Our Essential Acoustic Percussion loop pack offers nearly one gigabyte of the most popular percussive instruments and rhythm loops found in pop, rock, folk, country today (as well as some world music). Whether you're adding color to a full production, need light accompaniment for an acoustic project, or if you're just looking for some cool inspiration to write to, these percussion drum loops deliver liked a seasoned session player. 18 different percussion and myriad rhythms -- almost 800 percussion loops -- designed to add variety, interest and depth to your tracks: basket shaker loops, bongo loops, claves loops, conga loops, cowbell loops, djembe loops, egg shaker loops, fruit shaker loops, hand snare loops, soft shaker loops, mega shaker, One Shot shaker, pop tambourine, seed pods, sticks, thin tambourines, tiny tambourine and tube shaker. Unique two-handed shaker loops combinations are included as well. Click here for technical notes on recording, microphones and drum kit. Available in 16- or 24-bit Acidized WAVs, Apple Loops (24-bit) or REX formats.
Percussion loop previews: Because the possibilities are virtually endless, we've just offered a few mixed examples of combined drum loops to showcase the wide range of sounds and rhythms possible with Essential Acoustic Percussion. Some of the previews have been created with bass and other standard drum loops -- listen for the percussion in those.
Our percussion loops are organized by instrument and tempo with easy-to-follow file names, you can quickly identify the loop you need for quick placement into your songs. And the different rhythms, alternates and drum loop naming system make it easy to mix and layer different instruments to build virtually unlimited combinations -- tracks that build and change like a real performance. Loop name extensions include time-saving identifiers such as core note rhythm, main or alternate variation, shuffle and combo (for dual instruments).
This isn't just some percussionist gone crazy. These are solid percussion loops of acoustic performances that you will want to use in real songs. In addition to staples like tambourine, shakers and ethnic drums, we have included some of the distinctive hand snare and sticks-on-rim loop grooves that are showing up in today's country tunes.
Additional details: 775 percussion loops • 991 megs (24-bit version) • Royalty Free Tempos include 60, 90, 120 and 150 4/4 straight and 4/4 shuffles 4th-, 8th-, 16th- & Triplet-8th-Note Core Rhythms • No odd-time • Stereo miking and tracks for panning color and more control • Quick and easy organization • Mix and match feels for extensive layering Totally dry