City of Drums and Beats is an expander for Geist2, Geist and GURU featuring an exclusive suite of sounds from Mike Acosta, a.k.a. DJ Michael Trance. Its hard-edged sounds and loops are perfect for high-intensity hip-hop, grime, house, dubstep and other urban beats.
The included slab-like bass drums, cutting hats and crunchy snares are mashed and twisted through a through a variety of processors for more thick grime and lo-fi flavour. Other highlights include a chromatic 808 bass kit and a selection of ready-made patterns full of groove and feel.
City of Drums and Beats comes with Geist2, Geist and GURU-format kits and pattern banks, as well as the original samples in industry-standard .WAV and .REX2 files. Mike Acosta's prolific career as a DJ and producer includes a host of releases for labels such as SHR Recordings, Aqua Boogie, Miswax and Priority Records, remixes for numerous best-selling artists and a string of residencies at top west-coast clubs.
- Urban sounds for Geist2, Geist and GURU.
- 5 Full Geist presets (Geist2 and Geist format only).
- 30 drumkits (kick/snare/hihat/other).
- 16 menu kits (each containing only kicks, snares or hit sounds).
- 11 loop kits (GURU format only).
- 3 Pattern banks.
- 63 Rex loops and 440 drum hits in WAV format.