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Vince Clarke, Lucky Bastard


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5 Star library by the king of the synth!
A huge collection of sequences specially created by Vince using his massive collection of classic analogue synths. Either grab whole sequences or chop them up and re-sequence them yourself for the ultimate in creative, fast creative sampling. Many totally synth-generated unique drum loops, one of Vince's trademarks - each broken down into elements for easy customisation and extraction of single hits.
Synths featured include Roland System 100, System 700, ARP 2600, Moogs, SCI Pro One, Korg Poly Fusion, VCS3, Serge, Obie, Xpander, and more, many modular synths are crosspatched for maximum creativity.
A comprehensive collection of multisamples, plus all the samples from Erasure's last 'Chorus' tour are featured. The ultimate analogue sample library by the King of the Synth.

More info on the Producer
Vince Clarke is a living legend. A founding member of Depeche Mode writing 'New Life', 'Just Can't Get Enough', he has since gone on to form two more hugely successful bands. First Yazoo with Alison Moyet, then Erasure with Andy Bell.
Yazoo produced timeless classics such as 'Only You' and 'Don't Go' and led to a successful solo career for Alison Moyet. Erasure have spent ten years at the top of the charts in the UK and around the rest of the World.Their hits have included 'A Little Respect', 'Sometimes', 'Drama!', 'Always', 'Stop!' and many more. Their 'Erasure' LP was a new departure, a concept LP produced by the Orb's Thomas Felhmann, and was arguably their best work ever.

Credits
Founder member of Depeche Mode, Yazoo, The Assembly, and Erasure, plus remixes for artists such as Sparks and Alison Moyet. Widely acknowledged as amongst the world's leading synthesists and songwriters. 

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Review Highlights
...this CD is a must for anyone creating techno-pop tunes - or for anyone creating anything vaguely electronic-sounding with a sampler. Ambient-dance acts will love the filtered sections, rave and acid fans will love the blippy loops, Industrial bands will want the heavy kicks and sub-basses, Kraftwerk eyro-artists will use the thips, pings and electronic percussion noises, new age nuts will layer the sweeps with their guitars...Lucky Bastard is one hell of a useful CD. 9/10" - Future Music

"Five Stars in every category." - Keyboard, USA

"would certainly make a worthwhile addition to many peoples sample library. 8/10." - SoundUser

"this CD could fulfill most analogue dreams, be they industrial, ambient, techno or just clouded, gibbering fantasies" - Music Technology


Skip to my Loops - Norman Cook


Demo Track
The ultimate DJ Sample Library from the Internationally acclaimed Superstar DJ Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim!

Contents
An essential collection from one of the UK's most successful dance remixers. A massive collection of superb loops, ranging from 84 bpm to obscenely fast. Plus some extra samples including FX, Guitar, Reggae, Flute, and many more. The more you use it, the more you like it. One of our most popular CDs ever!
You can check out some Apple Loops files by downloading the demos of this library on the Demo Downloads page.

More info on the Producer
Norman Cook needs no introduction. Norman was a founding member of the Housemartins but has since gone on to match their chart successes with Beats International, Freak Power, Pizza Man and more recently as Fatboy Slim. Freak Power's hit 'Tune In, Turn On, Freak Out' was adopted as the Levi's theme. Norman is also a top DJ and is known to be one of the best judges of dance music on Earth. International number one singles from the No. 1 LP 'You've Come A Long Way Baby' such as 'Rockafeller Skank' and 'Praise You' have gone on to make Norman one of the hottest properties around! He now bitterly regrets giving away so much good stuff on this CD. If you haven't got this yet, what's keeping you? It still sounds as hot as ever and is an essential for any dance producer's sonic arsenal. 

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Review Highlights
"...another AMG masterpiece...some of the best cases of white boy utilises a reggae feel since the days of The Clash." - Mixmag Update

"...a good option if you can only afford to buy one disc." - Melody Maker

"This is a collection with character. 4 stars." - Sound On Sound


JJ Jeczalik's
The Art of Sampling
A massive collection of over 1000 off-the-wall sounds, many Art of Noise classics (THE drum sounds, engines, Tom Jones' fly, etc.), plus Brass, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Wind, Sung & Spoken Vocals, Sound FX, Synth, Strings, Orchestra, and much more! An ideal sample library for someone looking for something different.

More info on the Producer JJ is best known for being a founder of innovative sample pioneering 80s band Art of Noise. Art of Noise was essentially JJ, Anne Dudley, and Gary Langan with ZTT overlords Trevor Horn and Paul Morley contributing production and PR skills to the core musicians. Tracks such as 'Moments In Love' and 'Close (to the edit)' are benchmarks in the evolution of sampling and remain classics to this day. After their initial successes the musicians broke away from ZTT and took to producing tracks with well-known icons such as Max Headroom, Tom Jones, Dan Ackroyd, and Duane Eddy. JJ has also been involved remixing artists such as Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy, Shakin' Stevens (!) and more recently has been engrossed in the worlds of film, TV, advertising and multimedia.

Credits The Art of Noise, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, ABC, Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy

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Review Highlights
"For a collection of odd noises and use-able instruments, this CD is ideal...a refreshing change. 8/10." - Future Music

"Nice to see serious samplists being catered for...seriously classic...classic...well atmospheric...Quirky...Slice Of Sampling History." - Sound On Sounds

"Un rendez-vous a ne pas manquer. Five Stars." - Keyboards (France)


Kleptomania! - Coldcut

Demo Track
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


Abracatabla
- Talvin Singh

Demo Loops
Contents Arguably AMG's finest ever sample library. No expensive was spared recording this CD meticulously over three long years. Top UK studio Jacobs' state-of-the-art digital multitrack and Dolby S Analogue recorders were utilised, harnessed by top producer Adam Moseley. Combined with Tavin's superb performances this CD has amazed just about everyone who's heard it. Other sample CD producers have not believed that the performances featured were recorded live and performed by a human, they're that good.

The whole library has a very contemporary, hip sound so you'll be able to use it whatever music you are making. The ensemble grooves are usually presented in a number of variations and broken down in broken down into a selection of elements so you can recreate your own combinations. There's also a very comprehensive selection of single hits and solo patterns.

Instruments featured include:

Tablas, Duggis, Lowha Tarang, Kachi Dhol
Cowbell, Jamblocks, Gong, Tam Tam, Gungru
Tambourine, Shekere and loads more.

All in all a very high quality library with something for everyone, you owe it to yourself to check this one out, or else you'll never know what you're missing.

More info on the Producer
Talvin is building a burgeoning career as one of the most exciting and innovative percussionists to emerge in recent times. Aside from 'crossing-over' into the Western music scene, he's performed with many of the top classical concert performers from the sub-continent. He is a remarkably fresh and tireless talent with a big future ahead of him. In 1999 he also won the prestigious Mercury Music Award. Talvin's worked with Massive Attack, Bjork, Neneh Cherry, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Dub Syndicate, Courtney Pine, and many more.

Over 515 Files

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Review Highlights

"4 Stars" - SOS

"...the featured performer, Talvin Singh, is amazing. He's worked with Bjork, Dub Syndicate, Neneh Cherry, Massive Attack, and others, and it shows. From his excellent finger rolls and pitch-bends to the wonderfully executed pops and slaps, Talvin's performance is a clinic in percussive perfection... Talvin's dynamics and timing are exceptional throughout, no matter what instrument he's playing, but it's important to note that Abracatabla is not a stylistically traditional ethnic percussion disc...As for sound quality, well, spin this disc with eyes closed and you'll swear Talvin is sitting cross-legged on a rug five feet in front of you. Crystal- clear tunings, pristine sounds, tasty touches of effects , the engineering, mixing, and mastering is top-notch...Ernie summarizes: "Overall it's a very musical, grooving disc. Excellent playing." This is one serious piece of work." - Keyboard USA.

"They don't come much more talented than Talvin Singh...there is a large range of music that these could be applied to for fab results...This is not just an ordinary ethnic sample CD - even if you are not after an Eastern feel, with a little bit of imagination these loops could add extra sparkle, spice and class to any music. You could add 'em to ambient, tailor them to techno, give them to Goa or just use them in the sparse arrangements for which they were originally intended. The cliched curry-house loops you find on other CDs are therefore pretty-much avoided...It's not surprising that Abracatabla took three years to complete. This is one inspirational CD from one very talented geezer." - Future Music


Pascal's Bongo Massive - Most wanted Beats

Contents
Dance orientated percussion samples - this description relates to the library as a whole, available here in two parts, although the technical specs are accurate the exact instruments in each volume are not detailed. Both parts feature full ensemble grooves in different mixes and with elements isolated for maximum flexibility. In all, over both volumes, there are 13 major ensemble grooves ranging from 83-160 bpm. Additionally there are hundreds of solo loops and hits featuring Bongos, Congas, Darbuka, Bata, Djembe, Triangle, Shaker, Tambourine, Rainstick, Sleighbells, Timbales, Beans, Cowbell, Strumpet, Cabasa, Guiro, and much more.

More info on the Producer
Pascal Benadjaoud came to the UK from France in 1988 and became one of the best-known percussionists on the UK scene. Aside from session work with top artists from around the World, he is well known for his live performances in clubs with top DJs. He died tragically in his prime in 1998. He will be greatly missed by all who had the good fortune to know him. His credits include Stereo MCs, Gypsy Kings, Roachford, Lisa B, Sunscreem, Bryan Adams, Danny Rampling, Paul Oakenfold, Steve Osborne and many more artists and DJs.


Review Highlights


"I couldn't get it in the CD player fast enough...The loops represent many different dance styles from Latin American, to African, and stragely enough, the bongo samples are massive!...I have been looking for a sample CD which concentrates on fresh, original percussion for some time, and it looks like this is it. Even better it's performed by one of the finest percussionists in the world, so rest assured that every loop is immaculate." - The Mix

“...another credit to this fine series. 5 Stars" - Sound On Sound

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VOLUME 1
Demo Loops
Over 1250 Apple Loops, 552 megs

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VOLUME 2
Demo Loops
Over 1600 Apple Loops, 626 Megs

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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


Xclusive Sounds Volume 1
Xclusive Sounds Vol 1
Xclusive Sounds were released over 5 years ago and available to a very select few at a premium price. Now the embargo has expired they are available for the first time to a wider audience at a more affordable price. A unique opportunity to get a piece of history at an affordable price for the first time.

This original collection features 30 distinct beats, each with 3 or 4 variations, 15 of the beats also include the single hits used to create the beats as well. All the loops featured are presented in WAV and REX format and also include MIDI files of all loops too.

Check out the audio demo and demo downloads featuring a small selection of the samples featured.


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Xclusive Sounds Volume 2

Xclusive Sounds Vol 2
Xclusive Sounds were released over 5 years ago and available to a very select few at a premium price. Now the embargo has expired they are available for the first time to a wider audience at a more affordable price. A unique opportunity to get a piece of history at an affordable price for the first time.

This second volume features just 44 distinct beats, in WAV and REX format and also include MIDI files of all loops too. It’s a small collection and only has a small price tag too but includes some great and very exclusive beats available to only very few.

Check out the audio demo and demo downloads featuring a small selection of the samples featured.


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