14th March 2006
ModernBeats.com has released Urban Anthemz 1, a melodic loop sample library in WAV format.
Urban Anthemz contains 400 loops of "urban" melodies, riffs, and hooks where styles range from hardcore ganksta (sic) hip hop to modern mainstream and underground themes. The Urban Anthemz melodic loop series is designed to work seamlessly in combination with ModernBeats' existing Platinum Rhythmz drum loop series by both utilizing the same group & tempo layouts. This allows users to build full productions within minutes by mix-matching & layering loops from each series together.
Urban Anthemz was designed for ease-of-use, organized into four popular hip hop tempos: 87 BPM, 92 BPM, 97 BPM, and 102 BPM. Each of the tempo groups contain 25 original loop themes including four variation loops within each theme: "Hook1", "Hook2", "Verse1", and "Verse2". That's 400 loops across the entire Loopset containing a total of 100 original hip hop melodies, riffs, & hooks per tempo. With four variations for each 100 loop themes included, users can create productions with longer evolving phrases while avoiding monotonous, repetitive compositions.
A myriad of instruments & effects were used to design Urban Anthemz such as ethnic woodwinds, orchestral woodwinds, full brass sections & stabs, trumpets, saxophones, ethnic strings, sitars, dizus, erhus, guchins, yangchins, pipas, tremolo strings, violins, cellos, pizzicato & exotic plucking, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, flamenco guitar, wah-wah guitar, banjo, harps & harp glissandos, classic pianos, baby toy pianos, xylophones, marimbas, metallic bells, tines, synth pads, analog synths, sound effects, ambiences, atmospheres, plus more.
Urban Anthemz Vol. 1 is offered on CD-ROM or as a Download. Prices start at $59.95.