Equinox Sounds has announced the release of MIDI Keys: Soul Machine, a downloadable collection from Smash Up The Studio.
In producing ‘Soul Machine’ Smash Up The Studio has tried as accurately as possible to re-create those wonderful chords and classic grooves for the modern day producer, so if you are looking for a more musical collection of Soul/RnB loops, this is the real deal.
Featuring bass lines, piano loops, rhodes loops, MIDI guitar loops for acoustic and electric styles, and synth loops in various styles including bendy moogs, funky polyphonic hooks and floaty/ambient style progressions. You’ll find 80 MIDI loops ranging from 2 – 16 bars in length.
In addition to this, the pack also contains 7 MIDI construction kits. These kits contain all the melodic MIDI parts for each of the 7 tracks created for the production of the preview track, that’s everything you hear, including the guitars, (which are also MIDI). Drum beats are not included.
Produced by Steve Burton for Smash Up The Studio. All content is royalty free.
Smash Up The Studio MIDI Keys: Soul Machine is available to purchase as a download for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has announced the release of MIDI Keys: Ibiza Summer Chill, a collection of MIDI Keyboard loops straight from the chilled out Ibiza house scene by Smash Up The Studio.
If you are not a keyboard player but want to recreate the great music you hear in the clubs, ‘Ibiza Summer Chill’ is for you. This pack was designed specifically for fans of the more musical chilled house scene so huge in Ibiza today.
There are cool latin flavors with piano and midi guitar loops, funky bass grooves for midi electric bass and synth bass, superb loops for rhodes piano, jazzy lead lines, gorgeous chords for pads and wicked synth loops perfect for fans of deeper house. All in all; 80 superb 4 bar MIDI progressions.
All loops are performed at 125 BPM and each loop is labelled with the instrument it was originally designed for. Having said that, with MIDI, the editing permutations are endless and you can make these loops fit your own personal requirements whilst still maintaining the high level of musicality in the original performance.
All content is royalty free. Produced performed and programmed by Steve Burton for Smash Up The Studio
MIDI Keys: Ibiza Summer Chill is available to purchase as a download for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has released MIDI Keys: Pop Piano, a collection featuring MIDI piano loops by Smash Up The Studio.
‘MIDI Keys: Pop Piano’ contains MIDI piano loops played to the highest standard and focused strictly on the very latest piano styles in Pop music today.
The loops are between 65 and 130 BPM and are 4 or 8 bars in length. Each file is labelled with the original tempo when performed. All loops are royalty free and performed by the legendary keyboard player, Steve Burton.
The pack contains 50 performances by one of the world’s top session keyboard players, any of which could be used as the basic musical structure for an entire song.
MIDI Keys: Pop Piano is available to purchase as a download for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has releases Cool Keys RnB 2, a sample library by content partner Smash Up The Studio.
Cool Keys RnB 2 continues with another superb collection of keyboard loops. From smooth laid back bedtime grooves to tough street vibes. Also included are 5 construction kits containing all the keyboard parts from each of the 5 elements used to make up our preview track. So if you like their ideas you can recreate them, or add your own musical flavors.
Cool Keys RnB 2 features
- 5 construction kits, 427 MB data (uncompressed).
- Tempo between 65 and 115 BPM.
- Professionally recorded as 24-Bit Wav files and Apple Loops.
- MIDI files have been included to allow you complete flexibility.
- Performed and produced by Steve Burton for Smash Up The Studio.
- All content is royalty free to use in your music with no extra costs.
Cool Keys RnB 2 is available to purchase for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has announced the release of Club Grooves: Urban Guitars, a collection featuring guitar loops for Hip Hop, R&B and Pop by Smash Up The Studio.
We teamed up with session guitarist “Mook” Hands and his old Gibson Les Paul Custom (wine red) The amplifiers used on the sessions were a Fender 65 Twin Reverb and a Marshall MA50C. These were recorded using two SM57 microphones.
Other equipment included a Cry Baby wah wah and MXR analog delay pedal. Some loops have also been treated with some post stereo effects at the mixing stage.
Club Grooves: Urban Guitars features
- 427 MB of loops and samples.
- Tempo ranging from 80 to 125 BPM.
- 50 loops of between 4 – 8 bars, any of which could be used as the musical structure for an entire track.
- Also included are slides, hits and FX recorded as single samples.
- All the loops are royalty free and when purchased can be used within your musical compositions for commercial purposes.
- Produced by Steve Burton exclusively for Smash Up The Studio.
Club Grooves: Urban Guitars is available to purchase as a download for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has released RnB Vibes: Piano, a collection of RnB piano progressions by Smash Up The Studio.
What better, when making an RnB record is to have the piano parts played by someone who does it professionally? Smash Up The Studio have once again called upon the keyboard skills of Steve Burton, who has worked on RnB tracks for artists such as Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Babyface, Jodeci, Sounds Of Blackness amongst others.
RnB Vibes: Piano features
- 40 4-8 bar chord progressions ranging in tempo from 65-110 BPM.
- Each loop could form the basic musical structure for an entire track.
- Formats: 24-bit WAV, MIDI and Apple Loops.
- Bonus: beats and the other musical parts from the MP3 demo track are included.
RnB Vibes: Piano is available as a digital download for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has released Bad Ass Hip Hop, a downloadable Hip Hop loop collection from it’s content partner, Smash Up The Studio.
Bad Ass Hip Hop is the essential tool for creating authentic Hip Hop grooves. It includes synth loops, bass loops, piano’s, strings, guitars, all broken out by BPM and designed to slot straight into your mix.
Bad Ass Hip Hop features
- More than 60 4-8 bar loops in 24bit WAV, Apple Loops and REX2 formats.
- All the keyboard loops also come with MIDI files played and recorded by session player Steve Burton, who can be heard on albums by Whitney Houston, Babyface, Guru, Janet Jackson, Jodeci, B.M.U, Destiny’s Child, Lemar, Sounds Of Blackness, and many more top artists.
Bad Ass Hip Hop is available as a digital download for $29.95 USD.
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Equinox Sounds has released Smash Up The Studio: Club Grooves, a selection of riffs for electric piano created and performed by world class session keyboardist Steve “Bertie” Burton.
From smooth jazzy vibes, thru tough R&B, to wicked house grooves, this collection is a must for both professionals and novices alike.
Smash Up The Studio: Club Grooves features
- Huge selection of sound and effect variations, from vintage “rhodes” type sounds, to fresher modern tones, all recorded using 24-bit audio.
- Ranging from 85-130 bpm each riff is a complete 8-bar chord progression and can be used to form the basic chord structure for an entire track.
- Original MIDI files for each loop to give complete versatility.
- 1.4 GB content, 24-bit AIFF, WAV, REX2, MIDI and Apple Loops (16-bit AIFF).
Smash Up The Studio: Club Grooves is available for download for $116.95 USD.
Visit the Equinox Sounds shop for more information and audio demos.