Urban Soul is the latest resource for urban producers looking to make the freshest Soul, RnB, and Hip Hop tracks. A collection of more than 1,000 brand new samples designed to create next generation soul classics and new fusions of anything from Rnb through Hip Hop and Down-tempo styles. Urban Soul includes tempos from 80 to 100Bpm, covering the downbeat and lounging style of urban soul, but also being heavily influenced by classic Hip Hop, Jazz, Rnb and early Breakbeat from the UK and USA, blending live and electronic influences seamlessly in a unique package which could become the definitive soul sample collection. If you move from the likes of Angie Stone, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott, through Grand Central Records, the Roots, J5 and Motown, then the chances are that these samples will be right up your street.
Whether you are looking to make classy authentic sounding soul and down tempo tunes, or something with a bit more grit at street level, Urban Soul will give you all the inspiration you need to get the job done!
The samples included on this CD have all been created specifically for this project by Shahrooz Raoofi of Definitive Swing Records, and include a vast selection of 89 live and programmed drum breaks, 33 percussion loops, 123 Drum hits and kits, 51 smooth jazzy guitar loops, a huge collection of over 100 inspiring musical loops, 20 guitar chords, 44 vocal hits, 18 scratches, 100+ live and programmed funky bass-lines, 29 multi-samples sampler patches featuring instruments such as bass, strings, guitars, rhodes, marimbas, harps and pianos amongst much more.
The CD was written, produced and recorded in Sharooz’s personal studio in London with the help of many contributing artists, producers and musicians. The famous Akai MPC 60 was used to produce many of the electronic beats, which gives a really authentic 12 bit gritty sound, which instantly adds a unique flavor to your tracks.
The package includes a Data CD with Acidised Wav and Stylus RMX compatible Rex2 samples, and patches for Reasons NNXT, Halion, Kontakt, EXS-24, and SFZ compatible samplers. The CD is Mac and PC compatible and will work with nearly all music software packages. An Audio CD is also included for easy auditioning of loops and samples. Only the best musicians, studios and recording equipment have been used in the making of this CD, and every sample is guaranteed copyright free for use in your music.
2 CD (Audio/Data) Package for PC/Mac featuring over 1100 copyright free Urban Soul samples, 706 Acidised Wav files, 403 RMX compatible Rex2 Loops, and 29 Patches for Reason NNXT, Halion, Kontakt, EXS24, SFZ.