This week in loops!

Hello everyone.  I hope your friday has been as productive as ours here at the office.  Because I’m excited to announce that we have more products using our KLI series Kontakt formatting.  Check out Brush Artistry 2 and Pop’d Indian Percussion right now!

Also this week we have RnB Inspiration by MVP Loops.  They also released more content which can be found here.

Loopmasters releases Live Latin Funk and Nu Disco Bass Loops.

Diginoiz releases Urban Fame.

Prime Loops releases Masters of Funky House.

And last but not least, Smash Up the Studio releases x-treme Hardcore.

This weekend is supposed to be nice and hot for us here in Cali; what a great reason to stay indoors and get to producing!

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This week in loops

We have got some goodies this weekend!

Prime Loops has a dirty south banger by the name of Southside Kings.

MVP Loops has a great library of acoustic guitar loops in the style of new Lil’ Wayne and Bruno Mars that you should definitely check out here: Acoustic Hit Theory.

YNK Audio has a ton of new products that released this week.  Be sure to check them out here.  YNK Audio new releases!

Producer Loops also had a bit of updates to their online catalog.  All of which may be found here.  Producer Loops!

Big Fish Audio has finally brought you the Kontakt version of Epic Drums 2! But it’s no ordinary Kontakt patch that you’ve gotten from us.  The way we have laid this out will be a new standard for Big Fish Audio and we are SO excited to finally be able to share this with you.

Also being released by Big Fish Audio this week is the long awaited sequel Brush Artistry 2.

As always, hope you all have a super productive yet relaxing weekend!  =)

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General - Loops

production Department Picks of the Month – August 11′

This month we wanted to highlight a couple of unique libraries that have been exceptionally recorded and have loads of musical inspiration.  Both of these libraries heavily feature acoustic guitars of various types and perfectly fill a niche of music that is a little off beat but is heard all over the place.  You’ll hear this type of music from top charting records all the way to commercials.  With both libraries being part of the textured series, these sounds are certainly ready to fit in your music with minimal effort or tweaking.

Island Guitars is a brand new library that features a blend of Pop, Reggae, Hawaiian, Calypso, and Soca.  This 4 GB collection (1.6 gb of original 24-bit WAV files) features Ukulele, Slide and Lap Steel, Acoustic, Nylon, Hi String and 12 String, Baritone and Electric Guitars, Resonator and Dobro and a very healthy dose of Percussion (Shakers, Congas, Cajon, Bongos, Djembe, Cowbell, Timbales, Tambourine, Maracas and Brushed Snare).  These sounds are certainly not contained to the island but have broken away to the mainland with sounds that fit the vibe of many current artists such as, Ingrid Michaelson, Bruno Mars, Train, Jack Johnson, Jimmy Buffet, Kenny Chesney, Ziggy Marley, Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole and the Black Eyed Peas.

Quirky Guitars is another library featuring various types of guitars with a unique vibe and sound that will fit with many popular genres of music.  You’ll find acoustic guitar (recordings include hi-strung, de-tuned, natural, etc.) banjo, mandolin, vintage electric guitars, glockenspiel, bells, music boxes, old synths, and organs that are perfect for weaving in unique rhythms, melodies, and textures into your music.

Both of these libraries contain such a unique and fresh approach for a loop library they are bound to just make you happy listening through them.  If you’re looking for a clean and polished sound but with character that’s a little bit “different”, then definitely check out Quirky Guitars and Island Guitars.

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This week in loops

Big things coming your way in the form of high quality loops!

Dieguis Productions and Big Fish Audio hit you with Island Guitars.  It’s pop, reggae, hawaiian, calypso and soca construction kits so be sure to check this one out.

Loopmasters brings Trevor Loveys – Deep In House and Reel People: Broken Beat, Nu Jazz & Soul Vol. 4.

Future Loops follows suit with 2 new products, Andrea Bertolini – Progressive House and Vox India Vol. 2.

Wolsfraektroes Music hits us with a club stormer called Progressive House Vol. 3: Incognet.  Contemporary Progressive House sounds straight to your computer!

Audiotent releases Melodic House: Sylenth 1 Presets.

Prime Loops cranks up the speakers with Ravestep.  A mix between dubstep and rave-like vibes all in one library.

Producer Loops released too many libraries to count this week so check out their list of new products here.

That’s it for this week.  Also note that we are currently working extremely hard on a Kontakt version of Epic Drums 2!  It’s amazing.  Working with it myself, I can genuinely say that with this is the best way to work with a library.  The functions and customization for a LOOP LIBRARY is unrivaled.  Get excited!

Have a great weekend.  =)

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Sales & Promotions

Big Fish Audio 50/50 Summer Sale

Big Fish Audio’s 50/50 Summer Sale is under way! Start shopping now to save 50% off on 50 hot titles now through August 15th. From Hip Hop and RnB to Indie Rock, Funk and percussion, there’s plenty to choose from. These prices won’t last long so CLICK HERE to take advantage now!

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Top Loops and Instruments – July 2011

The top loop sellers for the month of July included two new titles in the Xtended Series, Big Bad Horns and Pop Rocks.  Pure Rock Hits stayed steady and was closely followed by the the long awaited Epic Drums II. Also making a debut in the Top Ten was the latest release in the top selling Off the Hook Series, Off the Hook Radio Pop.

Topping the charts for instruments in July was Sonokinetic’s Tutti, and Vir2’s Electri6ity along with top 10 newcomer Complete Toy Museum from UVI’s collection.

1. Pop Rocks 1. Tutti
2. Pure Rock Hits 2. Electri6ity
3. Epic Drums II 3. Q
4. Big Bad Horns 4. Voxos: Epic Virtual Choirs
5. The Crate: Ultimate Urban Samples 5. RiG: Urban Workstation
6. Indie Rock Addiction 6. Hollywoodwinds
7. Coffeehouse: Organic Construction Kits 7. MOJO: Horn Section
8. Pop n’ Soul Guitars 8. Complete Toy Museum
9. Americana Country 9. Acoustic Legends HD
10. Off the Hook Radio Pop 10. CineOrch
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