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SM Studio

SM Studio is the latest concept from Sample Magic; a new label which puts stunning live instrument recordings at your fingertips. With a keen focus on beautifully tracked samples served with subtle, high-end processing, SM Studio appeals to the discerning producer who seeks exquisite recordings made using the best musicians and the finest outboard.

SM Studio :: Packs

SM Studio Sample Packs

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 - Piano Toolkit
Piano ToolkitSM StudioHouse, Chill Out2017-10-02

Expertly recorded on an Upright Yamaha U3 – Piano Toolkit covers everything needed to step up your productions with authentic, vintage piano loops and sampled one-shots. Carefully tracked with Neumann U 87 Ai's and Goldmike SPL MK2 Class pre-amps, get to grips with 800MB+ of cascading arpeggios, passing note-riffs, musical chord progressions and even foley pedal noise for extra depth. Download Contains: • 643 x 24-bit Wav files • 253 x Apple Loops • 253 x Rex2 files • 353 x MIDI files *Other genres that this package may be useful in: • MIDI • Orchestral • Sound FX

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 - Funk & New Wave Guitars
Funk & New Wave GuitarsSM StudioFunk / Soul / Disco, Disco / Nu Disco2017-01-18

Lush chord sequences, creamy leads and punchy licks in a retro adventure back to the era of synth funk, New Wave and 80s classics. Inspired as much by Prince and Nile Rodgers as Joy Division and The Edge, this genre spanning collection of rousing melodies, palmed riffs and 4/4 rhythms has been painstakingly played and recorded with a vintage Fender American Stratocaster and Paul Reed Smith S2 Mira into the exquisite Fender Blues Junior and Marshall amplifiers. No expense was spared as a Neumann TLM 107 and Rode NT1-A mics recorded a pristine chain of Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer and Moog MF Delay pedals straight into an iconic Universal Audio 6176 Channel Strip in combination with vintage Focusrite preamp. Across 110 - 120 BPM expect processed and dry electric and acoustic strums, licks, trills and more in a range of idiomatic keys bursting with musical potential. *Other genres that this package may be useful in: • Chillout • Rock / Pop

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 - Retro Guitars
Retro GuitarsSM StudioFunk / Soul / Disco, Disco / Nu Disco2017-01-13

Soulful licks, grooved chord runs and soaring solos customised for a diverse range of electronic genres. From stomping funk, swinging house and psychedelic disco, dive into a wide range of processed, wah, clean and stemmed loops recorded with classic gear such as a Fender Telecaster w/ Lollar Charlie Christian Pickup and a 1963 Silvertone 1429 through a vintage 1965 Ampeg Gemini II amp. Key-labelled and at tempos 70 - 120bpm there’s a wide range of loops and samples to choose from all recorded through a signal chain of Empirical Labs Lil Freq EQ, UA Pre-amps and mics like a 1960’s Funkberater MD-30. Splice, dice or use these loops as is for instant retro-guitar magic. *Other genres that this package may be useful in: • Chillout • Pop / Rock

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 - Disco & Funk Guitars 2
Disco & Funk Guitars 2SM StudioFunk / Soul / Disco, Disco / Nu Disco2015-03-24

SM Studio returns with a second volume of disco and funk guitar riffs, leads and licks inspired by guitar heroes such as Nile Rogers, George Benson and Leroy Bonner. Performed and recorded with a host of classic guitars, amps, pedal and mics to create an inspiring and diverse collection of loops oozing with authentic funk and soul. Packed with virtuoso performances from one of the finest session guitarists in the business, these timeless loops are available to use 100% royalty-free in your music. Recorded with genuine vintage guitars (Fender American HSS Strat and an Epiphone ES-175) with classic mics and amps, there’s no better way to add authentic disco vibes to your tracks. Totalling 195 key-labeled loops split across three tempo groups (115, 120, 125bpm), all are offered as industry standard 24-bit Wav, Apple Loops and Rex2 format for intuitive use in your DAW. Also be sure to check out Disco & Funk Bass, as the loops in this pack have been written to work seamlessly together. All loops are named and labeled to make it easy to find loops which slot together straight out of the box. Download Contains: • 195 x 24-bit Wav files • 195 x Apple Loops • 195 x Rex2 files

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 - Disco & Funk Bass
Disco & Funk BassSM StudioFunk / Soul / Disco, Disco / Nu Disco2015-03-18

By popular request, SM Studio present Disco & Funk Bass: 190 groovy, funky and driving basslines inspired by classic outfits like Chic, The JB’s and Sly and the Family Stone through to contemporary proponents such as Daft Punk and Todd Terje. Recorded direct with two classic basses - a 1974 Fender Precision and custom Shuker Jazz - all loops are served dry for maximum flexibility and ease of use. Packed with 190 loops, licks and fills, we’ve looked to provide basslines in a variety of styles and key signatures to ensure bass satisfaction in as many contexts as possible, including disco, nu-disco, deep house and electro. All loops are key-labeled throughout for total ease of use and loops are divided across three tempo groups: 115, 120, 125bpm. Recorded in pristine 24-bit quality, the loops are presented in industry-standard Wav, Apple Loops and Rex2 format for seamless use in all major DAWs. Also check out Disco & Funk Guitars 2 for a selection of guitar riffs and licks written to work perfectly with the basslines provided in this pack. Download Contains: • 190 x 24-bit Wav files. • 190 x Apple Loops. • 190 x Rex2 files.

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 - Afro Percussion
Afro PercussionSM StudioHouse, Funk / Soul / Disco2014-11-25

SM Studio pays homage to the rich musical heritage of Africa with 280+ authentic ensemble rhythms, intricate grooves, solo percussive loops, one-shots and kits created by one of the finest session percussionists in the business. Faithfully performed and expertly recorded using an array of finest traditional instruments — including congas, bongos, timbales, shekere — these versatile loops, hits and kits will inject authentic afro soul into any track, whatever the genre. Recorded using a variety of Audix drum mics and and Rode NT5s - famed for this peerless neutrality - we’ve served the sounds free of additional processing to to offer you unrivalled flexibility in your music. The loops are presented at 125bpm in pristine 24-bit Wav format, with Apple Loops and Rex2 Loops also included for those requiring tempo-shifting functionality. We’ve also included a choice selection of one-shot sounds for ground-up beat programming with playable kit and hit type patches included for all major samplers. Ensemble Grooves > Complete percussive grooves packed with a variety of authentic instrumentation. Offered with up to five stripped stems for arrangement flexibility. Individual Loops > Stunning solo layers - including udu, conga, shekere, shakers and more - primed to layer in the mix for instant afro groove. One-Shots > Choice selection of precision one-shot sounds for ground-up rhythm creation. Bundled with playable kits for total convenience. Download Contains: - 281 x 24-bit Wav and one-shots - 225 x Apple Loops - 225 x Rex2 Files - Hit Type Sampler Patches for Ableton Drum Rack, NN-XT, EXS24 and Kontakt Download Size: 240MB (unzipped)

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 - Latin Percussion
Latin PercussionSM StudioHouse, Chill Out2014-09-18

Immerse yourself in the sun-soaked sounds of Latin Percussion: 275+ sublime ensemble rhythms, intricate grooves and delicate layers spanning bossa nova to calypso, guaguanco to mambo, salsa to samba. Beautifully performed and expertly recorded using an array of finest traditional instruments — including congas, bongos, timbales, guiro, cabassa, maracas and surdo — these versatile loops, hits and kits will inject authentic Latin warmth and soul to any track, whatever the genre. Recorded using a variety of Audix drum mics and and Rode NT5s - famed for this peerless neutrality - we’ve served the sounds free of additional processing to not only let the fiery latin heart burn bright, but to offer you unrivalled flexibility in your music. The loops are presented at 125bpm in pristine 24-bit Wav format, with Apple Loops and Rex2 Loops also included for those requiring tempo-shifting functionality. We’ve also included a choice selection of one-shot sounds for ground-up beat programming with playable kit and hit type patches included for all major samplers. Ensemble Grooves > Full-blooded percussive workouts bursting with the full spectrum of instrumentation. Covering Cha-Cha to Cuban, Mambo to Merengue, simply fire up a kick to complete the beat. Offered with up to five stripped stems for arrangement flexibility. Deep Grooves > Pared-down workouts under-pinned by surdo hits for low-end energy. Light Grooves > Higher-end layers packed with shakers, bells, tambourine, triangle, maracas and more. Layer with other loops in the collection for ultra-detailed ensembles. Individual Loops > Individual instrument loops to mix and match at will: clave, cabassa, conga, bongo, timbales and more. One-Shots > Choice selection of single hits for custom beat creation, including hit variants to re-create the human feel.

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 - Acoustic Drum Layers
Acoustic Drum LayersSM StudioHouse, Drums2014-09-08

Drums sounding flat? Rhythms lacking groove? Acoustic Drum Layers is here to save the day with 175 superlative live drum layers, rhythms, textures and fills primed to inject humanistic groove and acoustic timbres into the most tired of programmed beats. The collection has been performed by one of the UK’s leading session drum players so you’ve got flawless rhythm after flawless rhythm - guaranteed. Packed with subtle brushed layers, shimmering cymbal rhythms, funky hi-hat lines, bumpin’ tom grooves, rollin’ rides and stacks of funky-drummer fills, it’s a one-stop-shop to add warmth, energy and groove into your beats. Recorded at 120bpm, all the loops have been precision-cut to ensure seamless looping and layers across the collection. For those who need things faster or slower we've also included the Apple and Rex2 files to make tempo manipulation a breeze in all DAWs. We've deliberately laid off on the processing, instead we’ve served the files 100% dry to give you the flexibility and freedom to process them as you need. As always, all loops are supplied as professional standard 24-bit Wav files and many loops are offered with ‘family’-labelled variants for full drum programming ease.

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 - Disco & Swing Brass
Disco & Swing BrassSM StudioOrchestral, Disco / Nu Disco2014-04-21

350+ ensemble arrangements, slinky solos and all manner of trills and stabs for anything from house and disco to electro-swing and quirky big band infused electronica. Looking to add a blast of real brass to your tracks? Disco & Swing Brass is the answer: 50+ ensembles, 50+ solos and 250+ falls, stabs, toots and flares recorded with a range of classic mics through our prized signal path. Broken down into two tempo groups - 120 and 125 - the collection is sub-divided into folders of ensemble and solo loops as well as ensemble and single instrument one-shots served as intuitive sampler instruments for instant playability. Packed with all-original phrases and licks from some of the finest session musicians in the business, expect to find sax, trumpet and trombone samples that will breathe life into any arrangement. All samples are precision-cut, tempo-synced and key-labeled and presented in 24-bit Wav, Apple Loops and Rex2 formats for ultimate ease of use and flexibility. * Other Genres that this package may be useful in: • Drum & Bass • Electro House • Funk / Soul / R&B • House • Instrumental

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 - SM Studio Latin Fusion Guitars
SM Studio Latin Fusion Guitars SM StudioHouse, Dance2013-12-27

SM Studio returns with a scintillating selection of Latin-laced guitar loops primed to infuse your house, disco and pop tracks with exotic six-stringed soul. Packed with fiery riffs and passionate progressions, Latin Fusion Guitars delivers a range of exquisitely recorded electric and acoustic guitars that will instantly add the unique warmth and charter of two classic guitars to your electronic music. Fusing elements of bossa nova, samba, mambo and more, Latin Fusion Guitars has been recored using the Maton EBG 808 Acoustic and Fender Thin-Line Telecaster to capture the essence of South American soul and Latin flair. Presented in three tempo groups (100, 120 and 126bpm), bundled with Apple and Rex Loops and key-labeled throughout, it's never been easier to find the perfect riff to fit your mix. Recorded in pristine 24-bit quality through Sample Magic's much-vaunted signal path, Latin Fusion Guitars puts studio quality loops in your DAW for an unbeatably low price. Downloads Contains: 193 x 24-bit Wav loops, 15 x 24-bit Wav chord-shots 193 x Apple Loops 193 x Rex2 Loops *Other Genres that this package may be useful in: • Chillout • Funk / Soul / R&B • Hip-Hop / Trap • Instrumental • World

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 - Disco & Funk Keys
Disco & Funk KeysSM StudioHouse, Disco / Nu Disco2013-11-12

The iconic Rhodes piano gets the SM Studio treatment in this exquisitely played and recorded collection of songstarting progressions, topline riffs, backing loops and chord one-shots laden ideal for disco, house and nu-disco productions. Oozing with warmth and character only a supreme signal path, classic mics and vintage amps can achieve, each sample has been artfully processed with compression, reverb and delay to offer stunning, track-ready riffs straight out of the box. But for ultimate production flexibility we've also included the 100% raw files - giving you the freedom to add your own processing for the perfect mix. Totalling key-labeled 235 loops and 43 one-shots, Disco & Funk Keys is offers melodic inspiration across three tempo groups (120, 125 and 130bpm ) with Apple Loops and Rexes also included, allowing you to change the tempo and key of the loops whilst retaining the funk, soul and fidelity of the original loop. Each loop is designed as melodic track-starters in its own right, with many also offered with accompanying topline and backing loops for full-song arrangement possibilities A stunning source of inspiration in its own right, the collection has also been created to work seamlessly with Disco & Funk Guitars, with shared filenaming across the collections indicating loops designed to work together. Played and recorded by funk fanatic and instrument enthusiast Julian Chown, Disco & Funk keys put the legendary sounds of a classic 1977 MKII Rhodes direct into your DAW in flawless, studio quality 24-bit format.

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 - Chillwave Guitars
Chillwave GuitarsSM StudioChill Out2013-07-17

SM Studio returns with 280+ guitar riffs, reverses, textures and patterns custom crafted for the hazy, tape-toned world of chillwave. Totalling 284 tempo-synced and key-labeled loops, the collection is divided into folders of processed and unprocessed loops, to you can find the sounds you want in an instant. Packed with highly credible and deeply musical motifs on a variety of vintage guitars - including a Fender Thin-Line Telecaster and a 1970s Ovation acoustic - Chillwave Guitars serves up a wealth of rich, warm and woozy six-stringed inspiration for chillwave, ambient and downtempo productions. Recorded through a stacks of vintage amps and pedals, all the loops have been loving treated to offer instant song-starting inspiration. What total control? No problem - we've offered all the loops completely unprocessed to give you supreme creative control. Recorded in pristine 24-bit quality through Sample Magic's much-vaunted signal path, Chillwave Guitars puts studio quality loops in your DAW for an unbeatably low price. * Other Genres that this package may be useful in: • House • Pop / Rock • Disco / Nu Disco

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 - Disco & Funk Guitars
Disco & Funk GuitarsSM StudioFunk / Soul / Disco, Disco / Nu Disco2013-03-27

Sample Magic's new SM Studio imprint launches with 100+ guitar riffs, leads and licks inspired by the world's greatest disco guitars - all served dry for maximum flexibility and use of use. Packed with inspiring performances on a host of classic guitars - including a Fender Texas Special ‘Fat’ Strat, a Fender Thin-Line Telecaster and a single-coil Fender Strat - Disco & Funk Guitars delivers a rich mix of licks and riffs to suit a myriad of musical moods. Inspired by guitar legends such as Nile Rodgers, George Benson and Curtis Mayfield, the collection oozes authenticity, making them ideal for any genre that requires funky, disco-style guitars: disco, nu-disco, nu-rave italo, house, deep house and more. Totalling 108 tempo-synced and key-labeled loops, the collection is divided into two folder of Chord Progressions and Riffs & Toplines, making it easy to find the right loop for your arrangement. Recorded in pristine 24-bit quality through Sample Magic's much-vaunted signal path, Disco & Funk Guitars puts studio quality loops in your DAW instantly.

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 - Tribal Percussion
Tribal PercussionSM StudioDrums2013-03-27

SM Studio delivers 300+ hyper-detailed Afro and Latin inspired tribal percussion loops optimised for use across the electronic music spectrum; from house to chillout, disco to world, it's a treasure trove of beat bounty for producers wanting to add an organic, human feel to their beats. Recorded with a myriad of real percussion instruments, including bongos, congas, djembes and shakers, each loop has been passed through Sample Magic's fabled all-analogue signal path to offer unrivalled warmth, depth and character. Beautifully played percussion lies at the heart of the collection; hypnotic, groove-heavy percussion patterns which have been subtly reworked to ensure they're perfectly optimised for the demands of the dancefloor. We've deliberately gone easy on the processing. Beyond compression to get things pumping, we've dialled in some light processing to bridge the gap between the studio and the dancefloor, whilst being careful to leave headroom for producers to add their own FX treatments. The collection into three tempo groups (100, 120, 126bpm) to make it easy to find the right groove for your track. For those who need things faster or slower we've also included the Apple and Rex2 files to make tempo manipulation a breeze. As always, all loops are supplied as professional standard 24-bit Wav files and many loops are offered with variants for full arrangement flexibility.

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