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Add the excitement and flavor of the Mediterranean to their productions
Archipelago - Add the excitement and flavor of the Mediterranean to their productions
Related Styles:
Hip Hop , Electronica/EDM , House , and Reggaeton
Loop Type:
Instrument Loops
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Archipelago is an adventurous collection for any producer looking to add the excitement and flavor of the Mediterranean to their sound. Capturing the essence of balmy island days and placing it at your fingertips, with a stunning collection of hand-played instruments including a Lute, Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Foley recordings, Melodica, and a variety of Mediterranean percussive instruments. Including sounds from a soulful Lute, found exclusively in Basement Freaks homeland, Crete Greece.
With a total 1GB of 212 Loops & 94 One-Shots, these sounds are perfect for adding rhythm into a composition and even some heavier, organic bass (check out the second half of the demo track for some inspiration!) Each melodic and percussive loop has been composed to suit a variety of modern genres and recorded with advanced & analog gear, whilst still maintaining the cultural essence that makes them so distinct and easy to dance to.

The acoustic instruments found in this pack were recorded with an AKG 314 & OCTAVA MK 012. The Fender Jazzmaster recorded through an AC15 Vox amp and tracked with a E 906 Sennheizer & a SM 57. With the Percussion recorded with an R102 Active Ribbon, and some AKG 314’s on a X/Y configuration. The final output went through a combination of SPL 9844 pre - amps, 4 AXR hybrid microphone preamps with Rupert Neve Designs SILK emulation and finally Warm Audio WA-76 limiters for Compression & Klark Teknik EQPs - KT for equalizing while tracking.

The samples range from 70 to 166 BPM and you’ll be sure to find a vast source of inspiration that are suitable for all levels of skill. Whether you want to match the loops to easily arrange an already professional sounding piece of music, use them as song starters, or process them as you please to play a part in a complex modern production. Each sample Key and Tempo labeled, you can easily drop them straight into a project ready to arrange as you please, showing just how versatile these samples can be.

Soak up the stunning sounds of the Mediterranean with these percussive instruments that are so authentic you can almost smell the wood! Archipelago by Basement Freaks out now on Black Octopus Sound.
Product Details:

• 10 Bass Guitar Loops
• 10 Drum Loops
• 12 Electric Guitar Loops
• 8 Full Mix Loops
• 15 FX One Shots
• 17 Instrument One Shots
• 46 Lute & Acoustic Guitar Loops
• 21 Music Loops
• 90 Percussion Loops
• 62 Drum & Percussion One Shots

Total Number of Sounds: 291

Download Sizes

Version Compressed Download Size
WAV Download includes
  Full Pack:  1.05 GB

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License Agreement

The Following End User License Agreement is included with Archipelago. This License is only valid for the individual who has purchased an unopened, new and lawfully made copy of Archipelago from a dealer or distributor authorized by Big Fish Audio.

"License agreement Licensing Agreement: IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE USING. The contents of this download are licensed, not sold to you by Black Octopus Sound. Ownership remains with Black Octopus Sound. Copying, duplication, lending or re-selling of this product or its contents in whole or part are strictly prohibited. This non-exclusive license is granted for a single-user only on a global basis for the full copyright protection period. The license is non-transferable. You cannot electronically transfer the sound samples or place them in a time-sharing or service bureau operation or a computer/sampler network. Neither the producer, nor Black Octopus Sound can be held responsible for any direct or indirect consequential loss arising from the use of this product in whatever form. All rights of the producer and the owner of the work are reserved. Unauthorised duplication of this download is a violation of applicable laws. You may use these sounds in your own productions royalty free. (C) 2011 Black Octopus Sound"

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