Loopmasters Synkro Ambient Drum and Bass [MULTiFORMAT]
Synkro aka Manchester’s Joe McBride creates elaborate, emotive & intellectual soundscapes; drawing on influences across a spectrum of Bass Culture and Electronica sounds. With releases on Exit Records, Brownswood, Styrax, Auxiliary & Med School – he’s most recently found a home on R&S sister label ‘Apollo’. Synkro is a truly established artist in the timeline of UK Bass with major support from the likes of Chris Coco, Giles Peterson, Mary Anne Hobbs, Prefuse 73 and dBridge.
Synkro Ambient Drum and Bass brings you 1.1GB of lush, crystallised sounds to explore – with over 130 tectonic Basslines, articulated Drums, ethereal Instruments and stone-washed Percussion Loops. Expect the full texture, depth and harmonics of a Synkro production in each sample, with carefully crafted processing to enhance the sounds even further. You’ll find expansive musical elements to choose from with Synths, Pads, Arpeggios, Synth, Pianos and more to deliver air and beauty to your mix.
Synkro has brought 239 One Shot samples too, with Basses, Drum Hits, Percussion, Synths and FX. These are all designed to be triggered and sequenced in your DAW, with Sampler Patches provided for seamless integration from the word go. 10 Multi Sampled Instruments are also included, with each melodic element key-labelled, so you always know the key. At a solid 170BPM / 85BPM, Synkro Ambient Drum and Bass is ideal for DnB, Jungle and other half-tempo genres.
Synkro says: “This selection of samples comes from my favourite hardware machines, with the ethos to create a powerful set of ambient production tools. Everything has been sequenced at 170/85bpm as its one of my favourite tempos to work with – but they can be used at any tempo, in any sub-genre of electronic music”.
The gear used includes a prized Yamaha QY700, Juno-6, AlphaJuno1, JX8P, UA plug-ins. as well as gadgets like the Korg Monotron, TC electronics Hall of Fame Reverb pedal and a few lo-fi guitar pedals.
In detail expect to find 1.10 GB of content with 374 individual 24 Bit WAV Samples. 135 Loops are included with 35 Music Loops, 30 Drum Loops, 26 Bass Loops, 20 Percussion Loops, 18 Drum Construction Kit Loops and 6 FX Loops. 239 One Shots are included with 62 Drum Hits, 22 FX Hits, 15 Bass Hits, 12 Pad Hits, 5 Multi Sampled Bass Instruments [45 Samples], 5 Multi Sampled Synth Instruments [80 Samples] and 3 Synth Hits. Also included are 138 Rex2 Files, 5 Kong Patches and 52 Sampler Patches for NNXT, Halion, Kontakt, Exs24 and SFZ.
Synkro Ambient Drum and Bass is a multi-dimensional, time-lapsed selection of sounds, to ascend the norm.
35 Music Loops
30 Drum Loops
26 Bass Loops
20 Percussion Loops
18 Drum Construction Kit Loops
6 Fx Loops
62 Drum Hits
15 Bass Hits
12 Pad Hits
5 Bass Multis
5 Synth Multis
3 Synth Hits
138 Rex2 Files
52 Soft Sampler Patches