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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"The standard of production here is absolutely first-class, and while the stylistic focus is often dark, dirty and gritty, this fine library will prove its worth to any dance music producer."
Rating: 10/10
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Future Music
Future Music Magazine UK

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"...no stone has been left unturned in Schmitt's hunt for the best Electro House sounds. [...] this disc has plenty of quality sounds"
Rating: 10/10
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Music Tech Magazine
Music Tech Magazine UK

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"Excellent selection of traditional and more cutting-edge and experimental electro sounds."
Rating: 9/10
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Recording.de
Recording.de

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"[...] Sehr gut und absolut stilsicher! [...] Alle Sounds sind 1a in Handarbeit produziert. [...] ein klarer Redaktionstipp"
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Future Music
Future Music Magazine UK

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

"[...] suitable for producers of just about any kind of House or Techno [...] fantastically versatile sounds..."
Rating: 9/10
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

"It is highly usable."
Rating: 8/10
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Logic User
Logic User

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

"In my opinion the best 'No Kick Sample CD 2009'."
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Amazona.de
Amazona.de

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

"nice synthetic sounding [...] immense groovy [...] very varied [...] absolut inspiring and a must buy!"
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Sound and Recording
Sound & Recording

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

"Kick Free ist jedenfalls sexy: Dance-orientiert, rhythmisch und inspirierend. [...] Eine echte Empfehlung!"
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Keys
Keys

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

"Kick Free Vol. 1 widmet sich nur einem Thema, dafür aber mit großer Aufmerksamkeit. Diese Fundgrube ist eine echte Empfehlung."
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

There are also over 300 kick-free loops [...], making this a great disc for bolstering your top end and adding flavour. [...] the quality is top notch.
Rating: 10/10
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Music Tech Magazine
Music Tech Magazine UK

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"The deepest and most complete Synth FX library we've ever heard. Recommended indeed."
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Future Music
Future Music Magazine UK

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"The quality's absolutely top notch and the slick, professional sound of the samples can't be faulted."
Rating: 9/10
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Logic User
Logic User

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"The sounds are extreme clear and noiseless. With FX Revolution Vol.1 Oliver Schmitt sets high standards."
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Amazona.de
Amazona.de

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"...really wicked effect loops, in parts with vocals and pretty experimental. [...] Again a must buy!"
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Beat Magazine
Beat Magazine Germany

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"Nothing to complain!"
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Professional Audio
Professional Audio

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"[...] auf hohem, professionellen Niveau produziert. [...] Die Loops [...] erweisen sich als perfekte Add-on Beats zu bestehenden Arrangements.
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Sound and Recording
Sound & Recording

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"Klanglich wird eine Menge geboten, von sanft und weich bis sägend-aggressiv mit viel Distortion und Ringmodulation."
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"This CD is a serious contender for the best hard dance sample CD we've ever heard."
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Music Tech Magazine
Music Tech Magazine UK

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

An essential toolkit for anyone writing electronic music.
Rating: 10/10 plus the Music Tech Excellence Award
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International DJ Magazine
International DJ Magazine

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"The simplicity of the product ist outstanding and the quality of the sounds are excellent - roll on volume two."
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Future Music
Future Music UK

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"One of its unique selling points is the inclusion of kick-free drum loops, a feature we'd like to see n more sample packs."
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Professional Audio
Professional Audio

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"[...] Especially impressing are the experimental- and kick-free-loops [...] Very good sounding sounds, that are also interesting for all kinds of
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Sound and Recording
Sound & Recording

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

[...] [...] varied, authentic and powerful produced [...] Here we don`t have only menue-programs, where you can audio test the same samples via the keyboard - added are real playable programs for each single tonal sound.
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Beat Magazine
Beat Magazine Germany

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

[...] one is enthusiastic about the solid sound and the thereby high assertiveness of the material. Here one never feels just to get one more "filling material", all loops seem to be original and perfectly conditioned. A novelty are also the contained 575 no-kick-loops!
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Keys
Keys

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"The loops were programmed exclusively for this CD[...] a lovingly compiled production for dance styles"
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Logic User
Logic User

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"...programmed with much love for the details. Drumssounds or loops aren´t sampled/ripped from any other archieves."
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Sound and Recording
Sound & Recording

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"Das Ganze ist wie immer auf sehr hohem Niveau, grooved exorbitant und liefert ganz ohne Construction-Kit-Korsett prima Sounds.[...]Daumen rauf!"
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Recording.de
Recording.de

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

Der Untertitel verspricht, dass es sich um "Unique Loops by Oliver Schmitt" handelt. Das ist mittlerweile schon fast ein Gütesiegel in der Branche [...] Einmal mehr stellt Oliver Schmitt unter Beweis, worin seine Leidenschaft liegt: Im programmieren von Loops.
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Recording.de
Recording.de

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

Über Club Revolution Vol.1 "Treibend, frisch, groovy! [...] Die Vielfalt und dennoch gleichbleibend hohe Qualität bei dieser CD ist wirklich bemerkenswert. [...]"
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Logic User
Logic User

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

Mir ist kaum eine DVD bekannt, die derart facettenreich und inspirierend ist.
Rating: 10/10 Punkte - Redaktionstipp!
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Recording.de
Recording.de

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

"...zu einem Preis, der wirklich absolut konkurrenzlos ist. Wer hier nicht zugreift, ist selber Schuld."
Rating: Redaktionstipp
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Recording.de
Recording.de

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

Diese FX sind in der Tat eine absolute Bereicherung. [...] Aufgrund des sehr guten Sounddesigns, des Umfanges und des fairen Preises ist FXR Vol.1 für mich ein klarer Redaktionstipp.
Rating: 10/10 Punkte Redaktionstipp!
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: CLUB Revolution Vol.1

"Although this CD covers a wide spectrum of electronic dance genre, the highlight of this library is the 575 kick-free loops. These serves as "top" loops that can be used to augment your main drum loops."
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Sound and Gear
Sounds and Gear

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

"If I had to choose one word, it would be "groove" [...] Well recorded, well produced and just plain fun to play."
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Computer Music
Computer Music

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

SOR's Oliver Schmitt returns with another impeccable pack for dance musicians. [...] The superior production quality means that you'll be satisfied even if you just grab a short section of each loop.
Rating: 9/10
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Amazona.de
Amazona.de

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"+++++ geniale Snares /// +++++ Sounds fügen sich gut ein /// +++++ keine Poser-Sounds /// +++ gute Kicks /// +++ gute Construction- und Single-Loops"
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Waveformless
Waveformless

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

...the production quality is extremely slick and the effects themselves are often quite layered and complex. [...] The only thing that keeps this from being a full 10/10 is the price.
Rating: 09/10
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Plug Hugger
Plug Hugger

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

The highlights of this collection is when Oliver Schmitt is exploring minimalistic grooves and is playing around with odd time signatures - that's when you forget that you're listening to a sample library and start producing just by sheer pleasure.
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Plug Hugger
Plug Hugger

About: MINIMAL TECHNO Revolution Vol. 1

This is of the best collection of kick-free loops I've heard in a long long time. [...] I can't think of anything better than MTR1 right now. The skills of Oliver Schmitt when it comes to drum loops are considerable and he truly masters the art of creating sparse and highly intelligent loops that both inspires and leaves room for your own drum sounds.
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Logic User
Logic User

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

Wirklich einzigartig [...] völlig neu produzierte und wirklich innovative Loops, wie man Sie bei keinem anderen Anbieter findet. [...] Meiner Meinung nach die besten Kick Free Loops 2010
Rating: 10/10
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Apfelwahn Music
Apfelwahn Music

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

Mit Kick Free Vol. 2 hat man in Windeseile einen komplexen Groove bis hin zu einem Arrangement zusammengebastelt [...] Im Gegensatz zu vielen anderen Libraries gibt es keine Ausrutscher: Alle Loops und Samples sind durchgängig sehr sorgfältig erstellt und das Ergebnis minutiöser Detailarbeit.
Rating: Testnote 1
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Apfelwahn Music
Apfelwahn Music

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

Im Gegensatz zu vielen anderen Libraries gibt es keine Ausrutscher: Alle Loops und Samples sind durchgängig sehr sorgfältig erstellt und das Ergebnis minutiöser Detailarbeit.
Rating: Testnote 1
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.1

It's intended to give producers a mix and match option for building new and unique drum patterns. [...] superbly programmed with many usable sounds.
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

They say that sequels are supposed to be better than the original, and Vol. 2 delivers. Although both libraries are kind of pricey, they are superbly programmed with many usable sounds.
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Apfelwahn Music
Apfelwahn Music

About: MINIMAL TECHNO Revolution Vol. 1

[...] Oliver Schmitt liefert hier sowohl Quantität als auch Qualität ab. Es wurde nicht unnötig geloopt und alle Samples wurden wie immer exklusiv produziert.[...] Alles in allem eine wirklich umfassende und hervorragende Auswahl ohne Ausreißer!
Rating: Testnote 1
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Apfelwahn Music
Apfelwahn Music

About: Revolution Vanguard Vol. 3

Für mich sind alle 3 Sets ein Pflichtkauf für Vanguard Besitzer. Die Sounds sind alle auf gewohnt hohem SOR Niveau programmiert und allemal ihr Geld wert. [...] klarer Redaktionstipp
Rating: Redaktionstipp
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Future Music Magazine UK
Future Music Magazine UK

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

Reviewers favourite Olli Schmitt and his Sound of Revolution label return with volume two of Kick Free Revolution, 600+ loops of tight tops at 127bpm. [...] it looks like Mr Schmitt has produced another gem.
Rating: 9/10
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Waveformless
Waveformless

About: MINIMAL TECHNO Revolution Vol. 1

Schmitt's usual talent for creative and futuristic sounding programming continues here in abundance. All the sounds and production are absolutely current sounding and genre appropriate. [...] it is clear that Sounds of Revolution are aiming for the top.
Rating: 10/10
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Computer Music Magazine UK
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: MINIMAL TECHNO Revolution Vol. 1

"Every sound is upfront, tight and powerful, and what's more, it's easy to get inspired and start working on ideas right away. [...] If you can't find something you like in this package, you're in the wrong business."
Rating: 9/10
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Pro-Tone
Pro-Tone

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.2

You get top-notch quality, huge variety and usability 'Sounds of Revolution' has proven once more why their products are one of the best out there.
Rating: 10/10
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: FX Revolution Vol.1

"...carefully crafted and edited with the use of clever processing...even the additional 300+ kick-free loops rock."
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

"...the samples are easy to work with because most of them were left dry for further processing. This is a big plus because, sometimes, I'd like to torture my samples beyond recognition."
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Beat Magazine
Revolution VIRUS C/TI - Vol.2

About: Revolution Virus C / TI Vol. 2

"...aufwändig programmierte Klänge mit interessanten Modulationen. [...] Fans von Trance-, Future-Pop-, Techno- aber auch Ambient-Klängen kommen bei diesem Set voll auf ihre Kosten.
Rating: 5 / 6
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Beat Magazine
Revolution Vanguard - Vol.3

About: Revolution Vanguard Vol. 3

"Die 128 Klänge eignen sich insbesondere für alle Stilrichtungen zwischen Trance und Techno, aber auch andere elektronischen Genres können von den durchsetzungsfähigen Sounds profitieren. [...] Auch bei diesem Soundset werden die Synthesemöglichkeiten des Vanguard voll ausgeschöpft."
Rating: 5,5 / 6
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Beat Magazine
Revolution ES2

About: Revolution ES 2

"Mit druckvollen Bässen, weichen bis kreischenden Lead-Sounds, warmen Flächen und interessanten Effekten liefert das inspirierende Soundset eingelungenes Klangarsenal, um die Tanzfl ächen zu erobern."
Rating: 5 / 6
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Keys
Revolution ES2

About: Revolution ES 2

"...Viele Sounds wirken komplex und lebendig. [...] angesichts der guten Qualität und des breiten Spektrums empfehlenswert."
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Keys
Revolution VANGUARD - Vol.1

About: Revolution Vanguard Vol. 1

Die Programme von SOR haben Elan und setzen sich auch in dichten Arrangements durch. Den Spaß am Klangschrauben merkt man den Sounds an...
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Amazona.de
Revolution JD800 - Vol.1/2/3

About: Revolution JD800/990 Vol.1

"...es gibt auch sehr viele Nuancen, die ich aus dem JD800 so noch nicht gehört habe. Besonders die Pads und Retro-Sounds haben mich beeindruckt. [...] außerordentlich gute Patches
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Amazona.de
Revolution VANGUARD Vol. 1-3

About: Revolution Vanguard Vol. 1

"...Es sind Sounds enthalten, die ich aus dem Vanguard so noch nie gehört habe...[...] Ihm sind wirklich einige außerordentlich gute Patches gelungen."
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Logic User
Revolution ES2

About: Revolution ES 2

Das Soundset bietet vor allen fette Leadsounds sowie knallige Bässe. [...] Trotz der mageren internen Effeksektion des ES2 klingen die Sounds äußerst druckvoll und kräftig ! [...] Die Sounds decken eine enorme Bandbreite ab.
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Keyboards
Revolution VIRUS

About: Revolution Virus

Im Gegensatz zu vielen anderen Soundsets nutzen die Sounds auch die Anschlagstärke des Virus. Dadurch erhalten Sie lebendige Klänge."
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Keys
Revolution JD800

About: Revolution JD800/990 Vol.1

"Die Serie des Programmieres Oliver Schmitt besticht vor allem durch ihren elektronischen Purismus. Hier findet sich Material für jeden Frequenz- und Härtebereich."
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Keys
Revolution MICROWAVE 1

About: Revolution Microwave

"Als musikalische Einsatzgebiete kommen hauptsächlich Techno und House, sowie verwandte Stile in Frage. Wer bereits über mehrere Basis-Sets verfügt, kann mit diesem empfehlenswerten Produkt kaum etwas falsch machen."
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Keys
Revolution ES2

About: Revolution ES 2

"In view of the good quality and huge spectrum of sounds this soundest comes highly recommended."
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: MINIMAL TECHNO Revolution Vol. 1

As for the overall delivery and programming of the loops, and as I expected from a Sounds of Revolution product, this is a high quality sample pack worthy of praise
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Keys
Keys

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

Angesichts des Umfangs von etwa 1 GB (WAV-Content) dürfte man neben dieser Library so schnell keine weiteren Electro House-Samples mehr benötigen.
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Apfelwahn Music
Apfelwahn Music

About: ABSTRACT AND WEIRD Vol. 1

Beide Libraries bieten für einen absolut attraktiven Preis unverbrauchte Loops an, die sich fast in jeder Produktion gut machen können. [...] Die Qualität der Loops ist wie gewohnt hoch [...] Redaktionstipp und meine uneingeschränkte Kaufempfehlung.
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: CLICKS AND GLITCHES Vol. 1

100 Loops here from SOR?s golden-eared Oliver Schmitt[...] This focused pack gets our thumbs up, and the production is top-notch.

Rating: 8/10
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Apfelwahn Music
Apfelwahn Music

About: TRIBAL PROGRESSIVE REVOLUTION Vol.1

Auch bei dieser Library stellt Oliver Schmitt wieder unter Beweis, dass er in Sachen Qualität und Sorgfalt bei der Auswahl und Nachbearbeitung seiner Samples nicht nachlässt [...] Redaktionstipp !
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: ABSTRACT AND WEIRD Vol. 1

[...] and none of it would sound out of place in the Beatport tech house Top Ten. It's varied, fresh and inspiring...

Rating: 8/10
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Pro-Tone
Pro-Tone

About: ABSTRACT AND WEIRD Vol. 1

[...] there they are, those special sounds, weird, not really percussion, not very obvious, but they all do one thing: making a track unique and groovy. Until now we couldn't find any similar sample collection to this one.
Rating: 10/10

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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: CLICKS AND GLITCHES Vol. 1

This pack lives up to my expectations, with some pretty useable esoteric loops that can add a little 'extra' to your compositions [...] you can't go wrong with this.
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: ABSTRACT AND WEIRD Vol. 1

I love this library's superior quality in terms of how the loops were recorded. The spiky and glitchy drum loops are top notch and the best offering.
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Beat Magazine
Beat Magazine Germany

About: Electro House Revolution Vol.1

Oliver Schmitt konnte sich in den letzten Jahren einen hervorragenden Ruf als Sounddesigner für Synthpatches und Clubsamples erarbeiten. Auf dieser DVD widmet er sich stilsicher dem House-Genre... Rating: 5/6
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: HATS AND TOPS VOL.1

There are 100 of the tightest, bounciest top lines you've heard, and the good news is that the'll sit well in any club-based genre.

Rating: 9/10
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Plughugger

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.3

Oliver Schmitt is a man driven by a passion. Just like Deadmau5, he knows the art of creating drum loops [...] I marvel at the cunning steeped in this collection [...] The usage of tonal elements is very clever... Rating: AWARD!
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Waveformless
Waveformless

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.3

There's plenty of loosely swinging hats for house or techno, ethnic percussion for adding a more exotic feel, Kraftwerkian laser rhythms for an electronic edge, straight forward dance grooves, you name it.
Rating: 09 / 10
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Beat Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: TRIBAL PROGRESSIVE REVOLUTION Vol.1

What's great about this sample pack is that the style presented here really varies. [...] Tribal Progressive is a good starter library that is loaded with first-rate samples.
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: KICK FREE Revolution Vol.3

There's not much change to SOR's winning formula here [...] It's quality stuff...
Rating: 08/10
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: ABSTRACT AND WEIRD Vol.2

... resulting in loops with unique timbres and feels. [...] It's as slick as you'd expect from Sounds of Revolution.
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Computer Music Magazine
Computer Music Magazine UK

About: TRIBAL PROGRESSIVE REVOLUTION Vol.1

It's the same high quality we're used to from SOR maestro Oliver Schmitt, and it's open-ended nature means any electronic genres should benefit from this bulging pack. 08/10
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Beat Magazine
Beat Magazine Germany

About: CLICKS AND GLITCHES VOL.2

...Dabei zeichnet sich das Sample-Material trotz aller Abstraktheit durch einen mitreißenden Groove sowie eine enorme Liebe zum Detail aus. [...] Eine erfrischend andere Loop-Kollektion, bei der vor allem Freunde von Minimal-Techno und -House oder Glitch voll auf ihre Kosten kommen.
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: HATS AND TOPS VOL.1

Use the samples to augment into your drum mixes or use as is as fillers in gaps or transitions in breakdowns. [...] All 24-bit files were programmed from scratch and applied with the latest processing tools for maximum sound and fidelity.
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Wusik Sound Magazine
Wusik Sound Magazine

About: CLICKS AND GLITCHES VOL.2

This library can be used in conjunction with other loops or drum mixes that requires certain charm or lacks edge over others.
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Beat Magazine
Beat Magazine Germany

About: MINIMAL TECHNO Revolution Vol. 1

Das musikalisch hervorragend einsetzbare Klangmaterial kann sich hören lassen: Druckvoll, futuristisch und vielseitig tönt es aus den Boxen. Klasse!
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Waveformless
Waveformless

About: CLICKS AND FX Vol.1

Producers of techno, minimal, electro, tech-house and other "techy" styles of music will get the most mileage out of these for sure...
Rating: 10/10
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