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Alt Rock Drums
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Genre: Rock

Additional Styles: Drums


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Sampler Patches

BPM: 85 - 158

Frontline Producer proudly present Alt Rock Drums, a sleek selection of alternative rock rhythms played by esteemed collaborator Jon Atkinson! Everything included is 100% royalty free and ready for use in your music out of the box.

Known as a drums specialist in all genres, chances are you’ve already heard Jon playing on recent movies such as Johnny English Strikes Again and Paddington 2, TV series like Inside Number 9, Hold The Sunset, Doctor Who and Roobarb And Custard Too, plus album tracks for Kim Wilde, Rick Astley and Nik Kershaw amongst others.

This collection focusses on the sound of Indie, or Alt-Rock drums. Inspired by the sounds of Parquet Courts, Pearl Jam, R.E.M, TheeohSees, Spit Shake Sisters and Ty Segall, these have been recorded very dry and punchy with a compact and in your face sound. No reverb, but heavy compression bringing up the room space. Crunchy vibes using overdriven preamps, guitar pedals and hardware distortions. These samples were all recorded 24bit at 44.1kHz using Antelope Orion converters into Protools Ultimate. Tempos included are 85-158bpm, ensuring you’ve got the rhythm section you need no matter what energy level you’re working at!

Mics used were Beyerdynamic M160 ribbon mics for the overheads, AKG D112 inside kick,
Beyerdynamic MC740 front of kick, Audix i5 top snare, Shure SM57 bottom snare, AKG vintage 414 room, AKG vintage C451E on hats, Beyerdynamic MC930 on toms, Shure SM7B in Wurst position. Preamps were a mix of Audient and Yamaha Kit used was 1980ʼs Gretsch with Remo heads.

Snares were Yamaha Manu Katche 14x5.5, Kaman Legend 14x5, Yamaha JR Robinson 15x4, Ludwig 80ʼs Copperphonic, Custom Aluminium 14x5 with wood hoops, Noble and Cooley Classic SS 14x5, Slingerland 1950ʼs Radio King 14x5 and Tama Metalworks 12x5. You’ll also hear Distortion from the Elektron Analog Heat and a whole heap of other guitar pedals.

In detail, expect to find 563 MB of content, with all audio recorded at 24Bit 44.1KHZ. There are 132 Live Drum Loops, 86 Drum Hits and 14 Soft Sampler Patches for Kontakt, EXS24/Sampler, NNXT and SFZ.

Log in to download a free taster pack and check out the specs and demos to find out more! This collection is also fully Loopcloud ready. More information can be found about Loopmasters award winning software here:

Any references to any brands on this site/page, including reference to brands and instruments, are provided for description purposes only. For example references to instrument brands are provided to describe the sound of the instrument and/or the instrument used in the sample. Loopmasters do not have (nor do they claim) any association with or endorsement by these brands. Any goodwill attached to those brands rest with the brand owner. Loopmasters or its Suppliers do not accept any liability in relation to the content of the sample or the accuracy of the description. "RHODES" is a registered trademark of Joseph A Brandstetter.

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