Retro rhythms and analogue nostalgia abounds in Synthwave 2: 1.4GB of drum machine grooves, epic arpeggios, interstellar synths, lush pads and emotive chords fusing Tron-style synthetics and 80s pop sensibilities to define the sound of the decade. After the runaway success of Synthwave it was only a matter of time before we got the guys to reboot their vintage machines for another exploration of all things 80s. Packed once again with hundreds of classic beats and catchy melodies – all processed through retro outboard for an authentic 80s vibe – the collection effortless merges synth pop, retro electro and new wave influences.
What’s Inside Drum Loops > From crunchy to punchy, lo-fi to hi-def: 70 retro rhythms and power beats crafted from classic drum machines. Offered with all the usual stripped stems for complete beat control. Inspiration Loops > 43 folders of epic 80s song-starters. Each folder comes bursting with Tron-inspired melodics crafted from the finest vintage synths: Basslines, leads, keys, arps and more. All folders and files are key-labeled and tempo-synced for total ease. Supplied with MIDI for supreme melodic control. Bass Loops > Retro rippers, analogue drones, driving arps and more. Key-labeled low-enders offered with MIDI versions as standard. Synth Loops > Galactic leads, lush pads, sci-fi arps and power chords: 56 key-labeled loops oozing with analogue nostalgia. MIDI versions also supplied. Drum Fills > Processed and panned tom fills to add dynamism to any drum pattern. FX > Vintage modulations, interstellar transmissions, lo-fi washes, delay-drenched elements and reverb resplendent hits. Drum Hits > Retro machine kicks, claps, snares, hats and percussion hits injected with warmth and detail via MPC processing.
– 1,080 x 24-bit Wav files
– 224 x MIDI files
– 5 custom drum kits for Maschine 2, NN-XT, EXS24, Battery 4 and Ableton Drum Rack
– 8 sampler patches for NN-XT, EXS24, Kontakt and Ableton Drum Rack