Monday, December 7, 2009

Deadmau5 Sample Pack

This seems to be all over the net so I thought maybe an appearance here would hurt..

Check the bumf:

The sounds of the XFER Sample pack will be featured on dance tracks for decades to come.

Xfer Records is a label started by Deadmau5 and his longtime friend and studio accomplice Steve Duda for their collaborations, such as BSOD, and WTF? with Tommy Lee and DJ Aero.
Their latest offering is not a music CD, but rather a sample pack for music producers, featuring a plethora of WAV loops and one-shots, ready to be loaded in to any popular music-making software.

An extensive amount of gear was used for the pack-including circuit-bent and analogue drum machines, vintage analogue synths such as Moog and Arp, original acoustic drums and other sounds recorded in various professional studios. A variety of digital sound sources were used as well for creating new sounds, such as FFT synthesis, additive/subtractive synthesis, even custom DSP routines coded by Steve Duda in C++.

Despite the large amount of sample CDs out there, we saw a niche for one geared towards building blocks of EDM with a twist - this one is royalty-free, so it can be used in original productions with no fear of legal repercussions from the original artists who often are sampled on other CD libraries, says Steve. We tried to make an assortment featuring a variety of sound sources, which aren't overproduced so they can fit into a production workflow without stamping their own flavor on a mix and being overly-recognizable.

One thing for certain, the sounds of the XFER Sample pack will be featured on dance tracks for decades to come.

Over 500 Mb of Sample Content
336 Loops
425 Kick Drums
229 Clap sounds
1500+ percussive sounds
322 Hihats,
158 Snare drums
100+ Cymbal and Cymbal-effect sounds
227 synth/tonal sounds
336 Bonus Rex Loops
composed and engineered by Duda and the mau5 themselves.

Deadmau5 Sample Pack (part 1)

Deadmau5 Sample Pack (part 2)

Deadmau5 Sample Pack (part 3)

Deadmau5 Sample Pack (part 4)

You will need all parts to unzip..

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