70s new wave drops multi track i
70s New Wave Drops - Multi Track Version

Genre: Drums

Additional Styles: Percussion, Rock, Disco, Funk, and Live Music

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BPM: 95 - 167

The late 1970s; a time of denim, big hair, drainpipes and the explosion of New Wave music. Leaving behind the days of God Save The Queen–style anarchy, New Wave bands drew on influences such as the Velvet Underground and New York Dolls whilst throwing in synths and electronic production to turn music in a fresh 'post-punk' direction.

New Wave was pioneered by acts from both the US and UK, particularly Talking Heads, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Nick Lowe, Blondie and Joe Jackson. By the turn of the decade various sub genres were appearing, most significantly the New Romantic era, which included bands like Duran Duran, Japan, Ultravox and Adam & The Ants. Moving into the 90s, bands like Stereolab, Saint Etienne and Elastica were still influenced by the genre, later paving the way for the explosion of Brit Pop. More recently, the 2000’s saw a new sub-genre, the ‘New’ New Wave, (yes, really!) with The Strokes, Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Franz Ferdinand taking the limelight.

So, Introducing ‘70s New Wave Drops’; a perfectly condensed drum album featuring 70s Costello sounding New Wave drum tracks with a couple of country feels thrown in – That’s right, we’ve done the hard bit for you! The album features the drumming skills of Elvis Costello & The Attractions’ Pete Thomas, who’s performed on the majority of Costello albums and has been an integral part of the band from 1977 right up to the present day.

Another name synonymous with New Wave is Roger Bechirian. Having been responsible for producing, recording and mixing many of Costello’s albums (and other works by Nick Lowe, Squeeze and The Undertones), who better to add their expertise to the ‘70s New Wave Drops album than Roger himself?

With eleven classic New Wave drum tracks and two other country feels on the album, ranging from 80BPM to 167BPM, there’s swinging grooves and serious snare action – all you need if Costello-esque drum beats are what you’re looking for.

Now for the detail. The kit was provided by Drumhire (www.drumhire.com) who supplied both a Gretsch and a DW Collector Series kit. We combined the best of both kits using the DW kick drum with Gretsch toms, Pete brought in the same original Ludwig 400 snare that was used on many famous Costello recordings. We also used a 1970’s Ludwig Black Beauty snare drum on a couple of tracks.

‘70s New Wave Drops’ album was recorded at Miloco’s The Square, a quirky studio in the heart of Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, using an SSL G Series console with Telefunken and Calrec mic pre’s. The kit was mic’d up with 12 microphones including Coles Ribbons, Neumann U47 FETs and AKG C28 valve mics. All of the tracks were recorded on to a 16 track 2” analogue tape machine.

Based around an SSL G Series console and a fantastic collection of outboard, Miloco’s Engine Room was the obvious choice for mixing. EAR valve EQs, Manley Vari-Mu Compressors and Calrec PQ1161 EQs all feature prominently in the mix.

The Multi-tracks (which are just the 4 mic positions) come as full length live multi-tracks and song construction loops. These packs include a tempo map and OMF file to export into other DAW. We also provide patches for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Reason, Reaper, Studio One and Ableton Live and the audio comes as 24 Bit WAVs. The Multi-track Song Loops are locked to the beat and cut into song structures such as Intro, verse, chorus, middle 8, bridge and Outro.

Check out Pete Thomas and Roger Bechirian discussing recording and mixing these drum samples here.

Please note, this is the Multi Track version. Check out the Loop version HERE and Stems version HERE

Kontakt and BFD Versions are available at Plugin Boutique HERE

 

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  • 100BPM Multi Track 11
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • 3/4 swung light shuffle groove based on Dusty Springfield's Just A Little Lovin’ with interesting backbeat placement that gives it a half time vibe. Useful and not too heavy it also features fills between sections and a chorus vibe that has a more predominantly three feel and is played on the ride.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room Microphone
    • Mono Kit Microphone
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 3 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 8 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • PDF Manual
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  • 109BPM Multi Track 10
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Unusual hi hat pattern and funk groove based on Pete's drum track for ''New Lace Sleeves'' by Elvis Costello
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 2 x 4 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 6 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 12 Bar Verse Loops
    • 3 x 10 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 10 Bar Middle 8 Loops
    • 2 x 12 Bar Bridge Loops
    • 1 x 2 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 110BPM Multi Track 13
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Fast, straight country shuffle which Pete Thomas uses a lot with his country band Jacksh*t.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room Microphone
    • Mono Kit Microphone
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Intro Loop
    • 2 x 8 Bar Verse Loops
    • 4 x 8 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loop
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 130BPM Multi Track 01
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • 'This years Girl'' by Elvis Costello.Based on the ''Ticket to ride'' groove by the Beatles. A jerky mid tempo groove.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 2 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 4 x 8 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 10 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 12 Bar Verse Loops
    • 1 x 16 Bar Verse Loop
    • 3 x 16 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 138BPM Multi Track 04
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Rocking sound of thumping the toms and snare based on the track ''Pump it Up'' by Elvis Costello and the Attractions
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 2 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Intro Loop
    • 1 x 10 Bar Verse Loop
    • 1 x 12 Bar Verse Loop
    • 1 x 14 Bar Verse Loop
    • 2 x 16 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 12 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 2 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loops
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 140BPM Multi Track 07
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Pounding tom rock intro and bass drum led track as featured on ''Peace Love and Understanding'' by Elvis Costello
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Intro Loop
    • 3 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 3 x 8 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 12 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 3 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loops
    • 1 x 4 Bar Bridge Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Bridge Loop
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 143BPM Multi Track 06
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • A rocking pop track based on Pete's drums on ''Olivers Army'' by Elvis Costello. Upper mid tempo with lots of roll led fills.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Intro Loop
    • 7 x 8 Bar Verse Loops
    • 1 x 6 Bar Verse Loop
    • 1 x 11 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 2 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loops
    • 1 x 8 Bar Bridge Loop
    • 1 x 2 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 148BPM Multi Track 05
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Based on Pete's drum track for ''Radio radio'' by Elvis Costello. An urgent upper mid tempo with 4rs in the chorus and lots of fills.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 9 Bar Intro Loop
    • 2 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 12 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 6 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 14 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 150BPM Multi Track 02
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Based on Pete's drum track for ''Radio radio'' by Elvis Costello. An urgent upper mid tempo with 4rs in the chorus and lots of fills.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 9 Bar Intro Loop
    • 2 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 12 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 6 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 14 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 158BPM Multi Track 09
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • A 90's trainbeat groove Pete played on ''Whiskey Trail'' by Los Lobos. A shuffle on the snare and a swung hi-hat.The chorus switches to shuffle snare and swung ride with builds and accents.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 2 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 10 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 8 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loop
    • 1 x 2 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 160BPM Multi Track 12
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Mid Tempo brushes country rock groove in 4/4.
    • ProTools 9 session file
    • Logic 9 session file
    • Ableton Live 8 session file
    • Cubase 6 session file
    • Reaper 4 session file
    • Reason 7 session file
    • Studio One 2.5 session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room Microphone
    • Mono Kit Microphone
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 1 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 12 Bar Intro Loop
    • 1 x 8 Bar Verse Loop
    • 1 x 16 Bar Verse Loop
    • 3 x 16 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 16 Bar Middle 8 Loop
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 167BPM Multi Track 03
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Mid Tempo Funk groove based on Pete Thomas' drum track for ''I don't want to go to Chelsea'' by Elvis Costello. A medium tempo funky track with different verse and chorus grooves and various fills dotted around. This track was inspired by Mitch Mitchell's licks on Jimi Hendrix's track ''Fire''.
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room L, Room R
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 2 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 2 x 8 Bar Intro Loops
    • 2 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 1 x 16 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 14 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 1 x 12 Bar Chorus Loop
    • 2 x 8 Bar Middle 8 Loops
    • 1 x 1 Bar Outro Fill Loop
    • 1 x 16 Bar Outro Loop
    • 1 x 4 Bar Outro Loop
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
  • 95BPM Multi Track 08
    $6.42
    what's inside?
    • Ragamuffin/New Orleans snare/hat beat based on Pete's drum track ''Dream in Blue'' from Los Lobos's Kiko album
    • Pro Tools 9 Session file
    • Logic 9 Session file
    • Cubase 6 Session file
    • Ableton Live 8 Session file
    • Reaper 4 Session file
    • Studio One 2.5 Session file
    • Tempo Map
    • OMF File
    • Full Length MP3 Preview
    • Audio Folder containing 24 bit 44.1 kHz WAVs
    • Files included:
    • Kick In
    • Kick Out
    • Floor Tom
    • Rack Tom
    • Snare Bottom
    • Snare Top
    • Hi Hat
    • Overhead L, Overhead R
    • Room Left & Right
    • Ableton & Reaper Wave view files
    • Multi-track Loops:
    • 1 x 2 Bar Intro Fill Loop
    • 2 x 16 Bar Verse Loops
    • 2 x 8 Bar Chorus Loops
    • 1 x 2 Bar Outro Fill Loops
    • PDF Manual
    add to cart
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