Multiton Bits has announced the release of a new sample pack with a collection of sounds from two classic machines.

Multiton Bits 80s Proto Machines

80’s Proto Machines features 234 royalty free audio files created with the E-mu SP-12 and Linn 9000 samplers/drum machines, revived and sampled in 24-bit using high quality preamps and compressors. The pack also comes with a selection of REX2 files, Battery kits and an Ableton Live set featuring 2 drum racks with both machine sounds.

E-mu SP-12 also known as the “sampling drum computer” was designed in 1985 and released in 1986. E-mu Systems SP-12 is the classic that paved the way for such greats as the E-mu SP-1200 and AKAI MPC series. Redesigned from E-mu’s original Drumulator drum machine, the SP-12 is a classic drum machine used by Madlib, Large Professor, Chicago, DJ Premiere…

The Linn 9000 is an electronic musical instrument manufactured by Linn Electronics as the successor to the LinnDrum. It was introduced in 1984 at a list price of $5,000 and about 1100 units were produced. Roger Linns machine is featured on hit records of Michael Jackson, George Michael, Nine Inch Nails…

80’s Proto Machines features

  • 234 Original royalty free audio files.
  • 161 Loops at 100-120 bp.
  • 73 Single sounds (one-shots).
  • 35 REX2 Loops.
  • 2 NI Battery instruments.
  • 1 Ableton Live set.

The sample pack is available for $22 USD.

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