A hugely diverse and funky collection of 320 legendary drum Loops in total. 5 distinct sounds are featured - Mellow Antique, Hard Funk, Dry Studio, The Basement Tapes, Natural Room. Recorded and mixed at Metropolis Studios, London by Grammy-winning engineer, Daniel Lazerus. Also features a selection of specially recorded Funky Hi-Hats section with solo hi-hat patterns, plus a section of extracted single hits to customise your breaks.
A killer collection because of the superb performances combined with World class production and a very unique concept making the whole thing stand the test of time and still be an essential addition to any self-respecting beat library.
Neil Conti has been one of London's hottest session drummers for decades. He played at Live Aid, laid down the groove for Prefab Sprout for many years and has also worked with the likes of David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Annie Lennox, Thomas Dolby, Cher, Primal Scream, Deep Forest, Steve Winwood, Youssou N'Dour and many more.
"the whole collection has a strong, appealing and very distinctive sound" - Melody Maker
"...the playing is immaculate...a controlled looseness in the playing...the snare drum sounds like a snare drum should...Definitely the best live drumming CD." - Sound On Sound
"...this compilation represents the coming together of everything that has been learnt about drumming in the last thirty years - taut performances, impeccable recordings, skilful tuning and above all, the value of the groove...I can recommend this CD wholeheartedly...If these funky drums are from hell, the Devil still seems to have all the best music." - Music Technology
"Un must! Five Stars." - Keyboards (France)