loops Archives - Modern Drummer Magazine


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Showroom: Sonivox Tony Coleman Drums Sample Library

Sonivox has released Tony Coleman Drums, an all-new sample drum instrument for drummers, producers, and songwriters. Using a MIDI keyboard, electronic drums, or pad controller, users can access 10 GB of Tony’s blend of playing, timing, and touch to enhance…

Mar 28, 2015

Toontrack Releases “Made of Metal EZX,??? an EZdrummer 2 Expansion by Producer Colin Richardson

“Made of Metal EZX,” a new EZdrummer 2 sound expansion library by noted metal producer Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Machine Head, Carcass), was recorded in Belgium’s Galaxy Studios’ wood-lined, hall-like room to bring out the deep, reverberant presence of the toms,…

Nov 13, 2014

Check out the Loop Loft’s Matt Chamberlain Drums, a Collection of Loops, Multi-tracks, Samples, and MIDI by the famed session drummer.

As one of the most in-demand session drummers of the past twenty years, Matt Chamberlain’s extensive list of recording credits reads like a veritable who’s who of the music industry: Peter Gabriel, the Wallflowers, Fiona Apple, Kanye West, David Bowie,…

Jul 28, 2014

VIDEO! In the Pocket: Dubstep Drumming, Part 1: The Basics (From the May 2014 Issue)

http://www.youtube.com/embed/gWnGHbR5I9Q by Donny Gruendler Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music known for its head-nodding beats, dark atmosphere, and ear-shaking bass. It draws on many other genres, including Jamaican dub, hip-hop, jungle, drum ’n’ bass, and 2-step, while fusing…

Mar 26, 2014

Jody Cortez: Breathing Life Into Loops

Jody Cortez has recently released a CD of loops under the banner King Cortez called Killer Loops (Big Fish Audio). "It encompasses performances in Latin, bebop, jazz, reggae, rock, funk, R&B, hip-hop, and straight-ahead rock," Cortez says. (It's available online…

May 12, 2004