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MIDI Lab: Old Skool Disco: £12.95


Take a trip back to the 70's and 80's with these classic retro disco MIDI construction kits.

Features loops for piano, rhodes, synth, clavinet and parts for both synth and electric bass. Also includes professional arrangements for multi-sampled string and horn sections.

"MIDI Lab: Old Skool Disco" features three professionally performed and programmed MIDI construction kits in classic "old skool' disco styles.

Each kit has been divided up into separate loops to give the user full control over the arrangement. The keyboard loops include parts for acoustic and electric pianos. Superbly played bass parts for synth bass and virtual electric bass. Authentic synth lead hooks and solos and super funky clavinet grooves. Also we have included some expertly crafted arrangements for virtual string and horn plug-ins.

All three construction kits were recorded using "live continuous keyboard takes" So instead of having just one loop to paste down the track, you have complete and varied performances which were later chopped into 8 or 16 bar loops for the user to arrange to their own taste. This is true of all the keyboard parts and also the bass grooves which were also played "live" and split later, so you have many variations to work with. String and horn arrangements were then composed and added along with extra synth riffs and solos etc.

Our demos feature all the MIDI instrument parts from the three kits. Each kit is key and tempo labelled and there is also an MP3 mix with each kit for user reference.


3 MIDI Construction Kits. 169 files in total.



Total pack size: 19.9 MB (unzipped)

Please Note:

Smash Up The Studio MIDI Lab products contain MIDI instrument and keyboard loops. They do not contain audio files or drum loops.

All MIDI loops are royalty free: Under the terms of our license agreement.

Produced by Steve Burton

About the performer

Steve Burton is a session keyboardist, songwriter, producer based in London. His work has covered many genres, from R&B, House, Pop and Jazz thru to Film and Soundtrack. He has featured on many great mixes by artists such as:

Whitney Houston
Janet Jackson
George Michael
Mary J Blige
Justin Timberlake
Aretha Franklin
Jocelyn Brown
Masters At Work
Lynden David Hall
Cheryl Lynn
C&C Music Factory
Barbara Tucker
Ten City
Destiny's Child
Basement Jaxx
Joey Negro
Judy Cheeks
Sounds of Blackness
Bobby Brown
Da Mob
CJ Mackintosh
Jordan Knight
M People
All Saints
Michael Proctor
Ivan Mathius
Natasha Bedingfield
Saffron Hill
Rui Da Silva
Philip Ramirez
Trevor Horn
Love Happy
Double 99
Victoria Beckham
Nu Circle
Emma B
Cevin Fisher
Lisa Stansfield
Tim Deluxe
Kardinal Beats
Soul Dhamma
Dane Bowers
Driza Bone

And many more....