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Jul 1, 2003 12:00 PM, Editors


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Ultimate Sound Bank has released its Plugsound 1.8 family of sample libraries for both Mac and PC platforms. Version 1.8 offers six volumes: “Keyboards,” “Fretted Instruments,” “Drums & Percussion,” “Hip Hop Toolkit,” “Synth Collection” and “Global Plugsound.”

Volume One, "Keyboards," features acoustic pianos in classical, jazz and pop styles, as well as alternative sounds such as honky-tonk and detuned. Also included are clavinets, electric organs, electric pianos and synth-based keyboard sounds.

Volume Two, "Fretted Instruments," is a collection of acoustic and electric guitar samples, as well as world guitars, baglamas, jubus and lutes.

"Drums and Percussion" is a collection of 6,000 drum sounds sorted into various styles, including jazz, natural, raw and treatment kits.

"Hip Hop Toolkit" contains loops, kits and multisampled instruments created by hip hop and R&B artists. Drum loops are sorted by tempo.

"Synth Collection" contains over 600 MB of modern and retro-synth sounds. Also included are stacks, flute-style leads, voices, tines and bells, basses, pads, sweeps, keyboard styles and more.

"Global Plugsound" is the final entry in the library. Designed to function as a General MIDI (GM) module, the collection features instrument categories such as world, orchestral, basses, guitars, keyboards, drums and percussion in GM layouts.

Each library can be purchased individually for $99 or as a specially priced six volume box set for $499. For more, visit distributor ILIO at

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