Rare Groovin' takes you through the Roots of Funk & Soul, representing the late 60’s to mid 70’s, and is especially suitable for drum & bass, funk, hip hop & trip hop productions.
Each of the four volumes in the Old School Flavours collection offers varying drum performances in song form produced with a retro feel for that authentic sound. On each volume, each of 9 vintage kits plays 5 authentic song patterns.
Each song performance is divided into 3 x 4 bars of groove, comprising of a main groove (chorus), a simpler version (verse), and an intro or breakdown, with each section ending with its own fill. These grooves are accurate in both playing style and the sound of the kits.
Volume 1 - Rare Groovin' takes you through the Roots of Funk & Soul, representing the late 60’s to mid 70’s, and is especially suitable for drum & bass, funk, hip hop & trip hop productions.
|Author: Technologica Magazine
"This Zero-G collection looks not at the future of music but goes back, way back. There's a huge Nu Soul, retro funk thang going on at the moment and the four volume Old School Flavours collection is right on target, covering the Rare Groove (Rare Groovin'), sexy Seventies funk (Superfunk), classic Soul (Vintage Soul) and early disco influenced 'proper' house (Houseparty) spectrum.
Put it this way, the minute this package landed on my desk, the studio team downstairs nicked it and went into sample frenzy. Old School Flavours is an impressive selection of rhythmic black music grooves with the files broken down into three different sections: 4 bars of Main Groove (Chorus), 4 bars of what is called "simpler versions" or verse, and 4 bars of Offbeat Syncopated versions.
Basically, if you want to get seriously down and funky in the most general sense of the term this collection is a must, especially if you haven't got a monstrous record collection spanning three and a bit decades of cool stuff. And even if you have, you won't be able to resist using Old School Flavours just for the downright convenience of it."
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