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Pascal Gabriel's
Dance Samples


Pascal Gabriel is not only one of the World's finest pop producers but he will go down in history as being the first to release a dance sample CD - this library was not only the first but also proved to be the inspired blueprint for the dance sample CD that few libraries since have strayed far from. Being a pioneer has it's problems but it also gives you the opportunity to do something special, unique and been seen to do it. This library was snapped up by producers all over the World and many of the samples featured become legendary, featuring on countless hit records just as Pascal had hoped when he put it together. Now it's available, 20 years after it's initial release, in the digital formats of today to give easy access to a new generation of musicians.
Contents Drum & Percussion Loops, Kicks, Snares, Hats, Hat Patterns, Hits, Brass, Film & Atmos, Guitar, Male & Female Spoken & Sung Vox, Computer Vox, Orch, FX, Stops & Stabs, Synths, Basses plus 3D RSS-processed samples. The classic dance sample mix from the pioneering dance sample CD. Tried and trusted by thousands of musicians arounds the World.
More info on the Producer Pascal, the most famous living Belgian, is a top producer having worked with all the artists listed above. He's enjoyed success on both sides of the Atlantic with his new band Peach (Union) including the hit single 'On My Own'. He's released a second sample CD 'Pascal Gabriel's Colourful World of Sounds & Silence' that is completely different to this one.
Credits Peach (Union), EMF, S-Express, Inspiral Carpets, Bomb The Bass, Falco, Jimmy Somerville, Erasure, New Order, The Other Two.
Format Info This CD features REX versions of every sample from the collection that is REXable. It also includes WAV files so other sounds are also included.

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Review Highlights "...house gold dust...breaks new ground..." - Music Technology "A few of the sounds are a little dirty and distorted, but they come from such obscure sources that you can't expect much else - just try shipping over to Egypt to get a perfect DAT recording of a religious chant. The main strength of this collection is the fact that the sounds all have potential, no matter what kind of electronic music you produce. You can actually imagine using just about all the sounds included. 9/10." - Future Music "...off-beat, quite distinctive, and highly usable. Better still you almost certainly won't have heard them before...useful and memorable...a revelation...uniformly excellent...the basis for many a hit." - Sound On Sound "If you were putting together a list of the top people involved in dance music, you couldn't leave out Pascal Gabriel...extremely varied and usable...no matter what kind of electronic music you produce you can actually imagine using just about all the sounds included. 9/10" - Future Music


Remix!


Contents One of the best collections of commercial dance loops around. Remix! features House Loops, Slow Loops, Rave Loops, Drum Hits, Human Beatbox, Vocal Phrases, Choral Vox, Vox Shorts, Sung & Chanted Vox, Sex/Moon/Rolf Vox, Live Samples, Transform & Scratch Sounds, Scene FX, Stabs, Effects, Bangs, Whooshes, Rave Sounds, Basses & Sub-Basses, Synths, Acid, Silly, and more

More info on the Producer Megabass are amongst the UK's top remixers and megamixers. Their unique understanding of modern dance music combined with their distinctive requirements have contributed towards the unique character of this CD that has made it such a success.

Credits C&C Music Factory, The Shamen, Altern 8, Madonna, 2 Unlimited, Pet Shop Boys, Black Box, 49ers, and many more.

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Review Highlights
"...If you're looking for instant loop gratification, stop here...this CD is faultless...It's another dance workstation, but fresher than most, and offers a generous helping of relevant dance/pop/rave crossover ingredients...I enjoyed it immensely, and so will you." - Sound On Sound "...perfect for the most vicious dance track...there are enough useable samples included on this CD to fit into any kind of track...9/10." - Future Music "...it takes something special to stand out...Remix! is something special...inherent versatility which makes Remix! an essential studio accessory...just too funky to ignore...a rhythm track programmers dream...for sample addicts the world over, it's much, much more than a quick fix." - Home & Studio Recording "Sensationnels. Five Stars." - Keyboards (France)


Remix II: First Among Sequels


Contents One of the best collections of commercial dance loops around available in the REX file format for the first time. All loops are tempo grouped and range from 86 to 180 bpm. Also featured are Scratch Sequences/Tools/Fills/Stutter Loops/Moog, General Vox, Sung/Chanted Vox, Vox Shorts, Choral Vox, FX/Live Section, Bangs & Whooshes, Acid, Ambient, Synths, Strings, Organ, Piano, Drums and much more. 

More info on the Producer Megabass are amongst the UK's top remixers and megamixers. Their unique understanding of modern dance music combined with their distinctive requirements have contributed towards the unique character of this CD that has made it such a success.

Credits C&C Music Factory, The Shamen, Altern 8, Madonna, 2 Unlimited, Pet Shop Boys, Black Box, 49ers, and many more. NEW RELEASE!

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Review Highlights
“...clean, well recorded, and chosen with a clear vision of what works in a dance mix" - Sound On Sound


Kleptomania! - Coldcut

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Contents - a selection of the full library suitable for the loop format - 196 Apple Loops in total

Loops (Drum, Percuussion, Vox, Instrumental, Hed, Hat, & FX), Fills & Rolls, Turntable FX & Stops, Scratches and more.

More info on the Producer
Coldcut have always been at the cutting edge of the UK dance scene, in fact they've probably usually been too far ahead of the trends to achieve the full measure of commercial success their talent has deserved. Their unique approach has won them recognition amongst their peers and established their credentials amongst the UK's leading dance authorities. Aside from their own records they've produced or remixed countless records, have their own record label and radio show, and are heavily involved in multimedia. They've recently returned with a new LP featuring a CD-ROM of stuff for your computer and produced a widely acclaimed 'Journeys by DJ' mix CD.

Credits
Aside from their own successful career they produced the tracks that launched the careers of both Lisa Stansfield and Yazz. They also have their own record label, Ninja Tunes.

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Review Highlights
"Coldcut's samples are raw, wicked and packed into the terraces...the quality of the music content is very high...quite brilliant, and definately going into my S770...this CD represents another 'must have' for any serious dance enthusiast." - Sound On Sound

"...this CD is meaty...Probably the most DJ friendly thing not on vinyl." - Mixmag Update

"...this library is built to be exploited...Used properly, these sounds are one of the secrets of modern dance music...pre-selected for you by four of the best ears in the business." - Music Technology

"...well over 1,000 samples crammed onto this disc awaiting artful regurgitation." - Melody Maker


Dust'n'Grime: Future Classic Breaks


Dust'n'Grime Demo Loops
A superbly programmed brand new library of beats with an authentic, vintage sound.

Contents
Dust'n'Grime: Future Classic Breaks
is a massive collection of 628 brand new samples! The library comprises 70 distinct beats, 278 Apple Loops files, each presented in typically 4 versions and supplemented with a full selection of 350 single hits to allow you to create complimentary beats or perform overdubs quickly and easily - enabling you to create the perfect rhythm track fast!

Sonically the beats featured have a classic, gritty sound to them, all expertly programmed and processed using state-of-the-art signal processors to give you the best of both Worlds. Download the demo files and check out the audio demos to hear for yourself.

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160dB: The Drum&Bass Interface


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The seminal Drum&Bass Sample CD - many immitators, few, if any, peers. 

Breaks, Upright Bass licks & FX, Basses, Atmospheres, Drum Hits, Misc. FX, Gated FX, Musical FX, Live Drum Loops, Rhodes lines, riffs, FX and patterns, Sax riffs & chops, and Analog Synth FX. 368.7 MBs of data, total number of samples: 497 

N-Jay is a pro D&B producer working on the underground UK dance scene. 

Review Highlights 
160dB: The Drum&Bass Interface - MacUser UK, Nov 2003 - 4 Stars
Pros - Lovely sax and upright bass loops + Good price
Cons - Most drum loops too genre-specific

"Much of it is excellent. There are a lot of mellow flavours designed to juxtapose the relentless drums. In particular, the sax, Rhodes and upright bass loops are brilliant at defining a mood, featuring fluid energetic playing. Laid over any kind of drumbeat, these can be very inspiring, while the massive Atmosphere samples and FX automatically add a moody vibe to any scene. For £30, the jazzy instrumentation is worth getting.

All three CDs are solid collections of professional-sounding loops collected by genre, although mixing and matching loops across genres is a rewarding exercise. The quality of the samples is excellent, and which one you go for depends on your tastes."

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KEY BUY WINNER “I could blather about how great this library is, but second listener Greg Rule sums it up best: ‘From the evocative pads and wicked synth basses to the expressive instrumental riffs and edgy loops, there are loads of club-ready components for launching a track. I defy any electronic music lover to give this library a test drive and not walk away buzzed.’” - KEYBOARD MAGAZINE

"Back with a bang...9/10" - Computer Music

"Overall - Essential purchase for Drum and Bass makers - 9/10." - Sounduser Review


DirtBag - Simeon

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Simeon delivers another collection that builds on his legacy of the internationally acclaimed Vinyl Frontier CDs!

This collection not only features loads of his trademark beats, Mini Tracks (with isolated elements!), specially performed bass lines, synth sequences, FX, Pads and more!

If you want a grungy collection of dance samples that drips with attitude then look no further. 

Review Highlights “All in all, Dirtbag is definitely a good experience. Simeon’s signature sounds are present everywhere on this CD which are a definite formula to success. The greasy fretless bass lines are GORGEOUS and the clean, nicely tendered mastering has left me drooling for the type of studio he has.” - Reasonfreaks

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Full Phat


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Another slice of cutting edge futurefunk from dance innovators Terminalhead!

Review Highlights "This is the sort of CD that if it fits the sort of sound you are looking to create then you'll come back to it again and again. Overall - Recommended for hard edged sounding music producers...excellent, varied stuff." - Computer Music "Recommended for hard edged sounding music producers" - SoundUser "Almost worth the money for the loops alone" - Sound On Sound

Contents Drum Loops, Gated FX, SH101 Riffs, Dub FX, Rhythmic Riffs & Phrases, Effects, Synths, Gated Scratches, Shortwave Radio FX, Pads and Sweeps.

More info on the Producer Sony-signed Terminalhead are well known as remixers for artists such as Geri Halliwell and Mansun as well as their own work.

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2Step Ahead

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The essential sample collection for any serious 2Step producer but also a goldmine of modern dance samples ideal for many more genres too!

CONTENTS:
A collection of over 800 samples including:
13 Groove Kits
Processed Beats
Keys & Synth Riffs
Vocal Hooks
Bass Lines
FX & One Shots


REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS
2Step Ahead - MacUser UK, Nov 2003 - 4 Stars
Pros - Interesting collection of electronic loops
Cons - Slightly expensive + You may be put off by the title


"Not really knowing what to expect from 2Step Ahead, we were pleasantly surprised to discover a selection of imaginative electronic loops. Comprising 13 Groove Kits split into numerous Beats, Hi-Hat and Kick Snare Loops, plus Synth Bass options, there's plenty of robotic rhythmic content here.

Set against a clutch of groovy clavinet, electric piano and organ riffs, as well as dozens of weird processed loops with a very twitchy edge, and you've got all the makings of a thoroughly modern club classic.

All three CDs are solid collections of professional-sounding loops collected by genre, although mixing and matching loops across genres is a rewarding exercise. The quality of the samples is excellent, and which one you go for depends on your tastes." 

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Underfire 2 - Terminalhead


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Another huge collection of grungy, inspirational dance samples! The finest FutureFunk collection and extremely popular with Pro users for many years. Recorded at the same sessions as the first volume so although the contents are completely different the style of the content is pretty much identical.

Contents All highly processed and grunged up big time including some 4-bit processing. All specially recorded, distorted, filtered and phat. Including:
Pete's Drum Loops & Chops - Assorted drum loops. Distorted, filtered and phat. Watch them bass bins flap.
Pete's Lo-Fi Drum Loops and Chops - Drums and drum effects utilising 8 and 4 bit lo-fi cruch technology. Sizeable and hard.
Funky Crunch Gate Corner - Created using many sound sources. Sample, fly in and enjoy - they're funky. Try triggering them in different parts of the bar. Also includes many 4 and 8 bit loops. Warning - some of the sounds are REALLY hard.
Synth Riffs/Sounds - Assortment of usable synth lines, sounds and sequences. Once again, created using a cross section of old analogue boxes, some crunchy filters and 4/8 bit processing. Sample the bits you like, shut your eyes and fly 'em in.
Greg's Funky Hard Chops - Hard as nails, but smooth as silk. You're certain to find a chop or rhythmic phrase to suit your track.
Dub FX - Loads of fresh sexy, NEW dub effects to spice up your track. Treat with love, care and respect.
Pascal Benadjaoud Percussion - This time delivering new grooves for terminalhead, using bongos, congas, darbuka, tambourines, triangles, shakers and vocals. Pascal gets phased, phreaked and dubbed out.
Shortwave Strangeness - Best reapings from many a cold, dark night in front of the trusty old tranny.
Misc. Unusualness - An odd assortment of those hard to categorise sounds.
Greg's Trippy Oddness - An unusual collection of very usuable processed guitar.
Synth Effects - Many very weird, wonderful and wide synthetic effects.
Analogue Pads and Sweeps - A collection of filter sweeps and beautiful organic moments.
More info on the Producers Now defunkt Terminalhead produced a string of groundbreaking remixes for many leading artists.
Format Info This CD features REX versions of every sample from the collection plus WAVs of those that couldn't be REXed.

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Review Highlights - for volume 1
"Raunchy, raw, and rude: Three "R" words that describe the audio material you'll get on the Terminalhead CDs. That's meant as a compliment...you'll find lots to get excited about and inspired by: crunchy drum and guitar loops, oddball sound effects, wicked synth lines, spacy analog synth events, and more...And to assure the audio gets dirty enough, the producers downsampled or sample-converted much of the material so that it's only 8- or even 4-bit. Grunge City!...I really appreciate the variety of drum loops, which range from fairly straight-ahead to absolutely monstrous -- with a decided multitude of the latter...The processing is so thick it's tasteful, and the hooks are infectious. Some of the best feature digitally sliced-and-diced vocals..."AMG has been one of the world's most consistent producers of great loop CDs over the past few years," Greg concluded, "and Terminalhead does not disappoint." - Keyboard (USA)


The Vinyl Frontier

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A lower-tempo Portishead-style, trip hop collection of dance loops produced by Simeon. This collection has a gritty vinyl feel and includes long grooves with variations that are followed by all the hits used to create them so users can create their own edits. Hits are included both normalised and at their mix levels for easy loop re-creation.

Contents
58 extended drum grooves with numerous possible loop variations within each. Plus hundreds of specially selected hits used to create these grooves in normalised and original versions. Tempo ranges from 77-111 bpm. The data section features selected loops from each groove that will loop seamlessly.

More info on the Producer
Simeon's recently relocated in Seville but continues to program his unique brand of gritty grooves.

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Review Highlights
"...uniformly excellent...successful fusions of techno, R & B and even jazz drumming forms...wonderfully gritty but bright...can provide a solid but interesting backbone to almost any track...When drum-loop sample CDs are this good and presented with this much thought, it makes you glad you own a sampler. A class act all the way. - 5 stars" - Sound On Sound


The Vinyl Frontier - Boiling Point

Club-inspired collection of specially programmed beats from Simeon.


Contents
Longer drum tracks with various potential loops plus a huge selection of single hits to help you create your own beats. High quality, fresh and original as always from Simeon.

More info on the Producer
Simeon earned an excellent reputation for his debut CD the 5 star Vinyl Frontier. This sequel will only enhance this reputation further.

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Review Highlights
"...a solid and comprehensive collection of extended beats and grooves, featuring some quality programming and playing, that has something to offer a wide range of breakbeat-obsessed producers." - Sound On Sound