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Sample packs round-up

New sound libraries to kickstart your productions

2016 Jun 07     
2 Bit Thugs

There's a strong EDM flavour to these recent arrivals, with a little Indian magic thrown in

Time to take a quick look at some recent arrivals on the sample packs market…

First up are two new offerings from Function Loops. Progressive Psy Trance features five construction kits inspired by artists such as Hommega, Spin Twist and Iboga, as well as bonus presets for Serum, Spire, Vanguard and Sylenth. The 340 files included total 1.5GB of sounds, and retail for for $22.90 (£15.80 approx). Huge EDM Kicks, meanwhile, consists of 50 kickdrum loops, 50 kick one-shots and 20 bonus snare and clap sounds, and retails for just $9.90 (£6.80 approx).

New from Mode Audio, meanwhile, comes Detroit Chords. This 1.35GB sound library, aimed at producers of deeper styles of house and techno, gives you 130 playable sample instruments (100 synth chords, 20 synth basses and 10 synth pads), all 100% royalty-free and embracing a full range of chord variations such as minor sevenths and added ninths. The pack features some 1,612 individual sounds and retails for £24.

Over at Prime Loops, Jungle Terror is the dish of the day. Just to be clear, this isn't a D&B pack but rather looks to the 'jungle terror' EDM subgenre pioneered by Wiwek and latterly adopted by the likes of Skrillex and Major Lazer for inspiration. The 340MB of sounds featured here include drum, voice, synth, bass and FX loops, drum one-shots, and presets for Massive, Serum and Ableton, and the pack retails for £17.95.

Completing today's line-up are two new packs from Producer Loops. Trance & EDM For Sylenth is, as the name suggests, a sound library for Lennar Digital's popular synth plug-in featuring some 128 sounds including leads, basses, FX and more, and retails for £24.95. Kings Of Bollywood Vol 1, on the other hand, is a more esoteric sound selection including construction kits, loops and one-shots in range of formasts that'll be perfect for adding a little Eastern flava to your productions, and that retails for £29.95.

For full details of all the above, click through to the respective manufacturers' websites.





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