Brought to you by leading edge sound developer Sonic Reality, Studio ProFiles focuses on the best of the best when it comes to sample sessions with legendary artists, famous instrument brands, top studio gear and authentic musical styles. Here youll not only be able to get a behind the scenes look at famous studio sessions and live performances but also purchase Studio ProFile series sound libraries that are like having access to the multitrack masters of classic albums and films to use in YOUR OWN MUSIC! Through products into the Studio ProFile series your music and visual productions can have a sound that would otherwise cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars in studio time, gear rentals and the fees of top engineers, producers and session musicians for a small fraction of the cost.
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Studio ProFiles are recorded at 24-bit resolution directly into ProTools HD using only top studio equipment such as Neve, SSL, API, Manley, Great River and more. They deliver ready-to-use, album quality material and an authentic sound with outstanding character that is inspiring for many styles of music.
Each title in the Studio ProFiles series "profiles" a different world-class musician or a specific musical genre/style and includes legendary musicians playing grooves and phrases with the feel they are famous for.
Bill Bruford - Bill Bruford is a drummer known for innovative playing with classic rock and jazz groups such as Yes, King Crimson, UK, Genesis, Patrick Moraz, Al Di Meola, Chick Corea, ABWH and many others. Specializing in odd time signatures and a distinct high pitched snare, big roto toms and pioneering the use of percussion electronics, Bill’s sound has always been recognizable as his own. His classic solo albums such as “One of a Kind” feature great players such as Alan Holdsworth, Jeff Berlin and Dave Stewart. Bill continues currently with his acclaimed “Earthworks” project recording and performing music that stretches the boundaries of instrumental music even further. Over 500 grooves ready to be used in your favorite DAW.
Carmine AppiceSonic Reality is pleased to present the latest Artist Pak groove library featuring legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice. Carmine has played drums with countless artists ranging from his band Vanilla Fudge to Jeff Beck, Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart, Pink Floyd, Blue Murder, Edgar Winter and more! In this collection you get over 900 rock solid grooves performed by Carmine and offered in three popular groove formats, Rex, Apple Loops and Wave. Mix and match flexible tempo grooves and fills to create your own virtual session with Carmine Appice in your music! Whether you use ProTools, Logic, GarageBand, Cubase, Live, Reason or any DAW or sampler, these grooves are designed to make it easy to have top studio quality drums for your music. The perfect companion to upcoming Sonic Reality libraries with other artists such as Carmine's brother, legendary rock drummer Vinny Appice!
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT CREDITING CARMINE APPICE ON YOUR MUSIC PROJECTS: You must credit the use of Carmine Appice's grooves in your music in a way that conveys it is from a Sonic Reality sample library and not as if he played drums on your song. An example that would be okay is "Featuring Carmine Appice Drums by Sonic Reality" An example that would not be okay is "Drums by Carmine Appice". You can alternatively not credit the drums at all. But if you want to use Carmine's name it must be "Carmine Appice Drums by Sonic Reality" or a variation of it that makes it clear his virtual appearance is through Sonic Reality. If you have any questions you can contact support (at) sonicreality (dot) com.
Danny Gottlieb -Danny Gottlieb is one of the most popular drummers in jazz and contemporary music. While best known as the drummer in the original Pat Metheny Group, Danny, during the past 25 years, has performed and recorded with some of the world's greatest musicians. He has also worked with numerous jazz and rock artists such as: Jeff Berlin Trio; Gary Burton Quartet; Stan Getz Quintet; Blues Brothers Band, Sting, Bobby McFerrin Trio; Eddie Gomez Group; Michael Franks Band; John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra; Al DiMeola Project; Mike Stern Trio; Manhattan Jazz Quintet; Manhattan Jazz Orchestra: GRP Big Band; Gary Sinise’s Lt Dan Band; Joe Beck Trio; Big Band; NDR Big Band; Randy Brecker Quartet; Booker T and the MG's; Pete Levin Trio and many more. 842 stereo loops ready and waiting!
Ed Greene - Ed Greene is a diverse funk, disco, jazz, rock and pop drummer who has played on classic albums by Steely Dan and Donald Fagen as well as Frank Sinatra, Mamas & The Papas, Four Tops, Diana Ross, Pointer Sisters, B.B. King, Hall & Oats and countless others. His grooves are known to be tight and in the pocket. One of his nick names “Greene Machine” came from his timing being so solid that he was the human drum machine. 830 Stereo loops!
Jerry Marotta - Jerry Marotta is a world class drummer who has worked with Peter Gabriel, The Indigo Girls, Hall and Oates, Tears For Fears, Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney, Todd Rundgren, 10,000 Maniacs, Sarah McLachlan, Suzanne Vega, Dream Academy and many more. From big African rhythms on his Yamaha and Taos drum kits to inventive rock grooves with his unique style and feel.Jerry Marotta had never previously put out a sample library of his drumming work despite being approached by many companies to do it over the years. It was through mutual friend Steve Dewire that Jerry was introduced to Dave Kerzner and Mark Hornsby of Sonic Reality who would end up recording and programming the very first collection of grooves and drum kit samples from this master musician. 472 stereo loops + 62 TAOS Loops!
John Blackwell -John Blackwell is one of today's hottest Pop/R&B/Hip Hop drummers both live and in the studio. He's played with Prince, Diddy, Patti Labelle, Lauryn Hill, Cameo and is currently touring with Justin Timberlake's Future Sex Love Show . John is known for flashy light speed drum riffs and tight funky drumming that suits many different styles of music. 313 stereo loops!
Neil Peart Vol 2 Modern Grooves - As a follow up to Sonic Reality's Neil Peart Drums Vol. 1 The Kit, Neil Peart Drums Vol. 2 Modern Grooves (formerly called "The Grooves") features Rex, Apple Loops and Wave drum grooves performed by Neil Peart, the legendary drummer of the band Rush, which were recorded by producer Nick Raskulinecz (Rush, Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains). This title focuses on the hard rock grooves of Rush in the style of songs from Rush's "Roll The Bones" album up through "Snakes and Arrows". Over 500 groove patterns to work with in any combination with flexible tempos so they can fit into any style of music you re working on. It's like having Neil Peart play drums on your songs! Neil Peart Drums R.A.W. Artist Pack is the ultimate collection of album quality stereo mixed drums for your music!
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT CREDITING NEIL PEART ON YOUR MUSIC PROJECTS: You must credit the use of Neil Peart's grooves in your music in a way that conveys it is from a Sonic Reality sample library and not as if he played drums on your song. An example that would be okay is "Featuring Neil Peart Drums by Sonic Reality" An example that would not be okay is "Drums by Neil Peart". You can alternatively not credit the drums at all. But if you want to use Neil Peart's name it must be "Neil Peart Drums by Sonic Reality". If you have any questions you can contact support (at) sonicreality (dot) com.
Neil Peart Vol 3 Classic Grooves - As a follow up to Sonic Reality's Neil Peart Drums Vol. 1 The Kit and Neil Peart Drums Vol. 2 The Grooves (now dubbed "Modern Grooves), Vol 3 Classic Grooves features previously unreleased Rex, Apple Loops and Wave drum grooves performed by Neil Peart, the legendary drummer of the band Rush. The sessions were recorded by producer Nick Raskulinecz (Rush, Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains). This title focuses on the hard rock grooves of Rush in the style of classic albums like "Permanent Waves", "Moving Pictures", "Signals" and more. Over 800 groove patterns to work with in any combination with flexible tempos so they can fit into any style of music you re working on. It's like having Neil Peart play drums on your songs! Neil Peart Drums R.A.W. Artist Packs are the ultimate collections of album quality stereo mixed drums for your music! A perfect companion to Vol 2 Modern Grooves and Vol 1 The Kit! IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT CREDITING NEIL PEART ON YOUR MUSIC PROJECTS: You must credit the use of Neil Peart's grooves in your music in a way that conveys it is from a Sonic Reality sample library and not as if he played drums on your song. An example that would be okay is "Featuring Neil Peart Drums by Sonic Reality" An example that would not be okay is "Drums by Neil Peart". You can alternatively not credit the drums at all. But if you want to use Neil Peart's name it must be "Neil Peart Drums by Sonic Reality". If you have any questions you can contact support (at) sonicreality (dot) com
Nick D Virgilo-Nick D Virgilio is one of the premier modern rock / progressive rock drummers on the scene. He has worked with Genesis, Spock's Beard, Tears For Fears, Kevin Gilbert, Jordan Rudess, Mike Keneally, as well as numerous other side and solo projects. Nick delivers everything from solid pop grooves to quirky odd time signature prog grooves. This combined with his signature pop sensibilities and skillful melodic playing make Nick D Virgilio a modern rock powerhouse. 454 stereo loops + 226 grooves!
Nick MasonMason Drums from Sonic Reality captures the iconic drum sound of legendary drummer Nick Mason of Pink Floyd. With sampled grooves performed by Nick Mason and recorded by Alan Parsons, the original engineer who recorded Pink Floyd’s epic album “Dark Side of the Moon, using the same classic EMI mixing console as they did in the 70s, these vintage drum samples couldn’t be more authentic. Now these timeless drum grooves can be used in your music with the Nick Mason Drums in three popular loop formats: Rex, Apple Loops and Acidized Wave (we call that the R.A.W. loop series). It’s like a virtual recording session with one of the founding members of Pink Floyd, Nick Mason. When you use these loops it is literally Nick playing drums on your songs which is something that has never been possible before. Whether you’re doing Classic Rock, Progressive Rock or other styles of music these classic drum grooves offer incredible inspiration and album quality sounds right out of the gate! 623 stereo loops of some of your favorite tunes.
Tony Franklin - Get rock bass legend Tony Franklin onto YOUR tracks for less than the cost of an hour of pro studio time! Imagine the groove, the tone, the attitude, the experience ... all there for you to jam along with, add to your own songs or build totally new songs from the bass guitar up! Tony has created an original groove library designed for just that. Tony Franklin Fretless Bass Grooves Volume 1 gives you 12 songs with 13 or more looping sections in each. 184 unique loops in total! Most loops are 8 bars long, but some are 16 or even 24 bars. No mindless repetition here. Each loop was carefully composed and performed by Tony to create the living, organic groove that only a real bass player can provide.
David Frangioni presents Brian Frasier Moore Vol 1 - This library features the playing of groove-master Brian Fraiser-Moore. Brian is the consummate musician and time-keeper having played with Madonna, Usher, Backstreet Boys, Justin Timberlake, Toni Braxton, Keny Babyface Edmonds, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, Timbaland, Queen Latifah and many more. This library was impeccably recorded by Roger Nichols and David Frangioni at The Village in Los Angeles, Studio D. The Village Recorder is considered a legendary studio, famous for landmark sessions by Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Tom Petty, The Rolling Stones (Angie), Supertramp (Breakfast in America), Pink Floyd (Momentary Lapse of Reason), the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Korn, The Wallflowers, Rage Against The Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Nelly, Alanis Morissette and many others. 497 Stereo loops!
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