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MacBytes
Feb 2, 2004, 04:56 AM
Category: Reviews
Link: In Depth: Apple GarageBand Jam Pack. (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20040202055601)

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nagromme
Feb 2, 2004, 05:16 AM
Soundtrack is for video soundtracks--not a direct alternative or upgrade to GarageBand. Still, if you want to compare... GB has 1000 loops, and JP adds another 2000. But ST still has more: 4000 out of the box.

(Are the GB and JP ones all taken from the ST set, or are there any new ones?)

peterjhill
Feb 2, 2004, 05:48 AM
Check out my new post below for the full list in readable format

Nik_Doof
Feb 2, 2004, 10:13 AM
"In this article, we take the most in-depth look ever at the Jam Pack add-on"

In other words...they list the files that are in the pack.

nagromme
Feb 2, 2004, 02:25 PM
I would personally WANT to see a list before buying.

peterjhill
Feb 2, 2004, 03:39 PM
Originally posted by nagromme
I would personally WANT to see a list before buying.

Yes, but don't you think the author of the article could have spent more than a minute on the whole thing? Look what I did, I condensed 500 lines into less than 20. It makes it much easier to see what is there.

Here we go, five minutes with excel and the uniq command:

They are all .aif's. The first number is the number of loops with the same title:
(9) 12 String Dream
(1) 70s Ballad Piano
(84) 70s Electric Piano
(61) 70s Rock Piano
(18) 80s Dance Bass Synth
(7) 80s Pop Beat
(157) Abstract Atmosphere
(7) Acoustic Noodling
(12) Acoustic Picking
(3) Acoustic Slide
(27) Acoustic Vamp
(95) Analog Drum Machine
(12) Ancient Didjeridoo
(15) Asian Gamelan
(2) Authentic Dudka
(7) Blue Jazz Organ Riff
(17) Blues Harmonica
(16) Burning Rock Organ
(1) Car Start Loop
(2) Cash Register Sounds
(4) Chilled Beats
(13) Classic Funk Synth
(9) Classic Rock Bass
(5) Classic Rock Beat
(4) Classic Rock Fretless
(3) Classic Rock Guitar
(1) Classic Rock Organ
(7) Classic Rock Piano
(7) Classic Rock Steel
(1) Claypot Percussion
(156) Club Dance Beat
(21) Contemplative Synth
(11) Cop Show Clav
(2) Cricket Sound Effects
(2) Crowd Applause
(2) Deep Electric Piano
(10) Deep House Bass
(1) Deep House Bells
(2) Deep House Dance Beat
(1) Deep Pad
(7) Delicate Piano
(4) Distorted Finger Bass
(1) Dreamy Electric Piano
(9) Dreamy Guitar Pattern
(1) Drive By Sound Effect
(2) Eastern Santoor
(16) Echo Electric Piano
(11) Echo Guitar
(1) Echo Vibes
(21) Edgy Rock Bass
(24) Effected Drum Kit
(15) Electric Slap
(3) Emotional Piano
(1) Ethnic Shake Loop
(11) Exotic Beat
(21) Folk Mandolin
(3) Fretless Groove
(1) Funk Tambourine
(31) Funky Electric Piano
(17) Funky Latin Drums
(1) Funky Muted Bass
(6) Funky Pop Bass
(16) Funky Pop Drum
(3) Funky Pop Drums
(3) Funky Pop Synth
(7) Fusion Electric Piano
(1) Glass Breaking Loop
(15) Groovy Electric Bass
(25) Hip Hop Beat
(1) Hip Hop Low Bass
(4) Hip Hop Piano
(1) Hip Hop Shaker
(4) Hip Hop Strings
(2) House Chords
(1) House Conga
(1) House Organ Riff
(1) House Shaker
(47) Instrumental Shorts
(4) Island Reggae Bass
(1) Island Reggae Organ
(55) Jazz Piano Bar
(4) Jazz Vibraphone
(3) Jazzy Rock Bass
(13) Jazzy Rock Drums
(7) Latin Lounge Piano
(8) Latin Nylon Guitar
(1) Latin Percussion
(1) Light House Bass
(17) Live Edgy Drums
(9) Lounge Jazz Drums
(35) Lounge Vibes
(1) Mellow Latin Conga
(5) Middle Eastern Lute
(7) Middle Eastern Oud
(8) Moody Electric Piano
(8) Motown Bass
(7) Motown Beat
(4) Motown Drummer
(5) Muted Rock Bass
(7) Natural Drum Kit
(4) Nordic Keyed Fiddle
(5) Old School Funk Line
(4) Orchestra Brass
(78) Orchestra Strings
(5) Orchestral Woodwinds
(44) Percussion Combo
(1) Phase Synth
(1) Phone Sound Effect
(1) Pluck Synth
(24) Plucked Balalaika
(3) Pop Bass
(1) Pop Piano
(1) Pop Triangle
(1) Ride Cymbal Solo
(2) RnB Bass
(9) RnB Beat
(2) RnB Electric Piano
(34) RnB Horn Section
(9) RnB Muted Guitar
(25) Rock Bass
(2) Rock Beat
(3) Rock Clav
(17) Rock Steady Bass
(4) Rock Steady Beat
(6) Rock Steady Organ
(5) Rock Steady Sax
(2) Rock Steady Synth
(3) Round Funk Bass
(15) Round Latin Bass
(28) Rural Banjo
(4) Sabahar Riff
(12) Sci Fi Texture
(1) Shaker
(1) Simple Electric Piano
(3) Simple Funk Drums
(6) Slap Bass
(2) Slow Rock Beats
(1) Slow Sub Bass
(5) Smooth Fretless Bass
(10) Smooth Jazz Piano
(2) Smooth Synth Lead
(1) Soda Can Sound Effect
(1) SongBird Sound Effect
(5) Southern Bass
(3) Southern Beat
(7) Southern Rock Bass
(1) Southern Rock Guitar
(10) Southern Rock Piano
(4) Spacey Electric Piano
(3) Steel String Slide
(4) Straight Up Beat
(15) Strummed Acoustic
(1) Swirling Pad
(15) Swirly Filter
(42) Synth Array
(2) Synth Bass Pulse
(2) Synth Swirl
(4) Synth Tone Bass
(17) Synthesizer Bass
(1) Tech House Beat
(5) Techno Beat
(1) Techno Synth
(1) Thick House Bass
(9) Thumpy Hip Hop Bass
(11) Tonewheel Organ
(1) Triangle Combo
(1) Triangle Loop
(10) Turkish Saz Riff
(4) Upbeat Electric Piano
(6) Upbeat Funk Drums
(33) Upright Funk Bass
(7) Upright Hip Hop Bass
(7) Vintage Funk Kit
(19) Vinyl Scratch
(7) Walking Upright Bass
(9) Woody Latin Bass
(4) World Bongo
(8) World Conga
(1) World Electric Piano
(1) World Maraca
(9) World Muted Guitar
(2) World Tribal Dance
(2) Wow Bass

Dahl
Jul 13, 2004, 05:47 PM
I don't really see too much about the effects either.
I'm thinking about getting the package, so I can use it for multimedia work like buttons etc. but I don't really know if it's worth it.