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Keyfax NewMedia releases Colombian Beats Collection
Keyfax NewMedia has released Colombian Beats Collection, a MIDI library of Columbian rhythms.
Recorded live in Bogota by producer Rubio and percussionist Andres Rodriguez, Colombian Beats comprises Atlantic & Pacific coastal rhythms including Puya and the Mapale that are used in traditional Colombian carnival, and modern beats used by the likes of Grupo Niche, Fruko y sus Tesos, and Orquesta Guayacan.
Colombian Beats Collection features
- More than 50 unique Colombian beats in MIDI; royalty-free.
- Everything played by live musicians – with no quantizing.
- SMF format with standard GM mapping.
- Multiple styles, including Cumbia, Mapale, Salsa, Bambuco, Son Corrido, and many more.
- Separate fills included.
- Formats: SMF (.mid), Motif (w3p), Motif ES (w7p), Motif XS (xo).
Colombian Beats Collection is available as an instant download for $39.95 USD.
Visit Keyfax for more information and some audio demos.