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 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 Vintage DrumBox Expander for Geist
Geist Expander: Vintage DrumBox is a collection of synthesized analogue drum samples for FXpansion's Geist. Created by The Groove Criminals, Vintage DrumBox is the result of obsessively sampling a set of strange, esoteric and crusty old machines. The included sounds are warm, rounded and perfect as an antidote or accompaniment to more modern timbres. The pack also features a bonus selection of riffs and arps from some classic analogue synths.
Vintage DrumBox includes early preset accompaniment and organ-top boxes like the Hammond AutoVari and Watford Rhythm Generator, percussion tone generators by Amdek and Electro Harmonix and rare drum machines such as the Vermona DRM-1. Analogue BBD delay, tape echo and spring reverb is judiciously used for further textures and flavours.
Vintage DrumBox 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 Goldbaby Synthetic Expander for Geist
Goldbaby Synthetic is a Geist Expander lovingly crafted from an extensive collection of analogue and digital hardware. It features stunning drum, percussion and synth one-shots programmed from scratch on an array of classic synths - no drum machines were used during the creation of Goldbaby Synthetic!
The included drum and percussion kits are imbued with trademark Goldbaby punch and flavour: heavy slabs of analogue fatness, tuned and experimental percussion, futuristic digital hits and much more. Goldbaby Synthetic's synth one-shots provide killer basses, stabs, chords and textures with many in Akebono and Pentatonic alternative scales.
The raw material in Goldbaby Synthetic is coaxed from vintage and modern analogue synths, old FM instruments and vintage 12-bit sample-based keyboards. Sounds are squeezed through esoteric pedals and high-end multi-FX with everything recorded through premium AD conversion. Goldbaby Synthetic features presets for Geist but the included samples can also be used in any software or hardware that supports 24-bit WAV and REX2 format samples.
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.