updated 02:30 pm EST, Wed December 6, 2006
R.A.W available worldwide
IK Multimedia today announced the worldwide distribution of Sonic Reality's professional loop collection, R.A.W. The R.A.W (Rex, Apple Loops, and Wave) Universal Groove Kit is a universally compatible loop collection boasting more than 15,000 loops with 5,000 loops in each Rex, Apple Loop, and Acidized Wave format. The 13GB 24-bit loop collection on 4 DVDs comes with a wide variety of loops to make music in almost any style, according to IK. Sonic Reality is also offering its R.A.W Gold Edition featuring the full R.A.W Universal Groove Kit as well as 15 individual R.A.W Style Paks for a total of over 38GB of sounds with more than 42,000 loops. The Gold edition includes loops in the styles of Hip Hop Dirty South, Electronic Drum 'n' Bass, Vintage Rock, Vintage Soul, Sixties Motown, Nashville Pop, Country Folk, Jazz, Blues, World, Latin, Trip Hop, Urban, and more. The R.A.W Universal Groove Kit is available for $250, while the R.A.W Gold Edition is priced at $750. R.A.W Style Paks are available for $100 each.
Users can import R.A.W. loops into SampleTank or use them with virtually any samplers and DAW applications such as Reason, Stylus RMX, Logic, Cubase/Nuendo, Sonar/Project 5, Acid Pro, FL Studio 6, NI Kontakt, MOTU MachFive/Digital Performer, Garage Band, Soundtrack, and Logic. The majority of loops in the R.A.W. series are brand new loops never before released on the market, according to the company, and contains special stereo mixes of the high-end multitrack style sessions of the prestigious Studio ProFile series featuring top name studio drummers playing many styles of music.