FXpansion City Of Drums And Beats Expander for Geist
City of Drums and Beats is an expander for Geist and GURU featuring an exclusive suite of sounds from Mike Acosta, a.k.a. DJ Michael Trance. Its hard-edged sounds and loops are perfect for high-intensity hip-hop, grime, house, dubstep and other urban beats.
The included slab-like bass drums, cutting hats and crunchy snares are mashed and twisted through a through a variety of processors for more thick grime and lo-fi flavour. Other highlights include a chromatic 808 bass kit and a selection of ready-made patterns full of groove and feel.
City of Drums and Beats comes with Geist and GURU-format kits and pattern banks, as well as the original samples in industry-standard .WAV and .REX2 files. Mike Acosta's prolific career as a DJ and producer includes a host of releases for labels such as SHR Recordings, Aqua Boogie, Miswax and Priority Records, remixes for numerous best-selling artists and a string of residencies at top west-coast clubs.
FXpansion Analogue Mayhem Expander for Geist
Analogue Mayhem is a Geist Expander featuring organic electronic sounds generated almost exclusively with a large analogue modular synthesizer. Its unique character is ready to deploy in Geist's fast and intuitive sample-sequencing environment.
Analogue Mayhem includes insane sequences, SFX bursts, deep basses, chord stabs and multi-sampled synthetic drums which use Geist's round-robin, velocity layering and FX treatments for expressive depth and sonic variation.
Anything but vanilla, Analogue Mayhem defies genre categorization and its energy and attitude is relevant in any music requiring powerful and forward-looking sounds. Producers of dubstep, techno, electro, hip-hop, ambient, drum & bass and other creative modern styles will find Analogue Mayhem a trip to use. Although its presets are for Geist, Analogue Mayhem's sounds can be loaded into any device compatible with its 24-bit 44.1khz .WAV and .RX2 files.
FXpansion Dark Matter Expander for Geist
Dark Matter is a Geist Expander with drum sounds designed for gritty urban and electronic music. Carefully selected drum recordings by S. Husky Hoskulds (creator of the 8 Bit Kit BFD expansion) are transformed using Geist's sculpting and processing to provide dirty, fractured and atmospheric sounds ready to drop into your tracks.
Included is a wide range of acoustic drums, cymbals and hihats arranged onto 8-layer Geist pad presets, alongside compiled kit and preset files which are ready to jam with. The additional processing carves new shapes from the unique kits and natural room reverb at LA's Sound Factory studios. Finally, a bonus set of synthetic ambient loops and textures is also provided, intended to inspire drone and soundscape creation. Dark Matter is perfectly suited to IDM, dubstep, hip-hop, industrial, ambient and other types of experimental music.
Dark Matter features loops, kits and presets for FXpansion's Geist software. Samples are supplied in 24-bit 44.1kHz WAV and RX2 formats and can be loaded into any software or hardware that supports them.
FXpansion SkiRize Dubstep Expander for Geist
Ski Rize Dubstep is a Geist Expander for gritty reggae and dubstep music. Created by Subject from Ski Rize Studios, the included sounds are designed specifically for making hard-hitting, heavy urban beats. The result is a vibrant palette of relevant material which saves you from trying to find a handful of useful sounds in more generic sample sets.
Ski Rize Dubstep contains fierce basses, razor-sharp drums and a collection of dubby special FX, vocal one-shots and more. The sounds feature intricate programming, acutely tuned grooves and authentic flavour. Included Geist-format presets and engines include pattern and scene setups perfect for on-the-fly composition using Geist's pattern and scene switching.
In total, Ski Rize Dubstep comes with 400 single-hit samples and 140 loops including drum/hihat breaks and a selection of rare loops from the archives of top UK reggae studio, Reality Shock. The WAV and RX2 format samples can be used in any sample playback software or hardware which accepts these formats.
FXpansion Classic Hip Hop Expander for Geist
Classic Hip Hop is a Geist Expander featuring authentic old-skool 80s and 90s hip hop sounds. Created by Mr Hoodie from The Groove Criminals, the samples include a comprehensive selection of drum hits, hats, percussion, stabs and noise alongside breakbeats and melodic instrument loops.
The story behind Classic Hip Hop is a boombap romcom: a rose-tinted first love affair... with shell toes and beats. Its sounds reflect a purist ethos developed by years of painstaking dedication to the culture. An extensive collection of live musicians, classic synths and drum machines were recorded to tape, processed through ancient 12-bit samplers or pressed onto dubplates and sampled back.
Classic Hip Hop is suitable for any styles of music that require authentic hip hop vibes. It features presets for FXpansion's Geist sampling drum machine and its individual samples and loops can also be loaded into any other device capable of loading 44.1kHz, 24-bit WAV and RX2 files.
FXpansion Cinematic Drums Expander for Geist
Geist Expander: Cinematic Drums is a Geist Expander featuring the huge and powerful sound of drumkit ensembles. Created by experienced soundtrack composer Jacques Mathias, Cinematic Drums captures the explosive impact of multiple drummers playing powerful hits in unison - both dry and with the rich ambience that is essential for the ensemble effect.
In addition to a set of 10-drumkit ensembles designed as building blocks for creating custom layered sounds, Cinematic Drums includes pre-mixed large ensembles of 30, 50, 60 and 90 stacked hits for certain instruments. The pack also contains a wide range of Geist pattern banks and low ensemble and reversed sounds for tension and suspense effects. Cinematic Drums is perfect for film, TV and game soundtrack work or for adding an authentically dramatic edge to all kinds of music.
BEAT Magazine EDM Inferno
The collection is called EDM Inferno and contains a compilation of previous packs they have released on the web and on their magazine’s cover DVD. There are offered 15 main collections, obtaining a total 267 kits:
Geist Beat Box Rocker
Geist Drums Galore
Geist EDM Asylum
Geist Enigmatic Percussion
Geist Hybrid Drums
Geist Its Drums
Geist Minimal Drums
Geist Percussion Elements
Geist Bitpop Assembly
Geist Percussion Deluxe
Geist Synthetic Drums
Geist Synthetic Glitches
Geist Turntable Drummer
Maybe the best part is that Geist, a well-known sampling drum machine for beats and grooves is included. Well, is rebranded as GeistLite Beat and has some limited features, but it is quite useful and fully functional.