Sia, Just Blaze, Take A Daytrip Anchor Free Native Instruments Charity Sound Pack
Native Instruments has released a free charity sound pack including audio stems, samples, and production kits from nine-time Grammy nominee Sia, production duo Take A Daytrip (Lil Nas X, Travis Scott & Kid Cudi) and hip-hop legend Just Blaze (Jay-Z, Eminem) and 11 other top creators.
The sound packs are also a fundraiser for Native Instruments’ Community Drive was created as a collaboration with the artist community both as a way to raise funds for the thousands of musicians in urgent economic and as a resource to help them stay creative during the quarantine.
Community Drive’s exclusive content features over 200 samples, 67 loops, 35 kits and 58 presets. Participating musicians and exclusive sounds include: Sia, Take A Daytrip’s No Idle Crew, Just Blaze, Richard Devine, Miquela, DJ Dahi, BT, Philomene Tsongui, Junkie XL, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Peaches, Laurel Halo and Kimbra.
Community Drive Fundraiser
As part of the campaign, Native Instruments has announced a €100,000 donation ($114,00 U.S.) distributed evenly across seven global charities.
The organizations were chosen in collaboration with many of Community Drive’s artist partners: : The MusiCares Covid-19 Relief Fund (USA), Musicians Without Borders (NL), Keychange (EU), Black Trans Femmes in the Arts (USA), KUUMBA In Motion (USA), In Place Of War (UK) and Heart N Soul (UK.)
Though the sounds on the Community Drive sound pack are free, users are also encouraged to make donations to the participating organizations via GoFundMe HERE.
“We’re beyond excited to present this incredible collection of sounds, created by a talented and generous group of artists from across the musical spectrum,” says Constantin Koehncke, Global Marketing Director at Native Instruments. “We hope that music makers everywhere will enjoy creating with fresh sounds from Grammy-winning stars and hip hop legends, to Hollywood composers and electronic innovators – and we can’t wait to hear the results. Most importantly, we hope that it will inspire some to donate, so that together we can make an impact in supporting musicians everywhere. We’ve all seen how hard the music community has been hit by COVID-19. But we’ve also seen how the community can come together to support each other when it’s most needed.”