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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


Biome Digital Releases 'Big Drop!' Dance Music Presets For Massive

Posted: 22-Jul-14


Biome Digital has released Big Drop! Dance Music Presets For Massive.

119 expertly crafted presets suited to a wide variety of dance music genres, 242 Audio files ready for
you to get creative with and 212 MIDI files totalling a whopping 572 files! Audio & MIDI files are Key
labelled and range from 2 bars to 32 bars in length. Macros & controllers have been assigned where
necessary and many patches feature complex modulation routing.

Pack contains the following:

119 Presets in .NMSV Format*
242 Audio Files (range of styles & tempo)
212 MIDI Files.

*Requires Native Instruments Massive 1.3 or newer (not included)


3 purchase options available from www.BiomeDigital.co.uk:

Big Drop - Complete 23.
Big Drop - Presets Only 19.
Big Drop - Audio & MIDI Only 11.


Web-Link: Buy From Biome Digital
Web-Link: Youtube Video Demo


Producerloops Deep House Vocals Vol 1

Posted: 15-Jul-14


'Deep House Vocals Vol 1' begins a new series of deep, soulful House Construction Kit products featuring complete vocal tracks and individual phrases for you to edit and re-arrange. These chart-ready vocals and Kits are inspired by Clean Bandit, Disclosure, Jess Glynne, and Mr Probz. Each Kit in this 1.15 GB library features all of the instrumentation you need to create smooth House hits including lush pads, side-chained bass and various filter effects. All of this is backed up by useful features for advanced producers as well as MIDI files.

From deep phased basses to flowing pads and sparse synth melodies, 'Deep House Vocals Vol 1' includes all of the essential elements of the Deep House sound which is storming the charts once again. At the heart of each Kit is a complete vocal performance complete with individually separated phrases and adlibs which you can re-combine to create entirely new vocal arrangements.

On top of all of this, you'll find Dry & Wet versions of most samples, as well as FX Tails and also MIDI for those producers who want to get under the hood and re-shape these already versatile tracks into something entirely new.

MIDI Files Included:
Like so many other Producer Loops products, 'Deep House Vocals Vol 1' 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, another "Producer Loops" exclusive product feature.

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
  • Complete Vocal Stems
  • Over 130 Individual Vocal Phrases
  • Adlibs, Verses & Choruses
  • ACIDized WAV Files
  • Apple Loops/AIFF Files
  • Loops sync to BPM
  • 44.1 kHz/24-Bit
  • PC/Mac Compatible
  • Royalty-Free (No Exceptions)


Price and Availability:
'Deep House Vocals Vol 1' is available for instant download exclusively at ProducerLoops.com for £34.95 / 24,90 EUR / $49.94 USD. More information is available at www.producerloops.com via the link.


Web-Link: www.producerloops.com/Download-Producer-Loops-Deep-House-Vocals-Vol-1.html


Biome Digital Releases Club Clap 'n' Snare Loops Sample Pack

Posted: 12-Jul-14


Biome Digital has released Club Clap 'N' Snare Loops.

Here's what they say: "In Dance music Kick is King; but nothing without a solid clap/snare to back it up!
This pack has been created to give you that wide & dynamic punch heard in so many dance music hits. 85
loops are ready to drop straight into your tracks, 74 one shots are available for you to get creative with
and 2 Native Instrument Kontakt banks with all one shots mapped across the keyboard are supplied for
your convenience."

The pack contains the following:
40 Groove Loops (128bpm)
45 Straight Loops (128bpm)
74 One Shots

2 Kontakt Instruments with all one-shots mapped across the keyboard.
Available to buy now from www.BiomeDigital.co.uk


Web-Link: Biome Digital Club Clap 'n' Snare Loops
Web-Link: Youtube Video Demo


Biome Digital Releases Club Impacts Sample Pack

Posted: 12-Jul-14


Biome Digital has announced the release of Club Impacts, featuring 150 sound FX for electronic music
production.

Here's what they say: "This pack of impact FX is the perfect way to add tension, excitement and
suspense to your music. These sounds are not limited to any genre of dance music, but are also great
for sound design for game, TV, commercials and movie scoring. If you're looking to add that extra
something to make your tracks stand out then this is what you need, Listen to the audio demos to see
for yourself."

Pack contains 150 carefully designed, sampled and processed sound FX in the following categories:

13 - Audio Stops.
39 - Booms.
39 - Cinematic.
59 - Noise & Sweeps.

04 Kontakt Instruments containing all sounds. Mix and match sounds creating 1000s of unique
combinations. Requires Native Instruments Kontakt.

Available to buy now from www.BiomeDigital.co.uk


Web-Link: Biome Digital Club Impacts
Web-Link: Youtube Video Demo


Biome Digital Releases Club Risers Sample Pack

Posted: 12-Jul-14


Biome Digital has announced the release of Club Risers, featuring 200 sound FX for electronic music
production.

Here's what they say: "Nearly 700MB of uplifters, pitch risers, panners, noise sweeps and many more.
This huge pack of risers is a work of passion and full of energy, movement and excitement ready for you
to inject into your latest tracks. Sound sources include analogue & digital synthesizers, noise generators,
re-sampling & heavy fx processing. Files are individually named and contain number of bars for easy
selection."

The pack contains 200 carefully designed, sampled and processed sound FX in the following categories:

2-Bar - 47 Sounds.
4-Bar - 89 Sounds.
8-Bar - 48 Sounds.
16-Bar - 16 Sounds.

05 Kontakt Instruments containing all sounds. Mix & Match sounds creating 1000s of unique
combinations.

Available to buy now from www.BiomeDigital.co.uk


Web-Link: Biome Digital Club Risers
Web-Link: Youtube Video Demo


Future Loops Releases Artist Sample Pack : Jimmy Edgar - Modular Loop Systems

Posted: 30-Jun-14


Future Loops has just released Jimmy Edgar - Modular Loop Systems, a collection of over 1100 samples & loops produced by electronic musician Jimmy Edgar.

A true renaissance man the Berlin-based and Detroit native Jimmy Edgar has been playing instruments and experimenting with sound manipulation from an early age. As a man of many talents (musician, director, photographer, multimedia artist), Jimmy's creativity knows no boundaries and his music reflects that thirst for experimentation and innovation: whether it's Techno, Electro, IDM, Funktronica or glitchy Hip Hop his music is as much Human as it is Robotic.

With releases on labels such as the seminal Warp Records, !K7, Hotflush Recordings, Detroit Underground, Semantica Records and his own label Ultramajic, Jimmy Edgar is now teaming up with Future Loops to deliver a collection of carefully crafted and curated samples that delves deep into the realms of sampling , electronica and sound design.

What's Inside

Inside Jimmy Edgar - Modular Loop Systems you will find many samples and loops that make up for Jimmy's signature sound. It's a combination of Techno , Ambient, Electro, Funk, Experimental, Hip Hop, Glitch and everything in between - a journey through Jimmy Edgar's extensive collection of analog synths and sound manipulation gear.

Most of the collection was recorded from Modular synths but digital production is also represented with Digital Chords , Synths , Vox and Percussion loops .

The bulk of this sample library are the One-Shots folders where you will find over 800 unique one-shot samples: Modular FX, Modular Bass, Patch Chords, Modular Chords, Atmospheres, Drums and more.

Samples are all Royalty-Free and offered in WAV and REX formats.

Jimmy Edgar - Modular Loop Systems is available at Future Loops website.


Web-Link: www.futureloops.com/product-jimmy-edgar-modular-loop-systems.php


Bluezone Corporation presents 'Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects'

Posted: 26-Jun-14


Bluezone Corporation presents 'Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects', a new sound design library containing 176 professional background ambiences, atmospheres and sound effects. This awesome sound collection offers 1.60 GB of high definition sounds ready to be used without any additional licensing fees.

This new sample library is loaded with a precise choice of meticulously created sound effects including sci-fi alarms, interstellar escort frigate indoor and outdoor background ambiences, massive battlecruiser mechanical drones, futuristic reactor engine rumbles, interface and computer room elements, lasers and scanners, spacecraft pass-bys, transmission and communication elements, patrol spaceship weapons and many more.

'Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects' comes to you in 24-bit high definition and is licensed to you as Royalty-Free so you can use it in your commercial compositions at no extra cost.

'Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects' folders:

Alarms
Backgrounds - Computer rooms
Backgrounds - Indoor ambiences
Backgrounds - Machine drones
Backgrounds - Outdoor ambiences - Reactors
Interface - Computer beeps
Lasers - Energy beams - Scanners
Spaceship 00 - Elements
Spaceship 01
Spaceship 02
Spaceship 03
Spaceship 04
Transmissions - Communications
Weapons

'Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects' Contents:

Sound Effects Ambiences Drones Textures

Technical Specifications :

1.60 GB Data / 187 Files Format : WAV Instant Download Requires Winzip or similar utility to unpack Suitable for use in all major sequencers Royalty-Free with no extra cost Ready to use in commercial production


Web-Link: www.bluezone-corporation | Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects
Web-Link: 'Spaceships - Science Fiction Sound Effects' Youtube Video


'Club SFX - DJ Audio Samples' Released at Bluezone Corporation

Posted: 26-Jun-14


Bluezone Corporation returns with a new set of 139 cutting edge sound effects for producers looking for carefully selected dynamic EDM SFX ready to set fire to the club floor. Available in WAV and AIFF formats, 'Club SFX - DJ Audio Samples' represents the future of worldwide's sound.

With pro and flexible sound effects, the samples of this downloadable pack have been created, reworked and mastered to give you access to a lot of awesome variations and get a wide range of options for creating your future Techno, Dubstep, Psytrance or Electro House charts. All samples are cleared for personal and commercial use. You can use this pack in your commercial releases without having to pay any extra.

'Club SFX - DJ Audio Samples' Contents:

Sound Effects Sweeps Boom SFX

Technical Specifications:

264 MB Data / 284 Files Formats : WAV / AIFF Instant Download Requires Winzip or similar utility to unpack Suitable for use in all major sequencers Royalty-Free with no extra cost Ready to use in commercial production


Web-Link: http://www.bluezone-corporation.com/samples/club-sfx-dj-audio-samples-download
Web-Link: www.bluezone-corporation.com | Club SFX - DJ Audio Samples


'Assault Mech - Robotic War Unit Sound Effects' Released

Posted: 26-Jun-14


Bluezone Corporation releases 'Assault Mech - Robotic War Unit Sound Effects' a new awesome sound library featuring 272 high-powered robotic sound effects for video game sound designers, cinematic productions and multimedia projects. This epic collection of sound effects features an incredible array of world class robotic sound design elements, incorporating SFX as: deploy sequences, footstep elements, emotion and language expressions, body impacts and hits, heavy main and secondary machine guns, and many more.

Produced by the Bluezone Corporation team, this cutting-edge science fiction sound library has been created with an amount of high quality recordings including a wide range of mechanic factory devices, modified servo sounds, destroyed metallic materials and tools, train workshop sounds, various electric systems and much more. All samples are treated, twisted with many treatments to create a collection of sounds completely unobtainable in any other way. These designed samples have been then layered to give you ready-to-use elements.

The qualities of this armored mecha allow you to build complete battle sequences with a carefully crafted result. Many files come with variations to provide flexible construction kits. You can use these sound FX as they are or mix and match them with other elements from this collection to create your own ideas. Of course you can easily pitch, modulate, mangle and stretch these elements to create thousands of variations.

This downloadable sound library comes in 24-bit high definition and is licensed to you as royalty-free so you can use them in your commercial compositions at no extra cost.

Note: The background ambience in the demo is not part of the product but is added free of charge.


'Assault Mech - Robotic War Unit Sound Effects' folders:

Body - mech deploy sequences
Body - mech footstep elements
Body - mech short sequences
Mech language expressions
Mech malfunctions
Weapon - machine gun main 01
Weapon - machine gun main 02
Weapon - machine gun main 03
Weapon - machine gun secondary 01
Weapon - machine gun secondary 02
Weapon - machine gun secondary 03
Weapon - machine gun secondary 04
Weapon - machine gun secondary 05
Weapon - machine gun secondary / side to side 01
Weapon - machine gun secondary / side to side 02
Weapon - mechanical elements

'Assault Mech - Robotic War Unit Sound Effects' Contents:

Sound Effects

Technical Specifications:

340 MB Data / 555 Files Formats : WAV / AIFF Instant Download Requires Winzip or similar utility to unpack Suitable for use in all major sequencers Royalty-Free with no extra cost Ready to use in commercial production


More info, demo and download: www.bluezone-corporation.com


Web-Link: http://www.bluezone-corporation.com/samples/assault-mech-robotic-war-unit-sound-effects-download
Web-Link: http://www.bluezone-corporation.com


Dance Midi Sample launch VIP Membership 25% discount

Posted: 24-Jun-14


We're pleased to offer our Gold Membership Upgrade - Receive a 25% discount on all purchases from our online store for one year! DMS Gold Members can also collect DMS Reward Points with every purchase*, so you'll receive an extra discount for your customer loyalty too!

Please note that once purchased you must download and follow the instructions in the download file to activate your membership. Your account will not be upgraded until you have received your confirmation email!

The small print: DMS Gold Members may not be eligible for other promotional offers - please see the terms and conditions of the specific offer for more information.

Royalty-Free: All of the content on dancemidisamples.com 100% royalty-free. Once purchased, you can use your new sounds in your own commercial music releases with no restrictions.


Web-Link: DMS VIP Membership Form


DANCE MIDI SAMPLES - 20% OFF SUMMER SALES

Posted: 24-Jun-14


Dance Midi Samples have launched a summer sale given customers 20% some of their best selling music samples on their Music sample e-store. With over 100+ sample packs now 20% off you been crazy not to check out this new sale.

Remember international sales can save an additional 20% as they do not have to pay UK VAT.


Web-Link: Dance Midi Samples Summer Sale
Web-Link: Dance Midi Samples


Producerloops Commercial EDM Vocals Vol 1

Posted: 23-Jun-14


'Commercial EDM Vocals Vol 1' kicks off a brand new series of powerful vocal-driven EDM Construction Kit products, boasting pristine production, up-to-date sounds and complete vocal arrangements. Performed by rising star, 3PM, these ground-breaking male vocals are inspired by the likes of Matthew Koma, John Martin, One Republic and Jonathan Mendelsohn. Producer Loops is very proud of this new series and believes 'Commercial EDM Vocals Vol 1' to be one of the highest quality vocal sample packs the industry has ever seen. This 1.6 GB sample pack is designed to give your Commercial EDM productions a professional edge to stand up alongside the very best in the genre.

Production-wise, the pack is inspired by artists like Alesso, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Nicky Romero, and Avicii. In detail, you'll find five pounding Construction Kits covering all the essential instrumentation, from cone-shattering kicks, explosive fills and deep basslines to lush plucked synths, emotive chord progressions and dramatic filter effects.

At the heart of this product, however, lies complete vocal takes, including verse and chorus sections, adlibs, and whispers, all expertly performed, processed and produced. You can use these vocal arrangements to form the foundation of your track, or chop and edit them into vocal fragments to create something completely new.

MIDI Files Included:
Like so many other Producer Loops products, 'Commercial EDM Vocals Vol 1' 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.

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, another "Producer Loops" exclusive product feature.

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
  • Over 1.6 GB of Content
  • ACIDized WAV Files
  • Apple Loops/AIFF Files
  • Loops sync to BPM
  • 44.1 kHz/24-Bit
  • PC/Mac Compatible
  • Royalty-Free (No Exceptions)


Price and Availability:
'Commercial EDM Vocals Vol 1' is available for instant download exclusively at ProducerLoops.com for £34.95 / 43,68 EUR / $49.47 USD. More information is available at: http://www.producerloops.com


Web-Link: www.producerloops.com/Download-Producer-Loops-Commercial-EDM-Vocals-Vol-1.html


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