OUR PART # BACKBEAT
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 todayâ€™s 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 collection!
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 youâ€™re one of those purists who insists on avoiding drum loops because you think theyâ€™re too limiting, this Xpander may finally change your mind. Stylus RMXâ„˘ has the tools to make every groove on Backbeat as spontaneous and fresh as working with a live drummer. For example RMXâ€™s exclusive Chaos Designerâ„˘ can improvise by randomly shifting or repeating hits inside the groove, as much or as little as you like. Plus you can save variations as completely new grooves, so thereâ€™s almost no end to the variety and liveliness of BackBeat, or any Xpander, when used with RMX.
With our exclusive S.A.G.E. technology, it's shocking how much control you have over the drummers' performances. Using just Stylus RMX and your sequencer, you can change the drummerâ€™s tempo, his feel, the pitch of his drums, the time signature, even the whole pattern without affecting the live, fluid sound of his playing. Itâ€™s an unbelievable advance, and so simple to use. Have no fear. Whatever your style, whatever your tempo, whatever your attitude, Backbeat and Stylus RMX will put these world-class drummers and their dynamic talent right in your back pocket.
Live Drumming at its purest!