6 best Loopmasters d’n’b sample packs

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Martyn Nytram Dread Recordings Vol 8 Best all-rounder If you’re looking for a good all-round pack, then this Loopmasters release covers both classic and familiar jungle vibes and more aggressive and original new sounds. Producer Martyn Nytram has raided his vaults for a killer collection that nods to the old school while sounding fresh and […]

Review: Loopmasters Vibes 10 – Street Beats

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Price £29.95 (Loopcloud ready) Contact Loopmasters In this latest addition to The Vibes series, we step back in time to the colourful world of electro breakdance that was in full flow during the 80s. As you’d expect, there are plenty of FM-style digital synth riffs and lashings of reverb (where appropriate), across the 287 loops […]

Review: Groove3 Songwriting Theory Explained

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      Price $35 download or $15pm access to whole site Contact Groove3 Songwriting Theory Explained sees Eli Krantzberg dissect the art of songwriting across nearly three hours and 20 videos. There are four sections that cover chord patterns, melody, and song structure, with a final section featuring techniques to help get the creative […]

Review: UNDRGRND Sounds Redlight

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      Price £79 (intro price £49) Contact UNDRGRND Sounds Redlight is a synth-based Kontakt instrument with over 60 analogue and digital sound sources covering fat and warm bass sounds, resonant and characterful leads and plenty of classic dance-music chords. You get one Kontakt instrument that unpacks to 3.05GB and 139 excellent, production-ready Snapshot […]

Review: Loopmasters Mark Fletcher Funk & Soul Breaks

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Price £14.95 (Loopcloud ready) Contact Loopmasters This new pack from Loopmasters finds expert drummer Mark Fletcher in full breakbeat mode with a collection of 270 live funk and soul drum loops, which are split into five folders covering tempos from 61 to 138bpm. There are a range of styles on offer, from tighter grooves to […]

Review: Mind Flux Dark Warehouse Techno 2

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      Price £9.90 Contact Mind Flux The latest release from the techno specialists at Mind Flux includes 248MB of dark and raw warehouse loops that are influenced by the sounds of Drumcode, OC & Verde, SPEKTRE, Slam and more. There are 147 samples in total, covering stomping, reverb-laden beats, haunting bass and lead […]

Review: Loopmasters House Groove Essentials

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Price £34 Contact Loopmasters This new collection from Loopmasters ticks all the house-music boxes, with jackin’ drums, lively piano riffs, funk guitars and deep, bouncing basslines. The 1.2GB of audio is divided into 414 loops and 187 crunchy hits, with 60 accompanying patches for the usual round-up of samplers. The basses are simple and effective, […]

Review: Loopmasters Whiney DNB 11

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Price £29.95 Contact Loopmasters Rising star Whiney is the latest Hospital Records member to craft a d’n’b pack for Loopmasters and this one includes nearly 700MB of 24-bit audio in a range of formats. You’ll find 201 loops covering tight basslines, snappy drums and percussion and big synth melodies alongside a handful of piano, guitar […]

Review: FaderPro Creating Disco House In Logic Pro X

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      Price $49 Contact FaderPro Production maestro and in-house mastering engineer for Cr2 Records Larry Holcombe presents this four-hour-long course from FaderPro that shows the process of creating a warm, disco house track from scratch using just the native effects in Logic Pro. The first eight chapters cover the composition and arrangement, including […]

Review: iZotope Neutron 3 Advanced

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      Price £359/$399 Contact iZotope It doesn’t feel all that long ago that we reviewed Neutron 2 (alongside Ozone 8), which included a solid suite of mixing processors and useful tools alongside several new features and improvements to iZotope’s AI Mix Assistant. Now we are at version 3, with a similar-looking product on […]