"If you're into IDM or electronica, you'll find yourself instantly thinking of ways to put these sounds to use... The quality is consistently high, meaning you can just scan through them and get those creative juices flowing. 9/10" More >
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"The sound design itself is full of flair, with the loops being the star of the show..." 4 stars More >
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Elektroytic is the second sample library by Ian Boddy in the SoundSense series. The programmer of best-selling sample libraries including Malice in Wonderland, Morphology, Outer Limits and Sample Magic's Transmission-X, Boddy is well known for his imaginative and unusual sound design skills.
Best known for his love of all things analogue and his weird and wonderful atmospheres, he has taken this sense of exploration and discovery into the realms of beats and loops.
But these aren't "normal" rhythms. Rather they are beats that have been twisted and mangled using a huge arsenal of cutting edge digital techniques.
They provide a unique source of inspiration for composers in virtually any genre who are looking for that loop with a special piquant flavour to spice up their rhythm track or perhaps to kick start ideas for a new composition.
There are 250 rhythmic loops at 100, 120 and 140bpm categorised into four folders (drum, FX, lo-fi/glitch and percussion) as well as 250 hits and one-shot samples categorised into three folders (ambient one shots, FX hits and percussives).
All 250 loops are also provided in Rex2 format for maximum programming flexibilty.
The sounds themselves have been treated and mangled with a huge array of effects and editing techniques. These include beat synced filtering, phasing and flanging, as well as lo-fi treatments such as extreme distortion and bit-crushing.
Further exotic manglings are provided using things such as spectral analysis, granular resynthesis and textural morphing.
The resultant loops and one-shots provide a unique library of sonic inspiration for beat driven music especially dance music.