Thursday, June 22, 2017

Do the deep work.


It's easy to confuse being busy with being productive. The things that keep us busy can also keep us distracted. What are you passionate about? Comment below and let us know. Take some time for yourself this weekend and dig into the deeper work – your passion projects that keep you going. We're passionate about helping you make music.

This week's Content Store release comes from Loopmasters and breathes new life into the trap genre. In Deep Trap, expect to hear extended jazzy sounding chord loops, classic FM bass sounds mixed with 08 bass sounds plus catchy lead melodies inspired by classic RnB tracks from the past. The collection also features a bunch of tailored drum one shot samples to embellish your beats and have fun with rhythmic parts.

Deep Trap, pairs well with our $0.99 sale pack, Deep EDM. Dj Puzzle’s Deep EDM is a collection of 56 loops and 50 one-shot samples for producing deep electronic dance grooves with seductive basslines, catchy melodies, trippy FX, and floor shaking grooves. This sound pack is also Hook-enhanced!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sale ends soon!

A typhoon of sound. 

Loopmasters present the latest Hook-enhanced sound pack, Dread Recordings 5: Silent Storm – a killer collection of Drum and Bass sounds to tear up the dancefloors of 2017. This sound pack offers a diverse selection of samples for producers to get their teeth into, from dark and upfront jungle, to hard-hitting drums and heavy bass.

Fans of Dread Recordings will love Volumes 1:Titan and 2: Mr. Explicit, also available in the Content Store.

Limited time left on these sales:

You can still save $25 on Wej with promo code TABLETOP at checkout. Also, Rap Genius is just $0.99 in the Content Store. Get to know the producer, Vherbal here. Be sure to tag us in the music you make this weekend!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Updates and releases for you.

Introducing Tabletop Version 2.9.1. 

The newest version of Tabletop is now 64-bit and has improved stability. We integrated smoother compatibility with iMPC, AudioCopy, and Stryke. We are thrilled to share that Wej is now Tabletop Ready! To celebrate, save $25 on Wej when entering TABLETOP at checkout.

Watch our livestream to see JP test and play with Tabletop. 
We also updated iMPC to include the latest AudioCopy SDK and fixed bugs, so that your experience is as smooth as possible. Check out our latest hip hop sound packs in the Content Store: Tim Kelley Presents and Rawcutz. Take your music to the next level with these updates.


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Introducing Tim Kelley.

Akai Professional are proud to present the next level in iMPC Pro Packs. This sound pack was created by the legendary and incredible Tim Kelley (1 Half of Grammy-award winning Tim & Bob). Tim’s outstanding production sound changed RnB and Hip Hop, bringing his trademark production, drum sound, and programming to every major artist worldwide.

Tim’s production style attracted artists such as Michael Jackson, TLC, Bobby Valentino, BeyoncĂ©, Brian McKnight, Usher, Madonna, Destiny’s Child, Boys 2 Men and many more. Tim Kelley’s iMPC Pro Pack features a collection of drum sounds selected from his personal library, which delivers that very same Tim & Bob production sound heard on countless hit records.

Tim is also the main instrumentalist on all his productions, so as added a collection of incredible melodic stems allowing users to resample and chop some of the most incredible chord progressions for true inspiration. Produce your own beats using earth thumping Kicks, 808s, Crisp Claps/Snares/Hats all fully processed through Tim’s secret outboard chain!

Tim Kelley Presents features the highest quality one shot drum hits, melodic riffs, and chords for the ultimate iOS production experience. If you are producing Urban, Trap, Hip Hop music – you will find some of the best drum samples created which instantly gives your production the ultimate quality within seconds.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Let's chill.

Dreamy underground sounds. 

Loopmasters present Chill House and Garage – a fresh selection of underground sounds with a modern downtempo twist; ideal for laid back sessions and ambient poolside grooves. This Hook-enhanced sound pack is overflowing with loops covering smooth bass, lush music, evolving FX and a myriad of drum combinations.

Chill House and Garage is the perfect fusion of underground beats and uplifting melodies. We're pairing it with this weekend's $0.99 sale pack: Clint Breeze Electro Hip Hop Pop.

And in case you missed it, #WejWednesday was in full swing this week at the office. We've been working hard on an update to one of our apps. Any guesses on what app it is? Leave a comment and let us know your guess! If you're right, we'll add you to our beta list.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Listen to the latest release.

We've got the hookup.

Loopmasters present UK Garage and 2Step – a smooth, urban assault on the senses from none other than UK Garage aficionado Scott Diaz. With punchy basslines, chunky drums and a wealth of instrumental music loops, UK Garage and 2Step delivers a blend of classic UKG influences and modern club-ready grooves.

Inside this Hook-enhanced sound pack, you’ll find a total of 50 loops and 50 one shots. When you drag this pack to the stage, Hook will lay it out perfectly making it easy to start DJing with it. We're mixing this pack with Rockwell UK Drum & Bass, on sale for $0.99 this weekend.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Let's catch up.

App and Product Improvements 

It's important to us to keep you updated on what we're doing at Retronyms. You are the reason why we do what we do! We've been busy building pedals at the office, and we're excited to say that we can now ship both Wej and Looperverse on the day they're ordered.

In case you missed it, we recently updated 3 of our apps.
  • Looperverse: improvements on background resource usage, improved MIDI Learn for smaller iPhones, and we fixed a small bug that was affecting the Reverse feature on certain devices. 
  • iMini and iProphet: improved compatibility with Audiobus. 

New Releases

Immersion Electronic Chill is an electronic landscape of sound from Loopmasters – featuring rich instrumentation, lush vocals, lo-fi drums and dreamy synths. Submerge your sound in a downtempo electronic exploration with the latest addition to the Content Store. A perfect companion to Immersion is PatchWork Indie Electronic, on sale for $0.99 this weekend.

We've been working to expand all of our genres in AudioCopy, adding two new iMPC Pro Packs: Rawcutz and Two Step Garage; we also introduced four new sound packs by a new producer to the Retronyms label, DJ Puzzle.

We love hearing from you. Reply to this email and let us know what you think, or ask us anything you want to know about our products. Better yet – send us your music so we can have something new to listen to.