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: 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: LoopLords Oxygen Revolution

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Price $29 Contact LoopLords LoopLords continues to tap into our minds and musical tastes with its latest ROMpler-type instrument. We’ve had Modalities (inspired by Depeche Mode), Kraft Sounds (for a touch of Kraftwerk), and Replikator (delivering some Blade Runner sounds to die for). Now we have Oxygen Revolution, another plug-in that treads a path through our […]

Review: Zero-G Beat Master

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      Price £50/$47 Contact Zero-G Zero-G has recently had huge success with its ever-expanding Ethera series, alongside its exceptionally clever Herz-OG fully-fledged synthesizer, all working within the Kontakt format. Now the company turns its attentions to beats, with a sample-trigger package that lends itself beautifully to creative drum deployment. Beat this! Beat Master […]

Review: Zero-G Beat Master

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      Price £50/$47 Contact Zero-G Zero-G has recently had huge success with its ever-expanding Ethera series, alongside its exceptionally clever Herz-OG fully-fledged synthesizer, all working within the Kontakt format. Now the company turns its attentions to beats, with a sample-trigger package that lends itself beautifully to creative drum deployment. Beat this! Beat Master […]

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 […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller for guitar

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Fishman has just introduced its new TriplePlay MIDI controller during Summer NAMM and it looks like this new  hardware installs without any major modifications on most electric and acoustic guitars, as the mounting hardware is magnetic. Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller This unit is billed as a low-latency pitch tracking pickup system and comes with a Lightning […]