Burning Grooves (Audio CD)
Killer Kits and blazing live drum grooves laid down by L.A. slammer Abe Laboriel Jr. (k.d.lang, Seal, Jeff Beck, Steve Vai, Joe Sample, Scritti Politti) with extreme re-mixes by producer Eric Persing.
The diverse selection of unrelenting alternative, power funk, progressive soul, rock & roll and grungehead loops in a wide variety of tempos (56-215 BPM) puts this collection in a class by itself. Each groove has a unique mix (edge, hi-fi, ambient, distorted, lo-fi, etc), and some have both HI-FI and LO-FI re-mixes. It is one of the only libraries to include different time signatures (3/4, 5/4, 6/8, 7/8, 12/8), and those hard to find Tom-Tom and Sidestick grooves. All the loops have been “pre-tweaked” for synchronization at the listed tempo, saving you alot of time.
Burning Grooves is the first library to offer versions of the grooves played without kick drum and without snare drum for unprecedented flexibility in customizing the loops to your music. This new technique allows you to create your own kick or snare patterns within the loop, breakdowns and also makes it much easier to layer Burning Grooves with other loops. Separate fills and intro loops are available to help smooth transistions, and create the “live vibe”. The fills and grooves don’t have any Cymbal Crashes limiting their usefulness -you can add your own when you need them.
The CD-ROM version includes “Smokin’ Kits” -an entire drum hits library! These are some of the punchiest and most expressive kits ever assembled, since they were sampled within a musical context. Unlike other groove libraries that have a small single hits section tacked on to the end of the library, the Burning Grooves CD-ROM version has a complete library of multi-dynamic, multiple hit kits with fx (flams, buzz rolls, etc.), and lots of mix variations and processing fx (Dry, Room, Ambient, LO-FI, etc.). Even if you never use the loops, the Burning Grooves CD-ROM is worth getting for the kits alone!
The CD-ROM version is a tremendous value, since it includes the Audio CD for free! Some of our customers prefer the Audio to CD-ROM versions of groove libraries because it’s easier to audition the grooves from the Audio CD. Since we’ve included it in the CD-ROM package, you get the best of both worlds, at no extra cost!
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