Five solid software titles for creating exceptional hip-hop music including instruments and a sampler.
The Playa Producer Pack is jam-packed with 28GB of inspiration for hip-hop producers, including Playa, their original virtual hip-hop instrument; Sampla, a Swiss Army knife-like virtual sampler which gives you MPC-style sample editing and slicing; Playa HipHop Strings, with over 150 Premium instruments from the Boston Pops & Ballet Orchestra Strings redesigned for modern pop production; Aggro-Electro Boom, with over 400 premium aggressive and big sounding synth-based instruments; and Reggaeton - Instrumento Virtual, which keeps you hip to the current with a sound set of over 300 instruments that fit into this increasingly popular mixed musical genre.
SONiVox's Playa is a Hip-Hop virtual instrument plug-in for MAC and PC packed with fat sounds, pro features, and an interface that is ridiculously easy to use. Whether you're using a MIDI keyboard, MPC pad controller, or just your computer by itself, Playa gives you serious control over your music. It's a slice of music and beat-making paradise!
Playa serves up over 400 instruments and 50 pad layouts, all in an interface that's guaranteed to have you laying down cutting edge beats and music in no time. Playa interfaces seamlessly with your DAW and MIDI controllers so you can just it hook up and start laying down grooves the way you're used to. Like a glove, Playa fits your style.
SONiVOX Sampla HipHop Production Sampler is for those who are eager to make their hip-hop mark. Whether you're ripping from vinyl, importing loops, building your own badass drums, or simply jamming on one of over 200 included instruments, Sampla software has got you covered. Like a sharp-and-shiny Swiss Army knife glistening seductively in your production toolbox, SONiVOX Sampla sampling software can carve up anything you can dream of. So dream big.
Whether you're a novice or a certified tweak head, Sampla's intuitive interface and feature set puts you in control without having to leave your creative headspace. Sampla offers full-featured waveform editing, auto and manual slicing of samples, auto and manual key-mapping, per-sample synth editing, and loads more. The sampler software even gives you a turbo-charged pattern generator, like an arpeggiator that lets you choose your own notes. Best of all, Sampla's powerful features are easy to find and right under your fingertips.
Go Sample the World:
Rip vinyl, record your own heartbeat, import a loop, or sample the sounds of oncoming traffic; Sampla makes sampling easy. Throw some samples on a pad, flip on the assignable pattern arpeggiator, and let it rip. Need more flavor? Sampla's got a perfect graphic EQ, tempo-sync delay, chorus, and a full-featured synth editor including LFO's, envelopes, 10 different per-voice filters, and more.
These days, no audio equipment lives by itself. Working with any MPC, pad controller, or MIDI keyboard is critical for your working style. This sampler software interfaces perfectly with any gear in your studio. Learn Mode lets you use any keyboard or MPC to play Sampla's sounds. Map Mode lets you create custom keyboard and pad layouts. Even recording is easy. You can record from your existing audio interface or import ACID, WAV, Broadcast WAV, AIFF, and even MP3 samples (including over 1000 factory samples) direct from disc.
Factory Sound Bank:
SONiVOX Sampla lets you record and build your own instruments and banks from scratch with your own samples, but it also comes with over 250 high-end virtual instrument presets and pad layouts, including acoustic and electronic drumkits, basses, keyboards, leads, guitars, strings, pads, vocals, and more. It also has some righteous symphonic construction kits, censorship bleeps and blips, and a pile of loops from the SONiVOX LoopLine series. It's a serious collection of instruments and sounds.
Playa Hip-Hop Strings
Playa HipHop Strings HipHop Virtual Instrument—from the award-winning SONiVOX Symphonic String Collection—has over 8GB of sounds featuring over 200 different instruments and pad layouts with a truckload of string loops thrown in for good measure.
HipHop Strings brings the most intuitive virtual instrument interface on the planet to create a major piece of music-making muscle. Playa HipHop Strings will help you put some serious Symphonic power into your tracks.
Playa HipHop Strings puts the power of some of the the world's best string players at your fingertips. Inside this unassuming little box sits an amazing collection of playable instruments and loops, borne from SONiVOX's award-winning flagship String library and fine-tuned for your hip-hop production needs. With 20 variations of legato, 20 variations of staccato, 15 different variations of pizzicato, and too many major and minor loops to count, this remarkable instrument covers all the bases. Any time your production needs strings, Playa HipHop Strings is here to do the job with style.
The Playa HipHop Interface:
Learn. Map. Create. It's that easy. 16 programmable pads and 127 keys provide all you need to keep the creative process going and you don't need a doctorate to use it. Need more phat? No problem. Playa Hip Hop Strings incorporates an intuitive sound layering functionality allowing you to easily stack sounds until its just right. Need more groove? Dial up Hip Hop String's tempo synced variable resolution note re-triggering mode, and take master control of those fast tempo or stuttering articulations. FX? Hip Hop Strings has you covered—a sweet chorus, stereo delay, digital reverb, and a just-right 4-band EQ. For those of you with tweaky fingers, they've even included fully programmable filter and amplitude envelopes. Bottom line, whether your composing on MPC pads or jamming out on the keys, the Playa HipHop Strings engine was built to have you laying down top-selling music tracks in no time.
The Sonivox library includes amazing players from the world-famous Boston Pops & Boston Ballet Orchestras, Playa HipHop Strings blends exceptional source material with SONiVOX's renowned sound design talents to create an affordable, yet quality virtual instrument. SONiVOX spared no expense to give you the best strings package for hip-hop production they could assemble.
Playa Aggro Electro Boom Edition
SONiVOX follows up its groundbreaking hip-hop virtual instrument Playa with the Playa: Aggro Electro Boom, a Playa-style virtual instrument that serves you up some seriously aggressive, electronic, and boomin' hip-hop instruments. Sonivox Playa sample collection and virtual instrument deliver sounds that give you the power to easily create and compose earth-quaking, body-shaking tracks. Whether you're using a MIDI keyboard, MPC pad controller, or just your computer desktop, Playa: Aggro Electro Boom will have you busting some serious contemporary beats.
Sonivox Playa: Aggro Electro Boom comes with over 4GBs and 450 cutting-edge instruments and pad layouts, all meticulously produced by SONiVOX's award-winning sound design team. Born from vintage analog synthesizers and hi-end signal processors, these sounds sit perfect in today's high-end music tracks. Treat your music to the most aggressive leads, fat analog basses, electro drums, and psychedelic pads. It's what's hot, and most importantly, it'll take your tracks to the next level.
The Playa Interface:
Learn. Map. Create. It's that easy. 16 programmable pads and 127 keys provide all you need to keep the creative process going and you don't need a doctorate to use it. Need more bump? No problem. Playa: Aggro Electro Boom incorporates an intuitive sound-layering functionality allowing you to easily stack sounds until its just right. Need more groove? Dial up the retriggering mode, and take master control of those fast tempo or stuttering articulations. FX? Aggro Electro's got you covered—a sweet chorus, delay, and a just-right 4-band EQ. For those of you with tweaky fingers we've even included fully programmable filter and amplitude envelopes. Bottom line, whether you are composing on MPC pads or jamming out on the keys, Aggro Electro's sample engine will have you laying down top-selling music tracks in no time.
Reggaeton - Instrumento Virtual
If you love the sound of Daddy Yankee, Pitbull, or El Chombo and want to make music with the same vibe, then Reggaeton - Instrumento Virtual was created for you. Like the colors on a flag, Reggaeton music is a blend of nations, culture, and pride. Reggaeton Instrumento Virtual combines all these elements to create one essential music-making tool that outputs pure flavor into your river of inspiration. With 7 gigabytes of sounds, over 300 instruments, and a multilingual user interface that's devastatingly effective and easy to use, Reggaeton Instrumento Virtual is your new go-to tool for this style of music which has people sweating hard on the dancefloor since the 1990s.
Reggaeton Instrumento Virtual features over 300 instruments and pad layouts designed to put a vast amount of sonic options under your fingertips. Pulsing synth basses and leads, pumping kicks and snares, and a wealth of percussion and melodic instruments give you plenty of fire to get the job done in style.
The Reggaeton Instrumento Virtual Interface lets you learn, map, and create. It's that easy. 16 programmable pads and 127 keys give you the simplicity and power to keep your creative juices flowing. Reggaeton combines intuitive functionality with a potent feature set that will make your tracks stand out, your competition stand down, and anyone who listens unable to just stand around without moving and shaking to the beat.