Future Loops has announced the release of MC Darrison – Vocal Sampler, a collection of urban vocal loops & one shots by UK MC/lyricist/singer/producer, MC Darrison.
MC Darrison – Vocal Sampler features 173 loops & one shots coming directly from his personal collection of vocals and as a result some sounds do have a lo-fi or gritty essence to them while others have mild effects – so if you are looking for very clean and sterile samples this is not for you.
But if underground and rough are within your comfort zone and you don’t mind a little grease on your hands then you are surely to find many inspirational takes from MC Darrison!
MC Darrison – Vocal Sampler features samples grouped into different categories and tempos: adlibs, expressions, rhymes, harmonized phrases, acapellas & drops, with a range of performances that ensures compatibility with a wide variety of music genres and styles.
With samples in WAV format and tempos going between 70Bpm and 175 Bpm, MC Darrison – Vocal Sampler is 100% Royalty-Free.
VSTBuzz is offering a limited time 40% discount on the Urban Drums sample library by Acousticsamples.
Urban Drums from Acoustic Samples is a tight drum set build around a 13′ piccolo snare drums, perfect for hip hop, neo soul or even electro music productions. Urban Drums was recorded with 3 microphone positions, a pair of overheads, a microphone above the top head and another under the bottom head and we added a synth kit. You have access to a mixer on the front interface to be able to enable, mix and pan each position.
With more than 2000 samples, 4 round robins and up to 20 velocity layers, Urban Drums is powered by the UVI workstation and requires an iLok to authorise and use. The download size is 0.9GB (zipped)
The Urban Drums sample library is available from VST Buzz for $54 USD until June 4th, 2013.
Urban Symphony: Orchestral Hip Hop Kits is aimed at producers who want to build epic and high impact tracks that feature rich orchestral arrangements with fresh and crafty hip hop beats.
Featuring a wide assortment of Orchestral elements – such as violins, trombone, trumpet, strings, piano, bells, flutes, cello & more – as well as full drum loops, drum loop elements and drum one shots, Urban Symphony: Orchestral Hip Hop Kits is 100% Royalty-Free and includes WAV, REX, AIFF & MIDI formats.
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.