As the name suggests, Drop The House is a commercial collection of samples and loops for house music, but also trance and freestyle club. Well, you’ll say, another house related pack? We know, the marked is flooded with countless offers, but, if you read this review, maybe you’ll understand why we think this is not “that typical collection”.
First of all we have to specify that this product is a collaboration between Junebug (the Electronisounds creator), JTEKK and Rhythm Lab. The last one might sound familiar- is Dmitry “Cyberworm” Vasilyev, a prolific sound designer who also worked for Prime Loops (remember Ambient Illusions ?), well known for his signature textures and drum samples.
Bringing multiple producers together in a common theme of House, Trance and Freestlye Club samples, this collection has EVERYTHING you need to produce your next smash dance-floor single! We let our imaginations go wild with these loops and sounds!!!
The collection consists of loops and one shot samples- from clean to dirty, old skool to nu skool, electro to hardcore and beyond. You’ll notice that this pack has two main themes which reflect the visions of Junebug and JTEKK. Also, as we mentioned above, Rhythm Lab’s creator Dmitry “Cyberworm” Vasilyev contributes with a bonus Textures folder.
The Loops section is split in two main folders: Junebug and JTEKK. Junebug folder contains beats and grooves -club-pumping crazy beats to super-crisp and clean house drumloops- and misc music loops, a collection of inspirational basslines, synths, hooks, strings, chords and much more (51 loops in total). We really appreciate the no-kick loops, useful and very easy to customize.
What JTEKK brings to the table: 4 folders of grooves and drum loops with a BPM range from 127 to 140. Distorted beats, breaks, filtered beats, “white-label” sounding grooves and more. For more variation don’t forget to check the 8 bar loops, enough for cutting, manipulate, in other words- to make them yours.
The Sounds section contains vocal samples, chords, a drum kit, FX, pads, stabs, synths, textures (by Dmitry “Cyberworm” Vasilyev) and bass hits. This section is perfect for creating your own melodies and leads, there are over 600 one shot samples available! The Bizzare Vocal Samples folder provides uniques clean, robotic and distorted vocals, effects and more.
Also included with Drop The House are free demo samples taken from other releases like Dub-N-Trance 2, Trancidity, Atomic Energy, Downtempo Spirals and Trance Explosion 1, over 300 samples.
- over 2,100 samples and loops;
- 16 Bit WAV format;
- 880 MB compressed, 1,5 GB extracted;
- royalty free;
- price: $24.99.
Overall, we find Drop The House a friendly collection of house samples, very easy to use, it brings lot of fun and inspiration. The collaboration between Junebug and JTEKK means a versatile sample pack, a “talent battle” with three winners: they and the customer.
PS: Don’t forget to read the “Tips, Techniques And Inspiration For Using These Samples And Loops” found in the read me file. Another great bonus!