Episode 1 - Excursion Sample Pack

May 22, 2019

Episode 1 - Excursion Sample Pack

 

Music is an international language that everyone in the entire world can understand. Rhythm, melody, and harmony are three dialects of which anyone of any race, religious background, or upbringing can speak and communicate with. "Excursion", our latest release, takes a trip across the hemisphere to explore the sounds of the tropic; from the motherland to the Caribbean. In the first episode of The Contents Of This Package Pod, Smythe gives us a behind the scenes look at the most recent sample pack by Soul Surplus, the Excursion Sample Pack.




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