updated 01:25 pm EST, Fri January 26, 2007
SL Hip-Hop Kit released
Smart Loops today released the SL Hip-Hop Kit, a new drum sample set for use with leading Mac and PC software samplers. SL Hip-Hop Kit includes more than 350MB of 24-bit drum samples, providing the essential sounds used in today's Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B, Electronic, Pop and other music, according to Smart Loops. The set includes over 600 unique samples, with drum samples from dry and unprocessed to extreme FX. The kit is compatible with all major Mac and PC samplers, including Dimension Pro, Session Drummer 2, Rapture, EXS24, FL Studio, GigaSampler, GigaStudio, HALion, KONTAKT 2.2, Reason NN-XT, SFZ Player, VSampler and any other sampler that can load or import 24-bit WAV files. All included samples come in SFZ as well as WAV formats, and the SFZ format includes 478 Multisample Mappings -- complete kits, kick combinations, snare combinations, cymbals, toms, percussion, SFX, and more. The SL Hip-Hop Kit is available via digital download for $20 for a limited time, and the company is offering customers who purchase the new kit an additional SL Sample Set for $20.