Samples From Mars has launched Free SP From Mars, a free assortment of gritty drum hits captured from the legendary E-mu SP-1200 drum sampler.
Free SP From Mars offers only a small style of the sounds included within the business SP 1200 From Mars launch (priced at $29 with over 1,500 samples), nonetheless it accommodates greater than sufficient prime quality drum and synth one pictures to be definitely worth the obtain. The freebie pack incorporates 201 samples in whole, 65 of that are drum sounds and 136 of that are multi-sampled Korg Polysix, Roland Juno 60 and Yamaha DX100 patches that had been resampled from the SP-1200 (the basic FM bass patch from the Yamaha DX100 sounds notably good). The drum sounds come from quite a lot of drum machines such because the Roland TR-808, TR-707, Linndrum, and many others. After all, all included sounds had been first sampled to the E-Mu SP-1200 after which resampled to WAV.
Aside from the WAV samples, the freebie equipment additionally features a set of NI Kontakt, Ableton Dwell and Logic Professional X patches. The Kontakt patches are quite simple, with none further controls or a custom-made person interface, however it’s nonetheless higher than having to map the samples by hand within the patch editor.
Total, the included samples sound excellent they usually actually seize that gritty SP-1200 character. Being a 12-bit sampler, SP-1200 (and related hardware samplers such because the AKAI MPC60, Korg DSS-1 and others) makes the drums sound crunchier and customarily extra fascinating than what you get with trendy prime quality samplers. In fact, you’ll be able to obtain a considerably related end result by passing your drums by way of a bitcrusher set to 12-bit depth, nevertheless it’s not fairly the identical as recording the sounds from the precise hardware unit.
The samples are fully free to obtain and use, nonetheless you will want a sound e-mail tackle to be able to obtain the obtain hyperlink. By downloading the freebie pack, you’re additionally subscribing to the Samples From Mars mailing listing.
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Free SP From Mars is accessible totally free download via Samples From Mars (174 MB download size, ZIP archive, contains 201 audio samples in 24-bit WAV format, patches for Ableton Live, NI Kontakt and Logic Professional X).