The Thrillseekers Serum Essentials Volume 1

The Thrillseekers Serum Essentials Volume 1

Produced in collaboration with trance heavy-weight Steve Helstrip (The Thrillseekers) and cutting-edge sound designer Sami Rabia, we are pleased to announce The Thrillseekers Serum Trance Essentials Volume 1.

The Thrillseekers Serum Trance Essentials Volume 1 contains 128 Serum presets showcasing what the synth is truly capable of – everything from atmospheric, evolving pads to cutting-edge leads, hard hitting plucks are covered with a strong focus on instant out the box usability.

While this sound set is aimed predominantly at trance producers, it is also a valuable tool for those who produce genres outside of trance.

What’s Included?


  • 11 AMB presets.
  • 24 BASS presets.
  • 16 LEAD presets.
  • 19 PAD presets.
  • 20 PLUCK presets.
  • 19 SEQ presets.
  • 19 SYNTH presets.

Project Files

  • 1x Progressive Trance Cubase project file
  • 1x Progressive Trance Ableton Live 8.1 project file


  • All demonstration MIDI files (excluding the separate trance demo track)

If you do not own Cubase or Ableton Live 8.1, we have also included rendered audio files of the drum and percussion stems, should you wish to build the arrangement in another DAW, or just have some extra parts to play with.

Demonstration Files

Sound Set Properties

  • 100% royalty free.
  • 128 named presets, sorted into well-defined categories.
  • All presets are rooted (C3) and volume normalized.
  • Many presets have macros intelligently assigned
  • Chart and club proven Serum presets - ready to play.
  • Careful FX usage for a straight-out-the-box useable sound.
  • In short, the way a sound set should be!

Preset Library

Preset Name Preset Name Preset Name
AMB - Circular AMB - Closure AMB - Distant Dream
AMB - Eventide AMB - Light Stone AMB - Metalizm
AMB - Monastery AMB - Monolith AMB - Proto
AMB - Radiance AMB - Raptor BASS - Agressive Filter
BASS - Burn BASS - Dirt BASS - Dx Drill
BASS - Feeder BASS - Fifth Filler BASS - Goo
BASS - Harmonic Fm BASS - Intersect BASS - Modern Metalic
BASS - Pitch Punch BASS - Plastic Boy BASS - Pluck Layer
BASS - Progressive BASS - Rem BASS - Round Bass
BASS - Solid Detune BASS - Sync Bass Sc BASS - Sync Me Up
BASS - Sync Mid Bass BASS - Thin On Top BASS - Trance Gate
BASS - Ubersquare 5Th BASS - Work Horse Layer LEAD - 5Th Blend
LEAD - 5Th Glide LEAD - Bright Pwm LEAD - Caramel
LEAD - Dune LEAD - En - Motion LEAD - Factory
LEAD - Flip Lead LEAD - Jp Pluck LEAD - Medicine
LEAD - Sarah LEAD - Smooth Lead LEAD - Soar
LEAD - Sublime - Ish LEAD - Tranquil LEAD - Waiting Here For You
PAD - 5Th Creeper PAD - Amazon PAD - Antarctica
PAD - Biosphere PAD - Desolate PAD - Farside
PAD - Flange Pad PAD - Millennia Intro PAD - Ocean
PAD - Perfect Tonight PAD - Pluto PAD - Saw Strings
PAD - Seven Strings PAD - Shimmer PAD - Solace
PAD - Solarise PAD - Sombre Chamber PAD - Superpad
PAD - Tranquillity PLUCK - Analogue PLUCK - Atlantic
PLUCK - Circa Forever PLUCK - Cream PLUCK - Crunchy Square
PLUCK - Crystalline PLUCK - Debussy PLUCK - Distressed
PLUCK - Metal Bamboo PLUCK - Pendulum PLUCK - Prism
PLUCK - Retrologue PLUCK - Serene PLUCK - Sky Blue
PLUCK - Solid Saw PLUCK - Solid Square PLUCK - Stars
PLUCK - Sticky Sq PLUCK - Supernova PLUCK - Supernova Ii
SEQ - 2000 Years SEQ - Acid 10000 SEQ - Agro Bass I
SEQ - Agro Bass Ii SEQ - Bass Sweeps SEQ - Berlin
SEQ - Big Noise SEQ - Chase The Bass SEQ - Cirez E
SEQ - Daydream SEQ - Force Majeure SEQ - Hollow
SEQ - Kleinenberg SEQ - Lower Heaven SEQ - Magic Roundabout
SEQ - Pluck & Drone I SEQ - Pluck & Drone Ii SEQ - Seasons
SEQ - Source SYNTH - 8 Squares SYNTH - Buildup
SYNTH - Classic Keys I SYNTH - Classic Keys Ii SYNTH - Coldmod
SYNTH - Distorted Saws SYNTH - Filter Punk SYNTH - Filthy & Smooth
SYNTH - Fm Blast SYNTH - Islander SYNTH - Juice
SYNTH - Noisy Toybox SYNTH - Nord Fm Service SYNTH - Nord Rez
SYNTH - Popcorn Perc SYNTH - Pwm Stabs SYNTH - Raspy Squares
SYNTH - Square One SYNTH - Tides

Product Compatibility

This product requires Xfer Record’s Serum version 1.05b1b or upwards to function correctly. There is no guarantee that it will work with older versions. This version is currently stable and available for Microsoft Windows XP/7/8 and Apple OS X Yosemite in both 32 and 64 bit variants.

NOTE: Refunds will not be given for customers who do not meet this minimum requirement.

Product Explanation

This product contains synthesizer presets. Presets do not contain sampled audio (melodic or otherwise) but rather ‘data’ (synthesizer programs) that can be loaded using the popular Xfer Record’s Serum software synthesizer. A collection of presets is collectively referred to as a bank.

Other common terms for this type of product are: Serum Presets, Serum Soundbank, Serum Patches, Serum Soundset, VST Presets and VST Bank.

Technical Specification

  • Format(s): FXP, MID, ALS, WAV, CPR
  • Type: Presets/Patches
  • Number of Presets: 128
  • Product Series: Artist Series

This product is available for download instantly after purchase.


All melodies used in the demonstration files are copyrighted to the respective owners. All the MIDI data and sequences are strictly for educational purposes only, and not to be abused in any way. If you purchase an item containing FL Studio, Ableton Live, Apple Logic, Steinberg Cubase Project File(s) and/or associated MIDI files you are agreeing to these terms.

The Ableton Live (.als) project files are for Ableton Live 8.1 and above. It is not guaranteed that they will work with older versions.

The Steinberg Cubase (.cpr) project files are for Steinberg Cubase 7.5 and above. It is not guaranteed that they will work with older versions.

The sound set requires Xfer Record’s Serum version 1.05b1b or upwards to function correctly. There is no guarantee that it will work with older versions.

The product images are for illustrative purposes only and no physical product will be shipped when an item is purchased. All products are delivered as digitally downloadable files.

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