Retro Drums: 60's Volume 1 - Billy Martin Interprets Mitch Mitchell 13/01/11
Retro Drums: 60's Volume 1 - Billy
Martin Interprets Mitch Mitchell DrummerPack for DrumCore has been
launched by Sonoma Wire Works in conjunction with Submersible Music,
Inc. Here's what they have to say about it...
Billy Martin is an internationally acclaimed drummer/multi
percussionist for Medeski, Martin and Wood. Well known and highly
respected for his innovative rhythms, creative approach, and manic
improvisational skills over a wide range of styles, Billy continues
to push the art of drumming and rhythm to a higher level.
Retro Drums: 60's Volume 1 DrummerPack features 10 Groovesets
performed by Billy Martin in the style of legendary Jimi Hendrix
Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell. Authentic 1960's drums and cymbals
(in Mitch's specifications) and vintage recording gear and techniques
were used to recreate the classic Mitch Mitchell sound as accurately
as possible. The live audio drum loops cover a wide range of
stylistic emulations of Mitch's signature grooves and fills, and are
presented in stretchable REX format for ease of tempo selection.
Variations, fills, intros, stops, and endings are all included for
virtually infinite groovy retro drum track creations in your DAW.
Also included are 2 Multi-Velocity layered MIDI kits featuring sounds
sampled from the vintage 60's kit, as well as MIDI file versions of
the grooves and fills represented in this unique collection. Single
hit kit sounds are also readily available for easy addition to your
This DrummerPack was produced and recorded by the original
Submersible Music team, and is configured with metadata for use with
the DrumCore search engine, which will help DrumCore users find
content based on feel (straight, shuffle, etc.), time signature,
tempo and other criteria. Songwriter-friendly "GrooveSets" group
related beats, variations and fills to serve as a construction kit
for song creation. All audio is 48kHz/24-bit and created in a pro
studio using state-of-the-art digital (ProTools HD3) and analog
(Neumann, Neve, etc.) recording equipment. DrumCore works with most
DAWs, and supports dragging audio and MIDI directly to tracks in
applications such as ACID® 7, Digital Performer® 6, Live 6 and up,
Logic Pro® 8 and up, Pro Tools® 7.4.2 and up, Cubase® 4 and up (32
bit), and Sonar™ 8 (32 bit).
Drums Used in the DrummerPack: Vintage 1967 (Approx.) Ludwig 3 Ply
Drums, 16x22 Bass Drum, 13x9 Mounted Rack Tom, 16x16 Floor Tom, 18x18
Floor Tom, 60's Era Ludwig 5x14 Supraphonic Snare (2), 60's Era
Zildjian A Cymbals, 16" Crash, 18" Crash, 20" Crash/Rivet Ride, 20"
Ride, 22" Rivet Ride, and 14" Hi Hats.
Produced by Gary Thompson and Dave Dysart for Submersible Music, Inc.
in conjunction with Sonoma Wire Works.
Executive Producer: Paul Allen
Recorded at Dubway Studios, New York City, April 2010
Assistant Engineer: John Thayer
System Requirements: DrumCore 2.5 or higher and 1.6 GB available disk
DrumCore includes a plug-in drum instrument (VSTi/RTAS/AU) with
stereo 24 bit AUDIO loops + MIDI recordings of famous drummers in
many styles and the DrumCore Toolkit for importing REX2, WAV, AIFF,
SD2 and ACID loop libraries. All included recordings are 24 bit,
fully tempo adjustable and can be used royalty free. Easily
integrates with most popular recording applications on MacOS and
Windows. Expand your DrumCore library with DrummerPacks that feature
loops, fills, variations, and single drum hits from some of the best
drummers on the scene today across a broad spectrum of styles. Pricing and Availability:
Retro Drums: 60's Volume 1 DrummerPack is
$79.99 MSRP for the DVD or download. DrumCore 3 is $249 MSRP and is
available only on DVD.