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Smash Up The Studio

Formed in 2008, Smash Up The Studio aim to provide top quality, royalty-free samples and midi files for use in professional music production. Performed only by top session musicians whose production credits read like a who's who of modern dance and chart music (from Tim Deluxe and Joey Negro to Basement Jaxx and Masters at Work), it's safe to say their sounds are bang-up-to-date and reflect the contemporary musical landscape.

Smash Up The Studio :: Packs

Smash Up The Studio Sample Packs

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 - Funky Horns
Funky HornsSmash Up The StudioHouse, Funk / Soul / Disco2011-05-13

Musician to the stars Steve Burton (Justin Timberlake, Joey Negro, Basement Jaxx, Destiny's Child) turns his attention to brass with this unique and versatile collection of 62 Midi-only brass loops. Funk up your tunes with this virtuoso selection of Midi horn phrases that will funk up everything from hip hop to house and disco to soul. Each loop is 4 bars in length and offered in a variety of tempos between 77-125bpm. 125bpm disco-style loops sound great at 95bpm for hip hop, and vice versa. The flexibility of MIDI allows the user to choose their own sound, change the key of the loop, edit the tempo, notation, velocity, length and a whole host of other editing capabilities. Most importantly, it offers the creative producer an opportunity to personalize these great loops and make them unique to their own style. All loops are offered 100% royalty-free. Download contains: 62 x 4-bar Midi loops. Download size: 254KB. Please note: the drums in the audio demo are NOT included in the pack, they are for demo purposes only.

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 - Midi Keys - House Piano
Midi Keys - House PianoSmash Up The StudioHouse, MIDI2011-05-05

Steve Burton (MAW, Justin Timberlake, Joey Negro, Basement Jaxx, Destiny's Child), polishes the ivories again for House Piano - the definitive Midi-only piano loop vault featuring 60 4-bar piano workouts, from old-school garage-style to classic warehouse progressions. Fire up your VST of choice and any of the loops could easily be the main musical base on which to build your mix. Each loop is 4 bars in length and originally played at 125 BPM: all you need do is pick the right sound. The flexibility of MIDI allows the user to choose their own sound, change the key of the loop, edit the tempo, notation, velocity, length and a whole host of other editing capabilities. Most importantly, it offers the creative producer an opportunity to personalize these great loops and make them unique to their own style. All loops are royalty free. Download includes: 60 x 4-bar Midi loops. Download size: 651KB.

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 - Electro Funk & Soul Machine
Electro Funk & Soul MachineSmash Up The StudioFunk / Soul / Disco2011-04-21

80s progressions, funky synths, rich analogue basslines and lush soulful keys abound in this bumper Electro Funk and Soul double bill, boasting 650+ Wavs, Apple Loops and Midi files from the golden era of electronic music. There aren't many labels putting out fine Midi products. So we persuaded them to put together a series of unique saver bundles - each aimed at a different genre. Electro Funk and Soul Machine comprises two best-selling packs - Electro Funk and Soul Machine - at a special price for a vast palette of original chord progressions, solo toplines, basslines, guitars, keys, backing pads and more. Each pack comes with a selection of pre-arranged construction kits featuring all constituent parts broken out for your ease. Or you can delve into the packed Additional Loops folders, where many more loops, riffs and progressions are offered to get the creative juices flowing. All loops are presented as Wavs and Apple Loops - with the progressions all recorded on the original analogue gear that defined an era. And because all loops are also presented as Midi only, you can also choose your own sounds: wide Rhodes, funky Clavs, detuned pads, organic bass, sparkling electric pianos - pick your weapon and let the intricate Midi files do the work - all thanks to keys virtuoso Steve Burton. Steve's CV reads like a who's who of house music. His fingers have graced the keyboards on tracks from Masters at Work, Joey Negro, Basement Jaxx, India and many more. Changing progressions is as easy as moving the Midi notes: start editing for thousands of new progressions. Download includes two bundled products, Soul Machine (135 Wav loops, 135 Apple Loops and 135 Midi files) and Electro Funk Key Loops (103 Wav loops, 70 Apple Loops and 70 Midi files). Download size: 947.9MB + 394MB. Comes as two downloads. NB: The demo includes drum loops and FX NOT included in the pack.

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 - Disco Fever
Disco FeverSmash Up The StudioDisco / Nu Disco, MIDI2011-04-05

Slick collection of Midi loops oozing with late 70s and early 80s disco chic, played in bona fide disco style by the superstars' keyboardist Steve Burton (Basement Jaxx, Aretha Franklin, Ten City). Stacked with classic chords and riffs, Disco Fever is an authentic stash of disco melodic inspiration with loops covering everything from horns and strings to piano and Rhodes via guitar, bass, synths and more. The main folder delivers 70 Midi loops sub-divided into folders of bass, clavinet, horns, guitar, Moog leads, piano, Rhodes, strings and synth hooks. Just fire up your hottest samples and feel the funk-fuelled force of Burton's riffs, chords and sequences. There's also three construction kit Midi loops folders containing between 7 and 10 loops (covering bass, synths, horns, strings, piano and more) which fit together seamlessly to create multi-instrumental disco melodies. As all loops are Midi you have the creative freedom to endlessly edit the Midi data within each loop to create you own custom arrangements. Please note: Disco Fever does not contain drum Midi loops. This collection contains no audio loops, only Midi loops.

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 - 80's Electro Analogue Synth Loops
80's Electro Analogue Synth LoopsSmash Up The StudioElectro House2011-03-24

Fine collection of neon-tinged, super-stacked electronic keyboard loops straight from the 1980s - all played with visceral authenticity by keyboardist to the stars Steve Burton (Ministry of Sound, Joey Negro, Baement Jaxx). Performed in the style of some of the most inspirational artists of the era, these timeless loops cross over to many contemporary styles - from Electro House to Pop - all played on classic analogue synths of the time including Moog, Prophet, Roland, ARP, and others.. Smash Up The Studio are about giving producers the tools of the trade - and here you find all 90 vintage loops offered as 24-bit Wavs and Apple Loops - with a bonus selection of 68 Midi loops to allow you to build your own sequences with your own VSTs. These loops contain proper complete musical riffs and chord sequences on which to build your track, and range between 4 and 8 bars in length. Included are bass lines, lead lines, sequenced riffs, classic synth hooks, pads and FX. Includes all the sounds included in our preview track except the beats. Full download includes: 90 x 24-bit Wav loops, 90 x 24-bit Apple Loops and 68 x Midi loops. Download size: 682.3Mb (unzipped), 631.6Mb (zipped). Please note: Some of the lead synth lines have not been snipped at the end of the bar, in order to let the decay of the sound or effect finish naturally.

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 - Club Grooves: Urban Strings
Club Grooves: Urban StringsSmash Up The StudioOrchestral2011-02-24

Tough staccato loops, gorgeous real-string progressions, lush chords and enigmatic synth loops are presented in Urban Strings, a treasure trove for hip hop, R&B, house and pop: real music by real musicians. This pack is not just a collection of hits and stabs, but contains more than 50 superb four to eight bar chord progressions, any of which could form the basic musical structure for a song. The loops range in tempo between 83 and 125 BPM, and have all been recorded in pristine 24-bit audio. All loops are tempo-labeled. Loops are offered in both Wav and Apple Loops formats. For those who like to be more experimental in creating and editing their own sounds, Midi files are included for each loop. All loops included are royalty free and when purchased can be used within your musical compositions for commercial purposes. The sounds are produced by Steve Burton exclusively for Smash Up The Studio. Steve Burton is a session keyboardist, songwriter, arranger and producer whose work has appeared on tracks by, among others, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, George Michael, Justin Timberlake, Jocelyn Brown, Masters At Work, India, Destiny's Child, Basement Jaxx, Joey Negro, Jamelia, All Saints, Trevor Horn, Sugarbabes, Tim Deluxe and many more... Pack includes 53 x 24-bit Wav loops, 53 x Apple Loops and 53 x Midi loops. Download size: 363.9Mb (unzipped).

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 - Electric Piano 1 - Slower Grooves
Electric Piano 1 - Slower GroovesSmash Up The StudioHouse2011-02-24

An inspiring selection of original chord progressions for electric piano. Highly contemporary, this collection covers R&B, hip hop, chillout and house. From smooth jazzy vibes, through tough R&B, to smooth soul, this collection is a must for both professionals and novices alike. Created and performed by top session keyboardist Steve "Bertie" Burton using the Lounge Lizard EP-3 electric piano by Applied Acoustics. Featuring a huge selection of sound and effect variations, from vintage "rhodes" type sounds, to fresher modern tones, all recorded using 24 bit audio. Ranging from 85-120 bpm each loop boasts a complete eight-bar chord progression that can be used to form the basic chord structure for an entire track. We have also included the original MIDI file for each loop for complete versatility. All loops are tempo-labeled and are provided as 24 bit Wavs, Rex2 loops, Apple Loops and Midi files. The sounds are produced by Steve Burton exclusively for Smash Up The Studio. Steve's keyboard work can be heard on many great mixes by artists such as Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Babyface, Seal, George Michael, Justin Timberlake, to name but a few. Download includes: 52 x 24-bit Wav loops, 52 x Rex2 loops, 52 x Apple Loops and 52 x Midi loops. Download size: 499.1MB (unzipped).

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 - Electric Piano 2 - Faster Grooves
Electric Piano 2 - Faster GroovesSmash Up The StudioHouse2011-02-24

An inspiring selection of original chord progressions for electric piano. Highly contemporary, this collection covers up-tempo house, deep and disco house grooves. From smooth jazzy vibes, through soulful to funky disco progressions, this collection is a must for both professionals and novices alike. Created and performed by top session keyboardist Steve "Bertie" Burton using the Lounge Lizard EP-3 electric piano by Applied Acoustics. Featuring a huge selection of sound and effect variations, from vintage "rhodes" type sounds, to fresher modern tones, all recorded using 24 bit audio. Ranging from 122-130 bpm each loop boasts a complete eight-bar chord progression that can be used to form the basic chord structure for an entire track. We have also included the original MIDI file for each loop for complete versatility. All loops are tempo-labeled and are provided as 24 bit Wavs, Rex2 loops, Apple Loops and Midi files. The sounds are produced by Steve Burton exclusively for Smash Up The Studio. Steve's keyboard work can be heard on many great mixes by artists such as Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Babyface, Seal, George Michael, Justin Timberlake, to name but a few. Download includes: 52 x 24-bit Wav loops, 52 x Rex2 loops, 52 x Apple Loops and 52 x Midi loops. Download size: 427.8MB (unzipped).

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 - Beach House Grooves
Beach House GroovesSmash Up The StudioHouse, MIDI2011-02-24

Lush soulful progressions, sunset chords, jazzy licks and deep bass workouts are rendered in 200+ stunningly played Midi loops, all sparkling with lazy beach-house vibes. We've always been fans of the Smash Up The Studio label here at S2S: there aren't many labels putting out Midi products. So we persuaded them to put together a series of unique saver bundles - each aimed at a different genre. Beach House Grooves comprises two best-selling packs - Beach Bar House Grooves and Ibiza Summer Chill - at a special price for a vast palette of original chord progressions, solo toplines, basslines, backing pads and more. And because all loops are presented as Midi only, it's up to you to choose the sounds: wide Rhodes, funky Clavs, detuned pads, organic bass, sparkling electric pianos - pick your weapon and let the intricate Midi files do the work - all thanks to keys virtuoso Steve Burton. Steve's CV reads like a who's who of house music. His fingers have graced the keyboards on tracks from Masters at Work, Joey Negro, Basement Jaxx, India and many more. The 200+ Midi files are named into construction-style groups (keys, synth, bass, rhodes, lead, piano, guitar, pad etc) so that you can easily build complementary music parts. And changing progressions is as easy as moving the Midi notes: start editing for thousands of new progressions. For house producers who dip into the organic side of things, Beach House Grooves offers the building blocks on which great tracks stand. Download includes two bundled products, Ibiza Summer Chill (82 Midi files) and Beach Bar House Grooves (126 Midi files). Total Midi files: 208. Download size: 164KB + 131KB. NB: This is a Midi-only pack. NO Wavs are included. The demo includes drum loops and FX NOT included in the pack.

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