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Michael Schack Hybrid Beats Session

November 14, 2014 in Production

Michael Schack is a fantastically tight and versatile drummer who plays with many artists throughout the years, but is currently the main rhythm machine behind Hospital Records Netsky Live show.

Anyone who has seen Netsky live will verify that this guy is a human beat machine that performs his blistering breakbeats and rock solid grooves with effortless perfection, and here he has recorded a huge amount of grooves, hits and midi files, enabling producers worldwide to capture the essence of what has made him one of the most in demand drummers within dance music circles.

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Royalston – Voltage Controlled Drum & Bass

September 19, 2014 in Production

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Reso In The Studio With Future Music

May 13, 2014 in Production

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Blokhe4d – Drum & Bass Vol. 8 – Loopmasters Sample Pack

October 23, 2012 in Production

Blokhe4d is the collaborative project between Michael “Vegas” (formerly of Bad Company UK) alongside US-born Jonas “Uman”. The project merges Drum and Bass, Dubstep and Electro with their own brand of Techno, Disco and House in an explosive manner.

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Bop ‘Minimal Drum + Bass 2′ Samplepack

December 5, 2011 in Production


Bop
has returned to produce a sequel to his best selling and award winning first volume of minimal drum and bass – this time its even bigger and packed full of glitched experimental sequences, cold pads and dark menacing basses for producers making DnB, Glitch, Tech and Dubstep infused productions!

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Sample Pack: Total Science Drum & Bass Vol 5

February 18, 2011 in Production

Loopmasters and Hospital Records are proud to present Drum & Bass Vol 5 from the well respected duo of Paul Greenhalgh and Paul Smith aka Total Science.

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Sample Pack: Syncopix

July 6, 2009 in Production

As the series A&R’ed by Hospital continues, we thought it time to bring in one of the most unique and talented producers in the Hospital family: Syncopix. Sample pack number 4 pulls no punches as Deutschland’s finest brings you an awesome collection of synths, beats and uber cool samples. We caught up with Roland recently in his Hamburg Studio to show us more…

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Sample Pack: KJ Sawka

December 18, 2008 in Production

For number three we are switching things up by bringing you KJ Sawka. We believe this guy is the best in the business at D&B drumming, and his collection of loops, breaks and fills is simply astounding. A&R by Hospital this is also the first in the series that will have a simultaneous digital and physical release, with DVDs available to buy from the Hospital shop. To get your mouth watering, check out KJ Sawka’s sample vid below…

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Production: Danny Byrd

August 29, 2008 in Production

Danny Byrd, fresh from producing his album “Supersized”, has been back into the lab to bring you this wicked selection of beats and samples – a must for anyone trying to capture the fast soul sound. Whatever your level or your sound it is well worth checking out what the Byrd has to offer, and to help you futher Danny has recorded some sound advice on vocal chopping. Check it out below, and keep coming back the Hospital production page for more!

One of the very first artists to sign to Hospital Records – way back at the turn of the millennium, Danny Byrd‘s own inimitable take on soulful, vocal Drum and Bass has become a staple in the scene. His use of house and R&B influences immediately began turning heads with his first Hospital singles Do it Again and Changes. Then, later that year, when Radio One’s Fabio championed Danny’s remix of London Elektricity’s Wishing Well, his status as a soulful DnB heavy-weight was confirmed. It’s always been about quality rather than quantity for Danny Byrd with remixes for High Contrast and contributions to “Weapons of Mass Creation” albums making up his select output.

“Whatever your musical background there has never been a better time to start producing your own music”
Danny Byrd

2008 saw the launch of Danny’s long awaited debut LP Supersized, featuring the massive anthems Shock Out and Weird Science. This giant of album has already seen support from big hitters such as Annie Mac, Zane Lowe, and the mighty Andy C.

The Danny Byrd – Drum and Bass vol 2 collection from Hospital records and Loopmasters includes over 440 heavyweight royalty free samples, including 35 full Drum loops and 139 Drum Separate Loops, 22 Searing Lead Riffs, 52 Inspirational Music Loops, 12 Vocal Loops and 17 Shaker and Tambourine Patterns.

If that wasn’t enough there are 81 patches ready to play in most soft samplers which include 25 Drum Kit Patches, 90+ Single Drum Samples, 10 Beat Fill samples, 18 FX Risers, 30 Subsonic and Tearing Bass Hits/Patches, 20 playable Pad Chords and 9 FX hits.

Production Kit:
Apple iMac Core2Duo
Logic Pro
Mackie Monitors
Logic Control Surface
Mackie Big Knob
Akai MPC
Pleo robot dinosaur

Danny Byrd has put 110% into the making of this awesome collection of sounds and samples, and there will no doubt be hundreds of slamming tunes coming from producers worldwide in the coming months and years from Producers who decide that this is one sample pack is worth the investment.

If you are a Drum and Bass, Breakbeat or Urban producer looking for next generation sounds and samples to merge into your music and to take your production level up a notch, then you should definitely spend some time with Drum and Bass vol 2, a new generation sample pack for next generation samplists.

For more production tips and more, check out Danny Byrd’s own Production website, BeatClinic.co.uk

Production: Nu:Tone

March 11, 2008 in Production

Welcome to the Hospital production page!

Here you will find sample packs, info and tutorials from our artists. Kicking things off is Nu:Tone, with a video tutorial to accompany his brand new sample pack. If you’re a budding bedroom producer, or the next London Elektricity, there might be something here for you, so keep checking back for more features and updates!

Since signing to Hospital in 2003 Nu:Tone has come through the ranks to become one of the most highly respected producers in the scene, with everyone from LTJ Bukem to Dillinja busting his tunes. Nu:Tone’s remix’s are always guaranteed to please – whether it’s the retro soul of his Spread Love anthem or the junglist wobble of his “Strictly Social” Re-rub.

“I’ve built this sample pack to help you put together tunes from scratch – you don’t really need much else to get something rolling”
Nu:Tone

Nu tone takes pride in everything he does and its been no different with his approach to making this samplepack for Hospital/Loopmasters. Every break and sound effect has been meticulously produced to bring maximum flavour and impact to your productions, which will give you tracks the lift and edginess you are looking for to create the next club banger!

Nu:tone’s musical skills have made a big difference to the types of sounds and samples found in this collection, with a consummate selection of lush Rhodes patterns, musically interesting and perfectly recorded Piano loops, alongside a complementary collection of String loops, which have been crafted intelligently with the dance floor always in mind.

The collection includes over 172 samples, including 20 Growling and Subsonic bass lines, 26 full Drum loops with variations, 20+ Rhodes, Piano and String loops and 12 Synth patterns full of flavour and dripping with inspiration for breakbeat producers worldwide. If that wasn’t enough there are 21 patches ready to play in most soft samplers which include 16 Bass Patches, 40+ Single Drum Samples, 13 Beat Fill samples, and 9 FX hits.

Nu:tone has created an awesome collection of royalty release quality drum and bass samples in this collection, and has given future breakbeat pioneers an unprecedented palette of sonic colours from which to produce many future masterpieces with.

Sample Packs

In collaboration with Loopmasters, Hospital Records release sample packs from their stable of artists. From Bop to the Byrd, there is a wealth of samples for producers of all skill levels to work with here!

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