Equinox Sounds has introduced MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul, a sound library featuring jazz and soulful MIDI construction kits by Smash Up The Studio.
‘MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul’ contains three stunning MIDI Construction Kits containing all the loops featured in the demos. Each kit has been broken out into separate loops so the user can arrange the parts to their own requirements.
Keyboard parts include gorgeous funky Clavinet grooves and jazzy electric piano hooks, as well as stunning MIDI loops for electric bass guitar, played in the style of both fretless bass and standard.
MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul features
- 3 MIDI Construction Kits, 118 loops in total.
- Includes MIDI arrangements for bass, horns, strings, vibraphone, lead synthesiser.
- Recorded with “live keyboard takes” and some with a live drummer for maximum real feel.
- Tempo info, key signatures and chord progression info included.
- All MIDI content in the pack is royalty-free and can be used for commercial purposes.
The MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul pack is available to purchase for $19.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / MIDI Lab Jazzy Soul
Equinox Sounds has introduced MIDI Keys: Sexy Strings, a MIDI library featuring disco string loops by Smash Up The Studio.
Expertly arranged and programmed, this collection provides the icing on the cake for serious producers of Disco/House! Also contains original MIDI string compositions professionally arranged for mult-sampled string plug-ins.
‘MIDI Keys: Sexy Strings’ is the latest addition to Smash Up The Studio’s renowned ‘MIDI Keys’ range of products. This pack is unique in the sense that never before has there been a collection of MIDI string loops anywhere near approaching this level of performance and authenticity!
MIDI Keys: Sexy Strings features
- 112 MIDI String Loops. These are all your classic Disco string loops and phrases, chord progressions and pads.
- 10 MIDI String Compositions. Each composition contains separate MIDI files for each section, with Violins, Violas, Cellos and Basses, as well as a MIDI file for a complete String Ensemble. Also comes with musical scores for each section as a PDF.
- Bonus Loops. These are the Electric Piano Loops and Bass Guitar Loops used in the demo, in MIDI format.
The MIDI library is available to purchase for $29.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / MIDI Keys: Sexy Strings
Equinox Sounds has introduced MIDI Keys: Piano Loops For Film & TV, a collection of MIDI files by Smash Up The Studio, designed for use in TV, ads, jingles and film productions.
Smash Up The Studio have once again employed the services of keyboardist, composer and producer Steve Burton in the making of this product. The brief was “Can you make it sound like all those piano ads on TV?” The results were outstanding!
There are chilled loops, atmospheric loops, classical, easy listening, jazzy, all with one thing in common, you can imagine hearing them on the TV whether in an advert, show or movie. All loops range between four to sixteen bars in length and are all key and tempo labelled.
The MIDI library is available to purchase from Equinox Sounds for $29.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / MIDI Keys: Piano Loops For Film & TV
Smash Up The Studio has released the Ultimate RnB Piano Collection, a bundle of three piano MIDI libraries.
‘Ultimate RnB Piano Collection’ is packed full of stunning RnB piano phrases, beautifully played with soul and feeling by a top session keyboardist. These fantastic chord progressions will give your tracks a higher level of quality and sophistication.
Perfect for producers of soulful RnB, modern RnB, HipHop and Pop, Smash Up The Studio gives you an opportunity to own this special edition consisting of their 3 most popular RnB piano packs at an amazing knockdown price (normal price USD $93.61).
Ultimate RnB Piano Collection features
- Includes Club Grooves: Urban Piano, MIDI Keys Gold: Piano RnB & Soul, and RnB Vibes: Piano.
- 140 MIDI loops (both original and quantised)
- 90 loops in 24-Bit WAV and Apple loops formats.
- 12 Bonus loops 24-Bit WAV.
- Total pack size (unzipped) 580.8 MB.
- Loops range between 2 and 16 bars with the majority at 4 bars.
- Each loop is tempo-labelled, and all loops are royalty-free and composed and performed by Steve Burton exclusively for Smash Up The Studio.
The Ultimate RnB Piano Collection is available to purchase from Equinox Sounds for $49.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / Ultimate RnB Piano Collection
Related: electric piano
, Equinox Sounds
, samples and sound libraries
, Smash Up The Studio
, Steve Burton
Posted in news
on Nov 23, 2011
Equinox Sounds has released MIDI Keys: Keyboard Riffs of the 60′s & 70′s Vol 2, a piano MIDI chord progressions library by Smash Up The Studio.
You’ll find three awesome MIDI Construction Kits and stacks of loops, performed with breathtaking authenticity and in the styles of some of the huge artists of the era.
Following its best-selling predecessor, this pack also concentrates on those truly memorable chord progressions that never seem to go out of date. Timeless riffs that slot seamlessly into many of todays popular styles.
There are loops designed for acoustic piano, also loops for some of the classic electric pianos of the time such as the Fender Rhodes and Wurlitzer piano and also the Hohner D6 Clavinet and Hammond organ.
Keyboard Riffs of the 60′s & 70′s Vol 2 features
- 3 MIDI Construction Kits and 70 loops ranging from 4 to 16 bars in length.
- Covers various musical styles including Soul, Funk, Jazz, Rock and Pop.
- Not limited to specific sounds but can use the plug-in of your choice to play back each loop, as well as performing countless other editing permutations.
- A selection of loops are featured in the Loop demo. All MIDI files are tempo-labelled.
- All loops are Royalty-free and have been composed and performed by Steve Burton, exclusively for Smash Up The Studio.
MIDI Keys: Keyboard Riffs of the 60′s & 70′s Vol 2 is available to purchase for $29.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / Keyboard Riffs of the 60′s & 70′s Vol 2
Equinox Sounds has announced the release of MIDI Keys: Funky Horns, a downloadable collection from content partner Smash Up The Studio.
This collection is highly versatile and each loop is designed to drop effortlessly into your tracks. ‘MIDI Keys: Funky Horns’ includes tempo and key signature info and takes away the hassle of making real horn audio samples fit properly with your music.
With MIDI loops it’s easy to change the notation of each riff and the tempo in order to make the phrase work perfectly in your track. You will find that loops programmed at 125 BPM with a Disco vibe also sound great when slowed down to 95 BPM and used as a Hip Hop loop, and vice versa.
Also there are so many great Horn plug-ins on the market now that it is possible to achieve some very realistic results.
MIDI Keys: Funky Horns features
- 62 loops ranging from 77 to 127 BPM.
- Various styles, from complex, intricate stabs to more laid back sustained harmonies.
- Includes Key signature info and tips for optimizing performance.
- All Horns were arranged and programmed by Steve Burton for Smash Up The Studio.
- All loops are Royalty-Free.
MIDI Keys: Funky Horns is available to purchase as a download for $29.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / MIDI Keys: Funky Horns
Equinox Sounds has announced the release of MIDI Keys: Disco Fever, a collection of MIDI loops by Smash Up The Studio.
‘MIDI Keys: Disco Fever’ from Smash Up The Studio is a timeless collection of MIDI loops for producers who need to capture the classic feel of old school music in their tracks. Featuring 70 royalty-free professionally performed MIDI loops for Horns, Strings, Piano, Bass, Rhodes, Synths, Guitar and Clavinet.
MIDI Keys: Disco Fever features
- 3 MIDI construction kits, each kit is broken down into separate loops so you can build and arrange the track to suit your own requirements.
- All loops are tempo-labeled, although with MIDI files the editing capabilities are endless. Just choose your coolest sounds and off you go.
- Produced by Steve Burton for Smash Up The Studio. All content is royalty free.
MIDI Keys: Disco Fever is available to purchase as a download for $29.95 USD.
More information: Equinox Sounds / MIDI Keys: Disco Fever
Smash Up The Studio has released Electro Funk: Key Loops, a collection of classic 80′s electro funk keyboard loops performed on vintage analogue synthesizers.
Seriously funky synth hooks as well as cool bass grooves, piano’s, rhodes and a host of other keyboard sounds. Highly authentic riffs and chord progressions all in classic early to mid 80′s style. Also contains 4 construction kits as featured in the preview track.
Smash Up The Studio presents “Electro Funk: Key Loops” a journey back to the post disco era of boogie, funk and soul in the early 1980′s. A time when top musicians started replacing traditional funk elements such as horns, drums and bass with synthesizers and drum machines creating a completely new and original sound.
This pack focuses on keyboard and synth styles and has been professionally performed by a top keyboard player to accurately reproduce those amazing funky riffs and sounds using vintage synthesizers of the era including Moog, Sequential Circuits, Roland, ARP and others.
All loops are tempo labelled and with a few exceptions are mostly mid tempo, (between 105 and 115 BPM was the standard of the day) and vary in length from 2 to 16 bars. All loops have been recorded in 24 bit audio.
Midi loops have also been included for extra versatility.
Electro Funk: Key Loops features
- 70 loops in 24 bit Wav and Apple Loops formats.
- 70 Midi Loops.
- 4 Construction kits in 24 bit Wav format, each kit has been broken down into separate samples so you can arrange the tracks to your own personal requirements.
- Total content 562.2 MB.
- Produced and performed by Steve Burton for Smash Up The Studio.
- All content is royalty free.
Electro Funk: Key Loops is available to purchase for $39.95 USD / £ 24.95 GBP.
More information: Smash Up The Studio / Electro Funk: Key Loops