Loopmasters present Biggabush Afro Electro Dub – an all-encompassing fusion of sound built on the roots of African music and Dub, from the studio of veteran producer Glyn `Bigga’ Bush. Featuring Live Drums, 808s and analogue Synths alongside live instruments, you’re sure to find what you need with this 100% Royalty Free collection!
Glyn was a key member of Dub-House maestros Rockers Hi Fi who made a number of seminal albums during the 90s for the Island, Warner Bros and K7 labels, including the infamous DJ Kicks - The Black Album. Glyn went on to produce a number of albums for Stereo Deluxe and Jazzanova's Sonar Kollektiv label, performing DJ gigs all over Europe, in Japan and America. He has remixed for Sly & Robbie, Black Uhuru, Bob Marley & the Wailers, Paul Weller, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Gilles Peterson's MC Earl Zinger, Vieux Farka Toure, Ennio Morricone, Radioactiveman and Blood Wine or Honey as well as collaborating with Fela Kuti's drummer Tony Allen.
Biggabush Afro Electro comes with 1.26Gb of content with Loops, One Shots, Sampler Patches and Rex2 Loops ready for deployment. 391 tempo-synced Loops feature original breakbeats based on live Samples and Loops, as well as classic drum machine sounds from Roland 606, 707, 808 and 909! Expect deep Synth Basslines and Live Bass grooves, and a warm selection of instruments to add melodic flavours – including Arps, Pads, Chords, Plucks and Stabs, from an array of Keys, Synths, Organ and Pianos. As an accomplished guitar and bass player, Glyn has including a host of Afro-influenced melody lines as well as multi-use funk chords and sinuous basslines.
Each element has been treated and produced to slip right into your existing music, or give you inspiration for the future. Over 200 One Hit samples have been put together to sequence in your own style – these include Drums, FX, Bass, Synths, Vocals, Guitar Chords – and 5 Multi Sampled Instruments. Hundreds of Rex2 Loops and 38 Sampler Patches are included to expand the creative possibilities!
Equipment used to create this pack includes Fender Jazzmaster guitar and Precision bass, Roland Juno-60, Korg Mini 500, Novation Bass station and Vintage Keys, Roland TR8 and TB3 - guaranteeing a fine selection of phat and phizzing analogue sounds you're unlikely to hear anywhere else.
From 74-160BPM, Biggabush Afro Electro brings you a worldwide selection of sounds for Afrobeat, Funk, Electro, Hip Hop, Breakbeats, House and many other genres.
The bass section features the infamous “40 foot bass machine” that was a legendary part of the Rockers Hi Fi subsonic sound – in actuality, a Fujiha D9e drawbar organ module with adjustable distortion – perfect for all your low-end requirements. With Basslines inspired by Robbie Shakespeare, Aston “Family Man “ Barrett and Errol “Flabba” Holt, and Live drum parts recorded on a Gretsch kit with percussion parts played on woodblocks, afoxe, sencero (african bells), caixixi, agogos, guiro and ganzas – a world and wealth of musical elements will come flowing into your music.
In detail expect to find 1.26Gb of content with 595 individual 24 bit Wav samples. 391 Loops include 81 Percussion Loops, 45 Snare & Rim Loops, 40 Full Drum Loops, 36 Hat Loops, 34 Synth Loops, 33 Kick Loops, 33 Synth Bass Loops, 31 Guitar Loops, 24 Organ Loops, 13 Bass Guitar Loops, 6 Clap Loops, 4 Top Loops, 4 Kick Hat Loops, 3 Kick Snare Loops, 3 Ride Loops and 1 Kick Sub Loop. 204 One hits include 74 Drum Hits, 61 FX, 19 Bass Hits, 13 Vocal Hits, 3 Bass Multis [27 Samples], Guitar Chords, and 2 Guitar Multis [8 Samples]. 413 Rex2 Files and 38 sampler patches for NNXT, Halion, Kontakt, Exs24 and Sfz.
Glyn also produced the Magic Drum Orchestra whose Samba Drums & Percussion pack on Loopmasters is an essential tool for a multiplicity of productions.
Biggabush Afro Electro is an international melting pot of sounds, fully ready to be locked and loaded into your music. Log in to download a free taster pack and check out the demos above to hear more!
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