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Groove Shadow Elastik

The next generation in groove revolution technology
Groove Shadow Elastik - The next generation in groove revolution technology
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Ueberschall Elastik Series Introduces the next generation in groove revolution Technology. These loops are developed to help add uniqueness and body to standard grooves and motifs. The elements are derived from incidental sounds which occur in nature, electrical components, musical instruments and phrases, audio manipulation, machines, and a variety of other sources. Each groove is stylized, compiled, and sequenced for ease of insertion within a musical context.

The Groove Shadow Elastik library comes with:

- over 3.5GB of brand new content!
- over 400 Groove Shadows, split into four frequency parts, yielding 1600 totally new FX loops
- over 4,000 single sound effects
- the acclaimed user-friendly Elastik audio engine

The Groove Shadow Elastik library is a perfect tool for:

- Club DJ's
- Jingle composers
- Broadcast DJ's
- Animators
- Game audio specialists
- Film music producers

The sound library comes with the brand new Elastik loop player that includes features like:

- high speed timestretching and pitchshifting at the highest quality
- innovative "LoopEye" for fast loop variations
- all parameters midi controllable
- multiple content management
- each product separately installable
- mapping tools (automatic slice and chromatic mapping)
- save audio of original and modified loops
- creation of user presets
- filter with "kill function" (-72db)
- adaptable to tempos from 10 to 480 bpm
- audio engine for quick adaptation
- and many more

Warp your waves with Groove Shadow Elastik!
3.5GB of brand new content

400 Groove Shadows, split in four frequency parts totalling 1,600 new FX loops,

Over 4,000 single sound FX

User-friendly Elastik audio engine

Download Sizes

Version Compressed Download Size
Plug-in Download includes
  GShadow Pack 1:  1.26 GB
  GShadow Pack 2:  1.28 GB
  Installation Instructions:  

*When ordering the download product from Big Fish Audio you will be given one or more links for each of your product purchases. The links will be active for 24 hours. During this time you should download the file and expand it. You can return to your Big Fish Audio account at any time and download your products. You will find your products in the "My Products" area of your account page.

License Agreement

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


NOTE TO THE USER: This Agreement defines the rights of use as applying between Ueberschall Sample Service GmbH (referred to as "UEBERSCHALL" hereunder) and the end user. This copy of the software is licensed to you as an end user. Please read the Agreement carefully.


This License Agreement relates to the UEBERSCHALL Sample Player ELASTIK, the documentation thereof and explanatory materials (referred to as the "Software" hereunder). Furthermore, "Software" hereunder defines all updates and modified versions of the software used in the future. Any use of the Software is subject to this License Agreement. The Software remains intellectual property of UEBERSCHALL (licensor) and shall be licensed, not sold.

UEBERSCHALL grants you a non-exclusive license in the Software, with the following scope:

You may do the following (the following list is conclusive):

(1) use the Software for purposes of use of the Soundlibrary(ies) licensed by you from UEBERSCHALL (e.g. looking for a suitable sound within the UEBERSCHALL Soundlibrary).

(2) transmit the Software, without remuneration, to third parties for purposes of use of Soundlibraries licensed from UEBERSCHALL.

You may NOT do the following (including without limitation):

(1) commercially offer the Software to third parties, or sell or sublicense it to same.

(2) modify, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile the Software. This license does not give you any claim to future updates or amendments of the Software.


This License Agreement relates to Sound Libraries (hereunder also referred to as "Soundbank" in connection with the installation) for which you acquire a license from us (referred to as "UEBERSCHALL Soundlibrary" or as "Soundlibrary" hereunder. The sounds (or loops) contained therein are referred to as Sound(s)" hereafter. The Soundlibrary must be activated by a license key, before it can be used. You will receive the license key from us after payment of your license acquired from us.

a) General Terms and Conditions of the License

The Sounds contained in the UEBERSCHALL Soundlibrary shall remain the exclusive intellectual property of UEBERSCHALL. They shall be licensed, not sold. UEBERSCHALL grants you a non-exclusive license in the individual Sounds of contained in the UEBERSCHALL Soundlibrary. The scope of the license is defined in section 2 b) below. The license shall apply on a worldwide basis and for the duration of the copyright.

It is a prerequisite for the grant of the license that the respective Soundlibrary was acquired directly from UEBERSCHALL, from one of its authorized dealers or, subject to consent by UEBERSCHALL, from another end customer.

If your Soundlibrary is a demo-version, the following shall apply: UEBERSCHALL demo versions solely serve for purposes of demonstration and may not be used commercially; for a commercial release or any other commercial use a license must be acquired from UEBERSCHALL.

Sound combinations with the prefix "mix" and "bac" (Mix and Backing) in the file name are contained solely for purposes of immediate prelistening of an example for a combination of Sounds contained in the Soundlibrary and may solely be used by the licensee for purposes of (self-)instruction. In such aforesaid Sounds, no further rights shall be granted, including without limiation the right of use according to section 2 b).

b) Rights of Use in Detail

You may do the following (the following list is conclusive):

(1) commercially or non-commercially use the Sounds for the production of music productions and as part of such music productions. Such music production include without limitation song releases, remixes, soundtracks, library music, advertising spots, jingles, commissioned works for motion pictures, theatre, musicals, computer games & multimedia. An individual Sound may not appear or resound in the original form in any music production; in order to create sufficient distance to the original, Sounds may solely be used such that a number of different Sounds are piled on each other (layers).

(2) modify the Sounds for the making of music productions.

(3) use the Soundlibrary on (no more than) one computer at a time. Furthermore, you may store one (1) backup copy of the Soundlibrary on a second computer or storage medium. For such purpose you receive 2 activation keys from us.

You may NOT do the following (including without limitation):

(1) let appear or resound an individual Sound in the original form in any music production; in order to create sufficient distance to the original, Sounds may solely be used such that a number of different Sounds are piled on each other (layers).

As an exception from the foregoing, in computer games, apps, multimedia productions or music productions Sounds may appear or resound in their original form, subject however, to a separate license to be acquired from us; please contact us if you`re interested.

(2) as far as an applicable Sound in its original form is concerned, i.e. other than as part of a music production produced by the licensee, the licensee shall not

- make it available to the public or distribute it or perform it in public, whether via internet, on physical storage media or in any other manner

- commercially or non-commercially offer, sublicense, sell, rent, give away for free or barter it to third parties or make it available to third parties in any other manner

- duplicate and/or adapt it for purposes other than your own music production. The same shall apply to any parts and/or modifications of the applicable Sounds.

(3) use any recreated version of an individual Sound in any kind or manner which is not permitted for the original Sound hereunder.

(4) The present license shall not be assigned or transferred by licensee, i.e. it shall solely apply to licensee itself. Note: Should you operate a rental production studio and wish to make a Sound available (subject to the provisions of this license) to a number of customers of such studio, you are required to acquire a multi-user-license from us for such purpose. Please contact us under for further information on this topic.

c) Third Parties' Rights

Please note that our Sounds are used in numerous music productions. Where you use an applicable Sound hereunder for the creation of a music production, it is your responsibility to investigate and/or take precautions that such music production will not conflict with any rights of third parties. This includes without limitation any third parties' rights in other music productions for the creation of which our Sound was used as well.

d) Limitation of Liability

Neither the producer of the original sound nor UEBERSCHALL nor any dealer/distributor of UEBERSCHALL shall be liable for any direct or indirect damage or for any consequential damage resulting from the use of the Soundlibrary in whatever form.

e) Final Provisions

German law shall apply.

In relation to merchants and to licensees with residence outside Germany the courts of Hannover shall have jurisdiction for all disputes arising from or in connection with this license agreement; consumers with residence within the European Union but outside Germany can also file an action at the competent court of their residence; a consumer within the aforesaid meaning shall be each natural person who concludes the contract for a purpose that is outside its trade, business or profession. In the event that particular provisions of this Agreement should be invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions shall thereby not be affected. Ueberschall Sample Service GmbH, Posthornstr. 29, 30449 Hannover, Germany"


Some years ago Ueberschall produced a CD-ROM with Add-On and percussion loops under the name "Groove Shadows". Nevertheless the new Groove-Shadow-Library comes for the Elastik-Player, the plugin is also on the DVD. If you've already installed it once it is enough to...

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Musician‘s Life

Here comes some more food, 3.4 GB separeted into two files. 16 categories with 27 construction kits and 25 loops (all in all 1600) each. A lot of possibilities. In this case we are talking about percussion loops, not construction kits.
The quality is good through the...

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Remix Magazine

Devoted entirely to polyrhythmic backdrops to layer behind your main beat, Groove Shadow Elastik is filled with abstract effects loops, stretched circuit-bends and atmosphere-based sequnces. These elements have been grouped to form more than 400 "shadows," or thematic...

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Sound & Recording

I don't want to call them "instruments" because the sounds are by definition undefinable: Groove Shadows don't have to play in the front but work well behnd usual drumgrooves or as mysterious Rhythmbed. They consist out of Noise-Samples, processed machine- or...

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Sound On Sound | 5 Stars

This new library from Ueberschall pumps some new life into one of their legacy product concepts: Groove Shadows. The original Groove Shadows CD sample library contained a selection of abstract rhythmic textures designed to be used as layers to support your main drum...

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