RAW CUTZ HIP HOP SAMPLE LABEL launches

RAW CUTZ HIP HOP SAMPLE LABEL launchesRaw Cutz (www.rawcutz.com) is the fresh sample label from Erik Svahn and Matt Pelling, the guys behind Loopmasters and Equipped Music– it’s a fresh look at the  world of sampling through the eyes of those that have been involved with the sampling industry since its inception in the early 1990s.

Equipped Music and E-Lab has been around since the first wave of sample companies launched into the market in the early 1990s, and has always impressed producers with their creative flair and inspirational sounds – first releasing the X-Static Goldmine series, and then moving onto releasing timeless classics which included Smokers Delight, Premier Beats and Tokyo Soundscapes amongst many others.

Loopmasters from its inception in 2002 has marched in sync with the sudden explosion of popularity of the computer-based DAWs like Cubase, Logic, Propellerheads Reason and Ableton Live. Loopmasters populated the market of pro-quality sound design and was among the first to release samples from renowned performers, producers and DJs such as Deadmau5, Coldcut, Full Cycle, Mad Professor, Santé, Marshall Jefferson, Audiojack and many dance music icons. For the past 10 years, Loopmasters have provided customers with the best cutting edge samples and music software that money can buy… and the beat goes on!

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Kris Menace Reveals New Album And Gif Video: ‘Mona’

Kris Menace Reveals New Album And Gif Video: ‘Mona’‘One year after MTV presented Kris Menace´s collaborative album ‘Features’, the incredible maestro of all things electronica returns with quite possibly his most stunning body of work yet – ‘The Entirety Of Matter’. Upon first listen the sheer emotion ploughed into Kris’ beautifully crafted futuristic synth-scapes is omnipresent. Joining the dots between melancholy and joy to tranquility and agitation, every track oozes with a passion, reinforcing Kris’ ability to capture raw feelings and magic them into beautiful, empathic musical pieces that tug hard on even the coldest of heart strings.

“Every once in a while an album comes along which changes everything….  I have put all my love into “The Entirety Of Matter” to make this something very special – possibly the most outstanding, unique and maybe the purest album I’ve ever made.” – Kris Menace

‘The Entirety Of Matter’ comprises of 12 instrumental tracks, each one with its very own futuristic gif animation designed by Mr Div aka Matt Divito, a Boston (USA) based motion graphic designer.

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Kris Menace Reveals New Album And Gif Video: ‘Mona’

Kris Menace Reveals New Album And Gif Video: ‘Mona’‘One year after MTV presented Kris Menace´s collaborative album ‘Features’, the incredible maestro of all things electronica returns with quite possibly his most stunning body of work yet – ‘The Entirety Of Matter’. Upon first listen the sheer emotion ploughed into Kris’ beautifully crafted futuristic synth-scapes is omnipresent. Joining the dots between melancholy and joy to tranquility and agitation, every track oozes with a passion, reinforcing Kris’ ability to capture raw feelings and magic them into beautiful, empathic musical pieces that tug hard on even the coldest of heart strings.

“Every once in a while an album comes along which changes everything….  I have put all my love into “The Entirety Of Matter” to make this something very special – possibly the most outstanding, unique and maybe the purest album I’ve ever made.” – Kris Menace

‘The Entirety Of Matter’ comprises of 12 instrumental tracks, each one with its very own futuristic gif animation designed by Mr Div aka Matt Divito, a Boston (USA) based motion graphic designer.

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Genix & Las Salinas present „Say Another What“

Genix & Las Salinas present "Say Another What"Israel Bicher and Shaulli Harrari a.k.a. Las Salinas are back with another massive record. Their brand new collaboration with tech-trance artist Genix ‘Say Another What‘ endorses once again Las Salinas’ reputation as brightest young talents of Israel’s electronic music scene.

After ‘Stone Pony‘, ‘Chipsy Kings’ and ‘Bada Bing‘ Las Salinas are once again ready to break charts around the world. ‘Bada Bing‘ which was only released but a few weeks ago has been supported by numerous DJs including Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten and Markus Schulz in their weekly radio shows. The overwhelming support the Israeli duo have received over the past months paves the ground-breaking way for ‘Say Another What’.

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Genix & Las Salinas present „Say Another What“

Genix & Las Salinas present "Say Another What"Israel Bicher and Shaulli Harrari a.k.a. Las Salinas are back with another massive record. Their brand new collaboration with tech-trance artist Genix ‘Say Another What‘ endorses once again Las Salinas’ reputation as brightest young talents of Israel’s electronic music scene.

After ‘Stone Pony‘, ‘Chipsy Kings’ and ‘Bada Bing‘ Las Salinas are once again ready to break charts around the world. ‘Bada Bing‘ which was only released but a few weeks ago has been supported by numerous DJs including Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten and Markus Schulz in their weekly radio shows. The overwhelming support the Israeli duo have received over the past months paves the ground-breaking way for ‘Say Another What’.

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Deep House & Garage Vol. 2

Deep House & Garage Vol. 2Hot off the press from Loopmasters HQ is the second instalment of ‘Deep House & Garage’ samples – a fresh package of royalty free sonic inspiration for all producers of underground bass music. ‘Deep House & Garage Vol 2′ is armed with array of freshly swung beats, deep pumping bass hooks and uplifting melodies.

Deep House and Garage Vol 2 sees the welcome return of producer Scott Diaz for another bumpy dextrous edition of highly infectious beats, bass and musical inspiration for producers who like it Deep and Underground. Once again Scott has fired up the vintage  keyboards including the Juno 106 and the classic bass mono synth, the Roland SH-101 to produce an authentic collection of production ready sounds and loops with each sample expertly guided though modern high end equipment including TL Audio Valve Compressor and Apogee converters for maximum dance floor impact.

Expect to hear Heavily Swung Beats, Classy Organ and Chord Stabs, Production Ready Instruments alongside Full Fat Bass Lines, and Silky Smooth SFX. Continue reading Deep House & Garage Vol. 2

Deep House & Garage Vol. 2

Deep House & Garage Vol. 2Hot off the press from Loopmasters HQ is the second instalment of ‘Deep House & Garage’ samples – a fresh package of royalty free sonic inspiration for all producers of underground bass music. ‘Deep House & Garage Vol 2′ is armed with array of freshly swung beats, deep pumping bass hooks and uplifting melodies.

Deep House and Garage Vol 2 sees the welcome return of producer Scott Diaz for another bumpy dextrous edition of highly infectious beats, bass and musical inspiration for producers who like it Deep and Underground. Once again Scott has fired up the vintage  keyboards including the Juno 106 and the classic bass mono synth, the Roland SH-101 to produce an authentic collection of production ready sounds and loops with each sample expertly guided though modern high end equipment including TL Audio Valve Compressor and Apogee converters for maximum dance floor impact.

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Bashiri Johnson – Bitz & Piecez

Bashiri Johnson – Bitz & PiecezNYC percussion legend Bashiri Johnson and Industrial Strength Samples team up to deliver a monster pack replete with hits and live percussion— all of it straight from the veteran groove maven’s personal collection of rare instrumentation.

The stunningly comprehensive Bitz & Piecez Vol.1 is testament to the Bash-man’s versatility and uncut originality. Culled from his decades-in-the-making personal collection of world instruments, it’s a head-spinning wealth of One shots, jungle-primed loops, and the authentic stems. This pack features over 1 Gb of Bashiri goodness at your disposal, there are grooves for any style you see fit. A studio guru as well as a fabled live performer, Johnson is one of the most prolific and sought-after percussionists this side of the galaxy.  Revered by producers and stars for his soulfulness and intuition, Bashiri is a world class musician and he has performed and recorded with the likes of Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Miles Davis and the Rolling Stones.

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Bashiri Johnson – Bitz & Piecez

Bashiri Johnson – Bitz & PiecezNYC percussion legend Bashiri Johnson and Industrial Strength Samples team up to deliver a monster pack replete with hits and live percussion— all of it straight from the veteran groove maven’s personal collection of rare instrumentation.

The stunningly comprehensive Bitz & Piecez Vol.1 is testament to the Bash-man’s versatility and uncut originality. Culled from his decades-in-the-making personal collection of world instruments, it’s a head-spinning wealth of One shots, jungle-primed loops, and the authentic stems. This pack features over 1 Gb of Bashiri goodness at your disposal, there are grooves for any style you see fit. A studio guru as well as a fabled live performer, Johnson is one of the most prolific and sought-after percussionists this side of the galaxy.  Revered by producers and stars for his soulfulness and intuition, Bashiri is a world class musician and he has performed and recorded with the likes of Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Miles Davis and the Rolling Stones.

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Aki Bergen – Analogue House and Electronica

Aki Bergen – Analogue House and ElectronicaTalented Italian DJ/Producer Aki Bergen joins the Loopmasters Artist Series with a brand new exciting collection of vintage hardware driven sounds and loops for producers of everything from House, Techno, Deep and Electronica.

Aki Bergen – Analogue House and Electronica is an eclectic collection of full bodied ear candy sourced from vintage and classic hardware instruments by the likes of Roland, Access, Waldorf, Moog and many more, carefully processed through modern day, high end recording equipment to reproduce every nuance and intricate detail from each highly sought machine.This collection is oozing with true vintage grit with the type of sonic character only found when using the “real deal” instruments and dropping these loops and sounds into your Electronic productions will help to add a rich organic feel typically found on tracks that helped to shape the Dance music scene we know today.

Aki Bergen’s first passion for music came aged 14 during the early 90s as the rising Techno movement reached the European shores. Immersing himself in every release he could get his hands on, it wasn’t long before Aki was DJing successful nights across Europe.

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