ModernBeats releases Vinyl Scratchez 1 – Kiks & Cymbalz

ModernBeats has released Vinyl Scratchez 1 – Kiks & Cymbalz, a downloadable library of hip-hop beats.

With the rise of software samplers in hiphop production, the realism
of vinyl is quickly melting away. wants to rescue
hip-hop with a new addition to its downloadable library with its latest
collection: Vinyl Scratchez 1 – Kikz & Cymbalz.

Packed with over 900 genuine vinyl scratch sounds, this multi-format
set set features live-recorded hiphop style scratches, chopped and
arranged into user-friendly presets. Each preset has an average of 48
samples and gives the user complete control over creating totally
original scratch sequences.

Each preset’s layout consists of single scratches starting at C1 on
the MIDI range, then gradually becoming more complex with longer
patterns towards the end. The single scratches have been grouped in
pairs so matching forward-reverse scratches can be triggered easily. By
changing root pitches of the samples in your software sampler, you can
adapt the scratches to style of your beat.

The soundset is sold as a multi-format product for all major
software samplers. Native formats inlcude HALion, EXS24, Kontakt,
Battery, Reason’s NN-XT, SF2, and .Wav.

All scratch samples were recorded from professional turntable
artists using top of the line DJ equipment. The software sampler
presets were programmed by ModernBeats sound designers.

Vinyl Scratchez 1 – Kikz & Cymbalz is available as a download for $29.95, or can be ordered on CD-ROM.

For more information and audio demos, visit their web site at

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