Collection of Mid-Tempo Funk and Soul Samples
HOLLYWOOD, NOVEMBER 19, 2008 â€“ With the great dance sounds of the 70s and 80s coming to life once more, users are sure to feel the funk with Zero-G Satin Grooves. This collection, distributed in the U.S. exclusively by EASTWEST, contains the mid-tempo funk and soul grooves that are sure to give any production that vintage feel.
Zero-G Satin Groovesâ€™ 34 construction kits, ranging in tempo from 60bpm to 100bpm, evoke the soulful sounds of Marvin Gaye, Barry White, Anita Baker, Quincy Jones, the Isley Brothers and Michael McDonald and the electro-soul beats of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The collection also offers bass, guitar, drum and piano loops and wah-wah guitar chord samples. Containing over 650 samples of pristine 24-bit audio, this library is the perfect complement to Zero-Gâ€™s Classic Disco.
â€œWith the smooth sounds of Zero-Gâ€™s Satin Grooves, users can easily recreate the music of the 70s and 80s,â€? says EASTWEST President Doug Rogers. â€œFrom ballads to mid-tempo funk to disco, this 100 percent royalty free collection features everything you need to add that soulful sound to your HipHop, R&B or dance mix.â€?
Zero-G Satin Grooves has an MSRP of $159.95 and is available in the following formats: Acidized Wav files, AIFF Apple Loops, Stylus Compatible Rex2 Files, EXS24 Instruments, Kontakt2 Instruments and NN-XT Instruments. For more information, visit the EASTWEST Web site, www.soundsonline.com.
Zero-G is one of the world’s largest content providers specializing in music samples and sound effects for today’s professional and amateur music producers. Users of Zero-G products include many of the world’s foremost recording artists, producers, session players, remixers, multi-media developers and film composers. The companyâ€™s products are truly unique and are among the most critically-acclaimed in the industry, consistently achieving excellent reviews in leading magazines. Zero-G is dedicated to creating and presenting sounds in ways that will inspire fresh creativity.
Since 1988, EASTWEST (soundsonline.com) has been dedicated to perpetual innovation and uncompromising quality, setting the industry standard as the #1 producer and distributor of sample CDs and virtual (software) instruments. With over 30 yearsâ€™ experience in the audio industry, founder and producer Doug Rogers has the expertise in music production to understand the creative tools professional musicians need. The recipient of numerous gold and platinum records including Recording Engineer of the Year, and over 50 international awards, Rogers is featured in The Art of Digital Music: 56 Visionary Artists and Insiders Reveal Their Creative Secrets by David Battino and Kelli Richards.
Quantum Leap is a wholly owned division of EASTWEST. Quantum Leap Virtual Instruments are mostly produced by multiple award-winning producer and composer Nick Phoenix. Some of the larger productions, such as Symphonic Orchestra and Symphonic Choirs are co-produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix.
In January 2006, EASTWEST purchased the legendary Cello (formally United-Western) Studios on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, re-naming it EASTWEST Studios. The non-technical areas of the 21,000 sq. ft. facility are currently being redesigned by master designer Philipe Starck. EASTWEST Studios houses six recording studios and is the world headquarters for EASTWEST.