Native Instruments Maschine Black Arc Expansion OSX
Native Instruments Maschine Black Arc Expansion OSX
First MASCHINE Expansion designed for reggae productions
Wide sonic palette for all reggae- and dub-inspired styles
Fresh MASSIVE presets and modern samples add a contemporary electronic edge

BLACK ARC tracks the iconic sound of reggae through history to deliver the first MASCHINE Expansion dedicated to this rich musical legacy.

BLACK ARC starts with a host of sampled acoustic instruments, guitar licks, and syncopated phrases tailored to classic reggae, dub, and reggaeton. Premium synth samples and fresh MASSIVE presets bring BLACK ARC into the 21st century for dub techno, dubstep, and contemporary reggae. And a new set of effects kits for dub sirens, delays, and vocal call-outs complete the sonic map for all reggae-inspired productions.

Created in association with Loopmasters.

Reggae was born in late 1960s Jamaica, growing out of the rocksteady tradition and featuring laid-back rhythms, syncopated, off-beat accents and big, bottom-heavy basslines that carried the music forward. Soon, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry started applying effects to reggae classics and created a new style – dub reggae.

As dub spread to Europe, it evolved into dub techno and dubstep. Today, the seed of dub reggae is found in much of today’s electronic music, including the hyperactive bass wobbles and groovy, mid-tempo rhythms of U.S. dubstep styles.

At A Glance: BLACK ARC

Drum kits 53
Projects 9
MASSIVE presets 42
Patterns 258
Library size 172 MB
System requirements MASCHINE STUDIO / MASCHINE / MASCHINE MIKRO 2.4 or higher, MASSIVE (latest update), MONARK (latest update) and REAKTOR 6 or the REAKTOR 6 PLAYER

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Sly Dunbar needs no introduction, he is one of the world's greatest drummers. For years he has set new standards for dance music using his unique blend of Reggae, Funk and Hip Hop with his longtime associate Robbie Shakespeare. Dubbed the Riddim Twins, Sly and Robbie pioneered the fusion of Hip Hop and Reggae that is today taking the charts by storm - Dancehall Reggae has left a trail of music rich in rhythm and bass. Sly plays the numerous styles of Reggae and Ska, then opens the vault to his Dancehall grooves, which can only be described as a sonic hurricane.

150 impossible-to-get dancehall loops
This CD is a chronology of the past, present and future of Reggae music. Included are 150 otherwise impossible-to-get Dancehall loops by Sly for hits including Shabba Ranks, Maxi Priest, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Apache Indian, Snow, Cutty Ranks, Black Uhuru, Yellowman, Gregory Isaacs.

In this CD Ernest Cholakis extracts the feel of one of the world's great Reggae drummers from the original acoustic sessions recorded in Jamaica at the Mixing Lab. The results are high quality midi files that accurately capture the groove of the drummer and accompanying DNA Groove Template files for transferring Sly's feel to other midi instruments. These files are included in both Mac and PC format.

Remastered Version
This 2 CD Rom Set contains 843 Drum Loops, 274 Samples, 525 Midi Files and over 1000 DNA Groove Templates (Cakewalk, Performer, Logic & Cubase read these DNA Groove Templates).

A new 40 page external user manual is also included that includes information on Sly Dunbar's discography, detailed information about the accompanying DNA Groove Templates as well as a comprehensive listing of drum loop parameters.

Major Enhancement
This Reggae Classic (the best selling reggae sampling CD ever) has been enhanced in six major ways so that contemporary computer based musicians can efficiently access the full potential of these remarkable performances.

The tempo of all the loops in each tracks have been standardized (except DanceHall loops) to the exact same length. The tempos are now all integer value like 96 BPM no more 95.35. These loops set a new standard in precision for acoustic drum loops by having tempo accurate to less than 50 millionth of a second of the listed value.

All the loops are now available in Mac and PC format with the loop points in each sound file for fast import into any currents sequencers and loop based programs such as Acid or Sonar. The audio CD includes all the drum samples and intros in Mac SDII format and in PC Wav format for fast access into any digital audio workstation.

All the loops have been given a custom EQ (a different EQ for each of the 800 plus loops) so that you can now hear with added clarity Sly's HiHat work and powerful Kick. The bottom end has been shaped so that it will sound solid on any size speaker.

The drum samples has also been upgraded by removing excess ambience. This give the user much more versatility by letting him/her placing these reggae/dancehall/Bhangra(Indian Percussion) samples in any mix without any additional "ambience" baggage.
Drums on Demand Reggaetown Volume One 24bit WAV Drums on Demand Reggaetown Volume One 24bit WAV
Reggaetown 1 features down and mid-tempo reggae drum loops for traditional reggae and reggae-influenced pop songs. These 44.1 K stereo drum loops are organized in 13 Song Set BPM folders with tempos ranging from 64 to 110 BPM. Just drag and drop the drum loops into your recording software or DAW to quickly build a reggae drum track using our patented organization system that makes creating drum tracks a breeze.

In addition to always-popular traditional reggae, classic rock bands like The Police, Eric Clapton and The Rolling Stones and many others have had hits featuring reggae beats. And today there are pop artists like Jason Maraz ("I'm Yours") and Magic! ("Rude") hitting the Billboard charts among other songs with a Jamaican or roots flavor. ReggaeTown 1 is available as a drum loops download or shipped on disc, and in several different editions to meet your budget and production needs. Click on the pricing tab below. Save 20% with the ReggaeTown 1 and 2 bundle, which for a limited time includes a free gift.

If you are looking for Garageband reggae drum loops then choose the Apple Loops format. If your need is Pro Tools reggae drum loops, then choose WAV format (and use the Elastic Audio tools to change the tempo).
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Dub & Reggae brings you a timeless collection of 15 kits, lovingly crafted to suit your projects and ignite your inspiration. Available in Maschine, Ableton Live and now for the first time Logic Pro; Dub & Reggae gives you the power to stand tall above the competition.

Here at Niche Audio we aim to provide you with only the best quality sounds, hand picked for their authenticity. We make sure that our sounds reach the highest standard possible while remaining useful in the hands of our users. This means that you can always expect a Niche product to to deliver, both in quality and authenticity.

Crank up your sound system and feel the vibes of "Dub & Reggae” as you groove to the classic drums, low booming basslines and iconic guitar skanking; all while getting lost in smooth dubby textures of deep delays and near endless reverbs

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238 Samples
Native Instruments Cavern Floor Maschine Expansion OSX Native Instruments Cavern Floor Maschine Expansion OSX
Wide palette of sounds for all techno styles
Expert sound design lets you chart new sonic territory
Exclusive FX kits and MASSIVE, MONARK, and Drum Synth presets

CAVERN FLOOR leads you into the depths of towering, modern techno with giant kicks, piercing hats, and sharp synths and melodies.

Carve your beats from epic samples of modern-classic drum machines. Create jagged leads and pads with samples of some of the world’s grittiest synths. Add twisting atmospheres with custom kits and effects – all shaped using the latest sound design techniques. Add new MASSIVE, MONARK, and MASCHINE Drum Synth presets, and you’re ready for a payload of custom sound. Mine your darkest techno desires with CAVERN FLOOR.

CAVERN FLOOR was created to be a sound design lover’s playground. A selection of today’s finest drum machines were sampled, then layered with hard-hitting acoustic drum and percussion layers. Legendary synthesizers were sampled for the melodic content. All these sounds were re-amped through rotary speakers, guitar cabinets, and more using top-quality microphones, then processed with select outboard gear and up-to-the-minute sound design techniques.

CAVERN FLOOR was produced by Julian Laping and Henning Grambow at Sugarcandymountain Studio

Drum kits 45
Projects 9
MASSIVE presets 35
Drum Synth presets 47
MONARK presets 10
Patterns 178
Library size 340 MB
Samplephonics Roots Revival MULTiFORMAT Samplephonics Roots Revival MULTiFORMAT
'Roots Revival' is packed full of authentic live Roots Reggae for your productions. This simply stunning collection of Reggae Construction Kits and loops is loaded with authentic, beautifully played and expertly recorded live instrument grooves just begging to be resampled, stripped back and twisted into your next Dub infused production.

This truly original Reggae and Dub sample pack is overflowing with skanking off beat guitar grooves, one drop reggae drum loops and samples, sub shaking Dub basslines, rattling snare drum fills, playful melodica melodies, crisp brass arrangements and classic Reggae organ sounds, all treated with a healthy dose of spring reverb and space echo Dub delay to add that authentic rub-a-dub stylee.

Played by an absolute killer reggae group and recorded in a high end studio packed with vintage gear, the sample library comes complete with 10 additional full construction kits to accompany the stunning dub loops and an extensive collection of one shots and sampler instruments. 

Whether you are looking to make some Lee Perry style Dubs or to add some classic Reggae fire to your next Dubstep or DnB track, there is a wealth of inspiration awaiting you.

All loops and samples in the pack are 100% Royalty-Free and are ready to download as 24-Bit WAV and ACID WAV files, with playable sampler instruments for Halion, Maschine, Kontakt, EXS24, Sonar SFZ, MachFive, Ableton Sampler and Reason NNXT.

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• 555 Loops
• 373 One-Shots
• 10 Construction Kits
• Sampler Instruments for Halion, Maschine, Kontakt, EXS24, Sonar SFZ, MachFive, Ableton Sampler and Reason NNXT
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VELVET LOUNGE gives you V.I.P. access to the sultry melodies, liquid atmospheres, and forward-thinking rhythms of future soul.

Create your own future classics. Melodic kits packed with sampled Rhodes, vocals, organs, pads, guitar chords, and licks provide the foundation. MASSIVE patches fill out the low end, while REAKTOR PRISM adds touches of bells. SFX kits feature processed field recordings, sampled guitar harmonics, and more. And trap-style programming, exclusive MASCHINE Drum Synth presets, and 808 beats add the sophisticated, contemporary edge.

Future soul is the bridge between the deep musicality of classic soul and the cutting-edge production of contemporary urban styles. VELVET LOUNGE draws on elements of the past but with a laser-sharp focus on experimentation. The result is futuristic music that is sophisticated, elegant, and progressive.

Drum kits 50
Projects 6
Instruments 4
MASSIVE presets 43
Drum Synth presets 24
REAKTOR PRISM presets 17
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