ModernBeats has introduced Vintage Machinez 2, a sequel to its Vintage Machinez Sample Library, offering users a 21st century version of old drum machine classics, divided into 3 major categories for quick loading and ease of use. Categories include newly remastered Mono versions, plus unique Stereo and “Xtreme” versions specifically geared for Hip Hop’s Bounce, Dirty South, and Crunk styles.
‘Vintage Machinez 2′ contains 39 different kits carrying a total of 1,056 samples. Each kit is arranged into presets for easy loading into all major software samplers. Native formats include HALion, EXS24, Kontakt, Battery, Reason’s NN-XT, SF2, and Wav.
Drum machines featured in “Vintage Machinez 2” include Boss Dr.Rhythm 55, Boss Dr.Rhythm 110, Casio PT-30, Casio PT-68, EMU SP-12, Fairlight II, Hammond Auto-Vari 64, Hammond Drumbox, Korg KPR-77, Korg Rhythm-55, Pearl SC-40, Univox Micro-Rhythmer 12, and Visco Space Drums. A list of samples include kicks, sub kicks, snares, claps, rims, closed hats, open hats, ride cymbals, crash cymbals, wide variety of toms, congos, bongos, guidos, shakers, cabasa, tambourines, bells, timbales, tablas, cowbells, claves, woodblocks, wood sticks, tympani, digital blips, laser zaps, explosion, and many other exotic percussion sounds.
ModernBeats’ Vintage Machinez software sampler presets give users a new level of power over each classic machine where users gain control over velocity, duration, pitch, and all other user-defined parameters. Such programmed features go far beyond the capabilities of the original machines. Additionally, each kit contains identical layouts for all Mono, Stereo, and Xtreme versions. These layouts give users the ability to swap any sample version for another within a sequence.
‘Vintage Machinez 2’ is available as a download, or can be ordered on CD-ROM. Prices start at just $29.95
More information is available at the Modern Beats site.