Loopmasters proudly announce DJ Spen - Underground House – a life’s work perfectly curated into a stunning sample collection of pure underground House. Dj Spen has put together the perfect fusion of classic and modern sounds from his extensive personal library including Classic Drums, Warm Vintage Basses, Skippy Percussion and Delicate Synths and Keys all made available to you 100% Royalty Free.
Spen began his career at the age of 13, producing mix shows for WEBB AM in Baltimore. With the formation of The Basement Boys record label in 1994, Spen formed Jasper Street Company, and released his first full production, "A Feelin". With the Basement Boys and Jasper Street, Spen gained consistent commercial and dancefloor success, and became an in-demand remix producer.
Over the years he has created remixes for some of clubland's biggest names, such as Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Everything but the Girl, Toni Braxton, Kirk Franklin, Ann Nesby, and Shaun Escoffery. While at Basement Boys, Spen partnered with Teddy Douglas, Thommy Davis and Karizma to create works that are still considered house anthems.
In 2012, Spen started Quantize Recordings with long-time partner Thommy Davis producing tracks form the likes of Jocelyn Brown, Barbara Tucker, Joi Cardwell, Melonie Daniels, Dawn Tallman, and Tracy Hamlin. With a career span of more than 30 years, Spen has become one of the most sought-after DJs in the U.S. He can be found jetting off to gigs at some of the premier clubs around the world. He plays regularly in the UK, as well as France, Italy, and Australia.
DJ Spen presents Underground House brings you the collected works of the man himself, You’ll find a wealth of Loops, One Hits and Multi Samples to inspire your productions – delivered at 120-130BPM, primed for your next classic House or stripped back underground production.
You’re spoilt for choice with Live, Upright and Synth Bass to underpin your beats - and timeless House instruments key labelled to mix and match as you wish! Instruments include Pianos, Clavinet, Rhodes, Bells, Horns, Organs and more, with single hits, chords and stabs to vary the sonic trajectory! Traditional percussion content includes shakers, guiros, bongos, tambourines and classic modern House percussion.
A prime collection of One Hits give you all the firepower you need to construct your own DJ Spen style masterpiece – with building blocks direct from the man himself. 79 Sampler patches and 256 Rex2 loops grant you access into yet another archive of sound and possibility.
A Message from DJ Spen
"Wow!!! Putting this Loopmasters collection together was an amazing experience from the very first moment. These samples are hand picked by me and are ready to be dropped into your soulful, deep , electronic, and underground dance productions. I used many of the sounds that were pivotal in the making of Basements Boys, Jasper St. Company, Code Red Recordings, and Quantize Recordings tracks as well as sounds that are future forward in concept. With the help of incredible musicians including With the help of incredible musicians including Gary Hudgins, Earl Tutu and John Khan, David Anthony, Soulfuledge ,and up and coming producers Kuest and Kreata, I was able to crate a package full of all the professional tools you'll need to create killer tracks and keep you creatively moving along."
In detail expect to find 1.16 GB of content with 430 individual 24 Bit Wav files. 236 Loops are included with 45 Bass Loops, 85 Drum Loops [6 Snares, 8 Hats, and 16 tops, 6 Claps, 8 Kicks, 36 Full Loops and 5 Other Loops], 69 Music Loops and 37 Perc Loops. 194 one hits are included with 26 Bass Hits, 94 Drum Hits [20 Hats, 20 Kicks, 40 Percs and 14 Snares], 36 FX Hits and 38 Music Hits. There are 256 Rex2 Loops and 79 Sampler patches included for NNXT, Sfz, Halion, Kontakt and Esx24.
DJ Spen brings you a lifetime of dedication to music and an education in House. Check out the demos, and don’t forget to try the free taster pack before you buy!