Samples From Mars SP 1200 From Mars
Samples From Mars has released a Kontakt library based on one of the most famous samplers ever - the SP1200.
According to Samples From Mars, factory drums, drum machines, vinyl, and even synths were multi-sampled into the SP1200 to make the SP 1200 From Mars. The result is a three-part library including Factory Drums, Custom Drums and Custom Synths, available only in three different bundles including two to three of the libraries.
Factory Drums include:
- 400 Original SP-1200 "Standard Traps" Drums with 16 pitches of each drum hit recorded to tape. 24bit WAV
- Boogie / Linn / DX style pseudo-acoustic 80s drum kit
- Fully mapped Ableton Live 9.5 Drum Rack with 25 pads of drums, each containing 16 SP-1200 pitches per pad
- 12 fully mapped Kontakt 3.5+ (Does not work on Kontakt Player) and Logic Instruments
- 24bit WAV includes "loud" and "quiet" versions, individual hits, and 2 cherry-picked 16 sound kits
- 166 MB unzipped
Custom Drums include:
- 1700 Custom Drums sampled from drum machines / vinyl / "other" drums and recorded to tape at 10 - 16 pitches each per drum hit. 24 bit WAV
- Including sounds from: 606, 707, 808, 909, DX and more
- Fully mapped Ableton Live 9.5 Drum Rack with 128 pads of drums, each containing 10-16 SP-1200 pitches per pad. 4 pre-made kits and 5 additional chromatic percussion instruments
- 23 fully mapped Kontakt 3.5+ (does not work on Kontakt Player) and Logic instruments - individual hits and 4 pre-made kits
- 24bit WAV includes "loud" and "quiet" samples, individual hits, and 4 cherry-picked 16 sound WAV kits
- 333 MB unzipped
Custom Synths include:
- 11 custom synth instruments built from sampling a Juno 60, Polysix and DX100 into the SP-1200
- Fully mapped for Ableton Live 9.5, Kontakt 3.5+ (does not work on Kontakt Player) and Logic
- 24bit WAV labeled with note name
- Included with both purchases
- 708 MB unzipped
The first bundle includes Factory Drums and Custom Synths. It is available for $29.
The second bundle includes the Custom Drums and Custom Synths libraries and is available for $39.
As for the third, it includes all three libraries for an introductory price of $59 instead of $69.
A smaller, free version is also available. All (as well as more details and sound samples) can be found at the Samples From Mars website. Also, for the next few weeks, all SP 1200 From Mars paid versions are available for 15% off using coupond code 15%SP at checkout.
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