Loopmasters has announced the release of Global Beatworks Vol.1 - Afro Cuban Percussion, the first volume in the new "Global Beatworks World Percussion Series", which features the drumming expertise of Simon Webster, who is recorded by long term friend and engineer/producer Ike Nossel.
The Series aims to capture the diverse range of percussion instruments from around the world which Simon has collected, and will bring these unique sounds and his "perfect playing style" to your productions, adding new inspiration or simply a live played groove to complement your tracks.
Global Beatworks Vol.1, Afro Cuban drums concentrates on the drums and percussion most usually found in North Africa, from Cairo to Casablanca – and is also influenced by the rhythms of Cuba – and so presents a unique blend of traditional sounds and patterns, with everything captured perfectly in the mix.
Using tempos of 80/82/85/92/100 and 115 beats per minute, the collection features over 90 extended loops including Conga, Basket Loops, Bongos, Shakers, Darbouka, Djembe, Maraccas and Bells. You get Full Mixed loops alongside all the individual parts so that you can easily mix and match to create unique grooves and patterns.
Pricing is £14.95. Formats are Wav, Acid, Rex2 and Apple Loops.