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Producerloops Explosive EDM: Risers 3

Posted: 01-Sep-14


'Explosive EDM: Risers 3' brings you another whopping 25 micro kits based around high-energy Electro and Dance risers. This versatile multi-format pack is perfect for producers looking to push their EDM productions to the next level. These up-front risers are inspired by Hardwell, Nicky Romero, Deorro and Martin Garrix.

Within each of the 25 micro kits you'll find a wide array of expertly produced synth lead risers, designed to bring your track to the perfect crescendo before a huge drop. Up and down filters are included, as well as dry versions allowing you to add your own FX within your sequencer.

In addition to this, each kit is supplied with pounding multi-track drum loops with compressed and non compressed variants, perfect for forming the foundation of your track or complementing other Pure EDM products.

Pure EDM is an exciting new label designed to bring you the very best content for your productions. With its signature high-energy percussive sound, EDM is exploding globally right now. Pure EDM products perfectly capture this sought after style, bringing you stunning production quality and only the most current & essential EDM loops.

Read on to find out more about the professional feature set including tail/release loops and MIDI files.

MIDI Files Included:
'Explosive EDM: Risers 3' includes MIDI files for the majority of musical phrases heard in each Kit, allowing you to seamlessly mix your favourite synths and samplers with the sounds contained in the pack.

Advantages of MIDI:
While the supplied ACID/Apple Loops content is extremely flexible and powerful, MIDI has the added benefit of allowing you to go to extremes of pitch and tempo beyond which the loops were originally recorded, with no time stretching or pitch shifting artefacts. Furthermore, you can make tweaks to the riffs so they fit perfectly into your existing mixes.

Dry/Wet Loops:
For users looking to simply drag and drop, the 'wet' files contain all of the effects processing heard in the audio demos. But for producers looking to create their own effects mix, 'dry' loops are also included. Don't like the wet loops? No problem, add your own effects.

Unlooped Riffs/Tails:
This sample library also comes with unlooped/tail versions allowing you to end a phrase with the decay of the reverb/delay applied to the loop.

Royalty-Free:
All of the loops in this product are 100% Royalty-Free (including the vocal loops), so once purchased, you can use these loops in your commercial releases without having to pay any hidden costs.

Specifications:
  • 25 Construction Kits
  • ACIDized WAV Files
  • Apple Loops also included
  • Loops sync to BPM
  • 44.1 kHz/24-Bit
  • PC/Mac Compatible
  • Royalty-Free (No Exceptions)


Price and Availability:
'Explosive EDM: Risers 3' is available for instant download exclusively at ProducerLoops.com for £17.47 / 21,91 EUR / $24.41 USD. More information is available at the Producerloops website via the link.


Web-Link: www.producerloops.com/Download-Pure-EDM-Explosive-EDM-Risers-3.html


Producerloops Progressive Electro House Session 2

Posted: 01-Sep-14


'Progressive Electro House Session 2' raises the bar once again to impossible heights in this huge collection of Construction Kits, One-Shots, MIDI files, Sylenth Presets and OMF files. Huge builds, Earth-shattering drops, infectious grooves, and much more, make this an utterly essential buy for producers of all levels.

Within this vast product you'll find five slick and polished Construction Kits, giving you access to all the elements heard within the main mixes including deep bass-lines, dizzying synth FX, pounding drums and uplifting chord progressions. Each kit contains MIDI data for the majority of its melodic and percussive content.

Weighing in at over 1 GB, the Construction Kits alone would constitute a product, but it doesn't stop there. Also included is a toolbox of Progressive Electro House drum & synth One-Shots and bonus loops totalling over 280 MB. You'll find everything from kicks and snares to percussion and FX.

As if this wasn't enough, this product also includes OMF files giving you access to the inner workings of each Construction Kit. Create a completely new mix and arrangement using this industry-standard format.

10 Sylenth Presets seal the deal, ranging from bass and FX to plucks and arpeggiators.

About Transmission:
Transmission is a brand with a difference. Do not mistake this for one of the plethora of other labels out there. Transmission is new and powerful, focused on outputting the highest quality music in a wide range of Dance and Urban styles. Each product includes professional-quality feature sets with the most up-to-date sounds, loops and samples available.

Read on to find out more about the professional feature set included with 'Progressive Electro House Session 2'.

MIDI Files Included:
'Progressive Electro House Session 2' includes MIDI files for the majority of musical phrases heard in each Kit, allowing you to seamlessly mix your favourite synths and samplers with the sounds contained in the pack.

Advantages of MIDI:
While the supplied ACID/Apple Loops/REX content is extremely flexible and powerful, MIDI has the added benefit of allowing you to go to extremes of pitch and tempo beyond which the loops were originally recorded, with no time stretching or pitch shifting artefacts. Furthermore, you can make tweaks to the riffs so they fit perfectly into your existing mixes.

One-Shot Samples:
Each Construction Kit features one-shot melodic and drum samples, allowing you to create new beats, fills and loops to compliment the existing material. Simply load them up into your sampler of choice and create an infinite number of new beats and phrases. This product also includes a large number of additional One-Shot samples not heard in the Construction Kits themselves.

Dry/Wet Loops:

For users looking to simply drag and drop, the 'wet' files contain all of the effects processing heard in the audio demos. But for producers looking to create their own effects mix, 'dry' loops are also included. Don't like the wet loops? No problem, add your own effects.

Unlooped Riffs/Tails:
This sample library also comes with unlooped/tail versions allowing you to end a phrase with the decay of the reverb/delay applied to the loop. This is particularly useful for beginner and intermmediate producers.

Sylenth Presets:
Lennar Digital's Sylenth is one of the most powerful Virtual Analog synth plugins on the market, and 'Progressive Electro House Session 2' provides you with 10 stunning presets for it. Use them to create new complimentary content, or as a starting point for your own patches.

About using the OMF files (Arrangements):
OMF format (Open Media Format) allows you to import complete arrangements of audio loops into virtually any sequencer (see below for list). Once the OMF has been loaded, you will see all of the regions of the track on screen, with chunks of audio data on separate tracks, all named by instrument (as if you'd produced the track yourself).

This format allows you to (i) Learn the secrets of how to create stunning Progressive Electro House tracks (ii) Remix the arrangements to create powerful new tracks which you can then release.

Dry loops were used when building the OMF files so feel free to add your own reverb and/or favourite FX to a phrase. PLEASE NOTE: The OMF files sum up all volumes of the individual tracks while all faders are set to 0 db. Therefore, please set your master fader to around -7 db (or less) to avoid clipping and take it from there.

List of Sequencers with OMF Import:
Here is a list of all sequencers that will import the full OMF arrangements. When you import these OMF arrangements you will be able to see them in your sequencer as if you had produced them yourself:

  • AudioDesk
  • Cubase
  • Digital Performer
  • Logic
  • Nuendo
  • Pro Tools
  • Pyramix
  • Sadie
  • Samplitude
  • Sonar
  • Soundtrack Pro


Royalty-Free:
All of the loops in this product are 100% Royalty-Free (including the vocal loops), so once purchased, you can use these loops in your commercial releases without having to pay any hidden costs.

Specifications:
  • 5 Construction Kits including MIDI and One-Shots
  • Over 390 bonus One-Shots and assorted loops
  • Industry-Standard OMF files for deep level editing
  • ACIDized WAV Files
  • Apple Loops/AIFF Files
  • REX2 Loops
  • Reason ReFill
  • Sylenth Presets
  • Loops sync to BPM
  • 44.1 kHz/24-Bit
  • PC/Mac Compatible
  • Royalty-Free (No Exceptions)


Price and Availability:
'Progressive Electro House Session 2' is available for instant download exclusively at ProducerLoops.com for £34.97 / 44,01 EUR / $49.08 USD. More information is available at the Producerloops website via the link.


Web-Link: www.producerloops.com/Download-Transmission-Progressive-Electro-House-Session-2.html


Analogue Drum Computer - Deep House & Tech Vol.1

Posted: 05-Aug-14


ANALOGUE DRUM COMPUTER
DEEP HOUSE & TECH VOL.1

Biome Digital is pleased to present the first release in a new series called 'Analogue Drum Computer'.
Deep House & Tech Vol.1 features the highest quality, production ready, pounding drum & percussion
loops made on an Elektron Analog Rytm!

Also included are gritty chord & fx loops, shuffling hat loops, thunderous kick loops and analogue hardware
bass loops. All drum loops have been sent through the Analog Rytms distortion & compressor circuits for
loops that really pump!

Pack contains the following:
325 MB of audio content. 85 total files
79 eight-bar loops Including: Drums, Chords, FX & Bass
6 bonus FX hits


Web-Link: Deep House & Tech Vol.1
Web-Link: Video


XILS-lab takes the s(tress) out of sibilance with transparent de-esser plug-in par excellence

Posted: 04-Aug-14


Music software company XILS-lab is proud to announce availability of XILS DeeS - an easy-to-use de-esser plug-in for all major Mac (OS X 10.5 or higher) and PC (Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8) compatible formats for rapidly ridding voice recordings of all sibilant-related defects while powerfully preserving precious characteristics to produce perfect-sounding results - as of July 28...

Sibilance - a manner of articulation of fricative consonants (made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening, producing a turbulent airflow) and affricate consonants (combining a plosive with an immediately following fricative or spirant - continuous expulsion of breath - sharing the same place of articulation) - has been the bane of faithfully capturing the emotive human voice since serious recording began. Excess sibilance can be caused by compression, microphone choice and technique, or simply a vocalist's mouth. All are different, after all. Generally speaking, sibilance lies anywhere between 2-10kHz, depending on the individual in question. Questionable, however, are the almost inevitable audio artefacts resulting from de-essing - any (often overly-tortuous) technique intended to reduce or eliminate excessive prominence of such sibilant consonants, like z, and sh, for example. Which is exactly where XILS DeeS, the latest plug-in par excellence from XILS-lab, comes into play...

The first in a new plug-in product line designed to provide phenomenal production possibilities, XILS DeeS does exactly that by being extremely easy to use in the first instance - simply tweak the DETECTION FREQ. knob and apply REDUCTION as needed... no more sibilance! DETECTION can be applied quickly, combining with proprietary PLOSIVE detection to result in lively, natural voices. Getting clean, professional vocals, dubbing recordings, or restoring previously recorded voices to their natural glory has never been so easy or speedy. Job done? If you say so.

Yet there is so much more to XILS DeeS than first meets the eye (or ear). With its clearly labelled dual signal path with SOLO buttons as well as associated sound sculpting controls for each channel - VOICE EQ (colour coded in green) and SIBILANT EQ (colour coded in orange), XILS DeeS is as easy to understand as it is to use. Users can equally easily visualise what exactly it is that they are doing thanks to a realtime frequency graph showing four frequency bands sharing that same colour coding for instant correlation between eyes, ears, and brain. That's the way it should be, right?

In typical XILS-lab style, other advantages abound. Unlike traditional de-essing tools, XILS DeeS does not result in unwanted, unnatural-sounding filter sweeping effects, yet users can get truly creative with almost endless possibilities for altering, adapting, or applying polish to the character of voices with those two independent EQ'ing paths (with analogue-style, zero-delay feedback filters). Special effects, even? Why not! Why stick solely to working with vocals? Why not use XILS DeeS to transform drum sounds (by EQ'ing hi-hats or cymbals, for example) or even slap bass (by EQ'ing the more metallic-sounding element of such sounds)? Simple and special, see.

So, whether you want to bring back the emotional quality to vocals you'll never be able to record again, clean up your own voice recordings for a blog or a corporate video, ensure your customers of flawless dubbing technique, turn an amateur into a seasoned speaker, or adapt a voice into a specific sonic or musical context, XILS DeeS provides professional results - rapidly and spontaneously. Sibilance need not be so stressful! So why not let XILS DeeS take the s out of stress?

XILS DeeS is available to purchase as a straightforward serial number-protected plug-in for an introductory discounted price of €59.00 EUR (rising to €89.00 EUR on September 1, 2014) from the XILS-lab web store here: http://www.xils-lab.com/pages/STORE.html

XILS DeeS can be directly downloaded as a 32- and 64-bit-compatible effects plug-in for Mac (AAX, AU, RTAS, and VST) and Windows (AAX, RTAS, and VST) from here: http://www.xils-lab.com/pages/XILS-DeeS_Download.html

Check out several revealing XILS DeeS audio demos here: http://www.xils-lab.com/pages/XILS-DeeS_Audio.html


Web-Link: www.xils-lab.com/pages/XILS-DeeS_Audio.html


Future Loops Releases RNB Sunset Sessions

Posted: 04-Aug-14


Future Loops has just released RNB Sunset Sessions, a collection of R&B Construction Kits in WAV & REX formats. RNB Sunset Sessions was produced with both Hip Hop and R&B producers in mind. With a mellow and summery vibe RNB Sunset Sessions features Beats, Bass, Synths, Guitar, Keys, Pads, FX & more.

RNB Sunset Sessions has over 3 GB of content and includes the individual drum loop elements such as Snares, Claps, Kicks, Hihats and One Shots for added mixing and production capabilities.

For more info, demos and free samples check out their website via the link.


Web-Link: www.futureloops.com/product-rnb-sunset-sessions.php


Mixing to Noise - Hip Hop and EDM Profiling

Posted: 28-Jul-14


Samplecraze release new video on the subject of Mixing to Noise:

The processes described here will help you to conduct a level mix in literally no time at all. That is how potent and accurate the Mixing to Noise processes are. Try it and you will be amazed at the level of results achieved and the speed at which they are achieved.

The video covers the following subjects:

What is Noise?

Using a noise generator and understanding its parameters.

What are the different colours of Noise and what do they mean?

Calibrating Noise and Noise thru levels.

Using a spectrum analyser for response analysis.

Using a spectrum analyser in 1/3 and full octave modes for Noise analysis.

Filling the Ripped Profile.

Referencing profiles with noise with the K standard.

Analysing all three components for the profile, noise and applied response.

Calibrating the master bus to the K standard.

What are the K standards and what do they mean?

What is a response/profile?

Ripping responses/profiles from commercial mixes.

Employing ripped profiles with Noise for advanced mixing techniques.


Web-Link: Mixing to Noise - Hip Hop and EDM Profiling


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