The Urban Expansion
Supreme Styles is the ultimate library of urban music, which adjust its top priority on guitars. The library deals with a wide range of styles such as HipHop, R&B, Club and Dancehall, as well as other surrounding genres.
Each of the 30 Construction Kits delivers a well composed track, which consist besides its instrument and drum and percussion loops, of several guitar loops.
A close look into the 4GB package, finds more than 1600 loops and samples of supremely engineered, recorded instruments. Since the main focus of this library was set on guitars, there is a huge range of acoustic and amped guitars, such as rock guitars with and without distortion, flamenco guitars, classical nylon guitars, also guitars with wah-wah effect and much more.
A flood of guitar phrase choices are available from short licks, up to catchy melodies, riffs and chords. All guitar loops were created with top brands such as Fender, Gibson, Music Man, PRS, Sandberg, Martin, Washburn and Takamine, to name only a few. Amps used include Marshall, Vox, Mesa Boogie, Hiwatt, Engl, Orange, Line 6 and others.
Beside the guitars, all the essential sounds needed for urban music are available, including: bass drums, snares, claps, hihats, shaker, a great amount of percussion, as well as heavy bass-lines, remarkable synthesizer sounds, pads, strings, organs, acoustic pianos, e-pianos and much more.
Furthermore, the kit contains up to 3 sub-kits and a drum single sound folder, material is organized as follows:
- Main Kit - Includes the main theme, with its sounds and phrases.
- Variation Kit A - Provides an alternative track and phrases which is used to add contrast to the main theme and gives you more flexibility for your entire track.
- Intro/Outro Kit - Here you can find the matching intro/outro track for the overall kit, along with its individual parts.
- Single Drum Sound - The single-shots are centralized in this folder, making it easy to create your own additional drum patterns.
The given structure and features like labeled key signature and tempo information provide a very easy way of arranging a whole song including all the parts you need to make the perfect urban track. Additionally the Elastik Player offers you a lot of DSP functions to adjust the phrases to further fit your productions / creations.
Music & PC, 2010-03-01:
The kits are all very well produced and extremly versatile, no question - technically everything is perfect.
- 4 GB of material
- 30 c-kits, 1600 loops and samples