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Smart Loops Releases SL Reference Kit Sample Set

The Latest and Largest Addition the SL Sample Set Series; Over 300 MB of 24-Bit Drum Samples (November 21, 2006)
DMN Newswire--2006-11-21--For Immediate Release


Smart Loops Releases SL Reference Kit Sample Set

--The Latest and Largest Addition the SL Sample Set Series; Over 300 MB of 24-Bit Drum Samples; Performed Live on a Pearl Reference Kit; Recorded at Platinum Lab, Nashville--

WALTHAM, MA-- Smart Loops, a leading provider of pro audio loops, samples and web-based recording services, has released the SL Reference Kit, an all-new drum sample set for use with leading Mac and PC software samplers. SL Reference Kit includes over 300 MB of 24-bit drum samples, performed live on a Pearl Reference kit, and recorded at the world-renowned Platinum Labs in Nashville.

All SL Reference Kit samples were recorded completely dry, with no processing, EQ, or compression, providing the ultimate ?reference drum samples. Musicians and producers can customize and tweak SL Reference Kit samples for use with any style of music, using their own effects processing to mix their own sound on the drum tracks.

This is the companys seventh release as part of the SL Sample Set line, which also includes SL Acoustic Kit, SL Trap Kit, SL Thunder Kit, SL Tight Kit, SL Groovy Kit, and SL Industrial Kit.

SL Reference Kit Highlights:
* Over 300 MB of 24-bit drum kit samples in SFZ and WAV formats
* Compatible with all major Mac and PC software samplers
* All samples recorded dry, with no EQ, compression, or other processing; the ideal reference samples
from which to build and mix a custom drum track sound for any style of music
* A complete drum sample set performed on world-class Pearl Reference Series drum kit, including:
-- 20" bass drum
-- 24" bass drum
-- 14" snare
-- 8" tom
-- 10" tom
-- 12" tom
-- 13" tom
-- 14" tom
-- 16" floor tom
-- 18" floor tom
 -- Zildjian 16" A Custom Crash
-- Sabian 16" Explosion Crash
-- Zildjian 18" K Crash Ride
-- Zildjian A New Beat Hi Hats
* All drum samples recorded at Nashvilles Platinum Lab, using highest quality mics and preamps running through an SSL board (visit for complete list of microphones and pre-amps used)
* All drum samples performed live by pro session drummer, Pearl artist and Smart Loops founder Frank Basile

Pricing and Availability
The SL Reference Kit drum sample set is available as a download from Smart Loops for the introductory price of $19.To learn more, audition samples, or to purchase SL Reference Kit from the Smart Loops web site, visit

About Smart Loops
Smart Loops is a leading provider of pro audio loops and web-based recording services. All Smart Loops audio files are performed and recorded by professional studio musicians and producers. The Smart Loops libraries allow users to create professional music tracks with the realistic feel and dynamics of a natural performance. Smart Loops products are licensed worldwide, and the companys audio and MIDI content is an integral part of the best selling music software products on the market. The companys meticulously produced drum, percussion, guitar, and bass loops are endorsed by Grammy-winning musicians and producers worldwide.

In 2003, Smart Loops launched Live Studio Drums (, a web-based multitrack drum recording service. Musicians and producers can have a live session drummer sit in on their songs, any time, anywhere, without ever leaving their computer. Live Studio Drums is the fastest, most affordable way to get live multitrack drums recorded for any song or music project.


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