Spectrasonics RETRO-FUNK
S.A.G.E. Xpander for Stylus RMX


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A fresh take on the killer vintage sound. The sonic texture of these loops makes them ultra-flexible, bringing massive "vibe" to any modern track. Producer Eric Persing's mixes create a unique, dry sonic attitude in this library, making it ideal for layering with other groove elements. Vintage mics, warm Analog tape compression and antique drums all contribute to the funkiness. And with Stylus RMX ™, the grooves are at your command, effortlessly blending their timing and human feel to match your music. Turn a GoGo groove into Deep House, a JB Boogaloo into Drum & Bass, a Fatback P-Funk groove into Alternative Reggae, or an R&B stomp into a Pop Ballad! It's scary how quickly you can sound like a remix genius!

There have been numerous drum loop products produced in the past, but never before with this level of quantity, quality, flexibility and variety. The authenticity in Sound, Feel and Style is unprecedented.

Producers Eric Persing and Bob Wilson (Liquid Grooves), went to great lengths to insure that every groove was performed with maximum inspiration and is truly "the real deal".

Normally, a drum loop library features the same drummer playing one kit, in one studio, all recorded in one day -resulting in the same basic sound throughout the collection. It may be good, but the lack of variety gets old quickly. In one of the biggest departures from other drum loop discs, Retro Funk was created from months of recording sessions with multiple world-class drummers -each recorded by different engineers in numerous legendary Hollywood studios like Captial Records, The Enterprise and O'Henry's. The focus is on live drumming with serious feel, vintage drums and a huge variety of original grooves and fills from four incredible drummers!

The featured players on Retro Funk 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, Claps, Vinyl noise and funky live Percussion loops too! This massive stash of grooves is destined to be another Spectrasonics legend.

  • Classic Live drumming with a super-cool, retro-vibe.
  • Awesome Live Acoustic Drum & Percussion Grooves
  • Authentic Vintage Sound, Feel & Style
  • Multiple world-class Drummers, Studios and Engineers
  • Newly developed Multi patches take full advantage of new S.A.G.E.™ (Spectrasonics Advanced Groove Engine) technology with multitrack grooves which show the full potential of Retro Funk with Stylus RMX.
  • Essential Styles that work across the whole musical spectrum
  • Transitional Song Construction Elements and Fills
  • Ultra-Wide Sonic Variety
  • Unprecedented Control with S.A.G.E.-based Groove Control®
  • Special Bonus Section includes grooves from Bizarre Guitar, Vocal Planet and more!
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