Sample packs in the style of: Calvin Harris
calvin harris is one of the biggest producers and DJs in modern dance music, with over a billion streams and a big no. awards in his name. He made songs with artists such as The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and Sam Smith and released many dance music hits. Creatives who love the Calvin Harris sound need look no further as we’ve put together a list of 5 sample packs perfectly suited to his sound and style:
1. Calvin from Macbeth Sounds
The biggest sample pack we reviewed is Macbeth Sounds Calvin. It gives you a wide opportunity in sounds with more 250 samples and 90+ presets for Sylenth1. Not only did they manage to recreate the sound of Calvin Harris pop songs, but they also created a variety of sounds from Calvin Harris’ progressive house years. If you want to do EDM, Pop or electronic music in general, it’s a pack to watch.
2. Ambient Keys by Production Master
Calvin Harris is a master at placing keys and pianos in his production and making them sound atmospheric and emotional. Production Master created Ambient Keys where you get 100 serum presets with relaxing keys, lush pinches, emotive soundscapes and sweet chord sounds.
3. Slide by Pro Drum Loops
With over 20 sample drum loops, Slip is a great pack for getting organic and funky house loops. Pro Drum Loops was inspired by Calvin Harris’ hit “Slide” with Frank Ocean and really went into detail. You can download the samples in different options suitable for your DAW or you can download the Wavs.
4. Chill House 2022 by Seven Sounds
Seven Sounds offers a complete sample pack with 4 voices, 20 drum loops, 25 instrument loops and 8 music loops. They created this pack to capture the vibe of the Calvin Harris 2022 sound and even combined it with samples inspired by Martin Garrix, Meduza and Kygo. All in all, you get a great pack for all your future productions.
Price: 18.86 euro
5. Better Days by Digit Sounds
Digit Sounds has created a pack with 365 sounds and samples suitable for pop music. They are carefully designed and feature instruments like piano, electric piano, guitar, and acoustic guitar. Inspired by Calvin Harris, Justin Bieber, DJ Khaled and many more, it’s the perfect tool to bring your unfinished songs to life.
Price: 14.99 pounds
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