Beta Monkey Music’s Rock Hard Funk II, brings another round of funk and funk-rock drum loops and samples to the Beta Monkey library of groove solutions. With 400 live acoustic grooves to inspire any songwriter looking for a strong rhythmic foundation, this collection takes the attitude of rock and pop and infuses it with the groove-centric vibe of funk. Add a drum sound perfect for today’s mixes and you’ve got the perfect drum track solution.
Scale down the drum set to its essentials and mix in equal parts of rock, pop, funk – the perfect recipe for bringing some rhythmic emotion emotion to your songwriting. Fresh and modern yet with a clear eye on the roots of funk and rock, Rock Hard Funk II will bring all the grooves you expect as well as ones that defy categorization. Solid grooves for rock and pop, syncopated grooves for RnB and funk, Rock Hard Funk II brings a signature blend of drumming straight from Los Angeles to your studio.
A wide variety of tempos and feels offer songwriters a quick and easy way to to build funk rock, RnB flavored, or pop rock tracks that feel right and sound great. We also recorded the beautiful sounds of a maple Yamaha Phoenix acoustic drumkit, capturing all the rhythmic voices to complement the loops. This matching set of drum and cymbal samples allow greater flexibility in drum track construction, whether you’re adding samples for additional flavor or using them in your favorite software to sequence new and fresh beats.
It’s all about the groove with Rock Hard Funk II, bringing the special groove sauce your drum tracks demand. Part of the L.A. Returns Series.
Beta Monkey’s Rock Hard Funk II Features:
- Versatile mix of funk, pop, and funk styles: Whether it’s a straight 2’s and 4’s with a little hi-hat work or more syncopated patterns, a full array of rhythmic experimentation and feel.
- Superior Rhythmic Realism: Why settle for lifeless quantized monotony or, worse, lo-fi drums captured in a drummer’s garage or studio loft? Let Rock Hard Funk II bring well-tuned, professionally-recorded drums to your music. Dynamic groove energy with the sound to match.
- Cohesive Groove Sets: All beats, fills, and samples were recorded in a single recording session – the L.A. Returns Sessions. Seamlessly blend any loop from the disc. The ultimate in consistency for multiple song projects.
- Fully-Sampled Drum and Cymbal Samples: All elements of a Yamaha Phoenix drumkit as well as matching Zildjian cymbals are included. Build new fresh grooves or augment any of the included groove loops.
- Professional Production: With gold and platinum experience behind the kit and console, Rock Hard Funk II delivers the quality your music deserves.
Rock Hard Funk II Sample Library Stats:
- 425 original, license-free drum loops and samples (699 MB for 24/44 version or 466 MB for 16/44).
- 174 (210 MB) multi-velocity drum and cymbal samples.
- ALL 16-bit, 24-bit ACIDized WAV and APPLE/AIFF, formats included for download option and hard copy DVD purchases.
Rock Hard Funk II Test Drive Sets
16/44 WAV Preview Set (13.0 MB .zip file)
24/44 WAV Preview Set (16 MB .zip file)