Zero-G has released Spirit Of Raga, a new sample pack that covers a huge collection of vocal samples in various Indian styles focusing mainly on Hindustani classical (Northern India) and Carnatic classical (Southern India). It also includes Folk, Traditional, Devotional and Semi-Classical styles.
Emotive, spiritual, atmospheric and powerful, Spirit of Raga features both Northern and Southern classical Indian music styles and is delivered in two parts:
- The Carnatic Edition consists of vocal samples in the South Indian classical style and includes Classical and Devotional songs, Swaramaalika and Thillanas in popular ragas. Additionally, it contains vocal hooks and Solkattu (normally practiced or performed by south Indian percussionists or classical dancers).
- The Hindustani Edition consists of vocal samples in the North Indian classical style and includes popular Bhajans, Traditional songs, Classical songs and Swaramaalika. Additionally, it also includes Bols (mnemonic syllables, normally practiced or performed by north Indian percussionists or classical dancers).
Spirit of Raga offers the flavour and diversity of Indian vocal music and traditions in the different regional languages and styles of India.