9th April 2008
Sonic Reality has announced the release of 15 new Groove Paks for use natively with Stylus RMX.
Since the release of the popular Stylus RMX groove plug-in from Spectrasonics, users have had a limited choice of Stylus Groove Expansions. Now every Stylus RMX fan can add to their set up 15 new Groove Paks in native Stylus RMX format made from Sonic Reality's diverse R.A.W. series. All paks are available now exclusively for downloadable delivery priced at $69 each ($99 MSRP).
The 15 RMX Grooves Paks
The all-new R.M.X. Groove Pak series offers loop libraries focused on many different styles and genres. Each Pak offers loops ready for use with Stylus RMX. Styles include the following 15 Style Paks:
- Blues Grooves - features 24-bit acoustic drum kit grooves in Rock and Blues and a variety of shuffle grooves, Blues beats with fills, pickups, snare rolls, snare builds, hat and ride variations, brushes and more.
- Country Folk Rhythms - includes a variety of instrument riffs such as acoustic guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass as well as drum and percussion grooves for a complete Rock, Country, Folk or Bluegrass rhythm section.
- Drum and Bass - includes high-speed breakbeats and blistering, distorted bass lines created by Paul Kodish, Brian Dillman and the team of Q Up Arts and Sonic Reality. Includes over 500 authentic loops in Apple Loops format for progressive Drum and Bass, Jungle, IDM and beyond.
- Hip Hop: Dirty South - features over 500 authentic Dirty South loops from beats, basses and leads to full construction kits and beyond: all the essentials you need to make the hottest productions on the planet! Simply drag and drop to mix and match endless combinations of grooves.
- Jazz Grooves - includes acoustic Jazz drum rhythms with Swing ride beats, brush grooves, Big Band drumming and more, performed by drummers (like Danny Gottlieb) who have played with Jazz legends such as Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea and more.
- Latin Afro-Cuban Grooves - from individual and combined percussion such as congas, bongos, shakers, handbells, guiros, clave, maracas and more to full drum kit grooves this collection can add spice to any music production.
- Latin Brazilian Grooves - offers a range of drum and percussion loops with authentic latin flavor in the styles of Samba, Baion, Batucada, Parlito, Pop, Funk, Bossa, Marcha and more.
- Latin Caribbean Grooves - offers a range of drum and percussion loops with authentic latin flavor in the styles of Bolero, Guacuanco, Bomba, Calypso, Bembe, Bomba, Guiro, Mozambique, Yongo, Bata, ChaCha, Rumba, Danzon, Son, Merengue and more.
- Nashville Pop Grooves - Acoustic drum Country, Folk, Rock & Pop grooves including both drum and percussion rhythms. Features over 600 drum and percussion grooves.
- Sixties Motown Grooves - Authentic Rhythm & Blues and Soul grooves from the late 60's and early 70's. From crackling 45 vinyl loops to the clean and warm classic Detroit studio sound and beyond. Features over 600 drum and percussion grooves.
- Trip Hop Beats - Includes fresh urban/electronic construction kits made up of catchy bass lines, unusual effects, gritty beats and textures, synth leads, vocal licks and more. The ideal source for creating new IDM and Trip Hop tracks in styles similar to artists like Moby, Massive Attack, Bjork, Sneaker Pimps and others.
- Urban Grooves - From classic lo-fi street beats to authentic vocal beatboxing and DJ-style vinyl scratches, this collection is an incredibly powerful and useful source of grooves for any Urban-style music producer.
- Vintage Rock Grooves - Live acoustic drum grooves in styles made famous by bands like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Boston and more. Features over 600 top quality drum kit grooves with extra fills and variations.
- Vintage Soul Grooves - Features classic Funk and Soul grooves from the 60's & 70's. This collection offers authentic drum grooves, percussion and electric bass lines and is the ultimate source for adding that vintage flavor to your tunes.
- World Grooves - A variety of 24-bit percussion instrument rhythms from all over the globe. Includes Djembe, Big Drum Ensembles, Dumbeks, Native American Drums, Shakers, Maracas, Cabasas, Shika, Tambo, Udu Pot and more.