Beta Monkey Music has just released Odd Time Meltdown II, an all-new and exclusive odd meter collection of live acoustic drum grooves. Odd Time Meltdown II unleashes a potent and inspiring collection of grooves in 3, 5, and 7 to stretch songwriters beyond the safe confines of common time. Odd Time Meltdown II offers a dynamic collection of odd meter grooves built to inspire rock, prog-rock and fusion tracks. Meters covered include 3/4, 5/4, 7/4, 5/8 and 7/8 with a generous tempo span – 60 BPM to 150 BPM. Odd Time Meltdown II features over 350 powerful and tasteful acoustic grooves captured in one of Los Angeles' premier recording rooms. Odd Time Meltdown II is a complete package, featuring a wide variety of grooves in a versatile range of tempos as well as a complete multi-velocity sample set taken from the drums used to record the loops. Get your groove on in 3, 5, and 7. Odd Time Meltdown II will take your playing and songwriting to the next level. Odd Time Meltdown II Features:
- Dynamic Grooves: From slow hypnotic grooves to powerfully complex up-tempos, Odd Time Meltdown II delivers a versatile collection of contemporary and classic odd time grooves in variants of 3, 5, and 7.
- Greater Realism: With a seasoned pro behind the kit in one of L.A.'s best drum rooms, the emphasis is on longer loops for greater realism in your next rock or fusion project.
- Wide Tempo Range: 60, 75, 80, 100, 120, and 150 BPM.
- Cohesive Drum Sounds: All drum loops are taken from the SAME recording session (all grooves, fills, one shots, etc., are sonically-matched). Change tempos. Change feels. Mix time signatures for ever more complexity.
- Complete Multi-Velocity Drum and Cymbal Sample Set: All drums used in recording Odd Time Meltdown II are included as a multi-velocity sample collection. Add single voice accents where needed or sequence custom patterns.
- 330 (694 MB) original, license-free drum loops and drum/cymbal samples. All loops and samples are available in 16/44 or 24/44 acidized WAV and APPLE LOOPS (AIFF) format. REX2 format update to follow.
- 230 (176 MB) multi-velocity drum and cymbal hits. Includes all drums used as well as crashes, chinas, rides and hi-hats.
- Additional Material: Endings, breakdowns, extended fills.
The library is available now via instant download or on CD.