No matter how many Gigabytes of samples you collect, or how good the Samples in your library are – without proper curation, you can never get the best out of your jams. Sample skipping, importing, deleting, organizing new Samples mid-session can kill your vibe. We have been there too often.
When you hit play, everything should already be in place. Because with the perfect selection, you can stay in the zone longer – hyped up, enjoying the flow. That is why we take days to curate our Volca Sample 2 Sample Packs. Creating drafts, testing them in the jam, analyzing, redefining… We repeat the process as long as it takes to get every Kit to shine. Every Volca Sample 2 Sample Pack is built with a rich spectrum of samples. From clean go-to 808´s to crazy slapping layered monsters. Each session is a bit different, just like the mood you’re in. We aim to create kits that drive your inspiration and enable you to translate your vision into sound quickly.
We call our approach to curation the 4D technique. Why? We realized a proper selection can only be made with regard to the four “dimensions” of sound: Function, Dimension, Style, Character.
Function: Most genres use predefined Instruments that provide a specific Function. The Kick, or Bassdrum, providing a heavy pulse complimented by Snare or Clap, for example. Every Volca Sample 2 Sample Kit provides a variety of all functions.
Dimension: Within the function, there are lots of possible variations in the sonic spectrum. Some kicks are small and blend in well, others are Big stompers, some are dry, others carry loads of room information. A few are best used as Layers, some perfect to be a fundament for layering, others already stacked. Many starting points are already close to where you want to get. At the same time, this offers a maximum of flexibility.
Style: You found your perfect Kick that slaps like crazy and now want a Clap. To keep everything in its place, the clap should be more of a standard. Or did you go with a short, clean Bassdrum and want a crazy and dirty snare? We make sure that for every function there are different styles available in every Volca Sample Sample Pack. From go-to standards to buck wild crackers.
Character: Different synthetic sounds combine well, but often start to shine way better when you compliment them with organic sounds. Vocals, Hand-Snaps, field recorded feet kicking things.
Our Volca Sample 2 Sample Packs provide you with premium sounds, rich in sonic spectrum, that enable you to get from a rough idea in your head to a banging piece of music quickly.