Big Fish Audio has announced the release of Urban Legacy XXL, a production tool from VIP Loops for modern beat makers & producers.
Urban Legacy XXL is an incredible new product from VIP Loops that will help reshape how producers and beat makers think about using loops, riffs, and one shot samples in their production setups. It’s a massive 13 GB sample library of 20 combined products built on the Kontakt engine.
Urban Legacy XXL is a great production tool for in the studio work or on stage in a live performance setting. Sporting a 16 pad, 4 bank customized interface, this product is truly unique in the virtual instrument world. Urban Legacy XXL was built to be the backbone for your modern productions in the styles of Hip Hop, Trap, R&B, Pop, Soul, Reggae, and Gospel.
Urban Legacy XXL represents some of VIP Loops’ most popular products remastered, and a huge selection of brand new material that makes for the perfect combination of elite loops, riffs, and one-shots delivered by the best sound development team in the business!
The library is available from Big Fish Audio for $ 199.95 USD.
More information: Big Fish Audio / Urban Legacy XXL
ModeAudio has released Urban Middle East, a field recording sample library featuring 6 ambient sound recordings.
The air is thick with heat, dust and bustling city activity in this carefully recorded ambient sound collection. Across the 6 files contained you will be presented with a range of street sounds from frantic market sellers and twittering finches shading from the burning sun, to the hum of air conditioning in the empty night.
If you want to take your listeners on a journey, Field Recordings 004 – Urban Middle East is the release you’ve been waiting for. We’ve shaded our eyes from the relentless sun and squeezed our way through the crowds, microphones and recorder in tow, so you don’t have to!
The sample pack is available for £6 GBP.
More information: ModeAudio / Urban Middle East
Future Loops has launched RNB Swingerz, a collection of R&B Construction Kits in WAV & REX format.
RNB Swingerz features a sexy and warm selection of samples geared for R&B and Hip Hop producers and features Beats, Bass, Strings, Keys, Synth, FX, Pads, Percussion, Guitar & more.
With Over 4 GB, RNB Swingerz also includes the standalone drum loop elements such as Kicks, Snares, Hats, Claps and One Shots for increased mixing and production potential.
The sample pack is available for purchase for 19.95 EUR.
More information: Future Loops / RNB Swingerz
ProducersHot has released Urban Attack, a free collection of drum & percussion loops by Altair Damon, aimed at urban, trip hop, hip hop, trap etc.
All sounds are created with various percussion chops, some recordings and Altair Damon’s personal drum kit- the result being an unique collection of 14 loops at 24-bit .WAV format.
The BPM range covers the mid-tempo of urban dementia, where you’ll find unusual percussion sounds pumping out, fat basses, drops and unexpected changes.
The sample pack is a free download at ProducersHot.
More information: ProducersHot / Urban Attack
ThaLoops has announced the release of TLi Acoustic Guitar, a virtual instrument and one-shot samples collection made specifically for modern urban music productions.
The sound-set includes pick sound and finger sound instrument presets and 244 one-shot acoustic guitar chord samples. Each note for the instrument presets was recorded at 5 velocity ranges (p, mp, mf, f, ff) making it total of 452 wav samples.
Additionally sound-set is packed with 244 one-shot chord variations covering all 12 keys of an octave played by a professional guitarist. Both simple and extended chords (e.g A#dim7, D#m6, Esus4) provides user with a material to build acoustic guitar chord progressions.
Virtual instrument presets are provided in VST WIN/MAC, Audio Units, Kontakt and Soundfont formats. One-shot chord samples are programmed into Kontakt, Battery, Reason NN-XT, Halion and Soundfont presets.
Tli Acoustic Guitar is available for purchase for $32.95 USD.
More information: ThaLoops / TLi Acoustic Guitar
Loopmasters has announced Crate Digger Breaks and Cutz, a new Rawpacks bundle from Raw Cutz.
Raw Cutz brings the creative sampling techniques of the past into the future, with a fresh blend of inspirational Hip Hop sounds and samples created using vintage techniques and equipment to bring you the authentic sound of the underground.
Rawpacks 19 – 21 is a cool collection of samples from Durty Cratez, mid 30s and hailing from France, his tools of the trade include the MPC60 and MPC60 II… he is Hip Hops unwashed star, with plenty of past successes but we are unable to reveal his true identity currently for legal reasons. His main inspirations come from 90s Hip Hop aka the Golden Era, including producers such as DJ Premier, Lord Finesse, DITC. Expect loud, brash chops, with hard hitting beats and plenty of attitude.
This pack contains his second three packs for Raw Cutz – “New Arrival”, “Hip Hop”, and “Durty Wins”.
The sample pack is available to purchase for £39.95 GBP.
More information: Loopmasters / Crate Digger Breaks and Cutz
ThaLoops has announced the release of Cello 4 Hip Hop, a 1.4 GB virtual instrument for Kontakt and SoundFont, developed for urban music producers.
The cello worth 6k$ 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.
More information: ThaLoops / Cello 4 Hip Hop