Like Drums On Demand on your PC, Groove Bank is a great app for songwriting inspiration, demo-making, guitar practice, jamming and more. The new iPhone and iPad app puts the best Drums On Demand drum loops right in the palm of your hand. It's also a great tool for locating the DOD volume and Song Set once you find a groove you like. With Groove Bank, you are always ready when inspiration strikes. It's like having a session drummer in your pocket.
On the main screen you can quickly scroll through up to 500 loops by tempo and description. Tap once and that drum groove loops endlessly until you tap again to stop or tap to start another loop. What you've got to work with here are the core Master Loops from all of our hundreds of DOD Songs Sets. Tap on the BPMs on the right side of the screen to jump from low BPMs to high BPMs quickly.
You can use the find page to narrow your options by selecting style and time signature. You can even search specifically for shuffles, brushes or side-stick-based loops. (You can also search for keywords and volume names via the text search box back on the main screen.)
The free app comes loaded with about 100 drum loops. You can then unlock another 400 loops for only $1.99. Styles range from rock and pop, to country and R&B, to Jazz-Latin, Heavy Metal and Hip Hop. Tempos start at 58 BPM and go all the way up to 255 BPM. Some tempos have as many as six loops/styles to choose from. When you find a loop you like, just tap twice on the listing and the source volume and Song Set will be shown along with a link and preview to the product's page on our web site.
There are all sorts of other apps out there but many are basically toys. Groove Bank really is like having a session drummer in your pocket. With Groove Bank you can quickly access 500 drum beats played by state-of-the-art drummers with a radio-ready mix. Visit the Groove Bank app store page and download the free app now.