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Beta Monkey Music releases Drum Werks XV and Drum Werks XVI

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Beta Monkey Music Drum Werks XV and XVI

Beta Monkey Music has released Drum Werks XV and Drum Werks XVI, two rock essentials drum loop collections.

Essential rock grooves to give your drum loop library what it really needs: no-nonsense, hard-hitting, rock drumming. From powerful slow grooves to aggressive up-tempo beats, the L.A. Rock Essentials Series (Drum Werks XV, XVI, and and the upcoming XVII) provides a versatile arsenal of classic and contemporary rock grooves ready to steamroll your next rock song or project.

Recorded in one of Los Angeles’ finest drum rooms with a seasoned pro behind the skins, we wanted to create a no-nonsense rock-solid collection of grooves for rock. No busy patterns, no off the wall fills, no over-playing. Just straight-forward rock grooves that serve beautifully as the foundation for any rock-based song.

Drum Werks XV and Drum Werks XVI features

  • Dynamic Grooves: From slow grooves to powerful up-tempos and all points in-between, Drum Werks XV and Drum Werks XVI deliver a versatile collection of contemporary and classic rock grooves.
  • Greater Realism: With a seasoned pro behind the kit in one of L.A.’s best drum rooms, the emphasis is on longer loops for greater realism and dynamics in your drum tracks.
  • Wide Tempo Range: 50, 60, 80, 100, 120, and 160 BPM.
  • Cohesive Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, one shots, etc., are sonically-matched).
  • Complete Multi-Velocity Drum and Cymbal Sample Set: All drums used in recording Drum Werks XV and XVI are included as a multi-velocity sample collection. Add single voice accents where needed or sequence custom patterns.
  • Nearly 500 (1.4 GB) original, license-free drum loops combined. Available in 16/44 or 24/44 ACIDized WAV and APPLE LOOP (AIFF) formats.
  • 354 (300+ MB) multi-velocity drum and cymbal hits. Includes all drums used as well as crashes, chinas, rides and hi-hats. Available as separate download after purchase.
  • Additional Material: Endings, breakdowns, extended fills.

Drum Werks XV and XVI are available to purchase for $24.99 each.

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Beta Monkey releases Odd Time Meltdown II in REX2 format

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Beta Monkey Music Odd Time Meltdown II

Beta Monkey has released Odd Time Meltdown II in REX2 format.

An exclusive odd meter collection of live acoustic drum grooves, Odd Time Meltdown II offers a potent and inspiring collection of grooves in 3, 5, and 7 for use in Propellerhead’s Reason and Record, Cubase, Protools, Logic and other REX2 compatible software.

Odd Time Meltdown II offers a dynamic collection of odd meter grooves built to inspire rock, prog-rock and fusion tracks. Meters covered include 3/4, 5/4, 7/4, 5/8 and 7/8 with a generous tempo span – 60 bpm to 150 bpm. Odd Time Meltdown II features over 350 powerful and tasteful acoustic REX2 grooves captured in one of Los Angeles’ premier recording rooms.

Odd Time Meltdown II also features a complete multi-velocity sample set taken from the drums used to record the loops. Get your groove on in 3, 5, and 7. Odd Time Meltdown II will take your playing and songwriting to the next level.

Odd Time Meltdown II REX2 Features

  • Dynamic Grooves: From slow hypnotic grooves to powerfully complex up-tempos, Odd Time Meltdown II delivers a versatile collection of contemporary and classic odd time grooves in variants of 3, 5, and 7.
  • Greater Realism: With a seasoned pro behind the kit in one of L.A.’s best drum rooms, the emphasis is on longer loops for greater realism in your next rock or fusion project.
  • Wide Tempo Range: 60, 75, 80, 100, 120, and 150 BPM.
  • Cohesive Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, one shots, etc., are sonically-matched). Change tempos. Change feels. Mix time signatures for ever more complexity.
  • Complete Multi-Velocity Drum and Cymbal Sample Set: All drums used in recording Odd Time Meltdown II are included as a multi-velocity sample collection. Add single voice accents where needed or sequence custom patterns.
  • 330 (694 MB) original, license-free REX2 format drum loops. Odd Time Meltdown II is also available in 16/44 or 24/44 ACIDized WAV and APPLE (AIFF) formats.
  • 230 (176 MB) multi-velocity drum and cymbal hits. Includes all drums used as well as crashes, chinas, rides and hi-hats.
  • Additional Material: Endings, breakdowns, extended fills.

Odd Time Meltdown II in REX2 is available now via instant download or on CD, priced at $39.99 USD.

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Beta Monkey Music releases Classic Backbeats II

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Beta Monkey Music Drum Loops

Beta Monkey Music has released Classic Backbeats II, a collection of Retro Rock Drum Loops and Samples.

Versatile vintage sound with all the staple grooves of the 50’s and 60’s, Beta Monkey Music’s Classic Backbeats™ II is an all-new drum loop and sample library for writers looking to expand the depth of their groove collections.

Capturing the rich sonic vibe of a vintage Ludwig Black Oyster 60s drum kit, Classic Backbeats™ II is a complete retro rock songwriter’s toolbox, featuring various feels and styles in eight (8) tempo-based Groove Folders™ and a complete multi-velocity drum and cymbal sample set.

If you need real drums laid down with authority and feel, then Classic Backbeats™ II will deliver true vintage vibe and inspiration.

Classic Backbeats II features

  • 285 (684 MB for 24 bit; 456MB for 16 bit) loops
  • 60 (48 MB for 24 bit; 36 MB for 16 Bit) multi-velocity drumkit and cymbal samples
  • Available in ACIDized 16 bit, 24 bit WAV, and 24 bit APPLE LOOPS (AIFF) formats on a single DVD

Classic Backbeats II is available to purchase for $24.99 USD.

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Beta Monkey Music releases Odd Time Meltdown II

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Beta Monkey Music Odd Time Meltdown II

Beta Monkey Music has released Odd Time Meltdown II, a collection of Drum Loops and Samples for Rock, Fusion, and more.

Need grooves that take you out of that 4/4 rut? Odd Time Meltdown offers a dynamic collection of odd meter grooves built to inspire your next rock or fusion track. Meters covered include 3/4, 5/4, 7/4, 5/8 and 7/8 with a generous tempo span – 60 bpm to 150 bpm. Odd Time Meltdown II features over 350 powerful and tasteful acoustic grooves captured in one of Los Angeles’ premier recording rooms.

Odd Time Meltdown II is a complete package, featuring a wide variety of grooves in a versatile range of tempos as well as a complete multi-velocity sample set taken from the drums used to record the loops. Get your groove on in 3, 5, and 7. Odd Time Meltdown II will take your playing and songwriting to the next level.

Let the odd times roll some more!

Odd Time Meltdown II features

  • Dynamic Grooves: From slow hypnotic grooves to powerfully complex up-tempos, Odd Time Meltdown II delivers a versatile collection of contemporary and classic odd time grooves in variants of 3, 5, and 7. All loops are infinitely compatible, allowing projects to make use of multiple meters and tempos. With a seasoned pro behind the kit in one of L.A.’s best drum rooms, the emphasis is on longer loops for greater realism in your next rock or fusion project.
  • Cohesive Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, one shots, etc. are sonically-matched). Like to change tempos or time signatures? You can mix any loop with anything else on the disc. The bottom line here is maximum versatility.
  • Fully-Sampled Drum and Cymbal Samples: Build even more great grooves with a complete multi-velocity sample collection of all the drums and cymbals recorded on Odd Time Meltdown II. Create realistic grooves, augment the loops, create breaks, stops, and accents – having the full matching sample set gives you total flexibility.
  • 360 (694 MB) original, license-free drum loops and samples.
  • 230 (173 MB) multi-velocity drum and cymbal samples.
  • Available in 16/44 acidized WAV, 24/44 acidized WAV, and 24/44 APPLE LOOPS formats.

Odd Time Meltdown II is available to purchase for $39.99 USD.

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Beta Monkey Music releases Double Bass Mania III: Extreme Metal

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Beta Monkey Music Double Bass Mania III: Extreme Metal

Beta Monkey Music has announced the release of Double Bass Mania III: Extreme Metal, a new drum loop collection for metal music.

Speed Kills. And Double Bass Mania III brings it faster and harder than anything other sample library on the planet. Double Bass Mania III: Extreme Metal unleashes the fury of the fastest metal grooves with 666+ head pounding drum loops and is designed for extreme forms of metal songwriting.

Double Bass Mania III is all about pure brutal speed. With a cohesive collection of grooves spanning tempos from 180 BPM heavy rock to 240 BPM metal blasts, Double Bass Mania III features exceedingly fast drum patterns and blast beats and will take any metal project to insane levels of ferocity. Blast it out to insane speeds and rhythmic figures and satiate the need for head-pounding speed. Inspired by the speed and brutality of death and black metal, Double Bass Mania III: Extreme Metal is the only commercial drum sample library dedicated to this genre.

Create the heaviest and fastest tracks you could only dream about. No matter what your songwriting goals are – writing demos, recording a future CD release, or expanding your metal chops – Double Bass Mania III kicks down the doors to all things metal.

Double Bass Mania III: Extreme Metal features

  • Suitable for all genres and forms of extreme metal, including Death metal, Black metal, Thrash metal, Thrashcore, Grindcore, Deathgrind, and multiple metal hybrid styles.
  • 666+ double bass grooves, variations, fills, one shots.
  • Focused Range of Tempos: 180, 200, 220, and 240 BPM.
  • Cohesive Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, one shots, etc., are sonically-matched). Change tempos. Change feels. Change time signatures. Double Bass III gives you all the options.
  • Fully-Sampled Drum and Cymbal Samples: All drums used in recording Double Bass Mania III are included as a multi-velocity sample collection. Add single voice accents where needed or sequence custom patterns.

Double Bass Mania III is available now in 16 bit or 24 bit WAV and APPLE LOOPS formats (REX2 format coming summer 2009), as an instant download or on CD, for $33.33 USD.

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Beta Monkey Music releases Pure Country V: Nashville Shuffles

Beta Monkey Music Pure Country V: Nashville Shuffles

Beta Monkey Music has released Pure Country V: Nashville Shuffles, a collection of brushed drum loops.

Our fifth installment in the Pure Country Series is a complete country songwriting package, featuring over 350 acoustic brush and stick drum loops and a complete multi-velocity sample set taken from the drums used to record the drum tracks. If you need the real thing, all the nuances and textures of brushed drum parts, laid down with impeccable taste and time, then Pure Country V: Country Drum Tracks™ will deliver, true Nashville inspiration for less than a night out at your favorite honky tonk.

Pure Country V: Nashville Shuffles features

  • Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, one shots, etc. are sonically-matched). These are from the same sessions as Pure Country III and Pure Country IV.
  • Fully-Sampled Drum and Cymbal Samples: Get more flexibility with a complete matching set of drum and cymbal samples. A fully-sampled Yamaha Recording drumkit, several snares (Ludwig and Ayotte), and a number of Zildjian cymbals give you further control over your drum tracks.
  • Authentic Grooves: We went straight to the heart of Country music in one of Nashville’s premier drum rooms. Add a seasoned pro behind the kit, with both the playing skills and knowledge of the genre and you have the absolute authority on brushed country drum loops.
  • Versatile Grooves: Over 350 brush drum loops, covering common country swing feels, including brushed ballads, mid-tempo swings, up-tempo double-time shuffles, and more. If your music needs brushes and it needs to swing, Pure Country V has it covered.
  • Complete Song Elements: Count-ins, main grooves, groove variations, fills, intros and endings – all the parts you need for songwriting are included. A complete songwriter package. Have many sample discs will have the drummer count you in?! We have given you all the pieces you need to write your next hit.
  • Disc Stats: 357 (460 MB for 24 bit; 307 MBfor 16 bit)) original, license-free country brush drum loops. 96 (52 MB for 24 bit; 35.1 MB for 16 Bit) multi-velocity drumkit, snare, and cymbal samples.

Pure Country V: Nashville Shuffles is available for download now for $29.99 USD.

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Beta Monkey Music releases Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen

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Beta Monkey Music Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen

Beta Monkey Music has released Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen, a sample collection featuring a wide variety of Brazilian drum styles.

Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen offers a wide variety of Brazilian drum styles in tempos ranging from 50-150 BPM. With nine (9) complete Groove Sets™, Drum Werks XIV will be your go-to disc for the classic Bossa and Samba grooves of Rio de Janeiro, to the fresh sounds of Xote, Baiao, Maracatu and more from the Northeast. The disc includes groove variations, fills, one shot endings and a complete multi-velocity sample kit.

Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen features

  • Cohesive Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, etc., are sonically-matched). Like to change tempos or feels? You can mix any loop with anything else on the disc. The bottom line here is maximum versatility.
  • Fully-Sampled Drum and Cymbal Samples: Build even more great grooves with a collection of all the drums and cymbals recorded on Drum Werks XIV.
  • A Great Overview of Essential Brazilian Rhythms: You’ll have all the tools need to build your favorite Brazilian influenced songs, and Drum Werks XIV is also a great tool to inspire your writing. These grooves are a great alternative to the standard beats usually found in your favorite styles. Try the baiao/maracatu for your next rock tune! Groove Sets™ ranging from 50 BPM to 150 BPM will the deliver the feels we dare any drum machine or virtual drummer to match!
  • Disc Stats: 607 (680 MB 24 bit WAV; 482 MB 16 bit WAV) original, license-free “acidized” or APPLE LOOPS/AIFF loops + 67 (35 MB) multi-velocity drum and cymbal samples.

Drum Werks XIV: The Brazilian Kitchen is available in 16 or 24-bit “acidized” WAV (16/44 or 24/44) and Apple Loops (24 Bit AIFF) formats for $39.99 USD (REX2 available soon).

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