Big Fish Audio delivers interesting new sample libraries in different styles.
Maschinestrument is a new Maschine expansion pack featuring 256 multisample instruments of analog hardware synths, acoustic vintage electric pianos, hybrid digital synthesis and the leading modeling synthesis techniques. With intense Maschine optimisation, each patch takes advantage of Maschine’s specific effects and routing, tempo synced modulations, mod wheel control over filter sweeping, beat delays, grain effects, and more. All instruments are ready to go. Each patch contains 30-45 samples. Advanced tagging has been applied to find just the sound you need when you need it with tags covering bass, fx sounds, keys, leads, mallet, organ, pad, synth, winds and 22 subtype tags. Maschinestrument is compatible with Maschine and Maschine 2.0. It is available for $59.95 US.
Hook City Platinum XXL Edition is the ultimate Hook City series product. It is packed with a huge number of samples in 31 Kontakt Instruments, and 100 Kit Groups covering RnB, Drake/Lil Wayne style collaborations, Soulful joints, and Pop. The massive construction loop sets with multiple parts and multiple vocal options, has been edited and installed into a Kontakt based player that resembles Maschine or the MPC. Hook City XXL Platinum is build around a custom Kontakt script which is packed with features that will make the loops, samples, riffs, one shots, and hooks in this product even more useful. It is available for $99.95 US.
D.A.F.T – Digital Analog Funk Theory is a collection of 18 special construction kits featuring the new retro pop funk styles of Pharell, Daft Punk, Robin Thicke, Breakbot, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and more. It contains live bass, keys, synths and grooving guitar over programmed drum grooves to capture the true feel of the masters of this new smash hit style of music. The tempos range from 104-130 BPM and the product is provided in Acid/WAV, Apple, REX or KLI formats giving you the flexibility to adjust tempos and keys as you see fit. D.A.F.T is available for $69.95 US.