news-63-1365123521Stunning musicianship and exquisite recordings have always been at the heart of Sample Magic products.  Whether it be the specially recorded keys and brass in Funky House Grooves 1 and 2, to the assorted live instrumentation in Sunrise and Sunset Sessions or stunningly recreated beats in the Vintage Breaks series, we’ve always loved doing live recordings where we can.  To that end, we decided to launch the SM Studio series to indulge our passion on a regular basis.

The concept behind this new label is to put stunning live instrument recordings at your fingertips. With a keen focus on beautifully tracked samples served with subtle, high-end processing, SM Studio is for the producers who love superlative stems as much as we do.  Each release with bring together the finest session musicians and the finest outboard we can muster to create high end loops and samples that will add isn’t magic to your mix.

The label launches with Disco & Funk Guitars and Tribal Percussion.

PrintPacked with inspiring performances on a host of classic guitars – including a Fender Texas Special ‘Fat’ Strat, a Fender Thin-Line Telecaster and a single-coil Fender Strat – Disco & Funk Guitars delivers a rich mix of licks and riffs to suit a myriad of musical moods.

Inspired by guitar legends such as Nile Rodgers, George Benson and Curtis Mayfield, the collection oozes authenticity, making them ideal for any genre that requires funky, disco-style guitars: disco, nu-disco, nu-rave, italo, house, deep house and more.

PrintTribal Percussion delivers 300+ hyper-detailed Afro and Latin inspired grooves optimised for use across the electronic music spectrum; from house to chillout, disco to world, it’s a treasure trove of beat bounty for producers wanting to add an organic, human feel to their beats.

Recorded with a myriad of real percussion instruments, including bongos, congas, djembes and shakers, each loop has been passed through Sample Magic’s fabled all- analogue signal path to offer unrivalled warmth, depth and character.

Keep your eyes peeled for more releases in the coming months and if you’ve got any suggestions for future releases then leave your ideas in the comments section – we want to hear from you!