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SonySony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today announced the availability of a new trio of Sony Sound Series Premium Collection, Artist Integrated loop library titles for making rock, pop, jazz, R&B, and reggae music. A SonySound Series exclusive, the Artist Integrated (AI) line comprises sets of sample libraries that are designed to work seamlessly with each other. Starting with Steve Ferrone's "Drums from the Big Room," each loop library title builds on top of the other, resulting in tightly focused sets that work together flawlessly to generate original, royalty free music.

"The new Artist Integrated titles are a welcome addition to the Sound Series catalog," said Dave Chaimson, vice-president of global marketing for Sony Creative Software. "Using Steve Ferrone's incredible 'Drums from the Big Room' library as the basis for a fresh set of Artist Integrated titles set the stage for an inspiring round of content development. A lot of great tracks are going to get produced with this new trio of titles."

The new Artist Integrated trio includes:

  • Drums from the Big Room Drum loops performed by legendary timekeeper Steve Ferrone (Eric Clapton, Duran Duran, Tom Petty) and produced by Grammy® winner Greg Ladanyi (Jackson Browne, Don Henley, Toto). 
  • DNA Bass – Bass lines generated over "Big Room" drums. Great tone, superb editing, and a generous supply of variations will allow producers to fashion tight rhythm sections instantly with "Big Room" Drums. 
  • VertuStudio Guitars – Versatile electric guitar parts crafted directly over "Big Room"/"DNA Bass" combinations. Features custom and vintage guitars and tube amplifiers as well as 100% analog in-line effects chains.

Price and Availability

The three new Artist Integrated loop libraries are now available and may be purchased online at www.sonycreativesoftware.com for $99.95 each (MSRP). Between now and Dec. 15, 2011, buy "DNA Bass" and "VertuStudio Guitars," and receive "Drums from the Big Room" free. For more information, please visit the Artist Integrated website and ACIDPlanet:



About Sony Creative Software

Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, audio, and music production, as well as industry-leading technology for DVD production and Blu-ray Disc™ authoring. Sound Forge™ Pro, ACID™ Pro, and Vegas™ Pro software have defined digital content creation for a generation of creative professionals. These signature product lines continue to advance media production by providing powerful, accessible tools. Today, there is a Sony Creative Software application for every level of expertise, including a full line of consumer software based on the company's professional applications. In addition, Sony Creative Software produces the extensive Sony® Sound Series collection of royalty-free loops and samples, Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series exclusive sound effects, and Vision Series video creation assets. Further, the company provides the industry-leading tools for enterprise-level Blu-ray Disc™ authoring: Blu-code™ encoder, Blu-print® software, and on-Q Create® for Blu-ray Java. The company's customers span the globe and include professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, as well as students, educators, and hobbyists. For more information about professional and consumer products, visit www.sonycreativesoftware.com.

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