Splice Sounds - Hammer Dulcimer with Max ZT

Lauded as the “Jimi Hendrix of hammered dulcimer" by NPR, and a "force of nature" by NY Music Daily, Max ZT is an innovator of the instrument. Taking his roots from classical Irish folk music, Max ZT has transplanted his compositional techniques to both Senegal, where he studied the Mandinka technique with the Cissoko griot family, and to Mumbai, India, where he received a grant to study under the great santoor master Pandit Shivkumar Sharma. His fresh perspective and bold experimentalism have been the backbone of beautiful, complex, and genuine compositions, while his unorthodox playing style has been a pioneering force in revolutionizing dulcimer techniques.
Max ZT has enlivened the conceptual framework of traditional folk music by fusing multi-cultural roots and traditions to create a truly compelling sound. The hammer dulcimer has made appearances in Western contemporary music. For example, Max has contributed to songs by Of Montreal, Say Anything, and Goo Goo Dolls. He's played on stage with Ravi Shankar, Jon Bon Jovi, Bela Fleck, Tinariwen, Jimmy Cliff, among others. Other groups known to incorporate the instrument include Spiritualized, John Lennon, Aerosmith, Joni Mitchell, and many more. However, as a beautiful and ancient precursor to the piano, there's a ton of room and opportunity for its stunning sounds to permeate across genres. What will you create with these sounds?


Splice Sounds - KARRA Presents Dylan Matthew Vocal Pack

As described in our Terms of Use, you may not use Dylan Matthew or KARRA's name, image or likeness without Dylan Matthew or KARRA's express written permission. LA-based vocalist, songwriter, and producer KARRA has collaborated with artists like KSHMR, Seven Lions, Steve Aoki, and released on labels like Mad Decent, Spinnin’, and Monstercat; she’s a celebrated Splice regular. She's produced a pack with vocals from pop singer-songwriter Dylan Matthew, who has written top electronic songs, including two Billboard Dance Top 50 songs. Vocals from Matthew, which include harmonies with KARRA, feature riffy soulful vocal ad libs, harmonious high energy chants, dry vocal fx, poppy vocal loops, one shots, and long and short vocal phrases. With strong pop, soul, R&B, and electronic sounds from two powerful vocal artists, we're singing this pack’s praises.


Splice Sounds - Roniit Silk Vocal Samples Vol. 2

As described in our Terms of Use, you may not use Roniit's name, image or likeness without Roniit's express written permission. Hailing from the majestic mountains of Colorado, Roniit is a vocalist, songwriter, and visual artist who is best known for her ethereal and larger-than-life vocal stylings. Her influences, spanning metal to electronica, meld together seamlessly to form a dynamic and mesmerizing dark pop sound. The multi-talent returns to Splice with her second vocal pack, which features smooth melodies, immersive vocal atmospheres, hypnotic spoken phrases, and more.


Splice Sounds - Sounds of KSHMR Vol.2

I am proud to give you Sounds of KSHMR Vol 2. I've included over 1500 samples this time -- four times the size of Vol 1 -- in order to supply producers of every genre with the best tools available.You will find essentials like Kicks, Toms and Snares -- all processed and key-labeled. But things get much more interesting. For example:
- Animals: 38 animal sounds, processed and tuned to key.
- Drum Loops: from Indian Percussion to crowds stomping in a gym.
- Ethnic Instruments: unusual instruments from all over the world, playing melodies I've written myself.
- Guitar Loops: three folders filled with chord progressions on Acoustic and Electric guitar.
- Vocals: over 100 vocal shots, beds and loops to add a human element to your production.
And much more.
A few things I want you to bear in mind while using the pack:
Key Labels
I’ve used them extensively throughout the pack, even on snares and claps. Take it with a grain of salt, not everything has to be perfectly in key all the time.
The “Arabic” Scale
There are a lot of scales associated with the Middle East. The one I refer to throughout the pack goes as follows, using the root of C:
C —> C# —> E—> F —> G —> G# —> A# —> C
If these seems confusing, consider the F harmonic minor scale. The notes are the same. We are simply starting on the C, thus achieving the “Arabic” feel.
The Animals FX Folder
Have fun with this. The results might surprise you.
Sounds of KSHMR Vol 2 is, in my opinion, among the most powerful and comprehensive tools ever offered to modern producers. It took a lot of time and I lost a lot of sleep, but I couldn't be more proud of the result. Best of luck in all your creative journeys.
Respect, KSHMR


Splice Sounds - Splice Originals - Chamber Soul with Gabriel Royal

A classically trained musician, Gabriel Royal is among a select number of artists combining cello work with vocals. Packed with Royal’s signature soul sound, Chamber Soul features heartfelt cello loops and vocal arrangements with colorful chord changes.
Going beyond what Royal is known best for, this expressive pack is a well-rounded selection with piano, drums, Rhodes, guitar, synthesizer, and vibraphone samples. These intricately woven sounds and harmonized melodies offer light and lushness to any R&B, hip hop, or future soul production.



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