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Randy's Celeste
Cinesamples Randy Kerber Randy's Celeste [Kontakt] CineSamples is proud to bring to you the first instrument in their Artist Series, Randy Kerber: Randy’s Celeste.
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Cymatics Vocal Toolkit Vol.1
Cymatics Vocal Toolkit Vol.1 Vocal Phrases, Chants, FX, and more... Everyone remembers the words right before the drop. Skrillex, Diplo, and tons of other successful producers all create awesome drops with iconic vocals leading into them… But one of the most annoying things is searching for hours to find the perfect sample to use. Vocal Toolkit Vol. 1 brings you a huge variety of high quality...
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Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI
Toontrack Jazz Ballads EZkeys MIDI Smart, sophisticated, laid back A wide selection of playing styles for all the creative facets of jazz ballads through the ages. Smart, sophisticated, laid back. At the same time daring, frail and unpredictable. There is no music like a jazz ballad, where the space in between each chord is just as anticipating as what comes next. Where every syncopation or passage...
$5.00
Ballads 2 EZkeys MIDI
Toontrack Ballads 2 EZkeys MIDI NOT SICK OF LOVE SONGS? From intimate singer/songwriter material to epic arena pop and modern-day soul. About This collection picks up where Ballads EZkeys MIDI left off and continues to read between the lines of piano inspired ballad music of the past few decades. From intimate singer/songwriter material to, epic arena pop and modern-day soul. Ballads 2 EZkeys MIDI...
$5.00
American Rock MIDI
MADE IN THE USA Timeless grooves based on classic American rock. For the ages, for all ages. This collection of grooves takes you on a journey through the impressive catalogue of one of the world’s most influential and in-demand drummers: Kenny Aronoff. Having recorded in excess of 1,000 albums, performed on over 30 Grammy Award-nominated productions and sustained a prosperous career for close to 40 years.
$5.00
Country Guitars EZmix Pack
FOR THE PICKY PICKER 50 unique tones for electric guitar – all capturing a distinct country sound. The Country Guitars EZmix Pack presents a diverse collection of settings for all walks of vintage and modern electric country guitar. It comes with 50 unique, mix-ready tones based on amp/cab simulation and various chains of effects. In this pack, you get a wide array of tones covering anything from clean.
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Rooms and Verbs EZmix Pack
GET A ROOM! 50 settings based on impulse responses (IRs) of real locations, reverb hardware and stomp boxes. If you ask a group of mix engineers what they would keep if they were forced to strip their rigs down to a minimum, a solid source for ambience would likely be at the top of most people’s lists. Reverb is a key ingredient in any great mix, regardless if it’s an epic ballad or a thunderous metal track.
$5.00
Toontrack Fusion EZkeys MIDI
YOU TOO CAN WRITE FUSION Ever wanted that awesome fusion keyboard player, just lining up song ideas for you to build on? Here you go. The Fusion EZkeys MIDI pack presents a diverse collection of keyboard MIDI, all inspired by fusion music from then and now. Expect a seamless blend of rock, jazz and funk that takes technicality, tonality and context to a new level. While this is very much a classic...
$5.00
Toontrack Fusion Grooves
THE SOLUTION FOR YOUR FUSION TUNES For songs where groove, technicality and that “session drummer” finesse is front and center. Fusion. “The process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity”. The general dictionary definition of the word applies perfectly to the music genre as well – it’s a mix of disparate elements from several genres that.
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Toontrack Country Pop EZkeys MIDI
COUNTRY SONGS THAT POP A contemporary fusion of country and pop playing styles for piano. Already back in the 1970s, artists started deviating from the traditional country mold by incorporating obvious elements of pop music, both in terms of songwriting, instrumentation and production. It proved hugely successful in reaching new audiences outside the core demographic. Still to this day, chart-topping stars like Taylor Swift.
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Toontrack Emotional Ballads EZkeys MIDI
AN OCEAN OF EMOTION Modern pop and rock ballads chock-full of drama and melancholy. From jazz to R&B, soul, pop and even metal – piano-based ballads have made lasting forays into all different genres over the years. It may be that the timbre of the piano adds another dimension of heart-wrenching narrative or that its harmonic color translates especially well in wound down tempos – but regardless of reason.
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B3 Organ-Hammond B3 Organ Collection CD-ROM
Since the first introduction in 1935, the Hammond B3 Organ has been favored by rock, blues, gospel and jazz artists alike. And for good reason, it's an incredible sounding instrument! Sonic Implants Hammond B3 Organ CD is a massive collection. 45 different Hammond B3 instruments all run through Leslie Speaker and programmed by one of Boston's best B3 players. Long loops, stereo samples, complete keymaps.
$10.00
Dance Mega Add-On Grooves
1400 brandnew add-on-, percussion- and fx-loops (120-143 bpm) without bass drums for up-to-date productions. the loops of this cd do the groove, waiting for your bass drums! x-actly tuned, with bpm`s.
$10.00
Dance Mega Bass
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Denny Jaeger Master Violin Library CD 1
Уникальная коллекция удивительных сэмплов, пригодных для создания широчайшего разнообразия оркестровых скрипичных произведений с самой различной эмоциональной и инструментальной окраской, и одновременно позволяющая...
$10.00
Fingerstyles
Гитарные партии, мелодии, кадансы и окончания, собранные в конструкционные наборы, которые можно составить и наложить таким образом, чтобы получить безупречные готовые произведения. Около 40 композиций в разных стилях,...
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Guitar Expressions CD 1
Guitar loops and sounds
$10.00
Guitar Expressions CD 2
Guitar loops and sounds
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History of Korg
History of Korg is an arsenal of original Korg Synths, organs and drum machines with a programming staff that knows how to get the best out of them. CX3, PS-3100/3200, PE-2000, M-500SP, Sigma, Lamda, Trident, VC-10 vocoder, MS-20, Mono/Poly, Poly-Six, Poly-61, Poly-800, DW-8000 and DD1/5, KRP-77, KR55B, Donca Matic and Stage Man drum machines. Available in audio, Akai & Kurzweil (History of Analog).
$10.00
Karma Chopra
Karma Chopra is the World's first Ethnic Dance Sample CD. It features a number of specially recorded loops that fuse grooves from the east and west that will add spice to any production. There's also a section of Ethnic Build-Ups, emsemble grooves, broken down into their individual elements. There's a selection of Tabla grooves at different tempos in different keys, rolls, solo hits, licks, and grooves, and much more.
$10.00
Keyboards of the 60's and 70's CD 2
Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clavinet, Electro organs
$10.00
KORG Prophecy
AKAI вариант Знаменитого аналогового синтезатора KORG PROPHECY. Аналоговые басы и знаменитые KORG-овские соло,очень резонантны и отлично chorus-ованы и фильтрованы.Также несколько готовых партий арпеджио и грувов.
$10.00
Latin Groove Factory CD 3
The recognized de facto standard for Latin Music and percussion samples. This is the most comprehensive 3 volume collection of authentic traditional and contemporary drum and percussion grooves from Cuba and Brazil. Grooves from the cultures of Puerto Rico, Trinidad, and the Dominican Republic are also included in this smoking set of drum and percussion loops and samples. Produced by experts in the Latin music field.
$10.00
Miroslav Vitous - Symphonic Orchestra Samples - Solo Intruments I
Miroslav Vitous - Symphonic Orchestra Samples - Solo Intruments I This disk contains Bassclarinet, Bassoon, Basstrombone, Clarinet, Contrabassoon, Trombone, Trumpet, Viola, and Violoncello. All in the highest quality, and very expressive. This is the first of two Solo Instrument disks, which are a must for anyone wishing to emulate orchestral solo performance.
$10.00

Sample types

Sample libraries are the collections of sound files that are usually organized in sets concerning musical instruments or environmental sounds categories used for compilation. They are widely used by composers, DJs, music producers and other people for making musical works. Usually, famous music composers are known for their own sound style they form using blends of various sample libraries and sound effects in their compositions.

Samples can be differentiated from regular sound records by few special features. They are short (length about 10 seconds) and are recorded using one note. That helps to make a qualitative instrument on their basis. High quality samples are usually professionally-cut. In such samples micro-pauses in the beginning and in the end of a sample are deleted and the stops for sound loop are marked. Samples without sound loop are called “one-shot” samples, which are reproduced from the very beginning to the very end of a whole piece. Such samples are ordinary used in making drum sounds, sound effects etc.

Samples with sound loops are called “loops”. E. g, one set of drums for four-eight time can be recorded as a loop. Special software that can work with pre-made loops has become widely-popular among the amateur musicians. These programs include SONY ACID, EJAY and many others. Sample libraries and single samples in WAV format can be reproduced with literally any PC sound playback software.

Sample recording

When it needs to digitize the piano sounds, one can guess, that it will be enough just to record every piano note. This approach was used in 1970-s, when sampling techniques just appeared. But the sound quality made with such a technique is rather poor and too far from the professional sounding.

For recording a full-quality sample it's inevitable to take into consideration all the trifles of sound, e.g, the velocity of key press, using a pedal, sounding with opened and closed piano top etc. Adding to it the sounding dependence from the place where sound is played and even from the furniture of this place we have a great bunch of factors that can notably impact on the sounding. So, the quantity of sounds can reach 100 per one piano note. The more sounds we record, the closer we are to the original sounding, but also the bigger are the recorded files. It enlarges the size of an instrument that is sampled.

Potentially, sounding of an instrument that uses sample libraries come close to original. But considering that there are a lot of peculiarities in the sounding of original instrument, digital instruments can't copy it with an absolute accuracy. That's why original pianos are still in use.

After recording desired sounds, we need to make an integrated instrument, which sounds will be then reproduced by digital or analog sampler. For that, we need to assign (map) the samples from our own sample libraries to each keyboard key. For getting qualitative sounding, we need to spend a lot of time assigning appropriate samples.

Clean and processed sound libraries

The most part of sample libraries present clean («dry») sounds without any sound effects applied. So, the musicians can put necessary effects by themselves choosing the right place for them in any individual composition.

Some sample libraries can have samples with special sound effects for particular purposes, e.g., imitation of cathedral choir reverb or heavy metal distortion. These samples are also called «wet» samples.

Sample libraries and music software for DJs and amateur musicians

Sample libraries are vitally important for a good DJ. If some time earlier Djs used analog devices for making cool sounds, now they can use their own collections of digital sounds to make a musical masterpiece. The quality of a synthesizer for a DJ or other musician's purposes is measured by the quality and quantity of sound samples it can reproduce. The best ones, for example, some Yamaha high-end models, have an impressive sample libraries in combination with perfect sound quality.

Sample libraries can be used not only by professional musicians and producers who buys a lot of expensive equipment. They can also be used by an amateur, who just starts his music experiments. Sample libraries are provided in the digital file-sets that can be easily downloaded from the web. Simple sets are usually free or cost not much. So getting them is not much of a problem.

There are a great variety of computer programs which use sample libraries and can substitute synthesizers. One of good examples is FruityLoops. It has its own collection of software synthesizers. There are more than 20 various synthesizers and 2 samplers available. They can be used for making one's own sample libraries. But it needs a lot of time and experience, so amateur musicians often use already-prepared sound sets, combining and mixing them together, adding some effects and environmental sounds. FruityLoops sample library can be easily expanded with other libraries. The friendly interface will help to make such an expansion easy and fast. FruityLoops is rather professional music production instrument with a lot of different options and possibilities. But there is another program to work with sample libraries that is called SoundForge.

SoundForge, developed by Sony Creative Software, is a suitable platform for an amateur musician. Its restricted version, Sound Forge Audio Studio, is a nice instrument to start with. It's price is pretty good and it has all the functionality to start home experiments with sample libraries. SoundForge has a set of instruments for fast editing and creation of new sound pieces. The program helps to remaster and clean old records, put filters and effects and create master-discs. This program will be a good start to making your own sample libraries.

Great collection of sample libraries for any taste

It's clearly seen that producing samples is not an easy task. Luckily, there is a great variety of special sample libraries available on the contemporary music market and there's no need to make them yourself. One can find practically any sound he or she needs.

Our site provides a solid collection of sample libraries in various formats, including WAV, AKAI, GIGA, SF2, Reason refills etc. They can be used for making industrial, house, trance and other kinds of compositions. Our library is being constantly developed and updated. We are glad to present you a variety of choice for making your own music masterpieces.

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