ThaLoops has announced the release of Cello 4 Hip Hop, a 1.4 GB virtual instrument for Kontakt and SoundFont, developed for urban music producers.
The cello worth 6k$ was sampled in a top studio using premium mics (A pair of Neumann U-87, Schoeps CMC641 and Blue Custom Microphone), run through a-class preamps.
The instrument includes 861 wav samples of various cello articulations covering 5 velocity layers per note and real trigger release sounds:
- Detache ( 5 velocity layers per note, polyphonic, vibrato with mod. wheel.)
- Legato (5 velocity layers per note, vibrato with mod. wheel.)
- Staccato (5 velocity layers per note.)
- Pizzicato (5 velocity layers per note.)
- Authentic Glissandos (octaves on every string C,G,D,A, solo and fifths.)
- Authentic Trills.
Unlike other virtual cello instruments, Cello 4 Hip Hop is an affordable professional library developed not just for movie scoring producers, but also for musicians who produce in genres such as urban hip hop and pop; strong, suede low end cello sound do not interfere with the powerful 808 layered hip hop kicks.
Compose catchy lead melodies and harmonies and layer modern synthesizers with the natural, edgy cello sound to add richness to your beats.
The Cello 4 Hip Hop library is available in Kontakt and SoundFont formats, priced at $34.95 USD.
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ThaLoops has announced the release of Steinway Grand Piano B211, a virtual instrument fine tuned for hip hop, rnb and pop music producers.
The piano was sampled in a world class studio in Europe through the legendary SSL 4000 console and the finest pre-amps using 3 pairs of the top quality microphones such as legendary AKG C12, Brauner Valvet and Neumann U-87 placed in an acoustically precise room in order to obtain the genuine piano sonics.
Featuring 5 velocity layers per note of almost 3.5 GB individual 24-bit samples virtual instrument inlcudes “Close Sound” and “Distant Sound” presets. As an extra, the team also developed the Hip Hop Baby Piano preset for lead melodies great for hip hop productions.
The Steinway Grand Piano plugin is available to purchase for $39.95 USD. Includes Mac VST/AU, Windows VST, SoundFont, and NI KONTAKT formats.
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ThaLoops has announced its ‘Atomic Sale’, offering 50% discount of all loop-sets and sound-sets.
‘Atomic’ sale will end on the 1st of September. Website users can activate the 50% discount by entering a coupon code: CUT50 which can be applied to all ThaLoops products. All the sound-sets and loop-sets are available as an instant digital download.
ThaLoops is a sound design company providing loops and samples primarily for hip hop and pop genre producers. ThaLoops sound designer’s samples were used by award-winning producers and companies such as Timbaland, Will.I.Am, Pollow Da Don, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arturia (Analog Laboratory).
All loops and samples are royalty free and are available at 50% discount till September 1st.
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ThaLoops has announced the release of Classical Trap Loops, a trap loops library where classical music meets trap.
The collection is packed with 201 loops and 8 special fx delivered in acid wav, apple loops aiff and reason rex2 formats (593 files, 855MB total). Inspired by the best melodies from the classical music composers such as P.I.Tchaikovsky, L.V.Beethoven, E.Grieg, S.Prokofiev and C.Orff.
The Loop-set Includes 5 trap instruments (synths, brass, guitar, old piano…) loop themes and 5 trap drum loop themes, all provided with a multi-track construction style files. The trap loop library was recorded stylistically matching productions of Kanye West, Lex Luger, Jay-z & Timbaland. All loops are produced at 140BPM tempo – the standard of all bouncy trap beats. Use every instrument individual loops to arrange your own beats with the classical melodies renowned worldwide.
The loop-set is structured into 5 composition groups. Each group includes both melodic instrument loop and drum loop full mixes + separated construction style files in the folder “Mix_Kit”. Compositions are arranged and split into 4 main parts: “Hook1″, “Hook2″, “Verse1″ and “Verse2″. Mix and match drum loops (claps, snares, 808 processed kicks) and music loops seamlessly together and use them in your productions – all sounds are royalty free.
Classical Trap Loops is available to purchase as a download for $12.95 USD.
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ThaLoops has announced the release of its Trippin Percussion Loops 1 percussion loops library.
The loop-set includes 160 advanced percussion loops, 480 files provided in 3 formats: REX2, WAV & AIFF. 262MB in total size. ThaLoops delivers an ultimate collection of percussion loops matching almost every hip hop production aspect. Wether you are producing a downtempo or an uptempo beat the percussion loop-set is featuring a variety of rhythmic patterns programmed to match your productions. Just add and mix-match your own kick and snare patterns with “Trippin’ Percussion Loops 1″ and save your production time. Live performance recordings were programmed into fresh hip hop percussion loops. Make your beats with ease and surprise your clients with quality. The innovative touch to your productions is guaranteed using percussion loops from the set.
To design 160 loops we didn’t set the limits on percussion instruments to be used, so much that even stringed ethnic instruments were used for the rhythmic patterns. The loop-set stylistically is focused towards hip hop but can be easily used in pop, rock, dub step, dance productions. Due to modern DAW’s time stretching capability we are providing loops in Top 3 loop formats: REX2, ACID WAV and Apple Loops AIFF.
Trippin’ Percussion Loops 1 is available to purchase for $17.95 USD.
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Thaloops has announced Ethnic Voices 1, a collection of new traditional slavic vocal samples for hip hop, trap, rnb, pop music productions.
Including over 330 wav samples chopped out of authentic traditional female singing sessions. The sounds are performed in a unique chest resonating singing technique. The voice sounds are designed for various music styles productions such as hip hop, rob, pop, trap, edm (electronic dance music) and more. 100 mb in size, all samples are organized into 8 folders, based on specific key tone and each programmed in 5 automatically loading software presets and soundfonts. Also, samples can be mix-matched across presets.
‘Ethnic Voices 1′ samples collection is made out of a full session performance recordings including solo voices and multi-voice singing intervals, comprising minor & major scales, chants, crying shouts. Whether your are going to make short looped rhythmic pattern or use the voice sounds as ad-libs, the sound-set gives you a variety to freshen up your beats with new sonics. Each folder also includes voice samples additionally processed into two types of effects: Vinyl warm sound and Telephone filtered sound.
Ethnic Voices 1 is available to purchase for $11.98 USD.
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Thaloops has announced the release of its Piano Shots 1 sample library featuring piano riffs, chords derived from ThaLoops “RnB Pianos 1″ loop-set.
Over 440 one-shot wav samples of chopped piano chords & riffs designed for production of today’s Hip Hop, RnB and Pop music. 182 megabytes in size, “Piano Shots 1″ includes 15 automatically loading software sampler presets and soundfonts. The sound-set is organized and split into three tempos and keys. Tempo 100BPM contains 123 wav samples in G key, tempo 110BPM contains 160 wav samples in E key and tempo 120BPM – 148 samples in A# key. Each tempo is provided with 5 main themes + tons of professional chord progressions & variations. All tempo groups can be mix-matched across presets.
The “Piano Shots 1″ Sound-set is packed with piano riffs, chords derived from ThaLoops “RnB Pianos 1″ loop-set. The collection of one-shot piano samples makes creating chord progressions for the user a fun experience. With all packed dominants, subdominants, 7th, 9th chord inversions you get accompaniment for your melodies and hooks right away. Major & minor scales, professional dynamic piano performance layered with additional production sounds takes your songs to the Hit level. Strings, electric pianos, organs, rhodes were subtly added to color different piano instruments and themes. The chords will match any emotion: dark, melancholic, sad, light, happy or romantic. Each preset is programmed so that users can sequence song arrangements with ease.
Piano Shots 1 is available to purchase for the introductory price of $16 USD for a limited time (50% off regular).
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Thaloops has announced the release of its Timbo Hip Hop Loops sample pack.
Thaloops main producer with experience of designing the samples used by Timbaland himself (e.g Timbaland feat. One Republic – “Marching on”) produced 10 multitrack beat themes using vast variety of organic sounds, tribal drums, deep kicks, ethnic instruments, chants, tape saturated snares inspired by Timbaland and Danjahandz productions.
Featuring hot 10 fully constructed and mixed beats just like on the top recordings. Each melodic and drum instrument performance is organized into own separate multitrack theme but also can be used as a separate original loop theme!
490 MB of professionally designed 24bit .wav loops covering the sonics of the legendary producers’ sound. The list of the beats cover the tempo range from 86bpm to 130bpm. Each theme includes: full mixed beat loops, drum loops, drum top loops (no kicks) and each separate instrument loops.
The sample pack is available to purchase for $19.95 USD.
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