London has delivered its fair share of hit records over the years, so it sort of makes sense that Zero-G and Xfonic have got together to dish up a rather tasty London-inspired sample pack. 'The London Sessions' contains around 1700 royalty-free samples from some of the best session musicians around, ensuring that producers that use this pack are getting not only an authentic sound but a true slice of real musicianship.
Some of these guys have worked with some of the biggest names in the industry such as Amy Winehouse, Chaka Khan, Robbie Williams, Lily Allen, The Specials, Whitney Houston, Ronnie Wood and Tinie Tempah. A varied bunch, but all top-notch artists.
Not only are users getting a slice of these real musicians, 'The London Sessions' was also recorded in one of the best-known studios in the world — Dean Street Studio in Soho, London. It's a studio that has played host to the likes of David Bowie, T-Rex, Thin Lizzy, U2, The Smiths, Robert Plant, Pink Floyd, Tina Turner, Black Eyed Peas, Noel Gallagher, Tinchy Stryder, Plan B, Frank Sinatra and Dusty Springfield to name but a few.
The Pack comes as 16 unique brand-new songs in a wide variety of styles from cool retro and soul à la Mark Ronson to lounge, rock and funk which can be broken down to their individual elements — drums, bass, electric and acoustic guitars, piano, organ and synths — which can then be used in your own productions. All the samples are recorded in glorious 24-bit audio and delivered in multiple formats including Acid Wav, Apple Loops, EXS24, Kontakt, Halion and Reason NNXT.
London sessions is available from timespace.com