Sometimes, you just need that straight-forward, no frills, clean and
lean drum groove. If you do pop, rock, smooth jazz, or cross-over, a pure
live drum sound is absolutely essential. Even in todays dance and
R&B, the tight and crisp sound of an unadulterated drum kit is pure
gold. This is why Backbeat may become the most important library in your
Producers Eric Persing and Bob Wilson recorded four world-class drummers
in numerous legendary studios, with some of the best drum rooms on the
planet. The playing is right in the pocket by LA drummers with legendary
feels. The very latest recording technology was used to capture a stunningly
Hi-Fi, yet very natural sound. Every groove has a unique kit and mix!
The variety of sounds within this single library is astonishing.
The featured players include:
Gregg Bissonette (Santana, Joe Satriani, Don Henley)
Bob Wilson (Liquid Grooves, George Benson, The Crusaders)
John Ferraro (Larry Carlton, David Benoit, Albert Lee, Aaron Neville)
Eric Boseman (Liquid Grooves, James Newton-Howard)
Create your own complete drum track with Song Construction Elements including
Variations, Fills, Fill Bars, Intros, Breakdowns, Ride and Sidestick patterns,
Add-on Cymbals and more. Backbeat lays down the perfect foundation for a wide variety of current
styles. If youre one of those purists who insists on avoiding drum loops because you think
theyre too limiting, Backbeat may finally change your mind. Now, theres never been a
better reason to try Groove Control®!
With our exclusive Groove Control activated CD-ROMs, it's shocking how
much control you have over the drummers' performances. Using just your sampler and sequencer,
you can change the drummers tempo, his feel, the pitch of his drums, the
time signature, even the whole pattern without affecting the live, fluid sound of his playing.
Its an unbelievable advance, and so simple to use. Have no fear. Whatever your style, whatever
your tempo, whatever your attitude, Backbeats Groove Control feature will put
these world-class drummers and their dynamic talent right in your back pocket.
Live Drumming at its purest!
- Authentic Sound and Feel
- Multiple world-class Drummers, Studios and Engineers
- Essential Styles
- Transitional Song Construction Elements
- Ultra-Wide Sonic Variety
- Unprecedented Control
- 450 loops in 39 categories
Note: The CD-ROM versions of Backbeat include a Mac/Windows Data Disc,
which contains the Groove Control sequences and High resolution
WAVE files of all the loops. The WAVE files can be used for auditioning
the grooves in Soundfinder, and also for direct use in software like Acid,
Logic, Cubase, Reason or Pro Tools!