Category Archives: User Music and Video Submissions

Sometimes You Need a Reminder

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A Beta Monkey user reminds us of what makes Beta Monkey different We received an email recently. At first view, it was a nice compliment about the work we do here at Beta Monkey. And, of course, it was a testament to the non-stop work by a very talented artist, Simon Reich. Simon has been […]

Metal Drum Tracks Still Flowing from the Double Bass Mania Series!

YouTube Screenshot of customer using Double Bass Mania drum loops and drum samples

Every now and then you get sucked down the Youtube wormhole and you come across all sorts of things. This video came up and we heard the drums and thought, “Hey, wait a minute, these drum tracks sound familiar!” Sure enough, the audio was constructed from the metal drum samples and loops in the Double […]

Live, acoustic drums? What a concept!

A nice find shared with us, making great use of the classic sounds found on Classic Backbeats II If you’re after the sounds of live acoustic drums played in the styles that launched rock-n-roll, the grooves and fills from Classic Backbeats II will do the trick. These are the kind of drums recorded the way […]

User Submitted Track Using Jazz Essentials II Drum Tracks

User submitted video using Jazz Essentials II

Live Jazz Drum Tracks in Action – Jazz Essentials II It’s always nice to hear what our drum loops and drum tracks can actually do when put into the right hands.We go to the best rooms and hand the sticks to some of the best players in the business so you can make your songs […]

User-Submitted Songs: Double Bass Mania Modern Metal in Action!

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The Only Real Metal Songwriting Resource Getting It Done! What can happen when you grab your very own copy of Double Bass Mania VII? What can you do with the right tools to create powerful metal drum tracks? Here are some user-submitted examples of what can be done with the brutal rhythms of Double Bass […]

User-Submitted Video Using Jazz Essentials II

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Jazz Essentials II Jazz Drum Loops: Commercial Our drums show up everywhere. Check out this one, using the full-take live jazz drum tracks from Jazz Essentials II. Video Info: Content Marketing for The New Summer Lamb Burger. Music from Beta Monkey Music, editing together tracks from their Jazz Drum Tracks collection. If you need some […]

User Submitted Music Using Beta Monkey Loops

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User Submitted Music Using Beta Monkey Loops One thing that has always separated us from the pack of loop sellers/producers is the quality and quantity of the final product (i.e., your music!). We used to keep up on everything we could find posted online or sent to us, but do so less and less as […]

Beta Monkey Drum Loops in Action!

Angel Reca – Florida based guitarist has been playing Hendrix and Hendrix inspired music since the seventies, he is one of the best in the business when it comes to Hendrix! The video features the bluesy-rock, rock drum loops of Drum Werks IX – get the same drum tracks behind your music. Learn more about […]

Introducing New Metal Drum Loops – Double Bass Mania I: Reloaded

Drum Loops for Metal - Double Bass Mania I Reloaded

Need Your Metal Drum Loops to Rip It Up? Introducing Double Bass Mania I: Reloaded! Bigger. Louder. Faster. Double Bass Mania I Reloaded metal drum loops are all-new for 2013. New content from start to finish: new sounds, new samples, and new grooves. We took the pure metal spirit of the original Double Bass Mania […]

Funk Drum Loops Songwriting Challenge!

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Rock Hard Funk III Hybrid Funk – Songwriting Challenge Winners! We gave our users a chance to win a free downloadable collection of drum loops with a simple challenge: Take a small selection of loops from our latest drum loops release Rock Hard Funk III and create an original musical composition that would capture the […]

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Metal Songwriting Contest

Metal Songwriting Contest Using Double Bass Mania

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Metal Songwriting Contest May/June Style: Metal We heard some brutal metal sent in for the contest. It was a testament to not only what can be done with the Beta Monkey Double Bass Mania Series of pure metal drum loops, but the absolute creativity and passion of the metal artists around […]

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Rock Songwriting Contest

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Rock Songwriting Contest January/February’s Style: Rock We were really floored with the diversity of entries for this contest. The styles ranged from classic rock to modern rock to all styles in-between. A completely eclectic mix of tunes, all unified by the general rock vibe. While all of the entries made great […]

Beta Monkey Odd Time Drum Loops Songwriting Contest

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Beta Monkey Drum Loops Odd Time Songwriting Contest April/May’s Style: Odd Time We were really floored with the diversity of entries for this contest. The styles ranged from classic prog rock to Zappa-inspired romps to styles we can’t even begin to label. Really, a totally and beautifully random collection of music linked by only one […]

Beta Monkey Metal Drum Loops Songwriting Contest

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Metal Songwriting Contest March’s Style: Metal We received more entries than we had anticipated for the March Metal Songwriting Contest. The styles ranged from old school metal and industrial metal to power and death metal – what a wide range of metal songs submitted. Believe us, it was NOT easy narrowing […]

Beta Monkey Rock Drum Loops Songwriting Contest

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Rock Songwriting Contest January’s Style: Rock We received 279 song submissions for the January songwriting contest. And, it quickly became clear that there are many definitions for “rock” out there. From acoustic ballads to power pop to full-blown metal, we heard a wide range of songs that could all be argued […]

Beta Monkey Video Contest Winners

Beta Monkey Video Contest Winners! After poring over the many diverse submissions we received for the Beta Monkey Video Contest, we’re proud to announce the winners. While we wished we could award prizes to everyone who posted videos on YouTube or sent videos directly, here are the ones that really stood out in a crowded […]

User-Submitted Video Using Double Bass Mania II

This one is great, an oldie but a goodie found on YouTube: Song/Video Details: Witchcraft in B minor Michael Williams Uploaded on Mar 21, 2008 Witchcraft in B minor 2th guitar track created with: -Beta Monkey Double Bass Mania II metal loops -Ibanez RG7420 -TonePort UX1 -Yamaha 5 string Bass -Cool Edit (yes from some […]