Toontrack has introduced a new MIDI expansion featuring a collection of grooves and fills for EZdrummer and Superior Drummer performed by drummer Skye Polson of two-time JUNO Award-winning Canadian group Digging Roots.

Mixing elements from soul, blues and folk with with an edgy and behind-the-beat feel, the Back to the Roots collection of drum MIDI delivers a batch of pocket-style grooves that’ll suit the acoustic songwriter just as much as the hip-hop beat maker.

“I have a swampy, laid-back feel to my style and generally approach playing with pocket and groove in mind first and foremost. My background is mostly in the blues, so I do love to play a good shuffle as well,” Skye says.

Expect an eclectic mix of material that touches on a wealth of styles but converge in exactly those two fundamental components: pocket and groove. If you’re looking for a fresh take on some old-school grooves where vibe and mojo are front and center, this MIDI pack will be pure pocket

The MIDI packs is available to purchase for 29 USD/EUR at the Toontrack store and from Best Service.