Loopmasters offers a double hip hop download

Whether you're looking for rock or hip-hop guitar and bass samples, or some fresh hip-hop drum beats, Loopmasters has a double dose of packs that are sure to get your grooves groovin' hard.

Rock and Hip Hop Guitars

This first download pack is a great selection of pristinely recorded rock and hip-hop guitar and bass samples for a whole range of genres. On top of the obvious rock and hip-hop categories, there is enough attitude and raw quality in this collection for it to be used in styles as diverse as Breakbeat and Indie. Whether you are looking for a picked lick, distorted power chord or funky hip hop pattern, you'll find the grit and power here to inject into your mix without having to turn that dial to 11. Each guitar sample has a corresponding bass loop, which means you can start constructing killer grooves quickly and then you can edit the samples to fully customize your sounds. Covering many bases, the Rock and Hip Hop Guitar Sample pack includes 96 loops in tempos of 80, 90, 100, 110, and 120 BPM.

Tech specs: 130MB download featuring 96 acidised WAV rock and hip-hop guitar and bass loops, 96 REX2 samples, Kontakt, Reason NNXt, SFZ, EXS and compatible with Stylus RMX and nearly all other music software packages. A demo mp3 of Rock & Hip Hop Guitars can be heard here (opens in new tab).

Hip Hop Beats

A brand-new, all-original collection of beats and hip-hop drum samples and loops for producers looking for fresh flavours to add to their productions. Produced by the ever-talented Groove Criminal and Oli Bell, Hip Hop Beats includes an amazing selection of loops alongside a big collection of single hit drum sounds so that you can program your own grooves quickly and easily. As always, all the samples are royalty free and ready to use right away. These beats are also very flexible and can be used in many genres including hip-hop, bubstep, urban, Grime and drum & bass. There are 100 loops at tempos from 80-120Bpm, and over 180 single drum samples are included in the package. There are also 13 patches for soft samplers meaning you can easily start getting to work with the single hit sounds contained in this exclusive Loopmasters download.

Tech specs: 140MB download featuring 100 acidised WAV drum loops, 100 REX2 loops, 182 drum samples and 13 ready to play patches for Halion, Kontakt, Reason NNXt, EXS and SFZ. A demo of Hip Hop Drums mo3 can be heard here (opens in new tab).

Each pack is available for $29.95US list. For more information, visit the official Loopmasters website (opens in new tab).


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