Review: Deep & Bass House By Sample Magic

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Review: Deep And Bass House By SampleMagic

Sample Magic is one of the worlds leading sample vendors with a huge assortment of quality sample libraries for electronic music producers. While ago, they released "Deep & Bass House" which is a comprehensive collection of loops, fx and drum hits for Deep House and Garage producers. What's included in the pack? Drum loops folder contains 40 deep big-room style drum loops at the tempo of 124bpm. In addition to the full drum loop, each loop is stripped into stems (top loop, percussion, hihats, etc) so in total there's 198 drum loops. The stems are handy as you can easily…

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Really high quality collection of Deep House & Garage samples with nu school vibe!

Sample Magic is one of the worlds leading sample vendors with a huge assortment of quality sample libraries for electronic music producers.

While ago, they released “Deep & Bass House” which is a comprehensive collection of loops, fx and drum hits for Deep House and Garage producers.

What’s included in the pack?

Drum loops folder contains 40 deep big-room style drum loops at the tempo of 124bpm. In addition to the full drum loop, each loop is stripped into stems (top loop, percussion, hihats, etc) so in total there’s 198 drum loops. The stems are handy as you can easily mix different loops together which makes it possible to create tons of different drum sequence variations.

There’s also extra 40 top loops (separate from the drum loops folder) to mix with a kick for an instant house beat.

Bass loops folder consists of 61 deep and dark key-labeled basslines. Also, MIDI versions of the grooves are included so you can import them into your DAW and use your favorite synth plugins and samples to play them back.

The Music loops folder holds 51 song starters. There’s full, mixed version of the musical phrases and then there’s stripped stems (bass, pads, arp, lead, etc) so in total there’s 194 musical loops. These are awesome kickstart for building your own musical ideas upon to. MIDI versions included.

Synth & Key loops folder has 59 chords, riffs, pianos, synths etc all in a flavor of deep house & garage. MIDI’s included.

Vocal loops section holds 20 heavily processed vocal phrases (key labeled as well).

There’s also nice amount of one shot drums to build your own grooves from ground to top or to mix with the loops. There’s 86 kicks (key labeled), 74 claps & snares, 50 percussion sounds, 70 hihats and 5 drum kits for Ableton, EXS24, Kontakt, Maschine 2 and NN-XT.

The FX folder holds 24 sound effects such as wooshes, sweeps, takeoffs etc.

So this thing is PACKED with material!

But how does the content sound like?

Looking at the production quality first – it’s top-notch. Clearly, this sample pack has been produced with some good gear and know-how in Deep House and Garage genres. Each sound and loop sounds polished and up to modern EDM standards. They are ready-to-go as is to rock your track.

Personally, when I’m looking for a new sample pack, I usually check out the drums (loops and one shots) first to measure the quality and trust me – Deep & Bass House IS quality. Every one shot drum and top loop fits like a glove into this type of music. You’ll get a lot of that classic TR-909 sound, but with enough of ingenious production twists to still keep it fresh and interesting.

What about the musical material?

The Music Loops is one of my favorite sections of this sample pack. If you’re looking for a way to get to the vibe of Deep House/Garage style, this section is a goldmine. These are called ‘song starters’ and they will definitely get your creative juices flowing and give you a solid collection of ideas to build your own musical ideas upon to. And they are not cheesy at all!

I also liked the vibe of the Synth Loops very much. Those funky, filtered chords, plucks and stabs will immediately get you into the right state of house production mind.

And not forgetting the Bass Loops: these type of basses are very characteristic for Deep House and Garage. There’s lot of FM basses and filter wobbles and they offer a really good foundation for the rhythmic and low end sections of your house track.

As always with Sample Magic’s sample packs, diversity is also one of the strengths of Deep & Bass House. Even though it is aimed for a specific genre, the sample material holds a wide range of variation inside the genre. Very good!

Verdict:

Deep And Bass House is a must have for any nu school Deep House and Garage producer out there looking for that UK sound. Use these in your music and you’ll get that House vibe going on instantly!

Check the video below for some sound examples:

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Also, check this out:

In co-operation with Sample Magic, I’m holding a contest where the winner gets 5 Sample Magic sample packs of their choice!

The rules are simple:

  • Enter a comment to the comment section below (remember to use valid email address!)
  • The winner will be picked randomly amongst anyone who has commented
  • The contest will run for one week and the winner will be announced on Friday, 17th of July 2015 on my website. The winner gets a notification via email as well so once again, remember to use a working email adress.

Good luck!

EDIT: The contest is now over. Check the winner here.

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About Author

Petri Suhonen is an electronic music hobbyist. He has been producing music with computers over a decade on such styles as trance, downtempo, ambient & experimental electronic using FL Studio.

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Mohau
Mohau
1 year 2 months ago

Song starters sounds interesting, for getting some ideas.

strakiex
strakiex
1 year 2 months ago

daym son gr8 vids!

mason
mason
1 year 2 months ago

I like free stuff

Juanjo
Juanjo
1 year 2 months ago

Love this!

Rivadavia Coura
Rivadavia Coura
1 year 2 months ago

Love the sample magic packs. Still have to try this one. ????

caleb
caleb
1 year 2 months ago

very helpful review. thank you for taking the time and what a great blog!

Mark Bryan
Mark Bryan
1 year 2 months ago

Great Review! Sample Magic is my goto source for quality samples. I love how you auditioned many of the samples individually and it was interesting to watch them on the spectrum analyzer as well. Your review caused me to take another look at this particular collection which I had previously overlooked.

Keith
Keith
1 year 2 months ago

The cover art is pretty crazy. Thanks for the review!

4ndroidG
4ndroidG
1 year 2 months ago

Thanks for sharing! Sounds awesome!

christian
christian
1 year 2 months ago

this is savage ash ???? great sounds.

Will
Will
1 year 2 months ago

Sounds Great!!! Perfect sound I’m looking for

Steffen
Steffen
1 year 2 months ago

This is really cool 😀

DJ WallHouse
DJ WallHouse
1 year 2 months ago

I’m a beginning producer and i loved the review. But to really make a good track i need some good high quality samples. That’s the reason i participate to this contest. If i win i will certainly try to make a track using these samples and put a link in a video of “Howtomakeemusic”

Sergie
Sergie
1 year 2 months ago

Deep house pack!!!!!’

LukeE
LukeE
1 year 2 months ago

Probably not gonna win, but worth a shot for awesome samples!

Svein Åge
Svein Åge
1 year 2 months ago

These samplepacks sound soo cool!

Peter
Peter
1 year 2 months ago

Wow :O Another nice “Giveaway” 😀

potatocthulhu
potatocthulhu
1 year 2 months ago

Exactly what my novice music has been lacking! 😀

Cole
Cole
1 year 2 months ago

Nice review! I’ve always loved Sample Magic!

Virtual Blaze
Virtual Blaze
1 year 2 months ago

I would love some sample packs! 😀

totalweeb
totalweeb
1 year 2 months ago

perfect for the music I’ve been wanting to make 🙂

Voofex
1 year 2 months ago

ayy lmao free sampulz

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