Sounds And Effects has released Distressed Vinyl, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt and Propellerhead Reason.
A must have for most modern music styles from downtempo to hip hop. Warm and inviting, yet mangled and distorted turntable / vinyl record and reel to reel tape effects including popping, static, LP and 45 RPM record Que-ing and clicking and hiss, loud and obnoxious scratches, rhythmic scratches, reel to reel fast forward, rolling off the end of the tape, mic’ed tape recorder noise & tape Que-ing.
All mixed and processed using resonant band pass or low pass filters (real time mod wheel control), saturation, tasty distortion, flanging, phasing or chorus effects, bit reduction and more.
The sample library costs $39.95 USD. Requires Kontakt 5 or higher, or Reason 6.5 / 7.0 or higher.
EqualSounds has introduced Urban Trapz Vol. 1, a sample library for hip hop and trap music production.
‘Urban Trapz Vol 1’ from EqualSounds brings a breath of fresh air into Trap and HipHop genres. This amazing and quirky collection of five construction kits redefines the oldfashion appropach to Trap, HipHop, RnB, Pop, East and West Coasts – all in one pack. Spice up your tracks with fresh and cool flavour of this blend of sounds and loops.
If your are looking for layered drums, crispy percussion and snares, screaming synths, pads and deep basses – this collection is a perfect fit.
Urban Trapz Vol. 1 features
5 Uncompressed, mixed & mastered Construction Kits.
20 Mixed & mastered track mixes (long & short versions).
Big Fish Audio has announced the release of SWAGG, an urban synth virtual instrument developed by VIP Loops in collaboration with Big Fish Audio.
Based on the hottest sounds that create today’s hip hop, R&B, pop, and soul hits, SWAGG is the ultimate urban instrument! Make your productions stand out from the competition with huge sounds that cut through your mix. Designed completely from the ground up, SWAGG contains over 8GB (11GB uncompressed) of samples and a total of 345 patches specifically designed for urban music production.
When you’re in the studio and under deadlines, you need to get down to business quickly. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to virtual synths, SWAGG is easy to use and delivers go-to sounds allowing you to create top notch productions without wasting studio time.
Triggerable Pitch FX (preset pitch envelope settings).
Triggerable Stutter FX (synced to tempo).
Toggleable reverse sample playback.
Amp, Filter Envelope and Filter Cutoff/Resonance.
Morphable Q-Tone filter and 5 compressor presets.
Modulation FX (chorus, flanger, phaser – 3 presets each), Reverb (9 presets), Delay (8 presets), each with adjustable wet level.
Easy to use 24/7 arpeggiator with several modes.
LFO with 5 different waveforms assignable to pitch, filter, cutoff and pan.
Velocity routable to filter cutoff and amp.
Mono mode with portamento (glide).
ADSR right at your finger tips.
All features accessible from the front screen.
SWAGG for Kontakt Player 5 is available as a download and on DVD, priced at $199.95 USD.
Hot Music Factory has released Urbanic Praise 2012 Hitz, a collection of construction kits for urban gospel music production.
This product is inspired by Kierra KiKi Sheard. This is an incredible artist that has gone beyond the chasm of tradition and been able to cross over into mainstream Soul, Hip Hop, Pop, Urban, Contemporary Gospel, Traditional Gospel and many more styles.
These five Construction Kits will give you high quality Urban music that will take your production to the next level. These sounds and samples are licensed as Royalty-Free for you to use in commercial productions or even for DJ/remix purposes.
Rob Papen has extended the availability of the limited edition EDM & Urban Synth Bundles, offering its virtual synthesizer instruments bundled at a discounted price.
Rob Papen virtual synths are always packed with top-notch presets and a host of powerful features giving you the tools to create unique sounds in a matter of minutes and are used by many top producers worldwide.
The EDM Synth Bundle and the Urban Synth Bundle each include three Rob Papen synths and save you around 45% off the combined price, but don’t wait around as there are only limited amounts available worldwide.
Limited Edition Bundles features
EDM Synth Bundle – Combining Rob Papen’s Predator virtual synth, Punch drum machine and Blade virtual additive synthesizer plugins, the EDM Bundle is a highly flexible electronic monster offering masses of diverse sounds for electronic dance producers.
Urban Synth Bundle – Ideal for producers of Dubstep, Drum and Bass, Garage and Grime, the Rob Papen Urban Synth Bundle, which combines the SubBoomBass ultra deep bass synth, Punch drum machine and Predator virtual synth plug-ins, will also seamlessly fit into the workflows of those creating Hip Hop, Rap and R&B music.
The bundles are available until April 30th, 2013, priced at 199.00 EUR/$239 USD/£169 GBP each.
Time to cook up some more delicious beats… the cookbook has a sequel! Including more ingredients which are full of saturated fat, MSG, a heap of sugar and certainly not suitable for a low cholesterol diet.
These new recipes are perfect for these dishes: Hip Hop, Dub Step, Drum & Bass, Breaks, Grime, Dance Hall, Electro… Although chefs making other dishes like: IDM, House and Techno will appreciate the varied high quality ingredients.
Punchy Kicks, Solid Snares, Hi Hats, Toms, Percussion, Claps, Cymbals, Layering tools, FX, Vinyl Hits, Chord Hits, Bass Tools and Rex Loops… just over 1 GB of the freshest ingredients.
Urban Cookbook Vol. 2 features
3090 samples (24 bit).
211 Rex loops.
128 Maschine Kits, 6 Projects and 33 Instruments.
49 Presets and 144 kits for Geist.
121 Battery 3 Kits.
159 Kontakt 4 Kits (requires full version of Kontakt 4 or higher).
149 EXS-24 Patches for Logic.
49 Kong Kits, 102 NNXT patches and 15 Combinators for Reason 6.5 or higher.