Groove Construction

Beta Monkey release Groove Construction Kits II with acoustic drum and cymbal samples      30/04/07
Groove Construction


Beta Monkey say that Groove Construction Kits II offers eight (8) complete drumkits - 100% pure acoustic multi-velocity drum and cymbal samples for use in all software and hardware samplers. The samples represent some of the most popular drum and cymbals available, including such industry standards as DW, Pearl, Tama, Zildjian, and Sabian. All drums and cymbals are extensively recorded to ensure realistic and dynamic drum tracks.
The kits available:
  • DrumKit_01 Big and Brassy (from Drum Werks VII)
  • DrumKit_02 Garage Days (24-Bit unreleased)
  • DrumKit_03 Big in Brooklyn (from Drum Werks V)
  • DrumKit_04 Big in Brooklyn Again (Unreleased)
  • DrumKit_05 Saucy Sausalito from Rock Hard Funk)
  • DrumKit_06 Pearl in a Little Room (unrelased)
  • DrumKit_07 Pearl Multi-Mic (unreleased)
  • DrumKit_08 Dry Rock Kit (unreleased)
Here’s what Beta Monkey have to say in their own words…
‘Tasteful EQ and compression, enhanced by the natural ambiance of several different recording rooms, allow users a complete and ready-to-go collection of acoustic drums and cymbals. Drums are sampled at multiple tunings as well as multiple variations of stick attacks. Extra attention is given to the snare sample packs, with multiple strike velocities and voices (cross sticks, snares off, etc.). The multi-sampling of each cymbal voice is likewise extensive. Cymbals are sampled with multiple stick hits, but also offer cymbal chokes, rolls, and other samples not commonly found but vital to realistic drum tracks.
Beta Monkey’s Groove Construction Kits II drum and cymbal samples are ideal for multiple styles of rock, pop, country, blues, and metal.Designed for songwriters and producers alike, Groove Construction Kits II features multiple-velocity hits of each drum, cymbal and percussive element making the samples highly playable, expressive, and authentic.
Disc Stats: 1315 total drum and cymbal samples available in 16-bit and 24-bit mono and stereo WAV format.’
Pricing and Availability:
$29.99 USD More information:
  • www.betamonkeymusic.com

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