Big Fish Audio Plush 2 review

Hey what’s up fam!

Another Friday has come so it’s time for some more Big Fish!

Today I’m checking out Plush 2.

So what is Plush 2?

plsh2-1It’s a new collection of Urban/R&B construction loops, riffs, drums, and samples.

As many new libraries from Big Fish, it comes in the KLI format for quick auditioning, tempo syncing, and effect manipulation.

The concept behind the library is to provide you a nice source of smooth, silky, R&B style samples and riffs.

They also give you patches for the drums, the individual kits, the individual sounds, and even some live drum loops to keep it versatile.

Plenty of content here for anyone into Smooth  R&B production

 

Quick Specs

How does it sound?

Reel to Reel Tape RecorderTheir R&B titles always seem to hit the mark and I’m glad this one has a really smooth vibe to it.

For me I can grab a nice rhodes loop, guitar, string, or even some smooth drum samples thanks to the kits.

There’s plenty of variety in here but all the kits definitely lean more towards the smoother side of R&B

However for me, that’s not a problem as many R&B kits seem to mix in with Pop/Electronic…

as such…I’m glad to see something that stays focused on the smooth side of the spectrum.

So what’s the bottom line?

If you’re looking for smooth R&B samples and even a nice collection of drum sounds, then take a look at this one.

I love the organization of the files, especially since I can grab just the keys, or drums, or guitars very quickly.

4subsI give this library 4 out of 5 subs, it’s a solid quality library with plenty of content to keep you busy and an interface that makes it simple to tweak.

This is definitely a nice collection for anyone producing R&B style music.

Checkout their demos on the website and see what you think about it: http://www.bigfishaudio.com/detail.html?513239

leave me a comment below

 

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35 Responses to “Big Fish Audio Plush 2 review”

  1. beezysgs says:

    I like these KLI construction kits from big fish audio,mostly for the drums.It’s cool to have some pre-made drum kits for those times when you’re just too lazy to browse through all your sounds until you find drums that go well together.Do you know if is there any way to assign each drum from one of these kits to a separate channel in your daw ? The mixer they include in the kontakt interface is cool but you can’t do everything you want with it.

  2. Guluar says:

    Yeah, Thanks man – really cool!I like your Videos, but i wish you could make one Video about your favorite Libraries in Kontakt, becauase there is so much stuff that it is very diffucult keep the overview about it. This would be very nice ! Let me know what you think

  3. budda17654 says:

    Saint Joe. Digging the Big Fish Friday segments. I just wished you would add the links to the Big Fish website for each library. It would make life some much easier when moving forward with purchase.

  4. SoundsAndGear says:

    Cool, will do fam, thanks!

  5. SoundsAndGear says:

    Ahhh man, there’s too many for me to do that lol

  6. SoundsAndGear says:

    I don’t think there is a way to assign each drum/key to a separate output

  7. j says:

    Nice review. You have 5 sub icons pictured tho fyi.

  8. SmokeyBeatzOnline says:

    wow this VST is dope!

  9. calc1289 says:

    From Spain thanks for your videos!

  10. SoundsAndGear says:

    thanks for watching!

  11. SoundsAndGear says:

    thanks for the comment!

  12. Haralduz7 says:

    Good sounding library. I miss your beat making at the end of your reviews though

    • saintjoe says:

      No doubt fam!

      Yeah I still do it, it just depends on the format of the library, usually when it’s just loops I do, but when it’s kontakt I prefer to show the interface. I was thinking I may start doing it with the KLI products, maybe using the sliced kits and such…since they are starting to organize them a lot better imo.

  13. ej1mshan says:

    Would this work in Machine Mk2 Like drag and drop type thing?

  14. SoundsAndGear says:

    you can use kontakt as a plugin in maschine or you could use the wave files directly in maschine

  15. ThisIsDayDreamer . says:

    Damn definitely some good stuff in there!! Everything is tempo synced to your DAW, right?

  16. SoundsAndGear says:

    yeah it will tempo sync since it’s in kontakt

  17. -D Moates- says:

    I wish they would have made these into playable sounds not just loops. I don’t mess with loops that swine else made then call it my production, that’s just me. And if u would want to use some loops why would u want them in kontakt? Isn’t it easier to drag the loop in your daw and do wut u want? Idk…I like their sound kit packs like Swag.

  18. -D Moates- says:

    Swine? I meant someone. Lol. Dumb ass phone lol

  19. -D Moates- says:

    Well I guess if they can be played chopped up that is useable. The fx section is cool too. I wish I could script like that. Lol

  20. SoundsAndGear says:

    I figured LOL

  21. SoundsAndGear says:

    Yeah, people work all kinds of ways man, some people use the loops, some chop them up, some use it to play like notes, you still get the waves to chop up yourself also

  22. ej1mshan says:

    Thanks.

  23. dj jambone says:

    There are some very nice sounds in that Library Saint! i really liked those rolls man

  24. Baddboy2000 says:

    SJ: Big Fish has delivered again with Plush 2. As with it’s predecessor,the sounds and the included drums makes this one of the best RnB kits around. Thanks for peeping this one.

  25. AAMediaMusic says:

    St Joe – there is a way to spilt the one shots of the kit into separate channels in K5 using the group editor and the amplifier output. Too complicated to explain here. If interested, contact me and I can send details.

  26. SoundsAndGear says:

    Yes, I believe they were asking if it was setup specifically in the interface itself, of course if one wants to dig into the kontakt engine you could start routing at that level, many don’t want to go that deep into the interface though, thanks for the comment though fam!

  27. AAMediaMusic says:

    No problem. Great review as always.

  28. Bashanvibe says:

    the only thing I like bout this is the drums & the guitars!!! all the other melodic instruments I can play myself!!! I love the drums though!!! #RT

  29. SoundsAndGear says:

    nice! Take what ya like, leave the rest :)

  30. Tony C. says:

    Love the review! I’m digging these cool R&B loops. Plush 2 seems like a great collection. Listening to the demos it sounds like there is good variety to choose from.

    Thanks for the review!

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