Ueberschall says that, picking up where the original Nightshift library left off, Nightshift 2 brings you 10 more construction kits full of the smoothest, most chilled, music for late nights. They tell us that, featuring sophisticated drum grooves, hypnotic percussion, smooth bass lines, delicate piano, chilled keys and cool guitar lines, Nighshift 2 also includes essential touches of trumpet, sax, sound FX and vocals, all seasoned with just the right amount of atmospheric effects. Here's the full story in Ueberschall's own words...
Nightshift 2 is the perfect source of inspiration when you need music for sunset and beyond. With tempos between 67 and 120bpm, and all the flexibility required to constructed your own beautiful arrangements, Nightshift 2 will strike just the night time moods for your laid back music, film, TV, advert, radio or online productions.
Smooth and beautifully produced sounds
Nightshift 2 contains 10 Construction Kits with a total of 447 loops and samples. Each kit is split in up to four different parts. The tempo varies between 67 and 120 BPM.
The following instruments are included in the library: acoustic, electric and synth bass, trumpet, sax, acoustic and electric guitar, synths, pads, strings, e-piano and acoustic piano. The instrument section is rounded up by a variety of SFX sounds and vocals.
Each part offers a complete drum mix for immediate use. Furthermore, all single tracks like bassdrum, snare, hihat, toms and cymbals are included. The drum section is extended with a range of different percussion loops. These include shakers, tambourins, bongos, chimes and electronic percussion.
Chilled, sophisticated grooves
The loop-based Elastik player is the ideal plug-in for modern music production. Its elaborate timestretch and pitch algorithms developed by zplane can match any loop in Nightshift 2 to your song within seconds. Using the attribute-based browser, all installed libraries can easily be searched for specific samples.
Drastic sound manipulations can be achieved using the formant, resample, reverse or multi mode filter functions. This offers lots of potential for creative sound design.
Responsible for the production of Nightshift 2 is Marc Steinmeier, who has worked for companies like Universal Music, EMI Electrola and Sony / BMG. Many tracks and remixes from well known artists such as LL Cool J, Alicia Keys, George Clinton and Eminem owe him the finishing touch in terms of composition and sound design.
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