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Loopmasters releases Fistful of Drummers
Loopmasters has announced the release of Fistful of Drummers, a collection 36 classic drum tracks in multi-track format supplied with tempo-mapped ProTools LE, Logic 6 and Cubase SE session files.
Fistful of Drummers has a stylistic bias to the past, and contains covers of classic beats cut between 1960 and 1979 including Rare Groove, Funk, Vintage Soul, Bombastic 70s Rock and early Hip-Hop.
Featuring Nasser Bouzida from the cult Blow Up recording stable and Jim the Lick Kelly with guest appearances from Style Scott and Jan Kincaid from the Brand New Heavies.
Fistful of Drummers features
- More than 12 gigabytes worth of tape saturated beats that average 4 minutes in length ranging from 82-147 bpm.
- Organized by bpm in convenient session folders each containing separate Kick, Snare, Hat, Stereo Overheads, Toms, Mono Room, Percussion and Click Tracks.
- Recorded and mixed on a 1970s Neve console, analog tape, vintage microphones and outboard gear including multiple Pultec equalizers, Fairchild compressors, Ludwig and Gretsch kits were used with vintage Zildjian cymbals and snares by Ludwig, Rogers and Slingerland.
- Drumdrops multitrack downloads are all easy to use; all audio files start from the same point, tempo mapped ProTools LE, Logic 6 and Cubase SE session files are included and the files are supplied with 16-Bit.
- AIFF previews for easy auditioning, and MIDI files with tempo map info for importing to other DAWs.
Fistful of Drummers is available in 9 separate download packs, for £14.95 GBP each.