic EXS version includes Channel Strip Settings with Logic effects.
  • EXS Universal file format for easy importing into any audio host.

Baritron for Ableton Live, Kontakt, Logic (and any host that can import EXS24 format) is now available to Puremagnetik subscribers.

More information: Puremagnetik / Baritron

Future Loops releases Sax Lounge

Future Loops has announced the release of its Sax Lounge saxophone sample pack.

Future Loops Sax Lounge

With a smooth jazzy vibe Sax Lounge was designed to blend in multiple styles from Hip Hop, Lounge and Chill Out to Electronica, Dance or any other production genre that can benefit from some sweet saxophone samples!

Sax Lounge includes Alto, Bari and Tenor Saxophones and was recorded in 6 different tempos (60 BPM, 80 BPM, 100 BPM, 120 BPM, 140 BPM and 160 BPM) and besides the versatile loops included in this collection you’ll also find over 270 Pre-Sliced One-Shots!

With over 500 samples, Sax Lounge offers you plenty of jazz, funk and soulful Sax sounds to play with, all 100% Royalty-Free and ready to mix in your tracks!

Sax Lounge is available for 23.97 EUR. Get 25% off your order by using coupon code FUTURE25 until April 8th, 2012.

More information: Future Loops / Sax Lounge

The Loop Loft ReFill Bundle 50% off

The Loop Loft ReFIll Bundle Sale

The Loop Loft has announced a limited time sale for its ReFill Bundle, a collection of 8 ReFill libraries for Propellerhead Reason.

This weekend we’re slashing the price of our ReFill Bundle in half, giving you instant access to all eight of our custom Reason ReFills (a $129 savings)!

Now’s your chance to load up your Reason library with a wide range of Loop Loft content including Brazilian, Funk, Jazz, Cinematic, and World Drums, as well as electric bass by Janek Gwizdala (Mike Stern, Randy Brecker) and saxophone by Bob Reynolds (John Mayer, Richard Bona).

ReFill Bundle includes

  • Janek Gwizdala Fodera Sessions ReFill
  • Celso Alberti Brazilian Drums & Percussion ReFill
  • Indie Rock Drums ReFill
  • Cinematic Drums ReFill
  • Funk Essentials ReFill
  • World Percussion Vol 1 ReFill
  • The Art of Brushes ReFill
  • The Bob Reynolds Collection ReFill

The ReFill Bundle sale ends Monday August 1st at 12:00pm EST.

More information: The Loop Loft / ReFill Bundle