A Percussion Library by Bashiri
Pain, mystery, love, desire, and celebration played
on more than a hundred instruments, from rainsticks to "talking drums"
to Nigerian batas.
Supreme Beats comprises an exhaustive collection of
over five hours worth of inspiring acoustic percussion grooves and comprehensive
Recorded over six months in top NY and LA studios, the
production is state of the art. Widely acknowledged as the finest library
of its kind, the Supreme Beats Percussion series is an essential resource
for the modern composer, producer and remixer, that is destined to become
Johnson (Whitney Houston, Donald Fagen, Madonna),
- Luis Conte (World renown latin percussionist &
LA session ace),
- Cyro Baptista (Brazilian master)
- and percussionists from Africa, South America, Latin
America, and India.
The key to Supreme Beats is that each percussion groove
is presented in three tempos, first in a full mix, and then with each
percussion element solo'ed, allowing for unprecedented flexibility in
how the loops can be combined and applied to your music. Single hits of
all of the instruments are included as well.
In addition to the many traditional and ethnic percussion
instruments used on Supreme Beats, unusual live sources such as elevator
shafts, breathing, tap dancing, toy rabbits, chest pounding, vacuum cleaners,
automobile parts, vocalizing, radiators and human stomping were creatively
incorporated into the grooves, giving these rhythms a truly unique sonic
The new vol. five CD "International" brings the magic
of these grooves within the reach of every samplist. It contains 100%
fresh, unreleased material from the original sessions, including Brazilian,
Native American, Asian, Latin and more African grooves & samples.
The CD-ROM versions developed by Spectrasonics include the complete collection
of all the material from the five audio CDs plus more extensive hits and
additional grooves, available for all major samplers.
The five Audio CDs are divided into the categories of:
AFRICAN - DANCE/HIP-HOP - CONTEMPORARY - WORLD - INTERNATIONAL