Make Music on your mac.com

Yet more amazing Apple Loops...

Brit Horns: The Licks



The Brit Horns bring you a library of red hot brass licks in a wide range of styles! 

Over 650 Apple Loops are included: 
A wide range of full sections performing licks in different styles and keys including: Latin, Jazz, R&B, Funk, Old Style 60s and many more!

Full Brass Sections
Solo Trumpet Licks
Solo Baritone Sax Licks
Solo Tenor Sax Licks
Solo Trombone Licks
Plus Flute licks too!


If you want hundreds of brass licks, dripping with attitude this is for you!

In a Nutshell Long awaited horn CD featuring Trumpet, Sax, and Trombone - full sections in different combinations plus solos. Plus a special section of flute solos - all performed by three of the UK's finest horn players.

Contents Hundreds of licks. Pete Thoms, Gary Barnacle & Stuart Brooks bring you a massive collection of specially recorded licks that trace the trends of the last 30 years including funk, disco, Brummy beat, pop and latin styles and many in between. Trumpet, Sax, Trombone & Flute are all included.
As well as the full sections, each performed in a selection of keys, there are some screaming sax solos and also a special selection of flute licks.

More info on the Producer Between them these three have worked with a massive list of household names including Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, George Michael, Marvin Gaye, Thomas Dolby, Marc Almond, Tina Turner, Dreams Come True, Swing Out Sister and many more. Now you can join the club and use licks from the UK's most in-demand Horn Section on your productions!

Review Highlights "...utterly compelling...a strong esoteric and bravely experimental feel...all the players are seriously talented individuals and more importantly have an innate sense of what it takes to play as part of a group forming razor sharp tight performances filled with expression and precision...it all makes for compelling sampling. - 5 Stars" - Sound On Sound "The playing, as you might expect, is spot on. The riffs where there is different instrumentation is tight, the performances sound very much human, and the recording is very clean and open...you could easily imagine the musicians in the room with you. Very natural...good value, good playing, well recorded...if your looking for a brass lick then you'll find a host you can use right here...Recommended." - sounduser.com

BritHornsBoxBigger
Brit Horns - The Licks



Add to Cart
View Cart


Complete Celt:
Ballads, Airs & Laments
- The Songs


The first and last word in Celtic Samples! Great performers, a wide range of instruments including Fiddle, Mandolin, Voice, Bagpipes, Whistle, Mandocello, and more - a massive collection of high quality samples from the dark ages! An essential CD for film composers.

..."very listenable, mood setting and authentic sounding"..."It's certainly an excellent value for money package"... "Most anyone who is either looking to construct Celtic flavour tracks or just a touch of something acoustic or unusual will find a pile of material here to work with" - sounduser.com

Features the superb performances of Paul James (Bagpipes, flutes, Sax, whistles, etc.), Luke Daniels (accordion) fresh from the 'Riverdance' tour, Simon Mayor (Mandolin), Andy Taylor (Fiddle) and Julie Murphy (Vocals). Mark Hawkinsand Brian Willcocks also provided piano and programming and piano accordion respectively. All are well-known on the British Celtic scene for both studio and live work and many have featured on numerous film soundtracks.

This volume features the deconstructed parts of 8 great tracks for you to use in your own productions - complementary parts in context. The other volume also available here features a selection of solo loops created in isolation if you prefer a more random collection. NEW RELEASE!

Celtic Death Ballad
High Combe
Mountains of Mourn
Across The Sea
Bayside Waltz
Fallow Ground
Black Mountain Day
Wicklow

Complete Celt Bigger 3d box

Add to Cart
View Cart


Intravenous - AudioVirus


Contents
This special ingredient on this library are the superb human performances captured in this dance loop collection. You normally only get virtuoso, subtle performances like these on specialist drum or percussion CDs rather than CDs that are designed 100% for dance.
You also get tons of material, well over a regular CD's contents jammed into this ReFill. A truly unique library if ever there was one!
More info on the Producer AudioVirus are Miles Bould and Mike Westergaard. Miles has produced two extremely popular Cds already and Mike has been involved in producing a couple too. In this instance both take centre stage to preview their new partnership. Miles handles the performances that Mike records and distorts them in his own unique style - the results speak for themselves!
Review Highlights "Intravenous, contains variety, creativity, and the most important trait: functionality. Grooves will both soothe and startle with consistently great drumming and feel. 4.5/5" - Remix (USA)
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $49

IntravenousBoxBigger
Intravenous - AudioVirus

Add to Cart
View Cart


Industrial Revolution - REX/Apple Loops/WAV


This is the first in the Industrial Revolution series of large song kits at very low prices. Each volume features all the samples used in its creation, loops and single hits, plus an additional 'FX Toolkit'. Every sample is available in WAV format with all the loops also included in both REX and Apple Loops formats so you can be sure you have the right version to take control of the loops and make them your own. The demo track is also of course the perfect demo of this library too! There are 13 volumes in all, 8 you can buy individually or the set of all 13 at a huge discount. You'll find demos for every volume here too.

Vol 1 - Travelogue: Over 234 megs of data in all - Over 280 sound files in total.
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 2 - Fusion: Over 248 megs of data in all - Over 316 sound files in total.

INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 3 - Reconnection: Over 326 megs of data in all - Over 258 sound files in total.

INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 4 - Red Machine: Over 355 megs of data in all - Over 257 sound files in total.

INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 5 - Outsource: Over 299 megs of data in all - Over 236 sound files in total.
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 6 - Landscape: Over 207 megs of data in all - Over 299 sound files in total. NEW RELEASE
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 7 - Maelstrom: Over 246 megs of data in all - Over 320 sound files in total. NEW RELEASE
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vol 8 - Minesweeper: Over 189 megs of data in all - Over 290 sound files in total. NEW RELEASE
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $10
Add to Cart

Vols 1-13 - Complete: Over 2 gigs of data in all - 2000+ sound files in total. NEW RELEASE
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $49
Add to Cart

View Cart

Tony Mason…Steamin'

Demo Track
Following on from the hugely successful ’Smokin…’ Tony’s back and this is one sequel that won't disappoint. Tony's built on the success of his first library including all the style and subtlety that made Smokin' such a hit - but adding new scope with the inclusion of triggered drum sounds offering a much wider palette of sounds for you to utilize. This is something special, but don't take our word for it, hear it for yourself.

Tony's first sample library, ...Smokin', was extremely highly rated by many good judges. It offered something not available anywhere else - it had it's own unique sound. Steamin’ confirms Tony's status and builds his reputation further. With credits including Gabrielle, Ronnie Jordan, Al Green, Mary-J Blige, Incognito, Matt Bianco, Fine Young Cannibals, George Michael, and many more you would expect something special, and this library is certainly that.

Review Highlights
"...this is a selection of smokin' laid back grooves. They are mainly variations around the old swingbeat bum ba-bum-bum b bum tss bum type thing, all superbly played and recorded, of course...Some (from tracks 21 onwards) with excellent fills and hits could make superb drum 'n' bass loops if spliced and speeded up, but it's really the swing-back thangs of hip hop, trip hop and hopscotch (er) that benefit from Smokin'...Those after the `real' drum sound will like Smokin'. For the rest, MIDI files of these excellent loops might be in order." - Future Music.

"He's metronomically accurate, but his subtly varied off-the-beat placement is complex, organic, and dead funky...Furthermore, Mason excels at crafting patterns that are hip and detailed without sounding contrived - there are few cliches here...No matter how electronic Mason gets, he never sounds mechanical. The triggered loops tend to feel almost as human as the purely acoustic ones." - Keyboard (USA)

"This CD features the crispest live drums and percussion played by the maestro...The sound of the drums involved are second to none - these are live drums at their best." - Knowledge

"I've been reviewing sample CDs quite a bit recently and although many have had much to recommend them, none has satisfied my own particular personal thirst for a specific kind of sample - until now...Steamin' is over an hour of very pure, very funky drum loops. They have been played with that lived in feel that makes you groove the moment you hear them and you only get from twenty years practicing playing the drums...What can I say, this is the best sample CD I've ever heard, buy it and never run out of breakbeats." - DJ Magazine

"Crammed with superb acoustic and electronic grooves, Steamin' is the perfect antidote to all those percussive problems that seem to arise whenever you're trying to lay down an authentic hip hop groove (not as easy as it sounds) or create the perfect backing for your latest swingbeat, tech-jazz or soul masterpiece. There's a staggering choice of loops (both acoustic and electronic) on offer here - from slow shuffles to meaty funk fills - all beautifully recorded...some of the seemingly effortless syncopations he managed to fit into a single loop are just breathtaking. The sounds themselves are on an equal footing offering a wide variety of kicks (everything from high n' tight to deep n' hollow), snares (buzz and side sticks too), cymbals, toms and hi-hats. There's also a useful selection of snare and hat grooves for those who prefer programming their own kick patterns...The production throughout is exquisite, as it was on its predecessor. This is exactly the kind of material that the sampler was invested for. You'll find yourself locked in the studio just dreaming up new tracks for the opportunity of getting to work with one of these grooves...no matter which style of music you're working on you'll still find this an essential purchase. Steamin' is a brilliantly creative collection. Don't miss it." - The Mix

NEW RELEASE!

Mason2ASK

Add to Cart
View Cart


Bollywood Dreams

Demo Track
A huge collection of loops fusing the influence of the East with modern Western influences by the groove guru Sumeet Chopra - adds spice to any production! 

A collection of 327 Apple Loops including:
234 Percussion Loops
42 Instrument Loops
48 Ensemble Loops
3 Vocal Hooks

You can check out some Apple Loops files by downloading the demos of this library on the Demo Downloads page.

Apple Loops

Add to Cart
View Cart


Lizard Breaks - Simeon

Simeon, Internationally acclaimed producer of the Vinyl Frontier, Scumbucket and Dirtbag libraries is back with a brand new library - Lizard Breaks. This time he delivers a collection of 442 samples comprising 69 groove kits, each offering typically 5 groove variations and some single hits for you to create your own beats or apply overdubs quickly and easily. Check out the audio demos of three of these grooves, each 5 bars long with the five variations one after the other. As ever Simeon's deft programming and groove instincts are evident and the layout of the library makes it extremely quick and easy to use effectively without interrupting your creative flow. Grab a beat, throw in some variations and add a few extra beats and you can have a fairly intricate backbeat in minutes. NEW RELEASE!

Apple Loops

Yoda Beat
HinduCow
Bert Beats
Each has 5 variations
Add to Cart
View Cart


Complete Celt:
Ballads, Airs & Laments
- The Solos


The first and last word in Celtic Samples! Great performers, a wide range of instruments including Fiddle, Uillean Pipes, Mandolin, Voice, Whistle, Mandocello, Bodhran, and more - a massive collection of high quality samples from the dark ages! An essential CD for film composers.

..."very listenable, mood setting and authentic sounding"..."It's certainly an excellent value for money package"... "Most anyone who is either looking to construct Celtic flavour tracks or just a touch of something acoustic or unusual will find a pile of material here to work with" - sounduser.com

This volume features a huge selection of solo loops created in isolation to give you a wide selection of authentic loops to use in your productions. The performances are loose in keeping with the genre and as such we couldn’t product a REX version of this library. It works pretty well in ACID and Apple Loops formats.

Features the superb performances of Paul James (Bagpipes, flutes, Sax, whistles, etc.), Luke Daniels (accordion) fresh from the 'Riverdance' tour, Simon Mayor (Mandolin), Andy Taylor (Fiddle) and Julie Murphy (Vocals). Mark Hawkinsand Brian Willcocks also provided piano and programming and piano accordion respectively. All are well-known on the British Celtic scene for both studio and live work and many have featured on numerous film soundtracks.

The other volume features the deconstructed parts of 8 great tracks for you to use in your own productions - complementary parts in context. Check out the demos of the featured tracks. These are good demos for the sorts of sounds on this volume but in fact none of these samples are in here, they’re all on the other volume, but this library was recorded using the same instruments and performers during the same sessions. NEW RELEASE

Complete Celt Bigger 3d box

Add to Cart
View Cart


Rock for GarageBand


Demo Track
Over 1100 brand new Apple Loops and song starters for GarageBand!

Classic 'Rock for GarageBand' takes you on a trip to the heyday of rock. From the thunderous, fat sound of the 70’s, through the sharp pop-rock 80’s to the aggressive metal of the early 90’s. Not only echoing the sounds of the greats from Led Zep to Metallica, this collection also reflects the classic rock flavour of many of today’s bands like The Darkness and Jet.

'Rock for GarageBand' features:
1100+ loops in total including 12 song construction kits
340+ drum loops (beats and fills in different styles and kits)
130 keyboard loops (Rhodes, Hammond and Synth licks and riffs)
640+ guitar/bass loops (riffs, solos, chords, squeals, noises and other hits)


With tempos ranging from 60bpm to 170bpm, and styles ranging from mellow acoustic to full-on drop-tuned metal, this collection covers every base. If you’re looking for a full song kit or just a blistering solo or a big fat drum loop to throw into the mix, look no further... This is Rock like it should be!

Intel Compatible.

Apple Loops

Add to Cart
View Cart


Prunehead: Rhodes, Drums & Bass


A huge collection of loops fusing the influence of the East with modern Western
Prunehead (aka Simeon) delivers a laid back library of high quality rhodes, drum and bass groove kits that provide the ideal starting point for song creation. His usual high standard of musicality and expertise in groove programming are evident throughout. This time though he goes beyond the groove and adds delicious bass lines and smooth rhodes licks to his repertoire for the first time too. If you're looking for something funky, laid back and a bit different this is the library for you!

57 song kits - tempos range from 70 right the way up to 124 bpm with most of them sitting in the 90-100 bpm range - 228 loops in total

NEW RELEASE!

Apple Loops

Guerilla
Casino Marine
Camel Foot
Razor
Car Chaser
Add to Cart
View Cart


Synthpop for GarageBand


AMG are delighted to present over 800 samples that pay tribute to one of the most significant musical movements of the 20th Century - the Synthpop revolution of the 80s and 90s! All over Europe a generation of talented artists embraced the technology available to them for the first time and made music using sounds no one had ever used before. This amazing collection pays tribute to these innovative artists with authentic synthetic drum loops, synth riffs, bass lines, FX and more that recapture the energy and excitement of synthpop in the most accessible format available today.

Over 800 Apple Loops - Construction Kits - Drum Loops - Synth Riffs - Bass Lines - FX & more! 

Apple Loops

Add to Cart
View Cart


Black II Black Volume 3 - McIntosh & Charles


Demo Track
McIntosh & Charles were already veterans of the UK soul scene with they band The Cool Notes having had a string of hits in the Eighties. However their Black II Black sample CDs were groundbreakers and gave them a second wave of success with the first two volumes making waves all over the World and being used on countless productions with great success. Aside from The Cool Notes their credits include Eternal, East 17, 49ers, Five Star, S Club 7, Slamm, Erik, Pascal Gabriel, Sam Fox, and many more.

With Volumes Three and Four the classic mix is back - but taken a step further. All your favourites are here, but better than ever. Loops straight from the top draw, broken down into alternate mixes, Cone Rippin' Brass Licks including full sections and trombone, Funky Dope Guitar Licks, Big Mama Vocals and Vocoded Hook (subject to commercial licence like Killer Vocals), Bin Bustin' Bass Lines and Finger Snappin' Keys. Any Black II Black fan will not be disappointed!

Review Highlights for both volumes

"Now, R&B is definitely not my thing, but there is so much on these two CDs, covering swing to house, all well recorded...if it's your bag, then it's an excellent purchase." - Dream

"The third volume in Joe Charles and Steve McIntosh's Black II Black series is something special...Overall, the content is slickly soulful - somewhere between New Jack Swing and R&B - but each of the loops and licks is so well put together that they'll work in a wide variety of applications...the range of usable samples is enormous...Basically, if you're in the market for making seriously funky tracks, you can't afford to miss this collection." - The Mix

Contents of Volume 3 - a massive collection of 1429 REX and WAV files
Legendary Black II Black Beats (broken down into multiple mixes) - Cone Rippin’ Brass Licks - Funky Dope Guitars - Thunder Thumpin’ Live Bass - Big Mama Vocals - Vocoded Vocal Hooks - Finger Snappin’ Keyboards

Please note audio demos apply to both volumes and are not specific to either, demo downloads are. Both volumes were produced in parallel so share the same quality and style but don’t actually duplicate any samples of course.

NEW RELEASE

BIIB3BoxBigger

Demo Loops
Add to Cart
View Cart


Black II Black Volume 4



McIntosh & Charles
were already veterans of the UK soul scene with they band The Cool Notes having had a string of hits in the Eighties. However their Black II Black sample CDs were groundbreakers and gave them a second wave of success with the first two volumes making waves all over the World and being used on countless productions with great success. Aside from The Cool Notes their credits include Eternal, East 17, 49ers, Five Star, S Club 7, Slamm, Erik, Pascal Gabriel, Sam Fox, and many more.

With Volumes Three and Four the classic mix is back - but taken a step further. All your favourites are here, but better than ever. Loops straight from the top draw, broken down into alternate mixes, Cone Rippin' Brass Licks including full sections and trombone, Funky Dope Guitar Licks, Big Mama Vocals and Vocoded Hook (subject to commercial licence like Killer Vocals), Bin Bustin' Bass Lines and Finger Snappin' Keys. Any Black II Black fan will not be disappointed!

Review Highlights for both volumes

"Now, R&B is definitely not my thing, but there is so much on these two CDs, covering swing to house, all well recorded...if it's your bag, then it's an excellent purchase." - Dream

"The third volume in Joe Charles and Steve McIntosh's Black II Black series is something special...Overall, the content is slickly soulful - somewhere between New Jack Swing and R&B - but each of the loops and licks is so well put together that they'll work in a wide variety of applications...the range of usable samples is enormous...Basically, if you're in the market for making seriously funky tracks, you can't afford to miss this collection." - The Mix

Contents of Volume 4
Legendary Black II Black Beats (broken down into multiple mixes) - Cone Rippin’ Brass Licks - THE WORM - Bin Bustin’ Bass - Big Mama Vocals - Vocoded Vocal Hooks - Finger Snappin’ Keyboards

Please note audio demos apply to both volumes and are not specific to either, demo downloads are. Both volumes were produced in parallel so share the same quality and style but don’t actually duplicate any samples of course. NEW RELEASE!
INSTANT DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE NOW - $49

BIIB4BoxBigger

Demo Loops

Add to Cart
View Cart

Dark Side of the Groove


Demo Loops
The long-awaited sequel from Neil Conti to his legendary 'Funky drums from Hell'. Brian Eno contributes special mixes to ensure you won't be disappointed!

Great drumming, edgy production and an obsessive pursuit of the ultimate groove ensure this is another classic, truly a work of art. 

Neil Conti is one of the UK's leading drummers and, as well as being an integral member of Prefab Sprout over the years, has also worked with David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Annie Lennox, Deep Forest, Youssou N'Dour, Thomas Dolby, Primal Scream, Level 42, Cher, Steve Winwood and many more. Brian Eno is widely acknowledged as one of the finest producers alive today.

Long live mixes and jams (with key loops sliced out in appropriate formats) as well as shorter loops categorized as Extreme, Resonant and Dry. Hundreds of loops in total. Stylistically very human, creative and warm. This collection was recorded over many years and carefully processed through the finest available analogue processing by Brian Eno and Daniel Lazerus - as you would expect you can almost hear these drums sing! 

REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS
"Man this sounds fat! Noise free, but warm and fat...Brilliant recorded stuff period!...the sound quality is 100% fat! It's mixed so nicely and it really grooves...very hip sounding...I find these loops very, very useful... it's definitely an 'alone on a island' pick!" - Raapie.nl

"This collection of samples from the ex-Prefab Sprout sticks man is the most expensive of those on test here, but it's not difficult to see why. Conti's previous sample CDs have been largely down-tempo affairs, but on Dark Side he ups the pace and aggression somewhat to produce a drum loop collection of great originality and depth.

Beats vary from hip-hop grooves to drum and bass workouts via several industrial excursions. Conti has also thrown in several longer jams that organically build and change over several bars. On top of this, Brian Eno has lent a hand by bastardising several of the loops in his own personal style.

This sample library is limited purely to drum loops, so it's not one for those who are after a construction kit-type CD, but it's an excellent choice for musicians looking for some fresh and original drumbeats to lift their compositions. 4 Mice."
- MacUser

Apple Loops


Add to Cart
View Cart


October
24