This collection of Cakewalk Sound Center basses includes all the bottom you will ever need. Electric and synthesizer basses include realistic fingered, jazz, & slap along with a palate of synth basses. Combine them and the possibilities are bottomless!
Includes 39 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
52 Programs - 68 mb
Guitars is a Cakewalk Sound Center collection of electric guitars, acoustic guitars, and guitar chords/licks. Each instrument was processed to deliver the true feel of these stringed instruments. This collection is loaded with guitar snip-its and will give your sound that realistic edge.
Includes 74 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
129 Instruments - 384 mb
Keep the crowd on their feet with this set of electronica tools. Hard core basses and raw synths give you the power to harness the sound. Create new exciting textures and grooves on the fly and send your music into the airwaves. Synth effects smear transitions, cool twisted modern synthesizer waveforms, and a large palate of dance hits are part of this high energy electronic expansion pack.
Includes 55 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
144 Instruments - 350 mb
Digital Sound Factory Orchestral Strings offers a comprehensive collection of the finest orchestral strings recorded in a professional concert hall. Each instrument has been programmed to convey a truly realistic feel and includes multiple playing styles. This set features Sections of 15, 5, & Solo Violin, 10, 5, & Solo Viola, 10, 5, & Solo Cello, 8, 4, & Solo Basses.
Includes 48 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
92 Instruments - 46 mb
This collection of Orchestral Woodwinds, Brass, & Percussion includes both sections and solo instruments recorded in a professional concert hall. Instruments include, Trumpet, French horn, Trombone, Tuba, Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, English Horn, Bassoon, Contra Bassoon, and a full set of Percussion instruments.
62 Instruments - 23mb
Modern Strings is a collection of string ensembles recorded in the amazing Saint Thomas Cathedral at Bastyr University in Northern Washington State in the US. The cathedral is 48 feet tall and features unusual near-perfect acoustics that attract frequent recording sessions for Hollywood films. Scores for "Brokeback Mountain," "About Schmidt," "Mr. Holland's Opus," "Mirror Mirror,", and orchestral tracks for Dave Matthews album have been recorded here. The cathedral is wired so that a modified bus configured for recording can pull up and plug into the pre wired snake to track the performance. Four pairs of microphones, both on stage and in the hall, were used to capture various size sections that are recombined in Sound Center.
51 Instruments - 195mb
Cakewalk Sound Center Sound Effects is a vast assortment of sound effects from the libraries of professional sound effects guru’s. These sounds have been used in motion pictures, television, and commercials and will expand your imagination beyond comprehension.
109 Instruments - 206mb
The Steinway Grand is one of the most classic grand pianos ever produced. Built with the best materials acquired, Steinway pianos create a rich full sound like none others. This beautiful Steinway Model L includes multiple layers matched for the ultimate realism. Each sample was reviewed, and the best were assembled to create this grand piano for Cakewalk’s Sound Center. As a result of this process, this natural sounding piano will work in any track mix.
10 Instruments - 135 mb
Urban is a complete sound set of chart-topping indispensable tool for every serious Hip-Hop musician/producer. Great care was taken to deliver usable sounds that will inspire and prove useful in music of all genres. Included are sounds ranging from hard urban vocal hooks to the grittiest of lo-fi Funk.
Includes 98 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
138 Instruments - 52 mb
Vintage Keyboards delivers the keyboard sounds that defined popular music in the '60s, '70s and '80s including the Hammond B-3 organ, Rhodes and Wurlitzer EP to legendary analog and digital synthesizers like the ARP 2600 and CP70, Vintage Keyboards gives you an all-in-one, no-compromise collection of over 30 classic keyboards meticulously sampled from the finest vintage instruments available.
Includes 136 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
200 Instruments - 47 mb
World Instruments represents an array of strings, winds, and percussion instruments from around the globe. African melodic and percussion, Chinese and India winds, Russian strings, and steel percussion instruments will color musical compositions with old world harmonic textures. This collection brings inspiring elements that weave the old world into the new world.
Includes 95 MIDI files for both auditioning the sounds and enhancing inspiration.
109 Instruments - 52 mb
The Hammond Organ was designed and built by ex-watchmaker Laurens Hammond in 1935. The Hammond B3 generates sounds using a tone generator consisting of an AC synchronous motor driving a set of 91 tone wheels, each of which rotates adjacent to a magnet and coil assembly. The number of bumps on each wheel determines the pitch produced by a particular tone wheel. The Hammond uses a unique drawbar system of additive timbre synthesis and stable tuning. A note on the organ consists of the fundamental and a number of harmonics, or multiples of that frequency. In the B3, the fundamental and up to eight harmonics are available, controlled the drawbars which are labeled to represent pipe organ pitches, The 2-speed, Leslie rotating speaker was a large part of the B3’s signature sound. Counter-rotating sound deflectors (one for the woofer and one for the tweeter) create a wonderful doppler vibrato effect, especially when the speed is changing. The Hammond B3 was popular with churches, home organists and became immensely popular during the 50's and 60's with rock and soul groups.
32 Instruments - 33 mb
The Mellotron was an innovative tape-based keyboard instrument which became a trademark sound of '70s progressive rock bands. Under each key is an 8 second length of magnetic tape which is moved past a playback head whenever the key is pressed. When the key is released, the tape is pulled back to its starting position by a spring. Since each sound is produced by a linear piece of tape rather than an endless loop, the Mellotron can reproduce the characteristic attack phase of an instrument such as a violin. Early Mellotron’s had long tapes divided into six separate sections, each with three tracks, which could select different sounds.
21 Instruments - 211 mb
The OB-Xa was designed as an enhanced OB-X, aiming to provide more features than its main competitor, the Prophet 5. The OB-Xa had lots of bells and whistles such as chord hold, poly glide, two LFOs and a switchable 2 or 4 pole filters. Above all, the OB-Xa retains the famous Oberheim sound. The OB-Xa excels at beefy leads, lush pads and shimmering strings.
24 Instruments - 269 mb
The Clavinet uses real strings, which are struck by rubber tipped hammers against a metal “anvil”. A pair of single coil, magnetic pickups convert the sound into an electrical signal for amplification. The 60-note, keyboard is velocity sensitive—the harder you play, the louder and more vibrant the tone. The Clavinet employs a combination of tone and pickup select switches, which can be used to vary the tone color.
18 Instruments - 239 mb
The Prophet 600 was a low-cost synthesizer based on the legendary Prophet-5 and was the world’s first synthesizer with a MIDI interface. It had six voices and the same Curtis synthesizer chips used in the Prophet-5. The envelopes and LFO were generated by the computer, and an arpeggiator and a 400-note polyphonic sequencer were also added to sweeten the deal.
24 Instruments - 146 mb
A piano teacher, Harold Rhodes initially created a tuning fork piano, the “Xylette”, during WWII as a portable instrument to help rehabilitate wounded airmen. He continued to refine and develop his idea producing the “Pre-Piano,” the “Piano Bass” and in 1965 the Rhodes Electric Piano was born. The innovative Rhodes piano immediately became a standard instrument in the jazz, pop, rock and R&B genres. The sound of the Rhodes is instantly recognizable and it remains a widely used instrument even to this day.
16 Instruments - 452 mb
The Yamaha CP-70 Electric Grand Piano was introduced in the mid-70's and produced until the mid-80's and during that time was the standard touring piano used by just about every major artist and group. The CP-70 is described as a portable electric grand piano. It is covered in black Tolex and comes apart in two separate pieces that weigh well over 100 pounds each. The CP-70 has hammers and strings just like a normal piano, and a piezoelectric pick-up system that converts the string vibration into an audio signal. The CP-70 has a warm, smooth sustain and is not as percussive as a grand piano. The lowest octave bass strings are shorter than normal and this octave doesn’t quite sound like a full sized piano. But this portable piano has a character all its own.
10 Instruments - 332 mb
The Wurlitzer electric piano utilized felt covered hammers which struck metallic reeds. The reeds are tuned with blobs of solder and a file. A magnetic pickup system converted the tone into electric energy and a small amplifier drove the built in speakers on the front of the piano. The Wurlitzer piano sounds very different from the Rhodes piano and has enjoyed great success, especially during the 1960s and 1970s. The Wurlitzer piano can be heard on Ray Charles’ classic “What I'd Say” recorded in 1959. Supertramp, Steely Dan and Little Feat also made extensive use of the classic Wurlitzer sound in their many great recordings.
12 Instruments - 188 mb
Cakewalk Sound Center Video Game Designer Suite is a collection of professional sounds produced for the ultimate gaming sound experience. Each expansion takes advantage of the powerful Sound Center real time controls allowing game sound designers to quickly transform sound parameters on demand. Change a jet into a space freighter, or a tin can into a gigantic blast; transform nature’s ambience into a futuristic world on a distant planet. It’s all here, awaiting your imagination to take your game audio to the next level.
64 Instruments - 41 mb